Andy Douglas was sifting through Twitter on Wednesday night when he saw a number of tweets related to University of Houston men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson's plea. "I was blown away," said Douglas, the Quincy High School boys basketball coach.
GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Todd Bradshaw thought his basketball coaching career had concluded when he stepped away two years ago. He's restarting his career this season. Bradshaw, who coached 15 of 16 seasons as the Griggsville-Perry boys basketball coach before
It has been 15 years since Loren Wallace coached from the sidelines at Blue Devil Gym. Wallace, who turns 73 in August, coached basketball for 33 seasons. His teams won 682 games and never finished with a losing record. He is 21st in coaching victories in the Illinois High School Association record book.
They gather on Saturdays in the gymnasium at Holy Family Church in Hannibal for a little pickup basketball. The mix of players ranges from high schoolers like Palmyra junior Ragar McKinney to Quincy University's Evan McGaughey, who recently signed a professional contract in Germany. Before a game is played, work must be done.