Metro Detroit's High School Basketball Rivalries (Images of Sports Series)

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Few cities can claim a hardwood heritage like that found in metro Detroit. Metro Detroit has been the epicenter for cataclysmic change in the past 60 years that no other major American city has suffered, but the one constant among so much upheaval is a passionate following afforded high school basketball. The rise and fall of the automotive industry, the Motown record label's emergence and eventual relocation, social and racial unrest, and the polarization of one of America's great cities has not slowed the love...
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Overview


Few cities can claim a hardwood heritage like that found in metro Detroit. Metro Detroit has been the epicenter for cataclysmic change in the past 60 years that no other major American city has suffered, but the one constant among so much upheaval is a passionate following afforded high school basketball. The rise and fall of the automotive industry, the Motown record label's emergence and eventual relocation, social and racial unrest, and the polarization of one of America's great cities has not slowed the love and passion Detroiters-city and suburban dwellers alike-share for prep basketball.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738560144
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Series: Images of Sports Series
  • Pages: 127
  • Sales rank: 1,439,340
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


T. C. Cameron is an accomplished blogger, writer, and referee. He also wrote Metro Detroit's High School Football Rivalries. The Write Referee, Cameron's blog, is syndicated by 27 newspapers. Cameron holds membership in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The City Game 11

2 Oakland County 37

3 Wayne County 53

4 The Catholic League 65

5 River Rouge 85

6 Great Coaches 99

7 Playoffs, All-Stars, and Championships 111

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