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Pittsburgh area prep star shot

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Trey Beamon, Mar 31, 2007.

  1. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Jesus, what a week for the Quips.

    Blow a double-digit lead and lose the state title game. Drop your runner-up medals/trophy, leave the floor and are justifiably ripped for it. Now, your star player -- a nationally-ranked recruit -- gets shot at some party.

  2. This kid is bad news. I hope he turns his life around, but he is a trouble maker. A hybrid of Ron Artest and Zach Randolph, on and off the court.
  3. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Eyebrows immediately get raised when you go to as many schools as he did, and as someone so highly regarded you still go across the country to a middle of no where school like New Mexico State. He may be a good guy, but the behavior pattern suggests otherwise.
  4. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Isn't that the town Ditka is from?
  5. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

  6. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Wow, I hope he's all right. Although, knowing the kid, the school and the area, this isn't a huge surprise.
  7. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    It didn't get nearly as much press, but the sixth man for Pennsylvania Class AAA finalist Greencastle-Antrim, a kid named Greg Hamms, was shot in the legs the night after G-A lost the state final to General McLane.

    Hamms transferred from South Hagerstown (Md.) in December to Greencastle, no more than eight miles north of Hagerstown. He was shot in downtown Hagerstown by a 22-year-old guy after an argument in a 7-Eleven.

    As for Pope, I'm wondering if his incident had anything to do with his sub-par performance in the finals, topped by fouling out with 1:30 left as the Quips were still trying to hang onto their lead.
  8. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Wasn't this kid supposed to transfer to a school in Florida earlier in the year?
  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I saw reports he was transferring, too, but I guess he changed his mind. Seems to do that quite a bit.
  10. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    He's like 100 other kids around the country. See Mayo, O.J. He could have wound up at Laurinsburg Prep as easily as anywhere else.
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