May 23, 2023
BOYS ROUNDUP: 16U, 15U teams finish second

By Tom Robinson, MANHEIM – The NEPA Elite 16U Tillery and 15U Dempsey boys teams each won semifinals early Sunday afternoon to reach championship games where they settled for second place in their 12-team divisions in The Summit, a Zero Gravity Basketball event. Both finalists made the semifinals by going 2-0 to win three-team…

May 23, 2023
GIRLS ROUNDUP: Clark, Alers teams win pools

Playing up an age group in the Atlantic City Showcase could not stop the unbeaten NEPA Elite 14U Clark girls team. The Clark team went 4-0 in three days of Select Events Basketball competition at the Atlantic City Convention Center, capped by Sunday’s 41-35 victory over Mass Huskies-Che to finish first in the 15U Division…

May 22, 2023
GIRLS ROUNDUP: 14U teams keep winning

The two 14U teams accounted for all three of the NEPA Elite girls teams victories Saturday in the Atlantic City Showcase, a Select Events Basketball competition at the Convention Center. The NEPA Elite 14U Alers team won twice while the unbeaten 14U Clark team won its only game. They were part of a 3-7 effort…

May 21, 2023
BOYS ROUNDUP: Two teams advance to semifinals

By Tom Robinson, MANHEIM – Two NEPA Elite boys teams won their pools Saturday while the other two split their two games in bracket play as The Summit, a Zero Gravity event, got underway at Spooky Nook Sports. NEPA Elite teams had a combined 7-2 record on the first day of the two-day event…

May 20, 2023
ROUNDUP: 3 comebacks help girls create 7-2 day in AC

By Tom Robinson, ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The 16U Rini team played a near flawless second half and NEPA Elite girls teams combined to finish off three significant comebacks Friday while the club’s teams were going a collective 7-2 in the first of three days of action in Select Events Basketball’s Atlantic City Showcase…

May 7, 2023
ROUNDUP: McMiller, Jacklinski have high-scoring days

Pictured above: Jaelyn Alers was one of the contributors to NEPA Elite’s 14U girls teams going 4-0 Saturday. By Tom Robinson, Kiyomi McMiller and Chrissy Jacklinski had high-scoring individual performances Saturday while a series of strong team defensive efforts led the younger half of the NEPA Elite teams to have a perfect day in…

April 30, 2023
Boys teams drop final two games at Spring Jam Fest

NEPA Elite boys teams concluded play in The Hoop Group’s Spring Jam Fest Sunday, dropping a pair of competitive afternoon games. The Long Island Lightning defeated the NEPA Elite 16U Tillery team in the 16U Platinum Division losers’ bracket, 55-45. The Tillery team went 2-2 on the weekend, winning its first two games to reach…

April 30, 2023
ROUNDUP: Boys continue in Spring Jam Fest

Pictured above: Will Marion in a file photo from this year’s KYDA Invitational. Two of the four NEPA Elite boys teams concluded play Saturday in The Hoop Group’s Spring Jam Fest while the other two will continue into Sunday at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim, Lancaster County. A recap of Saturday’s results: NEPA Elite 17U…

April 29, 2023
Romanowski transferring to Scranton

By Tom Robinson, The University of Scranton women’s basketball team continues to add to its local influence through transfers. Former NEPA Elite 17U Clark team player Kaeli Romanowski, a Western Wayne graduate, will join the Lady Royals next season after beginning her college career with one season playing for Landmark Conference rival Elizabethtown College….