Tag: pg basketball

Fishburne Military School disbands postgrad basketball program

Fishburne Military School officially announced the end of its postgraduate basketball program Wednesday.

Fishburne drops to #3 in national postgrad basketball poll

A narrow 95-93 loss at Hargrave Military Academy dropped the Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team from the top of the NextUp Recruits Top 10 national poll this week. FMS (13-2) fell to #3 in the poll after the loss at #5 Hargrave on Dec. 11. The Caissons rebounded on Dec. 14 to win 96-81 over Ridgeview Prep.

We’re #1: Fishburne postgrad basketball tops national rankings

The Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball program has scaled a new height: the top of the national polls. For the first time in the program’s five-year history, the Caissons are #1 in the country, on the strength of back-to-back wins in this weekend’s FMS Best Western Caisson Shootout.

Fishburne ranked second in national PG basketball poll

Fishburne Military School’s postgrad basketball team is ranked #2 in the Dec. 2 NextUp Recruits national PG basketball poll. FMS (9-1) swept three games at the Nov. 15-17 Kiski School National Prep Tourney and two games at the Nov. 22-23 NERR Prep Showcase, including a 74-69 overtime win over #6 New Hampton on Nov. 23.

Midday Madness at Fishburne to highlight postgrad basketball team

The Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team is opening up its Wednesday practice to the community with a Midday Madness event that will feature the third-ranked Caissons and a variety of fun games for fans.

Benator promoted to associate head coach for Fishburne PG basketball

Former UT-Chattanooga director of basketball operations Brian Benator has been named the associate head coach of the postgrad basketball program at Fishburne Military School.

Fishburne Military School to host 2013 Post Grad All Star Game

The third annual Virginia Post Grad All Star Game is set for Wednesday, April 24, at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Va. Top unsigned postgrad talents from across the country will take part in the game and the walkup to the big event, which includes a total of four team practice sessions beginning on Tuesday.

Nine Fishburne Military School basketball players headed to D1

Ed Huckaby circles the date on his calendar each year. National Signing Day is a big deal for prospective college student-athletes, and the crowded table in the foyer at Fishburne Military School on Wednesday meant it was a big deal for nine young men who will continue their basketball careers with Division I schools.

Huckaby announces staff for 2012-2013 FMS PG basketball season

Fishburne Military School postgraduate basketball coach Ed Huckaby Jr. has announced his staff for the upcoming 2012-2013 season

FMS rolls over Southern Tech Prep, 80-53

The first time Southern Tech Prep was in Waynesboro, the Wildcats jumped out to a 13-2 lead before the Caissons were able to rally. There was no need for a rally from the postgrads Monday night. FMS jumped out to a 16-0 cushion six minutes in and coasted from there to an 80-53 win. Defense […]

FMS PGs lose thriller

With UVa. head coach Tony Bennett watching, top recruit Teven Jones tried to lead a Fishburne comeback against rival Massanutten Military Academy, but the rally came up short as the Colonels held on for a 101-95 win Saturday night. Jones had 19 of his 22 points in the second half against a possible future Virginia […]

FMS PGs hold off game Bridgewater JV squad, 81-62

The Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team trailed by as many as 11 points in a ragged first half, but the Caissons took control with a 16-0 second-half run en route to an 81-62 win over the Bridgewater College JV team. “I think our pressure just started wearing them down,” FMS assistant coach Derrick Robinson […]

FMS outlasts Wytheville, 112-94

The Fishburne postgrad basketball team raced out to a 21-point lead in the first 10 minutes against Wytheville Community College and cruised from there en route to a 112-94 win Thursday night. Not that the Caissons were fond of the cruise-in afterwards or anything. “That was a bad defensive effort. We’re really not supposed to […]

Hoop dreams: 10 FMS basketball players sign D1 scholarships

It’s become a second-Wednesday-of-November tradition at Fishburne Military School. “It means the program is progressing. We’re doing the right things. We have guys matriculating on to four-year schools and universities,” said FMS postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby, who saw 10 of his players sign letters of intent with Division I college programs on Wednesday. The […]

FMS rallies to knock off Miller in Classic finale

A 20-1 Miller School run gave the Mavericks a 41-40 halftime lead over Fishburne. The Caissons broke open a close game with a 14-3 run in the second half en route to a 92-81 win in the finale of the FMS Tip-Off Classic. “Basketball is a game of run,” said point guard Teven Jones (a […]

FMS climbs out of early hole to win big in Tip-Off opener

The game was barely two minutes old, Southern Tech was up 12-2, and Fishburne had already committed five turnovers. “We’ve had a lot of slow starts. We’ve got to work on that. Because against good teams like this, this is what can happen,” said point guard Teven Jones (a UVa. commit) after the postgrad team’s […]

Fishburne PGs roll over VMI, 121-64

Seven-footer Matt Gorski scored 12 points to lead seven FMS players in double figures as the Caissons rolled to a 121-64 win over the Virginia Military Institute JV team Wednesday night. The win came in the home opener for the Fishburne postgrad team and improved the squad to 3-0 on the season. “We played hard. […]

Josh Warren: From the bench to the big time

For Josh Warren, every day at Fishburne Military School is a “blessing.” “Being at Fishburne is truly a blessing,” said Warren, a 6’7″, 225-pound postgrad basketball player from Marietta, Ga., who has already made a verbal commitment to Tennessee-Chattanooga for the class of 2012 and will make that commitment formal when he signs his letter […]

FMS postgrad team prepped and ready for battle

Here’s how much respect the Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team has been able to build in its two-plus years of existence: The team has yet to play a game, and already 10 FMS players have committed to sign with Division I college programs on National Signing Day next week. “That’s a pretty amazing feat […]

Busby aims for improvement as player, student at FMS

Cortell Busby enrolled at Fishburne Military School for an extra year of high school with one goal in mind – to get a Division I college-basketball scholarship. Busby, a 6’2″, 190-pound point guard from Chester, S.C.,, already has the scholarship in the bag before the Caissons play their first game this week. Busby has committed […]

FMS Postgrads show off dunk skills

Highlights of the dunk contest at Fishburne Military School Postgrad Basketball Media Day on Oct. 28, 2011. Video produced by Chris Graham/AFP.