High School Lacrosse Goalie Scores Incredible 77-Yard Goal

With time running out in the third quarter of a game against Boulder (Co.) High School, Wheat Ridge HS goalie Nolan Hector hurled the ball as far down the field as he could. Amazingly, his 77-yard shot went in with 0.7 seconds remaining in the quarter. You can see the play developing—Nolan only had possession of the… »3/20/15 12:17am3/20/15 12:17am

Steve Ballmer Practiced Being Owner With His Son's High School Team

The Seattle Times has a piece out today detailing incoming Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's foray into the shady world of high school prep sports and the wealthy parents living vicariously through their kids. Ballmer's son's basketball team at Lakeside School in Seattle sucked, and he wanted to make it un-suck. So he… »8/17/14 10:12am8/17/14 10:12am

Why Rich Lacrosse Parents Are Making Their Kids Repeat A Grade

In the lax-crazy scholastic sports scene of the high-end Washington D.C. market, a game between Landon School and Georgetown Prep is essentially 'Skins vs. Cowboys, except with more people named Topper. They're two of the fancy-pantsiest all-boys secondary schools in the area, and their athletic rivalry offers a good… »5/01/14 3:20pm5/01/14 3:20pm

This Heartwarming Story About A Small-Town High School Basketball Game Will Warm Your Heart

The Oregonian just published a story (with video!) that the reporter realized wouldn't jilt the planet off its axis. The lead, after all, reads: "In a small gym in the middle of nowhere, two boys locked eyes last fall in the final seconds of a meaningless, one-sided high school basketball game." Surely with that,… »2/09/13 3:30pm2/09/13 3:30pm

FIBA: No, D.C. High School Basketball Star Junior Etou Really Is 20 Years Old. It Says So On His Birth Certificate.

In response to our report that its newest basketball star will turn 21 years old this year, Bishop O'Connell High School is standing by its, um, man. But that support's not making Junior Etou any younger in the eyes of global basketball authorities, who now say they have an "official" copy of the player's birth… »2/01/13 2:10pm2/01/13 2:10pm