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Class A Final: Trojans ring up a title

Class A Final: Trojans ring up a title
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Every time Draymond Green visited a Saginaw basketball practice this season, he reminded the current Trojans of the same thing: The Michigan State and former Saginaw star has two Class A championship rings. They had none. He can’t tease them anymore.
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Class C Final: Beecher Legacy Grows

Class C Final: Beecher Legacy Grows
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Antuan Burks and Monte Moore sat together during the 2008 Class C Final and watched Flint Beecher come up just three points short of winning an MHSAA championship. They agreed they’d be back to finish the job.
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Class D Final: 'Best We've Ever Played'

Class D Final: 'Best We've Ever Played'
Saturday, March 24, 2012
As a sophomore on Southfield Christian’s one-win team two seasons ago, Gavin Toma didn’t spend much time dreaming an about MHSAA championship. And although the Eagles improved to 11-10 last season, they still seemed a long way from what they finished Satur...
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Class B: Moves like Magic

Class B: Moves like Magic
Friday, March 23, 2012
The first time Detroit Country Day faced this Lansing Sexton team during a Finals weekend, the Yellowjackets won an MHSAA championship. But coach Kurt Keener knew that night in 2010 wouldn’t be the last his team would run into these Big Reds.
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Class B: One More for Lakeshore

Class B: One More for Lakeshore
Friday, March 23, 2012
Stevensville Lakeshore coach Sean Schroeder had talked with his team this season about taking another step as a program. He echoed that with a little more fire at halftime of Friday’s Class B Semifinal at the Breslin Center.
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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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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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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, February 27, 2012
Check out our must-know scores and news from Feb. 20-25.
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Kings of the Detroit PSL

Kings of the Detroit PSL
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Detroit Martin Luther King boys basketball team came into this season riding high hopes – and high outside expectations too as many saw the Crusaders among teams to beat in Class A this winter. And King made good right away, with a 10-1 start -- before hittin...
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High 5s - 2/21/12

High 5s - 2/21/12
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Two MHSAA Finals champions, including our first High 5 to the U.P., plus a few more who could claim titles before this winter is done.
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SAC Sound-off: The Sixth Man

SAC Sound-off: The Sixth Man
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Once in a while, when I’m playing, I’ll glance up at the crowd. Just to see the excitement on their faces gives me the extra drive.
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2,241 Reasons to Watch Chris Hass

2,241 Reasons to Watch Chris Hass
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Chris Hass began his freshman basketball season with his sights set on breaking an MHSAA career record. But if you’ve heard at all of the Pellston High standout, it’s probably not the record you’d think.
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High 5s - 2/14/12

High 5s - 2/14/12
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
We picked this week's honorees from the southwestern and southeastern corners of the state and the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula.  
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Wes Leonard, Remembered and Honored

Wes Leonard, Remembered and Honored
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Nearly a year after his unexpected and tragic death, Wes Leonard's name and memory lives on as his story continues to touch many on a national level.  Fennville High School added to his legacy Friday, inducting the former all-state basketball standout into its ath...
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