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Stories with subject: High school basketball
  • Alaska village advances to national mascot finals 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:55 am
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The northwest Alaska village of Deering may be tiny - with just 130 residents - but its school mascot is in the running for a national championship of nicknames.

  • Montana signs junior college hoops player 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:05 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Montana men's basketball coach Wayne Tinkle has announced the signing of Diablo Valley College guard Jermaine Edmonds Jr.

  • Girls basketball MVP shares award plaque 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:20 pm
  • MADISON, Minnesota - The girls' basketball coach at Lac qui Parle Valley High School in southwestern Minnesota said he initially didn't believe his team's most valuable player when she told him what she wanted to do with her award plaque.

  • Westerly coach: Parent interference too much 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:43 am
  • WESTERLY, Rhode Island - A former Westerly High School girls' basketball coach blames significant and persistent interference from parents for her decision to resign last month.

  • Pitino, ex-teammate sought mercy for Farmer 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:06 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino asked a federal judge to show mercy when sentencing former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and allow him to "become a productive citizen again" after the basketball star's political and personal fall from grace.

  • Sports talk radio show on LGBT issues to debut 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:50 pm
  • NEW YORK - The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player.

  • Local lawyers help undocumented Medford girl 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:38 pm
  • MEDFORD, Oregon - Nothing could stop Yaremi Mejia from becoming a star basketball player for South Medford High.

  • FINALS WATCH: Sights and sounds from North Texas 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:30 pm
  • ARLINGTON, Texas - Jim Calhoun won three national championships with Connecticut in four trips to the NCAA Final Four.

  • FINALS WATCH: Shaq a no-show for hall honor 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 7:51 pm
  • ARLINGTON, Texas - Shaquille O'Neal showed up at the Texas high school boys state basketball tournament last month to be honored. He didn't make it to the Final Four, though.

  • Earnhardt reminisces on JV basketball career 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:56 pm
  • FORT WORTH, Texas - With his favorite team eliminated long ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will root for Florida in the Final Four.

  • Arrests made in Jan. 31 gunfire at Phoenix school 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:08 pm
  • PHOENIX - Four people have been arrested in connection with numerous gunshots fired outside a Phoenix high school as a basketball game was going on inside.

  • Man convicted of killing NYC HS basketball star 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - A second suspect has been convicted in the 2011 fatal shooting of a high school basketball star in her Harlem apartment building.

  • Arkansas hires ESPN's Dykes to coach women's team 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 9:48 pm
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Jimmy Dykes stood near the same spot on the Bud Walton Arena court where he once proposed to his wife, Tiffany.

  • NH basketball star loses title after profane tweet 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:58 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire high school basketball star has been stripped of his Player of the Year award after he posted an offensive comment on Twitter.

  • Eagles' Nichols most outstanding on D1 all-tourney 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:56 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Lakewood St. Edward's Kipper Nichols, who scored 26 points and hit two late clinching free throws in overtime in the title game, is the most outstanding player on the Associated Press Division I boys all-tournament team.

  • Kimbrough most outstanding on AP D3 all-tourney 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 6:56 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Martyce Kimbrough, who scored 41 points in two games while leading Lima Central Catholic to its second state championship, is the most outstanding player on the Associated Press Division III boys all-tournament team.