Imperial Valley Press Online: Basketball


IVFOA members reflect on journey to call CIF SDS Div. V championship game

For the first time in the history of the Imperial Valley Football Officials Association, a crew officiated a CIF San Diego Section championship game this past fall.

Football season never stops

Glancing over the feature story on this page you might be wondering, “Is that another football story?”

David Strong Memorial Races set for Saturday at IVC

IMPERIAL — In memory of David Strong, a beloved Holtville teacher, coach and minister, the David Strong Memorial Races are set to take place at Imperial Valley College here on Saturday morning.

Sports briefs: Tiger clinch Desert League title

IMPERIAL — The Imperial High girls’ basketball team defeated Holtville High, 58-25, here on Friday night to secure the Desert League title.

Central High boys’ basketball hold on for 64-58 win over Brawley Union High

In order to remain competitive in the hunt for a repeat Imperial Valley League boys’ basketball title, the squad from Central Union High School needed to play nearly perfect basketball during its f...

Sports briefs: Wildcats edge Spartans

BRAWLEY — Led by a 22-point performance from sophomore Ashlyn Taylor, the Brawley Union High girls’ basketball team worked to defeat Central High 38-30 here on Thursday night.

Brawley native Jacob Sanchez helps Mexico to Caribbean Series title

Former Brawley Union High School Wildcat and Imperial Valley College baseball player Jacob Sanchez made two relief pitching appearances last weekend helping Mexico’s Venados de Mazatlán capture the...

Athlete of the Week: Saad Awan

As the Imperial Valley League’s boys’ basketball defending champions, the squad from Central Union High School had a target on its back beginning IVL play.

IN THIS CORNER: Imperial’s Khiya Mohamed focused on winning a ring

There’s little doubt to who the best female athlete is among local high schools. Imperial’s Khiya Mohamed has dominated the volleyball and basketball courts for the last four years and is a state f...

Sports Briefs: Tigers take down Yellowjackets

BLYTHE — The Imperial High School girls’ basketball team cruised to its fourth Desert League win with a 65-31 victory over Palo Verde Valley here Wednesday night.

LaVine exits All-Star stage for Kobe and the NBA's best

TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine called it the best dunk contest ever, a showdown with Aaron Gordon that rivaled what Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins did.

Zach LaVine wins dunk thriller to cap All-Star Saturday

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Gordon soared over his mascot, but nobody flies higher than Zach LaVine in the slam dunk contest.

The Latest: Zach LaVine takes flight, wins 2nd dunk contest

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):

Thompson beats Curry to win 3-point title

TORONTO (AP) — Klay Thompson did what barely any team has done this year.

Heat's Chris Bosh says more exams coming on his injured calf

TORONTO (AP) — All-Star forward Chris Bosh will have more exams on his strained right calf when he gets back to Miami, possibly as early as Monday to determine the status and severity of the problem.

Carmelo Anthony says he has no plans to leave Knicks

TORONTO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony said Saturday he has no plans to leave the New York Knicks and is angry about a report linking him to trade talks.

The Latest: US beats World 157-154 in Rising Stars Challenge

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):

It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to...

Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh's All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began.

Steph Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

TORONTO (AP) — When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallwa...

Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame

TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming'

TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league's history in Toronto.

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