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February 26, 2020, 11:51 am

Hoosiers grab another in-state star, getting commitment from Reitz’s Khristian Lander

Chalk up another win for Indiana University in the in-state recruiting war on the hardwood. Evansville Reitz junior point guard Khristian Lander committed to Archie Miller and the Hoosiers Tuesday night, giving Miller one more impressive grab in a string of in-state commits over the past couple years. Lander (6-foot-2, 165) is a five-star floor general who might graduate early and enroll at ...

Football

February 16, 2020, 12:37 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Class of ‘21 Close-ups — Rising high, rising fast

A half dozen high risers on the football field in Indiana’s junior class: • Austin Booker (Center Grove DE) — Epitome of a closer coming off the edge.  • Henry Hesson (Avon QB) — Accuracy, intelligence and X-Factor in the pocket. • Jo Jo Johnson (Merrillville WR) — Everything you could want in a big-play ...

Basketball

February 13, 2020, 1:56 pm

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: The Fab Frosh Report — Young Indiana ballers you need to know

These three freshmen guards are setting the court afire with their play this season in the Hoosier State: Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn (McCutcheon 6-0) — Tickling the twine for 20 points per game, Gibb-Lawhorn is a total pit bull of a point guard. Ashton Williamson (Calumet New Tech 6-2) — Super smooth, versatile combo guard who is ...

Football

February 3, 2020, 10:23 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Three to get ready — Stock rising for Michigan defensive trio

These three football prospects on defense are seeing increased recruiting interest this winter; Josh Burnham (Traverse City Central 6-3, 200 Soph. LB) — One of the offseason’s hottest commodities in the state’s sophomore class, Burnham is the prototype of a new-era outside linebacker, strong, sleek, rangy and fast. Michigan State and Wisconsin both offered in the last week. Iowa came ...

Basketball

February 3, 2020, 12:12 am

The Carson Effect — Crispus Attucks junior Jaylen Carson jets toward stardom

Jaylen Carson is coming along fast as a prospect out of the front court for Indianapolis city champ Crispus Attucks. The length, the hunger, the hops, the finishing ability around the rim, they’re all there. The 6-foot-7 junior had a game for the ages last week, totaling 26 points and 15 rebounds in the Tigers’ ...

Football

February 2, 2020, 11:55 pm

Decatur Central’s Kenny Tracy chooses Miami (OH) for football on eve of signing day

The gridiron it is. Decatur Central’s Kenny Tracy will play football in college at Miami (OH), choosing the RedHawks 72 hours before National Signing Day and over the chance to play hoops at the next level.  Before announcing his commitment to Miami (OH) through his social media platforms Sunday night, Tracy was the final three-star ...

Football

January 30, 2020, 10:59 am

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Michigan football recruiting notebook — OLSM’s Arnold To BC, EK’s Brown to BG, WL Northern’s Smith to WMU

Commitments: Kam Arnold (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 6-foot-0, 185 CB/WR) – Arnold will sign with Boston College next week. This 3-star prospect is the consummate playmaker on both sides of the pigskin. He will probably play in the defensive backfield in the ACC. Gabriel Brown (East Kentwood 6-5, 290 OL) – Brown has decided to ...

Basketball

January 28, 2020, 12:51 pm

Burney goes grade-by-grade across the MHSAA for some shout-outs:

Class of 2023 “Little Chuck” Bailey (Birmingham Groves G) — Has the ruggedness of his dad’s game, but plays on the perimeter, can make it rain from downtown and has a primetime mentality. See Friday’s game-winner 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Southfield A&T. Malik Olafioye (Ecorse G) — The best freshman you don’t know ...