Flint Central grad Demetrius Miller has big night for Metro State basketball team

December 10, 2012 in Division II

By Patrick Hayes Demetrius ‘Meechie’ Miller, a former standout guard at Flint Central and Mott Community College, is now a senior at Metro State, one of the top Division II [...]

Tim Bograkos on Tom Izzo’s teachings: “You have to be willing to take yourself places others won’t go”

November 9, 2012 in Division I

Former Flint Central standout and Michigan State player Tim Bograkos was featured in a video for the Michigan State Alumni Association, discussing what he learned from Tom Izzo. It’s short [...]

Former Flint Central, University of Detroit star is the new basketball coach at Flint Southwestern

October 26, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Keith Gray has been a part of Flint basketball at arguably its peak in the 1980s. He played at Flint Central with Eric Turner, who many in [...]

Flint basketball community remembers Jody Allen

July 16, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes The names of Flint basketball players who went on to successful college and pro careers are familiar ones. But the talented players who don’t make it out [...]

1981 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

July 7, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, BallinMichigan.com will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]

Tim Bograkos featured in Greater Lansing Sport Magazine

July 5, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Tim Bograkos, a former Flint Central standout and Michigan State walk-on who became a valuable rotation player, recently wrote a guest column for Greater Lansing Sport Magazine. [...]

1985 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

May 8, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, BallinMichigan.com will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]

EPIC NIGHT! Flint Northern vs. Powers Catholic, Feb. 2, 2010

May 4, 2012 in Cover Story, EPIC NIGHT!, High School

Welcome to our newest BallinMichigan series, ‘EPIC NIGHT!’ This recurring feature will be a first-person account of some of the greatest high school basketball games that we’ve witnessed firsthand. I [...]

Former Flint Central standout chose a different path when basketball didn’t work out

April 28, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Sports in the inner-city are often presented to kids as the way to escape their often bleak or tragic surroundings, rather than one of several possible ways [...]

1983 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

April 24, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, BallinMichigan.com will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]