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>More of What I Heard: Notes from Albion’s win over Hillsdale Friday

> • Prior to Friday night’s loss to SMAA foe Albion, Hillsdale head coach Brad Felix said at the beginning of the season he predicted a .500 or so finish for the now 8-3 Hornets. They had exceeded the expectations of fans and the coaching staff up until Friday, but in the raucous Albion gym … Continue reading

>A matter of execution: Albion makes Hillsdale pay just like it planned in SMAA hoops tilt

>Sometimes it’s as simple as which team executes its game plan better. On Friday, the Albion High School boys basketball team controlled the tempo and locked down Hillsdale’s guards like it schemed, while the Hornets did not rebound or take advantage of their transition game like coach Brad Felix had planned. The result was a … Continue reading

>Okemos boys basketball guard tandem helps put end to Jackson’s three-game winning streak

>The Okemos High School boys basketball team’s one-two punch of Chris Harrison-Docks and Mack McKearney delivered a few too many blows for a stagnant Jackson offense to contend with in a 64-52 Okemos victory Tuesday. Harrison-Docks buried five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points and McKearney tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and four … Continue reading

Jackson boys basketball gets out to early lead, hangs on to beat Everett for third straight win

The Jackson High School boys basketball team seemed to take its opponent for granted at times Friday night, but the Vikings’ muscle inside and solid zone defense helped push their winning streak to three games with a 59-46 win over Lansing Everett. John White posted a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Conrad … Continue reading

Napoleon boys basketball wins Cascades Conference showdown with rival Hanover-Horton

In a battle for Cascades Conference supremacy, the Napoleon High School boys basketball team put Hanover-Horton in an early headlock the Comets couldn’t quite wiggle out of Thursday night. The Pirates pulled out to a double-digit lead early in the second half, and Hanover-Horton could not find its trademark offensive power as Napoleon won 56-48 … Continue reading