Richmond Academy plays spoiler in Glenn Hills' new gym

The lights were bright and the deficit big, so Steve Nobles was anxious to see the response.Wondering how his team would handle the stage, the Richmond Academy coach saw his team rally...

Managing son, expectations key for Nobles

Steve Nobles stood in front of the Richmond Academy...do in my life." Before the season, Steve Nobles didn't think he would have to face...Academy was coming off a summer where Steve Nobles said it dominated opponents with its...

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Richmond Academy routs Grovetown

...Washington punctuated a 68-46 blowout win over Grovetown.It was just the kind of end Musketeers basketball coach Steve Nobles said his team needed."I don't want to take anything away from Grovetown, they're a young team, but we've...

Richmond Academy struggles in win over Cross Creek

Moments after his team's win, Rich mond Academy boys basketball coach Steve Nobles was thinking about everything negative he just saw."Against Washington Coun ty, it'll be ugly if we play like that," Nobles...

Musketeers earn top seed

...players with playoff experience entering the season. The last time the Musketeers won their region was 2007, and coach Steve Nobles' current squad features one senior. But the Musketeers did enough during the regular season to earn the top seed in...

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Speedy strategy key for Musketeers

...practice this week to meet a giant-sized opponent in the state semifinals, Richmond Academy boys basketball coach Steve Nobles asked his manager to put 10 minutes on the clock for a particular drill. He also had a peculiar request: sound the...

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Eagles outmuscle the Musketeers

...basketball run - was on display at home Tuesday against Richmond Academy. It made Musketeers boys basketball coach Steve Nobles jealous. "They're just stronger than us," Nobles said after the Eagles out-muscled Richmond Academy, 63-40...

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Musketeers check one off

...Academy took notice. After Tuesday's win over Glenn Hills, senior Desmond Lofland said he got a text from coach Steve Nobles with the numbers: 1, 3, 3, 5. Each number represented the number of wins the Musketeers needed to: clinch the...

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Musketeers close out Golden Hawks

...his players fouled out of the game. His squad was hit with two technicals in 45 seconds. Yet Richmond Academy coach Steve Nobles didn't call his team's 94-88 win against Washington County on Friday a lesson in survival, just a result of some...

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Musketeers reach finals in blowout

...party in the Richmond Academy locker room. "We celebrated for 10 seconds after the game," Musketeers boys coach Steve Nobles said. "That's it. We've got to get ready for Statesboro." The Region 3-AAAA finals will take place today...

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