Latest High school basketball News

High school fined over racist conduct at basketball game

Jun. 11, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CONNELL, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has fined and put on probation a high school in eastern Washington state over racist conduct at a girls basketball game. Connell High School was fined $1,000 after student fans at Connell High...

Appeals court upholds guilty verdicts in NCAA bribes case

Jun. 04, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The convictions of a sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach in a conspiracy to bribe top college coaches to get them to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers were upheld Friday by an appeals court. The ruling by the 2nd U.S....

Penalties issued against Connell High over racist incident

May. 28, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

CONNELL, Wash. (AP) — The South Central Athletic Conference in Washington state has issued penalties after a racist incident during a high school basketball game between the Connell girl’s team and visiting Zillah. During the recent game Connell fans were seen and...

Officials investigate racist issue at girls basketball game

May. 26, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

CONNELL, Wash. (AP) — A school district in eastern Washington state is investigating offensive conduct at a girls basketball game, at which fans were seen and heard making monkey sounds and gestures at Black players from Zillah High School. KXLY-TV reports that the...

Double take: Teen twins 1st to sign in pro hoops prep league

May. 21, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

This is hardly child's play: Teenage twins from Florida are skipping college basketball to become the first to sign with a new hoops league created for standout high school players. It could be a real changer. Brothers Matt and Ryan Bewley signed...

New hoops league for prep stars building facility in Atlanta

May. 19, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

A new basketball league created for standout high school players is building a state-of-the-art facility in Atlanta. Also under construction: the high-level hoopsters set to join a league that offers another possible avenue to the NBA. Overtime Elite...

Ex-UNR star Armon Johnson new coach at Reno's McQueen High

May. 13, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former Nevada Wolf Pack basketball star Armon Johnson has been hired as the new boys’ basketball coach at Reno’s McQueen High School. McQueen Athletic Director Eric Borja confirmed the hiring, the Reno Gazette Journal reported on its web site...

Parker Fox, Division 2 All-American, transfers to Minnesota

May. 11, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Parker Fox, a 6-foot-8 forward and a native of Minnesota, became the latest transfer to join the revamped Gophers on Tuesday. Fox played three seasons at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and was selected this year by the National...

Man charged in fatal shooting of high school student

May. 06, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

BECKLEY, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been charged in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old high school student, police said. Jeriamyah Fortner, 20, was charged on Wednesday with voluntary manslaughter and wanton endangerment in the death of Dewayne Marquette...

High school basketball player set to graduate fatally shot

May. 03, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

BECKLEY, W. Va. (AP) — An 18-year-old high school basketball standout who was set to graduate this month has been killed in a shooting in southern West Virginia. Dewayne Marquette Richardson, Jr. was shot once in the chest Sunday night, news outlets reported, citing a...