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Baseball

June 18, 2018, 2:47 pm

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

  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 championship. Verlander…..wait, I mean Upton, struck out eight batters in the complete-game outing and added ...

Multi-Sport

June 11, 2018, 9:34 am

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

  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 are both 3-star prospects. Gardner (6-2, 175 pounds) committed to Cincinnati and Griffin (5-11, 170 pounds) committed to Toledo. ...

Baseball

June 7, 2018, 3:40 pm

English of Detroit Western taken in the 5th round of the MLB Draft; other top prospects shunned

For the state’s best pro baseball prospects – Birmingham Detroit Country Day’s John Malcom, Warren De La Salle’s Bryce Bush, and Detroit Western’s Will English – this week’s MLB Draft proved a bit of surprise. Things didn’t exactly shake out the way everyone expected. Leading up to the draft, most scouts saw Malcom as the first high ...

Basketball

June 1, 2018, 10:00 am

Miss USA in the building

Detroit Edison all-state girls hoopster Rickea Jackson, probably the early favorite to win next winter’s Miss Basketball award, was selected to compete for Team USA in this summer’s 17-U World Cup. Jackson plays on the wing and was the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Michigan in 2018 while sparking her Edison club ...

Basketball

May 31, 2018, 2:00 pm

New to the bench

East Lansing has hired alum Ray Mitchell to be the school’s new boys basketball coach and Birmingham Brother Rice has brought on Ricky Palmer to head the Warriors hoops program. Mitchell was a sensational point guard for the Trojans in the 1990s and an assistant on Lansing Sexton squads that claimed back-to-back Class B state championships in 2011 and 2012. Palmer prepped at Birmingham ...

Multi-Sport

May 31, 2018, 12:00 pm

Different sport, same results – STRAIGHT SICKNESS!!

Madison Heights Madison’s Austin Brown and Detroit King’s Jalen McGaughy are going to be playing on the gridiron in college, but this spring they’re showing off skills in other sports. Brown, who threw for 3,125 yards and 33 touchdowns as a quarterback during his junior campaign leading the Eagles to the D7 final four, is mowing down the competition ...

Football

May 30, 2018, 11:00 am

Bluegrass Bonanza

Detroit King junior football standout Marvin Grant, the best safety in the state’s Class of 2019, took a visit to Kentucky last weekend. Grant (6-foot-2, 200 pounds) had visited Purdue and Boston college in previous weeks.

Football

May 29, 2018, 3:00 pm

Trimming the List

Fellow junior football stars Mike Fletcher (Flint Carman-Ainsworth) and Tre Mosley (West Bloomfield), both tabbed 3-star prospects, narrowed their respective college choices down to single digits this past week: Fletcher (6-foot-5 ½ 250 pounds), the prototypical pass-rush happy defensive end, cut his list to a Top 6, keeping Michigan, Michigan St., Alabama, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Kentucky in the mix. Mosley (6-foot-3, 180 ...