• Riders end storybook season

    Riders end storybook season

    Roosevelt played like champions, but No. 1-ranked Central Catholic played near-flawlessly in defeating RHS 85-76 to win the state title before a sellout crowd of 4,852 at the Chiles Center on March 9. Roosevelt controlled most of the first half leading at halftime 43-36 but Central Catholic switched to a zone defense in the second…

  • Roughriders end storybook season

    Roughriders end storybook season

    Roosevelt played like champions, but No. 1-ranked Central Catholic played near-flawlessly in defeating RHS 85-76 to win the state title before a sellout crowd of 4,852 at the Chiles Center on March 9. The Riders controlled most of the first half leading at halftime 43-36 but Central Catholic switched to a zone defense in the…

  • Boy Riders edge Jefferson 69-65 for PIL lead

    Boy Riders edge Jefferson 69-65 for PIL lead

    No. 3-state-ranked Roosevelt narrowly led Jefferson 67-65 with eight seconds remaining in the game, when Rider guard Utrillo Morris zinged a pass to wide-open Demir Johnson for a thunderous, climatic final dunk and 69-65 win at home before a capacity-crowd of 900 people.  The Rider boys edged the Demos, the No. 9-ranked team in the…