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  1. Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year nominees

    Chad Konecky

    A dozen exceptional student-athletes -- already honored as National Player of the Year in their respective sports -- are contenders for the 10th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award. On Tuesday in Los Angeles, one boy and one girl wi...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. Texas sweeps national track AOY honors

    Chad Konecky

    As the first running back in prep history to rush for 100 yards in 45 games and the second to reach 8,000 career yards, Emmitt Smith is no stranger to extraordinary achievement as a high school athlete. In many ways, the Florida native, Texas icon an...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  3. Texas Girls Track AOY: Shelbi Vaughan

    Ben Rohrbach

    A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade State Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year selection process, resulting in winners based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2012 season, high academic achievement and ...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  4. Throw of the Week: Shelbi Vaughan

    It took 80 days for Shelbi Vaughan of Legacy (Mansfield, Texas) to exceed her national record in the discus, which is probably a testament to how big her 191-6 throw was back on March 31. Vaughan threw in the 180s four times since her record-brea...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  5. Colorado Softball POY: Rainey Gaffin

    Ben Rohrbach

    A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade Softball Player of the Year selection process, resulting in this winner based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2011-12 season, high academic achievement and exemplary p...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  6. 40 greatest female athletes: Janet Evans

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Janet Evans was only 17 years old and about 100 pounds when she secured her legacy. The No. 15 woman in ESPN's countdown won three go...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  7. Eye on POY: Colorado softball

    The window on the Gatorade State Softball Player of the Year race is closing, and the search for elite student-athletes is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  8. Jabari Parker named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of ...

    Chad Konecky

    Junior Jabari Parker of Chicago Simeon was named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  9. Is 200 next for DT USR-setter Vaughan?

    Doug Binder

    Before the outdoor track season began, senior Shelbi Vaughan of Legacy (Mansfield, Texas) set a goal to break the U.S. high school record in the discus. "I thought it would take until the very last meet of my high school career," she said. Inst...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  10. Texas Relays Friday: Vaughan's record "effortless and smooth"

    Doug Binder, John Sullivan, and Steve Underwood

    Shelbi Vaughan knew that the U.S. record in the girls' discus was within her reach. The senior from Legacy (Mansfield, Texas) said she threw 195 feet in practice last week, so Friday's second-attempt flight of 191-6 at the Texas Relays was not a c...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  11. Throw of the Week: Shelbi Vaughan

    It's only March and Shelbi Vaughan is already PR'ing in the discus. The senior from Legacy (Mansfield, Texas) threw 176-9 on March 24 to re-establish her US#1 ranking in the discus. The Texas A&M recruit finished 2011 at No. 1 with 176-5 on Ju...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  12. Simplot 2012: Wilson's legacy grows; rising distance aces have th...

    Rich Gonzalez ESPNHS/DyeStat

    (POCATELLO, Idaho) -- One of the fastest teenagers on the planet cheerfully shared the stage with a brand new collection of athletes destined to become household names in 2012. Trinity Wilson -- the St. Mary's High (Berkeley, Calif.) hurdling phen...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  13. Avione Allgood signs with Oklahoma

    Doug Binder

    Avione Allgood said it was "a really hard decision" but has accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Oklahoma. She signed her letter-of-intent on Wednesday at Legacy High School in North Las Vegas, Nev. Allgood, the U.S. high school nat...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  14. Sports legends honor Martin Luther King Jr.

    While many of us will spend the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend practicing for games, playing in tournaments or rooting for our favorite teams on TV, it's also the time to remember King's legacy and reflect on the work that still needs to be done. ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  15. Nate Britt II is continuing the rich hoops legacy of the WCAC

    Jon Mahoney

    This story originally appeared in the Holiday issue of ESPNHS magazine's Greater D.C. edition. WCAC basketball isn't for the faint of heart. A breeding ground for some of the nation's top talent, it can chew you up and spit you out faster th...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  16. Zeinasellassie wins third XC title

    North Central senior Futsum Zeinasellassie won his third consecutive IHSAA cross country championship on Saturday, cementing his legacy as one of the state's all-time great distance runners. We featured Zeinasellassie on the cover of ESPNHS Magazine ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011