Evans basketball player McKenna Lawrence signs with Division I Jacksonville State

Evans High School's McKenna Lawrence signed to play women's basketball with Jacksonville State University on Friday.

Around the block

...After the games, campers will have the opportunity to have their pictures made with the cheerleaders, mascot and basketball players. Cost is $40 and includes instruction, snack and T-shirt. Other camp dates are available in January and February...

Richmond Academy's Williams to play for Illinois State

...Williams has a new team to play for ? in both high school and college. But he's ready.The Richmond Academy boys basketball player signed with Division I Illinois State out of the Missouri Valley Conference, where he'll play after his final...

Laney basketball seniors sign to play Division I in basketball

...star together on the court. So it made sense to have a signing ceremony together.On Thursday, the Laney boys basketball players sat next to each other as friends, family and coaches helped celebrate Keeling picking Charleston Southern and Jasper...

Auburn won't reveal starting QB for Georgia game

...done nothing wrong but a change was needed after the department was plunged into crisis when football and women's basketball players said had been mistreated by their coaches.Thomas, who will be paid $2.5 million to buy out the remainder of...

Clemson ranks high in academics in football

...high, while the grad rate in women's basketball was 89 percent.- The rate among black men's and women's basketball players each jumped 5 percentage points to record highs of 72 percent and 84 percent, respectively.- Seventy-five percent...

Former Olympic basketball player Robert "Jack" Robinson dedicates the basketball floor at First Baptist Church

Former Olympic basketball player Robert "Jack" Robinson dedicated the new basketball floor at First Baptist Church on Wednesday.

4 dead, many injured when vehicle crashes into Oklahoma State homecoming parade

...first tragedy to strike events connected to Oklahoma State sports programs. Ten people, including two OSU men's basketball players, were killed in a 2001 plane crash while returning from a game in Colorado. And Oklahoma State women's basketball...

Court strikes down decision to pay college athletes

A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals.The 9th U...

Moses Malone, three-time MVP and among NBA's great rebounders, dies at 60

...someone finally went upstairs to check on him and reported back that he was dead."He was well known. He was a great basketball player and person, arguably one of the top 10 players in the history of basketball," Coles said. "Just a great person...