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JV hoops take out Chiefs and fall to Pirates

By Balinda Zimmerman   The Milan Big Reds hosted the NB Huron Chiefs on Friday, Jan 20, 2017 for all three high school boys’ teams. The freshman team struggled against the Chiefs and just could not seem to get to the basket as needed. Their final score was 55 to 13, NB Huron. With the […]

High hopes derailed

High hopes derailed

By Joel Dotson Despite hoping to start the basketball season off on a good note, unfortunately for varsity boys basketball head coach Chris Pope, it didn’t happen the way he planned. Milan began the season with three non-conference games in December. The Big Reds lost 62-58 to Lincoln on Dec. 9, 54-52 to Onsted on […]

Tough ending: SMCC 65, Milan 59

Tough ending: SMCC 65, Milan 59

By Balinda Zimmerman   The Milan Big Reds met with SMCC Falcons in Milan on Friday, February 26, 2016 to end the regular season just as many expected. The whole Milan fan base was surprised when SMCC hit the basket repeatedly with 3-point shots and had 12 pts on the board before Milan was able to put anything in the net. […]

Girls close season with wins

By Balinda Zimmerman   Milan Lady Reds JV Basketball finished the season with a 19 to 14 win against Whitmore Lake on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Similar to her brother Jarius from the boys JV team, #33, Jariana Hamilton scored half of those points. The JV team took the lead in the game for the first time all […]

Milan teams working toward .500

Milan teams working toward .500

By Balinda Zimmerman All three of Milan’s high school basketball teams have been doing very well this season. The freshmen team began with competing against two Class A teams while they were still working hard on incorporating fundamentals of high school basketball. Once Huron League play began the team won their first three games by […]