Author: Nick Tuori

West Ottawa Tops East Lansing, Heading to Breslin Center

The West Ottawa Panthers and East Lansing Trojans, both one game away from the State Semifinals at the Breslin Center, met at historic Don Johnson Fieldhouse in Lansing on Tuesday night. For the third straight year, Michigan Sports Radio was on the call and for the third consecutive game it was a barn-burner. The Panthers and Trojans played a back and forth game, but a late surge by Xavier Wade carried the Panthers to a 58-55 victory. These two teams spent a majority of the contest in zone defense, and this led to a very stagnant first quarter. The...

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Battle of The Birds: Kentwood and Grand Rapids Christian Advance to Friday’s District Final

The MHSAA Boys Basketball District 6 had a chalk first round, with the traditional heavyweights of Grand Rapids Christian, Ottawa Hills and East Kentwood advancing to join Wyoming in Wednesday night’s district semifinals. In a pair of highly competitive games at Caledonia High School, East Kentwood and Grand Rapids Christian emerged victorious to set up a Battle of the Birds for the District Title on Friday night. EAST KENTWOOD 64 WYOMING 57 (OT) The Falcons and the Wolves tipped off Wednesday nights action with a very competitive back and forth basketball game. Kentwood controlled the first quarter, 16-9, and...

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Boys District Playoffs Begin Today

The MHSAA Boys Basketball tournament finally begins today as teams from across the state of Michigan are vying for a trip to the Breslin Center and a State Championship. The Michigan Sports Radio team will be across our coverage area throughout the next three weeks with LIVE broadcasts and articles recapping the action. Last night, two of the faces of the network, Brock Konkle and Dave VanNoord previewed the action in our coverage areas. Check it out on our Facebook page! Monday night includes the following boy’s teams vying for a spot in the second round of district play:...

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MSR Basketball Recap (January 22-27)

The high school basketball season is in full swing, and the Michigan Sports Radio crew is continuing its coverage of some of the area’s top games each week. The legendary Dave Van Noord hit the road on Friday night to cover the Grand Rapids Christian Eagles as they took on Forest Hills Eastern. The dynamic duo of Dave Princer and Maisy Nielsen continued following the Tri-County Vikings basketball season this past week as they faced Stanton Central Montcalm. Highlights of these games can be found below: Stanton Central Montcalm 78 Tri-County 68 The Vikings hosted SCM on last Tuesday...

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High School Basketball is Back!

Christmas break has come and gone, and the 2018 year is upon us. Although the temperatures are cold outside, things are heating up across gyms in West Michigan as conference play began this past week. Teams are jockeying for league titles as they continue to grow as a team heading into March’s State Tournament. The Michigan Sports Radio team is picking up our coverage as well. If you visit the Listen Live tab, you will see the upcoming games that our crews will be at. One particular highlight is Friday night’s contest between Rockford and Grand Haven. Also on...

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