August 2, 2021

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Quinn Ewers reportedly skipping senior year, enrolling early at Ohio State

High school football’s top-rated quarterback recruit is reportedly a high school student no longer. Southlake Carroll star signal-caller Quinn Ewers will skip his senior year of high school and enroll early at Ohio State to take advantage of NIL opportunities at the collegiate level. The news was first reported by Inside Texas managing editor Justin…

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Five-star CB Jaheim Singletary decommits from Ohio State

Ohio State’s 2022 recruiting class was dealt a major blow on Sunday, as five-star Jacksonville (Fla.) Robert E. Lee cornerback Jaheim Singletary backed off his commitment to the Buckeyes. Singletary’s decommitment comes after he spent the weekend on an unofficial visit to the University of Miami. “First off, I would like to thank the entire…

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Where each first round pick in 2021 NBA draft played high school basketball or overseas

The NBA was infused with an abundance of promising talent in the 2021 NBA draft on Thursday. It was not too long ago that the NBA’s newest brightest stars were dominating at their respective high schools and internationally, though. Long before the college and international stardom that led them to be drafted in the first…

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Report: Quinn Ewers leaning towards skipping senior year of high school and enrolling at Ohio State this year

I know there’s been some pretty crazy news in the world of college football lately, but I have to admit, this one that involves Ohio State, I did not see coming. It’s far from a done deal, but according to Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, 5-star 2022 quarterback commit Quinn Ewers is leaning towards skipping his…

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Arch Manning concludes summer visit schedule with trip to Ole Miss

Five-star New Orleans (La.) Isidore Newman quarterback Arch Manning is wrapping up his summer visit schedule at a school he and his family are all too familiar with. Manning arrived at Ole Miss on Monday for his final visit of the summer. The highly-touted quarterback prospect visited Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, SMU and Texas in…

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Team Final beats Brad Beal Elite to win Nike EYBL Peach Jam championship

Team Final entered the 2021 Nike EYBL Peach Jam as the headliner of the biggest grassroots basketball event of the summer. Loaded with top 100 talent, including top 2022 recruit Jalen Duren, the Philadelphia-based AAU program traveled to Georgia as the heavy favorites to win a championship. And they delivered on those expectations. Powered by…

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Republicans want to dissolve NC’s high school sports administration

State Senate Republicans regularly ignore the needs of underfunded public schools, but some of them are moving with urgency to dismantle one dimension of public schools that is well-funded and widely supported – the governance of high school sports. A bill moving through the legislature would dissolve the independent North Carolina High School Athletic Association…

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Even Kobe Bryant realized this new high school sports venture had local roots

After brief pleasantries, the first sentence from this potential investor took Dan Porter by surprise. So, you’re from Ardmore. Porter knew he’d grown up in Ardmore. He just didn’t expect Kobe Bryant to know it, to have taken the time to research his background. He was more prepared for me than, like, 90% of the…

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High school lacrosse needs more teams to become official sport in Kentucky

If there are to be official Kentucky High School Athletic Association championships for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse next spring, more schools must express interest in the sport by the KHSAA Board of Control’s next meeting in September. Lacrosse proponents have been seeking KHSAA sanctioning for years and appeared on the threshold of obtaining official status…

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Emoni Bates reveals Top 8

Emoni Bates is officially down to eight options as he works toward figuring out his basketball future after high school. Bates released his top eight on Friday, including professional opportunities in the NBA G League, Overtime Elite and the NBL among his top options. Bates’ top college choices are Oregon, Memphis, Michigan State, Baylor and…

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Organ Mountain High School unveils fall sports uniforms after name change

With fall sports beginning practice in early August, Organ Mountain High School, formerly Oñate, now has uniforms for all fall sports. There has been some signage updates throughout the campus, but the school is still waiting for some uniforms. But the fall uniforms are in for fall sports football, girls and boys soccer, volleyball and…

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Texas HS football coaching legend Todd Dodge retiring at end of 2021 season

One of the most successful high school football coaches in Texas history has decided that the 2021 season will be his last spending Friday nights on the sideline. Austin Westlake head coach Todd Dodge announced Thursday that this upcoming high school football season will be his last as a head coach. Dodge led Austin Westlake…

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As a teen, she worked at McDonald’s. Now, she’s heading to the Olympics.

Olympian Quanesha Burks has been waiting for this moment since she was in high school. The 26-year-old Alabama native is heading to the Olympics in Tokyo, where she’ll compete in long jump. I feel like I’m just on a cloud right now still, because so much has happened since the [Olympic] trials, she told CBS…

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Overhaul of NC high school athletics continues to advance through state Senate

A new measure that would remove the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s authority to administer high school sports in the state continued its advance through the legislature on Thursday, passing a second committee in two days. The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday approved House Bill 91, which would shift administration of high school athletics…

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Charlotte high school basketball star Mikey Williams signs with sports management firm

Five-star basketball recruit and Mikey Williams has signed a deal with a sports management firm to handle the marketing of his name, image and likeness. Excel Sports Management announced Thursday the signing of Williams, a rising junior who played last season at Lake Norman Christian high school in Huntersville. Williams, who moved to the Charlotte…

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Where each Team USA men’s basketball players attended high school

The roster for the United States men’s basketball team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has tentatively been set. Bradley Beal and Kevin Love were originally supposed to take their shot at earning a gold medal, but were forced to drop off the roster for COVID-19 and personal reasons, respectively. That forced Team USA to replace…

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Meet the winners from the Tennessee High School Sports Awards statewide show

The inaugural Tennessee High School Sports Awards presented by Farm Bureau Health Plans of Tennessee was held virtually on Thursday. Here are the winners from the statewide show. Baseball Player of the Year: Cooper Kinney, Baylor Baylor won its third consecutive state championship with Kinney at the forefront. The infielder hit over .450 with nine…

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Elite 2023 QB Malachi Nelson commits to Oklahoma

Oklahoma wrapped up the weekend by securing the foundation of its 2023 recruiting class, as elite quarterback prospect Malachi Nelson committed to the Sooners on Sunday. Nelson picked Oklahoma over a group of finalists consisting of  Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State and USC. The Trojans were thought to be Oklahoma’s main competition to…

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6 of Peoria’s best prep athletes now finalists for Illinois High School Sports Awards

Finalists for statewide honors at 7 p.m. Thursday at the inaugural Illinois High School Sports Awards, presented by USA TODAY. Illinois area finalists include: Brimfield senior Haley Wallace (Female Athlete of the Year), Peoria High football (Team of the Year), Peoria High football coach Tim Thornton (Coach of the Year), Eureka junior Anna Perry (Female…

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Here are the Greeley Tribune’s picks for the top girls prep athletes of the 2020-21 season

For a 2020-21 high school sports campaign that at one point may have been in jeopardy of not happening at all because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the year was ultimately filled with eventful moments: championship campaigns, impressive displays of perseverance and persistent, incredible performances by individuals and teams alike. With so many eye-catching efforts, it’s…

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Connecticut high school athletes not likely to be cashing checks from name, image, likeness deals anytime soon

As college athletes around the country now have the opportunity to profit off of their name, image and likeness, high school athletes — including those in Connecticut — will still be prohibited from doing so. The legislation that we are seeing passed or in motion do not speak to high schools, Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the…

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Clemson scores another big commitment in four-star CB Daylen Everette

Clemson struck again on the recruiting trail on Saturday afternoon just after the commitment of four-star athlete Keon Sabb, as Sabb’s IMG Academy teammate Daylen Everette offered his pledge to the Tigers. Everette picked Clemson over Florida State, Georgia and North Carolina, among others. Everette faked out the Tar Heels during his announcement on CBS…

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Top 50 ’23 RB Treyaun Webb commits to Oklahoma

Consensus top 50 class of 2023 Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian running back Treyaun Webb announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon. Webb picked the Sooners over Georgia and Ohio State, his other two finalists. The Florida native also held Power 5 offers from Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Indiana,…

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Meet the winners from the Tennessee High School Sports Awards statewide show

The inaugural Tennessee High School Sports Awards presented by Farm Bureau Health Plans of Tennessee was held virtually on Thursday. Here are the winners from the statewide show. Baseball Player of the Year: Cooper Kinney, Baylor Baylor won its third consecutive state championship with Kinney at the forefront. The infielder hit over .450 with nine…

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Paris Thompson, Jaden Booker, Brandon Rucker win big at Florida High School Sports Awards

Three local athletes ended up winning big Thursday night at the Florida High School Sports Awards show, presented by the USA Today Network. Fort Myers standout Paris Thompson, who was named as the Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year, the Florida Dairy Farmers Volleyball Player of the Year, and the Southwest Florida Player of the…

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6 of Peoria’s best prep athletes now finalists for Illinois High School Sports Awards

Some of the Peoria area’s top performers in high school sports now are vying to become the best statewide. Six of the winners at the Central Illinois High School Sports Awards are among the finalists for statewide honors at 7 p.m. Thursday at the inaugural Illinois High School Sports Awards, presented by USA TODAY. Illinois…

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Varsity awards honor Orlando area best in high school sports for 2020-21

It was a school year that saw record-shattering performances, surprise state champions and excellence in every sports season. But maybe most of all the 2020-21 school sports year will be remembered for the challenges that were overcome as the Florida High School Athletic Association and school districts across the state brought high school sports teams…

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How families are fighting back against laws targeting transgender athletes

Maddie Jenifer stood glued to her mother’s side behind the podium, staring at a panel of preened and suited strangers staring right back at her. Maddie was the first transgender child some of them had ever seen, let alone spoken to. Still, the North Carolina’s House judiciary committee was introducing legislation that would have banned…

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TX Senate panel advances bills limiting the school sports teams that transgender athletes can join

Legislation that would limit transgender students’ participation in school sports advanced out of a Senate committee on Monday after similar legislation failed to pass during the regular session. With no Democratic members present after dozens of Democrats fled the state, in an attempt to halt GOP-backed voting restrictions legislation, six Republicans on the Senate Health…

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Boston Red Sox select Moeller High School graduate Tyler McDonough in MLB Draft

SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Boston Red Sox selected former Moeller High School baseball standout Tyler McDonough with the 75th overall selection in the third round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Monday afternoon. McDonough, a sophomore infielder/outfielder at North Carolina State University, hit .339 with 79 hits, 21 doubles, 15 home runs, 45…

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Samir Banerjee, rising senior at Ridge High School, wins Wimbledon boys singles title

If you happen to bump into Samir Banerjee in the hallways of Ridge High School this fall, be sure to ask him how he spent his summer vacation. The 17-year-old rising senior capped a remarkable run at Wimbledon on Sunday by capturing the junior boys’ championship on the storied grass at London’s All-England Lawn Tennis…

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Player equipment changes highlight rules revisions in high school softball

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 12, 2021) — Two significant player equipment changes involving the wearing of head coverings and beads were among the rules revisions approved in high school softball for the upcoming 2022 season. These changes along with six other rules revisions were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball…

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Nixa High hires Drury assistant Logan Hughes as head baseball coach

Nixa will have a new head coach heading into the 2022 baseball season. Logan Hughes has been hired as the new head baseball coach of the Eagles, the school announced Monday. He’s coming off his eighth year as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Drury. Hughes will replace Jason Daugherty, who resigned at the…

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Legendary St. Augustine coach Bernard Griffith to be inducted into Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS – Bernard Griffith, the longtime basketball coach at St. Augustine High School, has been selected for induction into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Griffith is one of five standout local sports figures who will be added to the Hall of Fame this year. Each…

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Biff Poggi leaving St. Frances Academy for spot on Michigan coaching staff

When Biff Poggi left Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching staff after just one season to become the head coach at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, he set out with one goal in mind — turn the program into a powerhouse. The veteran coach accomplished just that, leading St. Frances to a prominent place in the national…

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Illinois becomes first U.S. state to require Asian-American history in schools

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill on Friday requiring public schools to teach Asian-American history, the first such step by a U.S. state amid rising concerns about violence against people of Asian descent. The bill mandates the teaching of a unit of Asian-American history in public elementary and high schools starting in the 2022-2023…

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Suns unsure of Craig’s status for Game 3 due to knee injury

MILWAUKEE (AP) As the Phoenix Suns’ NBA Finals lead is growing, their rotation could be shrinking. Suns coach Monty Williams said Torrey Craig’s status for Sunday’s Game 3 is uncertain after the reserve forward hurt his right knee during a collision with a driving Giannis Antetokounmpo in the third quarter of Phoenix’s 118-108 Game 2…

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Sawatzky’s unique childhood sets stage for success at Goshen

In high school, Isaac Sawatzky could be seen playing football, basketball, track or baseball for Goshen High School. Growing up, however, Sawatzky focused on two completely different sports: rugby and squash. That’s because from ages 3-12, the recent Goshen graduate lived in South Africa as a missionary kid. He lived in a town called Umtata,…

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Kahlil Watson is a likely top-10 MLB Draft pick. Here’s who else might get drafted

Wake Forest High School baseball coach Mike Joyner believed four years ago that Kahlil Watson would one day be good enough to hear his name called during the Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. That day, as it turns out, is happening faster than Joyner imagined. Watson, a 5-foot-9 shortstop, is ranked fourth by MLB.com among…

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South Fayette boys volleyball makes massive strides in program’s 1st season

Jul. 10—All of the spring high school sports teams around the WPIAL and throughout the state were in the same boat this past season. Everybody had to regroup and start all over after losing the 2020 spring sports season to the covid-19 pandemic. Perhaps that was to the advantage of the South Fayette boys volleyball…

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Former Withrow sprinter Amir Willis announces his signing with Florida State

University of Akron track and field standout Amir Willis, a 2018 Withrow High School graduate, announced Saturday afternoon he has decided to transfer and sign with Florida State University. When I went on my visit (June 3) I just felt like I was the most comfortable there, Willis told WCPO Saturday afternoon. It felt like…

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TribHSSN Preseason WPIAL Football All-Star team: Brandon Lawhorn-Moore, Kiski Area

The Tribune-Review and the TribLive High School Sports Network are profiling each member of the 25-player Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team. The players will be recognized July 22 during HSSN Media Day at Kennywood Park. The future and the present both are in focus for Brandon Lawhorne-Moore. The road-grading 6-foot-5, 292-pound offensive tackle affectionally…

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Cal Commit Carson Williams Expected to Be Taken Early in MLB Draft

If Cal commit Carson Williams gets selected early in this weekend’s Major League Baseball draft, as many expect, he won’t have much time to decide about his immediate future. CBS Sports ranks Williams, a shortstop and pitcher at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, as the 29th-best prospect in the MLB draft, making him…

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Best moments from the 2020-21 high school sports season

The high school sports season was a tremendous one as there were plenty of great moments that happened in the Breckenridge-Wahpeton community. There were great senior classes at both Wahpeton and Breckenridge this past season. Here are highlights of some of the best moments for each school’s sports season. Wahpeton fall: Huskies win first football…

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2020-21 MONTCLAIR HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ACCOLADES

Despite Covid-19 restrictions, Montclair High Schools’ sports teams found success throughout the past year. Focus on the field translated into multiple titles for the athletics department. Spring sports have just finished up, so some of them have not received their All-State or All-County honors, but there is plenty to celebrate anyway. The following are Montclair…

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Caitlyn Jenner’s 1st news conference short on substance

Caitlyn Jenner held her first news conference Friday as a Republican candidate for California governor, but it was devoid of any detailed policy discussion 77 days after announcing she was entering a recall election that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. Meeting with reporters for just under 15 minutes, Jenner asserted she is a…

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Monster 7-foot-4 15-year-old center Olivier Rioux playing for IMG Academy

IMG Academy has played host to some of high school basketball’s biggest stars in recent years. From Trevon Duval to Jonathan Isaac and numerous others, the Ascenders have the reputation of sending players to elite college programs and, in some cases, the NBA. Could 7-foot-4 15-year-old Olivier Rioux be next in that line? The massive…

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Jalen Lewis, 16, youngest player to turn pro in American basketball – for $1M with Overtime Elite

Overtime Elite wants to change the game. Mission accomplished by signing high school junior Jalen Lewis. Shams Charania of The Athletic: High school junior Jalen Lewis — a five-star basketball recruit — is signing a contract with the new Overtime Elite professional league, sources tell The Athletic. His multiyear deal is worth more than $1…

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16-year-old Jalen Lewis signs multi-million dollar deal with Overtime Elite

16-year-old Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O’Dowd center Jalen Lewis has signed a multi-million dollar deal with the new Overtime Elite Professional League. Lewis is the youngest prospect to ever turn pro in the United States. He is the No. 12 recruit in the class of 2023, according to the industry-generated 247Sports Composite Rankings, and fielded offers…

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Calif. mayor demands apology from school district for quick judgment on basketball team over tortilla incident

A Southern California mayor demanded an apology from his town’s school district for calling the boy’s high school basketball team’s tortilla-throwing incident racist. Coronado Mayor Richard Bailey said the school board’s statement condemning the act as labeling it racist, classism and colorist was premature as an investigation was not even launched yet. Bailey added that…

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Judge asked to dismiss lawsuit over WVa transgender ban

Education officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging West Virginia’s new law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle schools, high schools and colleges. Education and athletic officials said in court documents filed last week that they can’t be held liable for the law, which they didn’t…

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High school boys don’t want to talk about anything, so a Burbank football coach teamed with the Bears to open a dialogue on racism

St. Laurence High School football coach Adam Nissen has never been one to shy away from tough subjects. As a white social studies teacher who for more than a decade has taught African-American history at the school in Burbank, Nissen knows the importance of communication in understanding each other in a more productive way. As…

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CIF vacates a high school’s basketball title after tortilla-throwing incident

Coronado High School’s basketball division regional championship was vacated and the school has been placed on probation by the California Interscholastic Federation following the tortilla throwing incident after the June 19 game with Escondido’s Orange Glen High School. In this instance, there is no doubt the act of throwing tortillas at a predominately Latino team…

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Hamburg’s Haley Gravish named to All-State softball team

Hamburg senior pitcher Haley Gravish has earned second-team honors on the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association All-State team for Class 4A. Gravish was voted to the team as a pitcher after helping Hamburg finish as the District 3 Class 4A runner-up and advance to the PIAA Tournament quarterfinals. Gravish was the only Berks player…

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North Jersey High School Sports Awards 2021: Top athletes honored in star-studded show

Tenafly’s Jeff Koehler was awarded Coach of the Year, while the Becton football team was named Team of the Year. Jacob Rudd of Wayne Valley and Amanda Sallemi of Emerson were the recipients of the 2021 Charlie McGill Scholarship awards, presented annually by The Record and NorthJersey.com. The program is part of the USA TODAY…

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Monster 7-foot-4 15-year-old center Olivier Rioux playing for IMG Academy

IMG Academy has played host to some of high school basketball’s biggest stars in recent years. From Trevon Duval to Jonathan Isaac and numerous others, the Ascenders have the reputation of sending players to elite college programs and, in some cases, the NBA. Could 7-foot-4 15-year-old Olivier Rioux be next in that line? The massive…

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Top 10 local stories from 2020-21 the North Dakota high school sports season

From the return to competition, to state title runs, to journeys from halfway across the globe, here’s a glance at the top 10 local stories from the 2020-21 North Dakota high school sports season. COVID shakes things up West Fargo’s Halle Erickson hits against Fargo Davies during their N.D. Class A East Region volleyball championship…

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Sports were a guiding force in his life, now Zion Edwards tries to give back as a coach

Zion Edwards has devoted his life to coaching sports and helping others in his role as the lead pastor at Bull Street Baptist Church. Edwards knows firsthand how sports can help shape a life. The 43-year-old was a promising young athlete growing up in Savannah when he got into a bit of trouble around the…

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Longtime Huntsville coach Berry to be inducted into national hall of fame

Charles Berry did not become a high school coach with the idea of reaching a hall of fame, but when his 57-year career ended, there was no doubt he’d achieve that kind of status. Berry, the longtime basketball coach at Huntsville High School, was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame on July…

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Detroit High School Sports Awards 2021: Meet our honorees for boys golf

Once again the area’s best high school student-athletes are being recognized in the Free Press. The 2021 Detroit High School Sports Awards honors the top competitors in the metro. Despite the coronavirus interrupting or delaying meet and games, local teens in nearly a dozen sports were named to the area team. These young stars were…

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Michigan signees Houstan, Diabate and Michigan State signee Akins face off in Florida

Three of the nations top high school basketball prospects took the court in Fort Myers Fla this week with their respective clubs in the GEICO Nationals Michigan signees Caleb Houstan (Montverde Academy) and Moussa Diabate (IMG Academy) showed why they were worthy of playing for Juwan Howard and the Wolverines during the mythical high school…

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When Will the FDA Give Full Approval for COVID-19 Vaccines?

It’s been almost 7 months since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first emergency authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer-BioNTech’s mRNA vaccine. In the following months, two other COVID-19 vaccines, Moderna’s mRNA vaccine and Johnson & Johnson’s adenovirus vector vaccine, were given emergency use authorization. Since that first authorization, more than 182.7 million…

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GMA’s Michael Strahan discusses evolving TV career, clothing line, high school athletes and NFL

Michael Strahan hosts plenty of shows these days — Good Morning America, $100,000 Pyramid and now USA TODAY’s High School Sports Awards, which he will co-host alongside Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski. Strahan played one year of high school football and might have had one sack, he recalled. The Super Bowl champion was…

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The year of the Blackhawks: A look back at Cowan’s successful sports year

MUNCIE, Ind. — Suzanne Crump can’t remember a time when Cowan’s athletic teams had as much success as they did this past year. Crump first joined Cowan’s athletic staff in 1997 and was the school’s athletic director from 1999 to 2007 before spending a decade within Muncie Community Schools. She returned to Cowan in 2019.…

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2021 Greater Jacksonville High School Sports Awards honor Northeast Florida athletes

The stars were shining bright on Monday night. With a lineup of giants from all across the athletic world, the Greater Jacksonville High School Sports Awards recognized Northeast Florida’s top performers in high school sports across the region for the 2020-21 year. West Nassau’s Dallan Coleman (3) shoots against Alachua Santa Fe in the FHSAA…

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Hard work pays off for lacrosse players Weaver and Diblasi

Emma Weaver and Joe Diblasi shined among the top lacrosse players and brightest minds within Oswego County classrooms before their recent graduations, and each was recognized accordingly. Weaver from Fulton-G. Ray Bodley High School and Diblasi of Oswego City High School were named to the USA Lacrosse Academic All-American Team that was recently announced. Weaver…

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High schools gave us terrific performances despite pandemic-condensed seasons

It seems a little strange writing a column about high school sports for the 4th of July paper, but if the past 16 months have taught us anything, it’s this: adapt and advance. It’s hard to imagine with record-breaking temperatures the past week that football practice in Idaho starts in five weeks, six in Washington.…

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No. 1 2021 recruit J.T. Tuimoloau announcing commitment on July 4

After months of anticipation, J.T. Tuimoloau’s recruitment is now less than 24 hours away from wrapping up. 247Sports announced Saturday that Tuimoloau, the wire-to-wire No. 1 recruit in the class of 2021, will announce his commitment exclusively with CBSSports HQ on Sunday, July 4 at 4 p.m. ET and 1 p.m. PT. Tuimoloau is slated…

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Athlete juggles struggles of being a teen parent, while doing high school sports

Hemingford student Kamryn Ash’s day starts like many other high school students. She wakes at 5:30 a.m. to get her day started. Before getting herself ready for school, though, she has to get her baby fed and ready for going to the babysitter. Being a mother has its own challenges, but being a high school…

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Hercy Miller, Master P’s son and Tennessee State commit, signs lucrative endorsement deal

The name, image and likeness era in college athletics is just beginning, but Hercy Miller, a Tennessee State basketball commit and the son of rapper Master P, is not wasting any time cashing in on his brand. According to his father, Miller has signed a lucrative $2 million sponsorship deal with Web Apps America. Miller…

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California HS basketball team stripped of state title after tortilla throwing incident

Coronado High School has been stripped of its first California Southern Regional boys basketball championship due to a tortilla throwing incident that took place after the game. The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) levied several sanctions against Coronado on Wednesday, vacating its championship and placing the school on probation through the 2023-24 school year. Coronado is…

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Coronado HS stripped of boys basketball championship after tortilla-throwing incident

First, a tortilla-throwing incident cost Coronado High School its boys basketball coach. Now, it’s cost the school its regional championship. The California Interscholastic Federation announced Wednesday it had vacated the San Diego-area school’s regional championship after the team’s players celebrated by throwing tortillas at players from Orange Glen High School, the predominantly Latino high school…

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California school stripped of title over tortilla incident

The governing body for high school sports in California on Wednesday stripped a Southern California high school of its basketball division championship after some of its players threw tortillas at the opposing team, which was from a largely Latino school. Coronado High School will lose its boys Division 4-A regional championship because of the degrading…

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Jack Sawyer changes number. Could this mean J.T. Tuimoloau is heading to Ohio State?

Head coach Ryan Day and the Ohio State football team are hot on the trails of the 2022 and 2023 recruiting classes. However, there is one more big fish they’re hoping to snag in the class of 2021 … the big fella from Sammamish, Washington, J.T. Tuimoloau. Tuimoloau took his long-awaited visit to Columbus this…

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