Long before his personal encounter with Shaq, young Mekhi Welch has become a gifted sports buff

MEKHI’S MAD SKILLZ DALLAS — Mekhi Welch is just eight years old, meaning for a kid his age, one would…

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Baltimore area entrepreneur/investor Manny Gathers aiming to have a global impact through his professional track and field league

Just after 11 p.m. EST on Sunday, Manny Gathers staged to his Facebook timeline some pretty compelling information regarding professional…

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Plano (Texas) West sprinter Sharoné Johnson reaping benefits of hard work with track and field scholarship to Louisiana Tech

DALLAS — All things considered, Sharoné Johnson is a glass-half-full kind of person. Take, for instance, how last summer during…

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Duncanville (Texas) High shooting guard Erik Talton is as good as advertised while boosting his recruiting stock

DUNCANVILLE, Texas — Without question, Kenneth Talton loves his son. Surely, he wants the best for him. So much, in…

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Duncanville (Texas) High point guard Tyler Watkins making a strong case that he’s worthy of a hoops scholarship

DUNCANVILLE, Texas — Tyler Watkins doesn’t just think he can. Heck, he’s literally gone from thinking to knowing. Take, for…

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On Barack Obama’s final day in office, Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki recalls having met the nation’s 44th President

DALLAS — On a lighter note, following the Dallas Mavericks’ 112-107 overtime loss to the Utah Jazz Friday night in…

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Lancaster (Texas) High combo guard Kaila Cooks has been as good as advertised since bursting onto prep scene

DALLAS — It seems that just the mentioning of Kaila Symone Cooks’ name will immediately prompt Cheree Cooks to come…

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Dallas-area athlete Seth Texada aiming to increase his recruiting stock when he suits up for Grapevine High in 2017

DALLAS — Ricky Texada pastors arguably one of the most advanced, prosperous churches in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. That, by…

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South Gibson County guard Ladarian McCurrie expected to graduate with honors, now auditioning for an elusive athletic scholarship

MEDINA, Tenn. — One thing about Ladarian McCurrie is that no one has to remind him of his role as…

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