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2023 OL Miles McVay earns spot on Youth1's Freshman450

Miles McVay is one of the most decorated athletes in the Class of 2023 and the East St. Louis Senior High School product just added another accolade to his growing list. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound offensive tackle, who has been offered by Bethune Cookman University, is a member of the 2019 Youth1...

2023 WR Ryan Boyd discusses his standout performance at the UA Next Game and his recent invite to NextGen's The Show

Ryan Boyd talks to Youth1 about his standout performance at the UA Next Game and his recent invite to NextGen's The Show 2019.

Y1 Catch-up: Maria Auth is scoring big at Penn State

Street, Maryland’s Maria Auth has come a long way from playing lacrosse as a pint-sized youngster, and she’ll only keep going. She just finished her freshman year at Penn State University, where she...

Y1on1 with Softball Gold Medalist and ESPN Analyst, Michele Smith

Y1on1 with Softball Gold Medalist and ESPN Analyst, Michele Smith

2023 RB/WR Jaylon McKenzie puts on impressive performance at the UA Next Game in Orlando, FL

2023 RB/WR Jaylon McKenzie shined at the UA Next Game in Orlando, FL.

Diamond Jacks Super 10U captures Fall Invitational championship

The Diamond Jacks Super 10U squad built a five-run lead against Legends Baseball Gold before hanging on for dear life and coming away with a 6-5 victory and the Fall Invitational championship on...

How Julio Jones got recruited

Before Julio Jones was a top-10 pick and five-time Pro Bowler, he was an 11-year old playing with his brother in the backyard, dreaming of playing professional football. But the first step was to get...

Youth1 announces strategic partnership with ACES Nation

Morristown, N.J./Tampa FL. – Youth1 Media, LLC of Morristown, N.J., the nation’s largest digital youth sports media company, announces a strategic partnership with ACES Nation of Tampa, Florida, a...

The dangers of overhydration: what you need to know

A bottle of water and sports go hand in hand. The logic behind it is elementary: you work out or play sports, you sweat, you dehydrate, you drink water, you replenish and rehydrate. But as with any...