High School Basketball

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    October 13, 2014

    9 Reasons Fall in Houston is Awesome

    Fall in Houston is not exactly like other parts of the country. We don't get the same kind of foliage color changes. We don't really need layered clothing -- though you'll still find people doing it anyway -- but you'd be hard pressed to find a nicer place to be after October 1. But, it is more than ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    Katy Teacher/Coach Arrested, Allegedly Had Sex With Student

    Teachers in some districts are getting paid pretty well these days (well, compared with your entry-level journalist --- we don't have to get into the whole "whose job is more important" issue here, we think we know the answer). So why lose a job for hitting on students? That's the alleged case this ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    ESPN's Tom Rinaldi And Tim Tebow Are BFF's, Somewhere Thom Brenneman Weeps (w/ PHOTO)

    It's been a rough few months for one Timothy Tebow. Despite his excitement over being traded to the Jets during the offseason last year, he's been relegated to punt protect and gimmicky specialist roles (some of them working out with predictably hilarious results), been passed on the quarterback dep ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Resurrecting Phi Slama Jama

    Can UH resurrect its basketball glory days?

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    April 30, 2010

    Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, Shoots Hoops With Yates

    Photos by Paul KnightSecretary of Education Arne Duncan made an appearance at Sam Houston High School.​Arne Duncan, the federal Secretary of Education, had to cut his trip to north Houston's Sam Houston High School a bit short, because there were more pressing matters. Duncan was headed to the Thi ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    Third Ward High

    The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.

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    March 26, 2010

    Today's Pep Rally Starts A Two-Month Celebration at Yates

    Photo by Bryan Williams​A pep rally at Yates High School this afternoon kicks off two months of events that are scheduled to celebrate the school's basketball team.  The Yates team won a state championship a couple weeks ago, finishing the season undefeated at 34-0. The team was also na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    ESPN And CNN In Death-Cage Opinion Brawl Over Yates High School

    Yates represents.​Yates High School's basketball team continues its roll to a state championship, a role that's included some very large blow-outs of over-matched opponentsIt's attracted nationwide attention, and now two of the biggest brand names on television are getting into it.First came Rick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Yates Vs. Lee, The Rematch: Generals Stay Within 100

    Photos by Aaron M. Sprecher / Click here for a slideshow​The Lee High School "cheering section" sat in the smallest little section of stands, in the lowest corner of the east side of the bleachers at Delmar Field House, during Saturday's rematch between the Lee and Yates High School boy ... More >>

  • News

    January 21, 2010

    Pot of Gold

    Is the war on marijuana a waste of precious resources?

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Coach Leads His Team To 100-0 Victory, Gets Fired

    The Covenant School in Dallas got hit with a bunch of unfavorable publicity after its girls basketball team beat another school 100-0. (That  score is not a typo.)School officials posted a message on its web site apologizing for the game, saying "the school and its representatives in no way sup ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008
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    July 19, 2001

    Pipeline to the Pros

    One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    What's Wrong With Wheatley?

    It has history, it has heritage. But does Wheatley High School have a real future?