High School Basketball Player Is Enormous And Still Growing

This is Elhadji Tacko Fall and he is enormous. To be specific, he is 7'5" and his doctor says he could grow a couple more inches. CNN did a report last week on the Liberty Christian Prep School senior, who is said to be the tallest high school player in the country. He is also two inches taller than Hasheem Thabeet,… » 5/12/14 9:43pm 5/12/14 9:43pm

New Hampshire Basketball Team Ends Four Year Long Losing Streak

The Timberlane Regional High School boys' basketball team headed into tonight's season finale against Keene with an 0-17 record on the season. The Plaistow, NH squad didn't win any games last season, either, or the year before that; their last win was in January, 2010—81 games ago. The streak finally ended tonight. » 2/21/14 9:23pm 2/21/14 9:23pm

Prep Star Who Survived Two Plane Crashes Returns To Court In Style

Austin Hatch, a 6-foot-6 senior forward who plays for Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Calif., hasn't played basketball since surviving a 2011 plane crash that left him in a medically induced coma. Last night, he returned to the court for the first time in over three years, and he brought the goddamn house down. » 1/09/14 1:51pm 1/09/14 1:51pm

Girls' Basketball Game Turns Ugly With Some Help From Skylar Diggins

Things got chippy last night at a high school basketball game where Skylar Diggins, the former Notre Dame star now playing for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock, was in attendance to have her jersey retired. One player punched another in the face and got ejected, all while Diggins sniped at her former team's opponents and… » 12/29/13 10:45am 12/29/13 10:45am

H.S. Basketball Coach Resigns Amid Claims He Bit His Own Player's Face

Doyle Wolverton—the second-winningest coach in girls high school basketball—resigned as head coach of Leake Academy after allegedly biting his own player's face during a game Tuesday. Leake County, Miss. (not FL, amazingly) sheriff Greg Waggoner informed the Clarion-Ledger of the resignation, though Wolverton would… » 11/18/13 8:55pm 11/18/13 8:55pm