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#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals
Thursday, November 22, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at more 2008 championship highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, this time in girls volleyball and swimming & diving.
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'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win

'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win
Saturday, November 17, 2018
In his more than two decades as the face of the Rochester Adams swimming & diving program, Tim Hickey has seen his share of great swimmers in his school’s pool, including former Olympian Peter Vanderkaay.  But Vanderkaay and those other standout swimmers...
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East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22

East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The more things change for the East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team, the more they remain the same. After graduating a large and talented senior class that led East to the 2017 Lower Peninsula Division 2 championship, the Pioneers moved back into Division...
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On Last Race's Last Leg, Mercy Pulls Thru

On Last Race's Last Leg, Mercy Pulls Thru
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The look on the faces of Farmington Hills Mercy’s 200-yard medley relay team pretty much said it all. And what was not said with facial expressions was very clearly communicated by the Marlins’ coaches as the opening race ended.
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Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told

Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told
Thursday, November 15, 2018
This season’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals all have fascinating storylines – and all three are vastly different entering the weekend. In Division 1, in what might be a first, every individual champion is back from 2017 – and last...
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Tested West Ottawa Prepped for Finals

Tested West Ottawa Prepped for Finals
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The West Ottawa girls swimming & diving team always is prepared when postseason time comes around. The rigors of competing in a competitive Ottawa-Kent Conference Red have their benefits.
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Dow's Newman Right at Home in Water

Dow's Newman Right at Home in Water
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Claire Newman described her younger self as “a complete amphibian,” and not much has changed as she goes through her teenage years. “I’ve just always felt at home in the water,” the Midland Dow junior said. “It helps me work out my s...
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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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'Powerhouse' Gladstone Girls Take Back Title

'Powerhouse' Gladstone Girls Take Back Title
Sunday, February 18, 2018
It takes a team effort to win an Upper Peninsula swimming & diving title, and that was definitely true for the Gladstone girls team Saturday. The Braves were facing some stiff competition from Marquette and reigning champion Houghton. But Gladstone got a record-bre...
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Performance: Harrison's Ashley Turak

Performance: Harrison's Ashley Turak
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Junior Ashley Turak led the Farmington/Harrison co-op swimming & diving team to a third-place finish at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals on Saturday, winning two individual events and helping two championship relays to earn the Michigan Army National Guar...
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For Emerging Cranbrook, Time is Now

For Emerging Cranbrook, Time is Now
Sunday, November 19, 2017
A young team with a promising future became an MHSAA champion Saturday at the Michael H. Jones Natatorium at Eastern Michigan University. The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood girls swimming & diving team, led by four freshmen, a sophomore and three juniors, sto...
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Pioneers' Title 21 Comes with EGR 1st

Pioneers' Title 21 Comes with EGR 1st
Saturday, November 18, 2017
During his career as head coach of the East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team, Butch Briggs has led the Pioneers to 21 MHSAA Finals championships.  Briggs and his Pioneers brought home number 21 from the Holland Aquatic Center on Saturday, and it happe...
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Team Effort Earns Mercy Team Title

Team Effort Earns Mercy Team Title
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Farmington Hills Mercy certainly perfected the notion during Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals that you don’t have to win events to become a swimming & diving champion. The Marlins didn’t have an individual finish first in any eve...
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Preview: Anticipating a Few New Orders

Preview: Anticipating a Few New Orders
Thursday, November 16, 2017
A change in division by one state power could change things up significantly at two of this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals. Regular favorites are expected to contend again in Division 1 after Rockford emerged to claim its first title...
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Great Clips of the Week: 10/26/17

Great Clips of the Week: 10/26/17
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Here’s a look at our first edition – first from Friday’s East Grand Rapids football win over Grand Rapids South Christian, followed by a swimming relay finish decided by a sliver of a second between Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern and Jeniso...
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Rising Harper Creek Reaping Rewards

Rising Harper Creek Reaping Rewards
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
With a reward dangling in front of them, the Harper Creek swimmers had extra motivation at the All-City Girls Swimming & Diving Meet two weeks ago. They turned in one of their best performances of the season and captured the title for the first time in school histo...
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#TBT: Pioneer Blazes Another Pool Path

#TBT: Pioneer Blazes Another Pool Path
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Few if any Michigan high school sports have seen the bar continue to rise and records continue to fall like swimming & diving since the turn of this century. But as winning times continue to rev faster and faster, the 2002 Ann Arbor Pioneer girls team continues to ...
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Close Finish Goes to Houghton Girls

Close Finish Goes to Houghton Girls
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Sometimes just one event can make the difference between a happy experience and a devastating one. And that’s what happened at the girls Upper Peninsula Swimming & Diving Finals on Saturday.
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Rockford Rises to Edge East-Side Powers

Rockford Rises to Edge East-Side Powers
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Those who follow high schools swimming & diving closely can appreciate even more what Rockford accomplished this fall. The Rams won their first MHSAA team championship, a big deal on its own. But there's more to consider. 
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Seaholm Finds Next Gear After Fast Start

Seaholm Finds Next Gear After Fast Start
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Four events into the preliminaries Friday, Birmingham Seaholm girls swimming coach Karl Hodgson knew something special was brewing. On Saturday, his pot boiled over as the Maples won the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 championship at Michael H. Jones Natatorium on th...
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