Youth Archives

  • The Essence of a Single Victory

    BOSTON — Oh No! was my initial reaction as the referee made his way to the scorer’s table and signaled the foul on blue No. 22, which was his fifth foul...

  • Shepard wins TD Club Offensive Award

    HOUSTON — Cypress Ridge’s Russell Shepard was named the Houston Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Year at their Annual High School Awards banquet held at the J.W. Marriott. Shepard, a...

  • Griner outduels Bone in ‘Battle of Big Girls’

    HOUSTON — Senior guard Jasmin Henderson scored 24 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, and five steals to lead the Dulles Vikings to a 64-63 victory over the Nimitz Cougars to capture...

  • A Question That Begs To Be Asked

    HOUSTON — Former USC Trojans guard O.J. Mayo has never had it easy. He’s never been able to just play basketball without some controversy, some drama, some parade of people trying...

  • Gary Robinson and The California Cowboys

    LOS ANGELES — What with all the activity, all the laughing and kids running around and families sitting on park blankets eating turkey sandwiches, this could be the suburbs. But it’s...

  • Laurinburg Tabs Ex-NBA Star As New AD

    LAURINBURG N.C. — Laurinburg Institute has announced the appointment of former NBA and All-ACC player, Jerrod Mustaf, as their new Director of Athletic Development. Laurinburg is America’s oldest historically African American...

  • Golf Phenom Wins Tournament Against Men

    ATLANTA — Zakiya Randall, a 17-year-old teen golf star, fondly known by fans as “Z” made history earlier this month by becoming the youngest and only female to win on the...

  • Fear: Defeating the Giant Within

    “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” — 2 Timothy 1:7 BOSTON — What a powerful sermon...

  • Call Him Coach Pervis

    PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 8, 2005, is a day fresh in my memory. It’s the first day I saw Pervis Ellison in person. The former NBA player was one of many people...

  • Black Tourneys Ttitlists Redefine ‘Group Effort’

    SOUTH CAROLINA — When the sky opened up Saturday night during the fifth annual Bobby Bonds Symposium at Benedict College, the fate of the first Black World Series was in the...

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