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This Time, It's DCC in Division 1

This Time, It's DCC in Division 1
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Detroit Catholic Central had one way in mind it hoped to finish this season’s MHSAA Hockey Finals at Compuware Arena.  And the Shamrocks had one opponent in mind to end against.
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Farmington Finishes Fantastic Run as #1

Farmington Finishes Fantastic Run as #1
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Goaltender John Lethemon was right on all week for the Farmington hockey team. In net, he was nearly unbeatable. And after the Falcons finished an unpredictable run Saturday with a 2-1 win over Sault Ste. Marie and their first MHSAA title, he said what everyone else w...
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Seniors Earn Spot in Trenton Title History

Seniors Earn Spot in Trenton Title History
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Trenton senior Andrew Sawyer remembers attending every Trojans home hockey game growing up. He said his parents didn’t miss one for 15 years. And he and the rest of Trenton’s seniors had contributed their share of memorable moments to one of the most storie...
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Finals Preview: Power Teams, Power Play

Finals Preview: Power Teams, Power Play
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This weekend's MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals at Plymouth's Compuware Arena feature a two-time reigning champion in Division 1 and the winningest hockey coach in MHSAA history.  And fans also could see some lesser-known but similarly incredible stories continue to unfold...
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'Miracle' Comeback, Memorable Finish

'Miracle' Comeback, Memorable Finish
Thursday, February 27, 2014
At some point, Jay Jones is sure, he and his friends from Traverse City West will reminisce about playing in the second-longest hockey game in MHSAA history.   Erik Anton always will remember sending the shot into the top corner of the net that ended the seven-ove...
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Trenton's Turner Takes Turn at No. 1

Trenton's Turner Takes Turn at No. 1
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Trenton's Mike Turner became the winningest hockey coach in MHSAA history Tuesday with his team's 6-0 victory over Wyandotte in a Division 2 Pre-Regional game.  The win pushed Turner's career record to 624-122-41 and past East Kentwood's Ron Baum (623-219-30 from ...
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Unbeatable D Nets Brighton D1 Repeat

Unbeatable D Nets Brighton D1 Repeat
Sunday, March 10, 2013
James Milletics had the toughest seat in the house last season during Brighton's march to the MHSAA Division 1 hockey title. After being the Bulldogs' starting goaltender as a freshman most of the winter, Milletics sat the bench while senior Christian Michalik backstopp...
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Cranes Land 16th MHSAA Finals Win

Cranes Land 16th MHSAA Finals Win
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Sometimes it seems like a given that a hockey player at Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood will win at least one MHSAA championship during his career. But it's not always as easy as it may look to outsiders.
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'Team 43' Delivers 1st Livonia Title

'Team 43' Delivers 1st Livonia Title
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Livonia is one of the great hockey communities in Michigan, but had never been home to an MHSAA Finals champion. Until now. Livonia Stevenson brought a championship to the birthplace of former NHL star Mike Modano, beating Hartland 5-4 in the Division 2 title ga...
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Finals Preview: The Puck Starts Here

Finals Preview: The Puck Starts Here
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Two things are sure to occur at this weekend's MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals.  At least one Division 2 finalist will play in a title game for the first time. And no matter which wins Saturday, that team will take leave Plymouth's Compuware Arena with its first MHSAA Fin...
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Garofalo: On-Ice Teacher and Recruiter

Garofalo: On-Ice Teacher and Recruiter
Friday, December 28, 2012
A 25-year registered MHSAA official who at one time juggled rules books for eight different hockey leagues and has worked four World Championships in addition to the Olympics, Jim Garofalo now works only high school hockey.
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High 5s: 3/20/12

High 5s: 3/20/12
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Miss Basketball and a collection of MHSAA champions receive High 5s this week.
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High 5s - 3/13/12

High 5s - 3/13/12
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
We're high-fiving some of our best from hockey, swimming, gymnastics and cheer this week.
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The Mighty Mack

The Mighty Mack
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mackenzie MacEachern sat between teammates Thomas Ebbing and Chris Wilberding after Saturday’s Division 2 hockey championship game, and said he was just happy to win it with his “buds.” A decision he made nearly a year ago allowed for that opportunity...
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Division 3: Knights in Champions' armor

Division 3: Knights in Champions' armor
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett played sharper hockey at times this season on its way to beating six of the top 10 teams in Division 3. But the Knights did everything necessary this weekend to finish No. 1 at Compuware Arena.
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Division 1: For Brighton, 11 is Enough

Division 1: For Brighton, 11 is Enough
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Brighton had only 11 shots on goal in Saturday’s Division 1 Final. But the Bulldogs needed only four to go in – including senior Chet Daavettila’s game-winner with 1 minute, 32 seconds to play.
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Division 2: This time, it's Brother Rice

Division 2: This time, it's Brother Rice
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Mackenzie MacEachern and Thomas Ebbing have known each other since they were 2. They’ve played hockey on the same teams for five years. And there was no way they were going to end their final high school game together for Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice with anothe...
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Finals Face-Off at Compuware Arena

Finals Face-Off at Compuware Arena
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The ice has disappeared from the hometowns of this weekend's Division 2 Ice Hockey Semifinalists. But the best hockey action of the season will take place beginning today at Plymouth's Compuware Arena.
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Can-ley Cup Stands Tall

Can-ley Cup Stands Tall
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood and Brother Rice hockey programs faced off against hunger Friday -- and helped raise more than $10,000 for the Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan.
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