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VIDEO: Tennessee middle schooler connects on court-length buzzer beater with unique shotput method

Give this to young Cooper Palk: If basketball doesn’t work out, he might have a future in a field event.

Palk, a member of the Grassland Middle School hoops team, was handed the ball with an underhanded flip just in front of the inbounds line. 91 more words


VIDEO: Wisconsin team manager with special needs hits emotional three-pointer

It’s a tried and true tradition that team managers are often offered the opportunity to suit up as a member of the team. It’s an honor bestowed upon the silent heroes, those dedicated to the team and program but who get none of the glory. 204 more words


VIDEO: Connecticut court rushing leads to fight between teams

Chalk this up to another reason not to rush the court after a big victory.

With little on the line but pride, a Connecticut basketball face off devolved into a bona fide student brawl, with student fans of both schools, and at least a pair of student athletes, squaring off following a strange game clock mishap. 354 more words


NYC's 117-8 girls basketball blowout raises sportsmanship questions

Yes, this was the score of Francis Lewis girls vs. Brooklyn Collegiate tonight #NYCHoops #PSAL pic.twitter.com/Ih3XXtgKta

— Nick Forrester (@NickForrester13) February 25, 2015

The latest brutally embarrassing girls basketball blowout comes from New York City, where a traditional power, Queens school Francis Lewis High, knocked off cross-borough foe Brooklyn Collegiate in a Public Schools Athletic League playoff game.

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Outside The Box: Women Writing Women

Seven authors, all with impeccable writing credentials, present their anthology called OUTSIDE THE BOX: Women Writing Women. 

We’ve each proved our worth with awards, fellowships, teaching posts and commercial success.  1,874 more words

Brook Cottage Books

Freshman lineman Brey Walker, all 300 pounds of him, lands Division I offer to Oklahoma State

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Brey Walker is as big as they come for a 14-year-old, and now the sheer potential that his 6-foot-6, 300-pound (more or less) frame brings has landed him a major Division I scholarship after just one season of varsity action. 160 more words


PHENOMenology: Eighth grader Scottie Lewis is the next great hoops prospect to hit the radar

Don’t look now, but there’s a new eighth grade uber-recruit on the scene, and he might just be even more talented than the other middle school hoops stars who have drawn whispers and attention so far. 234 more words