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Bos Buzzes to Repeat as D2 Champion

Bos Buzzes to Repeat as D2 Champion
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Julia Bos of Grand Rapids Christian seems to answer more questions about the style of her running, rather than the substance. It's impossible to argue with the results. On Saturday, she won her second straight MHSAA Division 2 individual championship.
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Maples Win First Title, Finn Wins Second

Maples Win First Title, Finn Wins Second
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The level of competition made its first MHSAA cross country championship even sweeter for Birmingham Seaholm. Seaholm, Grosse Pointe South and Saline took turns beating each other this season, setting up a three-way showdown for the Lower Peninsula Division 1 girls c...
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Mora Caps Career with D2 Title

Mora Caps Career with D2 Title
Saturday, November 3, 2012
When it was time to make a move, Connor Mora had no idea how it would play out. All he knew was he wanted to finish his last high school cross country race with no regrets.
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Patterson Makes Move From 6th to 1st

Patterson Makes Move From 6th to 1st
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Gina Patterson of Macomb Lutheran North was one of the favorites to win the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 cross country championship, based on her performance last season. She may have been the only person who didn’t view herself as one of the runners to be...
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Raymond Never Looks Back in D3 Final

Raymond Never Looks Back in D3 Final
Saturday, November 3, 2012
When Nick Raymond found himself leading the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 cross country race Saturday at Michigan International Speedway, he didn’t freak out. He was right where he expected to be.
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Greenhills Succeeds in Drive for 5

Greenhills Succeeds in Drive for 5
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Coach Eric Gajar knew his Ann Arbor Greenhills team needed just one win on the second day of competition to clinch its fifth consecutive MHSAA Lower Peninsula title, but that was one fact he tried to keep from his players. “We didn’t tell those guys that, b...
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Shores Core 4 wins Fourth MHSAA Title

Shores Core 4 wins Fourth MHSAA Title
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Repeating was the theme of the weekend at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Girls Golf Final. Not only was Muskegon Mona Shores looking for a fourth straight team championship, but Okemos junior Elle Nichols had her sights set on repeating as the individual medalist...
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Cougars' Third Title 'A Lot More Special'

Cougars' Third Title 'A Lot More Special'
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The last two seasons, Lansing Catholic cruised to MHSAA Finals wins of 38 and 63 strokes, respectively. In 2010, the Cougars placed all five players among the top eight individuals, and last year they put four among the top 10. But only three of those high placers rem...
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Plymouth Celebrates School's First Girls Title

Plymouth Celebrates School's First Girls Title
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Kelsey Murphy knew Saturday afternoon who she’d call first after the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Final – her grandmother Erma Murphy, who introduced her to golf when she was 12. The Plymouth senior just wasn’t sure which bit of history-making ne...
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DCDS Claims D3 in Record-Tying Fashion

DCDS Claims D3 in Record-Tying Fashion
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Max Fliegner served up a memorable first experience with high school tennis. One of the nation's top young players helped Detroit Country Day repeat as MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 champion on Saturday, winning his No. 1 singles flight to lead a Yellow Jackets do...
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Forest Hills Eastern Rises at D3 Final

Forest Hills Eastern Rises at D3 Final
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The pain in Kelsey Sands’ shoulder Saturday morning had her thinking she would not be playing in the final round of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 golf tournament. Sands not only teed it up, her huge improvement from Friday’s first round typified her ...
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It's Huron Again at Division 1 Tennis Final

It's Huron Again at Division 1 Tennis Final
Saturday, October 20, 2012
For Ann Arbor Huron, some of the faces were new. But the end result was the same at Saturday’s MHSAA Division 1 Tennis Final. The River Rats reached finals in six of eight flights and won three flight championships en route to compiling 33 points and claiming t...
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Dow Dynasty Continues at Division 2 Final

Dow Dynasty Continues at Division 2 Final
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Mark Gorte did more this fall than just help Midland Dow capture a fourth straight MHSAA Lower Peninsula tennis championship. He made some lifelong friendships that despite winning an MHSAA title made it tough to see this fall come to an end.
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10 to Remember from 2011-12

10 to Remember from 2011-12
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Second Half's mission in this, its first school year, was to tell the best stories behind the scores and highlights of MHSAA competition. Of course, every score and especially every championship has a story behind it. The MHSAA awarded 127 team and many more individua...
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Follow the 2011-12 Parade of Champions

Follow the 2011-12 Parade of Champions
Thursday, June 28, 2012
A total of 97 schools won one or more of the 127 team Finals championships awarded by the Michigan High School Athletic Association during the 2011-12 school year. Four schools – Grosse Pointe South, Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice, Marquette and Houghton – ...
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D3 Soccer Final: Title Crusade Compete

D3 Soccer Final: Title Crusade Compete
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Flint Powers Catholic attacked Hudsonville Unity Christian’s defense Saturday with a physicality and aggression the Crusaders had not seen this spring in assembling one of the best defensive seasons in MHSAA history. But winning in June has been Unity Christian&r...
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Golf Finals: Aces Abound

Golf Finals: Aces Abound
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice and Cranbrook-Kingswood, Jackson Lumen Christi and Lake Leelanau St. Mary claimed MHSAA golf championships Saturday. Read on for run-downs of each division's tournament and links to full results.
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D1 Soccer Final: Chieftains and Champions

D1 Soccer Final: Chieftains and Champions
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Okemos’ multiple offensive standouts have made it one of the best teams in Michigan all spring and one of the highest ranked in Division 1, coming into the MHSAA tournament No. 2 in the state coaches poll. But senior goalkeeper Molly O’Connor also had a big...
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D4 Soccer Final: Squires Net First MHSAA Title

D4 Soccer Final: Squires Net First MHSAA Title
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Grandville Calvin Christian senior Katie Klunder finished her high school career Saturday as one of the top scorers in state history. And more importantly, as a champion.
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D3 Baseball Final: Ventures Victorious Again

D3 Baseball Final: Ventures Victorious Again
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Brett Sunde’s only official at bat of the Division 3 Final came in the first inning. But with one swing, Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s senior catcher got his team rolling on its second straight MHSAA championship.
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