Maynard Report: Kokomo embraces BobKats basketball | Local news

“Our motto with this team: This is about more than basketball.” – Coach Cliff Levingston Because of the automobile production, Kokomo became known as the “City of Firsts.” Now the city’s first professional sports team, the Kokomo BobKats of The Basketball League (TBL) is reinforcing and reviving that reputation. The 2-year-old BobKats ended their first … Read more

Peru downs PHS, Monday, in unified basketball inclusion event | Sports

PERU – On Monday, Peru Central School hosted an event, a unified basketball game against Plattsburgh High, to showcase the meaning behind the sport: to promote social inclusion through sports. “Unified basketball is joining kids with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team,” Peru coach Christopher Burdash said. “It includes whole school involvement to … Read more

Basketball-based nonprofit settles into new headquarters | Business

Yves Saintelo has far more than simply building a basketball gym in mind with his latest venture. The game of basketball played a significant role in developing Saintelo’s work ethic. To him, it’s more than just his favorite game – he said it saved his life after his father died when he was 14. His … Read more

On Basketball: Brown delivers as Celtics roll Bucks, knot series at one game apiece Sports

BOSTON – Jaylen Brown heard the slander. The Celtics star took heat – and rightfully so – after going just 4-for-13 from the field with seven turnovers Sunday in Game 1 of the East semifinals against Milwaukee. Two days later, he responded in a massive way, going off for 25 points on 9-for-10 shooting and … Read more

2021-22 BVarsity All-Area Boys Basketball team Sports

Jackson Tucker, Bakersfield Christian, senior: The SYL co-player of the year averaged 19.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and made 59 percent of the field and 39.8 on 3-pointers for the Eagles, who won the Central Section Division I title. Garrett Brown, Bakersfield Christian: Helped guide the Eagles to their first Central Section Division I … Read more

All-Tribune boys basketball: La Crosse Central’s Todd Fergot named coach of the year Inside Preps

Central High School boys basketball coach Todd Fergot never stops challenging his team. He has also done that with the luxury of four NCAA Division I players – Kobe King, Johnny Davis, Jordan Davis, Terrance Thompson – over the past several years. Finding the right way to push a different kind of team was key … Read more

2021-22 BVarsity All-Area Girls Basketball Team | Sports

2021-22 BVarsity All-Area Girls Basketball Team Kyla Wandick, Bakersfield, senior, guard: The SWYL player of the year averaged 10.5 points, 5.6 assists, 2.9 steals and 2.1 assists per game to help the Drillers reach the Central Section Open Division title game. Valentin Pena, Highland: Guided the Scots to the program’s first Central Section title, winning … Read more

Reason Nick Kyrgios went all-out with controversial play in charity basketball game

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios said he was worried the media would slam him if he was on the losing team at a celebrity basketball game to raise money for sick children just before turning in a performance that saw him labels a ‘jerk’ by a legend of the sport. American NBL great Steve Carfino was … Read more

Athletes rejoice as unified basketball returns following two-year gap | Sports

LOCKPORT – “We have a game today! We have a game today! ” Coach Sal Constantino has experienced the fervor and anticipation of gameday in the hallway at Niagara Falls High School plenty of times, but this was a bit different. For the first time in two years, unified basketball programs got the chance to … Read more