UNDATED (WHTC) - In high school boys’ basketball action along the Lakeshore last night: Holland handled Reeths-Puffer, 68-60; Holland Christian defeated Western Michigan Christian, 60-52; Hamilton lost to Otsego, 65-57; Saugatuck needed overtime to outlast Lawton, 58-56; Fennville beat Watervliet, 68-59; and Calvary downed Black River, 56-44. On Friday evening, the Holland Christian at Hamilton game is on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live, beginning at 5:40 PM.
High school girls’ basketball play last night saw Holland beat Reeths-Puffer, 49-40; Holland Christian lose to Hudsonville, 48-39; West Ottawa dump Grand Rapids Christian, 44-39; Zeeland East slip against Byron Center, 45-37; Hamilton oust Otsego, 56-35; Saugatuck cruise past Martin, 41-25; and Black River upend Fennville, 47-37. On Friday evening, Saugatuck hosts a Southwestern Athletic Conference crossover game against a South Division opponent to be named later today; coverage on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live starts at 6:40 PM.
Hope College begins the final week of regular-season basketball play this evening. While the Flying Dutch are in South Bend to face the Belles of St. Mary’s, the Flying Dutchmen entertain Olivet in a game this is on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live at 7:10 PM.
In state major college basketball last night: Michigan State beat Michigan, 75-52; and Detroit defeated Cleveland State, 92-62. This evening, Western Michigan is at Bowling Green, Central Michigan entertains Ohio, and Eastern Michigan is home to Akron.
The Detroit Red Wings face the St. Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena this evening. Coverage from Hockeytown on 1450 WHTC starts at 7:10 PM.
Corey Perry’s marker in the second shootout round was the difference, as visiting Anaheim beat the Blackhawks last night, 3-2. Chicago welcomes San Jose to the United Center on Friday evening.
NBA action tonight finds the Detroit Pistons home to Washington at the Palace, and the Chicago Bulls meeting the Celtics in Boston.