Founded by Anthony “Tony” Leach in 2011, Prep Ball Stars is a Black-owned recreation sports & travel company that concentrates on youth sports. The organization’s objective is to “highlight and promote student-athletes and provide a platform for the stars of tomorrow today,” per the brand’s official website.
Leach, who also founded Sports Ventures International, is a product of Indiana to the core. Tony Leach is an Indy native who attended Indiana University, earning a degree in public affairs management.
The sports company is a staple amongst the youth sports community in the region. The company is best known for its Prep Ball Stars Midwest Challenge and Combine Series.
The Midwest Challenge, held at Crispus Attucks High School May 6, showcased top basketball recruits from Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan.
Recent top prospects such as Jake Davis, Xavier Booker, Sheridan Sharp, Zane Doughty and many others have attended events backed by youth sports company.
For more information on Prep Ball Stars, visit their website here.
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