"It's All About The Game"
A convo with Copeland
Robert Stephens, Featured Writer
Prep school is in his near future.
May 31, 2016 - The 43rd annual Capital Classic which features the top players from the DMV and the United States returned to Catholic University. The classic features two games the preliminary contest which features the District all Stars versus the Suburban all stars. The Classic has allowed student athletes who have not selected a school to show their talents against some of the best competitors in this area.
One of the participants was Kyle Copeland from Tuscoura
High School in Leesburg, Va. Copeland was selected as the
I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Copeland about school, family, and basketball:
How would you describe your experience this week?
"It was a lot of fun. I was able to play against a
Kyle Copleand lets one fly during the Cap Classic.
Were you surprised at your selection?
“I never really expected anything. I just play as
You spiked my interest with your decision to attend
“My first year I had mostly B’s and some C’s.
How was your visit?
“I was impressed with the academic structure. I was
able to sit in on some classes and listen. In the class they
What classes are you going to take?
“I am going to take some advanced AP classes.”
What is your favorite subject?
“Anything to do with science.”
What was the last book you read?
“Frankenstein.” (Kyle laughs)
When did you start playing basketball?
“I was in the second grade. It was a team with the recreation department and my mother was the coach.”
What AAU team do you play for?
What venues have been the toughest?
“We just back from Pittsburgh that was pretty good. The tournament in Las Vegas was good also.”
By the way right now what schools have you been
“George Mason, American, and Holy Cross. I am
Mother’s Day is coming up, you have mentioned
“My mother has been everything to me. When I
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