One of the best referee videos you will see, featuring Flint native Courtney Kirkland

December 12, 2012 in Professional, Video

Courtney Kirkland, a veteran NBA referee and Flint native (son of legendary Flint Northwestern coach Grover Kirkland), went to great lengths to prevent Kris Humphries of the Brooklyn Nets from [...]

Video: Michiganders Glen Rice, Steve Smith reflect on time with the Miami Heat

December 12, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes It’s easy to forget where the Miami Heat started considering their star-studded last few years that have included players like Shaquille O’Neal, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and [...]

Magic Johnson, Mateen Cleaves, Glen Rice, Shane Battier among NCAA’s top 75 players in March Madness history

December 11, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes As part of its celebration of 75 years of March Madness this year, the NCAA released a list of its top 75 players in March Madness history [...]

Flint native Morris Peterson: basketball standout, movie star

December 5, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes I’d wondered what former Flint Northwestern and Michigan State star and longtime NBA player Morris Peterson has been up to since we lost saw him on a [...]

Chatavius Turner is WHAC Player of the Week

November 27, 2012 in NAIA

By Patrick Hayes Concordia University senior Chatavius Turner has been named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Player of the Week. From the news release: Chatavius was unstoppable in the Cardinals [...]

2012-13 NAIA Basketball Preview: Does Davenport have enough firepower to repeat as WHAC champs?

October 5, 2012 in NAIA

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s 11 NAIA schools. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Burt Paddock, fifth season Last [...]

EPIC NIGHT!: Mt. Morris Alt. vs. Detroit Westside, 2009

October 2, 2012 in Cover Story, EPIC NIGHT!, High School

The ‘EPIC NIGHT!’ series is a first-person account of some of the greatest, craziest, most unforgettable high school basketball games that we’ve witnessed firsthand. I have a few guest writers [...]

The Links: Branden Dawson’s recovery and Jordan Crawford as a potential starter

September 30, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. A controversial shot by Flint Northwestern great Trent Tucker is remembered by SI for Kids. (Sports Illustrated) Video of the Hall [...]

Flint native, former University of Detroit center LaMarcus Lowe signs in Holland

September 24, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes LaMarcus Lowe, a Flint Northwestern graduate who was part of last season’s NCAA Tournament team the University of Detroit, has signed with Rotterdam in Holland, coach Ray [...]

Trent Tucker discusses Flint roots with Yahoo! Sports

September 13, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Jeffrey Eisenband recently wrote a profile about former Flint Northwestern and University of Minnesota star Trent Tucker. Tucker discusses his charity efforts and the infamous ‘Trent Tucker [...]