All posts tagged "Blue Star"

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    Twice As Nice In Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio– The first spring evaluation period kicked off last week in Columbus and the Buckeye capital city played host to two talent loaded back-to-back events showcasing players from Ohio. The 4th Annual USJN Capital City Challenge featured 70 teams with 64 college coaches courtside on the campus of Pickerington Central High...

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    West Coast Sports Alliance Golden Gate Showcase

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.– The next thing in West Coast girls’ basketball took off this past weekend with...

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    Deep South Classic 2017

    RALEIGH, N.C. — More than 400 club teams from all over the country (and world) invaded the Tar Heel state last weekend for the first NCAA Evaluation weekend and the 2017 Deep South Classic.  If what we saw was any indication, there is plenty of great basketball ahead throughout the spring and...

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    USJN Great Plains Qualifier

      WICHITA, KS–The ability to objectively and accurately evaluate prospects is a hallmark attribute of successful college recruiters.  Rankings, while fun to debate and use as a tool, are meaningless in comparison to the keen eye of a strong evaluator, and evaluating talent is a holistic exercise; how does the player you’re watching...

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    Second Annual Southwest Sports Alliance Spring Classic

    SOUTHLAKE, Texas—The second annual Southwest Sports Alliance Spring Classic accomplished what few businesses can lay claim to...

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    Examining The Curry Effect

    There’s a certain arrogance that comes with overstepping ethical boundaries, particularly when your resume doesn’t come with...

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    Virginia AAU

    HAMPTON, Va. – Once upon a time… How many great stories start with this phrase? Well, once upon a time, AAU was a noun, short for Amateur Athletic Union, an organization that still today sponsors sports leagues and tournaments for non-professional players all over the country. Once upon a time, teams of...

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    USJN Midwest Qualifier – 2017

    CHICAGO, Ill.– A wise man, somewhat of a maverick, once declared, “I want the truth,” to which another equally wise man, albeit slightly more irascible and prone to self-incrimination, responded, “You can’t handle the truth!”  Not only did this exchange lead to the exoneration of Dawson and Downey (kids, get some culture),...

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    Elite Girls Basketball Middle School All-American Games 2017

    SOUTHLAKE, Texas– While the “Big Dogs” were in Dallas deciding the NCAA 2017 Women’s Basketball Championship, the...

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    Game Time – McDonald’s 2017

    CHICAGO, Ill.—With the eyes of the women’s basketball world about to be focused on Dallas and the...

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    McDonald’s 2017 – Breakdown And Images

    CHICAGO, Ill.—This weekend 24 athletes will descend on the Windy City from across America for what many...

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    Catching Up – Minnesota State Tournament

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Blue Star Media State Tournament Tour 2017 touched down in the Great White North last week for the Minnesota State High School League 2017 Girls Basketball Championships.  Beyond the athletes on the floor, Hundreds of students showed up, stood up, and represented their schools dressed in hard hats,...

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    Catching Up – West Virginia State Tournament

    CHARLESTON W.Va.– For 41 years now, the WVSSAC State Basketball Tournament has brought the state’s best 24 girls high school teams to Charleston to compete in three classifications for the right to display the state champion crown for a year. This time around we found some not so familiar teams on hand...

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    Championship Saturday in Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Any conversation involving the top states in girl’s high school basketball generally will include the folks...

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    Ohio State Tournament – Day Two

    COLUMBUS, Ohio– Day two of the 42nd annual OHSAA State Tournament featured semifinal battles in the Division...

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    Day One – Ohio State Tournament

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—While all the attention right now may be surrounding the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tournament first...