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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Quarterfinal Preview

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Quarterfinal Preview
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The clock is ticking as the Countdown to Calvin will be over by the time this evening is done. All 16 Girls Basketball Quarterfinals will played at sites all over the state tonight, with winners advancing to Van Noord Arena and Semifinals beginning Thursday in Division...
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Young Bedford Emerges with Quarterfinal Run

Young Bedford Emerges with Quarterfinal Run
Monday, March 18, 2019
The timing of girls basketball season in Michigan was about to change, and Temperance-Bedford boys and girls basketball coach Bill Ryan knew he had a difficult choice. It was about that time that 10 girls walked into his Bedford High School classroom and asked him to r...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Regional Preview

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Regional Preview
Monday, March 11, 2019
While rematches and revenge will be the minds of many playing in Girls Basketball Regionals beginning tonight, rewards will be the end result for only 32 teams fortunate enough to advance past Wednesday and into the winter’s final week. All 128 District champions...
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North Central Nearing Regional Opportunity

North Central Nearing Regional Opportunity
Friday, March 8, 2019
A group of female athletes at North Central High School hopes to accomplish something no other girls basketball team at its school has done since 1980. Bring home a Regional championship trophy.
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Kent City Shooting for Long Tourney Run

Kent City Shooting for Long Tourney Run
Thursday, March 7, 2019
As Zara Weber explains it, part of growing up in Kent City is learning how to properly shoot the basketball. So, for Weber, the 3-pointer that she made late in the first quarter on Wednesday was just another shot – but it was also the shot that tied the team stat...
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Be the Referee: Primary Areas

Be the Referee: Primary Areas
Thursday, March 7, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains why sometimes the official farthest away from the action is the one with the best angle to make the call.
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls District Preview

Countdown to Calvin: Girls District Preview
Monday, March 4, 2019
The countdown to this season’s Girls Basketball Finals at Calvin College speeds up significantly beginning tonight. Teams all over Michigan will start District play culminating in 128 championships at the first level of the tournament this weekend.
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Young Grass Lake Grows Into Contender

Young Grass Lake Grows Into Contender
Monday, March 4, 2019
Some coaches go a whole career without ever knocking off a No. 1-ranked team. The Grass Lake Warriors and head coach Andrea Cabana have done it twice in a month.
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Be the Referee: Under the Bus

Be the Referee: Under the Bus
Thursday, February 28, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice explains why officials usually are not the correct target for frustrations when basketball games get out of control.
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Miller Twins Push Each Other to Greatness

Miller Twins Push Each Other to Greatness
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The toughest defender Sarah Miller has ever faced on a basketball court has been with her since birth. This isn’t going to be about the Birch Run junior facing down personal challenges or looking into the mirror to stare down her greatest opponent. In fact, despi...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 12

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 12
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
The beginning of the MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament is still a week away. But taking a glance at some of the games played last week and other big-time matchups coming up over the next three days, we’ve clearly entered playoff mode.
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Be the Referee: You Make the Call

Be the Referee: You Make the Call
Thursday, February 21, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis takes us through a "You Make the Call" scenario in basketball.
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Coach Leads with Same Drive, New Perspective

Coach Leads with Same Drive, New Perspective
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Colleen Nagel can only shake her head when one of her former Grand Rapids Catholic Central basketball players offers an observation after dropping by a Cougars practice. Now in her 30th year of coaching, and first season of her second stint at Catholic Central, the for...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 11

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 11
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
It’s championship time in Michigan high school girls basketball. With all of the recent snow-outs pushing rescheduled games into these final two weeks of the regular season, it seems like hardly a day goes by without at least one team celebrating a league title &...
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Southfield A&T Aiming for Highest Goal

Southfield A&T Aiming for Highest Goal
Thursday, February 14, 2019
This is season three since the merger combining Southfield’s two former public high schools, Southfield High and Southfield-Lathrup. The shining star through all of the hubbub, at least athletically, is the girls basketball program. And this season the Warriors c...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 10

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 10
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Girls Basketball Districts begin in three weeks, and contenders are making a few final statements as they finish up league play, compete for league tournament titles and tune up with a little more high-caliber prep before the most urgent time of the season begins. We t...
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Oscoda Teams Rise From Past to Perfection

Oscoda Teams Rise From Past to Perfection
Friday, February 8, 2019
The tide has turned in Oscoda. After struggling year after year in boys and girls basketball, the Owls are enjoying quite a turnaround on the hardcourt this winter as both teams enter the final month of the regular season undefeated — just one of two schools in t...
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Performance: Midland Dow's Molly Davis

Performance: Midland Dow's Molly Davis
Friday, February 8, 2019
Midland Dow's Molly Davis seemingly couldn’t miss Friday, making 9 of 11 shots from the floor including 6 of 8 from 3-point range for 29 points as Dow “upset” reigning Class A champion and previously undefeated Saginaw Heritage 52-48 on the Hawks&rsquo...
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Be the Referee: Communication

Be the Referee: Communication
Thursday, February 7, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis discusses the mission of the Basketball Officials & Coaches Communication Committee.
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 9

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 9
Monday, February 4, 2019
It took five days for most teams to get started. But last week ended with a flurry including the first losses of the season for three of Michigan’s girls basketball powers. And there’s plenty more matchups of that magnitude coming up this week, as we detail...
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