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November 20, 2019, 1:48 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Michigan football notebook — River Rouge’s Bulley re-opens recruiting; WB’s Hairston, OP’s Benny schedule visits

River Rouge’s De’Andre Bulley, maybe the most physical running back in Metro Detroit, is back on the recruiting market, vacating his commitment to Akron. The choice to re-open his decision process was announced on his social media accounts after his Panthers pounded Catholic League-champ Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 49-14 in a Division 3 regional title throw ...

Basketball

November 18, 2019, 10:39 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Waterford Mott’s Isaiah Jackson picks Kentucky

Waterford Mott’s Isaiah Jackson, the highest-ranked boys basketball recruit in the state, signed with Kentucky over the weekend.  The five-star power forward is considered by some scouts the best rebounder and post defender in the country. He’ll be one of the frontrunners in a heated race for Mr. Basketball in 2020. “First and foremost, this is ...

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November 14, 2019, 11:04 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Pen in hand for Indiana hoopsters — Value abounds on Signing Day

Here are four girls basketball players in Indiana inking with Division I colleges this week and providing their respective future programs great value in the prospect market for the Class of 2020. Katie Davidson (Lawrence North F) — Signing with Miami (Ohio), Davidson is a dandy on the wing, crafty and consistent. She posted 15 ...

Basketball

November 10, 2019, 12:49 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Three Indiana sophomore girls set to heat it up on the hardwood

Three sophomore girls hoopsters in Hoosierland about to have big seasons on the basketball floor in 2020: Natalie Niehaus (Castle) — Dripping with finesse on the wing, Niehaus helped spark her club to a final four appearance last year pouring 14 points and hauling down seven rebounds a game. Koryn Greiwe (Columbus East) — Maybe ...

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November 10, 2019, 11:51 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Hamilton Southeastern’s 7-foot-2 Mabor Majak picks Cleveland State for hoops

When you’re talking upside at the next level for basketball recruits in the state of Indiana, Hamilton Southeastern senior center Mabor Majak’s name comes to the forefront of the conversation.  The spry 7-foot-2 fly swatter in the middle committed to Cleveland State over the weekend, giving the Vikings maybe the most value in a single prospect for their ...

Football

November 7, 2019, 5:25 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Burney’s half-dozen most underrated QBs in Michigan

The most underrated half-dozen quarterbacks in the state: (in alphabetical order) Markis Alexander (Birmingham Groves Sr.) — Coldblooded in the clutch, so much command in the huddle its downright sick. Caden Broersma (Muskegon Mona Shores Sr.) — The best in the west. Christian Dhue-Reid (Belleville Jr.) — This kid is pure magic running an offense. Jake ...

Basketball

November 6, 2019, 4:59 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Burney shouts out a pair of sleeper Indiana Miss Basketball contenders

Hamilton Southeastern All-American candidate Sydney Parrish (Oregon) and the Northwestern dynamic duo of Madison Layden (Purdue) and Kendall Bostic (Michigan) are the clear frontrunners for Indiana’s Miss Basketball this winter. Here are two sleepers in the race to pay attention to with the 2020 season tipping off this week.  Don’t look past this pair of ...

Basketball

November 1, 2019, 4:25 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Edison’s Elliott picks Clemson, Kent City’s Bowers to Illinois St., A&T’s McEvans shuffles to Buffalo

Detroit Edison senior Gabby Elliott kept spoofing her Twitter followers for weeks, posting herself in different jerseys, with the hashtag #notcommitted. Until she finally posted a video on Oct. 23 with her dancing in a blue Clemson No. 5 jersey, right after tweeting out a graphic of her wearing orange Clemson gear, with the big, ...

Basketball

October 31, 2019, 3:53 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Three Indiana junior girls hoopsters on the verge of becoming high major recruits

Here’s a look at three junior girls basketball players from the state of Indiana on the verge of going from mid-major to high-major in the college recruiting game: Kaitlyn Costner (Mishawaka Penn) — Maybe the most anticipated impact transfer in Hoosierland for the 2020 campaign, Costner comes over from Elkhart Central where she logged 16 points ...