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February 10, 2010

Team Sets Texas Hoops Scoring Record By Netting 170 Points

Yates High (Texas) scored 170 points in a boys basketball game last night in a 170-35 victory over Lee High. Yates, which led 100-12, continued to press into the second half, causing the Lee coach Jacques Armant to say he felt "disrespected" and that...

February 5, 2010

Profile Of A Female Coach Of A Boys Varsity Hoops Team

It’s rare to see a woman as the head coach of a boys varsity team, especially basketball, but Kelly Anderson is challenging stereotypes at Ulen-Hitterdal High (Minn.) Only 63 women coached the 2,865 boys varsity teams in the state last year wit...

February 5, 2010

McKnight Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Calif. History

Despite being thousands of miles from home, Mater Dei (Calif.) head boys basketball coach Gary McKnight, won his 844th career game Monday night to make his the all-time winningest coach in California history. Mater Dei defeated Hyattsville DeMatha (M...

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

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

Coach Who Integrated West Virginia Football Dies

Earl Eugene Corum, the West Virginia football coach who recruited the school’s first black players, died Jan. 2 at the age of 88. He coached the Mountaineers from 1960-65.

February 5, 2010

Cincy Football To Hire Butch Jones

With the departure of head coach Brian Kelly to Notre Dame, Cincinnati is poised to hire Central Michigan head coach Butch Jones. Jones is 26-13 in three seasons at Central Michigan, where he followed, coincidentally, Kelly, who coached there for thr...

February 5, 2010

CFL Coach Kelly Arrested

Mike Kelly, the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League, was arrested Thursday for his alleged role in a domestic dispute with a former girlfriend.