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Photos: Dunbar vs Alter Football

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Photos: Northridge vs Eaton Football

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Wayne Knocks Off Centerville Again To Advance In The Playoffs

Huber Heights, Ohio — A rivalry that has taken over the GWOC has been Wayne and Centerville. Whether its Lawrent Rice versus Gabe Cupps in basketball. Or Cam Fancher versus Chase Harrison in football, you know it will be a good contest. The Warriors came into this game fresh off a heartbreaking loss in the […]

Photos: Centerville vs Wayne Football

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Football Playoff’s Week 1: Top Games and Schedule in D1/D2/D3

Division I After a last second hail mary loss to Cade Rice and Northmont, the Springboro Panthers rattled off two straight wins against Beavercreek and Centerville. But when they collided with Te’Sean Smoot and the high-powered Springfield offense, things fell apart. The Panthers were then upset last week by Fairmont who knocked them off 10-7 […]

Photos: Wayne vs Northmont Football

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Alter Pulls Away In The Second Half In Blowout Victory

Centerville, Ohio — It was a cold and rainy night at Centerville. The Alter Knights hosted the Chaminade Julienne Eagles for a GCL Co-Ed rivalry that was being broadcasted on Thursday Night Lights. This rivalry game had a lot of drama in 2019. Last season, C-J came into this game boasting an 8-1 record and […]

Football: Top Games & Full Week 6 Schedule

After getting off to a rough start, Alter has bounced back. The Knights have won three straight including a 28-7 win over a very talented McNicholas team last week. Alter has the top run offense in the GCL Co-Ed. They will need to rely on running back Branden McDonald for another strong performance if they […]

Piqua Takes Down Tipp To Win The MVL Title

Tipp City, Ohio — The 3-0 Tippecanoe Red Devils welcomed the 4-0 Piqua Indians at Tipp City Park for a matchup that would decide the winner of the MVL Miami division. Tippecanoe was coming off of one of the biggest wins in Matt Burgbacher’s second season since returning to Tipp. The Red Devils knocked off Burgbacher’s […]

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Northmont Completes Insane Comeback In OT Thriller

Clayton, Ohio — The game of the night on Friday was a battle for first place in the GWOC as #1 Springfield (3-0) traveled to Englewood to battle #2 Northmont (3-0). This game was also a big-time matchup between two of the top quarterbacks in the state in Te’Sean Smoot and Cade Rice. When Rice was […]

Dunbar Knocks Off Juggernaut Belmont In City League Opener

Dayton, Ohio — A rivalry that has controlled the City League the last couple of seasons has been Belmont and Dunbar. Belmont hadn’t lost a City League game coming into this matchup since they fell to Thurgood in October of 2014. The five-time defending City League champs have built a legacy the past couple of […]

Elmore makes the move to Dunbar official

Dayton, Ohio — It all started with rumors circulating in the Dayton area that Thurgood Marshall assistant coach and Team Flyght 17U head coach Tony Dixon had been named the new coach at Dunbar. This rumors turned out to be true as former head coach Lyle Cole has stepped down. Cole is the uncle of […]

Kebba Njie Leaving Centerville To Join Nationally Ranked Team

Centerville, Ohio— Coming off two straight district finals appearances and multiple close outcomes against nationally ranked Moeller, the Centerville Elks were looking to have historic seasons for the next two to three years. Sharpshooter, Tom House, has been one of Dayton’s many faces of this year’s stock rise Summer, along with 6’7″ stretch, Rich Rolf. […]

Dayton Alumni Possibly Joining Beavercreek Staff

Beavercreek, Ohio— Coach Steve Pittman has turned the Beavercreek program in a full 360 after only his first year with the Beavers. The former Beavercreek and Dayton grad, led the Beavers to their first winning season since 2016 and first district finals game in twenty years. But, now Pittman might not be the only former […]

Same Friday Knights, New Faces

Kettering, Ohio — At 1:15 on Saturday, August 8th, Miami Valley Hoop Vault broke the news of elite Dayton point guard, Ryan Chew, officially transferring to Kettering Alter. The 2022 prospect, and former Bellbrook stand out, has been contemplating the decision for a while now . . . “I’ve been playing on and off now […]

Ben Knostman commits to Winthrop University

Tipp City, Ohio — The news broke quietly and suddenly on Thursday night, as Tippecanoe star and reigning MVL player of the year Ben Knostman had committed to Winthrop University. The incoming senior held other offers from Lehigh, UNOH, Malone, Point Park, Saginaw Valley St., Ashland, and Indiana Wesleyan. Knostman is the first Tipp player to […]

Where Are They Now: Kendall Moore

In his final run with Belmont, with the combination of his sharp shooting, scoring ability, speed, and vertical, Kendall Moore proved to be one of the best players in Dayton’s stacked 2019 class. Moore showed up big throughout his final season, including scoring 31 of his team’s 46 points against a state ranked, Taft. He […]

Did Jacob Conner prove he’s the best in Dayton’s 2022 class ?

Dayton, Ohio — Players around the area have been busy these past weekends as basketball has made its long awaited return, with AAU. But, besides practice and training, players haven’t had much to do during their week days. We decided to change that by teaming up with Corey Albertson of Triple Double Prospects to present […]

Reichert knew in his heart that Mercyhurst was the right fit

Jackson Center, Ohio — A player that has dominated the SCAL the past couple of seasons has been Aidan Reichert. The 6’4″ big averaged 17.6 points per game last season and led the Tigers to a regional-final run, which was ended by COVID-19. As a sophomore last season, Reichert was named on the All-SCAL first team. […]

The Beginning of the End For Thurgood Marshall . . .

Springfield, Ohio — When the phrase ‘Dayton high school basketball powerhouse’ is said, what teams come to mind? Is it the defending division two state champion Trotwood Rams? Or maybe the school that’s put out countless division one athletes like Trey Landers and Xeyrius Williams, in Wayne. Could it be the emerging powerhouse led by […]

Where Are They Now: Amari Davis

Amari Davis capped off his last dance with Trotwood-Madison by making school history in 2019. Alongside Justin Stephens (Toledo Football), Malachi Matthews (Edison State) and 2020 standouts, Carl Blanton (Eastern Arizona) & Sammy Anderson (Cincinnati Football), the loaded rams team brought Trotwood their first division two state championship for basketball. Davis finished out his senior […]

Belmont’s four-star Shawn Phillips to team up with Emoni Bates

Dayton, Ohio — The top player in the 2022 class Emoni Bates announced on his Instagram story he would be making a big announcement on Sports Center at 1:40. The assumptions went wild on social media. Many assuming he would either be announcing his commitment to a college or him transferring to a prep school […]

Dayton Rec Runs – Week Three Review

Dayton, Ohio — Week three of Coach Render & Coach Osborne’s Dayton rec runs were shaken up a bit from the previous week. In an attempt to be different, unique, and put a new twist on the rec runs, the coaches added two new teams, adjusted the rosters, and invited some new prospects. The runs […]

2019 GWOC Player Of The Year Finally Finds A Home

Kettering, Ohio — Dayton’s 2019 class was highlighted by an incredible set of prospects. Many of the city’s athletes found homes, a good handful at the division one level. The GWOC held arguably the most elite talent to make it to the next level. Sidney‘s Andre Gordon landed a scholarship with Texas A&M. Springfield‘s Ra’Heim […]

Top GCL Co-Ed Prospect Teaming Up With Meechie Johnson & Andy Barba

Cincinnati, Ohio — Following a 3rd place finish in the GCL Co-ED last season, McNicholas was on track to be arguably the best team in the conference for the 2020-2021 season. The team is losing the 2020 GCL Co-ED POTY, Evan Brunot, due to graduation. But, the team was on track to return their loaded […]

Dayton’s “All-Slept On” 1st Team

Dayton, Ohio — With the thousands upon thousands of basketball prospects in the Dayton area, there’s unfortunately going to be many that fall through the cracks, unrecruited and unnoticed. Overview This list makes up the top prospects in the city that have yet to receive any offers and have received minimal interest from colleges and […]

Bobby Jones named the new head coach at Greenville

Greenville, Ohio — Tri-Village head coach Bobby Jones has been named the new coach at Greenville. Former coach Kyle Joseph announced his contract would not be renewed on March 10th. Joseph took over as the head coach of the Green Wave during the 2016-17 season. Greenville last won the GWOC back in 2015 as they […]

Dayton Rec Recap

Dayton, Ohio — Basketball was back in the Dayton area on a Sunday afternoon, as Coach Render hosted his second “rec” held at the Flyght Academy. The event lasted around 3 hours and had some of the best talent in the Dayton City League and surrounding conferences. Some new and old faces stuck out. Thurgood […]

Mo Njie commits to DME Sports Academy

Centerville, Ohio — Centerville star big man Mo Njie announced on Twitter and Instagram that we will playing a post grad year at DME Sports Academy in Florida. Njie had multiple division one offers lined up from schools such as Dayton, Toledo, Providence, Xavier, and VCU. He also had interested from other division one schools. […]

Allen Lattimore will transfer to WC for his “last go around”

West Carrollton, Ohio — Stivers junior guard Allen Lattimore has announced he plans to transfer to West Carrollton for his senior season. Lattimore led the Stivers Tigers to the division three regional final, before their season was ended due to COVID-19. Lattimore will leave behind a bare Stivers team as they will also graduate seniors […]

Two New Rule Changes To Ohio Basketball

Columbus, Ohio — The Ohio High School Athletic Association have been busy with rule changes for high school sports around the state recently. Out of the changes, two will have a direct effect on high school basketball in the area. Both will immediately be going into effect in the upcoming season. The first rule dealt […]

Springboro Native Going JUCO After Reclassifying

Springboro, Ohio — Dayton’s class of 2019 was stacked with many unforgettable talents, spanning from Texas A&M’s Andre Gordon (Sidney) to Green Bay’s Amari Davis (Trotwood). But, one player you might not remember is Springboro‘s Garett Powell. Surrounded by Ohio Northern‘s Michael Berner and Willeon Yates, Powell led the Springboro Panthers to a 11-13 record […]

Brady Uhl commits to the University of the Cumberlands

Dayton, Ohio — As first reported on the Miami Valley Hoop Vault Instagram and Twitter pages, Alter guard Brady Uhl will be continuing his athletic and academic career at the University of the Cumberlands. Uhl built an impressive resume while at Alter as the Knights knocked off a very talented CJ squad last season and […]

Huntington Prep’s Next Star: Mekhi Elmore!?

Dayton, Ohio — Mekhi Elmore is a name that is very well known in the Dayton basketball community. The Thurgood Marshall prodigy has proved that he’s one of the best players in Ohio’s class of 2022 since middle school. Triple Double Prospects, a scouting service covering Kentucky & Ohio basketball, ranked him the sixth best […]

Brandon Gibson commits to Ohio Dominican

Dayton, Ohio — Chaminade Julienne guard and one of the top unsigned seniors in the Dayton area, Brandon Gibson will be continuing his athletic and academic career at Ohio Dominican. Gibson’s Eagles went 12-13 this season. Playing in the gauntlet that the GCL Co-Ed was this past season, CJ missed the leadership of graduated guard […]

Wildcats’ Cole becomes a Bison

Dayton, Ohio — This afternoon Springfield’s Raymans Cole decided to continue his college and basketball career at Bethony College. Bethany is an NCAA Division 3 school located in West Virginia. Cole averaged 8 points and 7 rebounds a game during this last season.

Chris Herbort commits to Florida Coastal Prep

Dayton, Ohio — As first reported on the Miami Valley Hoop Vault Instagram and Twitter pages, Beavercreek guard Chris Herbort will be continuing his athletic and academic career at Florida Coastal Prep. Herbort was part of the Beavercreek class that helped reshape the culture for the Beavers. Herbort was a major factor in their sixteen […]

Nolan Mader commits to Indiana Wesleyan

Dayton, Ohio — As first reported on the Miami Valley Hoop Vault Instagram and Twitter pages, Tippecanoe guard Nolan Mader will be continuing his athletic and academic career at Indiana Wesleyan University. Mader had an up and down senior year as he missed a major portion of the senior due to injury. One major highlight […]

Brett Kostoff named as new head coach for Springboro

Dayton, Ohio — The Springboro athletic department announced today that fromer La Salle associate head coach Brett Kostoff will be the new head basketball coach next season. Kostoff built an impressive resume while at La Salle as they finished 23-4 last season. Springboro finished 13-12 last season and they made it all the way to […]

Kalen McKinney commits to Edison State

Dayton, Ohio — As first reported on the Miami Valley Hoop Vault Instagram and Twitter pages, West Carrollton forward Kalen McKinney will continue his athletic career at Edison State College. McKinney led the MVL this past season in points per game and also led the West Carrollton Pirates to a 17-7 record. Edison State is […]

Carl Blanton commits to Eastern Arizona

Dayton, Ohio — As first reported on the Miami Valley Hoop Vault Instagram and Twitter pages, Trotwood-Madison guard Carl Blanton Jr. will continue his athletic career at Eastern Arizona College. Blanton was a two-time state champion while at Trotwood, as he won a basketball state title in the winter of 2019 and won a football […]

Anna defeats Nat. Trail in District Final

Vandalia, Ohio — The SCAL champion Anna Rockets came into Vandalia Butler High School on Saturday morning as they tried to become the third SCAL school to win a district title this season. They had to play National Trail who won the CCC this season as they’ve been led by junior guard Cameron Harrison. The first […]

Jackson Center survives close District Final win

Vandalia, Ohio — On Friday evening at Vandalia Butler High School, another Division IV District Final took place between the Jackson Center Tigers and the Cedarville Indians. Both teams came into the game having very good regular season performances, both coming in with records of 20-5. Jackson Center, led by Junior, and Shelby County Athletic League’s […]

Gutsy win moves Springboro to District Finals

Trotwood, Ohio — In a matchup of the underdogs, Springboro and Stebbins battled it out to try and face Moeller at the Cintas Center. Stebbins was fresh off a win against Sidney while Springboro had upset Miamisburg the game before that. Both of these teams wanted to continue their magical tournament runs as they will both […]

Scrappy play moves Stebbins past Sidney

Centerville, Ohio — The #9 Stebbins Indians squared off against the #3 Sidney Yellow Jackets in the second round of the tournament. The Indians were looking for revenge as Sidney had beaten them twice before in the regular season. Jalen Tolbert dropped 28 points in Stebbins’ last game against Franklin while Sidney comes in a little […]

Adam Duvall leads late comeback for ‘Creek

Vandalia, Ohio — Anthony Parker who is in his second season at West Carrollton and former Middletown assistant Steve Pittman who is in his first season at Beavercreek squared off in a sectional semi-final matchup at Butler high school. Both coaches have turned around their programs in a short period of time as Beavercreek went 8-15 […]

Milton-Union blows out Arcanum in second half

Clayton, Ohio — On Feburary 11th, Arcanum beat Milton-Union by 11. So when the two teams pulled each other to play in the first round of the tournament, it was safe to say the Trojans felt pretty confident heading into this game. Milton-Union made it clear that they didn’t want any part of Carter Gray. The […]

Turnovers kill Fairmont in tough loss

Centerville, Ohio — Usually, when a three and ten seed square off, it isn’t a close game. Fairmont is not your usual ten seed though. The Firebirds have accomplished a lot this season with an extremely young and inexperienced team. They knocked off Centerville, Wayne, and Springfield during the season but have struggled at times […]

Jaden Dahm leads Carroll past Troy

Centerville, Ohio — Entering this first-round matchup, both Troy and Carroll have had very different seasons this year. Troy has played a decently easy schedule up to this point with tough matchups against teams like Tippecanoe and Sidney while Carroll has played in the gauntlet of a conference with teams like Alter, Badin, and McNicholas […]

Late run not enough for Belmont

Centerville, Ohio — The first round of the division one tournament usually gives us some pretty interesting matchups and that was no different as the Belmont Bisons from the Dayton City League battled the Miamisburg Vikings from the GWOC. Miamisburg came into this season with some uncertainty as a lot of their GWOC championship team […]

Tolliver’s 23 points leads Springfield past Butler

Centerville, Ohio — The first round of the division one tournament held at Centerville opened up with an intriguing matchup between the #15 Butler Aviators and the #6 Springfield Wildcats. These two teams were pretty similar coming into the season as they both lost crucial seniors that led their teams last season. Josh Tolliver started […]

Stivers defeats Northridge to close out season

Dayton, Ohio — To wrap up the 2019-20 regular season, Stivers hosted Northridge for a rematch of last year’s down to the wire game. Stivers led by Tre Ellis mounted an 18 point comeback to beat the Polar Bears. Now a year later a lot of things are different. Ellis is no longer apart of […]

Centerville wins GWOC title outright

Centerville, Ohio — Before this week started, most people believed this game would be decided for a GWOC title. If Centerville won, they would be outright champions, if Beavercreek won they were co-champs. But after Centerville was upset by Fairmont on Tuesday that opened a door for Beavercreek. That door and the hopes of an […]

Oakwood defeats Northridge on senior night

Dayton, Ohio — Northridge looked to defend their home court on senior night as Denison University commit Darren Rubin and the Oakwood Lumberjacks came to town. Northridge was coming off of a loss the previous night to Madison as they fell 56-39. The Polar Bears looked to bounce back bigtime against Oakwood. In his final […]

#5 Wayne knocks off #3 Centerville again

Huber Heights, Ohio — When Wayne upset Centerville in early December, it was a shock to a lot of people as a Gabe Cupps missed a game-tying shot at the buzzer. Both teams have progressed a lot since that first matchup and the highly anticipated freshman versus freshamn rematch tipped-off on Friday. With Mo Njie […]

Belmont shocks #5 Stivers with last second shot

Dayton, Ohio — After a tough couple of weeks, Stivers looked to stay alive in the Dayton City League race as Thurgood Marshall looked to close out the outright title with wins over Ponitz and Stivers this week. Stivers guard Allen Lattimore got the scoring started with a three, then Stivers senior Dajuan Allen went […]

Beavercreek upsets Alter on senior night

Beavercreek, Ohio — Fresh off of an upset win the night before against Wayne, Beavercreek looked to defend their home court one final time as it was senior night at Beavercreek. They would be taking on the Alter Knights of the GCL Co-Ed who have only lost two games on the season entering this contest. […]

Versailles stays undefeated behind Stammen’s 16 points

Minster, Ohio — The undefeated Versailles Tigers have won a lot of close games this season so far. Versailles traveled up to Minster to battle the Wildcats of Minster as Minster tried to improve their conference record with just a few weeks left until the OHSAA seeds would be given out. Versailles came in fresh […]

Springboro’s comeback effort falls just short in OT

Springboro, Ohio — Springboro and Franklin met on Tuesday night as the two schools who are not in the same conference play each other every year in what has been a very back and forth matchup. Springboro defeated Franklin 85-54 in last year’s matchup as Will Emrick and the Wildcats looked to get revenge against […]

Cedarville commit Grant Whisman drops 37

West Milton, Ohio — The 10-3 #4 Milton-Union Bulldogs hosted Cedarville University commit Grant Whisman and the 13-2 #5 Middletown Madison Mohawks. Milton was looking for a chance to claim the top spot in the SWBL Buckeye division with a win in this game and Madison was looking to continue their dominant season and beat […]

Frankie Collins goes off to beat Centerville

Kettering, Ohio — The end of the day on Sunday was met with a matchup between #3 Centerville and AZ Compass. AZ Compass was loaded with talent as their squad featured five-star forward Sadraque Nganga and four-star Frankie Collins. Gabe Cupps looked to put on a show for the remaining crowd as college scouts were […]

Lutheran East dominates Alter at FTTH

Kettering, Ohio — The first Dayton team to play at Flyin’ to the Hoop was the Alter Knights of the GCL Co-Ed. Alter followed a blowout game between Woodward and Walnut Ridge. Walnut Ridge, a city league team from Columbus destroyed Paul McMillan and Cincinnati Woodward as UD head coach Anthony Grant watched from the […]

Darren Rubin leads the way in a big league win

Oakwood, OH — Our next stop was at “The Pit” in Oakwood to watch Denison University commit and one of the best players in the Dayton area, Darren Rubin. Rubin is a guard that possesses talent that is hard to come by. Not only is he an elite shooter and scorer but he is a […]

Gabe Cupps goes off for 22 in Centerville’s big win

Springfield, OH — Freshman phenom Gabe Cupps has been hyped up a lot this season but has yet to have a true breakout game. This all changed on Saturday night when Cupps dropped 22 points to lead the Elks over #1 Springfield in a hostile environment. Junior guard Josh Tolliver got the scoring started for […]

Butler stuns Tipp at the buzzer

Vandalia, OH — The rivalry has been restored. Tippecanoe and Butler met for the first time this season. Tipp came off of a massive win over Sidney on Tuesday and looked to continue that momentum with snapping a multi-year long losing streak with their rivals from the south in Butler. Quincy Rackley got the game […]

#4 Stebbins barely hangs on at Troy

Troy, OH — Two top MVL teams in Troy and Stebbins battled it out on Tuesday night. Stebbins came in at #4 in our Divison 1 Power Rankings, while the Trojans are unranked. It was a good start for senior guard Jalen Tolbert as he got an up and under layup to get the scoring […]

Anderson nails deep buzzer beater for the win

Trotwood, OH — #1 Trotwood-Madison and #2 Thurgood Marshall battled in a rematch of last year’s district final at UD Arena. This game sold out two days before the tip-off as this highly anticipated matchup had the whole city of Dayton wanting to watch. Thurgood Marshall entered this game having not played since before the new […]

Sidney takes down West Carrollton in an MVL battle

Sidney, OH — Two MVL heavyweights went down to the wire as West Carrollton traveled north to battle #3 Sidney in a game that could either give Sidney a 9-0 start and complete control of the MVL Valley or a game that could completely shake up that division and give West Carrollton a chance at a […]

Alter comes back to win after being down by 11

Kettering, OH — A major GCL Co-Ed showdown went down between Chaminade Julienne and #4 Alter on Thursday night at Trent Arena. CJ got out to a quick start as A.J. Solomon hit a three and Larry Turner went to work down low and got a bucket. Alter’s Jacob Conner showed why he’s one of the […]

Ra’Heim Moss commits to Toledo

Dayton, OH — Former Springfield guard and current Spire Academy player Ra’Heim Moss has committed to the University of Toledo to play basketball. Moss decided to attend Spire Academy and play on the postgrad team there this winter. Moss averaged 18 points a game last season at Springfield. The Wildcats were eliminated in the regional semi-final […]

A strong 4th quarter helps Belmont get the win

Dayton, OH — It was a quiet afternoon as football fans stayed home to watch the playoff games but Belmont and Northridge still had a great game. Northridge came into this game as dropping a tough loss the night before to Meadowdale who came back from behind to seal the victory. Belmont had not played for […]

Badin pulls out close win on the road

Bellbrook, OH — Turnovers. Turnovers. Turnovers. That’s what killed the Golden Eagles early in the game and what killed them late in the game as well. The young core that leads Bellbrook is sophomore guard Ryan Chew who is one of the most talented sophomore’s in the Dayton area. He is paired with Gabe Pavlak who […]

Wayne holds off Ponitz’s upset bid

Huber Heights, OH — It was a busy night at Wayne high school on Monday night. A lot of former alumni were in the building. Akron senior Xeyrius Williams, Wisconsin senior D’Mitrik Tice, Ashland junior Rodrick Caldwell, Kentucky senior Ahmad Wagner and others were all in attendance. Along with Green Bay freshman and former Trotwood-Madison star […]

Stivers takes first place in the City with OT win

Dayton, OH — The City League rivalry between Stivers and Thurgood Marshall was renewed on Friday night. The Tigers and Cougars faced each other last night for the first time since the highly competitive battles of last season. Thurgood Marshall and Stivers shared the City League title last season so both of these games should be […]

Troy blows out Butler for MVL rival win

Troy, OH — A long-standing rivalry that has jumped from conference to conference has been renewed in the MVL on Tuesday night. The Butler Aviators coming in at 2-3 traveled up to Troy to battle the 4-1 Trojans. Troy’s only loss is at the hands of what was a red hot West Carrollton team who has […]

Fort Recovery beats Crestview at the buzzer

Fort Recovery, OH — Ohio State commit Kalen Etzler and the defending D-IV state champion Convoy Crestview Knights traveled to Fort Recovery to take on the Indians. Fort Recovery was fresh off of a big two-point win over Parkway in a MAC showdown between two teams fighting for a chance at the MAC title this […]

Wayne stuns Centerville in Cupps’ home debut

Centerville, OH — It was a battle between two GWOC heavyweights on Friday night. The highly anticipated matchup between freshman Gabe Cupps and Lawrent Rice did not disappoint. Cupps finished with 10 points and Rice with 8. Gabe Cupps grew very popular over the summer after being posted on ESPN, Overtime, Bleacher Report, and other major […]

Wayne survives in 2OT

Huber Heights, OH — The Fairmont Firebirds fresh off of a big win over Springfield traveled north to take on GWOC rival, the Wayne Warriors. Wayne was still recovering from a couple of close wins against Beavercreek in overtime and Butler. Fairmont jumped out to the early lead as Kaleb Hall and Anthony Johnson both […]

Samari Curits to transfer away from Nebraska

Dayton, OH — Nebraska guard and former Xenia star Samari Curtis announced on Friday that he will be leaving the basketball program. So far this season, Curtis has played in 8 games, averaging about 6 minutes and 1 point in each game. He was originally committed to the University of Cincinnati before head coach Mick Cronin […]

Another comeback win for CJ

Dayton, OH — Chaminade Julienne traveled south to Thurgood Marshall as they were faced with another tough opponent early in the season. Thurgood just beat Worthington Christian on Saturday and CJ was still hot coming off of a big win at Beavercreek. The Eagles were slow out of the gate as Thurgood Marshall jumped out […]

CJ and B-creek ends in a wild finish

Beavercreek, OH — Chaminade Julienne traveled south to Beavercreek to battle the Beavers in CJ’s first game of the season. Beavercreek was coming fresh off of an 80-34 win over Xenia the night before at Benner Field House. Beavercreek and CJ were both back and forth for the first couple of minutes but late in the […]

Belmont defeats Carroll to open the season

Dayton, OH — Belmont started the season on the road and they defeated Carroll 63-57 on Wednesday night. Freshman guard Antaune Allen couldn’t miss as he led the way for the Bisons with 27 points in his first high school game and senior guard Logan Moore had 17 points in the first game of his […]

Fenwick Falcon Preview Rundown

Franklin, OH — I attended the Bishop Fenwick preview tournament on Sunday. I only saw 3 of the games and the teams I saw play were Thurgood Marshall vs Fenwick, Tippecanoe vs Dunbar, and Northridge vs Emmanuel Christian. I was very impressed by both Thurgood and Fenwick. Thurgood has four really good players in Chanze […]

Bellbrook, Alter, and Wayne Scrimmage

Bellbrook, OH — We went back to Bellbrook to see another three-team scrimmage. This time it was between Bellbrook, Wayne, and Alter. After watching Alter play they definitely have the potential to make a deep tournament run this year. They return senior guard Brady Uhl who will be one of the best scorers in the […]

Bellbrook, Ponitz, and Stebbins Scrimmage

Bellbrook, OH — The Bellbrook Eagles held a scrimmage on Thursday, they invited MVL foe Stebbins and City League foe Ponitz. Two players stood out from the three teams there. Guard DeVon Perdue from Ponitz plays with an edge. He’s quick and can move the ball effectively. He’s also a great shooter and should be […]

Sammy Anderson Commits to Cincinnati

Dayton, OH — Trotwood-Madison cornerback Sammy Anderson has committed to play football at the University of Cincinnati. He had other offers from Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Penn State, Iowa State, West Virginia, and Pitt just to name a few. Anderson will be a pivotal part of the Rams’ success on the court this year and […]

Amari Davis named Horizon League Freshman of the Week

Dayton, OH — Amari Davis was named Ohio Southwest region division two state player of the year during his senior year at Trotwood-Madison. Many people knew he had the potential to be something special and he is capitalizing off of his opportunities right away. He played 20 minutes in his debut at #23. Purdue and […]

Davis and Gordon both make College Debuts

Dayton, OH — Two former Dayton high school basketball standouts from last season made their college debuts tonight. Trotwood-Madison’s Amari Davis is playing for Green Bay this fall as he made his debut on the road against #23 Purdue. Davis was named division two Southwest region player of the year last season and he had […]

2020 Flyin’ to the Hoop Schedule Released

Dayton, OH — Flyin’ to the Hoop Director Eric Horstman announced the 2020 Flyin’ to the Hoop schedule during a press conference held at Miami Valley Hospital on Tuesday. This years schedule won’t be as celebrity filled as last year with the Ball family coming to town but it does have a lot of big […]

Kendall Moore Commits to Purdue-Northwest

Dayton, OH — 2018-19 Dayton City League Player of the Year and former Belmont guard Kendall Moore announces he’ll be attending Purdue Northwest University next season. Miami Valley Hoop Vault broke the new first on Friday as we released a video for Kendall to post on social media. Moore should see some playing time as […]