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Chris Jackson Receives 1,000 Scholarship!

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We are excited to provide Chris Jackson of Dunbar High School with the Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop Scholarship present by River Valley Credit Union!  Chris will soon be making his way to Urbana University and we wish him … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Helicopter Parent

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5 out of 5 psychologists believe that it is better for parents to be involved with their children than to not be involved.  Actually, I made that statistic up, but I am pretty confident those stats are accurate. There is … Continue reading

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Personal Trainers for Prep Athletes: Is There Value?

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Rashan Gary explodes off the line, then uses a meaty forearm to propel the offensive tackle backward and to the right before Gary makes a quick move to the left to knock down the tackling dummy at Nike’s The Opening … Continue reading

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A Letter From a Volunteer Coach

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Very interesting perspective from a volunteer coach: http://barrieminorhockey.net/Articles/5393/Letter_from_a_Volunteer_Coach/

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4th Annual Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop SKILLZ ACADEMY

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The 4th annual Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop SKILLZ ACADEMY will take place July 20 and 21st this summer at the KINGDOM SPORTS CENTER in Franklin, OH. A favorite amongst boys AND girls grades 1-8… the camp again will … Continue reading

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Ohio State Tweet on Multi-Sport Recruits Questioned

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It began with a tweet that went viral – a chart claiming that 42 of the 47 recruits signed by Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer were multi-sport athletes in high school. That started an Internet discussion: If college coaches … Continue reading

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Ohio Prep Basketball Tournament Attendance Dropping

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One thing that never changes at the boys basketball state tournament is the drama. Yesterday in the Division IV final, New Madison Tri-Village won 48-46 when Colton Linkous made a 12-foot jump shot with 3.3 seconds to go and Harvest … Continue reading

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Dean Smith Leaves Trust Fund For UNC Former Players

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Dean Smith makes a touching last impression on his former players by providing each of them a check upon his death: http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/03/dean-smith-unc-will-trust  

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Bill Would Allow Prep Transfers, May Replace FHSAA

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Proposed legislation working its way through the Florida House of Representatives could eventually lead to high school athletes transferring virtually at will, and it would create a new governing body for high school athletics. On Thursday, the House Education Committee … Continue reading

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Prep Basketball Player Reports Assault After Game

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South Elgin junior basketball player Matt Smith, 16, told Aurora police he was assaulted Friday night by as many as four people he identified as possibly being Metea Valley players after the two schools competed in an Upstate Eight Conference … Continue reading

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