#Boys Basketball


Greenbrier County BOE discusses grievance filed by Governor Jim Justice

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — The Greenbrier County Board of Education held a special meeting Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 to discuss legal action by Governor Jim Justice. Justice filed a level one grievance through the West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Board against the Board of Education for rejecting his application to coach the boy’s basketball team at Greenbrier East High School. He is still the coach of the girl’s basketball team.
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Andover Townsman

Greenbrier school board meets about governor's grievance

Members of the Greenbrier County school board spent about an hour behind closed doors in executive session on Friday, discussing a grievance filed by Gov. Jim Justice for being denied appointment as high school boys basketball coach. But no details of that discussion were released to the public, and the...
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PCHS Boys Basketball Fundraising Through Saturday Bake Sale

Pickett County High School’s boys basketball team will be hosting a bake sale to raise funds for the upcoming season. The Saturday event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Bilbrey’s IGA. Head Coach Joseph Amonett said all proceeds will go towards uniform purchases and traveling expenses. “It is a phenomenal event...
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Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta hall of fame ceremony a tribute to 'Friday' Richards

MARIETTA -- Ten former players, coaches and contributors, as well as a state championship team, were inducted to the Marietta Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday. However, for everyone involved, the ceremony became a tribute to the late James "Friday" Richards. The iconic Marietta figure, who died unexpectedly in June...
Bangor Daily News

Chad Cooper named new Mattanawcook Academy boys basketball coach

When Chad Cooper tried to enroll his son in Dexter’s recreation department sports teams about 15 years ago, he was originally turned down because the youngster wasn’t quite old enough for the available programming. “A week later the rec director called back and said, ‘You still want your son to...
Meridian Star

Strong running game, senior leadership has NCA on a roll early this season

Newton County Academy was coming off a 16-14 loss in Week 1 against Calhoun Academy in a game the Generals led for much of the contest. Senior running back/middle linebacker Colby Hollingsworth knew the team was at a crossroad. NCA hadn’t gotten a victory in football since the 2019 season and hadn’t had a winning year since 2016. Long-removed were the Generals from their 2014 state championship run, and the only thing Hollingsworth had experienced as an NCA football player was losing most games in which he played.


LaMaar Greer is the new boys basketball coach at Middle Township High School.’s Brian Cunniff reports that the Middle Township Board of Education approved Greer’s hiring Thursday night, replacing Tom Feraco who retired. Middle Township went 2-4 in the pandemic-shortened season last winter. For more, see Brian’s coverage on...

Middle Twp Boys Basketball Program Hires New Coach

Tom Feraco, 63, one of the most successful basketball coaches in South Jersey history, announced that he will not return for the 2021-2022 season as coach of the Middle Township High School boys basketball team, will be replaced by one of his former players, LaMarr Greer. Greer finished his high...

Looking Back: 9/18

The Most Reverend Henry J. Grimmelsman, S. T. D., Bishop of Evansville, presented the Ad Altare Dei award to 15 Boy Scouts of the Evansville Diocese during ceremonies conducted Sunday afternoon in St. Agnes Church in Evansville. Sixteen boys, including two from the Jasper community, were eligible for the award, but one of the two Jasper boys was not present to receive it personally. He is James E. Blessinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Blessinger, who entered the St. Meinrad Seminary. The other local boy eligible for the award is Edward Joseph Wuchner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis “Nip” Wuchner of Jasper. His parents accompanied him to Evansville.

#DrubeStrong: Community supports Kirby as he battles COVID-19

Kirby Drube has captured many headlines in his lifetime. A standout athlete as a youth, in high school and during college, the former star has won many battles in his lifetime. Today, Drube faces his biggest challenge and its life threatening. He contracted COVID-19 earlier this month and has been...
Daily News-Record

Prep Mailbag: Nickel's Decision? Sleepers In Football?

Here's the second installment of my weekly prep mailbag. You can submit questions to, on Twitter or Facebook. Who are some sleeper [football] teams that are being overlooked right now?. —Tyler B. In a year where there are only a couple of really dominant teams in the area, this...

New Role, Familiar Face: Rosette Hired as Tigers Basketball Coach

ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs High School (RSHS) hired a familiar face to fill the boys basketball head coaching job earlier this month. In a social media post, Bill Rosette announced that he was named the new head coach of the Tigers’ basketball program. “It’s something that I’ve always wanted...
New Haven Register

East Haven to induct seven into its Hall of Fame

The East Haven High School Alumni Association will induct seven individuals into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 2 at 12:30 p.m. at Seasons on Foxon Road. Slated for induction are Frank Barron (1968, posthumously), a football lineman and former lacrosse coach at Hand and Branford; Patrick Paulson (2007), the school’s second all-time leading scorer in boys basketball; Lou Lefevre (1984), a standout point guard with over 500 coaching victories in Connecticut, Georgia, and Indiana; Gabrielle Pane (2008), an all-league tennis player; Laurie Finnegan Roman (1977), All-Housatonic selection in softball.
San Bernardino County Sun

John Tyree, a coach for the ages, is leading Banning football

BANNING >> Long regarded as a most unique character in Inland-area high school football, John Tyree is now unique for a different reason — one he doesn’t exactly enjoy discussing. At 82 years young, Tyree — the first-year coach at Banning High School — is believed to be the oldest...

LOCAL BRIEFS: Boggs to coach Wise County Central in basketball

Justin Boggs is the new head boys basketball coach at Wise County Central High School. Boggs replaces Jamie Hackney, who left Central after one season to take over the program at Lee High. Boggs played hoops at Pound High School, where his teammates included current Union coach Zack Moore. Boggs...