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Denver Nuggets: Monte Morris’ Rapid Rise Wasn’t That Unexpected  Mile High Maniac

The Denver Nuggets have found a gem in reserve point guard Monte Morris. Though a surprise to some, those that have known him expected nothing less.

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

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 ...

Nuggets' Monte Morris dishes out water to Flint residents at meet and greet

FLINT TWP, MI – The rise of Monte Morris in the NBA this season has not been missed by Flint-area fans that have followed his career since he ran the court at ...

NBA's Monte Morris assisting Flint-area families this holiday season

MT. MORRIS TWP, MI – Monte Morris provided an assist to Flint-area families on Sunday afternoon just ahead of the Christmas holiday. A total of 11 families ...

Police: Boy shot during fight at Beecher High School  WNEM Saginaw

A boy was shot in the parking lot of Beecher High School after the basketball game Tuesday night.

90 students receive diplomas at Beecher High School 2016 graduation

Beecher High School honored 90 high school seniors during its graduation ceremony on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Randall Coates Auditorium at Beecher High ...

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

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 ...

Beecher coach Mike Williams donates $1,000 to Boys & Girls Club of Flint

FLINT, MI - Coach Mike Williams has helped build a dynasty boys basketball program at Beecher High School, winning five of the last six Class C titles. But he's ...

Beecher High School students celebrate prom 2016 -

Hundreds of Beecher High School students dressed in their finest dresses and suits for Friday night's prom at the Signature Chop House in Flushing.

Beecher High School students reel in prom with promenade for the community  Mlive- flint

FLINT, MI – Hundreds of residents swarmed Dailey Elementary School in Flint Friday, May 17, gathering on the lawn to get a look at couples dressed in formal ...

Small fire does minor damage to Beecher field house

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

Three-time defending state champ Beecher gearing up for state tourney

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.

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, ...

Beecher High School celebrates 'Hollywood Night' prom 2015

Beecher High School students hit the dance floor Friday, May 22 for their prom at Zehnder's of Frankenmuth.

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.

Consolidation plan focus of Beecher schools town hall meeting

MT. MORRIS TWP, MI - A town hall meeting has been planned by Beecher schools to discuss the approved plan to consolidate the district into a single campus.

Principal disciplined for harassment had recommendation before hire

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

BEECHER, MI -- Capping off the year for Beecher High School's Class of 2012 is graduation today. MLive has been there to capture these important final days of ...

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

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 ...

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

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

Simulator shows students dangers of distracted driving  WNEM Saginaw

Local high school students participated in a distracted driving simulation using augmented reality. “We're going to educate the students on the dangers of ...

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

(Third of an eight-part series profiling this year's inductees into the Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame). BEECHER, Michigan – What Courtney Hawkins ...

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

FLINT, MI – Former NFL player Carl Banks' competitive drive extended beyond sports at Beecher High School. Sure, he wanted to stand out in football and ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Strong resume of Flint Beecher's Malik Ellison doesn't equate to college offers

FLINT, MI -- Not many high school athletes have the credentials to match Beecher senior guard Malik Ellison. Seriously, what more can he do? Ellison is a ...

Influence of LeBron James pushes Flint's YouTube basketball sensation

Keyon Menifield Jr. is a huge Cleveland Cavaliers fan.

Back-to-school brings changes for Beecher students

Beginning this fall, Dailey and Tucker elementaries have shifted from K-6 facilities to house K-4 and 5-8 grade students, respectively. Beecher High School is ...

Genesee County area high school reunions  The Flint Journal

Genesee County area class reunions: DYE HIGH SCHOOL annual thunderbolt reunion Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at the St George Orthodox Banquet Hall, 5191 ...

March Madness strengthens bond for mothers of three Flint NCAA players

FLINT, MI - A text message notification vibrated Tonya Morris' phone around noon on Tuesday. As soon as the text popped up, she read it immediately.

Beecher basketball coach Mike Williams battles multiple sclerosis with championship spirit

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.

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

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

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

FLUSHING, MI - Monte Morris' lifelong dream is now fulfilled. "Man-Man" is headed to the NBA. With the 51st pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Denver Nuggets ...

State pursuing 'partnership agreements' with 24 low-performing schools

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 ...

Teen mom Yana Hudson juggles Beecher basketball, twin babies, work and school

MT. MORRIS TWP – President's Day was technically an off day for Yana Hudson and her fellow high school students. But there are no off days for Hudson.

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Warriors center JaVale McGee hosting sixth annual Flint turkey giveaway

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

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

Seven players from Michigan have ties to the FBI investigation.

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.

Andre Rison avoids prison after pleading guilty to probation violations

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 ...

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

The complete guide for Genesee County prom photos 2015

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

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

"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.

Where to find free turkeys and Thanksgiving dinner around Flint

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

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

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 ...

Familiar faces among 6 finalists for next Flint schools superintendent

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 ...

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

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 ...

Andre Rison plans to turn himself in on federal arrest warrant, report claims

Former NFL Pro Bowler Andre Rison plans to turn himself into authorities on a federal arrest warrant issued earlier this week, according to a report by the Detroit ...

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

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 ...

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Morris_Monte_UNCW_2013-14_1.JPG. Flint Beecher graduate Monte Morris is a freshman guard at Iowa State University. Morris won Michigan's Mr. Basketball ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Here's how Genesee County schools fared on new Michigan school report cards  The Flint Journal -

Some Genesee County schools have been identified as having too-large of gaps between the highest- and lowest-performing schools.

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

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 ...

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

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

FLINT, MI – Naysayers initially questioned Flint native Kyle Kuzma's bold move to check out of Burton Bentley High School to pursue basketball on the national ...

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

SWARTZ CREEK, MI -- Three Flint-area men who spent their years onstage with some of the biggest bands during the golden age of rock 'n' roll are forming a ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Wolverine Worldwide licenses Stride Rite brand to another company

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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, ...

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

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

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

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

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

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

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

Holly guards Kyle Woodruff, Ian Hodges find college basketball homes

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 ...

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