Entries for March 2012

Class A: Home Sweet Breslin Again

Class A: Home Sweet Breslin Again
Friday, March 23, 2012
No one from this season’s Saginaw team had played in an MHSAA Semifinals before this weekend. That’s saying something, given how the Trojans have made Breslin Center a regular March destination over the last two decades. After a slow start Friday, they look...
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Class A: Ram Nation Books Return

Class A: Ram Nation Books Return
Friday, March 23, 2012
The final buzzer sounded before Romulus’ last-gasp 3-point shot reached the rim Friday at the Breslin Center. As Rockford’s Mark Pearson watched the ball complete its arc, he figured good or not, it wouldn’t take away from the incredible run his unran...
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Radio Raves

Radio Raves
Friday, March 23, 2012
You wouldn’t think that radio would be found on a list of bold new communication ideas, but sometimes what’s old is new again.  And effective.
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Class D: Follow the Blue and Yellow Road

Class D: Follow the Blue and Yellow Road
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The blue and yellow brick road was paved with character and hard work. So read T-shirts worn by Climax-Scotts basketball players making their first appearance at the MHSAA Semifinals on Thursday. And that yellow haze swallowed up the Panthers as they celebrated a 52-44...
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Class D: Eagles Survive and Advance

Class D: Eagles Survive and Advance
Thursday, March 22, 2012
All four Class D Semifinalists came to the Breslin Center this weekend seeking their first MHSAA basketball title. In fact, none had even played in a championship game. Southfield Christian looked like a lock to reach its first Final. But with 2:16 to play, that was an...
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Class C: Reaching Higher

Class C: Reaching Higher
Thursday, March 22, 2012
After falling in the first week of the MHSAA tournament last season, there was no way Traverse City St. Francis was going to look ahead to the end of March this winter. But riding the bus to Breslin Center on Thursday, the reality of this weekend hit senior Sean Sheld...
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Class C: Buccaneers land in Finals again

Class C: Buccaneers land in Finals again
Thursday, March 22, 2012
When the buzzer sounded and long after subs filled the floor in Thursday’s first Class C Semifinal, Flint Beecher junior Monte Morris quietly pointed to the Breslin Center rafters, symbolically signing No. 1. Beecher needs just one more win to finish in that top ...
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Boys Finals: Points A to B

Boys Finals: Points A to B
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Loaded expectations come with being the favorite for any MHSAA championship.  But a pair of favorites and two groups of strong contenders make for loaded fields for both the Class A and B Boys Basketball Finals this weekend at Michigan State's Breslin Center.
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Boys Finals: Your Dose of C and D

Boys Finals: Your Dose of C and D
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
One thing is certain to happen this weekend at the often-unpredictable MHSAA Boys Basketball Finals: We will have a first-time Class D champion. And there's a decent chance the Class C champion could feel like a first-timer as well.
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Hoopfest returns Thursday to Jenison

Hoopfest returns Thursday to Jenison
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
March Magic Hoopfest will return to Jenison Field House for this weekend’s Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball Finals, marking the fourth year the event has run concurrent with the games being played at Michigan State’s Breslin Center.
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SAC Sound-off: Live from Breslin

SAC Sound-off: Live from Breslin
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
One of our SAC members represented at the Girls Basketball Finals both the MHSAA and her school on the court.
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High 5s: 3/20/12

High 5s: 3/20/12
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Miss Basketball and a collection of MHSAA champions receive High 5s this week.
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Meet Mr. Basketball

Meet Mr. Basketball
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
This season's Mr. Basketball stood tall over the rest of the competition -- although not by much over a future Michigan State teammate.
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Football’s Future

Football’s Future
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
We can predict that, in high school football’s future, two-a-day practices will be fewer, practice hours will be shorter and activities will be different.
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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, March 19, 2012
Check out our must-know scores and news from March 12-17.
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Class B: Goodrich to Greatness

Class B: Goodrich to Greatness
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Flint Powers Catholic stood in the way for a long time. Then Detroit Country Day. Last season, Dearborn Divine Child stopped Goodrich one game short of its first championship chance. So although the Martians talked early this season about remaining hungry despite their...
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Class C: Victory like no other

Class C: Victory like no other
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Alexis Huntey had never cried after winning a game. And it’s not like she and her teammates were new to the feeling. But earning the Mohawks’ first-ever MHSAA basketball championship Saturday at the Breslin Center was like nothing their senior stars had exp...
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Class A: Comeback Classic

Class A: Comeback Classic
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Shar’Rae Davis had one thought when she received the ball with only a few seconds  remaining and Grand Haven’s first championship on the line in Saturday’s MHSAA Class A Final. She saw the rim on Breslin Center’s north basket. And she knew ...
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Class D Final: Lakers complete 3-peat

Class D Final: Lakers complete 3-peat
Saturday, March 17, 2012
In the first quarter it was Ava Doetsch. In the second, Lexie Robak. And at the end of Saturday’s third quarter at the Breslin Center, when Waterford Our Lady was strengthening its grip on its next MHSAA Class D title, Tori Duffey came through. Unlike their first...
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Class B: Martians land in title game

Class B: Martians land in title game
Friday, March 16, 2012
Hugs and huge smiles dominated Goodrich’s side of the Breslin Center floor Friday night after a moment the Martians have worked for since losing in the Quarterfinals two seasons ago. Avenging a loss to the reigning Class B champion made that moment a little bit s...
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