About The Lake
The Lake Michigan Football Report aims to provide the most in-depth coverage for Michigan high school football outside of Metro Detroit! Focusing its efforts on the hidden gems of Northern and West Michigan athletes, “THE LAKE” (as we affectionately call it) will feature player rankings, in-depth recruiting analyses and weekly game breakdowns. We will also feature exposure events and educational workshops for high school football players throughout the area.
Conferences: Big North, Highland, Lake Michigan, Lakeland, Lakes 8, Northwest, O-K Black, O-K Blue, O-K Bronze, O-K Gold, O-K Green, O-K Red, O-K Silver, O-K White, Red Arrow, Ski Valley-South, Southwestern-North, Southwestern-West, West Michigan, Wolverine B-North, Wolverine B-South
Individual schools: Constantine, Hackett, Kalamazoo Christian, Loy-Norrix, Manistee, Muskegon Catholic Central, Muskegon Heights, Parchment, Schoolcraft, Traverse City St. Francis, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian
Who We Are
The Lake Michigan Football Report comes to you courtesy of a joint venture between Childress Sports Consulting and Bank Football. Tapping into their Northern and West Michigan roots and massive expertise in collegiate athletic recruiting, Steve Bell and Ira Childress’ partnership will provide unprecedented exposure and educational opportunities for Northern & West Michigan student-athletes.
Bank Football is owned and operated by Steve Bell, founder of BankHoops.com and a successful sports writer for MLive.com. Bell’s expert recruiting analysis services are highly sought after by hundreds of collegiate athletic coaches in football and basketball. For Bell’s full bio, please click here.
Childress Sports Consulting is owned and operated by Ira Childress. The firm provides educational workshops for high school and college student-athletes on the topics of recruiting, leadership development, social media. The firm also hosts recruiting exposure events such as the Northern Michigan Football Combine & Exposure Camp. For Childress’ full bio, please click here.