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'Football Guys' Play Big Roles for Big Reds

'Football Guys' Play Big Roles for Big Reds
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Cameron Martinez is not done having fun in high school. Martinez, MLive’s two-time Michigan High School Football Player of the Year, signed his national letter of intent to play football at Ohio State during a midday event Wednesday at Muskegon High School. But u...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Whether it was last week’s Upper Peninsula matchup of statewide Division 3 contenders or the Saturday night showcase of recent MHSAA Finals champions, this boys basketball season at the start of February already has taken on a tournament-time atmosphere. That sho...
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Miller's Mentoring Spans Into 7th Decade

Miller's Mentoring Spans Into 7th Decade
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
With the dawn this winter of the 2020s, Don Miller is coaching high school basketball in a seventh decade. That’s rarefied air in Michigan High School Athletic Association circles, but it’s an atmosphere the 73-year-old longtime Maple City Glen Lake basketb...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 27, 2020
Michigan’s high school boys basketball teams are this week reaching the regular-season’s midpoint and the heart of league play from the Ohio and Indiana borders to the top tip of the Upper Peninsula. You’ll see that move toward emphasizing conference ...
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Be the Referee: Goaltending

Be the Referee: Goaltending
Thursday, January 23, 2020
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice clears up misconceptions concerning backboards and basketball goaltending.
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As Francis Fills it Up, Adrian Record Falls

As Francis Fills it Up, Adrian Record Falls
Friday, January 17, 2020
It’s hard to imagine a 15-year-old having a better week on the basketball floor than Joe Francis had last week. In the span of seven days and three games, the Adrian High School sophomore scored 33 points in a victory over East Jackson, hit a half-court buzzer-be...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
After slightly more than a quarter of the regular season for most Michigan high school boys basketball teams, nearly 10 percent remain undefeated. Many others have fallen just once with midseason approaching.  Some of that could change this weekend, which could be...
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Be The Referee: Pregame Meeting

Be The Referee: Pregame Meeting
Thursday, January 9, 2020
This week, MHSAA executive director Mark Uyl discusses this basketball season's addition of a pregame meeting including officials, coaches and players and the importance for all parties to attend.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
With the new calendar year underway, boys basketball season is revved to begin three uninterrupted months capping with an annual trip to Breslin Center – and with a much-anticipated change to the tournament sure to draw some added attention on the way there.
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Hoops Finds Annual Home During Holidays

Hoops Finds Annual Home During Holidays
Friday, December 27, 2019
Nothing says the Holidays like a high school basketball tournament. It started, like many things do, with a drip. Well, make that a dribble.
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Be The Referee: Alternating Possession

Be The Referee: Alternating Possession
Thursday, December 19, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice offers a "You Make the Call" regarding alternate possession, or lack thereof, on the basketball court.
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Clip Of The Week: Farmington's Jaden Akins

Clip Of The Week: Farmington's Jaden Akins
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The latest State Champs Sports Network basketball “Clip of the Week” features Famington's Jaden Akins throwing down an alley-oop from CJ Nagbe.
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Perez Poised to Lead Hudsonville Charge

Perez Poised to Lead Hudsonville Charge
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Max Perez remembers the despair he and his Hudsonville teammates felt after a disheartening 61-60 loss to East Kentwood in last season’s Division 1 Regional Final. The Eagles stormed back from a 19-point second-half deficit only to watch their season end in the c...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1
Monday, December 16, 2019
This boys basketball season needed just a few hours of opening night to satisfy the anticipation that’s been building since last season’s MHSAA Finals finished a little more than eight months ago. We’ll bank on that first week as an indication of what...
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Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More

Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More
Monday, December 9, 2019
Joseph Kimmerer’s heart swelled with excitement as he raced toward the basket on a fast break. The freshman point guard appeared to be destined to record his first points with the Hale varsity boys basketball team on a layup. Unfortunately for Kimmerer, a hard-ch...
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In Memoriam: Fred McLeod (1952-2019)

In Memoriam: Fred McLeod (1952-2019)
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Basketball fans all over Ohio and Michigan are mourning the death Monday evening of longtime play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod, who was known most for his broadcasts of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons over the last 36 years – but also made a few of th...
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Reaching Higher Returns, Expands

Reaching Higher Returns, Expands
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for their 10th year June 23 at Milford High School in Highland Township, and for the first time volleyball players will take part in the Reaching Higher experien...
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Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams

Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Clay Sampson knows only one speed, whether it’s on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond – it’s full go, all the time. “He has such a passion for the game, no matter what sport,” said his basketball coach, Jared Janssen....
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Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named

Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named
Friday, April 12, 2019
With the completion of the 2018-19 prep basketball season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan proudly wraps up its decade-long “Retro” Mr. Basketball project with the announcement of the final six honorees.
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2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records

2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records
Sunday, March 31, 2019
What a sports year. There certainly have been some amazing athletic feats over the 2018-19 high school season in Michigan, and it’s just two-thirds of the way complete.
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