• Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings 11/21/2012

    Instead of a preseason ranking this year, the Blue Star Media staff decided to present 25 girls’ basketball teams to watch. The reason? Simple. The month of December is crazy and the national rankings usually take a beating. College coaches scratched their heads wondering; why not wait ‘til after the New Year?...

  • Go-To 25 Football rankings, Dec. 3, 2012

    Only three more weekends remain in the high school football season. No. 1 Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) has a trap-game Friday in the Florida Class 7A semifinals at perennial power St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale). Ten teams have been crowned champions in their respective postseason competitions. This weekend two more have a chance...

  • Go-To 25 Football rankings #13 Nov. 26, 2012

    Game Ball Alabama commit Derrick Henry surpassed one of the longest-standing records in all of sports on Friday night when he broke the national high school career rushing yardage record. The Yulee, Florida native broke the 59-year-old record set by Sugarland, Texas star Ken Hall with a 52-yard touchdown run in the...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, 11/14/2012

    HENDERSON, Nev. – Todd Simon is the caretaker of schoolboy basketball’s top program. Simon, who was an assistant at Findlay Prep in suburban Las Vegas for the last five years, inherits a program that inherits the coveted No. 1 spot in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 preseason rankings. Simon, the trusted...

  • Go-To-25 #11 November 12

    Blue Star Media Go-To 25 rankings, Nov. 12, 2012 1. Manatee, Bradenton, Fla. (10-0) Previous rank: 1. Recap: Defeated Lakewood Ranch (Bradenton), 49-6. The Canes enter the postseason having won 22 straight games. RB Trevon Walters ran for 11 yards and three TDs on only five carries. Up next: Friday vs. Northeast...

  • Go-To 25 Football Rankings, #7

    Top-ranked Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) cruised then-No. 13 Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) crashed out of the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school football rankings. Here’s what stood out as some states are already cranking up the playoffs. Triple Option What we learned All but one school shifted positions in the Blue Star Media...

  • Go-To 25 Football Rankings

    For the most part it was a cut-and dry weekend nationally. There were tremendous individual and team performances. No changes this week in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school football rankings. Hopefully there are more competitive weeks ahead. Triple Option What we learned Not much, actually. It was one of...

  • Go-To-25: October 1

    For the most part it was a cut-and dry weekend nationally. There were tremendous individual and team performances. Just one team joins the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school football rankings. Don’t worry better weekends are ahead. Triple Option What we learned It’s a lonely at the top in Texas’ largest...

  • Go-To-25: September 24

    The final weekend of September features several teams in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school football rankings coming off byes or headed into their off weekend. This week features two additions, one from the East Region and another from the Midlands. Triple Option What we learned After playing a handful...

  • Go-To-25: September 17

      That loud thud you heard last weekend from the Southeast was then-No. 1 Grayson (Loganville, Ga.) going down. Grayson, the defending Class AAAAA champion, will regroup Friday but it must sting because the Rams were headed to a national championship. This week two schools debut in the Blue Star Media Go-To...

  • Go To 25 Football Rankings #2

    Hard to believe but a few states will hit the midway point of the season this weekend. After covering high school sports for nearly three decades, more teams are playing national-themed games allowing the rankings to gain more credibility. Triple Option What we learned The top four teams from the Blue Star...

  • How the Blue Star Go-To 25 fared this weekend

      The action is just beginning to heat up, matching the oppressive temperatures that comprise the Dog Days of August. Last weekend the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school football teams went 9-1, with the lone loss occurring in a head to head matchup on Thursday in Nevada. Eleven Go-To 25...

  • Go-To-25 Information Update

    Only four Blue Star Go-To 25 High School Football Preseason rankings – all from the Southland – debuted this weekend. Starting Friday six more tee it up. Triple Option What we learned: All four Blue Star Go-To 25 teams won but that’s deceiving. It was business as usual for No. 16 Trinity...

  • Blue Star Media Go-To-25

    BENSALEM, Pa. – Are you ready for some football? Hard to believe but the season kicks off this weekend in some states. The rollout continues each weekend until mid-September when every state and the District of Columbia are in full swing. Blue Star Media might be associated with grassroots and high school...

  • Live in Atlantic City 2

    GALLOWAY, N.J. – Kamall Richards has a daunting task. In the next fee weeks, he’s selecting a destination for his post-graduate year and then a college decision. “I’m not sure yet but I’ll be deciding in a couple of weeks because school is starting,” said Richards, who is playing for the We...

  • Live in Atlantic City

    GALLOWAY, N.J. – Andrew Wiggins still makes waves even when he’s a no-show at a major event with the final NCAA “live period” coming to a close later this week. CIA Bounce 17U was here in full force – save Wiggins – Wednesday at the opening day of Live in AC at...