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Mavericks Gets a Win in Another Nail-Biter

Nail Bitter Calvin Coolidge was the 30th U.S. president and the lead the nation during the roaring twenties that was full of dynamic social and cultural change. He mentioned that nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not;

SW Athletes Get Huge YES Prep Recognition

SW Athletes are recognized during the YES Prep Senior Spotlight Seris. The  Senior Spotlight Series follows YES Prep seniors as they set goals for their futures, apply to colleges, and make one of the biggest decisions of their lives. In this installment, you’ll meet seniors from one of our ten campuses with graduating classes. Below, you’ll meet seniors

Varsity Lady Mavs Season Updates!

Learning Together 11/7/17 vs Beren Academy Stars Lady Mavs faced Beren Academy Stars for their pre-season opener. Beren Academy is a tall athletic and aggressive team and the Lady Mavs battled point for point in the beginning but struggled as the game continued to find a rhythm. With a few new faces including Senior Liavonni

Slow Start puts Mavericks in a 25 Point Deficit

In my 17 years of coaching, I never witness a game that players showed no effort to win. As a competitive person, it drives me up the wall when players to do not compete. The point of joining a team is to work together for a common goal. You only meet those goals with hard

Miss Free Throws and Lack of Execution Downs Mavericks

The truth about basketball is that we cannot be great at man defense, zone defense, fast break transition, motion offense, rebounding, passing, pressing, and so on. We will be either poor or mediocre in all those areas. There just is not enough time in practice to cover all areas. As a coach, if I emphasize

Freshman Sensation, Ealy leads Mavericks past White Oak

When Travis Ealy joined the varsity team as 8th grader last year, many worry about how he would adjust to players being faster and stronger. How would he find his game with seniors that has been leading the team the past two years? He had trouble fitting in but soon adjusted to being a big

A Picture Says a 1,000 Words

A Picture Says a 1,000 Words When we look up the word “practice”, it is defined as a repeated exercise in or performance of activity or skill to acquire or maintain proficiency. That is one of the important aspects of playing sports no matter the level. As coaches, we preach practice just like you would

New Season, New Lady Mavs

The Lady Mavs played their season opener against the Lady Gaints of Yes Prep Southside. With majority returners, the Mavs were excited to get the season started once again. The Mavs started off strong by securing the lead in the first half, but struggled with scoring in the second half. Mavericks fall to the Giants

All Teams Schedule: Week of November 13 – November 19

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Yes Prep Southwest High School, November 13 – November 19 MONDAY November 13, 2017 No events happening TUESDAY November 14, 2017 5:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball @ YES Prep Northside SCHEDULE 6:00 PM Boys Varsity Basketball @ YES Prep Northside SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY November 15, 2017 No events

2017-2018 Maverick Nation Basketball Rosters

As Volleyball ends, Basketball begins, and Soccer is right around the corner! After two grueling Saturday tryout dates, the rosters for all of our basketball teams are ready to be announced. MS Boys Basketball will depend on some key 8th graders to become the leaders of the team and some talented seventh graders to be