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 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...

Michael Pappas

...brothers, Vernon Pappas and David Pappas, Father-in-law, Wade Nobles and wife, Patricia, brother-in-law, Steve Nobles and sister-in-law, Nita Nobles, nieces and nephews, Stephen, David and Jason Okurowski, Melissa Lynch, Christian...

Williams a force for Musketeers

Tommy Williams was an unknown freshman in Steve Nobles' weight-training class at Richmond Academy. Nobles, the school's basketball coach, knew Williams had recently transferred...

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Richmond Academy beats Burke County in Region 3-AAAA Tournament

Glances at the scoreboard would show Richmond Academy coach Steve Nobles that some things don't change.The lights read 17-17, 25-25, 37-37 and then 46-46. Yet again, the Musketeers boys...

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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Musketeers hold off Pirates

...ball at midcourt late in the first half, Desmond Lofland lay motionless on the court.When Richmond Academy coach Steve Nobles reached his senior, Lofland told him he couldn't feel anything. The drama played out for five minutes, until Lofland...

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