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Through the Years: Lacrosse 2005-2015

Through the Years: Lacrosse 2005-2015
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The MHSAA Girls and Boys Lacrosse Finals honored their 12th series of champions last month as four of the most successful programs in the sports' young histories added to their respective legacies. Today's "Through the Years" takes a look at some of the prevailing st...
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Margin Smaller, but Rice Streak Lives On

Margin Smaller, but Rice Streak Lives On
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Ideally, the morning of a championship game arrives with as little stress as possible. But junior Nick Dudley didn't catch a break with the timing of two important events in his life.
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Clay, Forest Hills Central Score D2 Fame

Clay, Forest Hills Central Score D2 Fame
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Bryce Clay's contributions to Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central's first MHSAA boys lacrosse championship were minimal. He can be cut some slack, however. He was only in fourth grade, unable to perform an on-field role for the Rangers.
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Preview: League Rematches Reloaded

Preview: League Rematches Reloaded
Friday, June 10, 2016
No. 1 will take on No. 2 in both MHSAA Boys Lacrosse Finals on Saturday at Howell’s Parker Middle School. It just so happens that both championship games will pit opponents who already have faced each other twice this season with league titles on the line.
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Seniors Drive Lake Orion Lax Turnaround

Seniors Drive Lake Orion Lax Turnaround
Monday, May 16, 2016
Brad Thomas and his coaching staff did their best last May to make practices fun. But that wasn’t always easy with his Lake Orion boys lacrosse team heading toward the end of a second straight sub-.500 season. A year later, everything has changed for the latest A...
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Legacy Lives On; Rice Extends D1 Reign

Legacy Lives On; Rice Extends D1 Reign
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Morgan Macko is being modest when he says there are no superstars on this year's Birmingham Brother Rice lacrosse team. Anyone who scores 11 goals in two career MHSAA championship games isn't just another good player.
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Wagner Scores Dream Finish for Cranes

Wagner Scores Dream Finish for Cranes
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Johnny Wagner had a once-in-a-lifetime moment three days earlier, but may have topped it on Saturday. There was never a doubt which player would take the final shot for Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood with the Division 2 title on the line.
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Preview: Contenders Converge on Athens

Preview: Contenders Converge on Athens
Friday, June 5, 2015
Three teams playing in Saturday’s MHSAA Boys Lacrosse Finals at Troy Athens are familiar with the setting – they played on the same field for the same prize only a year ago. Okemos, meanwhile, will enjoy competing on the season’s final day for the fir...
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Highlight Reel: Boys Lacrosse Regionals

Highlight Reel: Boys Lacrosse Regionals
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Haslett/Williamston and Okemos boys lacrosse teams combined for 33 goals in winning Division 2 Regional Semifinals on Tuesday on the Chieftains’ home field. Both games were produced for MHSAA.tv by School Broadcast Program member Haslett High School – a...
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Lax Regional Finals on MHSAA.tv

Lax Regional Finals on MHSAA.tv
Friday, May 22, 2015
Plans have been finalized for broadcasting live streaming video of Lacrosse Regional Semifinals at two sites next week on MHSAA.tv.
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Another Title for Alessi, Brother Rice

Another Title for Alessi, Brother Rice
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Along with a fortunate few Saturday, Jason Alessi finished his senior year with a win – and an MHSAA title. But there can’t be many over the last 90 years who have contributed to seven Finals championships. 
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Country Day Wins Close to Close Title Run

Country Day Wins Close to Close Title Run
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Detroit Country Day this spring earned one of the most notable wins in Michigan boys lacrosse history. But despite handing Birmingham Brother Rice its first in-state loss since 2002, by a score of 8-7, the Yellowjackets also lost four one-goal games – and coach ...
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Preview: Boys Lacrosse Eyes on Detroit

Preview: Boys Lacrosse Eyes on Detroit
Friday, June 6, 2014
Some things change. Others stay the same.  For the first time in the decade of MHSAA Lacrosse Finals, all four boys teams playing for championships are from the Detroit area. But Birmingham Brother Rice, despite losing its first in-state game this spring sinc...
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Cranes Win Close When it Counts

Cranes Win Close When it Counts
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Before Saturday afternoon’s MHSAA Division 2 Final, the Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood boys lacrosse team had lost five games by one goal. The Cranes reversed that trend in the most important game of the season, and celebrated the program’s first tit...
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Brother Rice Comes Back, Adds to Streak

Brother Rice Comes Back, Adds to Streak
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Few players get the opportunity to end a season with an MHSAA championship. After Saturday’s 14-10 win over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern, Birmingham Brother Rice senior Sergio Perkovic has done it six times.
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Finals Preview: Champs Again Favorites

Finals Preview: Champs Again Favorites
Friday, June 7, 2013
Michigan has known only one MHSAA Division 1 boys lacrosse champion, Birmingham Brother Rice. And Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central is the Division 2 power of late, with two titles in three seasons and the possibility of adding another this weekend.
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Brother Rice continues D1 dynasty

 Brother Rice continues D1 dynasty
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice remains the only Division 1 boys lacrosse champion in MHSAA history. But not without having to withstand pesky Ann Arbor Pioneer in Saturday’s Final at Seaholm High.
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Comeback Rangers Regain Top Spot

Comeback Rangers Regain Top Spot
Saturday, June 9, 2012
First, Trent Bohrmann’s stick flew high into the air. Then his right glove, followed by his left. Finally, Bohrmann tossed his helmet to one side before being embraced by another mohawk-shaved teammate coming toward him from the other. The senior goalie wouldn&rs...
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'Sudden Victory' takes 7 overtimes

'Sudden Victory' takes 7 overtimes
Friday, April 13, 2012
Okemos boys lacrosse coach Shawn Grady has joked that he gave so many pep talks on March 24, he pushed into his material for the Chieftains’ end-of-season Senior Night. He needed every word in what stands today as the longest lacrosse game in MHSAA history.
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