Latest High school basketball News

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...

Illinois school: Students disciplined over racist chants

Dec. 20, 2019 11:15 AM EST

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — Students at a suburban Chicago Catholic high school were disciplined for shouting racist and body-shaming chants at members of a visiting girls basketball team, the principal said. In a letter obtained by the (Elgin) Courier-News, the principal of St. Edward Central Catholic High School...

Police: $4,000 in high school basketball league fees stolen

Dec. 20, 2019 10:30 AM EST

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in a Connecticut town are investigating the theft of about $4,000 in town basketball registration fees. Newington Police said Friday that the theft happened Dec. 13 as town officials were collecting registration fees for the upcoming high school recreational basketball...

Illinois high school officials probe racist insults at game

Dec. 18, 2019 2:37 PM EST

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois High School Association is investigating claims that student fans at a high school girls basketball game west of Chicago subjected members of a visiting team to racist and body-shaming chants and slurs. Officials from Bishop McNamara Catholic School in Kankakee say the ugly...