Posts Tagged ‘Saginaw High’

MaxPreps recently published a well-written feature on Saginaw High’s Christian Vaughn-Dawkins.

I must say that CVD is probably the best prospect on Saginaw High’s basketball team, and I’m not being the least bit cheeky. He’s a good basketball player in his own right, but I’m talking about the bigger picture: the game of life, many call it. In that game he’s a blue-chipper.

CVD is a go-getter, a young man with probably more ambition than any 17 year old I know. This weekend’s “Show Your Heart” tournament in Saginaw, CVD’s tribute to his late brother Dorian, is just the latest example of why being young isn’t a worthy excuse for much of anything.

He’s setting a good example for his peers; I hope they’re watching.

— Jared Field

When the Heritage High Hawks meet up with Saginaw High on Friday night, the bulk of basketball fans in Mid-Michigan will probably have already chalked up a win for the Trojans.

It’s understandable, of course, as old habits die hard. This year might be different, though.

The Hawks return all five starters from a 13-win team that  performed admirably against top Saginaw Valley opponents last season. 

In the Hawks’ opener on Tuesday night against Swan Valley, six players scored in double figures including 21 points from senior forward James Johnson.