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York Leads Muskegon Heights in State Title Quest

Jessie York

No high school in the state of Michigan has a finer basketball tradition than Muskegon Heights. The Tigers have won six state championships in their illustrious history. The past two years, Heights was coached by current Central Michigan University assistant Lamar Chapman, while CMU forward Eddie Spencer led the Tigers in their quest for a seventh state title. This year, it's Jessie York's turn to lead Muskegon Heights.

Tuesday during his lunch hour at Muskegon Heights High School, Jessie York walked into the Tigers gym, the weight of another state title run resting firmly on his shoulders. "I couldn't eat, so I just came in and shot free throws," York said. "Then I looked up and saw those banners hanging in the rafters and realized what Muskegon Heights basketball is all about. I want to add another banner up... Recommended Stories