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  1. Missouri Week 6 POWERADE baseball rankings

    Brandon Parker

    After games on Saturday, April 28 With about a week remaining in the regular season, games are starting to matter a little bit more with playoff seeding and positioning at stake. Liberty remains atop the rankings, but the Bluejays might be hopi...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  2. 40 greatest female athletes: Julie Krone


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. At No. 39, jockey Julie Krone has too many firsts to count. Aboard Colonial Affair at the Belmont Stakes, she became the first female jo...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  3. POWERADE Texas Week 2 baseball rankings: Churchill stakes its cla...

    Brandon Parker

    After games on Monday, March 12 With district play already underway, there's lots of movement in this week's baseball rankings. Corpus Christi continues to dominate the scene, with CC Carroll and Calallen both rolling to undefeated starts behind s...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  4. 2011 Nike TOC, the best field ever

    Glenn Nelson

    With 20 nationally ranked teams and countless star players converging on Chandler, Ariz., the 2011 Nike Tournament of Champions has raised the bar yet again.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  5. Butler vs. Greensboro Page highlights third round of NC football ...

    Brandon Parker

    The third round of the playoffs is about to get underway, meaning the stakes are higher and competition is much more intense. Here are the games to watch: Butler at Greensboro Page Butler faces its biggest test since opening the season against Ma...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  6. Georgia football rankings: Week 9

    David Auguste

    It's the final week of the regular season and there is lot still at stake when teams hit the field this weekend. There will be 18 contests that will have region championship implications, highlighted by the big MLK-Stephenson tilt. No movement in thi...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  7. Records, rest are the focus in Week 9 Missouri football

    Brandon Parker

    Dorial Green-Beckham began his career with 37 catches and 801 yards as a freshman wideout at Hillcrest. Notable? Yes. But his numbers didn't exactly glow with greatness - especially when you consider what's at stake during the Hornets' regular-season...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  8. Week 9 football picks

    Mike Grimala

    With the regular season winding down, the stakes are high in a lot of the Week 9 matchups. And there are several intriguing games on the slate, including No. 1 Maine South taking on a very dangerous (and motivated) Glenbrook South team. There's a lot...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  9. Rivals Cypress Falls and Cypress Fairbanks square off in Week 7 T...

    Brandon Parker

    As if their crosstown rivalry didn't have enough fireworks involved. When Cypress Falls and Cypress Fairbanks meet this time around, there's a lot more at stake than just bragging rights. No. 10 Cypress Falls (6-0) had pretty much breezed past its...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  10. St. Anthonys Stakes Its Claim at No. 1

    Brandon Parker

    St. Anthony's football squad ran the table last year, winning a second straight CHSFL Class AAA title in its 12th consecutive title game appearance. Aquinas Institute, led by top recruit Jarron Jones, also went undefeated on its way to the SPHSAA Cl...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  11. For figure skaters Rachael Flatt and Mirai Nagasu, the journey to...

    Ryan Canner-O'Mealy

    For figure skaters Rachael Flatt and Mirai Nagasu, the journey toward Olympic contention began years ago and included many sacrifices. But neither would change a thing if it means spending two weeks in Vancouver this winter, writes Ryan Canner-O'Mealy.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2010
  12. Mesquite hosts DeSoto in '09 Region II final rematch

    Randy Jennings/Special contributor

    At least a share of first place in the District 11-5A boys basketball standings will be at stake when Mesquite hosts DeSoto at 7:30 tonight. It's a rematch of last year's Class 5A Region II championship game, when DeSoto hit some late free throws f...

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2010
  13. St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) held off a potent Byrne...

    Kynon Codrington

    St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) held off a potent Byrnes offensive attack to lay claim to the ESPNRISE FAB 50 No. 1

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  14. Tyler Matzek bounced back from a disappointing junior season at C...

    Jon Mahoney

    Tyler Matzek bounced back from a disappointing junior season at Capistrano Valley to dominate over the summer and stake his claim as the nation's best pitcher

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  15. Great State Debate: Texas stakes its claim as basketball state

    Jeff Miller

    Basketball in Texas used to be a way to kill time between football season and spring football. Thanks to pioneers like former Dunbar coach Robert Hughes Sr., the Lone Star State can claim a place in our country's hoops history.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  16. After missing what would have been a game-winning shot in the las...

    Clay Kallam

    After missing what would have been a game-winning shot in the last seconds of the Division III NorCal championship, St. Mary's (Stockton, Calif.) point guard Afure Jemerigbe is back for another title try.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2008