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November 19, 2018, 10:30 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Eisenhower’s Ian Kennelly kicks off GVSU football’s 2019 class

Grand Valley State snagged its first football recruit for the Class of 2019 when Utica Eisenhower senior safety Ian Kennelly committed to the Lakers over the weekend.  Finishing 2018 with a 10-2 mark, GVSU is a DII power out of the GLIAC and usually fills its recruiting class late once the DI crops have pretty ...

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November 19, 2018, 9:40 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: OLSM’s Bowman bound for Wisconsin, UDJ’s Friday to Ivy League

Going next level Orchard Lake St. Mary’s junior guard Lorne Bowman committed to Wisconsin and Detroit U-D Jesuit senior guard Daniel Friday committed to Brown, while River Rouge senior power forward Danny Few signed with Lake Superior State. Bowman (6-foot-2) and Friday (6-foot-3) are the best the Catholic League has to offer out of the ...

Football

November 12, 2018, 11:55 am

Burney’s Top 10 WRs In Farmington Hills Harrison football history

1 Ricky Bryant (Class of 1999) — The definition of a deep threat. 2 Aaron Burbridge (Class of 2012) — Lethal skill set, scary consistency. 3 Agim Shabaj (Class of 2002) — Sizzled, slayed, soared, scorched earth … any questions? 4 Devin Funchess (Class of 2012) — FREAK OF NATURE!! The FUNCHISE Lives and THRIVES ...

Football

November 11, 2018, 1:10 pm

Burney’s top 10 QBs in Farmington Hills Harrison football history

1 Mill Coleman (Class of 1990) — One of the all-time MHSAA greats, could do it all and did it with flair and ferocity.    2 Drew Stanton (Class of 2002) — Perfection in the pocket as a prepster, has been in the NFL for over a dozen years. 3 Jevon Shaw (Class of 2015) ...

Football

November 5, 2018, 7:05 pm

Burney’s Top 10 RBs in Farmington Hills Harrison football history

1 John Miller (Class of 1985) — Along with Mill the Thrill, the face of the franchise. … Just a gamer in every way possible, ran with a ton of heart. 3 Marcus Woods (Class of 2003) — Program’s all-time leading rusher with an eye-popping 4,803 career yards. 2 Jason Granger (Class of 1996) — ...

Basketball

November 1, 2018, 1:10 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Country Day’s Jasmine Powell continues Detroit pipeline to Minnesota

The pipeline from Detroit to the University of Minnesota women’s basketball program continues to bear fruit for the Golden Gophers on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday, Birmingham Detroit Country Day combo guard Jasmine Powell committed to play her college hoops at Minnesota, following in the footsteps of Country Day alum Destiny Pitts, who currently starts ...

Basketball

October 30, 2018, 3:05 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Pair of state’s best snipers, Blackwell and Jergens, commit in-state at OU and CMU

Two of the state’s best shooters on the basketball court found homes at the Division I college level over the weekend and both are staying in Michigan: East Kentwood’s Alona Blackwell committed to Oakland University and Marcellus Howardsville Christian’s Dylan Jergens committed to Central Michigan. Blackwell connected on 45 percent of her 3-point bombs last ...

Basketball

October 26, 2018, 1:10 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Burney’s basketball bonanza of offseason news and quick hits

Putting it in stone Lamonta Stone is once again the new head boys basketball coach at River Rouge. Stone begins his third tenure at the helm of the tradition-steeped program where he played and won two state titles on the bench in the late 1990s (Class B state crowns in 1998 and 1999). He replaces ...

Football

October 24, 2018, 1:30 pm

MIDWEST RECRUITING: Purdue scoops up Cass’ Graham, De La Salle’s Toutant rising fast

Recruiting news & notes from around Michigan’s gridiron scene:   The Perfect day Detroit Cass Tech senior quarterback Jalen Graham powered his Technicians squad to a PSL title Friday, then a few hours later committed to play his college ball in the Big Ten at Purdue. Cass Tech demolished defending champ Detroit King, 42-8, in a ...