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'Blazer Basketball' Follows Coach's Lead

'Blazer Basketball' Follows Coach's Lead
Friday, January 20, 2017
After upending previously unbeaten Traverse City St. Francis on the road last Saturday, Kalkaska basketball coach Dave Dalton treated his team to dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings. It’s a gesture that’s commonplace in the Blazers girls basketball program. Whethe...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 7
Monday, January 16, 2017
The girls basketball regular season reached the midpoint last week with its share of surprises but also performances as expected so far. Powers like Pittsford and Saginaw Heritage rolled through the first half 10-0. But we also have more improved achievers to highli...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 6
Monday, January 9, 2017
Generally, our Breslin Bound reports emphasize the week that was across the state in either girls or boys basketball. But this week, it’s easy to jump to the bottom of this report and prep for what could be one of the season’s most exciting runs.
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PH Northern Measures Up Among State's Best

PH Northern Measures Up Among State's Best
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
It wasn’t long ago that Port Huron Northern’s girls basketball team started scheduling measuring stick games. Now, in coach Mark Dickinson’s ninth season, the Huskies still have those games on the schedule. They’re just looking more like the &ld...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Post-Break
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
We’ve returned for the start of 2017 – and with plenty to review from the holiday break that featured top teams facing off in multi-day tournaments or one-day showcases especially in the Detroit and Grand Rapids areas. But our highlights this week aren&rsqu...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 3

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 3
Monday, December 19, 2016
The theme of this week’s Breslin Bound Girls Report – powered by MI Student Aid – is teams that were solid a year ago looking like they might be even better this winter. Be it those we highlighted in last week’s five most intriguing games, or th...
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Frankenmuth Drives League Streak to 97

Frankenmuth Drives League Streak to 97
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Tom Keller is willing to talk about the streak if you ask him. He’s starting to get used to it. “It’s funny; it seems like a lot of people are bringing it up lately,” said the Frankenmuth girls basketball coach, who has led his team to 97 straig...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2
Monday, December 12, 2016
Michigan’s best generally spend the first few weeks of basketball season testing themselves against other elites, including possible opponents for when the games matter much more in a few months. That’s certainly been the case this winter, and last week esp...
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Muskegon-Area Girls Hoops Builds Prestige

Muskegon-Area Girls Hoops Builds Prestige
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Artrese Williams noticed something new at her basketball games last winter: Big crowds. Williams, now a senior leader and defensive stopper for the Muskegon Reeths-Puffer girls basketball team, was blown away by the student sections, noise and just overall increased in...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 1
Monday, December 5, 2016
Welcome to the second week of the 2016-17 girls basketball season – and this winter’s first renovated “Breslin Bound” report, powered by MI Student Aid. Check out the most significant scores from the first week, highlights of some of the mo...
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Plan Plays Out Well for Cousino Standout

Plan Plays Out Well for Cousino Standout
Thursday, December 1, 2016
As a teacher at Carter Middle School, Mike Lee, the varsity girls basketball coach at Warren Cousino, was approached by one of his students who made a rather boisterous statement. “There was this girl,” Lee said. “She was in the sixth grade and she ca...
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Through the Years: Girls Basketball 1973-2016

Through the Years: Girls Basketball 1973-2016
Sunday, September 25, 2016
We begin our final drive through MHSAA Finals history with arguably the most storied of our girls sports.
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At the End, it's Lake Michigan Catholic

At the End, it's Lake Michigan Catholic
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
A back-and-forth battle for the 1988 Class C girls basketball title is the subject of this week’s 80s Finals Flashback series on MHSAA.tv. The eighth game in our weekly summer series has St. Joseph Lake Michigan Catholic taking on Ontonagon.
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Falcons Divine in Class B Final Return

Falcons Divine in Class B Final Return
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Some great defense in overtime propels Dearborn Divine Child to a championship in this week’s 80s Finals Flashback series on MHSAA.tv.  The sixth game in our weekly summer series is the 1986 Class B Girls Basketball Final between the Falcons and Okemos.
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Michigan's Best Reach Higher at Milford

Michigan's Best Reach Higher at Milford
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Nearly 200 of the top high school basketball players in Michigan took part in the Reaching Higher experience during the last two weeks at Milford High School.  A total of 96 boys attended Reaching Higher on July 13, and 90 girls attended the July 25 session. The p...
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Flashback: Cass Tech Comes Back

Flashback: Cass Tech Comes Back
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The third week of this summer’s "80s Finals Flashback" series on MHSAA.tv features one of the largest Finals comebacks in girls and boys basketball history. Trailing by 20 with two minutes to play in the third quarter, Detroit Cass Tech's girls rallied to de...
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'Reaching Higher' Returns for 8th Year

'Reaching Higher' Returns for 8th Year
Thursday, July 7, 2016
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for the eighth year beginning Wednesday, July 13, with the boys event and followed by the state’s top girls prospects taking the floor July 25.
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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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