Entries for 'Alma'

D3 Preview: New Contenders Aim to Rise

D3 Preview: New Contenders Aim to Rise
Friday, March 1, 2019
For five straight seasons, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep has finished first and Richmond second at the Division 3 Competitive Cheer Finals at Grand Rapids Delta Plex. Over the past two weekends, they’ve faced off twice again – the Fighting Irish winning the Distr...
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Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs

Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Seven reigning team champions and five singles title winners are returning for this weekend’s MHSAA Girls & Boys Bowling Finals. But this sport annually seems to allow for a higher degree of the unexpected at this highest level of competition – so expec...
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D3 Preview: Ready to Make More History

D3 Preview: Ready to Make More History
Thursday, February 28, 2019
The 2018 Division 3 Individual Wrestling Finals gave fans arguably the highlights of the day at Ford Field, with a pair of four-time champions joining a legendary group. Those are pretty tough acts to follow, of course. But this season’s contenders have opportuni...
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D3 Preview: Spoilers Look to Advance

D3 Preview: Spoilers Look to Advance
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Dundee and Richmond have met in seven of the last nine Division 3 Wrestling Finals, and it’s hardly a shock they are the top-seeded teams heading into this weekend at Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center. But there are potential spoilers waiting.
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Whitman, Trombley Join 4-Time Legends

Whitman, Trombley Join 4-Time Legends
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Brandon Whitman and Jarrett Trombley will both be headed to the state of North Carolina this fall. Before leaving, however, they put on one more show Saturday night for wrestling fans at the MHSAA Individual Championships.
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Alma, Jonesville Add to Trophy Count

Alma, Jonesville Add to Trophy Count
Friday, March 2, 2018
Alma girls bowling coach Ken Shunk is going out on top.  The 11-year coach decided before the season that this one would be his last, and his team made the most of it.
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Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance

Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance
Thursday, March 1, 2018
On one hand heading into this weekend’s MHSAA Bowling Finals, we have the Flint Kearsley girls – winners of five of the last six Division 2 titles and top-ranked again.  On the other, we’re guaranteed at least three new team champions Friday &nda...
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D3 Preview: Rivals Seeded to Meet Again

D3 Preview: Rivals Seeded to Meet Again
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Dundee and Richmond have met in six of the last eight Division 3 Team Finals, but none carried as much anticipation as this weekend’s possible rematch is building. Richmond claimed last season’s MHSAA title on a tie-breaker after the teams tied 28-28, and t...
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Dunn Finishes Among Scoring Leaders

Dunn Finishes Among Scoring Leaders
Monday, April 24, 2017
Blake Dunn is one of the finest all-around athletes in Michigan, a four-sport star for Saugatuck who will go on to play baseball at Western Michigan University this fall. But his most notable accomplishments may have come on the football field, and his name appears 19 ...
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SAC Sounds Off on School Sports

SAC Sounds Off on School Sports
Friday, February 17, 2017
During a school year in which much of the focus is on, and coming from, student-athletes in Michigan and around the country, what better stage is there on which to showcase the MHSAA Student Advisory Council? Click below for thoughts and opinions from various SAC membe...
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Preview: Champs Return for More

Preview: Champs Return for More
Thursday, November 17, 2016
A total of 17 past MHSAA individual champions will lead the charge into this weekend's Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals, which begin with preliminaries at noon today.  Among those reigning winners, 10 seniors are hoping to finish by climbing the ...
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3 SBP Schools Receive DSBA Grants

3 SBP Schools Receive DSBA Grants
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Three members of the MHSAA’s School Broadcast Program have been named recipients of grants from the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association to purchase equipment for their broadcasting programs.
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Alma Champ Beating Cancer as well

Alma Champ Beating Cancer as well
Monday, August 22, 2016
MHSAA champion swimmer Evelyn VanDeMark of Alma is back to training normally in the swimming pool after surgery and treatment for a rare form of cancer found in the joints of the arm, neck or leg called synovial sarcoma that was discovered in February. “It’...
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Class of '18 SAC Members Announced

Class of '18 SAC Members Announced
Monday, May 2, 2016
Eight student-athletes who will be juniors at their schools during the 2016-17 academic year have been selected to serve two-year terms on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Student Advisory Council.
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Alma, Swan Valley Rise, Surprise in D3

Alma, Swan Valley Rise, Surprise in D3
Friday, March 4, 2016
The Alma girls and Saginaw Swan Valley boys teams had plenty in common Friday when each won its first MHSAA Division 3 championship in bowling at Airport Lanes. Each was making its first appearance in an MHSAA Final since 2008, and neither came in as a strong favorite ...
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2015 Bush Awards Honor 4 Veteran ADs

2015 Bush Awards Honor 4 Veteran ADs
Monday, June 8, 2015
Four athletic directors with a combined 103 years of service to high school athletes – Kalamazoo Hackett’s Michael Garvey, Livonia Churchill’s Marc Hage, Pewamo-Westphalia’s Barry Hobrla and Saginaw Heritage’s Peter Ryan – have been n...
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Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3

Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Fremont junior Sam Brandt’s opponent in the MHSAA singles bowling championship match Saturday seemingly had a hometown advantage.  However, despite living 150 miles away, Brandt feels right at home and has had plenty of success at Airport Lanes in Jackson, ...
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