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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

Victory Is Ours!

Sometimes in sports, it is not about how you start it is about how you finish! That is truly the case with our MS Lady Mavs who after a two-day tournament brought home the 3rd place trophy out of 20 in the HCAL tournament over the past weekend. In the first round of the tournament, the Lady

Senior Night Win!!!

The desire to change and improve is noticed over time. It takes a lot of work and it was what we witnessed the week of October 23-27. It was a busy week for the Lady Mavs with three important games in one week and only one practice. On Monday, October 23, the Lady Mavs played

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 30 – November 5

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Yes Prep Southwest High School, October 30 – November 5 MONDAY October 30, 2017 TBA Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball vs. Playoffs SCHEDULE TBA Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Playoffs SCHEDULE TUESDAY October 31, 2017 No events happening WEDNESDAY November 01, 2017 No events happening THURSDAY November 02, 2017