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Marks makes ‘mark’ at Marygrove College

Despite a 2-23 (0-18 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) record and a season-ending injury to her right hand, Keara Marks has left her mark for the Marygrove College women’s basketball team. The 5-8 senior forward, who played her prep ball at Renaissance High, set a new career scoring record this season. In a game against Lawrence Tech on Jan. 23, Marks scored a game-high 21 points in the Mustangs’ 67-65 ...

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Pershing leads PSL East; Cass Tech tops in PSL West

Pershing temporarily secured its spot on top of the Detroit Public School League’s East Division with two big wins last week, an 87-52 win over Davis Aerospace on Jan. 15 and a crucial 63-54 victory over second place Southeastern on Jan 18. Both wins gave the top-ranked (Class A) Doughboys a 5-0 divisional (PSL East), 11-0 overall record with two weeks left in the regular season before the PSL playoffs. ...

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Going for Class A Crown

Last season looked like a marquee year for the Lady Crusaders of Martin Luther King, Jr. High School. After losing their divisional matchup to Pershing’s Doughgirls, the Lady Crusaders rebounded and defeated their biggest rival by one point in the PSL Championship. ...

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PSL hoopsters victorious at Holiday Classic

Some fans braved the cold and wintry elements during Christmas week to take in some hot high school basketball action in the warm confines of Renaissance High School. The fourth annual Detroit Public School League Holiday Hoops Classic held Dec. 26 and 27 at Renaissance featured DPS High Schools against other prep squads from the metro Detroit area. In eight of the contests, the PSL was victorious seven tim ...

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Girls: King stays hot; Renaissance gets first win under new coach

The King girls hoops squad continues to make a statement as they bash away at their opponents. Senior forward Takira Height scored 16 points to lead the Crusaders to 59-7 thrashing of East English Village to start the PSL East campaign. In other key PSL East games Senior forward LaKayra Carlisle scored 24 points and senior guar Nish Hill scored 10 as Pershing (2-0) defeated Denby 68-46. ...

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Detroit teams provide fireworks at Southfield High

Local prep teams from Detroit’s public and charter schools took part in the second annual Battle of the Best Holiday Showcase held Dec. 15 at Southfield High School. Sponsored by Prep Spotlight Magazine, the weekend hoops invitational featured five games, three of them involving schools from Detroit PSL and two local charter schools: Southfield against. East English Village, Cass Tech versus Community High ...

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Pershing rolls in two SRO contests; Denby drops Ford 61-48 in season opener.

The 2012-13 season is a new beginning for Pershing High boys’ basketball. Not only has the school been re-assigned to Class B due to a drop in enrollment, but a new coach, Wydell Henry, has taken the lead at the helm of the Doughboys. Former Pershing head coach A.W. Canada stepped down and retired from coaching at the end of last season. ...

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