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BCAM Names '7s' Retro Mr Basketball Winners

BCAM Names '7s' Retro Mr Basketball Winners
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Forty years after scoring his last basket at the high school level, Earvin “Magic” Johnson is finally a BCAM Mr. Basketball.
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Jets' Record: Never to be Broken

Jets' Record: Never to be Broken
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The North Central Jets are champions. Of the billions of words longtime Upper Peninsula reporter and editor Dennis Grall has typed on keyboards over the years, he says none are more appropriate or more true than "The North Central Jets are champions."
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Performance: New Haven's Romeo Weems

Performance: New Haven's Romeo Weems
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Romeo Weems, considered by many the top sophomore in Michigan, played a starring role as New Haven won its first MHSAA boys basketball championship Saturday, earning the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week” as the Rockets downed Benton Harb...
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New Haven Locks Down, Lifts Class B Trophy

New Haven Locks Down, Lifts Class B Trophy
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The New Haven boys basketball team has made a habit of lighting up scoreboards with explosive offensive performances. But in their biggest game of the season, when pulled into a slowed-down game by Ludington, the Rockets dug deep and won with defense.
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Senior Bucs Lead 3rd Straight Title Run

Senior Bucs Lead 3rd Straight Title Run
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The generations of Flint Beecher basketball rolled over again Saturday at the Breslin Center. From the stands, stars of recent championships Monte Morris and Aquavius Burks cheered on the current Bucs, whose seniors were finishing the most impressive run in the program...
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Finally, Clarkston Celebrates in Class A

Finally, Clarkston Celebrates in Class A
Saturday, March 25, 2017
After 35 years, nearly 700 wins and three high school gyms, Dan Fife has brought an MHSAA title to his alma mater. Fife’s Clarkston boys basketball team defeated Grand Rapids Christian 75-69 on Saturday in the Class A Final at the Breslin Center for the first boy...
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North Central Finishes 3-Peat Perfectly

North Central Finishes 3-Peat Perfectly
Saturday, March 25, 2017
For the last three seasons and 83 straight games, Powers North Central’s boys basketball team has been perfect. And for the first eight minutes Saturday, as these Jets played together for the last time, they couldn't have been much better.
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Stunner Sends Ludington to Saturday

Stunner Sends Ludington to Saturday
Friday, March 24, 2017
If older brother is right, Joshua Laman might not remember much of the aftermath of his first 3-pointer this season. But it’s a shot Ludington – and probably River Rouge – will never forget.
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New Haven Grows into Class B Contender

New Haven Grows into Class B Contender
Friday, March 24, 2017
Eric Williams, Jr., has learned a lot about becoming a champion these last few seasons. And as Williams has grown, so too has New Haven’s success on the basketball court.
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GR Christian Ends 80-year Finals Wait

GR Christian Ends 80-year Finals Wait
Friday, March 24, 2017
Xavier Tillman stood taller, literally, than anyone else on the court during his team’s Class A Semifinal on Friday at the Breslin Center. Figuratively as well, the Grand Rapids Christian senior has stood as tall as any of the giants who have dominated the floor ...
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Clarkston Earns 1st Shot at Dream Finish

Clarkston Earns 1st Shot at Dream Finish
Friday, March 24, 2017
Dan Fife dreamed of playing for an MHSAA basketball championship at Jenison Field House while a student at Clarkston 50 years ago. Thursday afternoon, the current Wolves made similar dreams come true – and offered their coach that opportunity he never was able to...
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Buckley Ends Wait with 1st Semifinal Win

Buckley Ends Wait with 1st Semifinal Win
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Buckley’s boys basketball team waited a long time to make this history – more than 100 years on the court, and then through a double overtime Semifinal on the other side of the Class D bracket Thursday. But however long it took to earn the program’s f...
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Jets' Streak Withstands Mightiest Challenge

Jets' Streak Withstands Mightiest Challenge
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Seth Polfus might still be giggling and shaking his head. He couldn’t believe it either. Southfield Christian was going to be the greatest threat so far to Powers North Central’s nation-leading 81-game winning streak. Anyone closely following the Jets&rsquo...
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Next Generation Chargers Make C Final

Next Generation Chargers Make C Final
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Carson Meulenberg and Trenton Koole had never played a game of this magnitude before taking the Breslin Center floor Thursday. But their dads had, and perhaps indirectly that provided them a little experience. At least it seemed like it.
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Beecher Seniors Lead 3-Peat Attempt

Beecher Seniors Lead 3-Peat Attempt
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The day after Flint Beecher won the Class C boys basketball championship in 2013, coach Mike Williams went to watch an eighth-grade game. He saw Levane Blake get a steal and a dunk, Malik Ellison pull up for a 3-pointer. “I just remember seeing the chemistry betw...
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A-B Preview: Ready to Make History

A-B Preview: Ready to Make History
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dating back more than 90 years, the MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament allows us to conjure up “first time since” statements that truly speak to the event’s lengthy and rich history. Three of eight Class A and B semifinalists this weekend are playing fo...
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C-D Preview: All Eyes on Thursday

C-D Preview: All Eyes on Thursday
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
It's rare that Michigan's smallest schools are the headliners of the MHSAA's Boys Basketball Finals.  But as the final weekend of the tournament gets underway Thursday, the evening session's first game arguably is the most intriguing matchup of the entire event.&n...
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Hoopfest Returns This Weekend to Jenison

Hoopfest Returns This Weekend to Jenison
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
March Magic Hoopfest will return to Jenison Field House for this weekend’s Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball Finals, marking the eighth championship weekend the event has run concurrent with the games being played at Michigan State Universi...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview
Monday, March 20, 2017
It's easy to enter this final week of the boys basketball season noting how many of last year's MHSAA champions are still around with possible repeats only three wins away.  But isn't it more intriguing that 14 of 24 champions during this decade are still alive&nb...
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Manton, Buckley Prepped for Final Week

Manton, Buckley Prepped for Final Week
Friday, March 17, 2017
Wexford County will send two of the final 32 boys basketball teams still playing this season to Quarterfinals next week.  Manton in Class C won its first Regional title since 1998 on Wednesday, while undefeated Buckley claimed its first, in Class D, since 2010.
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