Beard Jr., Jacob lead FIU past Middle Tennessee 83-76  The Seattle Times

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. and Trejon Jacob combined to make 11 3-pointers and score 48 points and Florida International pulled away ...

Sunday Conversation: Cascade native was a hoop star at CMR, MSU Billings  Great Falls Tribune

Note: Shantell Marquis grew up in Cascade, became a basketball star in Great Falls at C.M. Russell High and later established a hoop legacy in Billings. She is ...

Focus on: Matthew Muse  Winston-Salem Journal

Hearing the last name of Muse in the local high school sports scene usually elicits visions of a bouncing ball and a packed gym every Tuesday or Friday night.

Focus on: Jonathan Simms  Winston-Salem Journal

Jonathan Simms counted the reasons he began running cross country and track at Northwest Middle School during the seventh grade.

Focus on: Isaac Hampton  Winston-Salem Journal

Isaac Hampton took his mother's advice to heart and it's paid big dividends for the East Forsyth swimming team as a result.

Focus on: Daniel Cancro  Winston-Salem Journal

Sophomore Daniel Cancro is every bit as comfortable on the wrestling mat as he is on the football field or the runway for the long jump at Bishop McGuinness.

Clinton middle schooler excels on basketball court despite being born with one hand  The Fayetteville Observer

CLINTON — Like any good athlete, Ashir Muhammad has goals. The 13-year-old, an eighth-grader at Sampson Middle School, has some specific objectives ...

A black hockey player faced ugly racial taunts. Then his teammates went to work.  Chicago Tribune

After a black youth hockey player in Maryland was taunted with racial slurs, his teammates and community rallied around him in support.

A.L. Brown basketball games get moved to middle school  Independent Tribune

KANNAPOLIS – It's a new year, and the A.L. Brown boys and girls basketball teams will be playing their games in a new gym.

Family donates scoreboard to Bensalem school in honor of son  Bucks County Courier Times

The scoreboard at the Bensalem school is to honor the memory of Jason Rubin, who died in 1998 while a seventh-grader there.

Boston Warriors boys, girls spring AAU tryouts - Sports  Wicked Local

The Boston Warriors AAU basketball organization will hold its spring AAU tryouts. Last year the program had 14 teams qualify for AAU national championships.

Basketball: Pace University to host Section 1 boys and girls finals again  The Journal News |

Pace will host the Section 1 basketball finals for the second straight year. Section 1 says the county did not bid.

Experience vs. newcomers: 6 Democrats seek 2 Mishawaka council seats  South Bend Tribune

MISHAWAKA — Former city council members and political newcomers are among the six people who will compete Saturday for two vacant seats on the council.

Fire forces evacuation, early dismissal at Swartz Creek Middle School

Firefighters were called at 9:07 a.m. on Jan. 3 for reports of a fire, according to Genesee County 911.

Foxcroft's 10th annual Think Pink Basketball Tournament set for Jan. 12  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Foxcroft School in Middleburg will host its 10th annual Think Pink Basketball Tournament on Jan. 12. Proceeds will benefit the Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer ...

Yelm’s Phoenix Dubose aims high as two-time girls wrestling team champion Yelm rebuilds  The Olympian

Phoenix Dubose may well be the best girls wrestler in the short history of the sport in Thurston County. Her coach at Yelm High School, Amy Earley, can't think of ...

Gowanda deals with lawsuit costs | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

GOWANDA — Just one week before the $31 million capital project vote, Gowanda Central School district resident Charles Toy filed a lawsuit against the school ...

Silver Creek moves forward with capital project | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

SILVER CREEK — Silver Creek Central School Superintendent Todd Crandall is looking forward to breaking ground on Phase 2 of the $17.6 million capital ...

C.J. Mosley recalls when Nick Saban changed his outlook

Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker C.J. Mosley (40) celebrates after intercepting a pass during an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Dec.

Forza Wrestling Club members place in W.Va. Gorilla Warfare  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the Forza Wrestling Club, which is based in Bluefield, participated in the Central West Virginia Gorilla Warfare at Glenville State on Dec. 28.