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Join Lorne Plant, Scott Burnstein and Matt Mowery as they recap week 2 in Michigan High School Football. Presented by Lawrence Technological University. For more information on Lawrence Tech go to

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August 28, 2019, 5:27 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Six-pack of under-publicized South Oakland County gridiron studs

Here’s a half-dozen lesser-known football studs from the south end of Oakland County ready for big seasons on the gridiron in 2019: Jaylin Mines (Oak Park) — This junior safety is a prime time playmaker with range, instinct and athleticism. Marlon Dawson (Oak Park) — A junior linebacker with size, speed and blunt-force trauma closing ...


August 28, 2019, 4:21 pm

A trio of golden arms highlight the Indiana Week 1 QB bulletin board

These three quarterbacks showed their names need to be in the discussion for best field general in the state with fiery Week 1 efforts: Orin Edwards (Indianapolis Cathedral, 6-foot-1, 185-pound Sr.) — This dynamic dual threat out of the Circle City doesn’t get enough love in the recruiting game, but trust me he’s the REAL ...


September 4, 2019, 2:26 pm

PSL’s Douglass Academy pulls plug on season, due to lack of numbers

Due to declining enrollment and participation, Detroit Frederick Douglass Academy will not have a football team this season, after forfeiting to Detroit Community in Week 1. The school’s head football coach and athletic director, Shaheed Saleem, confirmed that news to STATE CHAMPS! in an email. Douglass’ scheduled Week 2 opponent, Zeeland East (1-0), will now ...


August 1, 2019, 2:18 pm

Catholic League temporarily switches venue for football championships

ORCHARD LAKE — While the Catholic High School League’s annual fall football media day doesn’t usually rule anyone out definitively, this year’s event emphatically delineated who won’t be going to Ford Field for the CHSL championships. And that’s everybody. Given a scheduling conflict with the venue — which is hosting the third of three days’ ...


September 19, 2019, 4:59 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Four Michigan junior defensive linemen with next-level skills

Here are four junior defensive linemen in Michigan that posses next-level playmaking ability: Warren Mott’s Tyson Watson is one of the more intriguing college football recruits in the state of Michigan’s junior class. The 6-foot-5.5 pass rusher is agile, versatile and mobile coming off the edge and already has Power 5 offers from Iowa, Iowa State ...