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12 Luxury Homes With Basketball Courts To Channel Your Inner LeBron – Robb Report

With the return of NCAA March Madness, the NBA season is in full swing and shows like HBO’s winning time on the screen, basketball is officially in the air. If all of this has you fired up, you can get more than your head in the game with these awesome home basketball gear. No matter […]

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KVAC Honors Top Midcoast Skiers and Other Basketball Athletes – Knox County VillageSoup

AUGUSTA — The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference unveiled its all-conference and all-varsity selections for alpine and Nordic skiing on Tuesday, March 15, a development that has seen a slew of student-athletes from Camden Hills Regional High School earn awards. This season, the KVAC has chosen to release all-conference honors for high school sports in waves. […]

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Student, artists work to improve the basketball courts at Patterson Park

FOR THE GENERAL LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP FUND. USE THE PATTERSON PARK BASKETBALL COURTS AS A CANVAS. ONE GHHI SCHOOL STUDENTS WORK WITH THE CITY AND LOCAL ARTISTS TO UPDATE THE RECREATION SPACE. DARRELL FRANCE GROW UP PLAYING BALL ON THESE COURTS. When he noticed they were in bad shape, he decided to raise money to create […]

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Unified Basketball Athletes Dance, Laugh, and Share Lots of Cheer – Knox County VillageSoup

The joy in the hearts and the smiles on the faces of student-athletes when they or their teammates shoot the ball generate enough energy to light up the gymnasium. Such is life for unified high school basketball, where fun, camaraderie, unparalleled sportsmanship and even dancing are as common as passing, dribbling and shooting. With the […]

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PV Basketball Players Who Saw 2018 Championship First-Hand Lead Team to Golden 1 – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO — Just four years ago, the Pleasant Valley men’s basketball team was where they are today — one win after being named CIF Division III state champions. In the 2018 season, the Pleasant Valley Boys won the NorCal Regional Championship for the first time in school history. The girls won their first state title […]

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Aroostook High School basketball players enjoy one last time on the hardwood

High school seniors had one last time to shine on the basketball court Wednesday night as the Aroostook League Senior All-Star games were played at Caribou High School. CARIBOU, Maine — High school seniors had one last time to shine on the basketball court Wednesday night as the Aroostook League Senior All-Star games were played […]

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With Gaines out for MAAC tournament, Siena’s other men’s basketball players will need to step up – The Daily Gazette

As teammate Anthony Gaines underwent medical tests on Monday that the Siena men’s basketball program confirmed on Tuesday revealed the grad student suffered a season-ending knee injury, freshman Javian McCollum said he knew what the message would be from one of Siena’s co-captains if bad news came through. “He would always want us to show […]

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Fran McCaffery gives Iowa basketball players the green light to defend themselves on social media

“I would expect them to defend themselves,” McCaffery said of the players being insulted on social media. “I always want my guys to defend themselves.” mike hlas March 8, 2022 4:54 p.m., update: March 8, 2022 5:47 p.m. Iowa’s Kris Murray, right front, takes a jump shot as Illinois’ Alfonso Plummer (11) defends during the […]

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Five Galesburg-area basketball players receive IBCA honors

The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association announced members of its all-state women’s basketball teams on Friday, and five high school players from the Galesburg area received honors for their on-court efforts during the 2021 season. -22. In Class 3A, Kiarra Kilgore of Galesburg High School was named to the second team. The second shot 46% from […]

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Guernsey Gazette | Guernsey says goodbye to five basketball players

GUERNSEY – last week the Guernsey-Sunrise basketball teams bid farewell to five seniors. Athletes were honored between men’s and women’s varsity games last week. The night was dubbed “senior night” and family and friends gathered to say goodbye. Afton Kelley was escorted by her parents Shannon and Mindy Kelley and her brother, aunt and uncle. […]

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Mike Miller’s Let It Fly Comes to Lakeland With Basketball Courts

Former Memphis Grizzly Mike Miller is aiming for another sports-themed eatery — but this time, patrons will be able to shoot hoops without sipping foam or biting burgers. Miller, 42, plans to open a second Let It Fly Sports bar and restaurant in the Lake District, a 160-acre mixed-use space being developed in Lakeland. “What […]

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UofSC Gamecocks Men’s Basketball Players Walk for Senior Day

South Carolina Drunks Keyshawn Bryant 24 will score against Mississippi State on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Joshua Boucher [email protected] The South Carolina men’s basketball team will hold their Senior Day recognition Tuesday night at Colonial Life Arena, as the Gamecocks play their final home game of the season against Missouri at 7 p.m. Graduate students […]

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Oregon’s best female high school basketball players: Meet the top 5A Midwestern League stars

We take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is the list of girls in the Midwestern League. Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. Let us know which other players should be added to the roster. McKenzie […]

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5 Ohio basketball players named McDonald’s All Americans

CINCINNATI — Five high school basketball players from Ohio have been named McDonald’s All Americans this year. One of them had a unique journey thanks to the coaching of her father. What do you want to know Five Ohio high school basketball players have been named McDonald’s All Americans Chance Gray, a senior at Winton […]

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Basketball: Players and coaches happy as some title games moved to Portland Expo

Yarmouth’s Peter Psyhogeos throws a shot over York’s Jake Fogg during the Clippers’ 50-41 win in the Class B semifinal on Tuesday at Portland Expo. Yarmouth will play in the regional final at the Expo on Saturday, rather than the Cross Insurance Arena as previously scheduled. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer Todd Flaherty enjoys playing at Cross […]

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Little Rock basketball players win on and off the court

LR-Central has a history of winning championships. It’s no different for James Toney, Kwame and Annor Boateng, who excel on and off the pitch. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – This time of year is busy for the Little Rock Central High School basketball team. All players give it their all every time they hit the ground, […]

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Pierson Boys basketball players are ‘them guys’ in Class C County Championship win over Greenport

Head coach Will Fujita hoists the Suffolk County Class C Championship plaque following his team’s Pierson Boys basketball team’s 68-52 title win over Greenport on Wednesday night. MICHAEL HELLER Wilson Bennett’s first thoughts weren’t on how he had just scored a game-high 24 to help propel his Pierson Boys basketball team to their first Suffolk […]

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Boy Basketball Players to Watch at Savannah-Area Tournaments

The regular season is over and now the pressure is on for the best high school basketball teams in the Coastal Empire. It’s regional tournament time for the majority of teams in the Greater Savannah area, with things kicking into high gear on Wednesday and continuing through the end of the week. Here’s a look […]

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Athletes offer shouts to their opponents

The high school basketball season is winding down with the playoffs just around the corner. Who better to know what kind of talent Cincinnati offers than the players themselves? The Cincinnati Enquirer asked players from multiple conferences for input on some impressive opponents on the court this season. Check Cincinnati.com weekly to see which boys […]

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600th victory unites St. Patrick’s past and present basketball players to celebrate legendary coach

600th career win unites St. Patrick’s past and present basketball players to celebrate legendary coach There were many highlights from Coach Mike Bailey’s time at St. Patrick’s, but more recently one brought players past and present to the same gymnasium to celebrate. . A 600th career victory. CHICAGO – There are two names that are […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Feb. 7-11. 13

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Players subject to racist abuse at HS game – NBC New York

Students making monkey noises taunted black basketball players at a high school game in New York earlier this week, and parents and school leaders are demanding more aggressive action against those responsible. The incident between Nyack and Pearl River college teams happened Wednesday night in Pearl River court. A video tweeted by Nyack’s basketball program […]

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How 2 former Wisconsin men’s basketball players are making the most of their time in Valparaiso | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

AARON FERGUSON, 219-853-2519 Times Sports editor Aaron Ferguson meets Valparaiso striker Ben Krikke and gets to know the Beacons from the all-conference striker. Trevor Anderson has had the opportunity to reflect on what he has learned in life and it is this: you have a greater […]

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Oregon’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 5A Mid-Willamette Conference Stars (Part 2) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundenberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 2 of the list of girls from Mid-Willamette. (See part 1 here.) Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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Why Nate Frye is opening a new gym for Houma-area basketball players

Nate Frie wanted to find a way to share everything he learned as a professional basketball player with the next generation of Houma athletes. He opened “The Den of Alpha Omega” gym to do just that. It is located at 138 Alliance Court in Houma and is open to area athletes who want to learn […]

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Oregon’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 6A Metro League Stars (Part 1) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 1 of the Metro boys list. Check back soon for part 2. Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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These 5 Indiana High School Basketball Players Are All NIC Candidates

SOUTH BEND – Eric Gaff believes his South Bend Saint Joseph team has finally secured a victory. It happened last week, Feb. 1 against Culver Academy, when the Indians beat the Eagles, 52-48. Why was this a declaration victory? “They’re just a quality program,” Gaff said. “They’re a tough, well-trained, well-drilled side and it’s just […]

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Pasco Cements Its Legacy Among SRVHS’ Outstanding Basketball Players | News

San Ramon Valley High is steeped in basketball tradition. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams have had many outstanding players in their programs over the years. This year, another player joins the roster as Natalie Pasco cements her legacy every time she steps onto the court for the women’s team. Pasco is the leader of […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Best Centers

Over the past month, we’ve taken a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, followed by shooters, then small forwards and power forwards. We end with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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California’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

The most dominant and talented shooting guards in all of California high school basketball are taking shape as teams across the state play their regular season finals before the playoffs begin. From Sierra Canyon’s Amari Bailey to Stockton Lincoln’s Miles Byrd, California is full of talented shooting guards. The main criteria for SBLive’s Best Shooting […]

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Having a female-specific shoe brand empowers college basketball players

A friend of Zarle’s put her in touch with Williams’ senior guard Maggie Meehan, who wanted a pair of Moolah Kicks. Zarle happened to have some the size of Meehan and gave them to him when Hamilton and Williams faced off earlier this season. The news spreads quickly. “It’s this domino effect that seems to […]

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How college basketball players who transferred but returned to their old school are thriving in their reunions

The reasons varsity athletes transfer vary, and each of the record-breaking more than 1,700 Division I men’s basketball players who entered the transfer portal during the 2021 offseason has a unique story. Coaching changes, playing time, spotlight, academic issues, academic opportunities, family reasons, and on-field patterns are just a few of the top reasons players […]

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2 AACC basketball players honored for their outstanding performances

ARNOLD, MD — Two basketball players from Anne Arundel Community College were honored for their outstanding performances last month, the school announced Jan. 19. Jada Turner was named NJCAA Region 20 Division III Women’s Basketball Player of the Month for December 2021. Cavey de Braeden won the same prize in the men’s category. Turner averaged […]

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College football, female basketball players get the most endorsements

The revenue floodgates began to open for college athletes last summer when the NCAA began letting student-athletes profit from their name, image and likeness (NIL) – and some of the biggest winners, as expected, are college football players. An estimated 47.1% of NIL contracts to date belong to football players, according to six months of […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 17-23

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Two Kamiakin basketball players nominated for McDonald’s All-American game | High school sports

Kamiakin seniors Tyler Bilodeau and Trey Arland are among 11 Washington players nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game. The two seniors helped lead the braves to the top of the MCC standings and are the only Eastern Washington players among the Evergreen State’s 11. “It would mean the world to me to do it,” Arland […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 10-16

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Best Missouri High School Basketball Players, Games to Watch Jan. 17-21

Bouncing is the name of the game around Boone County. Almost every high school basketball team in the county has experienced some adversity in the past week, whether on the court or by the hand of Mother Nature. Starting at Columbia, both Hickman teams are aiming for a rebound week. The Kewpie boys fell to […]

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North Gwinnett Boys Basketball Players Watch State

After two straight seasons ending in a quarterfinal elimination from the GHSA AAAAAAA State Basketball Championship, the North Gwinnett High School varsity boys return with a vengeance. With a 13-3 overall record for the season and a 2-0 record in regional games so far, the Bulldogs are on track to qualify for the state playoffs, […]

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Two Canadian broadcasters fired from service for ‘body-shaming’ basketball athletes

Earlier this week (January 13), two broadcasters from WHOU 100.1 FM, a local radio station in Maine, Canada, were fired after they apparently humiliated two female athletes for being “overweight”. Their mocking remarks of the two players made a match between two high schools in Central Aroostook and Easton. Listeners later complained to the radio […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, and now we’ll take a look at shooting guards. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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Senorise Perry Basketball Court Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

PRO: The Titans signed Senorise Perry in the 2020 offseason to add depth and special teams experience to the running back rotation. The former University of Louisville product made his mark in the NFL on special team coverage units and as a kickoff returner. The 6-foot, 210-pound player entered the NFL as a rookie free […]

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BOY BASKETBALL: Players in the mix for Daily News’ Fab-5 Player of the Year | Sports

As the 2021-22 high school basketball season entered the new year, things started to take shape within the league and class standings. Midway through the season a number of teams started to stand out as section leaders including Oakfield-Alabama, Le Roy and Caledonia-Mumford, while Notre Dame, Wheatland-Chili and a few others are absolutely in the […]

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Georgia’s Top High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Playmakers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Georgia’s top high school basketball players. Our first list will focus on the playmakers. There are hundreds of outstanding male basketball players in Georgia, and these lists don’t claim to be exhaustive! Use the comments section to discuss […]

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Ohio’s Top High School Girls Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Centers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken post-by-post reviews of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on playmakers, then shooting goalies, followed by small forwards and power forwards. Now let’s finish with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and […]

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Miller basketball players work really hard for a second chance

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – For senior Miller basketball players Joshua Posada and Mark Garcia, playing the game they love is a way of life. But that life was taken from them last year after being declared ineligible for failing grades. “When I’m in school I take care and do my job but I didn’t come […]

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Ohio’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Forwards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the playmakers, then the shooting goalies, followed by the small forwards. Now it is the turn of the powers ahead. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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Mission College basketball players show courage on and off the court

Recently, the Mission Saints women’s college basketball team played a home game against Harbor College in Southern California. Molly Erezo, a Mission Saint, scored 15 points in the win, including a midfield buzzer shot. Her teammate, Dulce Jacobo, clocked a record 13 blocked shots. Both women expressed respect for their coach, Corey Cafferata, a former […]

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Ohio’s Best Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Best Little Forwards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley | Photos of Gabe Haferman Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the playmakers, then the shooting goalies, and now it’s the turn of the small forwards. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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The Best High School Basketball Players In Ohio: Meet The State’s Top Playmakers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Ohio’s top high school basketball players. We started with the goalkeepers, and now we’re going to focus on the point guard. There are hundreds of notable male basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t claim to be […]

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Talented basketball players don’t have to play in college anymore. Just look at these three Milwaukee products.

Michael Foster Jr. became a highly recruited basketball player during his first and second seasons in Milwaukee Washington. Michael Foster Jr. seemed to be on the traditional path that most talented basketball players have taken in trying to reach the NBA. When he was an early talented freshman at Milwaukee Washington High School in 2017, […]

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Ohio’s Best Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Best Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the point guard, and now we move on to the shooting goaltenders. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t […]

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Update on Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Players in New Schools

Kansas goalie Tristan Enaruna walks past Iowa State goalie Jalen Coleman-Lands, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb.13, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall) Charlie neibergall PA The Kansas men’s basketball team had five eligible players who left the program through the transfer portal last […]

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Dawson and Suman among Westmoreland basketball players recover from injury

Through: Bill Beckner Jr. Wednesday 22 December 2021 | 6:41 p.m. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review Maura Suman of Penn-Trafford is dirty by Asia Harper of Sto-Rox on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Penn Trafford High School. Jenna Dawson takes to the basketball court with a giant piece of combat armor on her left leg, a […]

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St. Amant High community rallies around basketball players after serious accident

ST. AMANT, Louisiana (WAFB) – The community of St. Amant High is rallying around two of their own. After Colby and Jah’leel got stuck in a bad wreck on Hwy 941 Monday night on their way home from basketball practice. “When I opened my eyes I thought it would be a lot worse than it […]

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Chico State Coach Greg Clink Urges High School Basketball Players To Be ‘Great Teammates’ At Panther Showdown – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – In most high school basketball tournaments, players are given selections for all tournaments, but at Chico High’s Panther Showdown, teams are given a Heart and Hustle award after each game. Panthers head coach Abraham Simmons presents each team’s coach with a t-shirt to give to a player who embodies the best teammate. A […]

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Here are the 10 best female basketball players in Beaver Valley

The high school basketball season is underway and like most years there are many talented people competing against each other every week on the hardwoods of the Beaver Valley. While there are dozens of qualified players to watch out for, the Beaver County Times athletic team ranked the top 10 female basketball players at the […]

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Oxford basketball players have a blast in their first game since the mass shooting

LAPEER, MI – Things may never return to normal for students at Oxford High School after the horrific mass shooting two weeks ago that left four dead and seven injured. But for 32 minutes on Tuesday night, the women’s basketball team had a certain sense of normalcy playing their first game of the season. No […]

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SouthCoast’s best female basketball players to watch in 2021-2022

All nine schools on the South Coast – Apponequet, Bishop Stang, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, GNB Voc-Tech, New Bedford, Old Colony, Old Rochester and Wareham – are participating in women’s basketball this winter. Here’s a look at the 22 players who are expected to impact South Coast Basketball Courts in the 2021-22 season: EMMA MARRA, RILEY LEVRAULT […]

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16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch

With pre-season training for the high school winter sports season In progress, TGN’s sports department has compiled a list of female basketball players who will make an impact for their respective teams this winter. Sports in high school: 16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch this winter Krista Bitez, Gardner High School The […]

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Burlington top 12 female high school basketball players in Iowa 2021-22

Last year, the West Burlington High School girls’ basketball team made their first state tournament appearance since 1977, an incredible accomplishment in a season plagued by cancellations, postponements and disruption from COVID-19. This year, Notre Dame is off to a quick start, having won its first five games despite the loss of head coach Jim […]

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Westford Girls’ Basketball Courts Return – Lowell Sun

WESTFORD – The message was pretty clear, “We’re back, baby! On Friday afternoon, those words came from three veteran players of the Westford Academy women’s basketball team, Carly Davey, Abby Chambers and Kate Barnes. Like the rest of their teammates, they were on the gym floor, working out exercises with sweat streaming down their faces. […]

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Plymouth basketball players start their college journey

There’s nothing quite like having a little piece of home away from home when you’re not in college. Plymouth-born Teja Andrews, Kylee Grassi and Caroline Tripp resumed Tuesday night when Andrews’ UMass Dartmouth Corsairs women’s college basketball team hosted Grassi and Tripp’s Bridgewater State University team. The Corsairs moved away in the fourth quarter to […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota Area Top 10 Basketball Players To Watch

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota area 10 best basketball players to watch – Grand Forks Herald

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Woods Evolution Academy guides the city’s up-and-coming basketball players

EVANSVILLE – Ivan Woods is experiencing the ups and downs of recruiting: His son, Deivion, is considered one of the nation’s top 12-year-old basketball players. So he started the Woods Evolution Academy, in part because Scouting starts at such a young age. Deivion, a sixth-grader at Perry Heights Middle School, is considered one of the […]

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LeBron James: “Zero Sense” For High School Basketball Players To Have Face Masks Under The Chin

LeBron James is arguably one of the top three basketball players of all time and has one of the smartest basketball IQs of anyone who has ever set foot on the floor. Something puzzled the Los Angeles Lakers superstar on Thursday night as he prepared to return to NBA action following a COVID alert. He […]

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10 basketball players who have become actors

Athletes have repeatedly tried other activities outside of sport. By far the most popular choice is acting. One of the most successful transformations from athlete to actor is WWE Superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Johnson began his acting career playing his father in an appearance on This spectacle of the 70s, before joining the Fast […]

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Ottawa basketball players and programs try to bounce back despite tightening courts

The partial reopening of school gymnasiums for sports like basketball has left young basketball players and outreach programs in the cold again after the pandemic depleted the momentum of the rapidly growing game. Ottawa’s English-language public and Catholic school boards issued permits this week to allow community groups to return to school gymnasiums. Derek Firth, […]

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San Diego’s Oldest Basketball Players Explain Why They Play

SAN DIEGO – Sounds from the gym suggested an ordinary basketball game: tennis shoes squeaking against a slippery court, thumping thumps of a ball, the shrill whistle of a referee. But inside was a rare painting. Older women, some in the ’80s and’ 90s, rushed to pass, steal and shoot. They dribbled and zigzagged skillfully […]

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Courtenay basketball players eager to get back on the pitch – Comox Valley Record

Five of the senior players of the Isfeld men’s basketball team, from left to right: Karman Kandola, Temwa Mtawali, Leo Blake, Kye Kotapski-Tinga and Jasper Halvorson. Photo provided Courtenay basketball players eager to get back on the pitch High school basketball is about to resume play from the regular season. At Courtenay’s Mark Isfeld High […]

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UPDATE: Milton HS basketball players arrested after being linked to crime via Snapchat | News

During a search of Connor Mediate’s apartment, police found several ounces of marijuana and THC cartridges. They also found the victim’s phone, which contained evidence that he was using the Snapchat and Telegram apps to facilitate drug sales. Messages shortly before the shooting had come from someone using the name “Cam”. Police were able to […]

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Grace Slaughter and Grain Valley basketball players are happy to return to the training ground

The excitement in the Grain Valley High School gymnasium was evident from the moment the members of the women’s basketball team entered. They rushed to the sidelines, unpacked their backpacks, slipped on their sneakers and hit the pitch for their first after-school training in two years. Due to the pandemic, practices last year took place […]

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Basketball players bond at off-campus team house

On the basketball court, the Ithaca College Women’s Basketball Team has the chemistry, camaraderie, and cohesion of a championship team. However, the team isn’t just promoting their connection to the Ben Light Gymnasium – the team has bonded at the off-campus house where three of the team’s seniors live. Currently three elderly – Lindsey Albertelli, […]

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Mount Clemens basketball courts are named after the late coach

Earlier this month, the City of Mount Clemens Commission approved the official name for a community centre’s basketball courts, the Ved Green Memorial Basketball Courts. Green was the girls’ basketball coach at Mount Clemens High School. Advertising MOUNT CLEMENS – The city’s basketball courts have officially a new name. Earlier this month, the City of […]

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Syracuse basketball players hope familiarity will lead to chemistry on the pitch

At first glance, it may seem like there are a lot of new faces in the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program. With three incoming transfers and a freshman all going to play important roles, it seems true. Perhaps this is the new normal in college basketball with the unique transfer rule that allows athletes to […]

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Brotherhood Park basketball courts to reopen in Watervliet – troyrecord

WATERVLIET, NY – Last summer the town of Watervliet made the decision to remove the basketball hoops from Brotherhood Park. This decision was made because of the bullying of young children; disrespect and intimidation of parents and grandparents of young children; colloquial language; a lack of respect for authority; physical confrontations and threats of weapons […]

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Syracuse Nation’s No.1 junior basketball as recruiting giants pursue

A blue-blooded school already has a ton of buzz for five-star point guard DJ Wagner 2023, at least according to some recruiting insiders, but the nation’s No.1 consensus continues to track its recruiting process, with the basketball of Syracuse and others. in pursuit. Schools recruiting Wagner aside from this Kentucky blue-blooded monster include Orange, Villanova, […]

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Giant of Africa Foundation to build 100 basketball courts across Africa – Ujiri

Masai Ujiri, the owner, Giant of Africa Basketball Foundation, announced Wednesday its determination to build no less than 100 basketball courts across Africa. Mr Ujiri said this in Lagos during the inauguration of the new basketball courts at Ilupeju Grammar School and three others. Previously, the same ceremony was held at Ijeshatedo High School, Oworonshoki […]

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Young Chicago City Life Center basketball players get grim life lesson after teammate Kentrell McNeal, 15, is fatally shot – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — On Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that serves as a refuge for the children of Chicago. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, street issues are forgotten once youngsters step into the gymnasium at the Chicago City Life Center, 137 W. Garfield Blvd. […]

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20 Years After September 11, Basketball Courts Across Country Embody Tyler Ugolyn’s “Warm Heart”

Number 34 has been worn by many notable NFL players – Bo Jackson, Hirschell Walker, Walter Payton. If the number is synonymous with greatness, it rings more than true for a late Ridgefielder who also found success wearing it, but his game was basketball. On September 11, 2001, Tyler Ugolyn was on the 93rd floor […]

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20 years after 9/11, basketball courts across the country embody Tyler Ugolyn’s ‘warm heart’

Number 34 has been worn by many notable NFL players – Bo Jackson, Hirschell Walker, Walter Payton. If the number is synonymous with greatness, it rings more than true for a late Ridgefielder who also found success wearing it, but his game was basketball. On September 11, 2001, Tyler Ugolyn was on the 93rd floor […]

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Murals appear on basketball courts around Rochester in New York

Basketball is considered an art form by many. Denzel Washington’s character in the basketball movie “He Got Game” said, “Basketball is like poetry in motion.” In Rochester, art meets basketball on the playing field, as games are played over vivid paintings in artwork provided by Peculiar Asphalt. Peculiar Asphalt is a city of Rochester youth […]

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Adam Sandler keeps popping up on Philadelphia basketball courts

Adam Sandler’s love affair with basketball is now pretty well documented. Between his penchant for playing pickup with strangers and his starring role in 2019’s Uncut Gems, which largely revolved around NBA play and featured Kevin Garnett as a supporting actor, Sandler knows the ball. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise […]

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The Catholic Academy basketball courts have a new look

Members of the Holy Family parish community helped renovate the schoolyard basketball court as part of an Eagle Scout project. (Photos: Courtesy of Father Sean Suckiel) For several years, the outdoor basketball courts at Holy Family Catholic Academy, Fresh Meadows, have been in poor condition. In fact, the children who shot the hoop were always […]

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Devin Booker returns to Moss Point and reveals new basketball courts

On Saturday morning, before Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast, the sun was shining at Moss Point as Phoenix Suns goalie Devin Booker returned to River City to unveil two renovated basketball courts in the community. Booker, along with the 2K Foundation and artist Mister Cartoonist, designed two outdoor courts for the city […]

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NBA star Devin Booker reveals two basketball courts at Moss Point

MOSS POINT, Mississippi (WLOX) – Barely emerging from a summer marked by an NBA Finals appearance and an Olympic gold medal, Phoenix Suns goaltender Devin Booker spent time at Moss Point, where his career in high school flourished. The NBA All-Star made rounds at his alma mater and other places around town, but all eyes […]

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Two new basketball courts honoring Kobe, Gianna Bryant coming to West Philly this fall

Kobe Bryant’s far-reaching basketball legacy will now be reinforced at the Tustin Playground in West Philly. Two new basketball courts honoring the late Hall of Famer and his daughter Gianna will arrive at Overbrook Park this fall, the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation has announced. The foundation was established in honor of the Black Mamba […]

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‘People Absolutely Love’ Windham Park’s New Basketball Courts

Windham’s new courts attract players from ‘sunrise to sunset’. Contribution / Pat Moody Windham basketball players who used to wait until school facilities are available before they can play now have two newly created courts at the Community Park on Gray Road. The new grounds create “the best buzz around town since firefighters escorted Santa […]

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Falmouth basketball courts renamed in honor of player who died of cancer

Ryan Rogers lost his battle with brain cancer in April. Her family and others are raising money to renovate the courts. FALMOUTH, Maine – The popular basketball courts in Falmouth have been named “Ryan Roger’s Memorial Courts” after Ryan Rogers, 28, lost his battle with brain cancer in April. “He ate, slept and drank basketball,” […]

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Bob Cousy Crompton Park Basketball Courts Ribbon Cut Worcester Basketball Celtics Holy Cross

WORCESTER – “Houdini of the Hardwood” was just one of many nicknames given to former Boston Celtics and Holy Cross basketball icon Bob Cousy during his playing career. The NBA Hall of Fame worked its magic again on Friday, headlining a groundbreaking ceremony for recently completed renovations to Crompton Park, including basketball court improvements and […]

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Falmouth family pay tribute to deceased son on basketball courts

Ryan Rogers of Falmouth died in April at the age of 28. The Ryan Rogers Memorial Courts at Huston School Park pay homage to him. Contribution / The Rogers Family Ryan Rogers’ joy of bringing people together will live at Huston School Park in Falmouth, where the two basketball courts have been named in his […]

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Berkley basketball courts dedicated to the memory of the boys who died in an accident

Michael J. DeCicco BERKLEY – The Crosby-Couto Memorial basketball court in the town of the city was already a success before its grand opening ceremony on June 12. Kim Robidoux, a member of the Crosby-Couto Basketball Foundation, said people started playing on the twin courts – built in memory of two Somerset Berkley Regional High […]

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Florence Northwest Park basketball courts are beautified | Local news

Artist Ashley O. Davis and organizer Shelanda Deas examine painting projects for the basketball courts at Norwest Park in Florence. One court was painted as a West Florence High School themed game controller while the other received an Africa-themed basketball whistleblower scene. Devon Ford records a curve along a chalk line on a basketball court […]

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Tuscora Park Foundation to focus on basketball courts.

Providing safe, updated outdoor basketball courts is the 2021 goal of the nonprofit Tuscora Park Foundation, which supports the New Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department by raising funds for improvement projects. The Foundation recently announced that it has secured initial funding pledges and is actively seeking grants to fund the reconstruction of three basketball courts. […]

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The products of the region help fill lists on basketball courts All-IREDELL | Sports News

The driving force finds Lake Norman’s Madison Saunders earning a spot on the Iredell County women’s basketball first team. Emerging from a crowd, Lake Norman sophomore Kirsten Lewis-Williams is one of the youngest players named to the […]

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West Allis senior excels on the volleyball and basketball courts

High School Hot Shot: Nathan Hale’s Matt Staskunas Matt Staskunas is a multi-sport athlete who excels on two different types of terrain. Now the West Allis Hale senior is a FOX6 High School Hot Shot. WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Matt Staskunas is a multi-sport athlete who excels on two different types of courts. Now the […]

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Reality of Public Basketball Courts in Westside

By STEVE SWOGETINSKY If young people in Philadelphia are looking for a place to play basketball in their free time, they will get an extra gift this Christmas. The former tennis courts at the Westside Community Center have been transformed into outdoor public basketball courts. They have been cobbled and scratched. The fence has been […]

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Basketball Courts Connect Low-Income San Antonio Community

SAN ANTONIO — The Inner City basketball court, located on San Antonio’s West Side, has a rich history of serving low-income Mexican Americans. It started in the 1970s. Before the pandemic temporarily shut them down, the courts helped connect the surrounding community. Art Campos mentors and coaches children on these pitches, but he also spent […]

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Coaches help student-athletes thrive on and off the basketball court

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — High school basketball programs are eager to get back into the game after the pandemic put the sport on hiatus. As the new school year begins, many coaches are encouraging their students to focus on success in the classroom in addition to the basketball court to maximize their college options. […]

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NBA boycott resonates on local basketball courts

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Publication date : August 28, 2020 • August 28, 2020 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Jamil Abiad, who runs the Summer Grind basketball camp, talks to his young players about Black Lives Matter and says he wants them to understand “that they also have to initiate change”. […]

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‘They loved the game so much’ – Relatives say memorial basketball courts honor Berkley teens

Michael J. DeCicco BERKLEY – They were best friends who grew up side by side playing the game they loved. As a plan for the new city’s communal basketball courts to memorialize the two young men killed in a fatal car crash in March moves closer to reality, their families are talking about the two […]

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New LED lights unveiled on WWII basketball courts | News

WOONSOCKET – Sunset will no longer mean the end of the game for local basketball fans. Last Wednesday, July 15, the city unveiled new LED lights on the basketball courts at World War II Veterans Memorial Park. The courts, completed in 2016 as part of an extensive park renovation, are now the only place in […]

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South Sound Basketball Athletes of the Week Winners

Voting is now closed for the News Tribune’s Basketball Athletes of the Week poll (December 9-15). Thank you to everyone who voted this week and supported their local student-athletes. Check back next week for a new poll (December 16-22). Do you know someone with a big performance this week? Email TNT reporter Jon Manley at […]

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Sacramento’s legendary basketball courts still have some play

There is a small basketball court nestled among the tall trees that house the western offshoot of William Land Park. Many are of the pine variety, and the aroma they give off easily overpowers that of a green tree air freshener hanging from a rear view mirror. The land, about 40 by 65 feet, with […]

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Ballin’ on the South Side: Streetball on Chicago’s legendary blacktop basketball courts

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s blacktops may not be drawing the crowds they did in the ’90s, and the Bulls may be the worst team in the NBA, but on the city’s legendary outdoor courts , you can always find a great game of streetball. “The toughest players in the world are in Chicago. We put […]

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Detroit Pistons renovate first of 60 city park basketball courts

Detroit – Dozens of new basketballs bounced off the cerulean blue ground Friday at Littlefield Park, as players from Northwestern High School’s boys’ and girls’ teams broke ground on the renovated courts. They all agreed that the new space, paid for by the Detroit Pistons as part of its community benefits package for its new […]