Former Gate City superstar Mac McClung is going pro. At least that’s the plan for now.
Mac McClung and Logan Reynolds are the best high school basketball players ever to play the game in Southwest Virginia. So say the results of our completely informal, unscientific poll conducted on social media.
John Fulkerson went from a role player to a starring role for the Tennessee men’s basketball team.
Scorekeeping in basketball is one of those jobs that if you do it right, people never know you were there. Gary Arwood not only does it right, he goes above and beyond to keep every small detail in line.
ETSU’s success on the basketball court brought a smile to Steve Forbes’ face for more than one reason. The coach earned $65,000 in bonuses.
Consistency and character, built on biblical principles, are two cornerstones upon which Scotty Vermillion chooses to build his program year after year.
Matt Halvorsen wasn’t quite sure where he would stack up as a Division I basketball player when he headed to Western Carolina three years ago. The Kingsport native still has to pinch himself when he looks forward to next season as he’s expected to break the 1,000-point barrier for his career.
Robin Dotson’s record is not debatable when talking about the top girls basketball coaches in VHSL history. The high school league hall of famer has six state championships, five at Wise Central and one at the former J.J. Kelly.
ETSU’s Steve Forbes was chosen as the winner of the Hugh Durham National Coach of the Year Award and as the District 21 coach of the year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Monday.
Buck Van Huss will always be remembered as one of high school basketball’s best coaches. Anywhere.
“We’ve had some good teams. We’ve been blessed with good players and we’ve been blessed with some good kids in the program. That makes it easier to keep going and makes you want to keep going.”
Ty Brewer, a 6-7 forward considered one of the best transfer players available and the brother of the Bucs’ Ledarrius Brewer, will play basketball for ETSU.
Because of the coronavirus outbreak, Rick Barnes’ seniors were denied the chance to play their way into the NCAA Tournament field when the SEC tournament was canceled. Then the NCAA Tournament itself was canceled.
Home to UVA Wise’s basketball teams and volleyball squad, the 3,500-seat David J. Prior Convocation Center has hosted some of the region and state’s top games at the high school level.
Two weeks ago, Kellie Harper was focused on getting her Lady Vols ready for the NCAA Tournament. Just days later, she had to break the news to her players that the tournament was canceled and change her focus to their safety because of the threat from the novel coronavirus.