ATLANTA – After suffering a severe ankle sprain in the state title game on March 1, University School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) forward Vernon Carey Jr. has decided to sit out of the McDonald’s All American Game on Wednesday (7 p.m., ESPN2) at State Farm Arena
MARIETTA, Ga. – Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) point guard Cole Anthony came into the McDonald’s All American Game with a big reputation as a deadly marksman from the perimeter; he backed the label up in the POWERADE Jam Fest on Monday night at Wheeler High School.
After tying Ranney School (Tinton Falls, N.J
MARIETTA, Ga. – In 2004, Candace Parker became the first and only female to win the dunk contest at the McDonald’s All American Game.
Fifteen years later, Regis Jesuit High School (Aurora, Colo.) forward Francesca Belibi became the second, receiving four perfect scores on all four of her dunks to claim the POWERADE Jam Fest dunk title on Monday at Wheeler High School.
“It’s a really big honor, I never thought I’d be in this position,” Belibi said
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — March is the month of madness. It is also the month of pressure.
Highly-ranked teams that are expected to do well in the state tournament can often be smothered by the pressure of expectations.
That also translates to the players
With former Heisman winner Johnny Manziel officially rejoining the United States football world and signing with the Memphis Express, his new coach will face the task of trying to find what made him great at Texas A&M.
That coach, Mike Singletary, is also the Trinity Christian Academy (Addison, Texas) head coach, according to SportsDay Dallas News.
“It’s amazing so many things that you hear beforehand and you try to keep away from forming opinions of what you think a person might be like, and you actually meet him and he’s very pleasant,” Singletary said at Manziel’s introductory press conference Tuesday, according to the outlet.
“(I) just want to get back to being Johnny Manziel, whatever that was and whoever that was.”
Former Heisman Trophy winner and recent pick up by the Memphis Express, quarterback Johnny Manziel practices with the team at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium