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2023 QB Jaxon Smolik discusses his joy for football and his recent invite to NextGen's The Show 2019

Of the QB prospects from the 2023 class, Jaxon Smolik has built a reputation for being among the elite. The Van Meter, Iowa native is a smooth passer from the pocket. Accuracy and arm strength are among his strongest attributes. His ability to make all the throws is evident after a brief time...

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

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...

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...

Recruiting resources for youth athletes

Here's a follow up to the Recruiting Resources we talked about adding to the site. This basic information will be very helpful to our families when they are doing research. It will help us keep...

Meet Zoe Kim, fencing champion

Zoe swaggered into my life when she was nine years old. I knew immediately that there was something special behind her penetrating gaze and confident gait. She was skinny, tiny, and was trying her...