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Basketball

Published March 5, 2019

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SOUTHFIELD — The University of Detroit Jesuiit boys basketball team proved too much to handle for Warren De La Salle, as the Cubs outlasted the Pilots 62-51 in a March 5 Division 1 regional semifinal.

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Published March 5, 2019

WARREN — Ferndale High’s boys basketball team won the program’s first district championship since 2012 with an 81-56 victory against Warren Lincoln March 1 in a Division 2 district final at Lincoln.

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Published March 4, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s boys basketball team won the program’s fifth district title in the last nine seasons with a 39-36 win against Sterling Heights Stevenson in a Division 1 district final March 1 at Utica Ford II.

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Published March 4, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — With losses in a Division 1 district tournament last week, the curtain has closed on both the Utica High and the Utica Eisenhower boys basketball season.

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Published March 4, 2019

ROSEVILLE –– The Roseville High girls basketball team didn’t need a motivational speech or pregame music to get amped up for the Macomb Area Conference Silver/Bronze Tournament championship game Feb. 23 at Grosse Pointe North.

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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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