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January 10, 2019

Arizona referee fired after asking if players had their green cards

A high school basketball referee in Arizona was fired Wednesday, one day after he asked a coach prior to a game whether the players had their green cards. The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) did not identify the official but said he had ...


January 9, 2019

Stephen Curry launches basketball camp for ‘underrated’ high school players

[caption id="attachment_11517" align="alignright" width="242"] Photo: Keith Allison, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry still feels the sting of those who doubted him during his youth and collegiate playing days. ...


January 8, 2019

AHSAA releases statement after ruling top girls basketball player ineligible

Alabama’s athletic association on Monday released a new statement standing behind its decision to rule the state’s top girls basketball player ineligible for her senior season. The story of Maori Davenport has gained national attention in rece...


November 8, 2018

Maple or Synthetic: Choosing the right flooring material

{Sponsored} Many factors need to be considered when investing in a new sports surface. Resilience and durability, color contrast for lines, impact on players’ joints and the purpose the space serves all factor into the decision. When it comes to in...


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October 17, 2018

Kobe Bryant discusses the value of sports, coaches

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was the headline speaker Tuesday at The Aspen Institute's 2018 Project Play Summit. During his conversation with Kevin Carroll, he offered insight on learning the game of basketball and how his coaches influenced h...


September 20, 2018

Arena video boards benefit CCHS curriculum

[caption id="attachment_26938" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Teca Maxwell, Sportable Scoreboards’ marketing manager for Score Rewards, presents $1,000 check inside Rocket Arena to Crittenden County High School student Skyler James, and systems e...


September 1, 2018

Saving time with play diagramming

{Sponsored} Many coaches often serve in multiple simultaneous roles — any combination of coach, teacher, athletic director, etc. Throw in budget cuts and coaches need to work more efficiently as ever. For Doug Brotherton, an assistant athletic ...


July 13, 2018

5 strategies for small schools to succeed against bigger programs

In 2015, a statewide reclassification in Georgia forced us to either compete in class A or to make the leap to AAA. With an upper school enrollment of nearly 450 students, we would compete against schools with nearly 1,100 kids. For many reasons, in...


June 18, 2018

Cutting-edge video technology boosts connections with parents, fans

{Sponsored} In many schools and clubs, it’s not uncommon to see a parent or volunteer behind a camera or tablet recording games. But oftentimes, it can be difficult and unreliable to find someone willing to give up their time to record video, p...


June 15, 2018

Michigan parent charged after slashing coach’s tires

A Michigan father is facing charges after he was caught on video slashing the tires of his son's basketball coach during a game last season. According to WXYZ in Detroit, Gary Maudin was seen on video on his way to the coach's car during a game be...