Saginaw Buena Vista coach Tory Jackson punishes his team by simply not letting them play

December 29, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes When Tory Jackson gave up his professional career to coach his alma matar, Saginaw Buena Vista, Jackson insisted that he believed his role in the district was [...]

2012-13 Saginaw area HS basketball preview

December 6, 2012 in High School

In our college basketball previews last month, we were able to take a close-up look at every college team in the state. Obviously, with mainly a staff of one right now, [...]

The Links: Branden Dawson’s recovery and Jordan Crawford as a potential starter

September 30, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. A controversial shot by Flint Northwestern great Trent Tucker is remembered by SI for Kids. (Sports Illustrated) Video of the Hall [...]

Tory Jackson, 24, gives up professional career to become a high school coach at Saginaw Buena Vista

September 25, 2012 in High School, Professional

By Patrick Hayes At just 24-years-old and coming off a summer in which he averaged nearly 50 (!) points per game in a pro-am league in Flint that featured several [...]

The Links: Detroit Mercy will play Syracuse and is Chris Webber a Hall of Famer?

September 16, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Saginaw native and former Notre Dame star Tory Jackson almost ‘fell off his couch’ when learning that Notre Dame would move [...]

Fort Wayne Mad Ants (@TheMadAnts) hosting open tryouts in Michigan

September 7, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers and Charlotte Bobcats, are hosting an open tryout in Southfield, [...]

Tory Jackson averaging nearly 50 points per game in summer league where a lot of defense is played

July 26, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes OK, no one watches summer pro-am basketball for defense. Flint’s summer league certainly isn’t drawing spectators who want to see low scoring games and tough man-to-man defense, [...]

Saginaw native Dar Tucker will join Draymond Green on Golden State Warriors Summer League team

July 6, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes As a Golden State Warriors second round pick, it was a given that Draymond Green would be playing for the team when this month’s NBA Summer League [...]