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STATE CHAMPS!!!

STATE CHAMPS!!!

By Joel Dotson Milan junior point guard Latin Davis talked about how he and his teammates wanted to leave a legacy in the press conference following the Big Reds’ 51-50 heart-pounding semifinal win over Detroit Douglass on Friday night. And leave a legacy they did. Milan won their first basketball state title since 1948 on […]

Milan headed to state finals

Milan headed to state finals

By Joel Dotson A hero can be defined in a number of ways. Actor Christopher Reeve defined a hero this way: “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” In the Milan Big Reds’ state semifinal game against the Detroit Douglass Hurricanes on Friday […]

Big Reds basketball reaches Final Four

Big Reds basketball reaches Final Four

By Joel Dotson All season long, Milan Big Reds head basketball coach Josh Tropea had three goals – win a district title, win a regional title, and get to the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Heading into their game against the Wayland Union Wildcats, two of those three things had been accomplished. The third happened […]

Regional Champs: Milan takes down Detroit Community

Regional Champs: Milan takes down Detroit Community

  By Joel Dotson In Wednesday’s regional final at Flat Rock, the Milan Big Reds wanted to show the fans what they were capable of. Even though they had gotten to the regional final for the second consecutive year, their head coach knew that they hadn’t played to their potential in postseason play. When the […]

Big Reds headed back to regional final after win over Grosse Ile

Big Reds headed back to regional final after win over Grosse Ile

    By Joel Dotson   Heading into the Milan Big Reds’ regional opener on Monday night, Milan coach Josh Tropea was mildly concerned with how his team would fare against conference rival Grosse Ile, given that this was the third matchup between the Huron League opponents this season. The concern was not necessary, as […]

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