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Erie Mason Climbs to Championship Level

Erie Mason Climbs to Championship Level
Friday, February 15, 2019
When Kevin Skaggs was named the boys varsity basketball coach at Erie Mason, he immediately got on the phone and started asking questions. After more than two decades coaching basketball, Skaggs was about to embark on something new – high school basketball.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
If games are played as scheduled, this week will be a great appetizer for what’s on the way for Michigan high school basketball fans. The weather isn’t exactly making it easy for the state’s boys teams to finish up their regular-season schedules. But ...
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Oscoda Teams Rise From Past to Perfection

Oscoda Teams Rise From Past to Perfection
Friday, February 8, 2019
The tide has turned in Oscoda. After struggling year after year in boys and girls basketball, the Owls are enjoying quite a turnaround on the hardcourt this winter as both teams enter the final month of the regular season undefeated — just one of two schools in t...
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Undefeated Brimley Primed for Big Time

Undefeated Brimley Primed for Big Time
Friday, February 8, 2019
Rankings are nice, but the Brimley boys are looking for more as they roll through this basketball season. The Bays, sitting No. 1 statewide in The Associated Press' Division 4 poll, are well aware of the challenges in store for them during the postseason – w...
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Be the Referee: Communication

Be the Referee: Communication
Thursday, February 7, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis discusses the mission of the Basketball Officials & Coaches Communication Committee.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10
Monday, February 4, 2019
Last week from a boys basketball point of view was one to mostly forget, as just about every team statewide was forced to postpone one if not more games – bad news as we’re less than a month from the start of District play. But thanks in part to a memorable...
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Performance: Alpena's Chris DeRocher

Performance: Alpena's Chris DeRocher
Friday, February 1, 2019
Alpena senior Chris DeRocher scored 29 points in last week’s 74-45 win over Sault Ste. Marie – and on the 29th point broke his school’s career scoring record on the way to earning the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week.&rd...
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Horky's Scoring Helps Manchester Take Flight

Horky's Scoring Helps Manchester Take Flight
Friday, February 1, 2019
Manchester's Tyler Horky has always had the talent. As a freshman, however, he broke his arm and missed the entire season. As a sophomore, coming off the injury, he lacked confidence but still averaged 12 points a game. Now a junior, Horky has showed an early 47-point ...
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As Soules Guided, East Catholic Reigned

As Soules Guided, East Catholic Reigned
Thursday, January 31, 2019
“I’m surprised to be this far. Some nights we play very good and some nights we play very bad. I just didn’t think we’d be consistent enough to get this far.” The words were spoken by varsity basketball coach Dave Soules of Detroit East Ca...
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Be the Referee: Backcourt Violation?

Be the Referee: Backcourt Violation?
Thursday, January 31, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains an often misunderstood backcourt/frontcourt basketball scenario.
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New Reality has Roseville Dreaming Big

New Reality has Roseville Dreaming Big
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Something happened last February that produced a dramatic effect on the Roseville boys basketball team. It’s difficult for Roseville coach Hassan Nizam to put into words – but he’s certain that his team’s trip to Ann Arbor to play Pioneer and, m...
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Marine City Rising Under Familiar Leader

Marine City Rising Under Familiar Leader
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Championship celebrations aren’t unfamiliar in Marine City. It’s just that they typically don’t happen after a boys basketball game. The town most known for its football prowess is experiencing some extra excitement this winter, as the basketball prog...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Temperatures across the state may fall below zero Wednesday and Thursday, but things are expected to warm up significantly by this weekend – and Michigan high school boys basketball will follow. Conference champions are starting to be crowned, the Detroit Public ...
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Twins X 2 Boost Unbeaten Mattawan

Twins X 2 Boost Unbeaten Mattawan
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Jaden and Kelby Mabin are fraternal twins, but Matthew and Luke Pelak are identical. All four play on the undefeated Mattawan boys basketball team.  Telling the latter two apart was never much trouble for coach Ward Helakoski, a Mattawan Middle School counselor wh...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Monday, January 21, 2019
It’s all relative until they meet each other on the court, of course. But there are some Michigan high school boys basketball teams absolutely dominating as we turn toward the final five weeks of the regular season.
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Performance: Quincy's William Dunn

Performance: Quincy's William Dunn
Friday, January 18, 2019
Quincy junior froward William Dunn had 30 points to lead his team past Reading 55-46 on Jan. 8, pushing the Orioles to 9-0 this season while becoming just the third player in program history to go over 1,000 career points.  He entered the game needing four to reac...
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Be the Referee: YMTC - 10-Second Clock

Be the Referee: YMTC - 10-Second Clock
Thursday, January 17, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice offers a "You Make the Call" scenario dealing with the 10-second clock in basketball.
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Great Clips of the Week: 1/17/19

Great Clips of the Week: 1/17/19
Thursday, January 17, 2019
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips and produced by State Champs! Sports Network features a series of dunks by New Haven boys basketball standout Romeo Weems against Warren Mott.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 14, 2019
This week will see many of Michigan’s high school boys basketball teams cross the midpoint of their seasons, and things are starting to move quickly. Most will finish Saturday at least 10 games into their schedules and with Districts beginning six weeks from toni...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break
Monday, January 7, 2019
The first full week of January means changing lanes for the high school boys basketball season, with many of the mega nonleague matchups in the rear-view mirror and league championship chases up ahead. But first we have a few weeks of catching up to do after another hi...
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