Category Archives: Boys

Congrats Henry Ford Trojans!

Congratulations Detroit Henry Ford Trojans Boys Basketball team! After being runner-up last year they managed to secure the state championship this year and did it in a convincing fashion. The Trojans incredible offense propelled them to victory in a 61-47 final against Stevensville Lakeshore at the Michigan State Breslin Center on March 26. Henry Ford is the official 2016 Class B Boys Basketball Tournament Champion.

Good Luck King and Ford Basketball Teams!

Only four girls basketball teams are left in the MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament and Martin Luther King is one of them. King barely got by their last opponent, Ann Arbor Huron, winning 58-54 in overtime on Tuesday, March 15. Now King plays St Johns on Friday, March 18, at 1 p.m. at the Michigan State University Breslin Center. If King wins they’ll play for the MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday, March 20, at noon. The only Detroit Public School boys basketball team left in the tournament is Henry Ford and they face a tough New Haven team on Tuesday, March 22, at Lake Shore High School at 7:00 p.m. Henry Ford is three wins away from being MHSAA Boys Tournament

Boys Basketball Regional Finals

To make it into the Regional Final U of D Jesuit stomped Churchill 74 to 49 and Western smashed Fordson 68-31. Now Western and U of D Jesuit face off in what should be a great game on Wednesday, March 16, at 5:00 p.m. The game is to take place at Renaissance High School, 6565 W. Outer Dr. The winner of this game will get into an elite bracket of eight teams and the winner of that bracket will be the Class A State Finals Champion. Osborn squeaked by Douglass 62 to 56 and at the same time Henry Ford and Detroit Collegiate Prep had nearly the same score at 63 to 56. Now both Henry Ford and Osborn play

MHSAA Boys District Tournament Results

The Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys District Tournament’s Semi-Final Round concluded Thursday, March 9. Class A The results from the games held at Grosse Point South High School are Western edging East English in overtime 77 to 76 and King beating Cass Tech 54 to 37. At Southfield High School, Renaissance beat Southfield Lathrup 60 to 45. The District Championship games on Friday, March 11, will be Western vs. King at Grosse Point South at 7:00 p.m. and Renaissance vs. U of D Jesuit at Southfield at 7:00 p.m. Class B The outcome of the games held at Detroit Collegiate Prep Academy are Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern smashing Hazel Park 90 to 63. Along with Mumford

K-8 Winter Basketball Gymboree

The 2016 Boys Basketball Gymboree will be held on Saturday, March 12 at Communication Media Arts High School, 14771 Mansfield Street, Detroit, 48227. The event will take place 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for addition details: 2016 K-8 Sports Winter Gymboree    

Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Game Recap- Thursday, March 3

The 2016 Annual Operation Friendship Boys Basketball games between the Catholic High School League (CHSL) and the Detroit Public School League (DPSL) were held Thursday, March 3, 2016. The consolation game was played at Renaissance High School. Renaissance played against De La Salle and won handily 65 to 49. The championship game was held at Wayne State University, East English Village fell short against U of D Jesuit and lost by a score of 92 to 76. We’d like to thank the Catholic School League and the Detroit Public School League for their continued collaboration with Operation Friendship.

2016 Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Games

The Annual Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Games between the Catholic High School League (CHSL) and the Detroit Public School League (DPSL) teams will be held Thursday, March 3, 2016 at two non-traditional sites. The consolation game will be played at Renaissance High School (Renaissance vs. De La Salle) at 4:00 p.m., tickets are $5 and will be sold only at the door. The championship game will be played at Wayne State University (East English vs. U of D Jesuit) at 7:00 p.m., tickets are $10 and a limited number are on sale at East English and the Office of Athletics (Fisher Bldg., 9th Floor, call 313-870-3782). 

Operation Friendship Boys and Girls Basketball Details

The 2016 Girls Operation Friendship Games will be held at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The Consolation Game-Renaissance vs. Mercy will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Championship Game-King vs. Marian will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be available for $5 at the door. The 2016 Boys Operation Friendship Games will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The Consolation Game – Renaissance vs. TBD will be held at Renaissance High School and will begin at 4:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5. Also on Thursday, March 3, the Championship Game – East English vs. TBD will be held at Wayne State University at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $10 at East English Village Preparatory Academy High School located at 5020

Congratulations King Girls and EEVPA Boys Basketball athletes! Fifth Annual DPSL Big D Basketball Tournament Champions!

The Fifth Annual DPSL Big D Basketball Tournament championship night was hosted by University of Detroit Mercy at the historic Calihan Hall on Friday, February 19. During the exciting 5:00 p.m. girls basketball game, Coach William Winfield’s Lady Crusaders outlasted the Lady Phoenix of Renaissance, Coached by Kiwan Ward by a slim score of 68-66. It was the fifth consecutive PSL crown for the Lady Crusaders. In the much awaited 7:30 p.m. boys game, Coach Juan Rickman’s Bulldogs of East English outran Coach Venias Jordan’s Phoenix of Renaissance by a final score of 86-62. It was East English’s first PSL boys basketball crown. The winners of both games prepare to play the Catholic League Champions in the upcoming “Operation Friendship Games” for the

Friday, February 12, Boys Semi-final basketball games

Renaissance vs. King and Northwestern vs. East English Village Boys Semi-final basketball games. Photos by: Bonnie Warmack