In the 12th and final installment of The Flourish Hill Podcast's first season, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill bring back Neuse News Editor Bryan Hanks for reflection. The trio talk about the NCHSAA 2A playoff basketball games, converse about Hanks' recent trip to Memphis to see Reggie Bullock, Brandon Ingram an the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers play the Grizzlies (with Jerry Stackhouse as an assistant coach for Memphis) and reflect on what's been seen from local powerhouses.
In this installment of The Flourish Hill Podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill talked with a pair of former Kinston High stalwarts, brothers Curtis and Dory Hines. Curtis Hines was part of the NBA G-League pool after a great career at LCC and Shaw University, and runs his basketball development company Hines Workoutz. Dory Hines finished his time at the University of Mount Olive as the school's all-time leader in assists and is now the head coach of Arendell Parrott's boys' basketball team.
On the 10th installment of The Flourish Hill Podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill had West Craven boys' coach David Fernandez and Kinston girls' coach Christopher Bradshaw as guests. The conversation shifted between the style and culture of the schools, along with Friday's Eastern Carolina Conference championship games.
In the ninth episode of The Flourish Hill Podcast, hosts Junious Smith III and Graham Hill talk to a pair of superstars in the Eastern Carolina Conference. Greene Central's Imajae Dodd and Kinston's Dontrez Styles put the rivalry aside for a bit to talk about basketball and legacies on the podcast, while also making picks for the remainder of the week in the ECC.
On the eighth episode of the Flourish Hill Podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill are joined by Ariel Epstein, WCTI sports anchor and reporter. Epstein talks about the importance of local media, along with some of her favorite moments covering games in Eastern North Carolina, while also giving her takes on upcoming games. The trio also broke down the second matchup between Kinston and Greene Central this season.
On the seventh episode of The Flourish Hill podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill are joined by owner/instructor of Pitt Fit Society Chappriel Pitt. They discuss the importance of a personal trainer and the life lessons that can come with it as well. They also break down local high school games from this past week and discuss the rematch between Greene Central and Kinston High coming up this Tuesday.
Join Junious Smith III and Graham Hill along with Parker Mitchell (North Lenoir "Hawk Krazees" Student Section Leader) and Ethan Cahoon (South Lenoir "Munn Maniacs" Student Section Leader) as they discuss the rivalry game at South Lenoir Thursday night starting with varsity girls at 6:00 p.m. and varsity boys at 7:30 p.m. For previous episodes, visit www.flourishhill.com.
On the fifth episode of The Flourish Hill Podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill talked to former Kinston quarterback Thomas Vermillion about a litany of topics, such as:
Thomas' role with Baylor University
The College Football National Championship Game
Tuesday's UNC-N.C. State Game
High School Sports and Predictions
An interesting story about Junious and how he nearly lost his life in Texas
Join hosts Junious Smith III and Graham Hill as they talk to Neuse News Editor Bryan Hanks and Kinston High School legend Jeremiah "Papa" Fields about a slew of topics. The most notable discussions were about their involvement in The John Wall Holiday Invitational, Fields' plans for assisting his hometown and prep basketball across the area.
On this edition of The Flourish Hill Podcast, Junious Smith III and Graham Hill discuss:
- Players to watch
- Public vs Private school matchup
- What happened in the Kinston vs Greene Central game last week
- Pitt CC vs Lenoir CC "the dunks man"
- Upcoming games and predictions
- Girls matchups
The second installment of the Flourish Hill Podcast had the first special guest, as Greene Central emcee Jay Wilson came to the station. Wilson talked with Junious Smith III and Graham Hill about his start calling games for the Rams while also breaking down action in the Eastern Carolina Conference. Smith also brought up interesting restaurants in his trip to the Outer Banks last weekend.
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