Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
The Don Bosco football team of Ramsey, N.J. will travel to De La Salle in Concord, Calif. for a nationally televised contest on Sept. 27.
The game will air at 10:30 EST on ESPNU.
Bosco is ranked No. 4 in the USA Today Super 25, while De La Salle is No. 7.
Bosco is the two-time New Jersey Non-Public Group 4 champ, while De La Salle is the two-time defending California Division I champ. De La Salle won a national record 151 consecutive games between 1992-2003.
Bosco, which features standout QB Brett Knief and RBs Dillon Romain and Tony Jones, also plays at St. Xavier (Ohio) Sept. 13 and home to Valley Forge Military Academy Sept. 19.
For De La Salle, Arizona recruit RB Kylan Butler rushed for 1,006 yards and 20 TDs while Blake Wayne returns at QB.
The ESPN networks will carry 19 high school football games this season, starting with Saturday’s game between Indiana powers Cathedral and Carmel at 9 a.m. on ESPN.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.