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Big Reds’ BIG SUCCESS

Big Reds’ BIG SUCCESS

By Joel Dotson The Milan Big Reds boys varsity basketball team played 8 games in the month of February, all except one being in Huron League conference play. They began the month with a 51-41 loss to SMCC on Feb. 3 in Monroe. A vast improvement from their 19-point loss in Milan two weeks prior, […]

Great win over Otsego

Great win over Otsego

By Joel Dotson All season long, one goal was on the mind of Milan head coach Chris Pope: returning to the Breslin Center in East Lansing. He’d guaranteed a repeat of the state championship in April, much to the surprise of the Big Red faithful, but his faith in the team never wavered. It turns […]

Different coach, same philsophy

Different coach, same philsophy

By Joel Dotson The Milan Big Reds basketball program was on top of the world in March. They had surprised many by reaching the state playoffs at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, even moreso by winning their first state title since 1948. For the first time in a long while, the Big Reds were […]

Milan celebrates state basketball title

Milan celebrates state basketball title

By Joel Dotson The Milan Big Reds varsity boys basketball team celebrated their state title on Wednesday night, nearly two weeks after winning the first basketball championship in 66 years. It was a time to celebrate current success, and a time to connect with history. The celebration began with the team walking from Symons Elementary […]

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 […]

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