Entries for 'Saginaw'

Storms Can't Squash Inspired Performances

Storms Can't Squash Inspired Performances
Saturday, June 1, 2019
From great-grandparents and former coaches to a mother and a son, athletes at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals became champions in honor of their loved ones on Saturday. Take senior Emari O’Brien of Harper Woods Chandler Park, who became the 100-meter Divi...
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Saginaw's Martin Leaps Into All-Time Elite

Saginaw's Martin Leaps Into All-Time Elite
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Sometimes greatness can come from random circumstance.  One spring day after having their basketball taken away during lunch, then-Saginaw High sophomore Tony Martin and his friends improvised by playing the game without a ball. With one of his track coaches ...
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Tales of Teams, Trophies & Trinkets - Vol 2

Tales of Teams, Trophies & Trinkets - Vol 2
Thursday, February 9, 2017
A picture may be worth a thousand words – but often, we can learn as much from a traveling trophy, game ticket, and even an old megaphone. Michigan’s high school sports history is more than a century old and filled with legends passed on of games, teams and...
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Forgotten Series Named 1st Grid Champs

Forgotten Series Named 1st Grid Champs
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
“In the first decade of this century, there were some very, very unsavory things going on in high school sports," said MHSAA sports historian Dick Kishpaugh back in 1999. "Though teams used school names as if they represented their high schools, schools didn't set...
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#TBT: Before They Were Olympians

#TBT: Before They Were Olympians
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Michigan athletes enjoyed another banner showing at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro that wrapped up Sunday.  We cheered for them all – but paid special attention to a handful who previously competed in MHSAA sports before achieving more at the internat...
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Flashback: Cass Tech Comes Back

Flashback: Cass Tech Comes Back
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The third week of this summer’s "80s Finals Flashback" series on MHSAA.tv features one of the largest Finals comebacks in girls and boys basketball history. Trailing by 20 with two minutes to play in the third quarter, Detroit Cass Tech's girls rallied to de...
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#TBT: End of an Era in Saginaw

#TBT: End of an Era in Saginaw
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Michigan will wave farewell this weekend to one of its longest-running high school football rivalries as Saginaw High and Arthur Hill play one last time before one of the schools is closed in December. The 120-year-old rivalry is tied for second-oldest in Michigan hist...
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Southeastern Makes Final Minute Count

Southeastern Makes Final Minute Count
Friday, March 22, 2013
Jovone Haynes saw a “weakness,” went after it, and Detroit Southeastern will play Saturday for the MHSAA Class A title. Simple as that … and not at all.
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Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Some semi-ancient history is at risk of being updated during the Class A and B Finals this weekend at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.  Detroit Southeastern is seeking is first title since 1926 and Grand Rapids Christian since 1938. Wyoming Godwin Heigh...
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2012 Boys Basketball Finals in Review

2012 Boys Basketball Finals in Review
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Did we just watch one of the greatest MHSAA boys basketball champions of all-time? That’s a question being asked around the state coming off this season’s Boys Basketball Finals at Michigan State’s Breslin Center.
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Class A Final: Trojans ring up a title

Class A Final: Trojans ring up a title
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Every time Draymond Green visited a Saginaw basketball practice this season, he reminded the current Trojans of the same thing: The Michigan State and former Saginaw star has two Class A championship rings. They had none. He can’t tease them anymore.
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Class A: Home Sweet Breslin Again

Class A: Home Sweet Breslin Again
Friday, March 23, 2012
No one from this season’s Saginaw team had played in an MHSAA Semifinals before this weekend. That’s saying something, given how the Trojans have made Breslin Center a regular March destination over the last two decades. After a slow start Friday, they look...
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Boys Finals: Points A to B

Boys Finals: Points A to B
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Loaded expectations come with being the favorite for any MHSAA championship.  But a pair of favorites and two groups of strong contenders make for loaded fields for both the Class A and B Boys Basketball Finals this weekend at Michigan State's Breslin Center.
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