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January 9, 2020, 12:15 pm

Burney’s January power rankings for Michigan’s 2020 Mr. Basketball race

Mr. Basketball January Power Rankings 1 Lorne Bowman (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s G) — Best player on the best team in the state. 2 Carlos “Scooby” Johnson (Benton Harbor F) — Perfect combination of power and finesse. 3 Ryan Rollins (Macomb Dakota G) — Dark horse dandy making a push up the leader board with ...

Football

December 16, 2019, 2:43 pm

Mo Knows Quarterbacks — Ranking the Bloomington South Pocket Princes

The great Mo Moriarity retired last week, leaving quite a legacy for himself on the prep gridiron in the state of Indiana. In two separate stints at Bloomington South, coach Mo was the gold standard on the sidelines (two state titles) and the Panthers produced some mighty fine quarterbacks on his watch. Overall record: 305-101, three ...

Basketball

November 12, 2019, 2:12 pm

Looking for a crowning achievement: Crown Point lady hoopsters hungry for state title

Northwest Indiana has some hardwood queens that want another state crown to add to their regal name. The Crown Point backcourt of sophomore phenom Jessica Carrothers and senior gunner Dash Shaw is downright spooky. The frontcourt of the Stoddard sisters is sinister. As in, they will have defenders seeing ghosts and running for help all ...

Basketball

January 21, 2020, 1:13 pm

Top boys basketball games in Michigan for Jan. 21-27, 2020

With conference play in full swing, the next week has plenty of key matchups for league ascendancy on the slate. Non-conference play may not have gone the way some teams wanted, but now the real goals begin to come into focus, as league titles are up for grabs. Here are some of the top boys ...

Basketball

January 21, 2020, 12:13 pm

Top girls basketball games in Michigan for Jan. 21-27, 2020

With conference play in full swing, the next week has plenty of key matchups for league ascendancy on the slate. Non-conference play may not have gone the way some teams wanted, but now the real goals begin to come into focus, as league titles are up for grabs.   Here are some of the top ...

Hockey

January 16, 2020, 12:04 pm

HOCKEY: The complete, 42-game schedule for the MIHL Prep Hockey Showcase

The 20th annual Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League Prep Hockey Showcase, featuring 42 top-ranked high school teams from around Michigan, as well as Wisconsin and Ohio, is coming up in a couple of weeks. A total of 42 games will be played on the three ice surfaces of Trenton’s Kennedy Recreation Center between the evening of ...

Basketball

January 18, 2020, 7:56 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Burney’s Fab Frosh Dirty Dozen — Baby Baller Love Fest

The best freshman boys hoopsters Burney has watched ball out in Michigan this season: 1 Curtis Williams Jr. (Birmingham Brother Rice F) — High-wattage talent on the wing dripping with finesse, whale of a college prospect. 2 Braelon Green (Ypsilanti Lincoln G/F) — Electric playmaker, explosive finisher. 3 Sonny Wilson (U-D Jesuit G) — Lightning ...

Basketball

January 14, 2020, 4:48 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Pike guard Davion Bailey has raised recruiting stock as a senior

Playing the role of a basketball ninja, Pike senior guard Davion Bailey has stealthily turned himself into a must-see talent. Bailey is doing all the right things on the hardwood this winter to raise his recruiting stock and make himself a true college hoop commodity. The 6-foot-2 combo guard has upped his scoring average from ...

Basketball

January 14, 2020, 4:14 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: SB Washington’s Mila Reynolds, Carmel’s Kate Clarke are big-time guards in Indiana’s sophomore class

South Bend Washington’s Mila Renyolds and Carmel’s Kate Clarke are intriguing college recruits out of the backcourt in the state’s sophomore class, both are big guards with big-time futures on the hardwood. Thoroughbreds, through and through. The lanky 6-foot-2 Reynolds is being touted as the next Skylar Diggins — but off the ball — and ...