"Achievement requires more than a vision - it takes courage, resolve and tenacity." - Neil Eskelin
Mike VanKirk of La Jolla Prep in San Diego, California is known by his friends as "Big Mike" and at 7'1 and 240 pounds the nickname fits him perfect.
One of the toughest tasks for a college basketball recruiter is to project the potential of teenage big men. They frequently can look awkward, uncoordinated and inconsistent, but their size makes
He just turned 17 years old, he's 7-foot-1 and growing, and he wants to make it to the NBA. Meet Mike VanKirk, a senior at Paraclete High who might be
LANCASTER He just turned 17, he's 7-foot-1 and growing, and he wants to make it to the... | Article from Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) February 4, 2011
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Mike VanKirk, a 7-foot junior center, has decided to stay at Lancaster Paraclete after playing basketball last summer for Santa Ana Mater Dei. VanKirk's father, Mike Sr., said housing issues prevented the transfer. VanKirk won't be available until Decembe
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