Latest High school basketball News

Announcers fired for mocking weight of high school athletes

Jan. 15, 2022 10:53 AM EST

HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Two radio announcers calling a Maine high school girl's basketball game were fired after they mocked players for being overweight. The comments were made by two broadcasters on the Houlton radio station WHOU-FM on Thursday evening during a game between teams...

Police: Shots fired outside high school basketball game

Jan. 12, 2022 01:15 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico have launched an investigation after responding to reports of shots fired outside a high school basketball game on Tuesday. No injuries were reported. The Albuquerque Police Department said the shooting occurred at about 8:30 p.m....

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 10, 2022 23:04 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Jan. 10. GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. DeSoto, 18-1; 2. Humble Summer Creek, 25-2; 3. SA Northside Clark, 22-2; 4. Duncanville, 23-4; 5. Coppell, 27-0; 6....

Alleged racist taunts at school game under investigation

Jan. 06, 2022 18:37 PM EST

CAMAS, Wash. (AP) — A school district in southwestern Washington is investigating reports of racist taunting that allegedly happened at a high school girls basketball game in December. The investigation launched by the Camas School District follows a complaint by Portland, Oregon,...

Lawmaker apologizes after apparent try to 'pants' referee

Jan. 05, 2022 19:59 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Tennessee House Republican lawmaker has apologized for losing his temper and being ejected from watching a high school basketball game after a confrontation with a referee. The dustup included what appeared to be either a feigned or failed attempt at pulling down the...

Connecticut school apologizes for 92-4 win in girls' hoops

Jan. 04, 2022 17:47 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school apologized on Tuesday after its girls' basketball team beat an overmatched opponent 92-4. Sacred Heart Academy of Hamden (3-0) beat Lyman Hall-Wallingford (0-5) on Monday night. The Sharks led 29-0 after one quarter, 56-0 at halftime...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 03, 2022 19:13 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Jan. 3. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 17-1; 2. Duncanville, 15-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 14-1; 4. McKinney, 20-2; 5. Dickinson, 21-2; 6. Fort Bend...

Police: 2 juveniles charged in shooting at school tournament

Jan. 01, 2022 11:24 AM EST

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say that two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded two other boys during a high school basketball game in Salisbury. The Charlotte Observer reports that the juveniles were arrested on Friday. ...

Police: 2 boys shot at NC high school basketball tournament

Dec. 30, 2021 10:13 AM EST

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Two boys were shot during a halftime of a high school basketball holiday tournament held at Catawba College on Wednesday night, police said. Salisbury police said the shooting occurred in the lobby outside the gym during halftime of the boys semifinal game of...

Atlanta-area recruiting proves rich in top basketball talent

Dec. 28, 2021 14:43 PM EST

Bruce Pearl hasn’t had to venture too far in recruiting top talent for his 12th-ranked Auburn men’s basketball team. The same is true on the women’s side for Dawn Staley and No. 1 South Carolina. Sitting between their Southeastern Conference campuses – one state over, in each...