Photos by Leslie MinoraJakadrien Turner, home at last, with grandmother Lorene on her right and mother Johnisa on her leftAt 11 a.m. Friday morning, Lorene Turner got the call: Her granddaughter, Jakadrien Turner, who had run away from her Oak Cliff home and her life as a student at Kimball H ... More >>
Photo by Todd Overman/Courtesy Dallas Independent School DistrictDistrict 6 trustee Carla Ranger and the state-champion Kimball High School basketball team back in MarchLeft a few messages for Dallas Independent School District board trustee Carla Ranger yesterday, but never heard back. No matter ... More >>
Back in December I directed your attention to The Tobolowsky Files, a podcast during which a certain Kimball High School and SMU grad offers a serialized account of his life story. The "final" episode of the first "season" ran a couple of weeks ago; in it, Stephen talks about coming back to Dallas r ... More >>
Much thanks to Friend of Unfair Park "Mike," who, in the comments to the Greggo item below, directs our attention to a podcast by a certain Kimball High School and SMU grad best known, perhaps, as Ned Ryerson. He's been at it for two months, looks like, but Stephen Tobolowsky's Tobolowsky Files, ... More >>
I know, let's raid the rich basketball heritage of SMU and the Memphis Grizzlies! Take the White Out to yesterday's speculative depth chart and dust off Laura Miller's old parade plans, your Dallas Mavericks just signed ... drum roll ... Quintin Ross! Starred at Kimball High School. Starred a ... More >>
Filter has a Q&A this morning with The Greatest of All Dallas-Born Actors, Stephen Tobolowsky. And while the man's nothing short of The Greatest of All Interview Subjects, he does recount here one tale I've never heard before -- about the time he reunited his old Kimball High School band mate Stevi ... More >>
Yeah, we were smiling before the season too. Then Matt Doherty rolled out the rock, and that was that. In the middle of his desk at Moody Coliseum, SMU basketball coach Matt Doherty displays a large cinder block inscribed with "RTC" and signed by every member of his team and staff. "Respect, trust a ... More >>
Think SMU hasn't produced a decent NBA player since, oh, Jon Koncak? Don't sell that load of Peruna droppings to the league's two-time MVP. That's because Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash is getting his mane all tangled up in a former Mustang named Quinton Ross. In Thursday night's Game 6 of the Suns- ... More >>
OK, so let's hear it. It's been a week since SMU fired basketball coach Jimmy Tubbs and promised the reasons went far beyond the wrist-slap NCAA violations of buying players hamburgers and lending them cups of laundry detergent. If there's more to the story--and there'd better be--it's time for outg ... More >>
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