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Beyond athletic scholarships: A parent’s guide to creating a better college financial package

USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the college recruiting process. Here, you’ll find practical tips and real-world advice on becoming a better recruit to maximize your opportunities to play at the college level. 1,014 more words


A few anecdotes from signing day

National Signing Day has come and gone. With the first major decision of their young adult lives now finalized, athletes can now focus on enjoying the rest of their senior year and look ahead towards graduation. 625 more words


Watch Michigan surprise (um, scare) Andrew Dakich with scholarship

How do you award a walk-on a scholarship?

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein decided to scare Zionsville’s Andrew Dakich with one.

Beilein arranged for campus police to visit a team meeting and read a statement that required the senior guard to accompany them to the “compliance office.” 223 more words


Junior Golf: Remembrance And Respect

Today is a special day so in this Monday Mulligan we’re going to encourage Dad and Mom to spend a few minutes with your junior golfer and talk about another subject other than golf. 212 more words

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Meet the eighth-grader with a scholarship offer from Alabama

HALLANDALE, Fla. – Say “Jesus” at the Machado house, and all the males will likely look your way.

There’s Jesus Javier Sr., a 6-6, 330-pound auto mechanic and former high school defensive tackle. 1,337 more words


VIDEO: Owen Pappoe is a freak with 30 offers and only a freshman

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Grayon (Loganville, Ga.) outside linebacker Owen Pappoe is known as “The Freak.”

He’s 6 foot, 205 pounds and only a freshman. Offers starting coming in as an eighth grader and now as he finishes his ninth-grader year, the total stands at more than 30. 78 more words