Archive for April, 2021

April 29, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

NEPA Elite will have several teams in action during Saturday and Sunday’s KYDA Invitational, including the Coyle 17U boys team, which will test itself against the highest level of competition with four 17U Platinum Division games. The two-day event will also use other locations around the Scranton area, but the 17U Platinum Division, featuring many […]

April 28, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

The KYDA Invitational will bring some of top individual and team talent in AAU basketball to Riverfront Sports in Scranton Saturday and Sunday. Jalen Duren, a 6-foot-10 center from Philadelphia, who plays at Montverde Academy in Florida, highlights the list. Duren is ranked as the nation’s No. 2 recruit from the Class of 2022 by […]

April 28, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

Oswald Cross followed an example. Then, he served as one. With influence from his high school coach, Victor Hall, “Oz” Cross developed an interest in using basketball to help youth in need in other ways. While working as an assistant coach at St. John’s University, he shared those ideas with Kevin Clark, one of the […]

April 27, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

By Tom Robinson, NEPA Elite News Seven players from the NEPA Elite AAU club in Scranton helped make the Lackawanna League the most decorated in the state when it came to first-team selections on the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Girls Basketball team that was announced Monday afternoon. Rachael Rose, Cecelia Collins, Moriah Murray and Ciera […]

April 25, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

By Tom Robinson, NEPA Elite News MANHEIM – Claire Dougherty took over the middle offensively in the first game. The NEPA Elite Rini 17U girls defense closed it off in the second. The result was a pair of comfortable victories in the 2022 Division Pool N Sunday and a strong finish to the season-opening Live! […]

April 25, 2021

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by: ckucharski

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Categories: NEPA Elite

The NEPA Elite Wignot 17U boys team left The Hoop Group’s Pittsburgh Jam Fest on a winning note Sunday, beating TNBA Select, 69-64, in its only game of the day. The Wignot team won both of its games after being placed in a four-team bracket with other second-round losers from the 17U Platinum Division and […]