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Unexpected Return Propels EGR to 3-Peat

Unexpected Return Propels EGR to 3-Peat
Saturday, June 7, 2014
East Grand Rapids senior captain Charlotte Hooker was determined to make it back and play at least one game of her senior lacrosse season.  Hooker reached that goal and then some as she came back from injury in time to play in both the MHSAA Semifinal and Saturda...
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Rams Prove Too Tough Again in D1

Rams Prove Too Tough Again in D1
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Playing the final game of her high school lacrosse career, Rockford senior Meghan Datema was determined not to see another team celebrate winning an MHSAA title on her team’s home field. Datema knew that feeling – but for the second year in a row it was Da...
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Preview: Familiar Foes in Girls Lacrosse

Preview: Familiar Foes in Girls Lacrosse
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Finalists taking the field Saturday to decide this season’s MHSAA girls lacrosse championships shouldn’t be surprised by much from their opponents on the other side of the field. Rockford and Ann Arbor Pioneer face off in Division 1 in a rematch of an April...
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Rockford Finishes Unforgettable Run

Rockford Finishes Unforgettable Run
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Erika Neumen was a freshman the last time Rockford won an MHSAA girls lacrosse championship. She scored three goals in that 2010 Finals win over Brighton – but said she doesn’t remember much about it. She’ll never forget Saturday.
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Pioneers Stake Claim as State's Best

Pioneers Stake Claim as State's Best
Saturday, June 8, 2013
With three minutes to play in Saturday’s MHSAA Division 2 Girls Lacrosse Final, East Grand Rapids’ sideline emptied as subs and late-season call-ups all at once replaced the line-up on the field. As the first-string group exited, Pioneers fans offered a sta...
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Finals Preview: Cross-state Powers Collide

Finals Preview: Cross-state Powers Collide
Friday, June 7, 2013
For the first time in the brief history of MHSAA girls lacrosse, a top team from the Grand Rapids area will face a top team from suburban Detroit in both Finals, scheduled for Saturday at Rockford High School. And those Grand Rapids-area contenders also are the favorit...
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Birmingham, EGR finish title runs

Birmingham, EGR finish title runs
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Birmingham United needed overtime but won its first MHSAA championship Saturday since 2009, while East Grand Rapids won its first girls lacrosse title and finished a perfect season. Click for game summaries and links to the box scores. 
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Playing with Purpose

Playing with Purpose
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Lauren Hooker gets up for every lacrosse game. She and her teammates will dress the same for school, send each other pump-up messages throughout the day and carry that momentum into the locker room and onto the field. But she admits she plays her best against her toug...
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High 5s: 5/15/12

High 5s: 5/15/12
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
This week's honorees include arguably Michigan's top distance runner, top lacrosse player, and a baseball team looking to assert itself at the top while representing the state's largest city.
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