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17U Post-Season Series: Expectations Met?

Over the next several days NHR is going to tackle several different items from the 17u season in relation to players, teams, and events.  We start with what teams met expectations, what teams exceeded expectations, and what teams underachieved. 
August 7, 2018

Recruiting Report: Zach Gazda (2019)

North Branch's Zach Gazda talks recruiting, Viking expectations and more in our update with the 6-foot-9 center.
August 1, 2018

D1 Summer Classic: Friday Afternoon

The D1 Summer Classic got going earlier today and NHR has you covered from the first several hours of the event. Who won? Who played well? Get the info now.
July 20, 2018

D1 Summer Classic: The Predictions

What do we think will happen this weekend at the D1 Summer Classic? Let's run you through our predictions as the games get started in Shakopee.
July 20, 2018

D1 Summer Classic: The Prospect Preview

What players will coaches get a chance to see at the D1 Summer Classic over the next several days?  NHR runs you through the list of 2019 talent now. 
July 19, 2018

First Look: The D1 Summer Classic

Roughly half of the top 25 17u teams in Minnesota as well as good programs from Iowa and North Dakota will be competing in the D1 Summer Classic this week in Shakopee.  Today we take our first look at the D1 Summer Classic. 
July 18, 2018

Team Rankings: 17u top 25

Today's 17u top 25 update comes after Minnesota teams played in 11 different events in eight different locations around the country. Fury Wilde and Crossfire P brought home first place honors.
July 16, 2018

The SPBL Preview

This weekend the Sanford Pentagon Basketball League will run parallel with the Summer Slam in Sioux Falls.  It's their third and final weekend of play.
July 13, 2018

Summer Slam/SPBL 17U Prospect Preview

Looking for talent in Sioux Falls this weekend?  Here is a list of talent you need to see before you walk into the Pentagon over the weekend.  The Summer Slam/SPBL talent list. 
July 13, 2018

Summer Slam Preview

Want to see the best players in both North Dakota and South Dakota compete against one another? Your best chance is Summer Slam this weekend! The preview is here.
July 13, 2018

Minnesota 17U: Who To See & Where They’ll Be (Part 2)

Minnesota teams are right now in planes, airports, or loaded vehicles getting ready to kick off the July period in front of coaches.  Who from Minnesota should they go see?  NHR lets you know now. 
July 11, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Fury Defends Their Way to the Semis

The Great Plains Alliance continued on today with 14 of the 16 NSIC schools watching and all of the MIAC looking in.  What did they see? We break down the top performers now.
June 29, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Thursday Night Standouts

With excellent match-ups lining the first day of the Great Plains Alliance, college coaches showed up in big numbers.  Who impressed? Prep Hoops was on hand to fill you in.
June 28, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: Thursday

The South Dakota Attack, ECI Prospects, and North Dakota Attack all opened their 2018 Great Plains Alliance with solid opponents.  Who impressed?  PHD fills you in now.
June 28, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: The Predictions

Who is going to win the big games this weekend up in St. Cloud? Prep Hoops attempts to give you our predictions today!
June 27, 2018

Great Plains Alliance: First Look

The Great Plains Alliance traditionally has more local D2, D3, and NAIA coaches in attendance than any other Upper Midwest event of the 17u season. Want to be looked at by those schools? The GPA is where you need to be. Today we take our first look at the event.
June 25, 2018

Team Rankings: 17u, 16u & 15u

Minnesota Crossfire Belle won the Wisconsin Playmakers event over the weekend building their record to 18-8 on the season. Crossfire and Magic Hannah highlight this week's rankings after event titles.
June 11, 2018

NHR State Tournament: 16U All Tournament Team

The 16U State Tournament was won by Fury Kline over the weekend and today we honor the top players from the event in our All Tournament Team.
June 5, 2018

NHR State Tournament: Saturday Impact Performances

Highlighting ten of the best impact performances from Saturday's action in Burnsville at the NHR State Tournament.
June 2, 2018

#NHRState: 16u Elite Eight Predictions

Who is going to be playing for the #NHRState title this weekend at the 16u level?  We break that down right now as we prep for state this weekend! 
May 31, 2018

#NHRState : 17U Elite Eight Prediction

Who at the 17u level is making the push to the Elite Eight at #NHRState? We give you our thoughts at NHR right now!
May 30, 2018

#NHRState : The top 50 2019s participating

There is going to be college coaches from D3, NAIA, and the local junior college levels watching this weekend very closely. Who are 50 guys they will be watching? We list them and break it down now.
May 30, 2018

NHR State: First Look

The spring season finishes up this weekend with the Northstar State Tournament.  What teams are fighting for the first title of June?  NHR gives you the first look now. 
May 29, 2018

The Fury Shootout Preview

The Fury Shootout tips-off Friday night and continues on through Sunday afternoon at Burnsville High School. This is a solid field of teams will provide an interesting weekend.
May 16, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Outstate Standouts

Taking a look at 20 players from outside of the metro that made impressions over the three days of Battle at the Lakes in the 15u, 16u, and 17u divisions.
May 16, 2018

Proving Grounds: Standout Interior Players

In this article we’ll take a look at some of the standout interior players from the weekend in the 17u action.
May 2, 2018

Future Stars Classic: Top Shot Blockers

Who were the most impressive rim protectors at Future Stars?
May 2, 2018

Proving Grounds: Standout Wings

In this article we’ll take a look at some of the standout wings from the weekend in the 17u action.
May 1, 2018

Future Stars Classic: Top Rebounders

Glass cleaners! Who was snatching boards all weekend long?
May 1, 2018

Future Stars Classic: Top Shooters

Who scorched the nets at Future Stars?
April 30, 2018

Team Rankings: PHD Area 17u Top 15

How did the 17u Grassroots teams in North Dakota and South Dakota do last weekend? What do the rankings look like at 17U? Have a look now.
April 30, 2018

Proving Grounds: Standout Guards

In this article we’ll take a look at some of the standout guards from the weekend in the 17u action.
April 30, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Sunday

The end to an excellent weekend of Proving Grounds play came Sunday afternoon when the Kansas City Spurs earned a second open period championship with a hard-fought 51-45 win over the Minnesota Fury.
April 30, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Saturday Evening

As we move into Championship Sunday at the Proving Grounds in the Twin Cities we take a look at a few of the better performances from Saturday night and look at who is playing for gold on Sunday.
April 29, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Saturday Afternoon

Bracket play has begun on the Proving Grounds and one team up for the task has been the Kansas City Spurs.  A championship in Omaha and now the Spurs want one in the Twin Cities.  
April 28, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Five Things to Watch For

The Proving Grounds are in Bloomington, Minnesota and the action starts tonight. What are some of the items that we will be watching?
April 27, 2018

The Proving Grounds: 16u Preview

The Proving Grounds 16u event kicks off Friday night and will include some of the best teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and others areas.
April 26, 2018

Preview: Prep Hoops Proving Grounds

A look at the Wisconsin teams participating in the 2018 Prep Hoops Proving Grounds.
April 26, 2018

The Proving Grounds: 17u Preview

The Prep Hoops Proving Grounds are in Minnesota, this weekend. Some of the better teams in the Midwest will compete in an open period event right here in the Twin Cities.
April 24, 2018

Team Rankings: 17u Week 3

D1 Minnesota remains unbeaten, Howard Pulley and Grassroots Sizzle were solid on the circuit, Fury Wilde was in the elite eight of the Jam Fest, Comets Lewis was undefeated in Dallas, Heat MacDonald made the Omaha title game, Rip City won the Select Classic, and Crossfire Belle won the Spring Jam.
April 23, 2018

The Spring Jam Preview

This weekend in Sioux Falls the annual Spring Jam will be played with teams from the surrounding states joining for a solid event.  PHD breaks it down today.  
April 18, 2018

Comets Shootout: 17U New Names to Know

At the Comets Shootout over the weekend the NHR team was introduced to some new players that caught our eye, and will likely catch the eye of college coaches at some level. Here is our group of "17U New Names to Know".
April 11, 2018

Recruiting Report: Owen Boerema (2019)

Litchfield wing Owen Boerema is a versatile, efficient 6-foot-4 wing that is one of the more talented, under the radar players in the state of Minnesota's 2019 class.
April 10, 2018

Comets Shootout: The 17U Talent Run Through

The massive amount of players that were in St. Cloud this week will result in a 3-4 day unloading of content from our NHR team on Minnesota talent. Today I share my notes on some things we liked from top players, and some guys that stood out more so than in the past.
April 9, 2018

17U Run-Through: Minnesota Crossfire

The Minnesota Crossfire Belle squad went 34-7 a year ago and is ready to ride that momentum into their 17u season. They were a top 6-7 16u level team a year ago, and now the 17u year is upcoming.
April 4, 2018

Prospect Spotlight: Zach Gazda (2019)

Mississippi 8 All-Conference performer Zach Gazda (2019) of North Branch will be playing for Crossfire Bellefeuille this summer.
April 4, 2018

Best of the Midwest Preview

What to expect from Iowa's teams traveling to Madison
April 21, 2016

Crossfire Schmidt 17U

Crossfire Baliey 17U

Crossfire Bellefeuille 16U

Crossfire Peterson 16U

Crossfire Kiekhoefer 15U