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Coaching Search Starts

The Laker Athletic Department is looking to hire a new Men’s Varsity Basketball Coach for the 2015/16 season after the basketball coaching retirement of Athletic Director Chris Schultz. The Lakers finished the season with a 9-11 record, but will return a host of underclassmen including four starters to go along with a solid JV team.

Mens Varsity Falls to Carleton Airport

The Men’s Varsity Basketball team fell on the road at Carleton Airport last night by a score of 63-34. Not much went right for the Lakers as their record dipped to 4-4. Junior guard Masamba Thiam came off the bench to lead the Lakers in scoring with 9 points as he connected on a trio

Lakers Improve to 4-1

The Men’s Basketball team finished their pre-Christmas portion of the schedule by defeating Newport Lutheran South by a score of 68-23. Junior forward Deyuan Heard once again led the young Lakers with 15 points and 9 rebounds. Sophomore forward Dahmin Branch contributed 9 points as eleven Lakers hit the scoring column. The JV team improved

Lakers Lose First

The Men’s Varsity Basketball game fell to 3-1 after a 55-48 loss to Frankel Jewish Academy last night. Junior forward DeYaun Heard led the Lakers with 17 points and 8 rebounds. Senior Ty’ken Ellis chipped in 7 points while Kweis A’ve hauled in 8 rebounds. The JV team lost their first game in the preliminary

Women Win Third Straight Game

The Lady Lakers used a late 4th quarter 12-2 run to beat Detroit Cristo Rey 29-12. Bre’Jai Olverson and Alexxis Jenkins led the way with 8 points each.  Kenya Bradley added 4 points and 4 blocks.  Jenira Taylor and Taresa Fitzgerald contributed with great defense. The win improves the Lakers to 4-1 and will look

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