Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 27: State Championships moved back to Macon + Cabral Huff’s MCAofGA Coaches Clinic (9/21/17)

September 22, 2017

Huge news broke on September 21st that the GHSA will be moving four of their eight basketball state championships back to the Macon Centreplex. The Centreplex last hosted the title games in 2015-16 when misplaced baskets and other snafus caused a national uproar. Kyle Sandy and Rameen Forghani weigh in on the new split between Macon and Georgia Tech. At the 17:52 mark, Duluth head coach Cabral Huff joins to discuss this Saturday's 2017 MCAofGA Preseason Tip-Off Basketball Coaches Clinic & Roundtable along with quick thoughts on the move back to Macon and a preview of the Wildcats' inaugural Big South Shootout tournament January 1-2, 2018.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 26: Will Avery’s Fall 48 Invite player evaluations (9/13/17)

September 14, 2017

The NFL officially kicked off this Sunday but instead Kyle Sandy was in Grovetown to check out some of the CSRA's top players at Will Avery's Fall 48 Invite camp. Each team had a handful of players evaluated with UCLA (3:05-8:40), Georiga (8:44-13:47), Georgetown (13:50-19:11), Duke (19:13-23:14), Oregon (23:16-26:10) & Kentucky (26:11-31:54) all discussed.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 25: Donte Medlock [FreshmanU] & David Akin [Team BELIEF] (8/23/17)

August 23, 2017

Metro Atlanta is the place to be this Saturday for two inaugural basketball events. Donte Medlock of Lock's Way Hoops (@locksWAY_OTR) opens up the episode with a look at his FreshmanU Camp showcasing some of Georgia's top 2021 prospects. East Jackson head coach David Akin (16:05) follows with a preview of his Team BELIEF Coaches Clinic held at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Harp Center. Akin gives an overall synopsis of some of the biggest challenges coaches face and provides a tease of his high profile guest speakers.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 24: GHSA 2018 Player Rankings discussion (8/8/17)

August 8, 2017

Kyle Sandy fields #AskSpiel questions about August 1st's Class of 2018 GHSA Player Rankings. Rameen Forghani peppers the owner of Sandy's Spiel on his process of coming up with the rankings and lets him defend where each player was slotted. Who are the best players left off at each postion, most likely future pro, biggest impact at the college level and what is the most talented position in the 2018 class among many others are all answered.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 23: Wheeler hires Greenforest’s Larry Thompson (7/20/17)

July 20, 2017

At 5:41 PM today, Wheeler principal Peter Giles announced on Twitter that the Wildcats had hired 2x state championship winning head coach Larry Thompson away from Greenforest to fill the void left behind by 6x state champion and 25-year leader of Wheeler, Doug Lipscomb. Kyle Sandy discusses what the move means for Wheeler and Greenforest as one school pegs the GHSA's most successful coach over the past two seasons while the other looks for direction in a crossroads for the program.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 22: The Transfer List episode (7/6/17)

July 6, 2017

The Fourth of July has come and gone and Sandy's Spiel has collected 72 known GHSA transfers with plenty more still to uncover. Kyle Sandy highlights a handful of these moves and what they mean to their new school.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 21: Georgia State Session II, Butler Shootout, St. Pius EOS Classic, Georgia Tech girls team camp (6/28/17)

June 28, 2017

With brand new audio quality, the entire Sandy's Spiel staff gathered to share their thoughts on team camps across the state. Trent Markwith debuts on the podcast, while Kyle Sandy hints at bigs things in-store over the next upcoming weeks.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 20: Summer Ball Roundup (6/14/17)

June 15, 2017

It already has been a busy summer for the Sandy's Spiel staff. Bre Singleton & Rameen Forghani join Kyle Sandy to give their analysis on Georgia Tech, Georgia State, UGA and Johns Creek team camps.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 19: D’Marcus Simonds interview (5/29/17)

May 29, 2017

2017 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year D'Marcus Simonds joins Spielin' & Dealin' to review his first season on campus at Georgia State. Simonds was a GHSA standout while at Buford and Gainesville. He graduated from Gainesville in 2016 and originally committed to play at Mississippi State as a 4-star recruit before reopening his recruitment.


Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 18: GHSA 50% Transfer Rule (5/16/17)

May 17, 2017

On May 16, the GHSA Executive Committee elected to table talks of a harsh "50%" transfer rule. Henry County athletic director Curt Miller, Fulton County athletic director Steven Craft and Grayson High School head coach Geoffrey Pierce join the episode to share their thoughts.