Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rivalries

I am in the middle of something of a personal, unintentional Rivalries Week, with last night’s Fowler/Pewamo-Westphalia boys basketball game, the girls game between P-W and Portland St. Patrick tonight with its usual CMAC title implications and the hockey incarnation … Continue reading

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Expanded LSJ area basketball rankings (with losses listed)

CLASS A-B GIRLS 1. East Lansing (12-1) – loss: 58-57 to defending Class B champion Goodrich at the buzzer. Only league games remain for the Class A No. 4-ranked Trojans, who have won 66 straight CAAC Blue games dating back … Continue reading

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More Catch 22

The Catch 22 is a list we’ve put together at the Lansing State Journal since 1985 and this year Warren De La Salle quarterback and Michigan commit Shane Morris heads up the annual list. It was close between Morris and … Continue reading

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Marcus Moore shines for Waverly in win

Marcus Moore was not supposed to be 100 percent for Waverly’s game against Jackson Lumen Christi. The junior injured his groin in the team’s last game, and Waverly coach Craig Fields thought it would be best for his starter to … Continue reading

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Illness, injuries foil Grand Ledge’s bid to upset East Lansing girls

In many ways, the showdown between the Class A No. 9 Grand Ledge girls and No. 4 East Lansing was over before it started. Two of the Comets’ most important players were forced the miss the game. Grand Ledge’s leading … Continue reading

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This week’s area basketball schedule includes Tuesday CAAC Blue girls showdown, Friday CAAC White boys showdown

The East Lansing girls (9-1) will travel to Grand Ledge (10-1) for a Tuesday showdown between CAAC Blue unbeatens (both 5-0). The Class A No. 5-ranked Trojans have won 55 straight league games and nine straight league titles under coach … Continue reading

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Holt displays impressive depth in win over Okemos

Holt does not have a go-to scorer. Rams coach Matt Essell will even admit it. But that has yet to be a problem this season, and it wasn’t a problem in the team’s 60-45 win over Okemos on Friday night. … Continue reading

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East Lansing girls, Holt boys No. 1 in LSJ area rankings

The East Lansing girls will travel to Grand Ledge on Tuesday for not only first place in the CAAC Blue, but also the top spot in the Lansing State Journal area rankings. The Holt and Sexton boys swapped first and … Continue reading

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DeWitt’s Anderson clutch against E. Lansing, more on Charlotte girls, Haslett vs. Williamston girls

DeWitt senior Ryan Anderson hit three straight 3-pointers to erase a three-point deficit and put his team up by six in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s 60-51 nonleague win over East Lansing at DeWitt. Click here for more content than … Continue reading

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Haslett looks poised for deep run in girls’ basketball state tournament

On Tuesday night, I saw the Haslett girls’ basketball play for the second time this season, and while I haven’t made my away across the entire CAAC, the Vikings are the best squad I’ve seen all year. Against a previously … Continue reading

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