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A fifth division doesn't seem to be coming yet for high school basketball in Michigan


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The MHSAA is unlikely to add a fifth basketball division soon.

"There were conversations at the AD in-service and sport committee meetings over the fall and winter just to gauge interest, but there aren't any proposals or movement on this," Geoff Kimmerly of the MHSAA told The Globe Tuesday.

The smallest schools in the state, like Ewen-Trout Creek and Watersmeet, have longed for a fifth division like neighboring Wisconsin has.

It came to a head this season, for U.P. teams at least, when the Ishpeming girls dropped to Division 4, currently the smallest di...