Entries for 'Benton Harbor'
Sunday, April 19, 2020
The 1958 Class A Boys Basketball Final pitting Detroit Austin and Benton Harbor has been considered among the classic MHSAA Tournament games of the 20th century.
The matchup featured two of the state’s all-time great prep players, Austin senior Dave DeBusschere a...Continue Reading
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The MHSAA Girls & Boys Basketball Finals the last two weekends showed off many of the best teams and players who took the courts across Michigan this winter.
The championships also provided an opportunity to celebrate a few more accomplishments with the Basketball ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Both Jim Derocher and Fred Smith served thousands of students locally over decades of service and provided statewide contributions that continue to guide educational athletics in Michigan today.
In recognition of their dedication, Derocher and Smith have been named the...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Three-point shooting played a big part in Pewamo-Westphalia’s run to the Class C Girls Basketball Semifinals this winter, led by senior guard Emily Spitzley.
Check out where she and her team rank in the MHSAA girls basketball record book, plus more rece...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 29, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features the go-ahead 3-pointer by Carlos Johnson that helped Benton Harbor's boys basketball team claim the Class B championship game win over Grand Rapids Catholic Central on Saturday.Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Benton Harbor's Carlos Johnson finished an all-state season with what he called the biggest shot of his life, drilling the game winner as Benton Harbor claimed its first MHSAA boys basketball championship since 1965 with a 65-64 overtime victory over Grand Rapids Cathol...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Carlos Johnson knew it was good when it left his hand. His Benton Harbor coaches and teammates knew it, too.
The star sophomore hit the biggest shot on a Saturday night full of them – a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play – to give the Tigers a 65-64 overtime...Continue Reading
Friday, March 23, 2018
Benton Harbor is wearing the weight of history, with the last name of Don Farnum across the chests of the team’s warm-up T-shirts.
But this season’s Tigers have been aiming to add to their school’s long legacy of boys basketball success – and be...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Class B could feature the most entertaining matchups of this weekend’s Boys Basketball Finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center.
From one side of the bracket will emerge a longtime power. From the other, a contender led by one of the state's bri...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Elections were completed recently to fill positions on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s legislative body, its Representative Council, with eight current members receiving re-election.Continue Reading
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Even with the national attention Benton Harbor’s football program has earned over the last few weeks for its incredible turnaround this season, the sources of support the Tigers have received remains astounding.Continue Reading
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Books are written about this kind of thing.
Actually, one was penned 13 years ago about a Benton Harbor football team that played at the start of the last century. Continue Reading
Monday, July 20, 2015
A matchup of future NBA players hailing from opposite sides of the state is highlighted this week as part of MHSAA.tv’s Hoops On Film Series.Continue Reading
Friday, March 20, 2015
Haslett and Detroit Country Day advanced to Saturday's MHSAA Class B Final with Semifinal wins Friday at the Breslin Center.
Click below for highlights from both games and all four teams that took the floor. Continue Reading
Friday, March 20, 2015
Expectations for Haslett’s girls basketball team were set during a run to the Class A Regional Finals a year ago keyed by a lineup that would remain mostly intact for this winter.
Those expectations were fulfilled again Friday at the Breslin Center as the Viking...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Plenty of familiar uniforms will be running the Breslin Center floor during Friday’s Class A and B Semifinals.
Only one team is seeking its first championship game berth – the other seven semifinalists have a combined 25 MHSAA titles.Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.
Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Clas...Continue Reading