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HS Benches Racy Dance Team
 HS Benches Racy Dance Team 

HS Benches Racy Dance Team

(Newser) - A Georgia high school dance team has been barred from practicing or performing this year after a provocative routine drew parents' ire, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The girls wore skimpy outfits while dancing atop chairs during halftime at a school basketball game. “The team will not perform for the...

HS Hoop Team Runs Up Score, Then Repents

Christian girls have second thoughts about 100-0 thumping

(Newser) - A Dallas high school whose girls basketball team ran up a 100-0 score last week has forfeited what school officials called a “victory without honor,” the Dallas Morning News reports. The Covenant School, a Christian institution, defeated Dallas Academy, a high school for children with "learning differences"...

Can Basketball Keep Agents Out of High School?

Mayo scandal shocks few, and penalties remain slight

(Newser) - The NBA can't stop agents from scurrying around high school and college basketball these days, offering illegal gifts to sign young players. Although the players are getting younger—more go pro right out of high school—punishments for players and agents alike remain slight, the New York Times reports.

Catholic HS Bars Female Ref
Catholic HS Bars Female Ref

Catholic HS Bars Female Ref

Kansas religious school said to object to woman in authority over boys

(Newser) - A Kansas Catholic high school’s decision to ban a female referee from officiating a boys’ basketball game because of the school’s religious beliefs has state officials investigating the incident and considering banning the school from future competition, the AP reports. Referees said officials from St. Mary’s Academy,...

Jim Jones' Grandson is Basketball Star

High school forward redeeming the Jonestown leader's family name on court

(Newser) - 29 years ago, traveling to an away basketball game as part of the Jonestown team spared Jim Jones Jr. from his adopted father's mass suicide ritual. Now his son Rob is using the sport to turn the family name around, as a star forward for SF's Riordan High, who ESPN...

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