Fresh faces: Four new head coaches highlight Class AA basketball in Missoula

MISSOULA — Class AA high school basketball in Missoula has plenty of fresh faces in the coaching ranks this winter. Four of the city’s six basketball teams in the state’s largest classification have a new head coach. Three of the four played or coached for one of the Missoula teams in the past, while the fourth has his roots in Three Forks.
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Rutgers men's basketball recruiting profile: Dylan Harper

Fans of the Rutgers men’s basketball team are certainly familiar with the last name Harper. Last season, the former senior guard Ron Harper Jr. finished an illustrious four-season career with the Scarlet Knights (6-2, 1-0) and has now joined the Toronto Raptors on a two-way contract. He may not...
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Boys 7th Grade Basketball beats Clinton Prairie 36 – 29

The grade Knights A team moved to 7 and 3 on the campaign with a 36 29 victory over visiting Clinton Prairie. Eli Thompson was once again a dominant force inside leading the Knights offense with 17 points. Brett Parker played his best floor game of the year and contributed 9 points as well. Charlie Bapst added 5 points for the Knights. Tatum Adriano, Parker and Thompson all hit big free throws down the stretch to help seal the deal.

Norwin boys sharpen game against wide variety of opponents

Lance Maha wanted to diversify the Norwin boys basketball schedule when he took over the program last year. The coach’s end game was always to sharpen his team’s teeth on the defensive end of the floor to boost offensive opportunities on the other. “We want to be a...
Southside Times

Roncalli graduate promoted to assistant athletic director at Marian University

Marian University announced today that Head Football Coach Mark Henninger has been promoted to assistant director of Athletics, effective Dec. 5. Henninger joined Marian University as head football coach in 2013, and since then, Marian’s football program has achieved an impressive 92-23 record. In 2014, the Knights were NAIA National Runner Up, and Henninger was named American Football Coaches’ Association (AFCA) NAIA National Coach of the Year. In 2015, the Knights won the NAIA National Championship, and Henninger was again named AFCA NAIA National Coach of the Year. From 2014-2021, the Knights have also been NAIA National Runner Up twice and Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) Mideast Champions five times.

Tatum Bethune is coming back for another season with Florida State

Florida State got good news on Thursday afternoon when redshirt junior linebacker Tatum Bethune shared the news that he will return for another season in Tallahassee. Bethune, who transferred into FSU from UCF prior to the 2022 season, helped to flip the linebacker room for the Seminoles and turn it into a strength during this season.
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Rutgers women's basketball loses Big Ten road opener

The Rutgers women’s basketball team fell to Illinois 80-62 last night. The Knights (4-7, 0-2) were defeated by the Fighting Illini (8-2, 1-1) in their Big Ten Conference road opener, which marked their third consecutive loss and second straight loss against an in-conference foe. Rutgers took an early lead...

Rangers vs Golden Knights Odds, Picks, And Predictions

The New York Rangers were in desperate need of a victory on Monday night against the St. Louis Blues, and they got it. Although it was not a particularly pretty performance, the Blueshirts were able to capitalise on some shaky goaltending from Jordan Binnington and a couple poor mistakes made by the St. Louis Blues in order to silence the critics, at least for the time being.

Lafayette Christian girls thrive down stretch to turn back St. Amant

Jada Richard made seven free throws down the stretch as Lafayette Christian held off St. Amant for a 54-47 win in girls basketball Wednesday night. Lafayette Christian (10-1) trailed 44-40 early in the fourth quarter, then scored the game’s next 10 points to take control. The Gators got as close as 50-46 before Richard finished them off at the free-throw line.
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Walled Lake Northern pulls away from South Lyon Unified to win, 5-2

WATERFORD — The Walled Lake Northern Knights defeated South Lyon Unified 5-2 Wednesday night in a Lakes Valley Conference match-up. The Knights came out hot, outshooting South Lyon Unified 12-1 in the first period. But Northern only scored once, a spinning shorthanded shot from Patrick Fishback that found the back of the net with 4:27 remaining in the period.

Blugolds hold off Wartburg College

Coming off a loss in a hard-fought game on the road against No. 4-ranked UW-La Crosse on Saturday, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team returned to their home floor at Zorn Arena on Wednesday night to face the Wartburg College (Iowa) Knights. In a game where both teams shot the ball well, a scoring run to put the Blugolds up double-digits at halftime ended up being the turning point in a 72-58 win for UW-EC. ...

Tulane wins AAC Championship: Here’s how it happened

With just under a minute left in the game, Tulane University students had their legs over the railings, ready to jump onto the field. The student section, and the rest of Yulman Stadium, was ready to explode in joy. Their beloved Green Wave was on the verge of securing its first American Athletic Conference Championship.