The following players were recently interviewed at an event for their outstanding achievement in the sport. These players are ELITE Hoop Report's RISING STARS!

January 16, 2019

With school ball in full swing, we are beginning to see who is who among the standouts in the 2018-19 season.  Here in North Carolina, Millbrook HS has established a dominate lead at the top of the boys rankings (17-0).  For the ladies, Ragsdale and Heritage are battli...

October 1, 2018

Lexi Watkins is highly motivated to succeed and the drive comes from home.

The Knightdale (NC) High School student-athlete recently spoke with Elite Hoop Report to discuss where she gets the motivation to deliver, her goals in  life and her thoughts on how well the Knig...

May 25, 2018

The Durham Hurricanes once again had a successful tournament showing over the weekend, with the latest coming at the 2018 Phoenix Invitational in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Jasiah Allen plays for one of its younger teams. Recently Elite Hoop Report spoke with Allen abo...

May 21, 2018

If you have never read 1 Samuel 17 (David and Goliath), you may want to pull out your Bible. This account of what took place at the prestigious Phoenix invitational this week is a pretty spectacular parallel to what God's Word tells us about unshakable faith. Unlike th...

May 14, 2018

Kiam Bethea, a rising junior from Williamston, North Carolina, sank a game-winning three-point as time expired to lead Elite One Ballers past Nothing Easy 64-63 at the 2018 Elite-32 AAU Tournament in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

The win moved Ballers into the semifinal...

May 5, 2018

Karynton Clark, a 9th grader at Monroe High School, will be a name you won't forget. Clark is a point guard and shooting guard for the Carolina Lady Fire out of Monroe, NC. 

Clark is in the gym all week. She practices every day with the Carolina Lady Fire- Monday throug...

May 3, 2018

Gabrielle Davis has a big summer ahead with Carolina All-Stars. It appears to be just another step in a remarkably bright future.

Davis, a savvy player that excels on both ends of the court, will be moving on from Rogers-Herr Middle School after the summer and will atte...

April 26, 2018

Elle Sutphin’s life certainly would not rate as a tragedy but she has not had an easy path to greatness within the the girl’s basketball scene. She has earned her spot among the great players in the North Carolina area and has a college commitment to show for her hard...

April 16, 2018

Desta Trammell is a name to remember. Despite being only a middle schooler from a town not much bigger than Mayberry she is making an impact on the AAU circuit.

Trammell hails from Robbinsville, North Carolina, which is near the Tennessee border. Its most famous residen...

April 10, 2018

Taylor Robinson closes out her sophomore year at Southern High School in Durham, North Carolina with both momentum and a vision.

While it helps to have a family background in sports, Robinson is not leaning on her family’s name. In fact, she straddles the balance of cha...

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