Entries for 'Muskegon Heights'
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
By December, with the annual announcement of Michigan’s All-State football team, the intense pressure of the 1951 season had disappeared for two of the state’s finest high school coaches.
Stresses of competing for consideration as Michigan's best high schoo...Continue Reading
Sunday, March 29, 2020
With 14 MHSAA Finals championships, River Rouge remains the historic standard for Michigan high school boys basketball. And until just a few seasons ago, legendary coach Lofton Greene topped the state’s all-time wins list in this sport.
Rouge again met Muskegon H...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Muskegon High School’s historic Hackley Stadium was not an easy place for Gene Young to navigate in recent years, with his hulking 6-foot-6 frame slowed by neuropathy in both feet and worsened this past fall by a nasty infection on his left heel.
But few people h...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Sunday, August 28, 2016
There really is no place MHSAA historian Ron Pesch would rather be than in the stands of a high school football stadium on a Friday night.
And again this season, he'll settle in with hopes of finding the game he can call the greatest in state high school history.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 24, 2016
The 2016 Boys Basketball Finals are hours from tip off with Class C and D Semifinals today and Class A and B Semifinals on Friday.Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
It’s hard to overstate the importance of basketball to a community like Muskegon Heights.
The “Tiger Pride” that is on display each time Heights alumnus Dell Stewart and his team of 13 players take the court – and the returning crowd of communit...Continue Reading
Monday, August 24, 2015
One of the best has indeed been saved for last in the final edition of the MHSAA.TV’s Hoops On Film Series.Continue Reading
Monday, June 29, 2015
This week's installment of MHSAA.tv's Hoops on Film series features the first championship victory for one of Michigan's most accomplished boys basketball programs.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Nick Spitzley, no doubt like the other eight seniors on Pewamo-Westphalia’s basketball team, dreamed growing up of playing for an MHSAA championship.
He needed to use his imagination, since the first and only time the Pirates did play for a Class C title was in ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
One contender at Thursday’s MHSAA Class C and D Semifinals is hoping to finish this weekend with a third straight championship.
Another is hoping to begin a three-season winning streak at the Breslin Center.Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
Friday, March 23, 2012
Stevensville Lakeshore coach Sean Schroeder had talked with his team this season about taking another step as a program.
He echoed that with a little more fire at halftime of Friday’s Class B Semifinal at the Breslin Center. Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading