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WATCH: H.S. sophomore throws down sick dunk in warm-ups

Tweet Kwe Parker, a 6’2″ sophomore guard from Trinity Christian Prep in North Carolina, has some major bounce. Check out this insane one-handed, bounce-ball 360 he threw down in warm ups before a recent game for proof: What a joy it must be to be young and athletic. Parker is getting some interest from a few D-1 schools and with athleticism like this, you can expect to...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrestler carrying bro 40 miles for cerebral palsy awareness

Via YouTube It’s weird how amazing things can happen nowadays and not instantly be on everybody’s Facebook wall. That story about the Georgia high schooler who made a kid with Down Syndrome’s dream come true by wrestling him in the South Metro Wrestling Tournament? It sat for months with nobody reporting on it. Similarly, the story of an 8th grader who is carrying his little...
Via With Leather
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: H.S. softball player goes over the fence to rob homer

Murfreesboro, Tn -- The Greeneville Lady Devils took on the Sequatchie County Lady Indians yesterday in an elimination bracket of The TSSAA Spring Fling SB Class AA state tournament. 3-2 Lady Devils, top in the 7th, Greenville senior center fielder Selena Leon left the building - going up and over the fence for the 2-run home run robbing play of the year. (24 second mark)Yasiel Puig...
Via Bob's Blitz
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

HS baseball coach Kim Brooks goes on profanity-laced rant

La Marida (Calif.) High School baseball coach Kim Brooks was not at all pleased with the way his team played during a recent loss. We know this because an audio recording of Brooks lambasting his team with one of the most epic postgame rants of all time is currently going viral. For roughly 17 minutes, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas H.S. basketball star charged in teammate's murder

This is so sad and now the lives of two talented young men have ended. Dallas police have charged a star player from the state champion Madison High School basketball team with murder in connection with the slaying of a teammate who resided with him. Johnathan Tramaine Turner, a 19-year-old senior, was arrested Monday in connection with the March beating death of Troy Causey Jr....
Via Thacover2
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

78-year-old man coached grandson's basketball team to state tourney

Via Fox 5 San Diego Living the sweet life as the 10th-ranked men’s doubles player in the nation for his age group, Mike Carrico seemingly has it made. The 78-year old Encinitas, California resident spent his days knocking off 75-79-year old competitors left and right with his tennis partner, David Inman, without much of a care in the world. But then his teenage grandson came calling...
Via With Leather
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the tallest high school basketball player in the world

Every now and then, a young athlete comes along and blows our minds with the way that he simply dominates everyone around him. The latest such example was Trick Shot Titus, the adorable boy who was born to put a basketball through a hoop at any height or distance, as playing for the Duke Blue Devils was obviously written into his genetic code. But today we’re dealing with someone...
Via With Leather
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 7-foot-4 high schooler makes basketball look easy

Say hello to 7-foot-4 high school junior basketball player Tacko “Taco” Fall from Liberty Christian Prep in Orlando, Florida. This young man makes basketball look too easy at the high school level. However, the guy only averages 5 rebounds a game, so there is potential there. According to the [Orlando] Sentinel, he’s eating entire pizzas covered in chicken and hamburger to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

High schooler loses award because of obscene tweet

A high school basketball player in New Hampshire was stripped of his Player of the Year award recently after idiotically sending out an ill-advised tweet trashing an opponent.Pat Welch of Pembroke Academy is the guilty party after sending out this tweet (seen above) on March 15 after scoring 15 points to guide his school to a second straight state title.It didn't take long for...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Quadruple amputee plays high school soccer

First of all, what’s up, Edith Pop from Incredible Features? You need to call me. Second of all, this is Jorge Dyksen and he rules. He’s a well-liked, affable high school soccer star who also happens to be a quadruple amputee, simultaneously causing a flareup in inspirational videos and cheesy jokes about him not needing his hands. He got an infection when he was a baby and...
Via With Leather
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. player hits game-winner just weeks after being shot

Tweet Tyquone Greer, a senior forward for Orr Academy in Chicago, came off the bench to knock down the biggest shot of his life Tuesday night, but that isn’t the story. The story is that Greer did it just weeks after he was shot in the leg. “This could have been our last game and I wanted to make my presence felt,” Greer said via the Chicago Tribune. “For me to take...
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

High school hoops game marred by brawl, ugly postgame tweets

An unforunate incident involving social media and racism followed a high school basketball game in New York this past week. Mount Vernon High School defeated Mahopac High School in the state playoffs. After the game, several students took to Twitter and posted tweets with disparaging remarks, specifically those related to race. Mount Vernon has a […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

High school girls team wins district title with 70-foot buzzer-beater

The Eldorado High School (New Mexico) and La Cueva High School girls basketball teams were tied in their district standings at the end of the regular season forcing a one game playoff. La Cueva moved ahead by one on a free throw with 1.7 seconds remaining. In the bag, right? No, because they didn't expect...Caitlin Duree.A 3/4 court, district clinching buzzer beater. Bam, Eagles...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

$60 million Texas HS stadium closing because of cracks

YouTube Behold, beautiful Eagle Stadium in the Dallas suburb of Allen, Texas. It cost $60 million to build and has proudly hosted high school football ($60 million worth of high school football) for an astonishing 18 MONTHS. Now it’s being closed. Did everybody get their money’s worth? Via ESPN: Eagle Stadium in the Dallas suburb of Allen will be closed until at least June...
Via With Leather
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: High school teams set aside rivalry to honor injured player

Via KSDK For most teams, finding out that your opponent’s best player suffered an injury before your big game is usually viewed as a silent blessing, but when it’s high school girls basketball and that injury actually ended the career of a girl who has been playing her whole life, only a big jerk can celebrate. So when Fox High School Basketball Coach Jeremy Donald learned that...
Via With Leather
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Refs flee court after controversial girls' basketball game

A girls' high school basketball game ended in confusion and controversy after the three referees ran off the court following a highly contested decision at the end of the game.With a place in the state championships at stake, Celina trailed Argyle by just one point with 4.8 seconds left in the Texas 3A Girls' Region II final, when the bizarre incident took place.Celina&...
Via The Other Paper
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama girls H.S. basketball team wins state title by a score of 15-2

The Glenwood High School (AL) girls basketball team captured their first state title in 6 years. They didn’t have to wait long in the state championship game, thanks to their opponent attempting to win by using a tactic that many NBA teams tried to do before the institution of the shot clock. The NBA instituted […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. wrestling team posing with 'lynched' rival sparks controversy

A controversial photo depicting members of a New Jersey high school wrestling team posing with a black-colored dummy wearing a rival team's T-shirt and hanging with a rope around its neck has sparked an investigation into the incident.The photo of seven young men from Phillipsburg High School surrounding a wrestling dummy wearing a Paulsboro High School T-shirt has spurred the...
Via The Other Paper
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle schooler spikes opponent's Gatorade with bleach

Well this is one way to get an advantage over your opponent. A Gaffney Middle School student in Gaffney, SC has been disciplined after admitting to putting a capful of bleach on a cooler of Gatorade. Of course they identified the kid after he was bragging to his friends via text message. Fomr WBTW News in SC: Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore confirms the incident...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Students chant ‘We want Slurpees’ at player who appeared to be Indian

A group of students from Pittsford Southerland High School in New York embarrassed themselves during a basketball game last Friday night when they taunted an opposing player from Brighton High School who appeared to be of Indian decent. The students chanted “We Want Slurpees” while the opponent was at the free throw line, which is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan State QB commit bodyslams security guard

2015 Michigan State football commit Jayru Campbell  Cass Tech High School’s Jayru Campbell is making news for all the wrong reasons. The 4-star recruit according to 247Sports, was videotaped by a Cass Tech student body-slamming a security guard at his high school on Wednesday. Wouldn’t be surprised one bit if Michigan State pulled their scholarship offer to Campbell after his...
Via Diehardsport
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: High school junior DT bench presses 225 lbs 37 times

Breiden Fehoko is one strong dude.This can be evidenced by the video above, which shows the Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (Honolulu, HI) defensive tackle executing an impressive feat. Namely, bench pressing 225 pounds an astounding 37 times.Okay, so before some of you inevitably invade the comments section, claiming that the feat is easy, please know that just three...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Military mom surprises 13-year-old son at free-throw line

I don’t care how many times I see these type of videos, they never get old. The reaction from 13-year-old Derrick Jenkins when he sees his mom first the first time in eight months is simply priceless. Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers just finished her deployment in Kuwait, and snuck up behind her son as he […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. players suspended after school thought they flashed gang signs

Two high school basketball players from Sheboygan Falls (Wisc.) High School were suspended recently after they took a photo holding up what the school perceived to be gang signs. The problem, one of the students says, is that he was simply making a three-point gesture while his younger brother was pointing at the camera. Brothers […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 9-year-old girl averaging 15 points/game with varsity team

Last year, the nation was introduced to a fifth-grader by the name of Julian Newman, who awed people with his ability to play varsity basketball as a fifth grader at Downey Christian in Orlanda, Fla.Now, there is a new youngster stealing the spotlight, and that player is none other than Julian's sister, Jaden Newman, who can be seen in the video above tearing it up on the varsity...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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