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Sneak peek: Breakdown winter previews

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 10/11/17, 8:45AM CDT


Our 2017-18 basketball and hockey guidebooks will be released in mid-November

MOORHEAD — The Breakdown is pleased to release the covers of its 2017-18 winter preview guidebooks in boys' and girls' basketball and boys' hockey. See images below and/or to order our books for this coming winter high school sports season.

For the past 16 years, the Breakdown has published guidebooks on Minnesota high school girls' and boys' basketball and for the past 10 years, we've done the same for boys' hockey. Each year, we feature our preseason players of the year on the cover, along with other elite players.

This year's preseason players of the year in each sport are:

  • Boys' basketball — Tre Jones, Apple Valley
  • Girls' basketball — Sam Haiby, Moorhead
  • Boys' hockey — Carter Randklev, Moorhead

Our books are around 200 pages of pure MN high school sports, including previews on every program in the state, hundreds of top player capsules with photos and Q&A sessions, section previews and much, much more. They are the best previews/yearbooks of their kind for high school sports in the country.

Our books include:

  • Player profiles on the Super 100 seniors, Top 75 juniors, Elite 35/50 underclassmen, along with additional profiles and Q and A with HUNDREDS of the state's best players.
  • Preseason rankings on the Fab 15 in all classes.
  • Preseason All-State teams in all classes.
  • Extensive section previews on all sections.
  • Team capsules on EVERY program in the state with scouting reports on "who to watch."
  • Four-page feature stories on four programs from around the state.
  • Hundreds of photos of players and coaches.
  • Skills Q and A with top players from across the state.

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