2017-18 Around the South

February 13, 2018 Making every game count Madison Steele thought her UT-Dallas women's basketball career might be over when she ruptured her Achilles. As it turns out, she's not done, although she isn't quite 100 percent.

February 7, 2018 Challenged to compete Whether pushed by his mom, his grandmother, or his coaches, teammates and opponents, Davion Ayabarreno has taken the challenge to hear and has channeled that into stardom for Methodist.

January 31, 2018 Not trying to dominate Like Randolph-Macon great Megan Silva, Kelly Williams hates practice. Also like Silva, she scores buckets and buckets of points. One difference: She's a forward who leads D-III in blocks per game. Meet the next great Yellow Jacket in Around the South.

January 24, 2018 Two sets of Tigers turning it up Something fun is unfolding at East Texas Baptist, where the men's team is on the verge of matching last year's win total and the women's team has blown last year's mark away.

January 16, 2018 Centre women a team on the rebound After back-to-back seasons of single-digit wins, Centre has surged back into contention in the SAA, and the players who suffered through those down seasons are leading the way.

January 9, 2018 Emory embraces the pressure The senior class at Emory came to the school the year after the Eagles reached the Elite 8, and played on the program's Sweet 16 team as freshmen. So it's safe to say that they know the expectations that come with being 10-2.

January 2, 2018 Wasps on a mission John Shelor hasn’t forgotten how the ODAC tournament championship game went down last February. He and his teammates have used that loss for motivation. Nothing less than being the best team in program history will do.

December 20, 2017 Contreras leading young Cougars Averett is experiencing the ups and downs that come with a young, talented team. The Cougars went 5-0 against the ODAC then lost their first two in conference. Senior guard James Contreras, Jr. provides a steady hand through the ride.

December 6, 2017 Beauty is in the eye of the ball handler During her junior year at the University of Dallas, Shelby Waldron's life was already plenty full as a student and two-sport athlete. But she yearned for a return to the beauty pageant circuit where she competed in high school. Now a senior, Waldron can add Miss Texas to her list of duties. Brian Lester has the story.