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  1. Grace Prep's Austin just misses double-double

    Travis L. Brown

    Arlington Grace Prep star Isaiah Austin fell right into the rhythm of the 2012 McDonald's All-American game with ease. In what turned out to be a dunkfest from both squads, Austin flushed several put-back dunks as part of his 10 points and eight r...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  2. FM Marcus focused on slowing Travis' offense

    Travis L. Brown

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Defensive-minded Flower Mound Marcus coach Danny Henderson's top priority in Saturday's 5A state final is slowing the offensive production of Fort Bend Travis' Harrison twins. Henderson wouldn't reveal his thoughts on defending Aa...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  3. FM Marcus bests Naaman Forest in state semis

    Travis L. Brown

    AUSTIN, Texas -- To Flower Mound Marcus standout Marcus Smart, Friday's 59-34 Class 5A state semifinal win over Metroplex neighbor Garland Naaman Forest was a statement. Holding Naaman Forest (29-8) to just five points in the first quarter was jus...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  4. Marcus Smart returns to state as better player

    Travis L. Brown

    So much can happen to a high school athlete in just a year's time. Flower Mound Marcus basketball standout Marcus Smart headed into the 2011 boys state tournament dealing with all of the attention being one of the nation's top recruits entailed. ...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  5. FM Marcus G Smart makes McDonald's squad

    Travis L. Brown

    HIGHLAND VILLAGE, Texas -- The entire Flower Mound Marcus boys basketball team gathered after practice Thursday with family and friends at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Highland Village to celebrate the school's first McDonald's All-American. Marcus S...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  6. Luckey sparks FM Marcus rout of Plano West

    Travis L. Brown

    PLANO, Texas - The key to Flower Mound Marcus' (26-2, 8-0 District 8-5A) success isn't always found in the play of star Oklahoma State recruit Marcus Smart. Marcus always seems to have one player who answers the call and becomes a spark that ignit...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  7. Five area players earn Whataburger honors

    Travis L. Brown

    HALTOM CITY, Texas -- Despite not one area team winning an Orange Bracket championship, five area players were named to the Whataburger Tournament all-tournament team Friday. North Richland Hills was the only team to have two players selected, wit...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  8. FM Marcus' patience pays off against DeSoto

    Travis L. Brown

    HALTOM, CITY, Texas -- The battle for fifth place in the Whataburger Tournament Orange Bracket between ESPNHS Fab 50 No. 4 Flower Mound Marcus and and No. 33 DeSoto was a waiting game. Literally. With two minutes left in the third quarter, Marc...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  9. Marcus overcomes slow start to pull out win

    Travis L. Brown

    HALTOM CITY, Texas -- The always-precise machine that is the Flower Mound Marcus basketball team hit a kink in the system Wednesday. Marcus had to overcome a 23-22 halftime deficit against Justin Northwest to pull out a 45-38 win and advance in th...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  10. 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth area high school sports year in review

    Travis L. Brown

    High schools year in review: State titles, blue-chip recruits and a furry critter.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  11. Gray has respect from Marcus basketball pals

    Travis L. Brown

    LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Imagine a basketball team that combined Marcus Smart, Phil Forte and ... Johnathan Gray? Well, it happened ... for the past 10 years. These three North Texas and national athletic standouts grew up playing AAU basketball to...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  12. FM Marcus knocks off nation's No. 4 hoops team

    Travis L. Brown

    LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Flower Mound Marcus came up with the big shots when they were needed most to pull out a 42-40 win over Montrose Christian (Md.), the No. 4 team in the nation, on Thursday night in front of a packed house at Lewisville High School...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  13. FM Marcus trio sign basketball letters of intent

    Travis L. Brown

    FLOWER MOUND, Texas -- Oklahoma State is getting a set of basketball twins from Flower Mound Marcus next season. They're not be related by blood, but the connection Marcus Smart and Phil Forte have on the court goes well beyond teammates or even f...

    Blog | November 09, 2011