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Winter Basketball Tryouts With MYBA Starting on November 10, 2016
Coach Bruce Spruell has teamed up with the Maryland Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) Fort Meade and Glen Burnie area for this upcoming winter season 2016!!! Coach Spruell will be coaching ages 12-13 (8th grade). Tryouts will be Thursday's Nov 17th and last tryout Dec 1st. For additional information contact Coach Bruce Spruell at (443)694-1084.
NEW HEAD VARSITY BOYS' BASKETBALL COACH - BDJ ACADEMY
Coach Spruell was the head JV/Assistance boys' varsity coach for Bladensburg H.S. for the 2012-2013 winter season. Coach Spruell guided his JV team to 13-7 record.
Coach Spruell held the head boys' JV coaching position at Chesapeake H.S. for the 2011-2012 winter season. Coach Spruell guided his team to a 10-9 record.
Hoop for Your Dreams Basketball Showcase Event
Hoop for Your Dreams Basketball Showcase Event All Star players
MAYS 12U AA COUNTY CHAMPIONS !!! & HYSL 9TH ANNUAL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT 2012 CHAMPIONS!!!
Congratulations to the MAYS 12u Winter Boys' Basketball team for being the Anne Arundel County League 2011-2012 Champions and the HYSL 9th Annual Invitational Tournament 12 & Under 2012 Champions!!!
MAYS 15u Runners up!!!
MAYS 7-8 Year Old Winter Boys' Basketbal Team 2011-2012
MAYS Hornets 7-8 year old team are participating in two (2) winter leagues this 2011-2012 winter season; Chick Webb (Baltimore) & Elvaton/Buccaneers (Anne Arundel County). From front left the following players are; Kanye Fields, Bryson Spruell, Amir Sommerville, Joshua Chambers, Back left; Assistant Coach Frank Chambers, Byron Smith Jr., Amir Thomas, Malik Davis, Jovian Sloman, Rasean Howard, Zach Rodriguez and Head Coach Darnell Spruell.
2011 AAU Maryland District 14u/8th Grade Runner up!!!
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 Maryland District AAU Runner up Champions!!! Congratulations to the following; front left Kahlil Newkirk, Bruce Spruell, Eric Brown Jr., Danny Dion, Carlos Scaggs. Back left; Adam Ogbonuba, Trent Smoot, Trey Chambers,Vincent Marshall, Regale Goings, and Daivon Tapscott. Coaches; Jerry Mason, Bruce Spruell, Frank Chambers and Larry Goings. This MAYS team also represented the state of Maryland in the Division III AAU National Tournament in Hampton Virginia and placed 5th in this contest. Congratulations again!!!
2011 National Capital Classic Champion 14u/8th Grade
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 National Capital Classic Champions!!! This tournament was held in Chantilly Virginia. Congratulations to the following; front left Carlos Scaggs, Kahlil Newkirk, Bruce Spruell, Eric Brown Jr, Danny Dion, Vincent Marshall. Back left; Regale Goings, Adam Ogbonuba, Larry Boyd Jr., Daivon Tapscott. Coaches; Bruce Spruell Sr., Frank Chambers, Jerry Mason, Larry Going and Team Administrator; Gloria Scaggs.
2011 Flames Summer Challenge 8th Grade 14u Tournament CHAMPIONS!!!
MAYS 14u/8th Grade are the 2011 Flames Summer Challenge 8th Grade 14u Tournament Champions!!! This tournament was held in Boyds Maryland. Congratulations to the following; front left Danny Dion, Kahlil Newkirk, Eric Brown Jr., Bruce Spruell, Back left; Vincent Marshall, Daivon Tapscott, Adam Ogbonuba, Larry Boyd Jr., Regale Goings, and Trent Smoot.
2010 MAYS/Crusader Nation 13u Boys' AAU Basketball Team Placed 2nd in Super Regional Tournament
MAYS/Crusader Nation 13 and under boys' Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball team placed second (runner-up) in the 2010 AAU Super Regional basketball tournament in Downington, PA. From the left and behind are Coach Frank Chambers, Colin McCabe, Shane Nelson, Larry Boyd Jr., Adam Ogbonuba, Matthew Egan and Head Coach Bruce Spruell Sr. From left in front are Carlos Scaggs, Seth Madden, Bruce Spruell Jr., and Jaelin Alburg. Missing are Frank "Trey" Chambers Jr., Isaiah Nelson, and David Martin. This placement provided this local team the opportunity to represent the state of Maryland in the 2010 AAU Division II National Championship Tournament in Memphis, TN.
MAYS 12u - 13u Boy's Winter Basketball 2009-2010 Champions!!!
SportsPlex Undefeated Summer Champions 2009
MAYS 12u Winter Boys' Basketball Team 2008-2009 Champions in Columbia Raven & GGB Terps League!!!
2007 Runners up!!! 10 & Under AAU team
MAYS Hornets 10 & Under were runner-up to Sam Cassell All-stars in the Maryland State District Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Championship game on April 29, 2007 at Morgan State University, Baltimore Maryland. Sam Cassell (Los Angeles Clippers) presented the MAYS Hornets their awards. MAYS will be competing in the 10 and under AAU National tournament held in Coco Beach Florida starting July 15th. From front left the following individuals are; Jaylen Avery, Khalid Slocum, Bruce Spruell II, Isaiah Nelson. Back left; Sam Cassell, Jalen Smith, Clayton Lipscomb, Charles Meiklejohn, James Smith, Dominic Hess, Kory Beaman, and coach Bruce Spruell Sr.
MAYS 13U AAU Team 2006