Posts Tagged ‘Vince Adams’

Left to right, Vince Adams, Ryan Hickoff, Syrus McDonald and Shaquille Smith.

I’ve been contributing some articles to Michigan Preps, the state’s Rivals-owned, subscription-based high school sports page, throughout the last month or so, and they’re online if anyone has a pays to subscribe and wants to check them out. Here are excerpts from a few recent ones: (more…)

Vince Adams is making the most of his senior year.

Vincent “Blake” Adams Jr. certainly had to wait his turn to hit the floor at Flint Powers High School.  The difference between him and most other kids these days is that he remained patient and stayed put, not that it was easy to do. Those that know him, also know that he bounced the idea around that transferring would be a good move; however, he ultimately decided that his opportunity would come and he wouldn’t waste it when it did.  2010-2011 is that opportunity and he is definitely taking advantage of it.  I took some time to find out who this young man really is so that everybody can get to know him.

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SWARTZ CREEK, Michigan — Jeremy Trent had a choice to make Tuesday night. Coming off a big win over previously unbeaten Fenton on Friday night, Swartz Creek’s head coach could have played Metro League ball with Flint Powers, one of the top teams in the state. He could have slowed the game down, sat back in a lazy man’s zone, lost by 15 called it a night.

Clearly Trent scheduled Powers to prepare his team for the rest of the season, and he didn’t change a thing about the way his team plays. The Dragons fell to Powers 92-69, but don’t be fooled by the score — this was a competitive game. Powers led by four at the half and actually trailed by six with four minutes left in the third quarter before the floodgates opened.

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Glenn Cosey, for JC in Midland

The vultures are circling the Big er…Nine.  Four remain after this season’s defection of Grand Blanc.  Which team will be the next to leave the island?

Despite the losses, this is pound-for-pound, one of the best conferences in the state, including the returning B champion and an A powerhouse.  In other words, if you’re a non-conference opponent, then you have a 50 percent chance of being smashed.

I’m still crossing my fingers that somehow the Saginaw Valley League picks these teams up, but until then, this is how the conference looks for this season.

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