Burling's 97 (Traverse Magazine)
Burling's 97 (Traverse Magazine)
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Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The details remain hazy and there is little explanation to go with what Crystal Falls' Ed Burling accomplished on an unknown date during the 1910-11 season.

Todd Schulz tells us what is known about the MHSAA record holder for most points in a boys basketball game.

One of many great scene-setters from the former Lansing State Journal columnist:

Nearly a century later, Burling’s feat stands as the state record for points scored in a high school game by a single player. Unfortunately, the details of the game have dropped into darkness, as if they were tossed down one of the mine shafts that littered Crystal Falls’ rugged landscape.

Click "The Basketball Mystery that Endures" to read the rest at MyNorth.com.


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