Metro & state: Josh Jackson named to USA U-19 team

Metro & state: Josh Jackson named to USA U-19 team


Metro & state: Josh Jackson named to USA U-19 team


Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson



Josh Jackson

and former Michigan State commit

Caleb Swanigan

were among 12 players named to USA Basketball’s men’s U-19 world championship team that will compete June 27-July 5 in Greece. Jackson attends Prolific Prep in California. Swanigan verbally committed to MSU in April but signed with Purdue in May. … Former Detroit Mercy standout

Rashad Phillips

brings his Skills Unlimited Camp to Calihan Hall. The overnight camp is open to boys in grades 4-12 and will run Aug. 10-14. The cost for the camp is an all-inclusive $500 for the entire week. For more information, visit or call 248-430-8178.

Preps: Manistee’s Annie Fuller is the 2014-15 Gatorade Michigan girls track and field athlete of the year. The 5-foot-10 senior won the 800-meter run with a meet-record time of 2:09.61 and the 1600-meter run in 4:57.40 at the Division 3 championship meet, leading the Chippewas to a third-place finish.

Women’s basketball: Eastern Michigan coach Tory Verdi received a six-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season.

Golf: Michigan State Board of Trustees approved naming the new men’s and women’s golf center the Lasch Family Golf Center. Richard W. and Suzanne Lasch of East Lansing have made a $2-million gift that will be used for the construction of the facility.


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