Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Former Saint Gunned Down in Connecticut
06/26/2011

Former Saint basketball player Donell Allick was shot and killed in Connecticut Friday.  Allick transferred to Seward from Providence and played on the 2003 Seward team.  He then transferred to Louisiana Tech.  Here is the story from the New Haven Independent.

Shots rang out on Diamond Street early Friday morning, ending the life of 31-year-old Donell Allick, a former rising basketball star from New Haven.

Allick is the 16th homicide victim of the year.

Police spokesman Officer Joe Avery said the police responded at 1:45 a.m. Friday to 201 Diamond St., on a report of a person shot. Police arrived to find Allick with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he died of his injuries, one week before his 32nd birthday.

The Major Crimes Unit is investigating. Police are asking anyone with information to call 203-946-6304 or the tips line at 203-946-2875.

According to the website of the Providence College Friars, where Alleck played basketball in 2002, his nickname was “Say-My-Name” and he was a former player at Hillhouse High. (In New Haven he was known as “D-Nice.”) Another website, RealGM Basketball, indicates that Allick later played for Louisiana Tech and was an unselected member of the 2006 NBA draft.

Hillhouse Principal Kermit Carolina Friday remembered Allick as “a very talented,” “charming young man” who was a “leader on the court” and “had a great deal of potential.”

Allick just got out of jail a month ago, Carolina said. Allick was convicted in 2006 on a drug-dealing charge, then in 2010 of violating probation.

Allick was trying to make up for that mistake and straighten out his life in the past month, according to Carolina. He had returned to school to receive his needed last college credit and was regularly showing up at his son’s K-8 school to check on his progress with teachers Carolina said.

“He was trying to be the best father he could be and try to put his life back on track,” Carolina said. “He was trying to gain the trust of people. He knew that would take some time to do. He admitted to that. He took responsibility for his bad decision. He was trying to make amends for it.”

 
© New Haven Independent
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
Saints and Lady Saints Dominant in Dodge City
Seward County offices closing at 12 noon Monday
Hook-Gray's Ghost Stories Coming October 26
Sanders Credits Cornelsen and Hinkle
Western Texas Head Coach Joins Zollinger
Tomlinson Goes in 12th to Giants
It's Barrios to the Bayou
So Grand to be Green
A Mother's Day Mismatch
Two Coaches Leaving Seward
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Mother, Boyfriend Arrested In Death of A Turpin Child
Local Director Sets Auditions For Seventh Movie
Oklahoma Woman Injured In Weekend Crash
No Child Left Behind: Kansas Gets Waiver, Oklahoma Loses Theirs
Hugoton FFA Chapter Attends State Conference for Chapter Leaders
Murdock To Replace Blackwell In Oklahomas 61st District
Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves Taxiway Improvements
Sublette Looks to Kraft More Wins in 2014  
2014 Community Health Fair set for Oct. 4
A Makeover in Meade  
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Non-Injury Accident Reported Tuesday Afternoon
Mother, Boyfriend Arrested In Death of A Turpin Child
Jayhawk League Adds Two Teams and Commissioner
Oklahoma Woman Injured In Weekend Crash
Redskins Open with Win Over West
Aggies Set to Rev it Up on the Road
Seward Stumbles in Final Day at Vernon
Seward Spikers Split in Vernon
Action Begins in First Week of September at LHS
Hugoton Schools Receives Special Innovative District Status
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group