Girls Lacrosse

 

Moment: Scoring Last, Cranes Finish 1st

Moment: Scoring Last, Cranes Finish 1st
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
East Grand Rapids had won five straight Division 2 girls lacrosse championships when it met Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in the Final for the third-straight season June 10, 2017. The victory wasn’t exactly “sudden” as the Cranes needed nearly ...
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Moment: 'Back-to-Back Mek' Paces Rams

Moment: 'Back-to-Back Mek' Paces Rams
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The Vander Molen sisters have been constants over Rockford’s record string of seven consecutive Division 1 girls lacrosse championships.  The 2016 Final was the last high school game for oldest sister Alexandra. And middle sister Mekenzie made sure her mento...
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Moment: Birmingham Keeps Coming Back

Moment: Birmingham Keeps Coming Back
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Eight times, Birmingham United’s girls lacrosse team had to come back against Hartland during the 2012 Division 1 Final. Finally, with eight seconds to play in overtime, Kathy Quigley put Birmingham ahead to stay.
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Moment: GRCC Nets Goal-fest Winner in OT

Moment: GRCC Nets Goal-fest Winner in OT
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Nearly a decade later, the 2011 Division 2 Final between Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart remains tied for the highest-scoring in the MHSAA’s 15-year girls lacrosse history. And Haley Brennan’s goal with 6.4 sec...
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Performance: EGR's Audrey Whiteside

Performance: EGR's Audrey Whiteside
Friday, June 14, 2019
Senior attack Audrey Whiteside had seven goals and three assists as East Grand Rapids regained the Division 2 championship Saturday with 22-7 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian, earning her the MHSAA “Performance of the Week.”  Whiteside finished this sp...
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Rockford 'Dynasty' Continues to Reign

Rockford 'Dynasty' Continues to Reign
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Rockford ran its Division 1 girls lacrosse championship streak to seven straight titles Saturday. The Rams got past Brighton 21-6, following up a similarly dominant 25-5 win over the Bulldogs in the Final a year ago.
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East Grand Rapids Begins New Reign

East Grand Rapids Begins New Reign
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Less than a minute into Saturday’s Division 2 Girls Lacrosse Final at Novi High School, East Grand Rapids began to assert its dominance against Bloomfield Hills Marian. And playing a flawless, turnover-free first half, the Pioneers piled up 18 goals on the way to...
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Preview: Finalists Take Familiar Road

Preview: Finalists Take Familiar Road
Friday, June 7, 2019
The favorites will be familiar and the challengers are on their way heading into Saturday’s Girls Lacrosse Finals at Novi High School. Division 1 top-ranked Rockford and Division 2 top-ranked East Grand Rapids have won a combined 12 MHSAA Finals titles, and even ...
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Be the Referee: Girls Lacrosse Self Start

Be the Referee: Girls Lacrosse Self Start
Thursday, May 23, 2019
This week, officials coordinator Sam Davis explains a rule change in girls lacrosse designed to smooth out starts and stops in game play.
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Cranbrook Emerges With 2nd-Half Surge

Cranbrook Emerges With 2nd-Half Surge
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Many of the players on the field to start the second half of Saturday’s Division 2 Girls Lacrosse Final had played major roles when Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood won its first championship in the sport a year ago. They weren’t about to settle for les...
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Rockford Adds 6th to Title Streak

Rockford Adds 6th to Title Streak
Saturday, June 9, 2018
As the rain lifted Saturday afternoon, a third consecutive group of Rockford seniors capped their high school girls lacrosse careers with a fourth straight Division 1 championship. And then some.
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Preview: Finals Loaded with Champions

Preview: Finals Loaded with Champions
Friday, June 8, 2018
A pair of past contenders are back and will attempt to take down the reigning champions at Saturday’s MHSAA Girls Lacrosse Finals at Grand Ledge High School. Brighton and Okemos have raised title trophies as well in the past, but will be seeking their first since...
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Performance: Cranbrook's Isabelle Scane

Performance: Cranbrook's Isabelle Scane
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Already Michigan’s all-time leading high school goal-scorer with a season to play, Isabelle Scane finished her junior year with seven goals – tying for second most in an MHSAA Final – as Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood won in sudden victory 17-16 ...
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Highlight Reel: 2017 Lacrosse Finals

Highlight Reel: 2017 Lacrosse Finals
Monday, June 12, 2017
For the first time in the history of the MHSAA Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday, all four finalists for both girls and boys from the previous year returned to square off in championship game rematches, with two teams continuing their winning ways.  Here are highlig...
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Rockford Completes Drive for 5 Straight

Rockford Completes Drive for 5 Straight
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Rockford girls lacrosse coach Mike Emery has built a dynasty in Division 1, and Saturday’s 17-7 championship victory at Brighton High School over Birmingham United made it five straight MHSAA titles for the program. Get ready for more.
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Comeback Cranes Suddenly Claim 1st Title

Comeback Cranes Suddenly Claim 1st Title
Saturday, June 10, 2017
For the third year in a row Saturday, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood stood in the way of East Grand Rapids winning a Division 2 lacrosse championship. Winners of five straight titles heading into this championship game, the Pioneers had beaten Cranbrook 8-6 in Ap...
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Preview: Girls Finalists Ready to Replay

Preview: Girls Finalists Ready to Replay
Thursday, June 8, 2017
There appears to be a pattern forming here.  For the second straight season, Rockford and East Grand Rapids from the west and Birmingham United and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood from the east will converge to decide the MHSAA girls lacrosse championships, t...
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Rockford Readying for Another Title Run

Rockford Readying for Another Title Run
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Rockford girls lacrosse coach Mike Emery wants his team to obtain experiences they will never forget. It’s the foundation of the program, and it has catapulted the Rams into a perennial state powerhouse over the past decade.
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Through the Years: Lacrosse 2005-2015

Through the Years: Lacrosse 2005-2015
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The MHSAA Girls and Boys Lacrosse Finals honored their 12th series of champions last month as four of the most successful programs in the sports' young histories added to their respective legacies. Today's "Through the Years" takes a look at some of the prevailing st...
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'Reloaded' EGR Plays to Familiar Result

'Reloaded' EGR Plays to Familiar Result
Saturday, June 11, 2016
This was supposed to be a season of transition for the East Grand Rapids girls lacrosse program. Gone were 12 seniors and seven starters from the team that last year won the program’s record fourth straight Division 2 championship.
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