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Buckley Rides Into Season Finale Again

Buckley Rides Into Season Finale Again
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Buckley’s cart may have come before the horse earlier this season.  The horse arrived Thursday night at the Breslin Center.
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Bad Memory Fades with Eagles' Fast Start

Bad Memory Fades with Eagles' Fast Start
Thursday, March 22, 2018
In case his players didn’t remember the heartache, Southfield Christian coach Josh Baker made sure they remembered.  Every practice, he’d mention last season’s Class D Semifinal loss to Powers North Central, decided in overtime on a last-second s...
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Glen Lake Dials Up Winning Number

Glen Lake Dials Up Winning Number
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The numbers may not lie, as the saying goes. But sometimes they tell an unexpected story. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central entered Thursday’s Class C Semifinal undefeated, and then made 52 percent of its shots from the floor. But Maple City Glen Lake will play fo...
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Edison Hangs On, Moves On to 1st Final

Edison Hangs On, Moves On to 1st Final
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Detroit Edison saw its 16-point lead disappear by the middle of the fourth quarter of Thursday’s Class C Semifinal against Grand Rapids Covenant Christian. The Pioneers weren’t worried.
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Class A Preview: Contenders Peaking

Class A Preview: Contenders Peaking
Thursday, March 22, 2018
This weekend’s Class A bracket could be full of surprises. We’ve already had a few.  Not shocking to anyone: Reigning champion Clarkston is back and the team to beat. But the three that will try include two traveling to the Semifinals for the firs...
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Great Clips of the Week: 3/22/18

Great Clips of the Week: 3/22/18
Thursday, March 22, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features a dunk by Detroit Edison's Gary Solomon in a Class C Regional Semifinal win over Detroit Pershing.
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Class B Preview: Can't-Miss Matchups

Class B Preview: Can't-Miss Matchups
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Class B could feature the most entertaining matchups of this weekend’s Boys Basketball Finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center. From one side of the bracket will emerge a longtime power. From the other, a contender led by one of the state's bri...
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Class C Preview: History Will Be Made

Class C Preview: History Will Be Made
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Regardless of which team emerges as Class C champion Saturday, that crowning moment will conclude quite a story. At the very least, the winner could be celebrating a first MHSAA boys basketball title in more than two decades.
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Class D Preview: Next Contenders Line Up

Class D Preview: Next Contenders Line Up
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
A team that appeared in last season’s Class D championship game will be back at the Breslin Center this weekend. But it's not three-time reigning champion Powers North Central, which was eliminated in a District Semifinal earlier this month.
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Breslin Bound: Quarterfinal Preview

Breslin Bound: Quarterfinal Preview
Monday, March 19, 2018
Breslin Center is only one more win away for 32 boys basketball teams taking the floor in Quarterfinals on Tuesday across Michigan. So far we know we’ll have at least two new champions, in Class C and Class D, when this week ends. And only eight of the 16 teams t...
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Esler Pilots DeLaSalle Back to Final Week

Esler Pilots DeLaSalle Back to Final Week
Monday, March 19, 2018
There isn’t much that Greg Esler hasn’t seen or experienced as a coach and as a father. Through it all he’s learned to take nothing for granted, in life and as a coach.
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Great Clips of the Week: 3/15/18

Great Clips of the Week: 3/15/18
Thursday, March 15, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features a dunk by Detroit Old Redford's Devin Simpson in a Class B District Final win over Detroit Henry Ford Academy.
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Breslin Bound: Regional Preview

Breslin Bound: Regional Preview
Monday, March 12, 2018
Aside from Detroit Western’s early-week upset of Class A contender East English, the first few days of this season’s District boys basketball tournaments went by mostly as expected. And then Friday happened.
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Hoops History Filled with District Stunners

Hoops History Filled with District Stunners
Friday, March 9, 2018
Despite healthy eating habits, lots of exercise, plenty of sleep, appropriate amounts of water, brain teasers, and blood pressure medicine – all those things that should, hopefully, extend a life – occasionally, our last breath arrives before the awarding of...
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No Need to Dazzle - Kent City Just Wins

No Need to Dazzle - Kent City Just Wins
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Kent City doesn’t have the star power or pizzazz normally associated with an undefeated basketball team. In fact, the most flashy thing about the Eagles is the loud pants worn each game by third-year head coach Dave Ingles – which were an especially gaudy h...
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Dollar Bay Adding to UP's D Dominance

Dollar Bay Adding to UP's D Dominance
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Small school. Huge tradition. That’s pretty much the way it is with the boys basketball program at Dollar Bay, a high school of 100 students in this tiny community in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
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Breslin Bound: District Preview

Breslin Bound: District Preview
Monday, March 5, 2018
Beginning tonight, 128 boys basketball District titles are up for grabs across our state. Of course, some teams are favored – and we’ve told you about many of them over the last three months. But if we learn anything from year to year, it’s that we s...
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'Up North' Powers Add Intrigue in Class D

'Up North' Powers Add Intrigue in Class D
Friday, March 2, 2018
Can regular-season perfection lead to postseason hardware for the Hillman Tigers? Will this be the last March Madness hurrah for Frankfort coach Reggie Manville? Can Buckley, which just pulled off a rare feat, recapture the magic of last season? Those are three of the ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12
Monday, February 26, 2018
Soon we’ll be celebrating District, Regional and Finals champions in boys basketball. But as we roll into the final week of this regular season, we’ve got a few more memorable stories to tell.
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Great Clips of the Week: 2/22/18

Great Clips of the Week: 2/22/18
Thursday, February 22, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features a dunk by Brandon Johns off an inbounds pass in a key boys basketball win over Grand Ledge.
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