• Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 5, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – A longstanding win was snapped, the No. 1 team held their ground barely and two additions have shaped the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school boys’ basketball rankings for the first week of February. First, No. 10 St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) slipped seven spots after having its...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Jan. 30, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – This is the portion of the season known as the innocent climb. Quietly teams are gearing up for the postseason—in some cases they are already playing—and plotting how to walk away winning their final game. This week’s Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school girls’ basketball rankings feature movement...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Jan. 29, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa.— Montverde (Fla.), No. 4 in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 boys’ basketball rankings, is back in the conscious of prep universe. Last week was a rollercoaster week of emotions for the Eagles. After gagging in the final minutes in a loss to top-ranked Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), MVA rebounded...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, January 23, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – The national portion of most teams from the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 girls’ basketball rankings have been completed. The big-time showcase weekends and tournaments have been reduced to a select few. That means most teams are concentrating on the postseason, which in Indiana and Florida, start in less...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The shakeup continued this week in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 boys’ high school basketball rankings. Here at the Spalding Hoophall Classic, the action was fast and furious at Springfield College’s Blake Arena. Though there were several lopsided scores, it was easy to see the contenders and pretenders....

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. — The latest Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school boys’ basketball rankings feature two new teams. With the season hitting midway point for several teams, the Dr. Martin Luther King Weekend is crucial. Pivotal showcase events in Springfield, Mass. (Hoophall Classic), Springfield, Mo. (Bass Pro Tournament of Champions) and...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Jan. 9, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – This was the first week of the New Year and there’s already movement in the Blue Star media Go-To 25 high school girls basketball rankings. Mater Dei (Santa, Ana, Calif.) holds onto the top spot after pedestrian victories. No. 6 St. John’s (Olney, Md.) have two key games and...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

    BENSALEM, PA – The latest Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school boys’ basketball rankings feature three additions and same top-10, save a few slots that changed hands. All teams are preparing for league, conference, region, or district play, with the following week many of the heavyweights playing at premier showcases on...

  • Go-To 25 girls’ basketball rankings, Jan. 2, 2013

    1. Mater Dei, Santa Ana, Calif. (12-0) Previous: ranking 1. Low-down:  Won the Nike Tournament of Champions’ E Division, beating No. x Riverdale Baptist School (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 96-74, in final. The Samuelson sisters, senior Karlie (38 points in final) and sophomore Katie Lou (30 points in final) were Co-MVPs. In the...

  • Go-To 25 boys’ basketball rankings, Jan. 1, 2013

    Blue Star Media Go-To 25 boys’ basketball rankings, Jan. 1, 2013  1. Findlay Prep, Henderson, Nev. (17-0) Previous rank: 1. Low-down: Won the Iolani Classic, defeating No. 5 La Lumiere School (La Porte, Ind.), 61-53. Washington-bound Nigel Williams-Goss pumped in 23 of his game-high 28 points in the second half for the...

  • Go-To 25 Football rankings Dec. 10

    This was the craziest week of football we’ve witnessed all season. When the No. 1 team goes down in the state, that’s a big deal. Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) fell at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale) in the Class 7A semifinals in a classic trap game, which we called here. No surprise STAQ...

  • 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...