R.M.F. Road to Lakeland: District Tournament Previews and Predictions

By: Jesse Nadelman (Staff Writer) and Jean Dubuisson II (Founder) That went by quick. Unfortunately – but fortunately – the regular season is coming to a close and now is when it gets fun. It’s unfortunate because the season went by so quick, but it’s playoff time upcoming, with district tournaments starting as soon as February 6th in South Florida. …

Young but Ready to Strike: University School’s Trio of Sophomore Five-Stars Balsa Koprivica and Vernon Carey Jr., and head coach Adrian Sosa Jr.

University School duo Vernon Carey Jr. and Balsa Koprivica have become two of the top players in the nation. (Photos: Jim Donnelly- left; Ryan Kuttler-right) By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer ON A TYPICAL AFTERNOON, two teenagers sat and hung out like teenagers, playing video games and relaxing. Texting, snap-chatting, checking up on Instagram while battling in a game of NBA …

North Broward Prep Opens Astonishing New Athletic Global Wellness Center

By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – North Broward Prep has opened a state-of-the-art, 40,000+ square foot athletic and wellness center that the school has been constructing for more than a year now. The athletic center is armed with a plethora of outstanding facilities, mirroring that of a college. It consists of a brand new basketball arena that …

Batman and Robin {Jordan Wright & RaiQuan Gray}

RaiQuan Gray & Jordan Wright

Once Dillard wraps up practice, star forwards Raiquan ‘Turk’ Gray and Jordan Wright put on pick up games worthy of admission.  Putting aside a bond as lifelong best friends, Gray and Wright take turns beating up on each other. It’s no blood, no foul as Gray and his solid, 6-8, 245-pound frame takes Wright to the hoop. The 6-6, 228 pound Wright counters …

Anthony Polite: Saint Andrews’ Swiss Machine Has Taken South Florida by Storm

Anthony Polite

Saint Andrew’s guard Anthony Polite has dominated in four seasons for the Scots. But how did he get to this point? (Photo: Palm Beach Post) By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer JOHNNY O’CONNELL sat in his office, just a couple weeks removed from taking Saint Andrew’s to states before falling to Lake Highland Prep in the state final game at the …

The evolution of Jelani Hewitt

Jelani Hewitt

Inside an Atlanta High school gym, former Northeast High star Jelani Hewitt is prepping for year two of his professional career. Scrimmages alongside fellow pros and would-be pros are fierce as Hewitt showcases the skills which made the Rhein Stars from Germany’s Second Division Pro A League sign him on Monday.  “The offseason has been about adding different moves to …

Zach Gillion – Lead by faith

Zach Gillion

It’s not a stretch to say Zach Gillion treats basketball like a religion.  Gillion, the Oakland Park Northeast girls coach eats, sleeps, and breathes it.  Yet when push came to shove, Gillion chose his religious beliefs over basketball.  Gillion coached the Hurricanes to its first FHSAA State championship game last March and then without hesitation, walked away from coaching it because it fell on the Seventh Day Adventist …

Complete 2016-17 Basketball Season Preview Form

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Please complete and submit this form no later than Saturday, November 5, 2016 to help us cover your team and South Florida basketball properly. Email Season Schedule and Complete Roster to team@rmfmag.com Thank you!     Share List