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November 27, 2008 at 10:54 AM

Some Turkey Day links

I’ll start with a familiar name making some big headlines in ESPNRise.com’s basketball rankings.

Three-point play

Player of the week: Guard Avery Bradley of No. 5 Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) totaled 37 points and seven steals against New England prep school competition last weekend in Smithfield, R.I. Avery, a Texas recruit, had 19 points on 9-of-16 shooting and five steals against St. Andrew’s (Barrington, R.I.). He followed that effort with 28 points (making 12 of 17 shots), three rebounds and two steals in a key 82-76 win over St. mark’s (Southborough, Mass.).

In said rankings, Rainier Beach is the only Washington team ranked at No. 18.

A H.S. girl is petitioning to play baseball for her school in Indiana.

A judge in California rules that foster kids can play football. Some playoffs games were postponed in anticipation of this decision.

In updated national football rankings, Skyline is seventh in the USA Today Super 25, 15th in ESPNRise.com’s rankings (with Bellevue at 44), and 26th in the Rivals 100 (with the Wolverines coming in at No. 61).

Girls soccer teams from Skyline and Mead get national love in the final rankings. Add Everett, the 3A state champs, in the top 3 in the state.

A young football player’s religion has kept him from playing games between Friday night to sundown Saturday night.

A look into battling doping at the high-school level.

How much do player ratings in high school really matter?

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