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...

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...

Lady Wildcats have no trouble with rival

...after one quarter and by at least 30 for most of the remaining three quarters."We played good tonight," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "We played good."Everything mixed together for a disastrous first half for the Lady Eagles. Laney was tougher...

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...

Laney basketball teams look for revenge in state semifinals

...whiz who piles up steals and blocks."The young ladies have done a fantastic job this year," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "I'm happy they're playing well. It takes a lot to make it back to this point."

Laney girls get another easy state playoff win

...AA state quarterfinals for a contest between two teams with a combined one loss."They played well," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "The only thing we have to work on is getting back in transition."

Laney girls basketball easily defeats Aiken

...Wynetta Wright matched Aiken's output by herself with her 20 points."We're doing pretty good," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "We got to get better though."Despite losing Khadijiah Cave and Simone Smith, the Laney girls basketball...

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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Laney girls basketball uses big second half to beat Hephzibah

...Shannon Wimberly made a shot with 2:55 to go in the game. By then, it was over."We were rushing," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "Finally, in the second half, Destiny, Wynetta and Collier took over."With the turnaround, Laney's struggles...