Last we checked, legendary basketball coach Floyd Irons was serving a 12-month sentence in federal prison for mortgage fraud. Just prior to his 2008 sentencing, came even more bad news: The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) stripped the coach and Vashon High School of thr ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergBonner in the gym last year.Vashon High School boys' basketball coach Anthony Bonner told me today that he's hung up his high-school whistle in order to pursue a new career opportunity with the New York Knicks.Bonner quit substitute teaching at Vashon in December and spent his las ... More >>
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said the 'ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.'"Those words resonated last week after I interviewed...[whose name goes here?]."It's news quiz time, boys and ... More >>
When Unreal stumbled out of bed, picked up copy of Tuesday's Post-Dispatch and flipped to the Metro section, it took a few seconds to wrap our puny little brain around this headline: "Floyd Irons is out of prison, back to basics -- helping kids." See, last we heard, Irons -- illustrious basketball ... More >>
He may be facing additional charges.
Week of December 27, 2007
Sit back and marvel as Rick Majerus hoists SLU basketball from the morass of mediocrity. (Just don't let him near your pizza.)
Some readers say Cloy Richards is the exception, not the rule.
Readers reopen the Rockwell Files.
The legendary ex-Vashon High School basketball coach may be in trouble with the FBI.
Basketball by the Book, Part 4
Two Vashon hoopsters are benched pending eligibility investigations.
Diana Bourisaw asks her staff to blow the whistle on ineligible basketball players.
The Vashon High School Wolverines have won five state titles in the past eight years. But did they play by the rules?
A St. Louis Public Schools chauffeur rebuts the rumormongering about his former passenger.
The St. Louis Public Schools superintendent takes a hike. Where does that leave the district?
Critical audits zero in on Vashon's storied basketball program
The Public High League once dominated the local gridiron scene, and suburban districts were perennial doormats. Now it's the other way around. Ever wonder why?
Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.
Given the cold shoulder by other basketball leagues, city middle schools try to go it alone
An obsession with basketball takes CBC seniors Ryan Johnson and D.J. Hogue through a successful -- but heartbreaking -- season