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  1. ACB notebook: Dolan shows promise

    Jon Mahoney

    It's hard for people to believe that Tommy Dolan just finished his freshman year at Incline (Incline Village, Nev.). His mother, Jain, always brings his birth certificate to baseball games to prove to skeptical parents and opposing coaches that he...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  2. Benching set Cecchini on path to greatness

    Jon Mahoney

    The kid with all the promise sat glued to the bench. His eyes were fixed upon the baseball diamond, watching his teammates play the game he had loved all his life. Gavin Cecchini never imagined his freshman year would go this poorly. Prior to h...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  3. Get Familiar: Star kicker Ross Martin

    Jon Mahoney

    Ross Martin has always enjoyed playing under pressure. And he experienced plenty of pressure during his freshman and sophomore seasons as a starting forward on the Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) varsity soccer team. But playing in one of t...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  4. Get Familiar: Elite Junior QB Jalin Marshall

    Jon Mahoney

    Once Jalin Marshall finds a seam, forget about catching him. Aiken (Cincinnati) found that out the hard way two years ago when Marshall was making his varsity debut as a freshman at Middletown (Ohio). The Middies were up 41-6 in the fourth and dec...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  5. Get Familiar: Elite D-lineman Dee Liner

    Jon Mahoney

    Dee Liner was only a freshman in high school when he received his first scholarship offer. The funny thing is, the Kentucky coaches who extended the offer to him during their football camp thought he was going into his senior year. Of course, it's...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  6. Jacob Thomas nearly transferred to a new high school as a freshma...

    Jon Mahoney

    Jacob Thomas nearly transferred to a new high school as a freshman, but he found a reason to stay at Columbia Heights and hasn't looked back since, writes Jon Mahoney.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  7. After leaving Weymouth (Weymouth, Mass.) for two years, hockey st...

    Jon Mahoney

    After leaving Weymouth (Weymouth, Mass.) for two years, hockey star Charlie Coyle returned to his hometown school a bona fide pro prospect.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  8. It wasn't until Ronald Powell got things together off the field t...

    Jon Mahoney

    It wasn't until Ronald Powell got things together off the field that the spotlight could shine on him as the star football player he knew he could be

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2009
  9. Seantrel Henderson has emerged as the big man on campus at Cretin...

    Jon Mahoney

    There was a time when Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minn.) offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson was afraid to throw his weight around. Opponents take note - that time has passed.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  10. Perry Ellis one of two sophomores at Elite 24

    Jon Mahoney

    Perry Ellis is one of two sophomores to make the cut for the fourth annual Boost Mobile Elite 24.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  11. University of Detroit Jesuit shortstop Daniel Fields shines after...

    Jon Mahoney

    After struggling early in his freshman season, University of Detroit Jesuit shortstop Daniel Fields has become a five-tool player and a possible early-round draft pick.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  12. Henderson-Kunz learns from Trials letdown

    Jon Mahoney

    Morgon Henderson-Kunz has long dominated Oregon swimming, but a trip to the Olympic Trials made him realize he still had a long way to go before he could hang with the best in the world

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  13. Steve Whitney's quiet confidence leads Lawrence Academy

    Jon Mahoney

    Lawrence Academy (Goroton, Mass.) hockey star Steve Whitney is the last player teammates would expect to give a fiery pregame speech, but there's no question he's the one everyone looks to at crunch time.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  14. Diggins motivated by second place

    Jon Mahoney

    Second-place medals serve just one purpose in the eyes of South Bend Washington point guard Skylar Diggins -- motivation to never end up with another.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2008