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Former Middlebrooks Assistant Donte Archie Named Coach Of The Year

March 24, 2020

Donte Archie in 2018-19 coached the St. Pius X-St. Matthias boys basketball team to a 7-21 record in his first season at the helm. The Warriors this season went 29-7 and won the CIF-SS Division 4A championship.Sure, Archie had the benefit of a couple of transfers, but he still had to convince a team with…

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My Story: Will Kimble

May 22, 2019

When Jean Prioleau was hired as the head coach of the Spartan men’s basketball program, one of the first things he was tasked with was assembling a coaching staff. Knowing how important it would be to have someone on staff that is familiar with the area, one of the first names he went after was…

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Cathedral High School Hoops “Puts New Spin on FNOB”

February 12, 2019

The basketball team shown above is from Cathedral High School in Los Angeles. As you can see, their front-jersey design is very no-frills — no chest lettering, huge chest numbers. The wishbone-C on everyone’s left shoulder is for “Cathedral,” and three players also have a block-C on the right shoulder because they’re captains. Look on…

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Will Kimble Joins San Jose State Basketball Staff

September 15, 2017

In a span of 14 months, Coach Will Kimble has moved on from Cathedral to make stops at four (4) universities: Academy of Arts, UC-Riverside, Cal State Northridge and now San Jose State. Rising each time in level from Division 2 to the Big West to the Mountain West, this accomplishment may be a first…

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Five Schools Working Hardest for 2018 Guard Aguir Agau

August 31, 2017

Aguir Agau, the 6-foot-6 shooting guard from Middlebrooks (CA) Prep, told D1VISION on Thursday that Oregon State, Washington State, New Orleans, Long Beach State, and Tulane are the five schools working the hardest for his recruitment. He broke down each school: Oregon State: “I feel like they’re in the best conference in the NCAA with the…

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Kobe Paras Earns Honor at FIBA World Cup 2017

July 25, 2017

Paras continues to impress and represent the Cathedral family well on and off the court. On the court, Paras was dominate, even as the youngest player in the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017 tournament, earning him Day 2 – Player of the Day honors. Take a look at the FIBA produced highlight reel of his…

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Former Cathedral Assistant Joins UC Riverside Staff

September 28, 2016

When Will Kimble joined the staff of Coach Middlebrooks at Ribet Academy and then at Cathedral High School, he understood what many did not. This would prove to be a pathway back to the coaching ranks at the Division 1 level. Having coached 21 Phantoms who are now playing collegiate basketball in only a 4…

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Kimble Named Men’s Basketball Asst. Coach At Academy of Art University

July 19, 2016

When Coach Middlebrooks decided to leave Ribet Academy and move to Cathedral High School, the decision was based on his vision to upgrade every area of his program. That included creating opportunities for his assistant coaches to move on to the college ranks. In back to back years, Coach Middlebrooks has been able to realize…

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Former Cathedral Assistant Joins CS Northridge Staff

July 19, 2016

Like many student-athletes, for Will Kimble, the connection to Coach Middlebrooks continues to be a collegiate bridge. After only 1 season with UC-Riverside, Coach Kimble has now taken another step as he joins the staff at Cal-State Northridge with Head Coach and NBA legend Reggie Theus. This is another unprecedented story in “The Middlebrooks Way”…

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Kobe Paras is a Bluejay!

July 18, 2016

You can read all over the internet about what happened between 2016 wing Kobe Paras and UCLA but what Jays fans want to know is how he ended up at Creighton. I talked with his coach Will Middlebrooks to get the scoop. Heath: Coach tell me a little about the process and how Kobe ended…

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