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  1. Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year nominees

    Chad Konecky

    A dozen exceptional student-athletes -- already honored as National Player of the Year in their respective sports -- are contenders for the 10th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award. On Tuesday in Los Angeles, one boy and one girl wi...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year nominees

    Chad Konecky

    A dozen exceptional student-athletes -- already honored as National Player of the Year in their respective sports -- are contenders for the 10th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award. On Tuesday in Los Angeles, one boy and one girl wi...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  3. Jabari Parker named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of ...

    Chad Konecky

    Junior Jabari Parker of Chicago Simeon was named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  4. Breanna Stewart named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player o...

    Chad Konecky

    New York's Breanna Stewart accepts Gatorade Player of the Year Award from WNBA legend Tamika Catchings

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  5. POY Alumni: Populating Wooden nominees

    Chad Konecky

    Of the 15 women finalists for this year's John R. Wooden Award, a majority are former Gatorade Player of the Year honorees --nine in all. Nominees include three former Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year winners in Notre Dame jun...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  6. POY Alumni: Connaughton's homecoming

    Chad Konecky

    Notre Dame's enigmatic men's basketball team brings an 11-1 home record into Saturday's South Bend showdown with No. 15 Marquette, but clutch play in a New England homecoming for freshman Pat Connaughton helped the Irish (14-8) open the week with a h...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  7. POY Alumni: Claiming All-American honors

    Chad Konecky

    Four of the five members of The Associated Press women's basketball preseason All-America team this fall have something else in common aside from being great players anticipating great seasons. The top three vote totals (from a 40-member media pan...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  8. POY Alumni: Leading NBA players' union

    Chad Konecky

    If a full NBA season is to be salvaged via ongoing negotiations between the league and the players union, former Gatorade Player of the Year winners are likely to play a considerable role in any resolution. A whopping 12 of the NBA Players Associa...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  9. Bracing for Bracey

    Chad Konecky

    The Colony High (Texas) sharp-shooting guard Bracey Wright is the best player on the best team in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and one of the top players in the nation.

    AssociateStory | January 22, 2001
  10. First things first for Eddy Curry

    Chad Konecky

    Thornwood High (Ill.) 6-foot-11, 290-pound center Eddy Curry retreats from speculation about his NBA potential, preferring to focus on the Thunderbirds' state championship bid.

    AssociateStory | January 15, 2001
  11. Guiding force

    Chad Konecky

    Coach James Anderson has built the Narbonne High (Calif.) girls' hoop program into a perennial national power.

    AssociateStory | January 11, 2001
  12. Special Delivery

    Chad Konecky

    Seniors Ashley Allen and Shyra Ely are shooting to guide the Ben Davis High (Ind.) girls' basketball team to the national championship.

    AssociateStory | December 28, 2000
  13. Keepin' it Real in Madrid

    Chad Konecky

    Samuel Nadeau was actually the first scholastic hoopster to go pro in 2000.

    AssociateStory | September 06, 2000
  14. Time to Shine

    Chad Konecky

    The sixth annual adidas Big Time Tournament, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev., July 15-19, is where prep summer basketball quantity meets quality.

    AssociateStory | July 12, 2000
  15. High and dry

    Chad Konecky

    High school athletes agonize before finally settling on a college program and making a commitment they can?t break unless they?re willing to sit out a year to transfer. And yet, the coaches who recruited them have no problem leaving those teens high and

    AssociateStory | June 20, 2000
  16. Double Play

    Chad Konecky

    An apparent double standard exists for high school athletes with professional aspiriations. Should baseball players have different rules than their football and basketball counterparts?

    AssociateStory | June 02, 2000