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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Monday, February 19, 2018
High school basketball season in Michigan lasts roughly four months, making it risky to write off a talented team because of a slow start.  As we draw toward the close of the regular season, we’re seeing some of those teams we thought might be around at the ...
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Pino's Project to Teach Lessons of 'TEAM'

Pino's Project to Teach Lessons of 'TEAM'
Friday, February 16, 2018
Dan Stowe wondered how Northport might celebrate the 30th anniversary of its MHSAA Class D boys basketball championship. Enter Ethan Pino.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10
Monday, February 12, 2018
Aspiring boys basketball teams are taking aim at frontrunners all over Michigan as we reach the middle of February.  The Detroit Public School League experienced this most last week as arguably the three favorites for this season’s league tournament title al...
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Tri-Captains Pace Striving Spring Lake

Tri-Captains Pace Striving Spring Lake
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Things are looking up for the Spring Lake boys basketball team. The Lakers have raised the bar in recent years, making their mark on the statewide level with two appearances in the MHSAA Class B Quarterfinals over the last three seasons.
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Great Clips of the Week: 2/8/18

Great Clips of the Week: 2/8/18
Thursday, February 8, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features an alley-oop dunk by Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Darrell Belcher from teammate Austin Braun. 
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Team-First Comets Charting Perfect Path

Team-First Comets Charting Perfect Path
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
When Coloma varsity boys basketball coach Paul Marfia was asked to dissect the Comets’ undefeated season up to this point, he said the bruises his players consider badges of honor tell most of the story. The Comets may not be the most athletic or talented te...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Monday, February 5, 2018
To say some of last week’s boys basketball results shook things up around the state might be an understatement. Contenders in all four classes took defeats as others looked to fill their spots among the elite.
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'The Watcher' Becomes Must-See Star

'The Watcher' Becomes Must-See Star
Thursday, February 1, 2018
David DeJulius is not your typical teenager. DeJulius doesn’t eat junk food, he doesn’t drink carbonated soda and he attends yoga classes regularly.
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Tradition-Rich Kingston Adding to Legacy

Tradition-Rich Kingston Adding to Legacy
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Camryn MacGuire remembers watching Kingston varsity basketball games and dreaming about the day she could be on the court. Evan Neff enjoyed going to games so much as a kid, he kept coming back even after his family moved away for a few years while he was in middle scho...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Monday, January 29, 2018
We’ve crossed the midpoint of this boys basketball season, and the week to come might end up one of the most memorable of the winter. But looking into the future is just one part of the “Breslin Bound” report, and this week’s in particular inclu...
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Rivals Unite for 'Never Forgotten Games'

Rivals Unite for 'Never Forgotten Games'
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The small West Michigan towns of Fennville and Saugatuck are separated by less than 10 miles, thus sparking a longstanding rivalry that has played out in various sports through the years. However, for one night, a special event brought the two communities together to h...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 22, 2018
Last week was unkind to many who had enjoyed perfect runs through most of the first half of this boys basketball season. We started last Monday with 34 unbeaten teams – and ended with only 22, as five of 10 in Class D and three of seven in Class A were among thos...
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1st-Year Coach Brings Winning Experiences

1st-Year Coach Brings Winning Experiences
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Like dramatic finishes? Travis Schuba has experienced his share. He owns some of the most memorable shots in Kalkaska High and Madonna University history.  And then there was last Friday night.
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Great Clips of the Week: 1/18/18

Great Clips of the Week: 1/18/18
Thursday, January 18, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips shows the most rim-shaking of a number of dunks between Detroit East English and Detroit Pershing, this one a throw-down by Zavon Godwin.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6
Monday, January 15, 2018
We’re heading into the midpoint of this boys basketball season, and the surprises keep coming. Detroit Henry Ford and Grand Ledge were full of them last week, and Berkley has been one of the state’s most intriguing all season. We touch on those a little bit...
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Branstrom-Led Mid Pen Built to Play Big

Branstrom-Led Mid Pen Built to Play Big
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Mark Branstrom was a prolific scorer when he played at Perkins High School more than 40 years ago. Now, as coach of the Mid Peninsula Wolverines – the consolidated school that grew out of Perkins and Rock high schools in 1977 – defense has been the calling ...
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3rd-Year Standouts Have Howell Rolling

3rd-Year Standouts Have Howell Rolling
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
For the best players on Howell’s boys and girls basketball teams, the third year has been the charm. Those players, Josh Palo and Lexie Miller, have combined talent and experience with confidence while leading their teams to fast starts this winter.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break
Monday, January 8, 2018
The holiday break across our state is over, and the drive toward March will click into a second gear as most teams this week jump into the heart of league play. Today’s Breslin Bound takes a look at a number of contenders that made impressive strides over the las...
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Cass Tech Continuing Rise to Hoops Elite

Cass Tech Continuing Rise to Hoops Elite
Thursday, January 4, 2018
When you think of Detroit Cass Tech, one would probably think of its football program. Why not? The program coach Thomas Wilcher has built there has been arguably the best in the state the past dozen years.
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Film Fills In Picture of 'Fennville Flash'

Film Fills In Picture of 'Fennville Flash'
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Here, the basketball life of the athlete known as the “Fennville Flash” delivers on many levels. Yes, there is a Richie Jordan. JordanVille, a documentary by John Mooy & Anne Colton, recalls a time when legend spread via word of mouth, newsprint and AM ...
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