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Style and cash reign supreme at Beecher 2018 "Casino Night" prom  MLive.com

From Beecher High School, the students rolled on to the Signature Chop House in Flushing, where they continued to dine and dance the night away, listening to ...



One person shot outside of Beecher High School  nbc25news.com

MT. MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. – One teenager is in the hospital following a shooting outside of Beecher High School.According to Mt. Morris Township Police ...



Three-time defending state champ Beecher gearing up for state tourney  MLive.com

The Bucs, who have won five of the last six Class C state titles, have a 10-6 record but five of their losses have been vs. Class A or B teams.



Police investigate shooting at old Beecher High School  MLive.com

Police are investigating a shooting a the former Beecher High School that sent an 18-year-old man to the hospital.



Beecher High School students to debut self-produced music video  The Flint Journal

Right before the end of their school week, Beecher teenagers will show off one of their most unique homework assignments yet: a music video.



Beecher High School students celebrate 'Night in Paradise' prom  MLive.com

More than 60 Beecher High School students danced the night away Friday, May 12. Students rolled up for a red-carpet style walk-around to show off their finest ...



Flint Journal Prom of the Week: Beecher High School wins poll  MLive.com

Another week of Flint Journal Prom of the Week voting is in the books, and Beecher High School has taken the crown.



"He's special to this area": Monte Morris' Flint roots have sparked an ever-burning fire inside him  BSN Denver

LAS VEGAS — Monte Morris stamped out any faint hope the Milwaukee Bucks were clinging to. In the final game of group play Monday at NBA Summer League, ...



Consolidation plan focus of Beecher schools town hall meeting  MLive.com

As part of the plan that was approved by the board in May, Dailey Elementary will house kindergarten through seventh grade students. Eighth through 12th ...



Beecher High School gets new football turf, renovated track complex and other athletic upgrades  The Flint Journal

MT. MORRIS TWP, MI -- Russ Reynolds Field in Beecher may look like a scene from a war zone right now, with all the dirt everywhere, but by football season it ...



Person of the Week: 68-year-old awarded GED from Swartz Creek Academy  ABC 12 News

Patsy Diamond-Spencer, who dropped out of Beecher High School decades ago, received her GED from Swartz Creek Academy.



Year-round classes: School's no longer out for summer at Beecher Community Schools  Mlive- flint

The Beecher Community School District may have become the first district in the state to hold classes year-round.



New programs introduced at Beecher Schools  ABC 12 News

Making sure kids are prepared to start school and then to continue their learning on the secondary level is a promise one Mid-Michigan school district is making, ...



Flint Jaguars set standard with first-ever win at Beecher in Week 1  MLive.com

By Eric Woodyard | ewoodyar@mlive.com. MT. MORRIS TWP, MI – R.I.P. Knights. Goodbye Wildcats. Say hello to the Jaguars. History was made at Russ ...



Small fire does minor damage to Beecher field house  MLive.com

"We were fortunate because if someone hadn't been there it could've been more devastating," said Ira Rutherford, Beecher schools' interim superintendent.



Hundreds gather to honor former NBA player, Beecher legend Roy Marble  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- The Beecher High School auditorium served as a place Thursday night for alumni, family and friends of Roy Marble to come together and honor is ...



Riders help Doyle/Ryder students roar into the school year  East Village Magazine

By Harold C. Ford. Some two dozen area motorcyclists obliterated the image of motorcycle riders as narcissists living on the edge of law as they welcomed ...



Flint Beecher feels 'blessed' to have former NFL player Courtney Hawkins working at high school  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

View full sizeCourtesy Photo Flint Beecher graduate Courtney Hawkins (88) catches a pass for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Dallas Cowboys. Hawkins ...



Kyle Kuzma, Monte Morris bring joy to Flint through NBA Draft day experience  MLive.com

Roughly 18 miles separated Kyle Kuzma from Monte "Man-Man" Morris during Thursday night's NBA Draft. Their draft day experiences were many more miles ...



Principal disciplined for harassment had recommendation before hire  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools admits it could have done a better job vetting Loy Norrix High School Principal Rodney Prewitt before his hire.



State pursuing 'partnership agreements' with 24 low-performing schools  MLive.com

The Michigan Department of Education is seeking to enter into partnership agreements with a host of low-performing schools across the state with the goal of ...



'No other storms come close': Survivors remember deadly 1953 Beecher tornado  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

BEECHER, MI - At age 18, Leonard Brush was at his girlfriend's house 15 minutes before they heard the wind pick up, saw the hail come down, watched trees ...



Flint Beecher guard Montana Gooch defies odds to join college basketball ranks next season  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

View full sizeBrett Carlsen | MLive.comMontana Gooch, a guard on the Flint Beecher's State Championship Basketball team, is now looking forward to attending ...



Players from Michigan with ties to FBI investigation into college basketball corruption  MLive.com

Seven players from Michigan have ties to the FBI investigation.



Denver Nuggets select Flint's Monte Morris in second round of NBA Draft  MLive.com

"I'm definitely looking forward to making an impact," Morris said.



Influence of LeBron James pushes Flint's YouTube basketball sensation  MLive.com

Keyon Menifield Jr. is a huge Cleveland Cavaliers fan.



Flint Beecher star Malik Ellison dreams of becoming two-sport college athlete  MLive.com

Beecher's Malik Ellison, left, takes the ball upfield during the game of the week Friday, September 16, 2016 in Montrose. Mark Felix | MLive.com.



Past Beecher experiences shape former NFL player Carl Banks into successful businessman  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Beecher graduate Carl Banks played 12 seasons in the National Football League and won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants. (Courtesy of Carl Banks).



Former NFL player, Beecher coach Courtney Hawkins voted as Flint's smartest sideline leader  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Former Michigan State star Courtney Hawkins' nine seasons in the National Football League have paid off tremendously. MLive.com readers have ...



Frank Greene leaves Beecher for same North Carolina prep school as former teammate  MLive.com

MT. MORRIS TWP, MI -- Beecher boys basketball coach Mike Williams has lost another player to prep school. Junior guard Frank Greene is the second Beecher ...



Beecher basketball coach Mike Williams battles multiple sclerosis with championship spirit  MLive.com

FLINT, MI – Like many mornings before, Mike Williams arrived at Northwestern High School about 7:20 a.m. on a mid-January day to teach physical education.



Familiar faces among 6 finalists for next Flint schools superintendent  MLive.com

Of the six finalists, four have ties to the Flint area -- including current Assistant Superintendent Jessie Kilgore and another who is the son of board member Ella ...



Beecher graduation: Photo gallery and top graduates  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Beecher High School class of 2012's graduation ceremony is June 1.



Georgia Tech offers Goodrich swingman Latrell Fordham  MLive.com

Fordham also holds basketball offers from Southern Utah and Southern Mississippi.



Beecher native Shelia Smoot campaigns to be first black woman to represent Alabama in U.S. Congress  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The race is particularly exciting in the Southern congressional district. Her opponent is also a black woman, so history will be made either way.



See which Genesee County schools have the highest dropout and graduation rates  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- New data from the state od Michigan gives the public a chance to see the dropout and graduation rates at their local high schools.



F5 tornado destroyed Flint suburb in 1953  WDIV Detroit

On June 8, 1953 the last F5 tornado to hit Michigan struck the Flint suburb of Beecher ...



Readers call on Flint schools to explore year-round schedule following move by Beecher district officials  Mlive- flint

Beecher Superintendent Josha Talison said the decision was made in part to help with learning loss over the summer months. Classes will begin on Aug.



Flint Beecher Middle School principal named new principal of Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School  Mlive Kalamazoo

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has named Rodney Prewitt, principal of Flint Beecher Middle School, as the new principal of Loy Norrix High ...



Montrose vs. Beecher comes from behind to win Flint's Week 8 Game of the Week poll  MLive.com

Beecher offensive lineman Thomas Curry-McGhee, back center, jogs off of the field after a failed attempt at a first down against Goodrich in the second quarter ...



Unfinished business: Beecher's Markell Lucas keeps father's legacy alive in pursuit of a hoops scholarship  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Taught by his father to be mentally tough, 17-year-old Markell Lucas never imagined how harshly that lesson would be put to the test.



Parade planned to celebrate Flint Beecher's basketball state championship this Saturday  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Flint Beecher High School will be hosting a parade to celebrate the Buccaneers' boys basketball team's 28-0 season and Class C state championship Saturday.



Flint basketball players go through 'hell and back' to keep NCAA tradition alive  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - Deondre Parks' road to Division I basketball was paved with challenges. Then again, any of the nine Flint-area athletes playing at college ...



Boys basketball Class C all-state teams  Detroit Free Press

The 2017 Detroit Free Press Class C all-state boys basketball team, selected by a vote of high school coaches.



Undersized Flint Beecher PG Malik Ellison delivers big game in state finals  MLive.com

Beecher's Malik Ellison smiles as he celebrates alongside his teammates during the boys' Class C state basketball final against Grandville Calvin Christian on ...



Warriors center JaVale McGee hosting sixth annual Flint turkey giveaway  MLive.com

McGee is teaming with The Flint Development Center to host his sixth annual turkey giveaway on Tuesday, Nov. 22.



Flint judge's decade on bench marked by love of learning, literacy  MLive.com

"I love to be able to tell people who pass through my courtroom that 'you've earned your wings, now fly on out of here,'" she said.



Feds target Andre Rison's NFL retirement in child support case  MLive.com

Federal prosecutors are trying to collect money from former NFL Pro Bowler and Flint native Andre Rison as he slowly repays more than $300000 in child ...



Where to find free turkeys and Thanksgiving dinner around Flint  MLive.com

Here is a list of upcoming Thanksgiving dinners and food giveaways in Flint and surrounding areas. All are free and open to the public.



Incoming students win $60,000 Medallion Scholarships | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Twenty freshmen have won coveted Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall. Medallion ...



Andre Rison avoids prison after pleading guilty to probation violations  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - Former NFL Pro Bowler and Michigan State football star Andre Rison will avoid federal prison after pleading guilty to violating his probation in a child ...



A top-to-bottom ranking of Genesee County schools  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

These are Genesee County's 133 public schools in order according to the Michigan Department of Education's top-to-bottom list from 2011.



Beecher's Monte Morris adapts to college at Iowa State University, scores 47 points in YMCA League  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Although Morris knows exactly how to find the basketball practice facility, Michigan's most recent Mr. Basketball recipient got lost locating all of his summer ...



Beecher's Malik Ellison makes AP All-State First Team; Aquavius Burks voted Second Team  MLive.com

Beecher high school's Malik Ellison attempts to dribble past Ithaca high school's Jake Smith during the Class C boys quarterfinal game on Tuesday March 22, ...



The complete guide for Genesee County prom photos 2015  MLive.com

Prom season is underway, and The Flint Journal has you covered for photos from proms all over Genesee County.



Joe Byrd Boxing Academy's move gives Beecher business district a lift  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

GENESEE TOWNSHIP, Michigan -- Members of a small but determined Greater Beecher Business District Association have been fighting to revive the corridor ...



Bay City native who led Clinton campaign media back to work with Kildee  MLive.com

Mitch Rivard served as the Democratic presidential candidate's communications director in Michigan.



Men's Basketball Adds Six for 2017-18 Campaign  EMU Eagles

YPSILANTI, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) – Eastern Michigan University Head Men's Basketball Coach Rob Murphy has announced another strong recruiting class ...



Tom Izzo, Trey Burke take notice of Beecher's Monte Morris as he develops at Iowa State  MLive.com

Morris may not be making a trip back to the Great Lakes State this season for competition but a couple of heavy hitters with Michigan ties are certainly paying ...



Ele's Place celebrates expansion to Flint-area with open house  MLive.com

Ele's Place is a non-profit organization that works with children and their families to manage the grief they feel from the loss of a loved one.



Flint among first to get free school lunches for all courtesy of U.S. government  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Starting this week, there will be free lunches for all Flint School District students.



Flint's Kyle Kuzma emerges as ESPN four-star recruit, commits to University of Utah for hoops  Mlive- flint

The 6-foot-8 swingman has now verbally committed to the University of Utah, reportedly turning down offers from big-time schools like UConn, Missouri, ...



Former NFL and MSU star Andre Rison turns himself in on probation violations  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - A federal warrant has been lifted against NFL Pro Bowler Andre Rison on allegations he violated probation in failing to make child support payments ...



Which high school football conference that features Flint area teams is the toughest?  MLive.com

Goodrich senior wide receiver Eric Hildebrand runs to the outside on a shovel pass against Beecher in the first quarter on Sept. 18, 2015 at Beecher High ...



Southwestern vs. Flint Powers Catholic boys basketball wins Game of the Week poll  MLive.com

Flint Southwestern players huddle during a timeout as the Beecher Buccaneers face off against the Flint Southwestern Knights on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at ...



Bay City native named Clinton's Michigan campaign communications director  MLive.com

Mitchell Rivard, a 2008 Bay City Western High School graduate, is taking a leave of absence from U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee's office to help lead the Clinton ...



March Madness strengthens bond for mothers of three Flint NCAA players  MLive.com

Flint moms wish their sons good luck in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.



Federal arrest warrant issued for former NFL and MSU star Andre Rison  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for former NFL Pro Bowler Andre Rison after he allegedly failed to make child support payments and ...



Mr. Basketball finalist Monte Morris scores career-high 36 points in final home game, Beecher thumps Flint Hamady for district crown  Mlive- flint

MOUNT MORRIS, TOWNSHIP, MI – Monte Morris had some of his greatest performances under the roof of the Moses Lacy Field House at Beecher High School.



Ex-MSU star Carl Banks says NFL missed big opportunity to make a statement with Ray Rice suspension  The Flint Journal

"I think they missed a tremendous opportunity to send the right message, a consistent message that women are important, women are humans and that there is ...



Diplomat CEO renovating downtown Flint's Dryden Building as 'anchor' business center  MLive.com

A century old building in downtown Flint could be the new site for business revitalization if its owner has anything to say about it.



Beyond The Water Crisis: The Flint That Accepted Me as a Nigerian Immigrant Outsider  Huffington Post

The Flint that raised me is a city of legacy, the birthplace of the United Auto Workers and the first headquarters of General Motors (GM). The Flint that...



Family copes with fatal shooting of Flint man caught in crossfire  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Darrin Bass was the 18 person killed in Flint this year, and the fifth since Easter.



Flint's Kyle Kuzma adjusts to speed, strength of college hoops for No. 25 Utah  MLive.com

Kuzma has emerged as the third leading scorer with 10.4 points and seven rebounds.



Q&A: UM-Flint Alumnus Gary Jones, Constituency Services Representative for Congressman Dan Kildee  University of Michigan Flint News

Gary Jones talks about how his UM-Flint experience helped prepare him for success as a Constituency Services Representative for Congressman Dan Kildee.



Beecher senior Monte Morris bound for Iowa State, credits mom for his success  MLive.com

MT. MORRIS TOWNSHIP, MI – A crowd of at least 150 supporters huddled in Beecher High School's cafeteria on Tuesday to witness Bucs senior Monte Morris ...



Former Flint-area members of Grand Funk Railroad, Rare Earth, The Frost form new band  MLive.com

Three local men who spent their years onstage with some of the biggest bands during the golden age of rock and roll are forming a new band--and kicking the ...



Flint firefighter opens a new funeral home in Mt. Morris Township  MLive.com

Flint firefighter Sheldon Banks has spent more than a decade trying to save lives. His second career is servicing the afterlife.



The life of a killer gun: From suburbia to the streets  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The victim died, the suspect was arrested, but the gun lived on -- leaving only little reminders behind. The rest of the weapon disappeared, back to the secret ...



Wolverine Worldwide licenses Stride Rite brand to another company  MLive.com

Michigan footwear giant plans to focus on kids shoes for other brands.



Former NFL Pro Bowler, Flint native Andre Rison coaching at Ann Arbor Skyline  MLive.com

Andre Rison, head coach of Northwestern and former NFL player, coaches his players at game against Beecher High on Thursday, August 26, 2010.



Michigan runs up against Mr. Basketball Monte Morris in Sunday showdown at Iowa State  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

"I'm here at Iowa State for a reason," Morris said. "From me just winning Mr. Basketball it may have let them know that they might have missed one but I don't feel ...



Poll: Vote for Flint Journal's Week 6 Game of the Week  MLive.com

Junior defensive end Cedric Franklin, 17, right, talks with friends during football practice on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Beecher High School. Michelle Tessier ...



Holly guards Kyle Woodruff, Ian Hodges find college basketball homes  MLive.com

Holly high school's Kyle Woodruff attempts to dribble past Beecher high school's Aquavius Burks during their game on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 at Holly high ...



Monte Morris DraftExpress Profile: Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook  DraftExpress

Monte Morris DraftExpress Profile: scouting reports, videos, stats and logs.



Flint boxing great Ronnie Byrd reflects on his life and accomplishments  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Flooding the walls of the Joe Byrd Boxing Academy across from Beecher High School are an assortment of fight posters, boxing articles and photos.



Flint Affiliation's 'Young Bears' AAU basketball team play in honor of the late Migeal Swain  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

View full sizeSean Ryan | The Flint JournalCoach Nate Brown huddles his players before starting another drill during his ten and under basketball team practice ...



Roma's celebrates new owners, 50 years | Local Business  Argus Press

OWOSSO — As longtime Roma's Back Door owner John Orin passes the torch to new owners Eric Lab and Martin Misjak, the restaurant is celebrating 50 years ...



U.S. Army Private Demitri A. Johnson graduated from basic training  MLive.com

BEECHER, MI -- U.S. Army Private Demitri A. Johnson graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, ...



Class reunions at Flint area schools  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL 113th Flushing Alumni Association meeting June 20, Flushing Middle School, 8100 Carpenter Road, Flushing. Anyone who ...



Area track and field personalities to be honored this month  Michronicleonline

Former old Miller High and U-M star Aaron Gordon and I founded the Detroit Track & Field Old-Timers, Inc. in 1991. Since then, the group has honored many ...



“Where are the journalists?” Part One: threats to local news persist as Flint Journal dwindles  East Village Magazine

“Journalism is the only profession explicitly protected by the U.S. Constitution, because journalists are supposed to be the check and balance on government.



DJ Wilson drafted 17th overall by Bucks; Irvin and Walton sign UFA deals  Detroit Sports Nation

Former Michigan big man D.J. Wilson was drafted much higher than most scouts and teams expected, going 17th overall to the Milwaukee Bucks.



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