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Thumb Rivals Honor Connor 'One Last Time'

Thumb Rivals Honor Connor 'One Last Time'
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Jay Burton said one of his biggest fears after his son Connor passed away in 2009 was that he would be forgotten. But eight years after his death, the memory of Connor Burton is as strong as ever in Marlette and Brown City, the two communities he managed to make a big ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12
Monday, February 27, 2017
For a good portion of Michigan’s best, the final week of this high school boys basketball regular season will be like starting the playoffs a week early.  Only a few league championships are left to be decided. But a number of top teams face off for one mor...
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Sand Creek Celebrates Long-Sought Success

Sand Creek Celebrates Long-Sought Success
Friday, February 24, 2017
It is a season of special anniversaries for the Sand Creek boys basketball team. It's also becoming a special season.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Monday, February 20, 2017
This boys basketball season still has some surprises in store.  The latest proof? Check out last week’s results from the Detroit area, especially the top two listed to kick off this week’s Breslin Bound boys report.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10
Monday, February 13, 2017
Three previously-perfect boys basketball teams suffered their first losses last week, leaving only 15 undefeated in Michigan with the start of the MHSAA Tournament only three weeks away. What might this mean?
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Hillsdale Driving Toward Undefeated Run

Hillsdale Driving Toward Undefeated Run
Friday, February 10, 2017
At Hillsdale, a winning basketball program has become the norm. Victories are expected, conference championships are frequent and star players are an annual feature. “The pressure is on every year,” Hornets coach Brad Felix said. “I think everybody is...
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North Central Legend Continues to Grow

North Central Legend Continues to Grow
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
There was no drama because the game had virtually been decided by halftime, so the North Central Jets merely exchanged hugs and pats on the back after erasing a 59-year-old state record Jan. 27. The Jets shelled neighbor and arch-rival Bark River-Harris 76-29 for their...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Monday, February 6, 2017
A record-setting boys basketball season enjoyed another highlight last week when Beaverton’s Roy Johnston set the MHSAA record for career coaching victories with his 729th, a 61-24 win over Farwell. With some pretty significant highlights now in the history boo...
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Performance: Clarkston's Foster Loyer

Performance: Clarkston's Foster Loyer
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Clarkston junior point guard Foster Loyer has been making good on high expectations since entering high school, and in one way he didn’t miss for nearly a year. Starting with last season’s regular-season finale against West Bloomfield, Loyer put together a...
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Stuck Family Success Lives On at Charlevoix

Stuck Family Success Lives On at Charlevoix
Friday, February 3, 2017
Elise Stuck burst on to the scene with a 21-point, 11-rebound effort in Charlevoix’s season-opening win over Petoskey. That was two months ago, but it was a harbinger of things to come.
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As Roles Change, Hardy Continues to Shine

As Roles Change, Hardy Continues to Shine
Thursday, February 2, 2017
No matter the role or circumstances, Amauri Hardy finds a way to fit in. Hardy, a 6-foot-1 senior guard from North Farmington, has been a starter since his freshman year and is one of the state’s top players. But his journey has not always been smooth.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Monday, January 30, 2017
A record nearly 60 years old was toppled last week by Powers North Central. Now Beaverton is readying to celebrate a new winningest coach in MHSAA basketball history. Those have been the headline grabbers in boys hoops over the last few weeks, and of course we touch on...
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North Central Powers to MHSAA Record

North Central Powers to MHSAA Record
Saturday, January 28, 2017
The Powers North Central boys basketball team has owned Class D the last two seasons. The Jets now own what was one of the longest-standing MHSAA records as well.  With a 76-29 win over Bark River-Harris on Friday, North Central took over alone the Michigan boys ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 23, 2017
This week is expected to see the first MHSAA record fall during a history-making season in Michigan boys basketball. Powers North Central can both tie and then surpass the 65-game winning streak built by Chassell’s teams from 1956-58. Barring the unexpected, the ...
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As Jets Pursue, Chassell Star Recalls Record

As Jets Pursue, Chassell Star Recalls Record
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States when Chassell High School established a record that has spanned 10 presidencies. Now another Upper Peninsula school, Powers North Central, is poised to surpass that cherished standard, just a week into the term of...
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Beaverton Legend Nearing Wins Record

Beaverton Legend Nearing Wins Record
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Roy Johnston is three wins from tying and four from breaking the all-time wins record for boys basketball in Michigan. But the longtime Beaverton coach isn’t interested in reflecting, at least not yet. That’s just not his style.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6
Monday, January 16, 2017
As conference races begin to heat up on both peninsulas, the best of the best are starting to show it against arguably their toughest opponents – those most familiar. Our top game from last week in this week's Breslin Bound report features two such neighbors ...
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Improved Dundee Enjoys Memorable Start

Improved Dundee Enjoys Memorable Start
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Dundee boys basketball team has stacked up a pair of accomplishments already this winter – one to enjoy right now, and another to take pride in for years to come. The significance of a great start is easy for players to get, especially since the majority of t...
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Balanced Muskegon 'D'-termined to Reign

Balanced Muskegon 'D'-termined to Reign
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Jermayne Golidy emerged as the “go-to” player on Saturday in Muskegon’s first real test of this young basketball season. But the smooth, 6-foot-4 senior wasn’t even in the starting lineup on the previous night in a lopsided win at cross-town riv...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5
Monday, January 9, 2017
How quickly can a lackluster season become a distant memory? Ask a few of the teams we’ve highlighted in this week’s Breslin Bound Boys Report, powered by MI Student Aid.
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