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September 19, 2017, 11:05 am

The Offseason Cage Report – Transfers, Offers and Visits

Some offseason high school hoop news and notes   West Bloomfield, a final four squad in Class A last year, will benefit from three transfers this winter.   Donovan Moore (Hillsboro, Illinois) – This 6-foot-3 junior playmaker will be one of the best out of the backcourt for the entire state in 2018   Jalon Kelso (Walled ...

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September 14, 2017, 11:15 am

Five For Fighting – Looking To Crown Another King

FIVE FOR FIGHTING – Burney’s Quarter-Mark 2017 Mr. Football Race Rankings   1. Tariq Reid (Davison Sr. RB) – Almost too good to be true at the tailback position, ENOUGH SAID!!   2. Max Wittwer (Utica Eisenhower Sr. QB) – Toughness and intelligence personified in the pocket, probably the best public school signal caller Macomb County has seen ...


September 1, 2017, 10:11 am

The Shoppers List – Gridders On The Line Left To Grab

The Top 10 uncommitted offensive lineman in the state 1 Davontae Dobbs (Belleville Jr.) – BEAST MODE 24/7   2 Logan Brown (East Kentwood Jr.) – Monstrosity of a talent in the trenches   3 Anthony Bradford (Muskegon Jr.) – Biggest upside in the whole junior class……YEAH, I SAID IT!!   4 Justin Rogers (Oak ...


August 27, 2017, 12:11 pm

The Sophomore Show Off – Premier Pigskinners In The Class of 2010

Burney’s Best In The Class of 2020   THE TOP 10 SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL PLAYERS IN THE STATE   1 Justin Rogers (Oak Park OL) – Hard to handle in every way, shape and form   2 Rashawn Williams (Detroit King WR) – The next great PSL pass catcher….’NUFF SAID!!   3 Tristen Hines (Milan QB) – Plain and simple a ...


August 25, 2017, 11:00 am

The Junior Jump Off – Premier Pigskinners In The Class of ’19

Burney’s Best In The Class of 2019   THE TOP 10 Junior Football Players In Michigan   1 Devontae Dobbs (Belleville OL) – Maybe the best offensive line prospect in the NATION!!!…….Yeah, I Said It!!!!   2 Logan Brown (East Kentwood OL) – Elite lineman recruit and the lynchpin for the East Kentwood attack up front Pt. ...


August 18, 2017, 11:00 am

Football Training Camp Report – The West Bloomfield Lakers

THE BREAKDOWN   Last year: 6-5 League: OAA Red Coach: Ron Bellamy   LAKERS Player Watch List 2017   Bryce Veasley (QB) – Bowling Green-bound signal caller with poise and precision in the pocket   Jhordan Rush & Shamar Dennis (RB) – Underrated tailback tandem   Taj Mustapha & A.J. Abbott (WR) – These Wisconsin commits are the No. ...


August 16, 2017, 4:10 pm

Football Training Camp Report – The Oak Park Knights

THE BREAKDOWN Last year: 7-4 League: OAA White Coach: Greg Carter   Knights Player Watch List 2017 Dwan Mathis (QB) – Dual-threat signal caller with MAD SWAG and an upside residing on the MOON   Corey Graham (QB) – Maybe the best backup field general in the league   Casual Goldsmith (RB) – The GOLD standard out of ...


August 11, 2017, 1:44 pm

Saying Farewell To The Mitten – GRC Star Guard Off To L.A.

Duane Washington will be playing his senior season of hoops in Los Angeles.   The 6-foot-3 floor general, one of the best boys basketball players in the state of Michigan last year, enrolled at Sierra Canyon High School in Chatsworth, California this week and has moved in with his uncle, retired NBA point guard Derek Fisher.   Last ...


August 11, 2017, 1:17 pm

Red Alert In Southfield – Star Rusher Comes Back To Town

Eric (Red) McArn returned to Southfield A&T this week for the first week of football practice. He was welcomed with open arms to say the least.   Committed to Central Michigan, the talented ball carrier transferred back into the Southfield school district after spending the end of the last school year at two-time defending Division 2 state-champion ...


June 29, 2017, 3:52 pm

From East Lansing To Ann Arbor – UofM Scoops State’s No. 1 Hoopster In EL’s Johns

East Lansing boys basketball star Brandon Johns will leave his green-and-white tinted hometown for a little more blue in his life. As in Maize and Blue.   Johns, a 6-foot-8 consensus 4-star prospect and the No. 1 player in the incoming senior class according to multiple scouting services, committed to the University of Michigan Thursday afternoon, shunning Michigan State located just down ...


June 27, 2017, 1:36 pm

On, Wisconsin….Says Another Trio Of In-State Pigskinners

The University of Wisconsin continued raiding the state’s football recruiting ranks for the Class of 2018.   The Badgers bagged three more in-state recruits in the past week, collecting commitments from Gibraltar Carlson “athlete” Jaylan Franklin and the West Bloomfield wide receiver combo of Taj Mustapha and A.J. Abbott.   Fellow incoming seniors Mike Furtney ...