Basketball

Published March 1, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE –– With the score tied at 39 and just over six minutes left on the clock, Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South were in a battle to decide which team was going to win a Division 1 district title and advance to regionals.

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Published March 1, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Anchor Bay boys basketball coach Jim Barnes early in a March 1 Division 1 district final against Macomb Dakota could be heard yelling out his gameplan from the sideline.

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Published March 1, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Lakeview girls basketball team fell one win short of capturing a third straight Macomb Area Conference Blue Division title, but the squad enters the playoffs having won a title of some sort for the third consecutive season.

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Published March 1, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights High boys basketball coach Mike Griffin returned to the sidelines after a five-year hiatus, and he’s proud of the growth his players exhibited as the season went along.

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Published March 1, 2019

WARREN — Warren Mott boys basketball coach Jeff Olind was somber after his team’s 65-60 overtime loss to Warren Woods Tower Feb. 25 in a Division 1 district quarterfinal.

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Published February 28, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Madison Heights Lamphere’s boys basketball season ended with a 99-53 loss to Ferndale High in a Division 2 opening-round district playoff game Feb. 25 at host Warren Lincoln.

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Published February 27, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE –– Basketball is a game of runs, and Grosse Pointe South used a flurry of runs to down Eastpointe High in a Division 1 district semifinal game Feb. 27 at Grosse Pointe North.

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Published February 27, 2019

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Clinton Township junior wing Jon Bolden hit five 3-pointers in leading the Big Reds to a 44-34 win over Sterling Heights High in a Feb. 27 Division 1 district semifinal.Read More

Published February 26, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The Bloomfield Hills Marian basketball team capped off an undefeated league season with a win over Dearborn Divine Child Feb. 23 at Calihan Hall on the campus of the University of Detroit Mercy. The Mustangs beat the Falcons 48-34 to claim the Catholic League AB Division title.

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Published February 26, 2019

On a wall outside Royal Oak Shrine, there is a mural donning the words, “A Championship Culture.” It’s one thing to claim that your school has a championship culture, but the Knights basketball programs are turning those words into a reality.

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Published February 25, 2019

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WARREN — A late surge overtime surge pushed the Warren Woods Tower boys basketball team past Warren Mott 65-60 in a Feb. 25 Division 1 district quarterfinal. The extra session started with three lead changes, which put the Marauders up 57-56 with 1:45 left in overtime.

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Published February 25, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES –– The St. Clair Shores Lake Shore boys basketball team has been through some difficult times this year. 

The Shorians’ head coach stepped away in December, three kids left the team and a few younger players were pulled up from junior varsity. However, that hasn’t stopped them from having success. 

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Published February 22, 2019

WARREN — Defense has given the Warren Regina basketball team a chance in a lot of its games this season, and longtime, decorated coach Diane Laffey hopes her team can get things right on the other side of the ball in time for a possible postseason run.

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Published February 21, 2019

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A change in the schedule pushed the start of the state girls basketball playoffs back a week and moved the beginning of the boys postseason up seven days.

That means the girls basketball postseason begins March 4. The tournament ends with the semifinals and finals, set for March 21-23 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids.

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Published February 19, 2019

AUBURN HILLS — Last season, the Auburn Hills Avondale girls basketball team went 17-3 and won a share of the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division title. Though they have a new coach this season, the Yellow Jackets and Bob Lees haven’t skipped a beat.

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Published February 18, 2019

UTICA — It was an earlier exit than hoped for in the Macomb Area Conference tournament, but Utica High girls basketball coach Tom McDonald and the Chieftains are ready to move forward.     

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Published February 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Boys basketball teams across the state, no matter their regular-season performance, will have a chance at postseason success when the state playoffs begins Feb. 25.

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Published February 15, 2019

Madison Heights Madison girls basketball coach Greg Raspberry said he had a pretty good idea it was going to be this kind of season for his team.

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Published February 11, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — In its last season as a program, the Farmington Hills Harrison boys basketball team is trying to leave a legacy.

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Published February 11, 2019

EASTPOINTE — If you asked Eastpointe High boys basketball coach Nate Minnoy how his team was doing two weeks ago, he would’ve said it was underachieving. That is no longer the case, as at press time, the Shamrocks were 10-5 overall and 6-4 in the Macomb Area Conference Silver Division. Those 10 wins are more than the previous three seasons combined, and the most since 2010-11.

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