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Mount Notre Dame High School basketball team wins 60th straight game

Montverde Academy is not the only high school basketball program in the country currently boasting an impressive winning streak.
Mount Notre Dame High School’s girls basketball team won its 60th straight game Thursday night, defeating visiting Mercy McAuley High School by a final score of 73-40. The win pushed Mount Notre Dame into fourth on the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s (OHSA) girls basketball all-time consecutive wins list, which includes postseason victories.
“It’s pretty amazing,” Mount Notre Dame coach Dr. Scott Rogers said, per ABC WCPO Cincinnati

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Miami offers scholarships to sons of Edgerrin James, Jason Taylor and Rick Ross

Miami’s football program is no stranger to going after big-name recruits — especially the ones with celebrity pedigree.
The Hurricanes extended scholarship offers to the sons of NFL Hall of Famers Edgerrin James and Jason Taylor, as well as the son of famed rapper Rick Ross. Eden James and Mason Taylor are both class of 2022 recruits, while William Roberts, Ross’s son, is a class of 2024 prospect.
Like his father, James stars at running back and posted 751 rushing yards and nine touchdowns on only 82 carries for Port St. Lucie (Fla

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Antonio Gates Jr. names list of top schools

The son of former NFL star Antonio Gates is inching closer to deciding where he will play college football.
Antonio Gates Jr., a four-star wide receiver and class of 2022 recruit according to 247Sports, released his list of top 12 schools Wednesday. The list consists of Boston College, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Michigan State, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Washington State and West Virginia.

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Philip Rivers set to transition from NFL quarterback to high school football coach

Philip Rivers announced his retirement from the NFL after 17 seasons on Wednesday, but the next chapter of his career in football is already in motion.
In fact, it has been for months.
Rivers was hired as the head football coach at St. Michael Catholic High School in Alabama in August and is now slated to take over the program full-time with his playing days behind him.
“I can sit here and say, ‘I can still throw it

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Sierra Canyon docu-series produced by LeBron James coming to Amazon

Sierra Canyon and Bronny James have received no shortage of national attention for the last couple of years. Now, fans are on the verge of getting an in-depth look at the program and the stars behind it.
“Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers,” a docu-series executive produced by Maverick Carter and LeBron James, is set to hit Amazon Prime Video’s free streaming on Feb. 26, according to a press release. IMDbTV also released a trailer for the series

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Montverde Academy extends winning streak to 40 at St. James NBIC Invitational

Montverde Academy is no stranger to taking down top competition, and it continued to do so at the St. James NBIC Invitational over the weekend.
With wins over Oak Hill Academy, IMG Academy and Wasatch Academy, Montverde extended its winning streak to a whopping 40 games. The Eagles manhandled Oak Hill on Friday night, narrowly defeated IMG in a nationally televised affair on Sunday and had their way with Wasatch on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Nooses found at high school football field in Illinois

A hate crime investigation is underway in a Chicago suburb after two nooses were found at a high school football field.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, nooses were found hanging from bleachers at York Community High School’s football field by a group of people playing a pickup soccer game. The school is located in Elmhurst, a western suburb of Chicago.
Messages were attached to the tape used to hang the nooses, which were made of rope. One message read “Let them play!” and the other read “Hear us now! Please!” police said

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Which Texas high schools have won the most football state championships?

No state does high school football quite like Texas.
Texas’ high school football history is among the most storied in the United States, as the Lone Star state features some of high school football’s most dominant programs. Aledo just took home its record-setting 10th UIL state championship, while other big-name programs have piled up their share of hardware over the years.
Let’s take a look at which Texas high schools have won the most football state championships.
RELATED: Austin Westlake defeats Southlake Carroll to win Texas 6A Division I title

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Austin Westlake defeats Southlake Carroll to win Texas 6A Division I title

New division, same result for Austin Westlake in a Texas 6A state championship game.
One year after winning the 6A Division II title, Austin Westlake defeated Southlake Carroll by a final score of 52-34 to win the 6A Division I championship at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on Saturday night.
Junior quarterback Cade Klubnik shined on Texas high school football’s biggest stage, throwing for 220 yards and a touchdown on 18-20 passing to go along with 97 rushing yards and two more scores on the ground. Sophomore wide receiver Jaden Greathouse posted five receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown, while Southlake Carroll star Quinn Ewers, the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2022 went 23-for-39 for 351 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions

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Michigan high school basketball start date delayed

Michigan high school basketball players are going to have to wait a little bit longer than originally expected to begin their 2021 season.
After Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Wednesday announcement allowing indoor exercise classes and certain non-contact indoor sports to take place beginning this weekend, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) re-shuffled its schedule and released new information on its plans to proceed with winter sports.
Boys and girls basketball, competitive cheerleading, hockey and wrestling can begin practice this Saturday, with expected competition for the sports to begin on Feb. 1