Modesto Junior College football coach Sam Young, who guided the Pirates with a steady hand for 15 seasons and was a part of the staff for 24 years, announced his resignation Sunday night. He will exit as the winningest coach in school history.
Shortly after Dr. Darrell Floyd started his new position in June as Enid Public Schools' superintendent, he took a tour of the football facilities at the Irv Honigsberg Fieldhouse, next door to D. Bruce Selby Stadium, the home of the Enid Plainsmen.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell and Bobby Hunter scored 12 points apiece as Illinois State's balanced attack toppled Old Dominion 64-45 on Sunday night, advancing the Red Birds to the championship game of the Paradise Jam tourney.
Norman Powell scored a game-high 24 points as all five starters finished in double figures for the UCLA Bruins in a 77-63 win over the Long Beach State 49ers in a non-conference battle at Pauley Pavilion.