Monthly Archives: March 2011

High School Sports: Prep Rally 3/28-4/3

This week, Geoff Kimmerly and Sean Merriman discuss the boys basketball state finals including Sexton's Class B championship and Fulton's Class D runner-up finish, plus the area athletes of the year in wrestling and gymnastics.  

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Basketball: Final Buzzer — Big Red Champions

The last game of this winter season ended with a celebration 50 years in the making. Sexton is the Class B state champion, putting the finishing touches on the run only a few miles from its home court. Fulton didn't … Continue reading

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Basketball: Final Buzzer — Sexton 69, Detroit Country Day 59

Some of mid-Michigan's most stunning basketball successes have happened during Class B boys finals weekend: DeWitt's surprise run to the 2004 final. Lansing Catholic's 2008 championship. And Sexton's 10-point upset of top-ranked and reigning champ Detroit Country Day definitely fits … Continue reading

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Basketball: Final Buzzer — Fulton 59, Detroit Westside Christian 55

March is made on games like this Class D state semifinal at Michigan State's Breslin Center. Only so much can fit in a newspaper story, so come inside for the extended coverage from the Pirates' historic win.  In a nutshell: … Continue reading

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High School Sports: Prep Rally 3/21-3/27

This week, Geoff Kimmerly and Sean Merriman take a look at the final four in every class at boys basketball finals weekend at Michigan State's Breslin Center — and make their champion picks.    Class A: Kimmerly — Detroit Southeastern, … Continue reading

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Prep basketball: What’s next?

Lots of hoops are on the way. Here's a rundown of what's on the schedule for the rest of this week: Thursday: The story of Fulton — how a football school became a basketball power. Also, capsulized looks at all … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s TWEETS

Can't make it to Marshall on Tuesday? Follow us on Twitter @lsj_hssports for real-time updates from the Sexton/Dearborn Divine Child boys basketball quarterfinal. I'll also be trying to update from the Fulton/Manistee Catholic game from Hope College. 

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Banking for Buckets

Suttons Bay's Dwaun Anderson was today named Michigan's Mr. Basketball, which is given to the state's top high school senior basketball player based on a vote by members of the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. Anderson is an excellent talent … Continue reading

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Girls Sports Month

This is the last week to submit a video of the "Ultimate Female Athlete" to HighSchoolSports.net with a chance to win $1,000 among other honors. Check out the link to find out the details: http://www.highschoolsports.net/gsm/index.cfm

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High School Sports: Prep Rally 3/14-3/20

This week, Prep Sports Editor Geoff Kimmerly and reporter Sean Merriman talk state championship gymnastics, state finals diving, the end of the mid-Michigan girls basketball season, and offer their picks for this weekend's girls hoops state championships. Those picks also … Continue reading

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