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Kirtland Scores First Win for Vick

The Kirtland mens basketball team scored its first win since Mark Vick took over as the Firebirds’ head coach, succeeding Ty McGregor, beating visiting Schoolcraft College, 91-86, on Saturday, Jan. 25. “While it has been a challenge for both me and the players with the mid-season transition, it has taken some time for me to get to know the players … [Read more...]

Lady Firebirds Shoot Down Schoolcraft, 92-52

A short-handed Kirtland Community College womens basketball team got double-digit games from two of its hoopsters, helping the Lady Firebirds top visiting Schoolcraft College, 92-52, on Saturday, Jan. 25. Jo Hamlin (Grayling) powered Kirtland with a double-double of 27 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocked shots, and Olivia Smith (Pickford) chipped … [Read more...]

Kirtland Announces Resignation of Firebirds Basketball Coach

Kirtland Community College is announcing the resignation of men's and women's basketball coach Ty McGregor.  McGregor began coaching Firebirds mens basketball in January, 2007, and began coaching both the men's and women's teams in 2012-13.  The resignation is effective immediately. Athletic Director Don Haskin has canceled all remaining pre-conference … [Read more...]

Out With the Old. In With the New.

Mio's Thomey Signs on for Kirtland

With graduation just a week away, we’re getting ready to send a fresh crop of graduates into the world.  We still don’t have an answer for age-old question “where does time go,” but it sure does fly.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re catching a glimpse of what’s in store for the next school year…and beyond! Kirtland basketball coach, Ty McGregor, has spent … [Read more...]

Firebirds MCCAA Conference Season Underway

Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) conference play is underway and both Firebirds men’s and women’s basketball teams are in action on the road this weekend and several home games are scheduled during the month of January. The Firebirds’ January schedule includes: Men’s Basketball 1/5/2013 at St.Clair CC, 3:00 1/9/2013 at MIO … [Read more...]

Lady Firebirds Win Season Opener

Crouse's points and assists contribute to win

The Lady Firebirds opened the 2012-13 basketball season at Rochester College by edging the Lady Warrior’s JV team by a score of 57-55.  The ‘Birds were led by Sladana (Sly) Radulovic’s (Serbia) with 25 points and Tasha Crouse’s (Central Lake) contributing 14 points. Crouse collected most of her points with her outside shooting, hitting 40% from … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Firebirds MCCAA Conference Play Underway

The Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) basketball teams began MCCAA conference action in January and both women’s and men’s standings are included below. Make sure to check out the Firebirds in action: Womens Basketbal Wed Jan 18 v. Macomb CC, Home @ 5:30p Sat Jan 28 v. Delta CC, Home @ 1:00p Mens Basketball Wed Jan 18 v. Macomb CC, Home … [Read more...]

KCC Basketball Standout Joins Harlem Ambassadors

Former Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) Firebirds basketball player Nick Simpson (Bay City) is now a member of the Harlem Ambassadors basketball troupe.  The Harlem Ambassadors deliver motivational messages and show-stopping performances at school assemblies and charity basketball games to support local organizations such as Boys and Girls Club, … [Read more...]

KCC Lady Firebirds Take Two in Oppy Tournament

The Lady Firebirds performed an incredible feat during the Thanksgiving weekend Oppy Tourney by winning two basketball games with only two hours of rest between games.  The Firebirds put forth a solid showing beating Alma’s JV Scots 70-53 and the Mid-Michigan Lady Lakers 64-49. In game one against Alma, all nine Lady ‘Birds contributed on both offense and … [Read more...]

KCC Basketball Teams Top MCCAA Standings

The Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) basketball teams currently top the MCCAA basketball standings, with both the men’s and women’s team sporting unbeaten non-conference records.  Conference action will begin in January. The Athletic Director can be contacted at richard.silverman@kirtland.edu or 989-275-5000, ext. 385.  For more information on the … [Read more...]