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August 9, 2019, 5:26 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: South Bend St. Joseph hooper JR Konieczny is sizzling up the charts

Hooping his way up the recruiting charts, South Bend St. Joseph’s Doug (JR) Konieczny is killing it this summer on the hardwood. His soft shooting touch and tenacious work ethic baseline-to-baseline are on full display for all to see. Well, mainly scouts with scholarships to dole out. The hard-nosed, lanky 6-foot-7 junior wing has collected ...

Baseball

August 6, 2019, 11:43 am

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Led by ‘Baby Eaglets,’ OLSM baseball’s future is blindingly bright

The “Baby Eaglets” continue to chirp through the offseason. After helping lead Orchard Lake St. Mary’s to a Division 2 state baseball title in their first year of high school ball back in the spring, the vaunted Eaglets underclassmen are still making noise this summer. Brock Porter and Jack Crighton committed to major universities and ...

Football

June 12, 2019, 11:57 am

MIDWEST RECRUITING: De La Salle’s Toutant flips from Penn State to Ohio State; Walled Lake Northern’s Arnoldi picks WMU

A couple of big nasties from the Mitten made moves in the recruiting game in recent days. Warren De La Salle offensive lineman Grant Toutant flipped from Penn State to Ohio State over the weekend and Walled Lake Northern offensive lineman Kyle Arnoldi committed to Western Michigan. The behemoth Toutant (6-foot-7, 325 pounds) is a four-star prospect and the ...

Football

June 12, 2019, 11:56 am

MIDWEST RECRUITING: New Palestine’s Maxen Hook, West Lafayette’s Harrison Truitt choose Mid-American Conference destinations

They’ve got brains and brawn. The complete package — a scary combination on the gridiron. Two of the IHSAA’s smartest football players made college connections in the past week as New Palestine senior safety Maxen Hook committed to Toledo and West Lafayette senior wide receiver Harrison Truitt committed to Miami (OH). These two game-changing talents outthink the competition as ...

Football

June 9, 2019, 7:00 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: West Washington’s Caleb Murphy wastes no time, picks Indiana football

The offer was gold, the commitment was lightning fast. West Washington defensive end Caleb Murphy committed to Indiana University on the spot while camping in Bloomington and getting an offer from Coach Allen this past week. This kid is a real diamond in the rough, the kind of ferocious competitor who has an endless motor and ...