“Referring to his summers in Ecorse, Starr told me: “I remember it so well because it was the first time I ever met blacks in a competitive situation. I’d play with them in pickup games on vacant lots. I lived in Alabama and it just wasn’t done then, there.”
Huron beat Wyandotte 2-0 in the Downriver Invitational Championship Game.
“Rouge basketball is based on state championships,” Stone said. “There are 14 state championship banners in our gymnasium. Coach (Lofton) Greene has a number of runner-up second places, but he didn’t place those banners in the gymnasium. That’s my mentor, he taught me everything I know about basketball. If he’s not satisfied with runner-ups, neither can I be.”
A great season for Trenton Hockey ended with a defeat in the State Championship Game against Hartland… again.
Trenton sent Marquette on a long bus trip home after a dominating 3rd period, scoring 4 goals.
Trenton wins a State Finals rematch from last year with Hartland for the State Championship; 10 a.m. on Saturday in Plymouth.
River Rouge continues to roll towards the quest for a State Championship. The Panthers destroyed Dearborn Divine Child 70-43 last night in Milan.
Rouge’s quarterfinal battle with Haslett is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Chelsea High School.
Trenton beat Livonia Stevenson 3-2 Tuesday night in the State Semi-Finals. They will continue their run to a state championship on Thursday night against Marquette.
This should be a good one. Top 5 ranked Division 2 Trenton and Woodhaven will face off for the Regional Hockey Championship. Puck drops at Kennedy Ice Arena on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.