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Dan Lanning visits 5-star Oregon QB commit Dante Moore

The recruiting contact period opened up Friday marking the first day college coaches were allowed to conduct in-home visits and meet with recruits away from campus before the start of the early signing period later this month. Who coaches see first is always an indication of the priority recruits in the class, and for Oregon there is one clear target who the staff wants to have in the mix once pens start going to paper later this month.

Meet Wolverines RB Blake Corum’s Girlfriend, Activist Makiah Shipp

Football fans and analysts have been projecting that Michigan Wolverines running back, Blake Corum, has a promising future beyond collegiate athletics. Since his season-ending injury this year, Michigan fans are not only speculating when Corum will make a comeback, but they’re also intrigued about his love life. Blake Corum’s girlfriend, Makiah Shipp, is a youth advocate and social justice activist. The city of Detroit acknowledged Shipp for her amazing work at a young age. We give a little glimpse into some of her accomplishments in this Makiah Shipp wiki.

UT's Detroit natives fired up about returning to hometown

Dyontae Johnson, Dequan Finn, Peny Boone, Kelvin Ateman, and Esean Carter are Detroit natives who won state championships at Ford Field. So did Corey Parker as head coach at powerhouse River Rouge. On Saturday, the hexad of Toledo Rockets hopes to encounter that championship feeling again inside the Detroit Lions’ stadium when UT faces Ohio in the Mid-American Conference championship game. “I just can’t wait to get back to Detroit,” Finn said. “There’s a lot of old memories on that field. It’s a refreshing feeling. It means a lot just being from there.”

Tyrone Spencer of Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. High School named the 2022 Detroit Lions High School Football Coach of the Year

Detroit, MI —The Detroit Lions have named Tyrone Spencer of Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. High School the 2022 Detroit Lions High School Football Coach of the Year. Spencer's Crusaders defeated the Muskegon Big Reds 56-27 to win the MHSAA Division 3 state championship, their 2nd Division 3 state championship in a row. The Crusaders, from the Detroit Public School League, finished the season 10-3, outscoring their opponents 503-224.

2022 MAC Championship Game: Matchup, kickoff time, TV

The 2022 MAC Championship Game is set with the Toledo Rockets facing the Ohio Bobcats. The game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Ohio claimed their spot in the 2022 MAC Championship Game after finishing atop the East Division with a 7-1 conference record (9-3 overall). Ohio has appeared in the championship game four times previously and lost in each contest (2006, 2009, 2011, and 2016).

Meet the 2022 MLive Metro Detroit Football Dream Team for defense

After another fun season of football, it is time to recognize the Metro Detroit Football Dream Team for defense. This follows the Metro Detroit Football Dream Team for offense that was released on Wednesday. This includes punters and coaches as well. Yesterday’s offensive team also included some all-purpose player selections, meaning some defensive names who also excelled on offense will be found on that list.

Pistons go back to school for winter clothes giveaways

Gompers Elementary-Middle School students jumped and screamed at the sight of Pistons star Cade Cunningham walking their way yesterday.Driving the news: Cunningham was joined by forward Saddiq Bey and head coach Dwane Casey at the Brightmoor neighborhood school as part of a winter gear giveaway in partnership with Every School Day Counts Detroit. The entire Pistons roster traveled to five local schools handing out coats, hats and gloves to more than 2,800 students.What's more: Cunningham made a surprise $10,000 donation to Gompers in addition to $50,000 for Detroit schools and $20,000 for two schools in his hometown Arlington, Texas.Why it...

USF splits basketball doubleheader with Wayne State

South Dakota publications react to more Gannett layoffs at Argus Leader. The news of more lost jobs at the state’s largest newspaper is a shock for those in the industry. But many are looking to new publications and newsrooms as a potential new avenue.

De La Salle football wins second straight state title

WARREN — De La Salle Collegiate is on top for the second straight year in Division 2 football. Outscoring opponents 175-29 in the playoffs this year behind a core of seniors leaders on both sides of the ball, De La Salle showed once more why they were the reigning state champions.
Dearborn Press & Guide

Dearborn High girls basketball takes down Trenton w/ PHOTO GALLERY

It was another opening week crossover battle between Downriver and Dearborn area girls’ basketball teams on Thursday night at Dearborn High School. Holding its season opener, Dearborn High welcomed in Trenton, which was looking to bounce back from a five-point loss to Grosse Ile in its first game on Tuesday.

Meet 20 Metro Detroit girls basketball players to watch for 2022-23 season

The girls high school basketball season opens this week in Michigan and there will be many talented players taking the court across the Metro Detroit coverage area. Here is a look into 20 of the top players from the area, with an extra list of more to watch for. Do you have more players to suggest? Help us follow them this season by emailing with reports and stats.