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Soccer

Girls Soccer Top 50 Teams Preview: Forest Hills Central has sites set on first title in nine years

 | Dan Stickradt

Grand Rapids - Upset last season in the state tournament, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central steadily built fuel to the fire preparing for this season. The Rangers look to play with vengeance, and a chip on their shoulders, after their goal of capturing their first state title since...  

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Basketball

BCAM names Magic Johnson and Spencer Haywood as Retro Mr. Basketball winners

 | Tom Markowski

Lansing – It’s always interesting to speculate which players would have been named Mr. Basketball before the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan began presenting the award in 1981. The winner that season was Sam Vincent of Lansing Eastern who later went on to pla...  

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Multi-Sport

Detroit Athletic Club announces 12 finalists for the 2017 Athlete of the Year awards

 | State Champs! Network

Detroit – The 12 nominees for the Detroit Athletic Club Athlete of the Year awards have been announced. The two winners will be announced May 8 at the DAC during its awards ceremonies in downtown Detroit. The six finalists for the female athlete of the year are Meghan Beaubie...  

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Basketball

New Haven shuts down Ludington in the fourth quarter to claim Class B title

 | Jeff Dullack

East Lansing – While New Haven has been one of the top scoring teams in the state of Michigan this season, the Rockets have prided themselves on their defensive play all year. And when New Haven found itself struggling offensively in Saturday night’s Class B Final again...  

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Basketball

Monte Morris returns to Michigan to cheer on his alma mater, Beecher, in the title game

 | Lenny Padilla

East Lansing - Monte Morris grabbed a basketball and started to shoot jumpers on the basketball court at Michigan State University on Saturday. But the former Iowa State star was in street clothes and was escorted off the court by an usher who didn’t recognize him.

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Basketball

Foster Loyer leads Clarkston to first title as Wolves down G.R. Christian, 75-69, in Class A final

 | Lenny Padilla

(PHOTO CREDIT - Dave Donoher) East Lansing - Foster Loyer sat at the podium during a postgame news conference with the big, wooden state championship trophy shielding him from the bright lights of the news cameras.

It might have been the only time all day that the ...  

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Basketball

Future Michigan State teammates, Foster Loyer and Xavier Tillman, impress in Class A Final

 | Jeff Dullack

(PHOTO CREDIT - Dave Donoher) East Lansing – In less than two years, Xavier Tillman and Foster Loyer will be teaming up at Michigan State as Tillman will begin his college career next season in East Lansing and Loyer will join the Spartans in 2018. But on Saturday afternoo...  

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Basketball

Josh Laman's 3-pointer at the buzzer gives Ludington OT win over River Rouge in Class B Semifinal

 | Jeff Dullack

East Lansing – Ludington’s Josh Laman was 0-for-9 on his 3-point attempts for the season heading into Friday night’s Class B semifinal, but the sophomore forward found the perfect time to make his first of the season. With Ludington trailing River Rouge by tw...  

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Basketball

Grand Rapids Christian pulls away from Romulus in the second half to advance to Class A Final

 | Jeff Dullack

East Lansing – One of the things that Mark Warners appreciates most about his talented Grand Rapids Christian team is its unselfishness and willingness to share the ball and that was on display on Friday afternoon in the Class A semifinal against Romulus. The Eagles...  

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Wrestling

Ben Freeman of Walled Lake Central named as the first winner of State Champs Mr. Wrestling award

 | State Champs! Network

Walled Lake – Ben Freeman of Walled Lake Central has been selected as the winner of the first State Champs Mr. Wrestling contest. Freeman is the 22nd wrestler in state history to win four state title. His career record is 163-1. Freeman was 34-0 in the 140-pound we...  

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