The Links: LaDontae Henton has a big game for Providence and a family bond at Grand Valley State

December 9, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state, a day late this week because of the holiday weekend. The format for the state high school boys basketball finals will [...]

Matt Costello, Kenny Kaminski remember Dorian Dawkins

November 7, 2012 in Division I, High School

By Patrick Hayes In his way too short life, Saginaw native Dorian Dawkins made a lasting impression on a number of friends, teammates and others in the basketball community. Dawkins [...]

2012-13 Division I Basketball Preview: Michigan State has intriguing options to replace Draymond Green’s immense production, leadership

October 24, 2012 in Division I

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s seven Division I schools. By Pardeep Toor At a glance Coach: Tom Izzo, 18th season [...]

Video (kind of): Matt Costello jumps over two kids, Denzel Valentine finishes off the backboard in BCAM dunk contest

August 13, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Unfortunately, the videos are not embeddable, but here are links to two of the more impressive dunks from the high school slam dunk contest during Saturday’s BCAM [...]

Matt Costello’s competitiveness on display at Moneyball Pro-Am

August 7, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes I stopped by the Moneyball Pro-Am last weekend in Lansing and got a chance to watch a couple of current Michigan State players and wrote some observations [...]

Matt Costello discusses the help Lou Dawkins gave him as a high school player

July 11, 2012 in Division I, High School

By Patrick Hayes One of my colleagues at The Only Colors, Josh Moon, got great interviews with incoming Michigan State players Kenny Kaminski and Matt Costello at the Moneyball Pro-Am [...]

Matt Costello, John Simons are Parade All-Americans

June 1, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Parade Magazine released its yearly All-American list and Michigan had two players make the cut — Bay City Western standout and reigning Mr. Basketball Matt Costello, who [...]

Video: Bay City Western and Michigan State player Matt Costello

May 19, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Reigning Michigan Mr. Basketball and Michigan State commit Matt Costello, a class of 2012 player from Bay City Western, in action against Saginaw Arthur Hill during [...]

Two coaches with Bay City ties land college assistant jobs

April 26, 2012 in Division I, Division III, High School

By Patrick Hayes The top basketball player in Bay City Western history, Matt Costello, is moving on to the college ranks and so is the most successful coach in school [...]

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 [...]