Month: March 2017

MSR to Call Grand Rapids Christian and Kalamazoo Central in State Quarterfinals!

Photo courtesy of Rick Laven   The MHSAA Boys Basketball season is entering its final week as there are just 32 total teams remaining in the tournament across the four classes. In Class A, Grand Rapids Christian and Kalamazoo Central, the two schools from the west side of the state, will face off Tuesday night in Lansing for a berth to Breslin Center for Friday’s semifinals. Grand Rapids Christian is a perfect 25-0 on the season, and they have defeated some of the state’s best teams to reach this point of the postseason. They defeated Godwin Heights, Wayland (twice),...

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Michigan Sports Radio to Call Grand Rapids Christian-West Ottawa Rematch!

On December 28, West Ottawa and Grand Rapids Christian battled in the Muskegon Hall of Fame Classic. This game was one of the best challenges to Christian’s undefeated record this season as the Panthers were narrowly defeated 57-49. Just under three months later, these two teams will travel to the lakeshore again, but this time to Grand Haven with the Regional Finals on the line. West Ottawa sits at 23-1 on the year, with their lone blemish being that contest against Christian, while the Eagles are a perfect 24-0. They both handily defeated their opponents in the first round...

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Grand Rapids Catholic Central vs Marshall in Girls Quarterfinal action

By Jordan Slocum Listen live Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Michigan Sports Radio as the Marshall Redhawks and Grand Rapids Catholic Central Cougars meet at Otsego High School in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class B girls basketball state tournament. These squads met in last year’s quarterfinals with Marshall winning 41-30, en route to the program’s first state championship. This time around, the Redhawks enter at 22-2 and were ranked sixth in the final Associated Press poll. Marshall’s only losses came to #3 Williamston in their season opener (37-31), and to GRCC (42-34) in the East Grand Rapids Showcase...

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Michigan Sports Radio to Call Grand Rapids Christian and Muskegon Monday!

The boys basketball playoffs have advanced to the regional stage, and as a result, the matchups start to get better. On Monday at Grand Haven, the Class A Region 2 Regional is going to take place and the second game will be an incredible battle of undefeated teams. The 23-0 Muskegon Big Reds will face the 23-0 Grand Rapids Christian Eagles in the Regional semifinals. While the tickets are extremely limited, the access to the game has now grown. Michigan Sports Radio will be broadcasting this game LIVE on the website on Monday night! Muskegon reached the Regionals with...

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Wayland Union Wins Boys Basketball District Championship

The last few years, Wayland’s boys basketball team had a run in with Godwin Heights early in the state playoffs. This year as a result of district realignment, these two teams will not meet until they reach Breslin Center. In the district final, the host Wildcats faced the Blackhawks of Fennville, who finished entered the contest with an 18-3 record. Led by senior Avery Hudson, Wayland came out victorious by a final score of 66-46. Most impressive throughout the night was the stout defense of Wayland. Coach Mike Hudson’s teams always play stingy defense and get after the opposing teams...

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