Southland high school boys basketball teams advance in playoffs.
Northland high school boys basketball teams advance in playoffs.
Southland high school girls basketball teams advance in playoffs.
North Kansas City High School girls basketball team advances in playoffs.
Barstow sophomore Jeriah Horne scored 28 points in 69-53 win over Summit Christian that sends his team to the Missouri Class 3 state semifinals.
The Tigers take Missouri Class 5, District 13 championship with 78-74 victory.
The Class 5, District 14 girls championship game was more than just another game. A year ago, Kearney ended Truman’s unbeaten season in the playoffs. This time around, Truman got payback with a 51-43 victory.
The Rockhurst basketball team is at its best when it can get out in transition, and Thursday night it was able to do just that.
Bruce Bias, who has spent much of the year hobbled, led the way for the Tigers in their 73-62 senior night victory over Liberty on Friday, scoring a game-high 19 points in a balanced effort.
The Missouri Class 5 and Class 4 district tournaments begin Saturday. Here are five things to watch in boys and girls district play.
Here is a look at the regular season’s stretch run in the Suburban Conference girls basketball races.
Aries Washington scores 30 points, pushes Hornets to a big second half and a 58-40 victory.
Imani Johnson of the Broncos scored six straight points late in the fourth quarter to help Lee’s Summit North close out a 51-43 win. With the win, Lee’s Summit North, 16-4, improved to 5-1 in the Suburban Gold Conference and remained alone atop the league standings.
Here’s a breakdown of the stretch run of the Suburban Conference’s boys basketball season.
Sydney Offield makes two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Liberty beats Blue Springs South 54-52 in the championship game of the Northland Classic.
Junior Tyrone Taylor hits some big three-pointers in Grandviews 63-57 victory at Liberty North
Break from school has not been a complete break from basketball.
Barstow improves to 14-2 with a 71-59 home victory against conference foe.
The Kearney Bulldogs are off to 14-0 start under Coach Troy Resler.
When Grandview High School coach Shannon Moore told his friends, colleagues, coaching peers — whoever would listen — that his girls basketball team had potential for a special season, he didn’t get many agreeable responses. And why would he?