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  1. Watkins Award to be announced Saturday

    Brandon Parker

    Six of the nation's top high school football players will be in Los Angeles on Saturday evening, when one will be announced as the winner of the prestigious Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award. The annual honor is presented to the nation's top African...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  2. The Top 10 Stories of the Year in New York

    Brandon Parker

    10. Surprise, Surprise After losing their star player in Ishaq Williams and falling just short of the PSAL title, most figured Lincoln would spend this season rebuilding. Instead, the Railsplitters built a championship season by going 13-0 en route ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  3. Top 10 Stories of the Year in North Carolina

    Brandon Parker

    The year 2011 is winding down to a close and what a year it's been in sports. Here are the top 10 stories from the North Carolina high school sports scene: 10. Tragedy Strikes Twice Unfortunately, sports is sometimes not about victory and triumph...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  4. DeCosey, Mitola lead debut of NJ All-State hoops stock watch

    Brandon Parker

    The first New Jersey hoops rankings will come out next week, but we've still got you covered with as the season gets underway. Each week, we'll take a look back at our New Jersey preseason All-State basketball team and update you on how some of thos...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  5. Five Days of List-Mas: Five Best NBA Players from Texas

    Brandon Parker

    Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday Whether you're putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you're making that special list for Santa, there's nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday se...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  6. Hornell football three-peats; Sayville-Lawrence set numerous reco...

    Brandon Parker

    For the second straight year, Yankee Stadium will be revamped from a baseball field to a football field next Tuesday for the big PSAL championship matchup against Erasmus Hall and Lincoln. In the meantime, let's run through some of the highlights of ...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  7. Powerhouses Allen, Trinity battle in second round of Texas footba...

    Brandon Parker

    Allen versus Euless Trinity. It's not every day or year that a matchup like this happens in the second round of all times in the playoffs. Only in Texas. The No. 1 Eagles face their greatest test of the year in No. 3 Trinity, pitting an explosive ...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  8. Second round of North Carolina football playoffs brings familiar ...

    Brandon Parker

    A weekend filled with rematches ended up as a major case of deja vu: *Butler beat Independence for the fifth straight time, riding Riley Ferguson's four touchdowns to a 42-20 win. *Leesville Road continued to light up the scoreboard, beating Ca...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  9. No. 5 Fort Hamilton, No. 7 Lincoln battle in Week 8 New York foot...

    Brandon Parker

    No complaints here with two ranked teams meeting in a crucial point before the playoffs, but raise your hand if you thought Lincoln, not Fort Hamilton, would be the undefeated team entering this matchup (Don't lie!) Lincoln was supposed to be rebu...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  10. Injuries, upsets shake up Week 8 New York football rankings

    Brandon Parker

    At this point in the season, most top teams are hoping to run damage control and ease into the playoffs. Not so for some New York squads. No. 1 St. Anthony's survived yet another upset bid with a goal-line stand on a two-point conversion, this tim...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  11. Allen vs. FM Marcus, Steele vs. Judson highlight Week 8 Texas foo...

    Brandon Parker

    After a relatively normal week of Texas football, plenty of fireworks could take place in some big weekend showdowns. Let's start with the state's top team, 7-0 Allen, which battles a surging FM Marcus squad (7-0) that's reached No. 14 in the rank...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  12. Stacey Bedell, Zach Kearney are on the rise in New York football

    Brandon Parker

    It's time for the New York All-State football stock watch, but from now on, we're going to switch things up a little bit. Along with highlighting All-State players who are ballin' out, we'll now start handing out an On The Rise (OTR) award for a play...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  13. Jonathan Williams, Zack Sanchez are on the rise in Texas

    Brandon Parker

    It's time for this week's Texas All-State football stock watch, but we're going to switch things up for the rest of the season. Instead of charting a player who had an off week or injury, we're going to highlight On The Rise (OTR) players who didn't ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  14. Butler survives scare, starts off intriguing Week 7 NC football

    Brandon Parker

    The majority of the weekend contests haven't even started, but with all the drama and scoring in Butler's 43-40 win against Ardrey Kell, the game of the week is probably already in the books. After three quarters, Butler held what appeared to be a...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  15. Gray headlines ESPNHS Texas midseason football awards

    Brandon Parker

    Before the season starts, everybody's an expert, making predictions here and there about which teams will make noise in the rankings and which players will dominate on the gridiron. But with the midway point of the Texas football season upon us, now ...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  16. Marcus, Flower Mound renew gridiron rivalry

    Brandon Parker

    A few weeks ago, as I talked with Flower Mound quarterback Marshall Williams for the feature that ran in this space, he told me that one of his favorite things about Texas high school football is playing rival Marcus. "There's two schools in Flowe...

    Blog | September 29, 2011