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  1. Rivet (Vincennes, Ind.) baseball makes unlikely run to state fina...

    Jeff Miller

    At the start of the season, the Rivet (Vincennes, Ind.) baseball didn't even have enough players to field a team. After a "membership drive," the Patriots put together five straight postseason wins to reach the Indiana state championship game.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  2. After a late-season loss, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) is refocused ...

    Jeff Miller

    After a late-season loss, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) is refocused for a run at its fourth straight state championship.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  3. Bellaire (Texas) baseball looks to end title drought

    Jeff Miller

    When 10 years between baseball titles is a record drought, you know you're a power program. Bellaire (Texas) is looking to bring home its first state championship since 1999, writes Jeff Miller.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2009
  4. Highland Park captures record ninth straight Texas 4A girls' swim...

    Jeff Miller

    The superstitions may have changed, but the winning hasn't for the Highland Park (Dallas) girls' swimming team, which captured its ninth consecutive state championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  5. Controversial transfer rule aids Kentucky basketball powers

    Jeff Miller

    Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) is expected to bring home no less than its second state championship trophy in three years. If the Cardinals bring home a title, they'll have transfer players to thank, writes Jeff Miller.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  6. Texas high school football teams take different roads to champion...

    Jeff Miller

    There was no one area of Texas that dominated the playoffs, no singular course for a team to follow to bring home a title. But as different as the journey was for Katy and Allen, both went home champions.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2008
  7. Allen shocks top-ranked Trinity in Texas Class 5A football playof...

    Jeff Miller

    ESPN RISE FAB 50 No. 1 Trinity's pursuit of a second consecutive state championship ended Saturday in a 34-21 loss to Allen in the Texas Class 5A playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2008
  8. Boston College High (Boston) proved again on a run to its second ...

    Jeff Miller

    Boston College High (Boston) proved again on a run to its second straight Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I title that it can survive and thrive.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2009
  9. When star outfielder Slade Heathcott made his season pitching deb...

    Jeff Miller

    When star outfielder Slade Heathcott made his season pitching debut for Texas High (Texarkana) in the Texas 4A title game, no one could have guessed he would shut down highly ranked Moody (Corpus Christi) for the title.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  10. Texas' spring sports hit hard by swine flu suspension

    Jeff Miller

    The outbreak of the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, has caused spring sports teams to suspend play in Texas and Alabama. State athletic federations are grappling with keeping athletes safe and championship competition fair, writes Jeff Miller.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2009
  11. Alumni offer reminders of Owasso's success

    Jeff Miller

    Owasso (Okla.) baseball has won 10 state titles. You might think that would make the team complacent -- but with constant reminders from alumni, there's little chance of the team slacking off, writes Jeff Miller.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2009
  12. Jeff Miller: Tiny Greensburg enjoying miracle playoff ride

    Jeff Miller

    Greensburg, Ind., is a town of 10,000, and its surprising Greensburg High Pirates have won the state's toughest league. And now, as they push for a title, they're reminding many of another tiny town's run to a championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  13. Texas teams prep for state's biggest weekend

    Jeff Miller

    Eight boys basketball teams are headed to Austin to compete for the Class 5A and 4A divisions of the University Interscholastic League's state championships. Jeff Miller previews the action.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  14. Estacado on a title quest

    Jeff Miller

    It's been 57 years since a Lubbock team has won a state boys' basketball championship. This season, the Matadors of Estacado High are on a quest to bring a title back to the West Texas town.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2009
  15. Hobbs (N.M.) High hoops winningest in state

    Jeff Miller

    Russ Gilmore led Hobbs High (N.M.) to five titles in 10 seasons in dramatic fashion. The Eagles already hold the state record of 16 championships and at 20-4 thus far this season, are hoping to make it 17.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  16. Texas' North Crowley trying to recapture last season's magic

    Jeff Miller

    The 2007-08 North Crowley team suffered just one loss en route to a Texas state title. This year's edition has big expectations -- and the Panthers are stepping up to the challenge.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2009