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Planells joins Golden Eagles
04/05/05 - All American Professional Basketball League (AAPBL) Wyoming Golden Eagles

Wyoming Golden Eagles(Casper, WY) - Today, the Wyoming Golden Eagles of the All American Professional Basketball League announced Hernando Planells, Jr. as Vice President of Basketball Operations.

Planells comes to the Golden Eagles with a reputation for having a keen eye for talent. Included in Planells experience is his work with Director of Scouting for the NBA, Marty Blake.

“I’m very excited about this opportunity,” said Planells. “The chance to come to Casper gives my family and I everything we’re looking for.” “We’re looking forward to becoming a part of the Casper community.”

Planells went on to say, “What it is really exciting is to be able to start at ground level, build an organization and put the pieces in place to win a championship.”

“As we examined Hernando’s background we received very positive remarks from Marty Blake for his ability to spot talent,” said Worth Christie, President and CEO of the Wyoming Golden Eagles. “What really is exciting about Hernando, though, is his personality. We have found him to be very outgoing and personable which will help him to integrate into the Casper community very quickly.”

Wyoming will open their inaugural season in November and will play a 62 game schedule. 31 home games will be played in the Casper Events Center.

Season tickets are on-sale now. Buy your tickets now to receive the best seats available. Call 234-2082 to reserve your seats today!


December 1, 2004


Coach Hernando Planells who is currently on staff at Citrus College as an assistant and recruiting coordinator has been added to Marty Blake’s “Court Reporter” staff.  Marty Blake is the Director of scouting for the National Basketball Association.  Since 1971, Marty Blake and Associates has provided professional basketball scouting and consulting services to clients around the globe.


"I am extremely honored and fortunate to be evaluating for Marty and his son Ryan Blake.  Both of them are exceptional basketball evaluators and I hope to learn as much as I can from them.”  Said Coach H.


Coach H will continue with his responsibilities at Citrus College while evaluating for the “Court Report”.


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