Sunday, May 12, 2013
Five students will continue their athletic careers on the college basketball court.
Five seniors from Dakota High School will live out their hoop dreams on the college basketball court. Miranda Bates, Kylie Churches, Olivia Savage, Kylie Townsley and Kyli Verduci all signed letters of intent at a ceremony at Dakota on May 7 to make their college plans official. Bates and Savage will play at Albion College; Churches will play at Siena Heights; Townsley will play at Spring Arbor; and Verduci will play at Calvin College.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Leave a comment on Patch to show your support as U-M takes on Louisville for the national championship.
Go Blue! Cheer on the Michigan men’s basketball team as the Wolverines take on Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night. Just leave a comment below to show your support for the Maize and Blue. (Or show your Michigan fandom by uploading a photo by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon.) The NCAA Tournament final tips off at 9:23 p.m. in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS. Hail to the Victors, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in the Macomb Township area with the game turned on.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Dakota's girls basketball team earned Macomb County team of the year honors at the newspaper's annual basketball awards dinner.
Team comes first at Dakota, and this year the Cougars were Macomb County’ top team. The Dakota girls basketball team earned team of the year honors at The Macomb Daily’s annual basketball awards dinner. “We always preached to our players how important it is to be a "team" throughout their time in our program,” Dakota coach Phil McCune said in an email. “This is a great reward!” Dakota won 20 games this season and claimed a Class A district championship, according to The Macomb Daily.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The two girls basketball teams will play in the Class A district semifinals on Wednesday.
Two high school girls basketball teams from Macomb Township will square off in the Class A district tournament on Wednesday night. L’Anse Creuse North, the co-champion of the MAC Blue Division, will take on host Dakota High School in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Both teams have 17-3 overall records. Dakota placed second in the MAC Red Division. The winner of the game will advance to the district championship game on Friday at 6 p.m. at Dakota High School.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Devon Querro has committed to play basketball at Marygrove College next year.
Once a Mustang, always a Mustang. Lutheran High School North senior Devon Querro can expect at least one familiar face when she heads to college next year, namely her team mascot. Now in her final season as a Lutheran North Mustang, Querro has committed to continue her basketball career at Marygrove College, home of – you guessed it – the Mustangs. A point guard and shooting guard for the Lutheran North team, Querro has helped her team to a 12-6 record with two games remaining in the regular season. Querro is also a multi-year member of the Michigan Shock AAU Girls Basketball Team. Has your student athlete committed to play at the college level? Congratulate them on Patch and brag a little by posting a free Announcement.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The Dec. 15 series will feature match-ups between the varsity boys and girls basketball squads of L'Anse Creuse, L'Anse Creuse North, Cardinal Mooney and Richmond high schools.
As an educator and coach, former L’Anse Creuse High School North Principal Dave Jackson was a strong supporter of students. Although Jackson passed away last February, his memory and unwavering support promises to live on through a scholarship fund established in his name. “I think anyone you talk to will tell you about his great character,” said LCN varsity boys basketball coach Jay Seletsky. “He walked the walk, got his hands dirty and supported everybody. His impact was bigger than even education as a whole. Whoever he came into contact with, he tried to make them better.” In an effort to honor Jackson’s memory and continue his work, L’Anse Creuse North, in association with L’Anse Creuse High School, Cardinal Mooney and Richmond High …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
L'Anse Creuse North basketball player Tyler Conklin and diver Taylor Zablocki will head to Northwood University and the University of Alabama, respectively, next fall.
Athletes Tyler Conklin and Taylor Zablocki are the latest members of Crusader Nation to be recruited to take their respective talents to the college level. L'Anse Creuse North senior Conklin has committed to play basketball for Northwood University, in Midland, MI, next fall. The 6'4"-point guard/shooting guard was the leading scorer for the Crusaders last season and was instrumental in helping his team to the Class A boys basketball semifinals in March 2012. Northwood plays in the GLIAC Division II. The team is lead by Head Coach Jeff Rekeweg, who said he selected Conklin as his top recruit for his versatility and work ethic. Another L'Anse Creuse North senior planning to continue her athletic career at the college level is diver Taylor …
Friday, March 23, 2012
L'Anse Creuse North fell 59-46 to Saginaw in the Class A boys basketball state semifinal game at MSU Breslin Center today.
The dream of a state basketball championship has ended for the Crusaders. Facing Saginaw in the Class A boys semifinal at MSU Breslin Center this afternoon, L'Anse Creuse North took an early lead, but was unable to overtake the Trojans in the final quarter, falling 59-46. Saginaw will now battle Rockford for the state championship at 4 p.m. Saturday at the MSU Breslin Center. LCN fans gave their team a standing ovation as they left the stadium and Crusader Nation continues to voice its support on Twitter. Read the full story here.
The L'Anse Creuse North boys basketball team faces Saginaw at 2:30 p.m. today in the state semifinals at the MSU Breslin Center.
The Crusaders will continue what coach Jay Seletsky describes as "a dream ride" this afternoon when the varsity boys basketball team faces Saginaw in the Class A state semifinals. L'Anse Creuse North (22-4) kept its title hopes alive March 20 with a 46-40 win over Lake Orion at University of Detroit Mercy. Now the team travels to the MSU Breslin Center with the hope of defeating Saginaw (23-2) and earning a berth in the state final game on Saturday. Tickets are $8. The game will be broadcast online at MHSAA.tv. The winner of today's 2:30 p.m. matchup will face the victor of the 1 p.m. Rockford-Romulus game in the final. The state championship game will be played at 4 p.m. Saturday at the MSU Breslin Center.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Fourth quarter comeback gives Crusaders a 46-40 win over Lake Orion in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night at the University of Detroit Mercy.
DETROIT – There was only room for one Cinderella at the big dance this year. Considered one of the more unlikely Class A quarterfinal pairings in recent memory, L’Anse Creuse North kept its title hopes alive with a 46-40 win over Lake Orion on Tuesday night at University of Detroit Mercy. “It’s been a dream ride,” Crusaders coach Jay Seletsky said, smiling. With an 11-2 run to open the fourth quarter, Seletsky’s team quickly erased a 29-26 deficit. Forward Ramone Griffin scored back-to-back layups on L’Anse Creuse North’s first two possessions of the quarter to give his team a 32-31 lead. Teammate Robert Hopkins extended the lead to six by scoring the next five points. The junior capped off the run by hitting a 3-pointer with 4:59 to go in…