Emirates News Agency – Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation launches 3×3 women’s basketball championship

SHARJAH, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) – The Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation will launch a 3×3 women’s basketball championship at the Sharjah Women’s Sports Club on Saturday 21st May. Participation in the championship is open to any group of amateurs, whether citizens or expatriates, with the goal of discovering new talent to join the club after … Read more

Former UNC basketball star Ademola Okulaja dead at 46

Former North Carolina Tar Heels basketball star Ademola Okulaja died on Tuesday, the university confirmed. A cause of death was not reported for the 46-year-old standout player. “Carolina Basketball is saddened to learn of the recent, premature passing of Tar Heel forward Ademola Okulaja (1995-99) at age 46,” UNC wrote on Twitter. The 6-foot-9 forward … Read more

Archery a family affair for Hetletveds | Other

SCOOTER PURSLEY Bismarck Tribune Most athletes would love to be invited to an international competition to compete against their peers, most of whom are considered the best in the world. Not Hatley Hetletved. The 15-year-old archer from Bismarck has earned a roster spot on Team USA at the 2022 Youth and Masters Pan Am Archery … Read more

ARCHERY: Local archers, squads show out at Eastern Nationals | Sports

Cullman County turned into a dynamite performance on the national stage this past weekend. Vinemont Middle School finished runner-up in the NASP Eastern Nationals (205 teams) and NASP Eastern National IBO / 3D Challenge (122 teams) – both events were held in Louisville, Kentucky – while Vinemont Middle’s Tucker Robinson and Cullman High’s Will Bolzle … Read more

Ex-Nevada basketball player Alem Huseinovic will transfer to Rice

Former Nevada basketball player Alem Huseinovic. who entered the transfer portal in March, has committed to play at Rice. Huseinovic, a 6-foot-4 guard, spent two seasons at Nevada, appearing in 43 games, including one start. He tallied 67 points, 31 rebounds, 12 assists and nine steals in 341 minutes (7.9 per game). Last season, Huseinovic … Read more

Former Jewell basketball coach Larry Holley died Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former William Jewell College men’s basketball coach Larry Holley, whose 919 total career wins ranks 10th all-time among college basketball coaches, died Thursday. His daughter, Lindsey, announced Holley’s death Thursday night in a post on social media: “It is with a broken heart that I share that our extraordinary dad, Larry … Read more

Shady archers in Louisville for Eastern Nationals | Sports

Fresh off its first state championship, the Shady Spring High School archery team is in the Bluegrass State looking to make an even bigger impact. The Tigers are competing in the NASP Eastern Nationals starting Thursday afternoon at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. The tournament will run through Saturday. Shady made history by … Read more

Teaching STEM through basketball

RACINE, Wis. – Aniya Smith, a sixth grader at Gibson Fine Arts School in Racine, isn’t a basketball player. But during a schoolwide assembly, she and other students practiced different basketball drills. “Probably just how to shoot better, I guess,” Smith said. It’s part of a program called STEM & Sport Team Up. It’s a … Read more

Prattville High School archers make the mark, head to nationals

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) – High school sports aren’t just football, basketball and baseball. There is a plenty of options out there. Some students in Prattville are ready to go up against the best in the country. “Archery is unique because it’s a team sport, but it’s also an individual sport,” said Prattville HS archery coach … Read more

Smooth-shooting British forward Louie Jordan commits to Weber State men’s basketball | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo supplied, Louie Jordan In this undated photo, Louie Jordan, right, fires a 3-pointer in a British NBL game for Charnwood College in Leicester, England. Between his style of play and his vociferous father, now-Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball was somewhat of a polarizing basketball player when he was a teenager. But highlights of Ball’s … Read more