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Marching On, Marshall Laces Up with Otsego

Marching On, Marshall Laces Up with Otsego
Friday, April 1, 2016
The Marshall girls basketball team brought one of the largest, loudest and most supportive groups of fans to the Breslin Center during last month's two weekends of MHSAA Basketball Finals. But as the Redhawks faithful cheered their local team to its first Class B title...
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#TBT: Redettes Bring Home Class A Title

#TBT: Redettes Bring Home Class A Title
Thursday, March 31, 2016
If you never have dreams, they can never come true. For coach Barb Crill and the girls basketball team from Marquette, the dream was to win an MHSAA basketball crown.
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Performance: Cousino's Kierra Fletcher

Performance: Cousino's Kierra Fletcher
Thursday, March 24, 2016
It’s fair to say that few outside of Macomb County and perhaps the Greater Detroit area knew much about Warren Cousino girls basketball and Kierra Fletcher in particular before last weekend. But in scoring a combined 64 points over two games and leading the unra...
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Highlight Reel: Girls Basketball Finals

Highlight Reel: Girls Basketball Finals
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The 2015-16 girls basketball season came to a close Saturday night at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, where four first-time champions were crowned.  Click below for video highlights from the Finals from Fox Sports Detroit.
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Marshall Leaves No Room for Regrets

Marshall Leaves No Room for Regrets
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Sal Konkle couldn't hold back the tears as she watched her Marshall basketball players celebrate the fulfillment of a dream that appeared to vanish 35 years ago. Konkle was a star senior on the only other Marshall team to play for an MHSAA championship, but she was on...
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Senior Leads Arbor Prep to New Heights

Senior Leads Arbor Prep to New Heights
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Ypsilanti Arbor Prep finished its fifth season of high school girls basketball Saturday. Nastassja Chambers finished her fourth season on the varsity. That makes her the first star in the program’s young history – and one that will be remembered for years ...
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Cousino Ends Historic Run Atop Class A

Cousino Ends Historic Run Atop Class A
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Kierra Fletcher hit the floor with her body, one of the hazards when driving to the basket, then slapped it with her hands when she realized her shot had fallen. She got up and pumped her right fist in the air before going to the line and making the free throw. These w...
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Pittsford Caps Finals Return as Champ

Pittsford Caps Finals Return as Champ
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Laura Smith's emotions whirled like a tornado Saturday afternoon. After her team came so close a year ago to winning its first MHSAA championship, the Pittsford senior was ecstatic. But realizing immediately that her four-year varsity career was done after an incredib...
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Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The second day of the MHSAA Girls Basketball Semifinals, presented by Sparrow Health System, produced one of the most dramatic finishes in a long time, as the field is now set for Saturday’s championship games. Click below for MHSAA.tv highlights and links to ...
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Marshall Believes, Earns Title Game Trip

Marshall Believes, Earns Title Game Trip
Friday, March 18, 2016
Believe it. Marshall will play Saturday for its first MHSAA girls basketball championship. But only because the Redhawks believed they would – all the way through two free throws with 1.4 seconds to play that made it so.
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'Underdog' Sailors Sink Reigning Champ

'Underdog' Sailors Sink Reigning Champ
Friday, March 18, 2016
Grand Rapids South Christian rarely plays a girls basketball game it’s not expected to win. So labeling the Sailors "underdogs" probably was an exaggerated assessment heading into Friday’s Class B Semifinal again reigning champion Detroit Country Day.
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Cousino Makes Name in Semifinal Debut

Cousino Makes Name in Semifinal Debut
Friday, March 18, 2016
By at least some in the know, little was expected of Warren Cousino and Hudsonville heading into this MHSAA Tournament – both entered unranked. Both then won Regional titles for the first time last week, and extended dream seasons with a Semifinal matchup Friday...
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King Rises Again to Reach Class A Final

King Rises Again to Reach Class A Final
Friday, March 18, 2016
Micaela Kelly was a big fan of the Detroit Martin Luther King football team in November when it won its first MHSAA championship since 2007. Now she and her teammates are receiving that support in return as they pursue a first Class A title since 2006.
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Highlight Reel: Class C-D Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class C-D Semifinals
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Class C and D finalists at the 2016 MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament, presented by Sparrow Health System, were determined Thursday in front of more than 5,000 fans at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Click below for links to Semifinals highlights and the games ...
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2nd-Half Surge lifts Sacred Heart in Class D

2nd-Half Surge lifts Sacred Heart in Class D
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Averi Gamble had a smile on her face for all but a few seconds of the final minute of Thursday night’s MHSAA Semifinal. Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart’s Class D championship win two years ago was “the best moment of my life, thus far,” she said af...
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Pittsford Earns Title Game Return

Pittsford Earns Title Game Return
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Pittsford’s girls basketball team returned to the Breslin Center on Thursday only a few players different than the team that fell in overtime of the Class D Final a year ago. But the Wildcats set themselves up to show much difference a year can make with a 62-43...
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No Disappointment for Arbor Prep

No Disappointment for Arbor Prep
Thursday, March 17, 2016
She needed about a month. But by the end of last April, Nastassja Chambers got over Ypsilanti Arbor Prep’s loss in the 2015 Class C Semifinals. This weekend, she and her teammates are one step closer to avoiding disappointment – and then some.
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St Francis Stands Tall in Run to 1st Final

St Francis Stands Tall in Run to 1st Final
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Regardless of the winner, a team from Thursday’s first Class C Semifinal was going to finish this weekend playing in an MHSAA championship game for the first time.  And Traverse City St. Francis – especially 6-foot-4 junior Juliana Phillips – wa...
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A-B Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

A-B Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Fans of Michigan high school girls basketball are familiar with the work over the decades of Detroit Martin Luther King, Detroit Country Day and Grand Rapids South Christian. Five more Class A and B semifinalists have the opportunity this weekend to join them as MHSAA...
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C-D Preview: Favorites Seeking to Finish

C-D Preview: Favorites Seeking to Finish
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The proposed favorites at this weekend’s MHSAA Class C and D Girls Basketball Finals have unfinished business from trips to the Breslin Center a year ago. Ypsilanti Arbor Prep and Pittsford entered the postseason as the top-ranked teams in those classes, respecti...
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