This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.), John Curtis (River Ridge, La.), DeSoto (Texas) Hold Strong In Top Three Spots In The USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 Football Rankings

-- Whitmer ( Toledo, Ohio) Debuts in No. 12 Spot; Glenbard West ( Glen Ellyn, Ill.), Lawrence Central ( Indianapolis, Ind.) and North Allegheny ( Wexford, Pa.) also enter rankings for first time--

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Number one-ranked Manatee HS ( Bradenton, Fla.), No. 2 John Curtis ( River Ridge, La.) and No. 3 DeSoto (Texas), along with the rest of the top nine teams from last week's rankings, continue to hold strong in the USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 national high school football editorial rankings for the week of Nov. 26.  During the week, four previously-ranked teams in the midst of state playoffs— Mentor (Ohio), Byrnes ( Duncan, S.C.), Coppell (Texas) and Don Bosco Prep ( Ramsey, N.J.) — suffered losses that knocked them out of the rankings.

The USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 rankings appear in today's print edition of USA TODAY Sports and are also available online at USA TODAY High School Sports (

The USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 is now in its 30 th year as the most prestigious high school ranking platform in the nation. Gatorade is the Official Fuel of the Super 25 rankings platform, which includes computer rankings of every major high school football, baseball, boys and girls basketball and boys and girls lacrosse team in the nation.

The biggest change in this week's Super 25 comes out of Ohio where Whitmer ( Toledo, Ohio)—debuting in the No. 12 slot this week—defeated last week's 10th-ranked team, Mentor, in Ohio's Division I state semifinals.  Whitmer will now meet Moeller (Cincinnati)—the year-end No. 1 team in the first-ever USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 rankings in 1982—for the Ohio state title.

Also making its first appearance in this year's Super 25 is Glenbard West ( Glen Ellyn, Ill.), which debuts at No. 23 and completed an undefeated season by claiming the 7A state title this past Saturday against Lincoln-Way East ( Frankfort, Ill.).  Lawrence Central ( Indianapolis, Ind.) also enters the Super 25 in the No. 24 slot after claiming the 5A state Division I title against Snider ( Fort Wayne, Ind.), while North Allegheny ( Wexford, Pa.) debuts at No. 25 heading into the state AAAA quarterfinals this weekend against McDowell ( Erie, Pa.)

Bellevue (Wash.) remains undefeated at 13-0 and held onto the No. 4 spot as it prepares for the 3A state title game at the Tacoma Dome, while Katy (Texas) held onto its No. 5 position in the rankings as the team heads into the Region III semifinals against La Porte (Texas) at Reliant Stadium in Houston.  

Following is the complete listing of this week's USA TODAY High School Sports football rankings.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.74 0.00%
FB $117.58 0.00%
GOOG $693.01 0.00%
TSLA $240.76 0.00%
YHOO $36.60 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,773.64 -57.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,065.30 -10.51 -0.51%
NASDAQ 4,775.3580 -29.9330 -0.62%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs