• Over 80 Players have earned scholarships as a direct result of being see in our league!!!!
  • D2, NAIA, D3, and Juco coaches attend annually.
  • No Politics, No Agendas- JUST BASKETBALL

News

Here are list of College Coaches that attended the Elite 80 in 2017:

Carson Newman, Bryan College, Lee, Belmont Abbey, Tusculum, UVA Wise, Milligan, Bluefield, Concord, Hollins, Brenau, TN Weslyan, Cumberland (TN), Cumberlands (KY), Maryville, WSCC, Winston Salem, Trevecca, Hiawasee, Converse, North Georgia, Shorter, Clayton State, Oglethorpe, Agnes Scott, Berea, Translyvania, Lindsey Wilson, Campellsville, Emory and Henry, Brevard, Lees McRae, Queens, Wingate, Limestone, North Greeneville, Coker and West Liberty.

 

That's 38 different opportunities for exposure!


Registration is kicking off for this Fall's Elite 80 League.  Same great competition, same great exposure.  Let's go get it


Welcome to the home of the East Tennessee Prep Girls Elite 80!

Thank you GBB Insider and All-Star Girls Report for covering the 2011 league!

**THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS HAVE ATTENDED IN 2012 (as of 10/15): FMU (D2), LMU (D2), Carson Newman (D2), King College (D2), Cumberland Univ (NAIA), Virginia Intermont (NAIA), Bluefield College (NAIA), Concord University (D2), Bryan College (NAIA), University of Pikeville (NAIA), North GA College & State University, Georgetown College (NAIA), Lees-McRae (D2), Maryville College (D3), Covenant College (D3), and Tusculum College (D2).

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Notable league alumni

Samantha Fender (Air Force), Ashlee Mitchell (VCU), Brooke Rhodes (Presbyterian), Jaqueline Kestner (Concord), Shelby Hicks (USC-Upstate), Savannah Pippin (Coastal Carolina), Morgan Whittemore (Air Force), Karsen Sims (Coastal Carolina), Madison Blevins (Belmont), Casi Cowan (Cumberland Univ), Blakeley Burleson (Tusculum), Shy Copney (MTSU), Allie Sprouse (King College), Laiken Morrow (King College), Maelyn Cutshaw (Tusculum), Rechelle Dye (Carson Newman), Whitney Smith (Bluefield), Kayla Orrick (VI), Megan Jenkins (VI), Whitney Roberts (King), Reazyn Demoss (King), Emily Edwards (King), Callie Clabo (Milligan), Allison Atha (Milligan), Jordan Ray (VI), Brittany Allen (Radford), Morgan Depew (Tusculum), Cassidy Martin (Lindsey Wilson), Jenny Snyder (Concord), Lexi Lowery (Concord) Mariah Britton (Bryan), Maggie Thompson (Bryan), Hayley Newby (Freed Hardeman), Laura Johnson (Maryville College), Mindy Brackins (Maryville College), Brandi Whitted (CSCC), Karli Frye (WSCC), Kelly Hastings (Berry), Alison Brooks (Emory & Henry), Molly Thomas (RSCC), Mikayla Bennett (RSCC), Shannon Parks (RSCC), Shanyka Batista (RSCC), Kelsey Brooks (Bryan College), Carrie Goodson (Bryan College), Madison McReynolds (Tennessee Wesleyan College), Hannah Moore (Hiwassee), Kelsey Persinger (Maryville College), Madison Pickel (Carson Newman), Aaliyah Pitner (Hiwassee), Che Davis (King College)       


CONGRATULATIONS TO CASIE COWAN (MOUNTAIN MANNY'S) WHO RECEIVED A FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP AT CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY IN LEBANON, TN! COACH KYLE HERRING DISCOVERED CASIE PLAYING IN THE EAST TENNESSEE PREP GIRLS ELITE 80! Here is a link to a news article regarding the signing and it mentions our league!!

News article regarding Casie signing

Peach State Basketball article regarding Casie's signing

Knoxville News Sentinel article regarding Casie's signing

"I really like what Don has done with the Elite 80. We probably do not see Casie Cowan and sign her if the league is not in place. This is an excellent league with excellent talent. We are coming back and are recruiting players in the 2011 class we first saw here as well. Thank you Don!"

Kyle Herring
Assisant Women's Basketball Coach
Cumberland University


Ariel Nickel signs scholarship!

Conratulations to Ariel Nickel of Union County HS. Ariel Signed a scholarship to play basketball while attending Roane State University! Ariel is the 10th signing to come from our league!

Stephanie Bruner signs with Tennessee Wesleyan

Congratulations to Stephanie Bruner of Union County HS who recently signed with Tennessee Wesleyan College! Coach Rice saw Stephanie play in our league! That's 9 signings in our inaugural year!

Kayla Orrick Signs

"Hey Don. I just wanted to let you know that Kayla Orrick signed with us last week. Attached is a picture if you would like it. We first saw Kayla in your league games. Thank you!!!"


Jaclyn Dickens
Virginia Intermont College
Head Women's Basketball Coach

4 MORE SIGNINGS FOR PLAYERS FROM OUR LEAGUE!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO RECHELLE DYE (CARSON NEWMAN COLLEGE), JAISA MORITZ (ROANE STATE CC), MADISON McWILLIAMS (TENNESSEE WESLEYAN), AND KAYLA ORICK (VIRGINIA INTERMONT)!! THIS BRINGS US TO A TOAL OF 8 SCHOLARSHIPS EARNED IN THE LEAGUE'S INAUGURAL YEAR! MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

Congratulations to Brandi Crum!

January 30, 2010
South Greene's Brandi Crum recently committed to Virginia Intermont College. Brandi played for Hick's Orthodontics and her signing brings the total scholarships earned from playing in the East Tennessee Prep Girls Elite 80 to 4!

Congratulations to Carrie Goodson!

Congratulations to Carrie Goodson (Waste Management guard) on signing with Bryan College! Coach Jamy Bechler discovered Carrie playing in the East Tennesse Prep Girls Elite 80 and recently told us that her playing style fits Bryan College's system perfectly. Congratulations Carrie!

Article on Carrie signing


Congratulations to Brianna Kelley!

November 13, 2009

Brianna Kelley, Greeneville HS, recently signed with King College! Brianna led Eagle Restoration Services in scoring and was 5th overall in the league at 11.7 ppg! Have a great senior year!

Photos of signing