Basketball

Published July 13, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores Lakeview girls basketball coach Joe Charrette admits that his current and prospective varsity players have to be in the gym in the offseason to get work in.

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — Warren De La Salle basketball coach Greg Esler has built a lengthy resume. He’s coached for 24 years at De La Salle, and has amassed 26 career district championships, seven regional titles and five Catholic High School League tournament championships.

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Published May 15, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Southfield Christian School shooting guard Bryce Washington has committed to play basketball at the University of Pennsylvania starting this fall.Read More

Published May 15, 2018

After Ferndale High put out a post for its open boys basketball position approximately two weeks after the team’s season ended in a Class B district semifinal  in March, Athletic Director Shaun Butler said there were close to 60 applicants.

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Published April 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Born out of necessity, and essentially serving as the undercard to the NCAA basketball tournament, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is going to have a newer look to it next winter in regard to boys and girls basketball.

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Published April 13, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores South Lake boys basketball coach Kurt Wilson Sr. calls senior forward Amier Gilmore a hard worker who’s dedicated to improving his game.

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Published April 13, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — As teams, players and coaches returned from spring break anxious to dive headfirst into the condensed spring season, let’s take one last look back at the winter season that was in the Oakland Activities Association and acknowledge the top players from the boys basketball campaign.

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Published April 5, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Shortly after the girls state basketball finals concluded, coaches in the Oakland Activities Association convened to select the top players from each of the three divisions.

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Published April 2, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — When asked to describe Lauren DeBeau, Michael Satawa simply shook his head. The Utica Eisenhower girls basketball coach said he is spoiled to have DeBeau on his roster. An established talent on the soccer pitch, the junior also shines on the hardwood and collected the Macomb Area Conference White Division MVP award.

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Published March 30, 2018

METRO DETROIT — This winter campaign was among one of the best recently for the Catholic High School League, which saw three teams — Warren De La Salle, Dearborn Divine Child and the University of Detroit Jesuit — reach at least the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs.

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Published March 29, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Another season has come and gone for the girls basketball teams in the Macomb Area Conference, and coaches in each of the conference’s six divisions have chosen the winners of the MVP, Coach of the Year and Sportsmanship Award honors.

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Published March 26, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Clintondale girls basketball coach Brandon Saeys has watched junior wing Princess Johnson play since she was in middle school and commended her for growing into a standout player.

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Published March 24, 2018

 From the moment last year’s heartbreak became painfully official, this game was a must, this trophy was theirs.

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Published March 23, 2018

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On the court he will call home beginning next fall, Clarkston High senior guard Foster Loyer put on a show in his team’s 74-49 win over Warren De La Salle in a March 23 Class A state semifinal at Michigan State University.

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Published March 21, 2018

Hassan Nizam’s first season as Roseville High boys basketball coach should be considered a rousing success.

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Published March 21, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE: Southfield Christian played Flint International Academy in a Class D quarterfinal March 20, after press time. Visit can dgnews.com/sports for scores.

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Published March 21, 2018

Madison Heights Madison’s boys basketball team fell in a Class C regional semifinal.

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Published March 21, 2018

Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse boys basketball coach George Woods thinks this season was the year the program established itself as a player in Macomb County.

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Published March 20, 2018

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The Warren De La Salle basketball team dropped three games to the University of Detroit Jesuit earlier this season and had fourth quarter leads in two of the matchups before running out of gas, according to coach Greg Esler.

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Published March 20, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — It was a season Grosse Pointe North girls basketball coach Gary Bennett admittedly said he didn’t see coming. The Norsemen battled all the way to the Class A state semifinals, eventually falling 46-28 to Saginaw Heritage March 16 at Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids.

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