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February 5, 2010

Kopp Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Pa.

With 802 victories to his credit, Mike Kopp now is Pennsylvania’s all-time winningest basketball coach — boys or girls. Kopp is the girls basketball coach at Allentown Central Catholic, which defeated Bethlehem Catholic, 42-31, for the re...


February 5, 2010

Knight Calls Out Calipari

Speaking at an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame fundraiser last night, former coach Bobby Knight, called out Kentucky coach John Calipari on how he left his former jobs at Memphis and the University of Massachusetts. Knight said, "We’ve gotten i...


February 5, 2010

Iowa Coach Returns, Wins, Suspends Player Indefinitely

After not coaching Iowa for the last couple of weeks after a recovering from a surgical procedure on his carotid artery, Todd Lickliter returned to the Hawkeyes bench Saturday. Iowa beat Drake, 71-67. However, later Saturday evening, guard Anthony Tu...


February 5, 2010

Inspirational Story Of Girl Who Lost Arm But Still Plays Hoops

Marykate Hughes, a 17-year-old from Woodland, Wash., should serve as an inspiration to us all. Despite having her right arm amputated recently due to an "unclassified sarcoma" cancer in it, she continues to play basketball for her high school team. R...


February 5, 2010

Hoops Coach, Mother Of 4, Has Inoperable Brain Cancer

Heather Sugg, the Beamer High School (Wash.) girls basketball coach, 36, found out recently that she has inoperable brain cancer. Instead of wallowing in self-misery, she is fighting for every day of her life. Read her incredible story at the link be...


February 5, 2010

Hoops Coach OK After Car Hit By Train

Mike Hoganson, the head girls basketball coach at Detroit Lakes High (Minn.) was in his car when it was struck by a Canadian Pacific Soo Line train Saturday. Hoganson’s car was sliding down a hill into an intersection with the train tracks. His...


February 5, 2010

Frosh Coach Suits Up To Play, Entire Staff Fired

Last month, San Gabriel High (Calif.) freshman girls basketball coach, Jannie Han, allegedly suited up and played in a junior varsity game. All coaches on staff, including varsity head coach Manny Flores and JV coach Mark Ho, have been fired for cove...


February 5, 2010

Florida Teen Dies At Halftime Of Game

Phillip Jackson, 18, a center on the Sandalwood High (Fla.) basketball team, died yesterday after collapsing during halftime of a game against Nease High. Faculty praised Jackson for his focus as he was doing well in academics, playing on the footbal...


February 5, 2010

Calipari Takes Part In Hoops For Haiti

John Calipari, the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, took part in Hoops for Haiti yesterday in conjunction with the Red Cross, United Way and two local radio stations. The event raised more than $1 million in five hours...


February 5, 2010

California’s Winningest Prep Baseball Coach Dies

John Stevenson, who won 1.059 games in 50 baseball seasons at El Segundo High (Calif.), died Monday at the age of 76 due to a heart attack.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgerthoughts/2010/01/californias-winningest-prep-baseball-coach-passes-away.h...