Tiny Fennville, Mich., is getting ready to host a basketball game for the first time since 16-year-old Wes Leonard made a game-winning shot then collapsed seconds later.
A Michigan high school basketball player who died earlier this year after making a game-winning shot will be honored at Michigan International Speedway.
The recent death of a Michigan teenage basketball player has renewed questions about what kind of heart checkup young athletes need to make the team, and a new study may influence that debate.
The race for a title, following the death of a teammate ended Monday for Fennville High’s boys basketball team, with a loss to Schoolcraft 86-62 in Class C regional play.
The Blackhawks beat Covert 51-48 Friday night to earn a Class C district title. Fennville now has a perfect 23-0 record.
A blue sky was the backdrop for a sad morning in Holland, where hundreds gathered for the funeral of a high school basketball star who died last week after making a game-winning shot.
In the end, it was a game that west Michigan’s Fennville High basketball players knew their fallen teammate would have been proud of.
Fenneville High School beat Lawrence High 65-54 to advance in the state’s playoffs without their star player, Wes Leonard.
The basketball team at Fennville High School will be back on the court, days after a star player collapsed after making a game-winning shot.
Hundreds of people turned out over the weekend to pay their respects to high school basketball player Wes Leonard, who collapsed and died after making the winning basket for his team.