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Top-Ranked Rangers Finish Run to #1

Top-Ranked Rangers Finish Run to #1
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central girls soccer coach Jeremy Stacy technically had an MHSAA championship on his coaching resume before Saturday, but he wasn’t there that day to experience it. In his first year leading the Rangers’ program back in 2008, Stacy...
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Pilgrims Convert, Claim Elusive Soccer Prize

Pilgrims Convert, Claim Elusive Soccer Prize
Saturday, June 17, 2017
About three weeks ago, Lansing Christian girls soccer coach Joel Vande Kopple said junior goalkeeper Lynn Cullens came to him at practice with what couldn’t have been classified as uplifting words. “She says, ‘Coach, we are not going to win a state ch...
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Marian Rallies, Achieves Perfection

Marian Rallies, Achieves Perfection
Friday, June 16, 2017
The last time Bloomfield Hills Marian was in the Division 2 girls soccer championship game in 2014, Ellie Deconinck as a freshman scored its lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Richland Gull Lake. Now a senior who made a return trip with Marian to Williamston for the 2017 title...
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Powers Learns, Returns, Wins D3 Title

Powers Learns, Returns, Wins D3 Title
Friday, June 16, 2017
Kennedy Myers didn’t want to forget the images, even if they were still like piercing wounds. A sophomore forward for the Flint Powers Catholic girls soccer team, Myers had flashbacks of last year’s Division 3 title game loss to Hudsonville Unity Christian ...
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Preview: Number 1s Aim to Finish on Top

Preview: Number 1s Aim to Finish on Top
Thursday, June 15, 2017
The top-ranked teams in all four divisions have made good on those expectations as we turn to the final two days of the 2017 girls soccer season.  Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central in Division 1, Bloomfield Hills Marian in Division 2, Flint Powers Catholic in Divi...
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Mona Shores Sails Through Historic Run

Mona Shores Sails Through Historic Run
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The end is never easy, especially when it’s a team’s first taste of defeat – and especially when it appeared, for almost three quarters of the game, that a monumental upset was in the works. There were plenty of tears Tuesday as Muskegon Mona Shores s...
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Middleville T-K Aims to Make Playoff Splash

Middleville T-K Aims to Make Playoff Splash
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
When talking about perennial girls soccer powerhouses in the Grand Rapids area, Middleville Thornapple Kellogg might not be the first that comes to mind. However, the rural school located south of the big city is beginning to make a name for itself on the pitch.
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Yunke Shares Soccer Across States, Seasons

Yunke Shares Soccer Across States, Seasons
Monday, April 24, 2017
When it is spring, Dennis Yunke can be found coaching girls soccer in Bangor. But in the fall, he spends three months in Minnesota as the Mankato West High School assistant varsity and head junior varsity coach.
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Through the Years: Girls Soccer 1983-2015

Through the Years: Girls Soccer 1983-2015
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Girls soccer has experienced its share of powerhouse programs over the last three decades, with teams winning three or more consecutive MHSAA championships eight times.  But a number of schools have been in the mix, both as champs and Finals hosts, as the sport ce...
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Notre Dame Prep Caps Year of Memories

Notre Dame Prep Caps Year of Memories
Friday, July 1, 2016
So many details of Pontiac Notre Dame Prep’s first girls soccer championship run were memorable this spring, it’s sure to not be quickly forgotten in a community that’s had its share of sports success over the years.
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Fairy-tale Finish Fits Notre Dame Prep Fine

Fairy-tale Finish Fits Notre Dame Prep Fine
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep senior midfielder Rosella LoChirco called her team’s victory Saturday in the MHSAA Division 2 girls soccer championship game “a Cinderella story.” It’s doubtful that Cinderella would put up any sort of dispute.
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Unity Shuts Down Powers, Adds to Streak

Unity Shuts Down Powers, Adds to Streak
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Hudsonville Unity Christian junior goalkeeper Emily Ponstein had both arms around the championship trophy and clutched it to her chest. Ponstein wasn’t going to let go of the trophy, much like she didn’t let go of any ball that was sent in her direction S...
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Plenty to Celebrate for Stoney Creek

Plenty to Celebrate for Stoney Creek
Friday, June 17, 2016
Happy Birthday, Emily Solek. Happy first championship, Rochester Hills Stoney Creek. Friday surely will be a milestone day to remember for the lone scorer in this season’s MHSAA Division 1 Final – and also for teammates who with her earned the program&rsqu...
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Liggett Shoots, Scores first Title since 2005

Liggett Shoots, Scores first Title since 2005
Friday, June 17, 2016
Although his team found itself in an unfamiliar situation Friday afternoon, David Dwaihy had an idea how at least the first part might play out. As Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett readied for its first tie-breaker shootout of this spring – and in the seas...
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Preview: 4 More Seek to Join Champs List

Preview: 4 More Seek to Join Champs List
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Half of the teams playing in MHSAA Girls Soccer Finals on Friday or Saturday will be seeking their first championships. One, Montrose, will be playing in a championship game for the first time. And at least one of those four finales, in Division 2, will see some team ...
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Elk Rapids Avenges, Adds to Perfection

Elk Rapids Avenges, Adds to Perfection
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
For the seniors, Elk Rapids’ 8-0 District championship win over Leland on Saturday was overdue. “Three years overdue,” senior outside midfielder Nicole Hill said.
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Performance: Birch Run's Kalyn Breckenridge

Performance: Birch Run's Kalyn Breckenridge
Monday, May 23, 2016
Shutting down opponents has become the norm for Birch Run and third-year goalkeeper Kalyn Breckenridge, who had 29 shutouts in goal heading into this season – and has since added 16 more to tie her previous single-season shutout record set in 2015. Birch Run&rsqu...
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Leland Star Reaches Goals, Scores Record

Leland Star Reaches Goals, Scores Record
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Joe Burda pauses when asked if there’s one moment that sums up his senior standout, Libby Munoz. “Well,” the Leland soccer coach said after a few seconds, “there’s been 205 moments so far.”
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Undefeated, Motivated Linden Answers

Undefeated, Motivated Linden Answers
Thursday, May 5, 2016
All they could do was watch from afar and torture themselves with one nagging question: What if? What if, Linden's girls' soccer players wondered, they had gotten past neighboring rival Fenton in the District championship game last season? Would that have been Linden, ...
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Gull Lakes Builds on Variety of Experiences

Gull Lakes Builds on Variety of Experiences
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Military training is not the usual workout for the Richland Gull Lake soccer team. But that was just one of the girls’ team-building exercises this month to prepare for their run at a fourth consecutive MHSAA Division 2 title.
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