Entries for June 2019

Millington Run Unprecedented, Unforgettable

Millington Run Unprecedented, Unforgettable
Thursday, June 27, 2019
When they were younger, “they weren’t the best,” Millington softball coach Greg Hudie admitted Thursday in recalling the group that became the core of his varsity the last four seasons. But these Cardinals made themselves into so much more. While all ...
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'I Wouldn't Have Done it Any Other Way'

'I Wouldn't Have Done it Any Other Way'
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Gray Raymond would like to believe every high school golfer would’ve made the same call as he did on the final hole of his Regional this spring. And he hopes those who wouldn’t might hear about his story and reconsider next time they have the opportunity. &...
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Aggies' Hodgson Climbs Career Record Lists

Aggies' Hodgson Climbs Career Record Lists
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Dansville senior Caleb Hodgson completed one of the most statistically-stacked careers in state history this winter among the leading rebounders and shot blockers in MHSAA history. See the numbers he piled up and check out more recent record book additions in...
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West Michigan Mourns Longtime Mentor

West Michigan Mourns Longtime Mentor
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
As quickly as June has come to an end, summer soon will give way to another highly-anticipated football season in the Grand Rapids area – but also one that undoubtedly will feel like someone is missing for the many officials who learned from Carl Paganelli. The l...
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Friends' Celebration 1 for the Scrapbook

Friends' Celebration 1 for the Scrapbook
Monday, June 24, 2019
A photo of Grand Rapids Catholic Central catcher Luke Passinault embracing relief pitcher Joe Collins after the Cougars’ 3-2 win June 13 at McLane Stadium was not unlike many celebrating the thrill of victory during the final sports weekend of the 2018-19 school y...
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Bush Honorees' Impacts Can't Be Missed

Bush Honorees' Impacts Can't Be Missed
Monday, June 24, 2019
Detroit’s Vic Michaels, Novi’s Brian Gordon, Bronson’s Jean LaClair and Portland’s Kevin Veale all have impacted high school students as teachers, coaches and administrators over decades in their respectively communities.
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Flint's Phillips Named NHL 'Community Hero'

Flint's Phillips Named NHL 'Community Hero'
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Rico Phillips had convinced himself before Wednesday night’s NHL Awards that he wasn’t going to win the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award.  It was the easiest way to kill nerves that went along with having to speak in front of a room filled with ...
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Performance: Summerfield's Derek Clark

Performance: Summerfield's Derek Clark
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Petersburg Summerfield closed one of the most dominating runs in MHSAA Baseball Tournament history with their first championship Saturday, and junior Derek Clark turned in a performance to match.  The pitcher/centerfielder threw a four-hit shutout in the 9-0 Divis...
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2018-19 Parade of Champions

2018-19 Parade of Champions
Thursday, June 20, 2019
A total of 105 schools won one or more of the 128 Michigan High School Athletic Association team championships awarded during 2018-19, with two teams earning the first Finals championship in any sport in their schools’ histories. Ypsilanti Lincoln celebrated its ...
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Reaching Higher Returns, Expands

Reaching Higher Returns, Expands
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for their 10th year June 23 at Milford High School in Highland Township, and for the first time volleyball players will take part in the Reaching Higher experien...
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Full Team Effort Helps Gladstone Go Distance

Full Team Effort Helps Gladstone Go Distance
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
With Gladstone’s boys track & field team set to begin competition two months ago, longtime coach Gary Whitmer described his team in a local newspaper preview as a mystery. There were signs it could be a special spring.
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Great Clip of the Week: Rice Lacrosse

Great Clip of the Week: Rice Lacrosse
Monday, June 17, 2019
This final edition for 2018-19 of “Clip of the Week” features Justin Glod's last-second game-winning goal for Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice in its Division 1 Boys Lacrosse Final against Detroit Catholic Central.
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2019-20 Officials Registration Underway

2019-20 Officials Registration Underway
Monday, June 17, 2019
The MHSAA is accepting registrations online or by mail for game officials for the 2019-20 school year.
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Summerfield Brings Historic End to Spring

Summerfield Brings Historic End to Spring
Saturday, June 15, 2019
For a program that had never been to a Semifinal prior to this year, Petersburg Summerfield looked awfully comfortable at McLane Stadium.  The Bulldogs were unfazed by the pressure of playing for their first championship at Michigan State University and capped off...
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Softball Brings Home Millington's 1st Title

Softball Brings Home Millington's 1st Title
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Runner-up a year ago – and seeking the first team championship in any sport in school history – Millington made sure it would be heading home with a softball title Saturday. The Cardinals dominated Schoolcraft from the start of an 8-0 victory in the MHSAA D...
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New Novi Champion Goes Even Bigger

New Novi Champion Goes Even Bigger
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Scoring goals in a championship game is never easy. But Novi sure made it look that way in Saturday’s Division 1 title game at DeMartin Stadium. The Wildcats had four players score at least once – including senior Jessie Bandyk, who netted two – and c...
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Homer Ends Spring with Title Celebration

Homer Ends Spring with Title Celebration
Saturday, June 15, 2019
After a postseason full of winning, the players on the Homer baseball team have become dogpile veterans.  So after the Trojans defeated Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 4-0 on Saturday in the MHSAA Division 3 Final, a small game of “I’m not going...
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USA Triumphs with Pitching, Fielding Gems

USA Triumphs with Pitching, Fielding Gems
Saturday, June 15, 2019
What a way to win a championship. In a top-play moment, Unionville-Sebewaing turned a triple play in the seventh inning to secure a 3-1 victory over Kalamazoo Christian in the Division 4 softball championship game at Michigan State’s Secchia Stadium.
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Shrine Makes Best of 'Promising' Spring

Shrine Makes Best of 'Promising' Spring
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Royal Oak Shrine Catholic girls soccer coach Mark Soma knew when he made a promise to Chloe Woodbeck, he’d have to do his best to keep it. On Saturday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium, the coach made good on his assurance to his Purdue-bound senior.
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St Mary's Completes Championship Climb

St Mary's Completes Championship Climb
Saturday, June 15, 2019
By the time the final weekend of the baseball season came around, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s was a juggernaut.  The young but incredibly talented Eaglets showed that by defeating their final two opponents by a combined score of 18-1, including an 8-1 victory Sa...
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