Columbia International University basketball player Dayronn Tucker aiming to attract pro scouts with breakthrough season

“The beauty in being blessed with talent is rising above doubters to create a beautiful moment.” — Kobe Bryant (1978-2020)…

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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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Arizona AAU basketball player Hannah Young ‘will be D-1 ready’ by 2023, her prep coach says

YOUNG AND GIFTED DALLAS — It doesn’t take much to fuel Robin Young’s desire to strike up an in-depth conversation…

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Mid-South AAU hoops player Christian Brown following in foosteps of his mom and dad

BEAST MODE  He’s only 12 years of age. But for a youth basketball player, Christian Brown is a beast on…

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Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle delighted Virginia is back in the Final Four for the first time in 35 years

THEY’RE BACK  DALLAS — The Virginia men’s basketball program is back in the Final Four for the first time in…

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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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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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