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Published September 17, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — As it does every year, the field at the Oakland County Division 1 girls golf tournament features the best prep golfers the county has to offer. When they tee off at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Fieldstone Golf Club in Auburn Hills, fans, coaches and players can expect to witness an atmosphere close to that of the regional and state final tournaments.

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Published September 3, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifting restrictions on sports, the Michigan High School Athletic Association Representative Council has reinstated the fall sports season for 2020.

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Published May 8, 2020

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With the recent hire of AnnMarie Gilbert as the University of Detroit Mercy’s women’s basketball coach, athletic director Robert C. Vowels said, “We haven’t (had) a coach of her caliber come through here.

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Published May 1, 2020

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As it does every year, the OAA released its end-of-season lists honoring certain boys basketball players for their efforts on the hardwood this past season.

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Published May 1, 2020

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Like many other leagues across Michigan, the Oakland Activities Association recently released its list honoring the top girls basketball players from the season.Read More

Published April 29, 2020

While some people have been afforded the opportunity to work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that is not a feasible option for everyone. One such person is Brandee Hart, who is a state trooper for the Michigan State Police.

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Published April 24, 2020

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The Macomb Area Conference released its annual All-Conference lists honoring the league’s top players for their efforts during the season.

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Published April 20, 2020

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Though the Michigan High School Athletic Association canceled the remainder of the winter sports season due to the ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19, various sports leagues throughout the state still honored its athletes for their accomplishments.

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Published April 14, 2020

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It had been one week since the first positive cases of COVID-19 in the state of Michigan when Brian Barnes knew something wasn’t right. The night before, he woke with chills and body aches. He took his temperature the following morning to see it read 101 degrees.

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Published April 13, 2020

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As of the opening date for the boys basketball district playoffs March 9, Troy High coach Gary Fralick said, “The thought never really crossed my mind on that day of what was to come within three days.

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Published March 27, 2020

The Farmington Hills Mercy basketball team did a lot of winning this season, but as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. The Marlins’ season came to a close with a 56-33 loss to Detroit Renaissance in a Division 1 regional semifinal March 10.

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Published March 23, 2020

When a team finds momentum and gets hot at the right time, the postseason can be a magical experience. The Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett hockey team won seven of its last 10 games to end the regular season and carried that strong play into the playoffs.

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Published March 20, 2020

Earlier this year, Ferndale High boys basketball coach Juan Rickman was thinking about “trying to get prepared to make a good run at a state title.

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Published March 20, 2020

For the Southfield Christian boys basketball program, everything it does is all in preparation for a state championship run. The Eagles have dominated the Division 4 basketball scene, collecting five state titles in the last decade. They wanted to get their third consecutive title this year.Read More

Published March 20, 2020

For both the Birmingham Brother Rice and Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day hockey teams, making it to and winning a state championship is more of an expectation than anything else.Read More

Published March 20, 2020

Ask any coach around the state and they’ll tell you momentum plays a pivotal role come playoff time. The Roseville High boys basketball team had gotten hot at the right time and was ready to make another postseason run.Read More

Published March 20, 2020

WARREN — Three local boys basketball teams will be left to wonder “what if” after the COVID-19 pandemic led the Michigan High School Athletic Association to indefinitely suspend the winter sports season.

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Published March 20, 2020

Many Macomb County boys and girls basketball teams will be left to wonder “what if” after the COVID-19 pandemic led the Michigan High School Athletic Association to indefinitely suspend the winter sports season. The boys hoops teams from Sterling Heights Stevenson, St.Read More

Published March 20, 2020

As boys basketball teams across the state were gearing up for district championships, the news of a postseason suspension broke.

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Published March 19, 2020

HAZEL PARK — After weathering a challenging regular season, a fresh start had finally arrived for Hazel Park High’s boys basketball program March 9.

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