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Area buzz: Avery's move to NBA leaves bitterness in its wake

...Kirkpatrick, is that Blue Devil basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski had a big disagreement with Avery and his mother, Terri Simonton, in April before Avery announced he was leaving. Reportedly, Krzyzewski used an expletive to tell Simonton that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/29/oth_269017.shtml
Other sports
NBA taps into local talent

...Timberwolves snatched him with the 14th overall pick. Relieved after hearing his name announced, Avery gave his mother, Terri Simonton, a hug and kiss then slowly strolled to greet Stern. He's headed to Minnesota today for a press conference and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/01/nba_264770.shtml
NBA
Imperfect world lures Avery to NBA draft

...have stayed in Durham for the next two years," he said. But Avery's world is not perfect. He sees his mother, Terri Simonton, out of work for the last three years because of two ailing discs. He sees his younger sister and his grandmother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/20/nba_259465.shtml
NBA
Avery undecided about turning pro

...and was assured no decision had been made. One report insinuated poor grades accelerated Avery's decision. Both Terri Simonton, William's mother, and William Jr. vehemently denied those accusations to William Avery Sr. "William made it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/13/oth_258911.shtml
Other sports
Avery ready for NBA debut

...Minnesota. Maintaining his productivity during a grueling 82-game season requires rest and a strict diet. His mother, Terri Simonton, monitors his diet from a house just down the street in Minneapolis. Avery continues to sharpen his passing, ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/05/bas_272653.shtml
Baseball
Avery lends helping hand by opening up his home

...to a new lifestyle complete with money, cars and fame can be difficult for a 20-year-old. Avery's mother, Terri Simonton, said the presence of Hightower and Shultz eased her son's transition during his rookie season. "He needed people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/nba_285998.shtml
NBA | Butler High School
Times change for former Pacers coach

...said. "The Lord created Huskies, how in the world can a Devil beat man's best friend? It's a done deal." Terri Simonton predicted the outcome would have a different twist. She said her son William Avery and his Duke team would use its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/30/nca_257679.shtml
College basketball
Westside teammates in Final Four

...we both got to the Elite Eight so we couldn't say anything," Avery said of possible Augusta bragging rights. Terri Simonton, Avery's mother, remembers Westside's glory days. She was in attendance as her son's team advanced to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/22/nca_256941.shtml
College basketball | Westside High School
High school notebook: tripleheader showcases the best in women's basketball

...had a banquet last night at B.L.'s on Laney-Walker Boulevard as AAU coaches Brenda Shedrick, Sam Ward and Terri Simonton honored their team's accomplishments. Simonton is the mother of former Westside guard William Averywho is at prep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/21/met_200783.shtml
Metro | Glenn Hills High School
NBA gives Avery a new look at life

...but is renting the townhouse he shares with Shultz and another childhood friend, Watkins Hightower. His mother, Terri Simonton, and sister, Rhonda, live in the same complex. Avery used his $100,000 signing bonus to clear debt and establish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/02/nba_285681.shtml
NBA