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high school basketball

July 30, 2015

Calif. judge throws out coach’s lawsuit against parent

A lawsuit filed by a California high school basketball coach accusing a parent of libel has been dismissed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Westlake High School coach Robert Bloom filed the lawsuit last year after the parent of a former playe...


June 25, 2015

Wisconsin adopting 18-minute halves for prep basketball

Wisconsin high school basketball teams will play 18-minute halves during the upcoming season, the state athletic association announced Thursday. [caption id="attachment_13172" align="alignright" width="316"] Wisconsin high school basketball games...


May 20, 2015

Excessive contact rule in HS hoops now includes all ball handlers

The National Federation of State High School Associations Basketball Rules Committee has expanded a provision on contact with ball handlers that was put in place last year. The rule created in 2014 prohibited excessive contact on ball handlers ...


May 14, 2015

N.J. parents face stalking charges after allegedly harassing coach

A New Jersey couple is facing stalking charges after allegedly sending anonymous emails over a two-year span in an attempt to get a basketball coach fired from his school. From NorthJersey.com: Cresskill (N.J.) police said in the stalking complai...


March 4, 2015

Girls hoops team banned for uniforms wins appeal

A California high school girls basketball team that was booted from the postseason for wearing illegal uniforms will be reinstated. Narbonne High School won its appeal and will play on Saturday for the section championship. However, the team will...


March 2, 2015

Illegal uniforms get basketball team booted from Calif. playoffs

A southern California girls high school basketball team has been removed from the playoffs after wearing uniforms that were not in compliance with the rules. During Saturday's game, Narbonne (Harbor City) wore jerseys with pink around its numbers,...


February 24, 2015

Basketball teams punished for purposely trying to lose game

A pair of Tennessee high school girls basketball teams were removed from the postseason this week for intentionally trying to lose a district game to set up a more favorable matchup in regionals. [caption id="attachment_11055" align="alignright" ...


February 13, 2015

120-game win streak ends for high school basketball team

The Fairfield High School (Montana) girls basketball team lost for the first time in nearly five years on Thursday, ending its state record 120-game winning streak. The team lost to rival Choteau High School, 50-38. It was the squad's first loss s...