Entries for February 2018

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids. But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...
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Trombley Aims to Make More Mat History

Trombley Aims to Make More Mat History
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Typically, distractions in sports are seen as a bad thing. For Lake Fenton senior wrestler Jarrett Trombley, however, setting the goal of breaking the state’s single-season takedown record was the perfect distraction to keep his mind off chasing a fourth stra...
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/28/18

Today in the MHSAA: 2/28/18
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Hockey contenders in Divisions 2 and 3 began to separate on a Tuesday night filled with exciting Pre-Regional finishes and boys basketball conference title celebrations. 
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MHSAA TV Marches On The Mats

MHSAA TV Marches On The Mats
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Another big weekend of MHSAA Championships take place on Friday and Saturday (March 2-3) on MHSAA.tv, as March Magic marches onto the Individual Wrestling and Girls Competitive Cheer mats.
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/18

Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/18
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
A record-tying performance in boys skiing tops a Monday list full of headliners as Girls Basketball Districts and Hockey Pre-Regionals joined Skiing Finals among the tournament action. 
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The Fourth Option

The Fourth Option
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The transfer/residency rule is a legally and historically tested but still imperfect tool to control athletic-motivated transfers and other abuses. 
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Houghton-Hancock Wins Close D2 Race

Houghton-Hancock Wins Close D2 Race
Monday, February 26, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep thought it had won the program's first MHSAA skiing championship since 2006. Instead, Houghton-Hancock roared back to take its second crown in program history and first since 2010.
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Petoskey Boys Go 8 Straight to Tie Record

Petoskey Boys Go 8 Straight to Tie Record
Monday, February 26, 2018
Ethan Siegwart knows nothing but winning MHSAA Finals championships. The Petoskey senior saw that through to its conclusion Monday, leading the Northmen to the school's eighth consecutive Division 2 crown at Schuss Mountain.
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Slalom Strong Redettes Extend Title Run

Slalom Strong Redettes Extend Title Run
Monday, February 26, 2018
The Marquette girls ski team looks as if it is about to produce another dynasty like it did during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Marquette won six MHSAA Finals titles from 1999-2004, and it is halfway to matching that total after winning its third straight Division 1...
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Neither Sun Nor Slush Slows Marquette

Neither Sun Nor Slush Slows Marquette
Monday, February 26, 2018
Nothing else has stopped the Marquette boys ski team from dominating the state the past five years So Mother Nature did its best Monday at the MHSAA Division 1 Finals.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12
Monday, February 26, 2018
Soon we’ll be celebrating District, Regional and Finals champions in boys basketball. But as we roll into the final week of this regular season, we’ve got a few more memorable stories to tell.
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/26/18

Today in the MHSAA: 2/26/18
Monday, February 26, 2018
The Team Wrestling Finals hosted for the first time at Wings Events Center tops our weekend list, but is followed closely by upsets in competitive cheer and boys swimming & diving.
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Countdown to Calvin: District Preview

Countdown to Calvin: District Preview
Monday, February 26, 2018
Over the next three weeks, 700 Michigan high school girls basketball teams will play to become one of four to hoist trophies as 2017-18 MHSAA champions. The first steps toward achieving that ultimate goal will come at District tournaments tipping off tonight all over o...
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DCC 'Vikings' Dominate in D1 Repeat

DCC 'Vikings' Dominate in D1 Repeat
Saturday, February 24, 2018
They are called the Shamrocks, but for this wrestling season a more appropriate nickname would be Vikings. The Detroit Catholic Central wrestling team not only won the Division 1 team championship this season, it dominated everything that got in its way in the state of...
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Hudson Holds On To Top Spot in D4

Hudson Holds On To Top Spot in D4
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Life isn't always easy on top. The Hudson wrestling team found that out this year. The reigning Division 4 champion had to deal with a few no-shows, as well as some tough injuries. But in the end, the Tigers were able to overcome and win their seventh MHSAA title.
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Lowell 'Mighty' Again in 5th Straight Title Win

Lowell 'Mighty' Again in 5th Straight Title Win
Saturday, February 24, 2018
They begin their wrestling careers as little wrestlers in superhero costumes.  A little over a decade later they are dressed in the wrestling singlet of the Lowell Red Arrows and making wrestling history in the state of Michigan.
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Dundee 'Team X' Takes Back D3

Dundee 'Team X' Takes Back D3
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Brandon Whitman and the Dundee wrestling team quickly changed into Team X T-shirts as the clock wound down Saturday night on the MHSAA Division 3 Team Wrestling Final at Wings Event Center. The shirts were in honor of the Vikings' 10th team title won in the program's i...
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Performance: Sault Ste Marie's Aliah Robertson

Performance: Sault Ste Marie's Aliah Robertson
Friday, February 23, 2018
At her first Upper Peninsula Finals on Saturday, Sault Ste. Marie freshman Aliah Robertson didn’t just break two records – she “obliterated” them.  Robertson swam the 100-yard butterfly in 59.27 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.31, ...
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Record-Chasing Pittsford Again 20-0

Record-Chasing Pittsford Again 20-0
Friday, February 23, 2018
Chris Hodos is up for a challenge. In fact, he and his Pittsford girls basketball have been preparing for it for weeks. The Wildcats on Thursday completed their fourth consecutive 20-0 regular season. Overall, they have won 75 consecutive games, just three shy of the M...
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/18

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/18
Friday, February 23, 2018
Michigan's best in girls basketball, skiing and hockey continued to put finishing touches on the regular season Thursday on the eve of MHSAA tournament competition in all three sports next week.
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