Friday, July 31, 2009

Jake Lohof receives NJCAA Academic All-American status!

Jake Lohof, a sophomore for the Generals this past 2008-09 season, was named as an NJCAA Academic All-American recently! Jake will continue his studies at the University of Wyoming this fall.

3 Generals play in Rick Ball events this summer!

Bryen Pyles (#3) (sophomore guard from Atlanta, GA) & Charlton Wilson (#55) (sophomore post from Newark, NJ) both played in the Rick Ball event in Baltimore, MD, and sophomore wing Steven Ivory Jr played in the Rick Ball event in Chicago, IL this past summer!

Returning sophomore Antoine Proctor plays in JC80 camp!

Returning sophomore wing Antoine Proctor (Washington D.C.) was nominated to play in the Mullen's JC-80 camp in Tulsa, OK this past July and played very well at the camp!

Returning sophomore JR Cadot plays in JC Top 120 Camp!

Returning sophomore JR Cadot (Nassau, Bahamas) was selected to play in the presitigious Mullen's JC Top 120 Camp in Tulsa, OK this past July. According to reports at the camp, he played very well.

Kendrick Morse (Chicago, IL) signs with Generals!

Head coach Steve Smiley is pleased to announce that the Generals have signed 5’7” point guard Kendrick Morse of Rich South High School (Richton Park, IL) to a National Letter of Intent. Morse was a 4-yr starter at Rich South High School, where he had a highly decorated career. As a senior, Kendrick averaged 22 points, 5 assists, and 2 steals per game while leading his team to a 19-8 record before eventually losing in the Regional Championship. Kendrick was named to the All-State, All-Area, and All-Conference teams during his senior year, and he played in the City vs. Suburbs All-Star game and the Legends All-Star game. Kendrick was also rated as one of the top point guards in the state of Illinois by numerous media outlets, including,, and others.

Coach Smiley had this to say about Kendrick: “We’re extremely excited to have Kendrick join our recruiting class. We think has a chance to be a very good player in our program. He is extremely quick, and is very skilled. We feel that he’ll be the type of player that opposing teams will have a tough time matching up, and he will be able to create a lot of opportunities for his teammates because of his ability to penetrate the defense. He also has a chance to be a phenomenal on-ball defender because of his speed and quick hands. If he works hard, he has a chance to be a special player for us.”

Morse is the 6th incoming freshmen to join the Generals for the 2009-10 season, teaming up with Rage Geringer (Guernsey, Wyoming), Jarrell Crayton (Omaha, Nebraska), Kade Ferguson (Newcastle, Wyoming), David Wink (Seattle, WA), and Omar McDade (Logan, UT).

The Generals are coming off a 26-7 season in 2008-09 and will be returning 6 players that made significant contributions this past season, including JR Cadot, Antoine Proctor, Steve Ivory Jr, Bryen Pyles, Sam Iwueke, and Charlton Wilson.

Omar McDade (Logan, UT) signs with Generals!

Logan High School standout point guard Omar McDade has signed a national letter of intent to play with the Sheridan College Generals in 2010. Omar was born February 8th 1990 to Omar Sr. and Jackie McDade in Salt Lake City. He also has 2 younger brothers. Omar averaged 16.5 points, 5 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 2.5 steals a game in route to leading his team to a runner up finish in the Utah state 3A playoffs.

Player Accomplishments:
McDonalds All-American Nominee, Herald Journal All -Valley Player of the Year (2009), All Region 1st team (region 11, Utah), All State 1st Team - Deseret News, All State 1st team - Salt Lake Tribune
Utah 3A All Tournament 1st team. Logan High School record holder in: Assists in a season, assists in a career, and Omar is currently the 6th all-time leading scorer in school history.

Jarrell Crayton (Omaha, NE) signs with Generals!

Jarrell Crayton a 6’7, 205 lbs forward from Bellevue East High School in Bellevue, Nebraska has just signed a National Letter of Intent to play with the Sheridan College Generals. Jarrell was one of the most highly touted recruits in the state of Nebraska. Throughout the year Crayton received offers from Creighton, Colorado State, and the University of Nebraska. Jarrell started out the 2008-09 season with a bang scoring 51 points in his first game; it was the first 50 plus point game in three decades in Nebraska. As a junior Crayton averaged 18 points and 10.5 rebounds per game and was named First Team All-State (he was the only junior to receive that award), while leading his team to the State Championship game. Jarrell’s senior year he led Class A in scoring at 19.8 points per game, he also pulled down 10 rebounds per game, and was again named First Team All-State.

Coach Smiley had to say this about Jarrell: “Jarrell has a chance to be a very special player at Sheridan College. He’s very talented, athletic, and has a great feel for the game. We’re excited to get a chance to work with Jarrell and continue to refine his game over the next two years. If he applies himself, he could have an unbelievable college career. I’ve known Jarrell since I worked with him at a camp in South Dakota 3 years ago, and I’m ecstatic to have him in our program, as he’s not only a great player, but he’s also a great person. He will positively influence our college in many ways over the next two years.”

Dave Wink (Seattle, WA) signs with Generals!

Wink inks with the Generals
David Wink, a 6-10 240 pound senior from Sammamish High School in Bellevue, WA averaged 10.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 2 blocks a game. ESPN has ranked Wink as one of the top 100 post players in the nation for 2009. Wink was being recruited by D1 schools such as Northern Illinois, Washington, Washington State, and Portland State, but the 81st ranked post in the nation ultimately decided on Sheridan College. Wink will join Omar McDade and Kade Ferguson as the Sheridan College Class of 2009 continues to grow.

Generals Sign 2 Wyoming Prospects for 09-10 season!

Rage Geringer a 6’0 ft shooting guard from Glendo, WY is the fourth player to sign with the Sheridan College Generals this year. Rage played his high school basketball at Guernsey-Sunrise where he averaged 27 points and 4.3 steals per game as a senior in 2009. For his career Rage scored over 1600 points. Geringer has received All-state honors in basketball, football, and track, along with having a 4.0 GPA. Geringer is great at using his intelligence and knowledge of the game to his benefit, and he will add the outside threat that a lot teams in junior college lack.

Says Coach Smiley: “Rage is first and foremost an outstanding young man, and he has a chance to be a great player in our program as he continues to develop his strength and his skill level to compete at the collegiate level. He’s a very intelligent player and he understands the game. He’s also a fantastic student in the classroom, and he will represent our program well in the coming years.”

Kade Ferguson to Join Sheridan College Recruiting Class of 2010
Sheridan College Men’s Basketball coach Steve Smiley is pleased to announce the signing of Kade Ferguson a 6’6 power forward from Newcastle, WY. Ferguson, a two time All-State and All-Conference selection that averaged 14.5 points, 11.6 rebounds and 3.5 blocks a game in route to leading his team to a state tournament appearance his senior year. As a senior Kade was a McDonalds All-American Nominee and put up some great season highs: 33 points 24 rebounds, and 11 blocks. As a junior, Kade led his team to a 2nd place finish in the 2008 3A playoffs. Ferguson is the first Wyoming kid to sign with Sheridan College.

Sophomore center Diarra named NJCAA All-American!

Moustapha Diarra (Marseille, France), a 6'10" sophomore was named as an NJCAA All-American following the 2008-09 season. To see a full list of NJCAA All-Americans, click here:

View the 2008-09 Generals Highlight Film!

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Sophomore Josh Peery signs at St. Catherines College in Kentucky!

Sophomore Power Forward has signed a National Letter of Intent to play his final two years at NAIA school, St. Catherine's College of Kentucky. Peery was a two-year starter for the Generals.

Freshmen Quintin Dailey signs at Eastern Michigan!

Freshmen wing Quintin Dailey (Las Vegas, NV) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play next year at NCAA D1 Eastern Michigan University. For more information go to:

Scottie Payne signs at Lynn University!

All-Region PG Scottie Payne has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for NCAA D2 Lynn University. To read more, go to:

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Diarra signs at San Francisco!

Moustapha Diarra has signed to play at NCAA Division the University of San Francisco. Diarra was an NJCAA All-American in 2008-09, as well as an All-Region & All-Conference player for the Generals. For more information, go to:

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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