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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scott Rabalais: Football-mad LSU rediscovers success on the basketball courts | USL

As the Kentucky Wildcats experienced the rare and exhilarating rush to hammer LSU’s football jam in October, some of their Commonwealth Stadium fans picked a friend of mine from the stands in his LSU gear. As the UK fans listened to my friend, he stopped them in their tracks saying, “Just wait for basketball season.” […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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 […]