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January 29, 2016, 12:49 am

Field General’s Paradise: Gunning For Ford Field

Two of Metro Detroit’s premier prep football programs picked up new quarterbacks this past week, as Orchard Lake St. Mary’s has gained the services of 6-foot-5 sophomore Caden Prieskhorn and Walled Lake Western has welcomed junior John Tracey into the fold in WarriorLand. Prieskhorn started last fall at Lake Orion, Tracey started most of the ...

Football

January 27, 2016, 9:00 pm

Ashes To Ashes, Dust To Dust, Grif To Ohio

Griffin Sheposh has decided that his future lies on the college gridiron. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s two-sport stud committed to Ashland University in Ohio this week, on the heels of helping lead OLSM to a repeat state title on the football field back in November. Sheposh is a versatile and reliable playmaker of a defensive ...

Basketball

January 26, 2016, 12:19 am

Burney’s Boys BBall Rankings – Welcome To Detroit City

The All-Detroit Top 10 1. Detroit UD-Jesuit – Practically a college team, ‘NUFF SAID!! 2. Detroit East English Village – All hail the Top Two-Sport Star in the PSL Part I, Burney’s main eastside HOMEBOY Cedric Lattimore, this young man is a total beast in football & basketball, quick side note: I’ve decided to nickname ...

Football

January 25, 2016, 10:14 pm

A True Gift – Blasting Off To BALLer U

It’s a given. Berkley football star Nolan Givan is headed to the DI ranks. Heck, everyone who’s watched him compete on the prep gridiron the past few years, knows he’s worthy. Can you say PURE PLAYMAKER!! After being committed to DI-AA Fordham for the past eight months, Givan, a 6-foot-4 wideout who can stretch defenses ...

Football

January 22, 2016, 8:33 pm

Blackhawks Benefit From New Coaching Hire

The Z-Factor will now be on the sidelines at Ortonville Brandon. Brad Zube, the former head football coach at both Pontiac and Stoney Creek, accepted the OB Blackhawks position wearing the headphones earlier this week. He’ll no doubt work his magic again in his new digs, just like he did at the ‘Yak and DA ...

Basketball

January 21, 2016, 11:00 pm

Same Name, Same Rain, New Game

Practically everybody around the statewide prep hoops scene knows Ben Kelso (former Detroit Cooley star, coach, 3 state titles on the bench, retired NBA’er, etc..). Now, it’s time to introduce you to his offspring, specifically his son, Jalen. Let me give it to you straight – Jalen Kelso is a certified killer on the basketball ...

Basketball

January 20, 2016, 8:15 pm

Coming Off Big Week, C-Town Baller Brigade Proves They’re For Real

Clarkston’s boys cage crew made a lot of noise this past week. The 7-1 Wolfpack spoke volumes with their actions. TEAM FIFE grabbed four huge wins, all in double digit victories, all against high-quality opponents, including capping the effort with back-to-back DUBS versus fellow Top 10-ranked squads. First, C-Town cruised past Romulus at a showcase ...

Basketball

January 18, 2016, 8:50 pm

The Westerly Winds Carrying Warriors To Surprising Start

Burney is loving what he’s seeing from the Walled Lake Western boys hoop squad so far this winter. With new coach Denny Butcher at the helm, the Warriors are off to an impressive 7-2 start. Not bad for a club that myself and other pundits from the area really weren’t paying that much attention to ...

Basketball

January 16, 2016, 5:56 pm

Coming Into The Fold – From O-Town To C-Town

The Clarkston boys hoops program recently added Tristen Mysen into the mix. Mysen, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward, came over to the Wolfpack from Oxford. He most likely won’t be eligible to suit up for Clarkston until next season, but he’ll make a major impact when he does finally make it on to the court for ...

Basketball Football

January 13, 2016, 12:35 am

Train Tracks At The Park – The ‘D’ Factor

The Blue-Chip Express made a recent stop at Oak Park, dropping off fab frosh Dwan Mathis, a tantalizing two-sport prospect. Mathis, expected to start at quarterback for the school’s football team in the fall as a sophomore, will debut for the Knights hoops squad next week. We’re talking 6-foot-5, mean, lean, long and ridiculously athletic. ...

Football

January 11, 2016, 10:34 am

Burney’s Boys BBall Rankings – Statewide Cage Report

Burney’s Top 10 1. Detroit UD-Jesuit – The Cubbies are more like a college club than a HS squad in ‘16 2. Detroit Renaissance – Vito Jordan has his troops primed this winter, Ren is a TEN!! 3. Saginaw Arthur Hill – TIMBER!! Lumberjacks at their cutting best once again 4. Macomb Dakota – Super Soph ...