Game Balls Week 1: Our weekly high school hoops honor roll

December 9, 2012 in Game Balls, High School

Welcome to a new weekly feature at BallinMichigan. Every Sunday, we’ll do this ‘honor roll’ post highlighting some of the top high school performances from around the state during the [...]

The healing power of coaching for Steve Majerle

December 8, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Because of the high-stress and competitive nature of coaching, it’s rare to hear the profession described as having positive health benefits. But the healing power of coaching [...]

2012-13 Grand Rapids area HS basketball preview

December 7, 2012 in High School

In our college basketball previews last month, we were able to take a close-up look at every college team in the state. Obviously, with mainly a staff of one right now, [...]

Video: Grand Rapids Christian’s DaRohn Scott (@DCS32) with a big dunk

September 5, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen DaRohn Scott, a class of 2014 player from Grand Rapids Christian, with a big dunk at the GRBA Championships. Follow PrepHoopsTV on Twitter and subscribe to the YouTube [...]

Former Grand Valley player James Thomas could get pro opportunity close to home

August 8, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Last week, I wrote about former Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State standout James Thomas and his attempts to catch the eye of professional scouts [...]

Highly sought after Chicago recruit Cliff Alexander and Chicago Curie will play Muskegon in January

August 3, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Michigan State is one of several high major programs recruiting class of 2014 Chicago Curie big man Cliff Alexander, and basketball fans in Michigan anxious to see [...]

Class of 2014 Commitments Tracker

July 1, 2012 in Signings Tracker

This post will be continuously updated whenever we learn of new high school players in Michigan signing with colleges. If you’ve signed with a college or know someone who has [...]

Grand Rapids Christian hires former Rockford coach Steve Majerle

June 14, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Former Rockford coach Steve Majerle couldn’t stay retired for long, apparently. He’ll take over as the new coach of Grand Rapids Christian. From MLive’s Dean Holzwarth: Majerle [...]

Grand Rapids Christian coach mysteriously fired

June 5, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Coaches come and go pretty frequently in high school basketball, but it always raises an eyebrow when a coach of a successful program with a lot of [...]

The Ultimate All-Area HS Basketball Roundup

April 23, 2012 in All-Area, Cover Story, High School

Editor’s Note: Virtually every newspaper covering high school basketball in the state does some variation of an all-area team. This is our best effort to compile all of those 2012 [...]