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Mens Basketball Teams Improve to 3-0

The Men’s Varsity basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 53-47 victory over the visiting Wolves of Detroit Cristo Rey. The Lakers were led by junior forward Deyaun Heard with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Juniors E.J. Jones and Omari Martin provided a big lift off of the bench. Jones scored 10 points while Martin

Women’s Basketball Team Wins Again

The Lady Lakers improved to 3-1 on the young season after posting a 41-40 win at Detroit Public Safety Academy. ATA trailed by 10 points with just over four minutes left in the game, but clutch baskets by junior BreJai Olversen and Shannell Whitehead helped secure the comeback victory. Olversen scored 18 points while Whitehead

Men’s Varsity Basketball Team Wins Home Opener

The Men’s Varsity Basketball team improved to 2-0 on the young season as the Lakers defeated Lutheran Westland 55-41 on Thursday evening. Junior guard E.J. Jones came off the bench to score 11 points to lead a balanced Laker attack. Senior PG Ty’Ken Ellis and junior forward Kwesi A’ve contributed 10 each while junior big

Lakers Start Slow, Finish Strong

The Lakers of ATA started off the game slow finishing the first quarter with 2 points, but over the next three put up 56 points in a 58-13 routing of Universal Academy. The team was led by 8th grader Donovan Lay and his 23 points.  Four Lakers finished the game with 5 assists and Universal

Lakers Open With Win

The Boys Varsity Basketball team jumped out to a 14-2 lead, but had to hold on to beat Dearborn Henry Ford Academy in overtime in the season opener for both teams Tuesday NIght. Juniors Kwesi A’ve and Deyaun Heard led the way for the young Lakers. Heard scored 21 points and snatched 14 rebounds while

Middle School Basketball Improves to 3-0

The forecast was sunny outside but inside the gym at Universal Learning Academy it was raining threes.  The Lakers took their win streak to 3 games beating ULA 58-13. Tyshaun Burton-Jones led the way with three 3 point baskets, DJ Griffin put in two, and both Nate Calloway and Anthony Taylor added a three themselves. 

Middle School Boys Win Again

In a hard fought battle, the Lakers came out on top beating Star International Academy 40-29 Tuesday at the R.J. Dubitski Fieldhouse. Starting the game down 10-2, the Lakers used great team defense and a potent fast break attack to go into the half up 6 points.  Half time adjustments proved to be crucial as

Lady Lakers Open with Victory

The Lady Lakers basketball team opened the season with a 54-20 victory over the visiting Saints of Lutheran High South on Monday evening. Coach Eric Lloyd’s team roared out to a 29-9 halftime lead and never looked back. Senior center Shannell Whitehead led the rout with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Junior forward Kenya Bradley

2014/15 Women’s Basketball Announced

The following players have made the Lady Lakers varsity basketball team this season: Shannell Whitehead Sharelle Benson Taressa Fitzgerald Monica Brown BreJai Olverson Kenya Bradley Jenira Taylor Deniqua Taylor Kobie Trice Alexxis Jenkins Congratulations ladies! The season kicks off on Monday December 1st, when the Lakers host the Saints of Lutheran High South at 4:30

Women’s Basketball Tryouts

Tryouts for the the women’s varsity basketball team will be on Monday November 10th at 3:30 pm in the fieldhouse. You must have your MHSAA physical form and concussion form completed in order to tryout. Good luck and good skills to all the ladies trying out for the team.