Duncanville HS stripped of 2022 state basketball championship due to rules violations. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. First itll need to get past a Red Oak team that rose from one of the states toughest 5A districts. After the UIL retroactive It sure felt like 3A Region II and all of 3A in general was Madisons to lose. Coach Thrasher believes in building athletes that demonstrate strong character on the field and in the classroom and enjoys spending time with his wife, Sara, and his son, Cayden. 972-708-2173 The decision stemmed from rules that prohibit players changing schools for athletic purposes. The three-day invitational tournament is sponsored by Duncanville Lions Club, the City of Duncanville, Duncanville ISD, and the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce. The boys team's Class 6A title, which was the school's third such championship in a row, was also stripped after the UIL ruled that Duncanville had to forfeit all games in which then-senior point guard Anthony Black played. "We believe our internal disciplinary measure was both substantial and appropriate," the district said. The girls' basketball team will also be suspended for from this year's playoffs for violating recruiting rules and practice restrictions. Yes, but: The University Interscholastic League . In the summer of 2021 he transferred from Coppell to Duncanville. The game will be recorded as a 2-0 victory for McKinney. In a statement, Superintendent Dr. Marc Smith said: "I recently became aware of allegations regarding the Duncanville High School Girls Basketball coaches. North Carolina remains just on the outside of our updated bracketology with only Saturday's key game against rival Duke left on the schedule before the ACC tournament, needing at least a win against the Blue Devils and perhaps one more victory in . Black's mother, Jennifer Black, had filed a restraining order against the UIL's ruling, which allowed her son to play last season. Trevor Gammon Because of that, Duncanville is stripped of its 2022 6A state championship. Emmou scored 27 points in Summits quarterfinal win over Mansfield Timberview, last years state runner-up. But they weren't going to the playoffs anyway. Kimball a state finalist in 2021 and a semifinalist in 2022 will bring a 24-game winning streak into Fridays game. During a UIL State Executive Committee meeting on Oct. 31, Duncanville boys basketball coach David Peavy was suspended for one year for playing a student who turned out to be an ineligible player. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. As well as being a scholar athlete, Jackson was awarded the honor of Mens NCAA Player of the week and All-American honors. Coach Fahey is a 2002 graduate of Northwood University with a degree in Business Management. Coach Jacks is extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue with the winning traditions Duncanville High School. Two Duncanville High School basketball coaches have been suspended for rule violations. mpena@duncanvilleisd.org. But as far as athletics go, our boys basketball team is really good, our girls basketball team is really good, and our football team is really good. DUNCANVILLE, Texas - Duncanville High School is the No. Legend is not a strong enough title. In fact, the Panthers will be set to defend their 2020-21 title. 2022 Duncanville Pantherette Pride Girls Basketball Shootout College Coach Registration. Key Texas high school boys basketball games, computer rankings, stat leaders, schedules & scores - live & final. DUNCANVILLE, Texas Duncanville girls basketball coach LaJeanna Howard is under investigation after she allegedly violated her one-year UIL suspension, the school district announced on Tuesday. The best high school basketball team in the country last season has been stripped of its 2022 state title, according to a report by Greg Riddle at the Dallas Morning News. Coach Jackson is very thankful to be a part of the Duncanville High School family and wants to do his best to continue the successful tennis program, but more importantly to try and impact young boys and girls to be their very best in the classroom, court, and in their life pursuits. Click here to read more from our partners at the Dallas Morning News about how at TRO allowed the student to play in the championship and how the UIL retroactively deemed him ineligible Monday. Scott Fahey DUNCANVILLE, Texas (BVM) For 25 years, David Peavy has coached basketball at the high school level. Kimball, based on past and present notoriety, is your favorite to advance out of this region. The Duncanville girls basketball team had a perfect 12-0 record in district play before Duncanville ISD forced the team to forfeit its Tuesday night game against Skyline High School. Self-Morgan says the investigation had nothing to do with her decision to retire. 24 North Crowley in one semifinal while unranked Trophy Club Byron Nelson and Hebron face off in the other. In its own investigation, the Duncanville Independent School District found insufficient evidence of any wrongdoing. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown G: 0 Anthony Black: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Fr: Duncanville High School: Duncanville, Texas . 7 Amarillo which it has lost to in the fourth round each of the last two seasons in the 5A Region I semifinals, and if it wins, has the winner of El Paso Chapin/Fort Worth O.D. Coach Brookins believes in fostering a program that will be respected both in the classroom and community as much as out on the field. Coach Brookins married his wife Rhonda in 2009 and they have a son, Ryder. I dont win that award if we dont have the back-to-back-to-back seasons that we have had. "We believe our internal disciplinary measure was both substantial and appropriate. 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Duncanville High School forced to forfeit final girls' basketball game due to ongoing investigation. pic.twitter.com/vyg76gaWGT, First published on February 13, 2019 / 10:30 PM. Its not entirely uncommon, especially in D-FW, for a regional final to feel like a state championship game. I dont look at those awards and take all the credit, Peavy stated. Tony Hobbs, a coach for Bridge Basketball Skills Academy, located in Duncanville trained some athletes on last year's team. More information was not released. So consider the four teams left standing Lake Highlands, North Crowley, Trophy Club Byron Nelson and Hebron a battle-tested bunch. Three-star UTEP signee David Terrell averaged 13.8 points, and senior guard Franck Emmou averaged 13.5. According to the UIL, Coach LeJeanna Howard advertised she was having an open gym tryout back in August, two months before practices are allowed to start. Faith Family (28-3) beat Anna 77-46 and will play Sulphur Springs in the regional semifinals. In a statement, Duncanville ISD Superintendent Marc Smith said, "I recently became aware of allegations regarding the Duncanville High School girls basketball coaches. He credits their influence on helping him become who he is today. Duncanvilles girls basketball program will be on probation for the next two years. Along with Howard, the varsity girls basketball coaching staff was also placed on paid administrative leave. Itll play No. 576 Followers. If both District 11-6A teams advance past the semifinals, theyll play each other for a third time this season. The UIL also banned the varsity girls team from this season's playoffs. Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Along with the suspension, the Committee also determined that the boys basketball program forfeits all games the student played, stripping the team of their 2022 6A state championship. 109 salaries (for 56 job titles) Updated 2/20/2023. Grade levels are divided into elementary, serving students in Pre-K through four; intermediate, serving grades five and six; middle school for students in grades seven and eight; and high school for students in ninth through twelfth grades. Coach Nuno Passos is beginning his 20thyear in teaching and coaching and his thirteenthyear at Duncanville. / duncanville high school. Campus PTA meetingsare held monthly at each campus, typically inthe evening. Catch up on the day's news you need to know. NBCUniversal, Inc. Carter (30-3) beat Paris 65-36 and will play Aubrey next. Duncanville (Texas, 29-1) moved up one spot to No. It would be a special season for the squad as they would go on to win the Texas Class 6A state title with an overall record of 32-7. He was also selected as the Texas High School Soccer Coaches Regional Coach of the Year in 2014 and also the North Texas Competitive Coach of the Year. Coach Brett Duffgraduated from Duncanville High School in 1997. During Samples time there, the Skyline football team participated in the state playoffs every year accumulating 19 playoff wins in six seasons. FOX 4 reached out to the UIL for more information but did not get a response. Benjamin Thrasher grew up and attended High School in Rowlett, Texas where he played Soccer and ran Cross Country. Council PTABoard Meetings (Council Board members, local PTA Presidents) are held from 8:30-9:15 am and Council PTA General Meetings (Council Board, local PTA Presidents, Principals, another PTA representative, open to public) are held from 9:30-10:30 am. Duncanville is called the City of Champions. Faith Family has as much (if not more) star talent than any 4A team in the state. At all times that the student played at Duncanville, the player did so under a valid court order.". While at Arlington Heights she competed in volleyball, basketball, and track and field. It finished fourth in District 10-5A (with just a one-game difference between it and fifth-place Frisco Independence), but beat state-ranked Carrollton Newman Smith, Woodrow Wilson and Frisco Liberty its district champion in the first three rounds. Duncanville ISD is once again in the spotlight. The UIL state executive committee ruled that Duncanvilles boys' basketball team must forfeit all games it played with an ineligible player in the 2021-22 season including all postseason games and the 6A state championship game, which Duncanville won at a Monday hearing. The Duncanville Panthers have been stripped of their 2021-22 Class 6A Texas high school boys basketball state title and head coach David Peavy has been suspended for the upcoming season in a ruling handed down Monday by the University Interscholastic League.. He added that the move was about becoming a family and not about adding to a win column. The TABC BOYS SHOWCASE will be held at Duncanville High School and Duncanville Fieldhouse with each team/player playing three regulation . He is only the third boys soccer coach in Duncanville HS history. Self Morgan, who retired two months before the violations were announced, denied the allegations. Faheys father Bill was in professional baseball for 22 years, including 11 years as a major league catcher for the Rangers, Padres, and Tigers, and six years as a coach for the San Francisco Giants. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, Stand with us in our mission to discover and uncover the story of North Texas, Dallas-area storylines to know for 2023 UIL boys basketball regional tournaments, the states top-ranked team in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Duncanville ISD did not elaborate on what led to this most recent investigation during her suspension. Duncanville High School's athletic director, Dwight Weaver, was reprimanded over the girls team's violations. Heis a graduate of the University of North Texas and earned a degree in Kinesiology. 12 Red Oak (27-10) in one semifinal, and Frisco Memorial (20-16) will play No. In a statement, Duncanville ISD said it had already decided to issue a "substantial and appropriate disciplinary suspension" for Howard before the UIL's decision. "These are significant and unprecedented consequences for both programs, and students will suffer the most from today's decisions," said Duncanville ISD Superintendent Dr. Smith. The district currently educates more than 12,800 students at 18 campuses: nine elementary, three intermediate, three middle schools, one high school, and two alternative campuses. By clicking Sign Up, I confirmthat I have read and agreeto the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. A new district investigation caused the girls basketball coaches and former head coach to be put on leave and the team to forfeit their final game Tuesday night. 972-708-2163 This one, if Faith Family and Carter dont slip up in the semifinals, fits that bill. His coaching experience includes jobs at Wilmer Hutchins High School, Lancaster High School, Ft. Worth South Hills High School, Crowley High School and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. It has always been Coach Howard's dream to give back to the Duncanville Pantherettes and the tradition the program carries. Coach Pena is a graduate of Duncanville High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dallas Baptist University. Jerome Solomon , Staff writer. 972-708-2373 The Duncanville boys were not issued a postseason ban. The UIL and MaxPreps.com have teamed up to make results, records, team information and stats from UIL sports available using MaxPrep's sports information system. He has taken several athletes to state in cross country and track. North Carolina still out, Arizona State joins field in this week's NCAA Tournament Bracketology. Duncanville ISDs head varsity football coach has done a tremendous job of rebuilding the Duncanville football program in his sixyears with the district. The district currently educates more than 12,800 students at 18 campuses: nine elementary, three intermediate, three middle schools, one high school, and two alternative . Red Oak has four starters who averaged 10 points or more in the regular season including senior Mark Broussard, whose 8.8 assists per game led the Dallas area. 972-708-3969 972-708-2196 The Duncanville girls team is currently ranked No. The UIL announced punishments for both Duncanville's boys and girls basketball teams on Monday. The girls team ranked eleventh in the country is not the only Duncanville team suspended from post-season play. In 2014 she became the Girls Head Track and Field Coach. Ponder (32-5) dethroned Madison, the reigning 3A state champion and the TABCs No. Coach Reginald Samples quickly established a winning culture with animpressive record in 2017. The district said they respect the committee's decision regarding the punishment toward the girls program, and that it strongly disagrees with the UIL stripping away the boys state title. He coached at Kennemer Middle Schoolfrom 2005-2007 before coming to coach at Duncanville HS in 2008. When we learned about the allegations, the district immediately began an investigation.". Joined December 2020. Here are storylines to watch in regional tournaments that will be played Friday and Saturday. By clicking Sign Up, I confirmthat I have read and agreeto the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Faith Family, the states top-ranked 4A team, and Carter, ranked second, are on track for a third-straight meeting in the 4A Region II title game. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University, where he competed on the collegiate level. Earlier this morning, the UIL banned Duncanville Pantherettes girls basketball from the playoffs for one season, suspending Coach LeJeanna Howard for the rest of the school year after an alleged recruiting violation.