Welcome to ESPNHS New York!

No matter what people say, you can't ignore New York's rèsumè. It's the birthplace of Michael Jordan, produced the likes of Kemba Walker and Mike Tyson, and even has its own anthem (props to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys).

With that said, a monthly magazine covering the area just didn't seem like enough. That's why with this post, I present to you ESPNHS New York, a blog solely devoted to prep sports news in the Empire State!

Understand, though, this isn't your normal blog. Along with providing the latest sports news, we're going to hit on all kinds of topics, like:

-Weekly state rankings (Yep, we love a good debate)

-Had a monster game? We'll give you some love in our "Got Game" feature

-See if the state's top ballers are living up to the hype as well as who's on the rise with our All-State Teams and Stock Watch

-Bonus content from material that didn't make it into ESPNHS magazine

Those are just a few highlights of what's to come in this space. And as we get things rolling, we like to encourage democracy here at ESPNHS New York, so feel free to send me any content ideas you may have, or just leave a comment below. I'm on Twitter (@brandoncparker) and email (brandon.c.parker@espn.com).

Elite 11 quarterback Chad Kelly is a fan and we hope you will be, too!