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Big Reds win district title

Big Reds win district title

By Joel Dotson Milan Big Reds boys varsity basketball head coach Chris Pope was feeling good on Friday, March 10. The hook he had given his team all season long – to win a district title and later host a regional game – became true after Milan defeated Dundee 61-53 that night. The Big Reds […]

Big Reds lose to Grosse Ile on Senior Night

Big Reds lose to Grosse Ile on Senior Night

By Joel Dotson In a perfect world, the seven Milan Big Red senior basketball players would have walked away with a win on their special night. However, not even momentum from a six-game winning streak would assist Milan, as they lost to Grosse Ile 61-56 on Feb. 24. The game was a reversal of their […]

Big Reds benefit from Huron League schedule

Big Reds benefit from  Huron League schedule

By Joel Dotson The Milan varsity boys’ basketball team played eight games in the month of January, going 6-2 in those games. \The first calendar month of 2017 began with a loss to non-conference Tecumseh on Jan. 6; the 51-48 overtime loss was the first win of the season for the Indians, and dropped Milan’s […]

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 […]

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

By Joel Dotson Thomas Lindeman is a rare kind of athlete. Few get the chance to reach the Final Four in their respective sports in one season, let alone do what he has done in four years as a Milan High School basketball and baseball player. In those seasons, Thomas has been to three Final […]

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