Free throw caps Laney's comeback win over Cross Creek

...a desperation jump shot fell short at the buzzer."It was a hyped game, and the fans were into it," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "I appreciate the victory tonight. I wanted the win, and they came through for us."A 20-point second quarter...

Laney makes statement on, off court against Glenn Hills

...lead expanded to 16 at the half and got larger from there."We haven't found ourselves yet," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "But we got a lot of talent we can go to. We just need to put it together."

Greenbrier girls knock off Laney in Queens of the Court tournament

...year ago."It's an awakening game, it's the first time we've lost to a local team in six years," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They've got a good team, hats off to them."Both came out with smothering full-court defense, but the...

Laney basketball sweeps Richmond Academy

...Academy couldn't sustain its success and later returned to turnover problems."They're young kids," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They're doing a lot of turnovers in games, but then they make runs."

Early setback served as motivation for Wildcats

Otis Smart took his Laney girls basketball team to a holiday tournament in Myrtle...NCAA Division I schools. "I just thought that was great," Smart said. Otis Smart led Laney to the Class AA state semifinals.

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Thursday's high school results

Girls BasketballAll-Region 3-AAGirlsPlayer of the year: Destiny Brewton, LaneyCoach of the year: Otis Smart, LaneyFirst TeamJahmia Bradley, Westside; La'Shayla Pittman, Dublin; Wynetta Wright, Laney; Aliyah Collier, Laney; Tyesha...

Laney cruises past Thomasville in first round of state playoffs

...the team with 20 points. "We have to take it step by step. We knocked off one, we have four more to go."Coach Otis Smart said he's pleased with how his team looks following a region title and first-round playoff win."The kids are playing...

Lady Wildcats fall in semis to Wesleyan - again

...County, 74-47, on Satur day."I felt like we should've won this game," said a disappointed Laney head coach Otis Smart. "I think we played well enough to win."Even though Laney (29-2)lost to Wesleyan (27-3) in the semifinals...

Brewton continued winning tradition as Laney

...consistent performer."I hadn't had a guard like that in a long time. She's a great leader," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "When you tell her to do something, you can depend on her."Before she transferred to Laney, Brewton played...

Laney track standout Kionna Walker named girls runner of the year

...at 25.55 seconds, improving three spots from last year. She also finished fourth in the 100-meter dash.Coach Otis Smart said Walker was first to the track each training day, and she would constantly ask questions to get better."I appreciate...