At 6-foot-2, Pat Mulville is an undersized big man in the Catholic League, often charged with the thankless task of guarding the opposition’s tallest player. In a league this good, it’s a job that requires the senior forward to bring his hard hat into the lane for every game.
Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, has been the boys varsity basketball manager at Northeast for the last three seasons. On Monday, he scored his first-ever varsity points.
Sometimes, Quadire Truesdale felt like he had to do too much, so he lobbied for one of his best buds to come join him on the basketball court.
After scoring over 20 points per game as a junior at Northeast, Elmange Watson transferred to George Washington and accepted a reduced role in the offense. So far, it's paying dividends for everybody involved.
In the classic sports movie Hoosiers, Norman Dale, the head basketball coach of Hickory High, demands that his players pass the ball four times before taking a shot.
For Meg Matthews, the shoe is now firmly fitted on the other foot.
Capt. John McCloskey had some high praise for a couple of his officers during the Dec. 29 meeting of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.
Given everything he’s been through in the last 18 months, it’s fitting that Aaron Higgins has become the heart of the Father Judge basketball team.
Catholic League basketball has a rude way of imparting its lessons on those not accustomed to its rigorous demands.