• Making every game count
    February 13, 2018
    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.
  • Challenged to compete
    February 07, 2018
    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.
  • Not trying to dominate
    January 31, 2018
    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.
  • Two sets of Tigers turning it up
    January 24, 2018
    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.
  • Centre women a team on the rebound
    January 16, 2018
    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.
  • Emory embraces the pressure
    January 09, 2018
    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.
  • Wasps on a mission
    January 02, 2018
    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.
  • Contreras leading young Cougars
    December 20, 2017
    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.
  • Beauty is in the eye of the ball handler
    December 06, 2017
    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.
  • Breaking new ground at LeTourneau
    February 21, 2017
    The Yellow Jackets set goals to make history this season. So far, so good. Heading into postseason play with the first 20-win season and ASC East conference title in school history under their belts, the Jackets hope to keep rewriting the record books.
  • Run, gun, and fun for Rhodes and Sullivan
    February 14, 2017
    Brennan Sullivan spent his high school days playing against some of the nation's best. Once he embraced the D-III experience, he found a home at Rhodes. Now, he's thriving in the Lynx's revamped, up-tempo offense. More in Around the South.
  • Emory's Morgan finds her calling
    February 07, 2017
    Savannah Morgan was a record-setting player for the Eagles. She never envisioned coaching was in her future. Now, she has big goals to lead young women from the sideline. More in Around the South.
  • Randolph-Macon flipping the script
    January 31, 2017
    Last season was a setback for Randolph-Macon. This season opened with more frustration. Then, a switch was flipped once conference play began. A former high school soccer star is leading the Yellow Jackets' turnaround. More in Around the South.
  • Holguin at home with Tigers
    January 24, 2017
    Monica Holguin had her sights set on walking on to a Division I team. That didn't work out, but the preseason All-American has no regrets about her decision to attend and star for Trinity. More in Around the South.
  • Carrying the torch at HSU
    January 17, 2017
    Nathaniel Jack found a role model to pattern his game after, and he didn't have to look far. His former teammate and current Cowboys assistant coach pushes the senior to improve each day. More in Around the South.
  • Scots start fast again, need to finish strong
    January 10, 2017
    Maryville struggled in the second half of last season. This year, the Scots once again are off to a great start. Now, they need to finish the job and win a USA South title. More in Around the South.
  • Moore grows up into Marlins star
    January 04, 2017
    Khory Moore lacked focus off the court in high school. Once he learned to bring the same tenacity to the classroom that he does to the court, he became an All-American for Virginia Wesleyan.
  • Grand theft Quaker
    December 06, 2016
    Anais Weatherly is filling up the stat sheet for Guilford, but the senior takes the most pride in her nation-leading six steals per game. Her two-way versatility is leading the defending ODAC champions to a 7-0 start. More in Around the South.
  • Wacker feels right at home at TLU
    November 29, 2016
    It took longer than expected, but Mike Wacker worked his way back to the college ranks. It's no surprise he landed at a place he and his family called home for many years. More in Around the South.
  • Patriots ready to ascend even higher
    November 22, 2016
    Texas-Tyler returns its full roster from last season's Elite Eight squad. In head coach Kendra Hassell's second season, the Patriots realize that the sky is the limit. Brian Lester has more in the season's first Around the South.
  • A most welcome return
    March 01, 2016
    Hardin-Simmons coach Craig Carse was sidelined for all but three regular season games due to health issues. He returned just in time to lead the Cowboys to a conference tournament title and has his team ready for NCAA tournament play. More in Around the South.
  • Patience pays off for Austin's Gowdy
    February 23, 2016
    Katie Gowdy has steadily earned a more prominent role in the Kangaroos rotation. The senior is helping lead a balanced squad into tournament play after exceeding regular season expectations. More in Around the South.
  • Wright on time
    February 16, 2016
    Carter Wright battled injuries last season after transferring to Roanoke. His first fully healthy season for the Maroons is also his final one, but he and his teammates are determined to make the most of the time they have left together. More in Around the South.
  • May is Tyler's deadeye
    February 09, 2016
    Makenzi May is well on her way to becoming Texas-Tyler's all-time three-point shooter. The junior has the Patriots on track to avenge last year's postseason disappointment. More in Around the South.
  • Little brother is playing big
    February 02, 2016
    Sterling Holmes has athleticism in his blood. He is the latest member of his family to excel at the next level. The junior has embraced his leadership role and has Texas Lutheran primed for a return to the NCAA tournament. More in Around the South.
  • From racing to rebounding
    January 26, 2016
    James Sapp was a Division I sprinter, but felt a nagging calling to return to the basketball court. Since transferring to Centenary, the reigning SCAC Player of the Year has been a double-double machine. More in Around the South.
  • Majors bond away from home
    January 19, 2016
    Millsaps had little time to rest after participating in the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas to close out 2015. The Majors opened 2016 with four straight road games. More on what those journeys meant to the Majors in Around the South.
  • Coronel's improvement keys Lynchburg streak
    January 12, 2016
    Sarah Coronel has found her groove for the Hornets. The junior is a fixture in the starting lineup for the first time and is making her mark on both ends of the court. She is also making an impact on the Lynchburg community off the court. More in Around the South.
  • Sewanee's Carter made the right call
    January 05, 2016
    When it came to playing at the next level, Keshonn Carter had to choose between football and basketball. He picked hoops, and there's little doubt that the Tigers senior made the correct choice. More in Around the South.
  • Completing the turnaround at LaGrange
    December 08, 2015
    Madison Barker has come a long way since her freshman season. Her Panthers have also come a long way since a coaching change prior to the 2013-14 season. This year, they hope to take the next step and claim a conference title. More in Around the South.
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