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Prized recruit Cade Cunningham staying true to probation-riddled Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State basketball is on probation, meaning the Cowboys won’t be going to the NCAA tournament in 2021. That hasn’t deterred a star recruit from deciding he wants to play for OSU.
Cade Cunningham, a 6-foot-7 point guard from Texas who plays at Montverde Academy (Florida), will honor his commitment to Oklahoma State.
“Loyalty,” Cunningham said in an Instagram video. “It’s more than a word

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USA Today High School Sports Awards series premiere – The annual events are transforming to an on-demand awards show broadcast

The show must go on—especially when it comes to honoring some of the top high school athletes across America.
While many events have been canceled since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest-hit groups has been high school student-athletes. Entire sports calendars were upended, with seasons postponed and then canceled, leaving seniors without a final hurrah.
But what’s been lost has not, and will not, be forgotten.
Thanks to the tremendous efforts and some incredibly creative maneuvering, USA Today’s High School Sports Awards series will take place

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The best teams in high school sports history

The high school sports landscape has produced some absolutely dominating teams throughout history—from the juggernauts playing under the now-infamous Friday night lights to the greats on the track, in the pool, on the court, mat, and field.
Which ones are the greatest of all time, though?
That’s not an easy question to answer. Besides the school’s size (class/division), the different eras, competition, plus advancements in training and even technology makes for a lot of a grey area. (High school sports have been around since the late-1800s, too, so we’re talking about a lot of landscape.)
But when factoring in overall resumes—the dominance within the state and nationally, regardless of era—it’s hard to argue that these teams shouldn’t be considered the best in high school sports history:
(Note: Schools are listed alphabetically)
Albuquerque Academy Chargers Boys Tennis (Albuquerque, NM)
© Albuquerque Academy
Recent domination on the tennis court takes us to New Mexico, where an excellent program has held serve with seemingly relative ease

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Opponents offer tribute to star New Jersey wrestler undergoing heart surgery

These have been terrifying times for South Jersey wrestling powerhouse Paulsboro High School.
State champion Brandon Green, 170-pound class, has been hospitalized for more than a week after he became unresponsive and required CPR last Monday. The state champion went into surgery Friday about 90 minutes before his teammates wrestled Woodstown for the championship of the South Jersey, Group 1 tournament.

Best moment of my life https://t.co/YMHUHcbq3w
— Brandon Green (@brandon_green10) March 3, 2019

Per NJ