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December 29, 2009

Alaska Coach Closing In On 900 Wins

Chuck White, head coach of West High (Ankorage, Alaska), is three victories shy of reaching 900 for his career. White has won 17 state titles in his 45 years on the bench. He currently is coaching the grandson of one of his former players.http://www....

December 29, 2009

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 with the...

December 29, 2009

Successful St. Louis-area H.S. Coach Rushed To Hospital

Kelvin Lee, the head coach at Chaminade High in St. Louis, Mo., and former assistant coach at Baylor, St. Louis University and Texas A&M, was rushed to the hospital prior to his team's game last night. It was thought he experienced a heart attack but...

December 29, 2009

Utah Coach Competes With Skiing To Lure Players

In a place like Park City, Utah, it's difficult to find teenagers who don't want to ski. Head boys basketball coach Sam White is hoping to change that a bit and lure more players into the gym in the winter. It's an interesting story of how a coach co...

December 28, 2009

Bulls Set To Fire Del Negro

The Chicago Bulls appear set to fire head coach Vinny Del Negro. It is being reported that right now the only obstacle is deciding on who should be the replacement. The Bulls are 11-17.http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7017373331?Reports:%20Del...

December 28, 2009

Pitino Accuser Pleads Not Guilty Again

Karen Cunagin Sypher has pleaded not guilty to new charges, including retaliating against a witness, related to an alleged extortion attempt of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=4764222P...

December 24, 2009

Coach Fired After Allowing Injured Player To Practice

Dave Renwick, head boys basketball coach at Pentwater High (Mich.), has been fired after allowing a player to practice while recovering from an injury. Renwick did not receive a medical statement from the player's doctor confirming it was OK for him ...

December 24, 2009

Parent Complaints Spells The End Of Coach?

Bandon High (Ore.) boys basketball coach Matt Angove has been placed on leave from his basketball coaching duties after 12 years with the team. While the principal and athletic director are not providing a reason why, Angove believes it has to do wit...