Girls Basketball

 

Performance: White Pigeon's Claycee West

Performance: White Pigeon's Claycee West
Friday, January 17, 2020
White Pigeon senior guard Claycee West scored a school-record 41 points during a 58-39 win over Marcellus on Jan. 7, breaking her previous single-game school record of 38 points scored as a sophomore to earn the MHSAA “Performance of the Week.”  West a...
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Byron 'Family' Filled with Family Ties

Byron 'Family' Filled with Family Ties
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Every team refers to itself as a family in athletics. But the Byron girls basketball team takes that concept to a new level. There are two sets of sisters, a set of cousins, and three of the four coaches on the team coach their own daughters.
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Hartland Sets Sights on Unprecedented Heights

Hartland Sets Sights on Unprecedented Heights
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Don Palmer has coached high school varsity basketball a combined 71 seasons, leading teams to 963 wins through Friday – the most in Michigan high school history.  So when he says this season’s Hartland girls basketball team is the most talented he&rsqu...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 6
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
This week will see the midpoint of this 2019-20 girls basketball season, a logical time to take a look at who has done what with half the schedule played for many teams. But there’s little time to pause with a number of potential league-shaping games coming up ov...
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Kelsey Carries Well Richards' Legacy

Kelsey Carries Well Richards' Legacy
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Kelsey Richards is constantly compared to her older sisters, which doesn’t bother her one bit. “They were both amazing players, so I’ll take it,” Kelsey said with her big smile, which is on display seemingly everywhere – except during her ...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Post-Break
Monday, January 6, 2020
Welcome to 2020 as we charge full steam ahead into the post-holiday portion of a girls basketball season that has begun with the usual mix of predictability and surprises – and will end with a bit of a twist. Remembering that this season will see the top two team...
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McQueen Home Ruling Basketball Court

McQueen Home Ruling Basketball Court
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Since she first stepped onto the hardwood more than a decade ago, Aaliyah McQueen has felt at home on the basketball court.  The sport has helped get her through the toughest time in her life, develop some of her greatest friendships, and opened the door...
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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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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2
Monday, December 16, 2019
By next Monday, many girls basketball teams in Michigan will have at least 20 percent of their regular-season games played. Given last season’s results and players expected back this winter, many of the most impressive performances were expected. But surprise tea...
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Davis Adding to Pittsford Winning Ways

Davis Adding to Pittsford Winning Ways
Friday, December 13, 2019
Aaron Davis doesn’t have to worry about rebuilding Pittsford girls basketball. While Davis is putting his own stamp on the program that has won two MHSAA Finals championships over the past five seasons, he knows the pieces already were in place when he was named ...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 1
Monday, December 9, 2019
This Michigan high school girls basketball season will be played out over 16 weeks, concluding with MHSAA Finals on March 21 at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center. A number of teams with their eyes fixed on that destination didn’t wait long during t...
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Girls Basketball Finals Returning to Breslin

Girls Basketball Finals Returning to Breslin
Monday, September 30, 2019
The MHSAA's Girls Basketball Semifinals and Finals weekend could return to the Breslin Student Events Center as quickly as this upcoming 2019-20 season, with Michigan State University hosting the event this winter and in future seasons when the Spartans women’s ba...
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Soccer, Hoops Next to Seed Using MPR

Soccer, Hoops Next to Seed Using MPR
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
As the topic of seeding for MHSAA Tournaments continues to swirl in the air of numerous committee meetings on an annual basis, one of the primary concerns continues to focus on the simple question: “How?” The MHSAA for years has been working behind the scen...
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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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Performance: Edison's Rickea Jackson

Performance: Edison's Rickea Jackson
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
One of the most celebrated basketball careers in MHSAA history came to a close Saturday, as Detroit Edison's Rickea Jackson in her final high school game led the Pioneers to a 77-58 win over Freeland at Van Noord Arena that clinched the Division 2 championship.&nbs...
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Zarycki Leaves as Top Scorer, Big Winner

Zarycki Leaves as Top Scorer, Big Winner
Monday, March 25, 2019
She didn’t envision 79 varsity victories, three District championships, three league titles or a program scoring record at the time. As a young girl in her driveway years ago, Edwardsburg’s Kaitlyn Zarycki just wanted to master dribbling between her legs an...
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Edison Closes Dominant Run as Champ Again

Edison Closes Dominant Run as Champ Again
Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Detroit Edison girls basketball team has been leaving people in awe all season.  On Saturday night, the Pioneers' own coach was a bit star struck after they defeated Freeland 77-58 to claim the Division 2 championship.
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Heroes Rise to Earn P-W's Legendary Win

Heroes Rise to Earn P-W's Legendary Win
Saturday, March 23, 2019
The seconds couldn’t tick off the clock fast enough Saturday for a Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball team on the verge of its first championship for the third season in a row. Side by side on the bench, each with four fouls, sat juniors Ellie Droste and Hannah S...
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Still #1: Heritage Lands 2nd Straight Title

Still #1: Heritage Lands 2nd Straight Title
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Not often is the reigning champion the hunter and not the hunted. But that’s how the Saginaw Heritage girls basketball approached this season.  With the graduation of some key members from the 2018 Class A title team, the Hawks felt they were being...
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'All in' Lenawee Christian Locks Up D4

'All in' Lenawee Christian Locks Up D4
Saturday, March 23, 2019
By Bree Salenbien’s admission, she was “kinda out of it” during Saturday morning’s Division 4 Final at Van Noord Arena. But that gave Adrian Lenawee Christian a chance to show this year’s title was won by a fully talented team in addition ...
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