Impressive roster of players assembled for Michigan State alumni game

December 10, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Michigan State will host an alumni game at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Jenison Fieldhouse, and the rosters for the game (although they are subject to [...]

1999 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

November 27, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, 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 [...]

Team led by former JUCO, NAIA players wins Flint pro-am championship against star-studded roster that included Draymond Green, Charlie Bell

August 13, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes The Flintstones and Flint’s Michigan State connections have given the city a little bit of regional and even national prominence at times over the last 12 years [...]

All-Star game being held in Flint to raise money for Jody Allen’s funeral (UPDATED)

July 18, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes The Flint community is still mourning the loss of one of its greatest high school players ever, Jody Allen. Some community members are using his death as [...]

Current, former pros host ‘high school combine’

July 9, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Professional

ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI By Patrick Hayes Led by Greg Burks, a former Flint Northern and Prairie View A&M star who played seven professional seasons in Europe, [...]

Can the historic Flint Pro-Am be revived?

June 7, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes In my introductory post when BallinMichigan launched, I mentioned that one of my greatest disappointments in my short newspaper career is that by the time I’d made [...]