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Mount Saint Joseph graduate Charlie Jones works way into starting role for American
Mount Saint Joseph graduate Charlie Jones works way into starting role for American

Kyle Jakobe, a Timonium-based trainer who has worked with several local athletes, posted a series of blogs on his company’s website during the summer of 2013. The title? “The Legend of Charlie Jones,” a series of posts documenting Jakobe’s work with Jones and the Manchester native’s progression from a junior varsity backup to a Division I basketball player at American. “In Baltimore, we have the most spoiled, entitled and selfish basketball on the planet,” Jakobe wrote in the first entry. “Kids don’t get in the gym to work on their game. They play pickup. Parents don’t hold their kids accountable. They threaten coaches...

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