SI Vault
March 10, 2003
Hype School
Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
March 10, 2003

Trivial Matters

View CoverRead All Articles

Hype School

Triple Threat
LeBron James may be a phenom in his sport—but there's more to high school than hoops. Which athlete's high school career included a 72-point performance in football, a 47-point game in basketball and a perfect game in which he struck out 20 of the 21 batters he faced?

a. Scott Burrell
b. Don Gullett
c. Dan Marino
d. Deion Sanders

Couldn't Miss
One high school baseball player who spawned LeBronesque attention was a pitcher in the 1970s who finished his prep career as the alltime leader in wins, shutouts and strikeouts. Who is he?

This Week's Matchup
Pair the NFL running back with the national high school rushing record he set.

1. Travis Henry
2. Ronney Jenkins
3. Billy Sims
4. Emmitt Smith

a. career 100-yard games
b. 100-yard-games streak
c. yards in a game
d. yards in a season

Call to Order
LeBron scored 2,463 high school points. Put these NBA players, each of whom had more than 3,000 points in his prep career, in order of his output.

a. Mike Bibby
b. Tony Delk
c. Othella Harrington
d. Dajuan Wagner