Entries for March 2014

Breslin Bound: Girls Districts in Review

Breslin Bound: Girls Districts in Review
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
District tournaments give teams the best kind of opportunity to pay back their neighbors for a disappointing loss (or two) from earlier in the winter. Win, and the avenging team not only gets that revenge – but ends the opponent’s season.
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“How” Matters More

“How” Matters More
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Trying to win is much better than not trying to win. Sloppy effort does not benefit the participants, or anybody else for that matter.
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Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview
Monday, March 3, 2014
Picking the teams to beat in the MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament has been particularly difficult this winter. It appears there are plenty of favorites to go around. We’ll begin to find out if that’s true when Districts begin tonight all over the state &nda...
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Basketball Finals Tickets On Sale Now

Basketball Finals Tickets On Sale Now
Monday, March 3, 2014
Tickets for the Michigan High School Athletic Association Girls and Boys Basketball Finals are on sale now from the Breslin Center Ticket Office.
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Allegan's Simaz Adds to Family Title Run

Allegan's Simaz Adds to Family Title Run
Sunday, March 2, 2014
For the past decade, the name Simaz has rung through the walls of The Palace of Auburn Hills in early March. And it's had a championship ring. 
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DCC Brothers Double Up on Upsets

DCC Brothers Double Up on Upsets
Sunday, March 2, 2014
A set of brothers sent The Palace crowd into a frenzy Saturday night at the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals. Detroit Catholic Central’s Myles and Malik Amine did so, as Myles, a junior, upset two-time Davison champion Justin Oliver 6-5 in overtime in their 140-...
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No More 'Just Misses' for D2 Champions

No More 'Just Misses' for D2 Champions
Sunday, March 2, 2014
What a difference a year makes. After the 2013 Division 2 Singles Finals, Alex Ouellette from Bay City John Glenn left Century Lanes after coming in second place, vowing to return and win it all.  Fast forward to Saturday, and Ouellette is the 2014 boys champion...
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Hudson's Weaver Ends With Perfection

Hudson's Weaver Ends With Perfection
Sunday, March 2, 2014
After seeing his team’s string of five straight MHSAA team championships come to an end the week before in the Division 4 Final at Kellogg Arena, Hudson senior Cole Weaver was not about to let his high school career end with a loss at the Individual Finals at The ...
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St. Johns' Hall Joins Champion Elite

St. Johns' Hall Joins Champion Elite
Saturday, March 1, 2014
It's a moment Zac Hall said he will never forget. Hall joined elite company by winning his fourth MHSAA individual wrestling championship, when he beat Greenville's Alec Ward 12-2 in the 140-pound title match in Division 2 at the Finals on Saturday at The Palace of Au...
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Notre Dame Prep Takes Final Cheer Step

Notre Dame Prep Takes Final Cheer Step
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Redemption was sweet for the Pontiac Notre Dame Prep competitive cheer team. The Fighting Irish finished runners-up at last year’s Division 3 Final, but topped the eight-team field Saturday at The DeltaPlex and collected the program’s first MHSAA title.
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Strong Finish, Bright Beginning in D4

Strong Finish, Bright Beginning in D4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Sandusky senior Melissa Sleda has faced Vandercook Lake’s Malloree Ambs with championships on the line a number of times over the last four seasons. Sleda earned one more chance against her standout opponent during Saturday’s MHSAA Final – and took ...
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Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3

Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Fremont junior Sam Brandt’s opponent in the MHSAA singles bowling championship match Saturday seemingly had a hometown advantage.  However, despite living 150 miles away, Brandt feels right at home and has had plenty of success at Airport Lanes in Jackson, ...
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Team, League Mates Face Off in D1

Team, League Mates Face Off in D1
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Familiarity reigned supreme at the MHSAA Division 1 Bowling Singles Finals on Saturday at Sunnybrook Lanes. In the girls competition, teammates and classmates Emily Dietz and Julia Huren, sophomores at Westland John Glenn, faced off in the championship match. And in th...
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Michigan Center Seniors Finish 4 for 4

Michigan Center Seniors Finish 4 for 4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Four years, four MHSAA championships. Not a bad way to remember your high school career in competitive cheer.
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Carlson Raises Bar with Perfect Run

Carlson Raises Bar with Perfect Run
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Gibraltar Carlson senior Sarah Tritt was sporting three shiny MHSAA championship rings on her left hand following Saturday’s competitive cheer Division 2 Final. She soon will be adding another one to the collection.
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Southgate Anderson Seniors Key 3-Peat

Southgate Anderson Seniors Key 3-Peat
Saturday, March 1, 2014
When Southgate Anderson’s seniors were sophomores two years ago, they played huge roles in the Titans winning their first MHSAA competitive cheer championship. And because those sophomores already acted like seniors even then, coach Colette Norscia felt pretty c...
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Seniors Lead Winning Efforts in D4

Seniors Lead Winning Efforts in D4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Jonesville’s boys bowling team made it all the way to the championship match at the 2012 Division 4 Bowling Team Final before falling to Rogers City. The Comets pledged to return and win the school’s first MHSAA title in any sport.
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