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August 15, 2019, 12:31 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Trio of star senior rushers still on the recruiting board in Indiana

These three seniors are absolute studs rushing the rock and still available on the college football recruiting market: Kenny Tracey (5-foot-11, 190 pounds, Decatur Central) — Slippery all-purpose back with game-breaking potential on every touch. He’s a standout in the classroom too. The upside for this kid is on the moon — a three-star prospect ...

Football

August 15, 2019, 11:13 am

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Brownsburg QB Ben Easters settles on Kansas for college

On the heels of a stellar offseason and with his junior campaign on the prep gridiron looming, Brownsburg quarterback Ben Easters got his college plans in order this week by committing to Kansas. New Jayhawks coach Les Miles offered the cannon-armed, 6-foot-3 field general in June. In his first year as a varsity starter in ...

Football

August 14, 2019, 3:31 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Five transfer WRs who could catch on quickly in new spots

Here’s a look at five impact transfers on the football field in Metro Detroit this fall from the wide receiver position: Robert Army (6-foot-1, 175 pounds, Southfield A&T Jr.) — This three-star recruit is a slick route runner, has wheels and soft hands. In other words, he’s STRICTLY BUSINESS when he’s balling out. Comes over ...

Football

August 12, 2019, 11:06 am

MIDWEST RECRUITING: A trio of Metro Detroit senior safeties to know for 2019

Here are three senior safeties in Metro Detroit ready for big seasons on the prep gridiron: Ralph Donaldson (Birmingham Groves) — Maybe the best natural instinct in the secondary of anybody in his league (OAA White). This 6-foot-0, 190-pound free safety is flawless with his fundamentals at the position and is always thinking two steps ...

Football

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’ ...

July 2, 2019, 1:36 pm

Eleven Michigan players earn all-North Region honors from National Fastpitch Coaches Association

Eleven Michigan players were honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association with all-region honors, announced Tuesday, five of them earning first-team All-North Region. Division 1 runner-up Howell led all Michigan teams with four honorees, three of them on the first team, while D1 semifinalist Clarkston had three second-teamers. Richland Gull Lake, Portage Central, Walled Lake ...

Golf

July 1, 2019, 1:50 pm

The MIGCA’s 2019 boys golf all-state teams, led by Mr. Golf, Grosse Pointe South’s Coalter Smith

2019 Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association All-State Boys Golf Teams 2019 MR. GOLF: Coalter Smith, Sr., Grosse Pointe South SUPER TEAM Jack Brockie, Jr., Hanover-Horton Charlie DeLong, Sr., DeWitt Erik Fahlen, Sr., NorthPointe Christian Austin Fauser, Sr., Clinton Mitch Lowney, Sr., Clarkston Everest Collegiate Coalter Smith, Sr., Grosse Pointe South Brad Smithson, Sr., Grand Rapids Forest ...

Track and Field

June 27, 2019, 2:01 pm

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association’s 2019 Dream Teams, with Mr. and Ms. Michigan Track and Field

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association’s Dream Teams for 2019 GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD DREAM TEAM 2019 LONG JUMP — Kennedy Jackson, Jr., Walled Lake Western — (18-feet-10.5) DISCUS — Belle Okoroafo, Soph., East Kentwood — (140-feet-10) SHOT PUT — Sarah Marvin, Soph., Byron — (44-feet-11.5) HIGH JUMP — Elizabeth Knoll, Jr., Muskegon Mona Shores — (5-feet-6) POLE VAULT — ...