coaching high school basketball

January 19, 2010

Coach Worried About Treatment Of Star Player

Valencia High (Calif.) boys assistant coach Greg Hayes is concerned about the hard fouls being committed on his star player, Lonnie Jackson. Jackson, who could be his way on a Division I basketball player, has been hit hard this season and removed fr...

January 6, 2010

Coach, 24, Returns From 3rd Stroke

Damon Lovato, 24, returned to the sideline as head coach of the girls team at Amphitheater High (Ariz.) after suffering his third stroke on Oct. 15. Lovato has an enlarged heart, which has caused the stroke and has affected the right side of his body...

January 6, 2010

Coach Suspended For Inappropriate Language

Jimmy Littleton, head boys varsity coach at Reagan High (Texas) has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation that he used inappropriate language toward his players. Two players have quit the team since the start of the season...

December 30, 2009

Dawkins Earns 600th Victory

Bullard Brook Hill High (Texas) boys basketball coach Wally Dawkins won his 600th game Monday night with a 61-52 victory over Chapel Hill. Dawkins' career record is 600-254. Dawkins Earns 6...

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 11, 2009

Coach Moves Forward With New Season Without Star Son

Lou Dawkins, head boys basketball coach at Saginaw High (Mich.), and who has led the squad to two of the last three state titles, was looking forward to coaching his star son this year who was to enter the ninth grade. However, Dawkins' son, Dorian, ...

December 9, 2009

Coach, City Councilman At Odds

Things are heating up at Kokomo High School (Ind.) between head varsity basketball coach Brian McCauley and city councilman Kevin Summers. Summer's son, Colton, was cut from the varsity squad after playing for three years on that team. Summers claims...

November 12, 2009

Back Troubles Force 26-Year W. Va. Coaching Vet From Game

Bobby Dawson, head boys basketball coach at South Charleston High (W. Va.), has retired after 26 years and 395 wins due to severe back problems. He said he couldn't give 100 percent to his team, so he needed to step aside.