By: Ryan Moonka To most people, basketball is just a sport. It’s what friends play on the cracked blacktop courts in the local park on a hot summer day. But to any talented basketball superstar, basketball is everything. Lahser has its own hard-court hero: the focused, hardworking Armand Cartwright. And for Cartwright, currently a sophomore [...]
By: Austin Burchill It was 1994 and the gymnasium floor at Lake Orion High School was filled with seniors who would soon be graduating. Sitting in that crowd was Lahser Basketball coach, Duane Graves. It was that very hardwood where Duane starred as the captain of Lake Orion’s Varsity basketball team for 4 years. Duane [...]
By: Reilly Manz The 2011-2012 men’s basketball season is underway and off to a great start. The Knights will be featuring a cast of young talent on the court this year, starring four underclassmen. The two Sophomores Armand Cartwright and Yante Maten are coming back for another productive season, and the two juniors, Andrew Gikas and [...]
By: Austin Burchill The buzzer sounded and a rather somber mood surrounded the Lahser Women’s Basketball team. It was an end to a half Lady Knights Coach Bob Brydges wasn’t very happy about. “I was hoping to get a quick start out of the gates.” Brydges said. He also added “If we are focused, and [...]
By Reilly Manz “… Confidence, strength and heart,” said freshman Armand Cartwright concerning the key to winning the basketball State playoffs. After waiting an entire season, the Lahser Knight’s men’s basketball team will finally be entering the playoffs this March. With an opening game on the 7th against Detroit Country Day, the Knights have a [...]
The Knights made Lahser proud with another victory over our Bloomfield rivals at the Andover vs. Lahser boys’ varsity basketball game on Friday, January 7th. Lahser’s team dominated with a decisive score of 60-38 over the Andover Barons, making this our second consecutive win for the league. Lahser led by roughly twice as many points in every quarter, and senior Jillian Beltowski comments, “By the fourth quarter, it was already obvious that the game was ours.” At this point, Andover’s Varsity Coach Rubin threw in the towel and sat on the bench and started talking to the JV coaches. “Whenever he does that, you know the game is over and Andover’s team lost,” says a student who attended the game that night.
“There is no I in team” said starting shooting guard Martez Jones, “but I’m often regarded as one of the star players by my wonderful team mates.” Jones, who is only a sophomore at Lahser, has already earned his bragging rights. He is regarded as one of the star players of Lasher High School’s [...]