He was a two sport star – basketball and football. He was also very well-known in the community of Fennville, MI. That’s what made Wes Leonard’s death so hard to take and so much harder to believe. However, Fennville has found a way to soldier on because it’s what “Wes would want”. Sports Illustrated reports:
In a bizarre coincidence, a Michigan high school basketball player collapsed after making a game-winning layup that guaranteed an undefeated season for his team. According to ESPN:
Holland Hospital spokeswoman Deb Patterson says 16-year-old Fennville High School basketball player Wes Leonard died Thursday night. An autopsy will be conducted to determine a cause of [...]
So much for the stereotype that all female gym teachers are lesbians. It appears that at least one is so into dudes she decided it would be a good idea to mess around with a few of her student athletes. Oh boy.
Stacy Schuler, the aforementioned gym teacher from Mason High in Ohio, has been accused [...]
Nothing can take away the pain of losing a son, a friend and a teammate. There are no words or gestures that can make their loved ones feel any better. However, a basketball team in S. Eugene, Oregon found a special way to honor a fallen teammate. An honor that will likely never be forgotten. [...]
Near Cleveland, Richmond Heights High School basketball coach, Jason Popp, was probably just trying to motivate his players. He didn’t want the 15-0 Spartans resting on their laurels, thinking they had already accomplished their goal of a championship. They needed a stern hand and a steady voice to keep discipline. What they didn’t need, however, [...]
After being ejected from the game Monday, a DeSoto County, FL high school basketball player attacked the referee who issued the foul. Caught on video, the player was involved in a brief shoving contest with a player from Port Charlotte High just before he was issued a technical foul. The player took exception to the [...]