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Basketball

Going To The Mat - Shouse, Jr. Joins State's Cage Crop

 | Scott Burnstein

Mattawan got a big gift this summer in the arrival of out-of-state hoops transfer Dexter Shouse, Jr., a Division I college-bound guard.  The Wildcats already have a DI-level center in 6-foot-10 Nolan Foster.   Shouse, Jr. recently commit...  

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Monday blog, I Like It Like That - Hot Tamales On The Hardwood

 | Scott Burnstein

Who Burney likes right now on the high school hardwood after seeing them get BALLER busy in the offseason:   Daniel Autry (Detroit Cass Tech) – Tougher than leather at the guard spot for the Tech cage crew   Josh Luther &a...  

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A tribute to those who proudly represented the USA overseas

 | Scott Burnstein

(In honor of July 4) Five For Fighting – Burney’s Top 5 Patriotic Former Prepsters 1 Pete Dawkins -- The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood grad won the 1958 Heisman Trophy at Army and rose to be a general in the arme...  

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Transfers and Recruiting: Renaissance boys team picks up a notable guard; MSU gets 2 football commits

 | Scott Burnstein

      Basketball transfer wire   Jiovanni Miles – The long, lean and mean senior shooting guard is now at Detroit Renaissance after helping lead Novi to the Class A final four last season.   ...  

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Coaching moves: Grignon takes over at WL Western

 | Ben Rowden

Breaking down some of the new coaches on the state’s football and boys basketball landscape: Football Alex Grignon (Walled Lake Western) – Grignon comes over from South Lyon where he was the offensive coordinator. He prep...  

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Recruiting: Big Ten schools receive commitments from 3 in-state football prospects

 | Scott Burnstein

The Big Ten buckled down the services of three of the state’s best prep football players this past weekend with Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central senior receiver Tate Hallock committing to Michigan State, East Kentwood defensive ta...  

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Recruiting: A look at the 2019 football commitments

 | Scott Burnstein

The start of summer has brought a flurry of college commitments from the state’s top incoming senior football players. Let’s break down the movement on the Class of 2019 recruiting board: River Rouge DE Ruke Orhorhoro – The 6-5, 275-poun...  

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Baseball

A look back on who were the stars at the MHSAA baseball finals and semis

 | Scott Burnstein

  Five For Fighting – The Top Efforts From The MHSAA baseball finals 1 Brett Upton (Beal City) – Went all JUSTIN VERLANDER and pitched a 1-hit gem in his club’s 10-0 defeat of Unionville Sebewaing for the D4 state...  

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Here's a look at some of the top players coached by Bernie Holowicki, who died this week

 | Scott Burnstein

The beloved Bernie Holowicki bid us adieu this week, passing away at age 86. Holowicki headed the boys hoops program at Detroit Catholic Central from 1971 until 1994, then took over the Madonna program at the college level. His 612 wins are the sevent...  

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Recruiting and other tidbits: Two Detroit area football players announce commitments; Old Redford gets new boys hoops coach

 | Scott Burnstein

  Football News Two of the top cornerbacks in the state’s Class of 2019 were taken off the board over the weekend with the commitments of Detroit King’s Ahmad Gardner and Harper Woods’ Elija Griffin. They ...  

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