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Built for this Moment, Western Arrives

Built for this Moment, Western Arrives
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
McKenna Walker was a fourth grader when her dad, Tim, returned for his second stint as coach of the Bay City Western girls basketball team. At that point, she didn’t realize what she and her friends were building. She simply was having fun playing basketball.
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 7

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 7
Monday, January 15, 2018
Picking the five most impactful girls basketball results from last week was a challenge. Picking this week’s most intriguing five next Monday could prove even tougher.
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Schmitz Makes Most of Many Opportunities

Schmitz Makes Most of Many Opportunities
Friday, January 12, 2018
When Madysen Schmitz was a freshman in high school, she told Morenci athletic director Kay Johnson she was going to earn 16 varsity letters with the Bulldogs. Schmitz was wrong. If all goes as planned, she’ll earn 18.
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Performance: Bellaire's Lexi Niepoth

Performance: Bellaire's Lexi Niepoth
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Bellaire’s Lexi Niepoth added another memorable accomplishment to a high school career she expects to finish this spring with 11 varsity letters across three sports. The 5-foot-8 forward, a Class D all-state honorable mention a year ago, grabbed 27 rebounds to go...
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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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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Post-Break

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Post-Break
Monday, January 8, 2018
The girls basketball holiday break over the last three weeks featured some shaking up among the usual powers in Flint, Midland and Detroit. It will be especially intriguing to see if that early re-ordering was a sign of things to come as the first full week of 2018 is ...
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Sandusky's DeMott: 700 and Counting

Sandusky's DeMott: 700 and Counting
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
When Al DeMott took the Sandusky girls basketball coaching job in 1979, he wasn’t planning on it being a long-term gig. A few losing seasons motivated him to turn the program around, however – and nearly 40 years later he’s not only succeeded in doing...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 3

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 3
Monday, December 18, 2017
It’s easy at this time of year, at least from a basketball point of view, to look past these next few weeks toward January, the start of league play and the most intense part of every regular season. But not so fast. Doing so would mean missing out on more great ...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 2

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 2
Monday, December 11, 2017
The first weeks of girls basketball season give us an opportunity to watch potential new powers emerge – and we’ve already got some candidates. This week’s “Countdown to Calvin” is filled with teams making strong first impressions, st...
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Rising Centreville Focused on Next Step

Rising Centreville Focused on Next Step
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Perhaps the most obvious sign that the Centreville girls varsity basketball program had made a complete turnaround was the fact that it won a handful of games last winter that it shouldn’t have. The Bulldogs also won a boatload of games decisively.
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 1

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 1
Monday, December 4, 2017
The 2017-18 season is barely a week old, and we already have plenty to talk about – in addition to a new name for our weekly girls basketball report. So let the countdown to this season’s Finals weekend at Calvin College begin. 
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Glen Lake Hoops Ready to Make Impression

Glen Lake Hoops Ready to Make Impression
Friday, December 1, 2017
When the Glen Lake boys basketball team went on a team-building retreat, coach Rich Ruelas asked his players to pick a word that would be their mantra for the season. Cade Peterson chose “footprint.”
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Like Parents, Ayrault Twins 'Born to Play'

Like Parents, Ayrault Twins 'Born to Play'
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Kim Ayrault and her husband Andy were careful not to overly encourage their children to play sports, specifically basketball, the sport they played so well for so long. But if their children did decide to play, they would teach them to play the right way and be there e...
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Calling All Hoops: Schedules & Scores

Calling All Hoops: Schedules & Scores
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Basketball is back, and we’re again providing an opportunity to follow the schedules and scores of all 1,400+ girls and boys high school varsity teams in Michigan this winter. Of course, to make this a 100-percent success, we would love your help.
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Latest Flushing Title Creates Lasting Buzz

Latest Flushing Title Creates Lasting Buzz
Monday, April 17, 2017
The banner is on its way. Those who followed Flushing’s unexpected run to this season’s Class A girls basketball title – the school’s first in any sport since 1977 – should quickly understand the significance.
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Performance: Pittsford's Record Winners

Performance: Pittsford's Record Winners
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Pittsford's Jaycie Burger and Maddie Clark capped an incredible run Saturday leading Pittsford to a 71-31 win over Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary that capped a second straight perfect season, second straight Class D championship run, and gave them an MHSAA record 10...
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Hot-Shooting Country Day Wins for Coach O

Hot-Shooting Country Day Wins for Coach O
Saturday, March 18, 2017
As the final seconds of his 12th MHSAA title run at Detroit Country Day ticked away, legendary coach Frank Orlando was serenaded as his school's student section chanted: “We love Coach O.” Orlando acknowledged the fans, wiped away some tears, and moments la...
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DEPSA Finishes Championship Beginning

DEPSA Finishes Championship Beginning
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Rickea Jackson was the freshman last year, an all-stater in the making, but also the player getting triple teamed by opponents as the most immensely talented of Detroit Edison Public School Academy’s lineup. On the sideline, coach Monique Brown almost couldn&rsqu...
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Flushing Celebrates 'Banner' Season

Flushing Celebrates 'Banner' Season
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Breanna Perry was tired of looking at a lonely state championship banner in the Flushing gymnasium – especially one twice her age. So the Flushing senior and her teammates went out and got another one.
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Pittsford Pair Leads Repeat Title Charge

Pittsford Pair Leads Repeat Title Charge
Saturday, March 18, 2017
They could make left-handed layups as second graders. That just doesn’t happen. This was bound to be a special group. Chris Hodos made that observation and prediction a decade ago, five seasons before taking over the Pittsford girls basketball program. He proved ...
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