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May 29, 2018, 2:40 pm

The Numbers Game

Belleville junior football-recruit Devontae Dobbs recently got bumped up to 5-star prospect status. Some experts peg Dobbs, a 6-foot-5, 275 pound offensive tackle, the No. 1 recruit in the state’s Class of 2019. He currently has close to three dozen offers from power conference programs at the next level to peruse.


May 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Five For Fighting – Burney’s Top Freshmen Boys Basketball Players In The State

1 Legend Geeter (River Rouge F) – Could end up being an all-time program great in a pretty storied program 2 Julian Roper (Birmingham DCD G) – Tireless motor and a nose for the bottom of the net make for a very special Yellowjackets talent 3 Jaden Akins (Farmington G) – Lethal weapon in the making at the ...


May 23, 2018, 10:15 am

Weem’s Surprises the Recruiting Scene with DePaul Commitment

A decision that sent shock waves throughout the nation’s recruiting scene, New Haven basketball superstar Romeo Weems, one of the top boys junior hoopsters in the country, committed to Big East basement-dweller DePaul Tuesday. The Blue Demons haven’t made the NCAA Tournament in more than a decade.   Weems, a 6-foot-7 small forward, is the frontrunner for the state of Michigan’s 2019 ...


May 21, 2018, 3:00 pm

Mo Joiner has decided to join the Spartans basketball family.

  The Saginaw Hertiage girls hoops star committed to Michigan State over the weekend. Joiner is a flashy, yet fundamentally and versatile floor general fresh off leading her Hawks club to a Class A state crown. She’s considered a top candidate for the state’s 2019 Miss Basketball award. Last year as a junior, Joiner dotted the stat sheet for 16 points, 8 ...


May 21, 2018, 10:30 am

Men On The Move – Gridders To Know In Class Of 2019

Here’s a list of a half-dozen junior football recruits ready to breakout big time, both in their respective recruiting and their upcoming senior campaigns on the gridiron: Ruke Orhorhoro (River Rouge DE) – Maybe the hottest prospect on the defensive side of the ball in the state right now, with Clemson, Michigan State and Penn State ...


May 10, 2018, 11:55 am

WL Western junior Sam Johnson commits to Boston College, Muskegon lineman commits to LSU

      Football Standout Walled Lake Western junior quarterback Sam Johnson committed to Boston College this week. The 6-4 Johnson is rated a 4-star prospect by ESPN. He chose BC over Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Syracuse. Last fall, he racked up 2,150 yards and 23 touchdowns through the air for an 8-2 Western club that ...


May 7, 2018, 3:38 pm

Basketball recruiting and Catholic League coaching changes: Lamar Norman signs with Duquesne, Bryce Washington to Penn

    Sealing the deal There was a slew of late signings on the boys basketball front this week. Wyoming Godwin Heights point guard Lamar Norman signed with Duquesne, Novi point guard Trendon Hankerson signed with Northern Illinois, Plymouth floor general Anthony Crump signed with Middle Tennessee State, Paw Paw shooting guard Luke Toliver signed ...


May 3, 2018, 12:10 pm

Zeeland East lineman commits to MSU; Paw Paw lineman commits to U-M

    Zeeland East junior defensive end Adam Berghorst committed to Michigan State this week. Berghorst (6-7, 255 pounds) is the Spartans’ seventh grab for their 2019 recruiting class and is expected to play baseball when he gets to East Lansing as well. He had 75 tackles and recorded 7 sacks last fall as part ...


April 30, 2018, 12:38 pm

McArthur of Cousino de-commits to Clemson, opens up recruiting process

Hardwood Hankerings DI Notes Warren Cousino all-state junior wing Kate McArthur recently de-committed from Clemson and opened back up her recruitment. McArthur could be the best pure shooter in the state and is an early candidate for the 2019 Miss Basketball award. As a fab frosh, she started on Cousino’s 2016 Class A state championship ...