Latest High school basketball News

SC coaches on leave after altercation at high school game

Jan. 22, 2020 6:26 AM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina high school coaches have been placed on leave after confronting each other on the basketball court after a game. Michael Fitzgerald Morrison was suspended from coaching duties at J.L. Mann High School in Greenville on Tuesday, news outlets reported. Wade Hampton...

18-year-old shot at Texas high school basketball game dies

Jan. 19, 2020 12:29 PM EST

An 18-year-old who was shot during a high school basketball game in Dallas died from his injuries, police say. A police news release said Marc Strickland died Friday at a hospital. He was shot Jan. 11 shooting inside a gymnasium during a game between Kimball and South Oak Cliff high schools. A 15-year-old boy...

In this Dec. 29, 2019 photo, Pulaski/Carmen High School basketball coach Melvin White coaches his players In Milwaukee. White works to ensure his kids win in the game of life. (Edgar Mendez/Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service via AP) .

Milwaukee coach prioritizes making students ‘better people’

Jan. 18, 2020 1:05 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It’s the day after Christmas, and the sounds of thumping basketballs, squeaking sneakers and shouts from Pulaski/Carmen High School boys varsity basketball coach Melvin White echo off the walls of the school’s gym. “No one in the City Conference is going to fall for...

High school basketball coach accused of assaulting heckler

Jan. 9, 2020 9:01 PM EST

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A winless North Carolina high school basketball coach assaulted a heckler who raised his hand to admit he had made the comment, a sheriff's office said. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release posted to social media that one of its deputies working security at the...

BC-MN-BKH--Girls' Poll

Jan. 8, 2020 4:10 PM EST

1. Hopkins (6)        13-0 2. Farmington (1)        12-1 3. Wayzata (6)        13-1 4. Centennial (5) ...

Fellow Republican to seek seat of accused Tennessee lawmaker

Jan. 2, 2020 4:13 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fellow Republican will run for the seat held by Rep. David Byrd, a Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct who has been mum about whether he will seek reelection this year. Former Savannah, Tennessee City Manager Garry Welch announced his campaign in The Courier newspaper...

Tuesday's Scores

Dec. 31, 2019 9:22 PM EST
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Hillcrest 64, Mortimer Jordan 42 Mountain Brook 77, North Mecklenburg, N.C. 66 Hilton Sandestin Beach Blowout= Charles Henderson 62, Wayne Co., Ky. 48 Rowan Co., Ky. 52, Oneonta 50 ___ Some high school basketball scores provided by,

Sports editor apologizes for tweeting 'scalps' after game

Dec. 29, 2019 7:58 PM EST

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A sports editor for a New Mexico newspaper apologized this week after using “scalps” in a tweet to describe a high school basketball team defeating a team with Native American student-athletes. Hobbs News-Sun Sports Editor Jason Farmer said Friday the tweet was...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo Ohio State cheerleaders yell to fans during an NCAA football game against Florida Atlantic in Columbus, Ohio. A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)

Sports company sues in letter 'O' dispute with Ohio State

Dec. 24, 2019 1:33 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oh no: A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” Overtime Sports Inc., an online network focusing on high school basketball and football, has a capital O with sloping...

Former YMCA teammates reunited with long-lost trophy

Dec. 24, 2019 12:40 PM EST

NORTHHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — It’s easy to imagine freshman George Symborski’s devastation when he noticed his name scratched off the Northampton High School varsity basketball roster only a day after he was picked in 1951. But Symborski, now 83, wasn’t defeated. Instead, he and his...