Entries for 'Hanover-Horton'

Benzie Freshman, Hanover-Horton Reign

Benzie Freshman, Hanover-Horton Reign
Saturday, November 2, 2019
It’s been 26 years since a ninth-grader from a high school in the northwest portion of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula made MHSAA cross country history. Ryan Shay of Central Lake won the 1993 individual race at the Class D championships back when there were sepa...
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Preview: Set to Launch New Contenders

Preview: Set to Launch New Contenders
Friday, November 1, 2019
Four individual cross country champions who had won a combined seven MHSAA Finals titles finished their high school careers at Michigan International Speedway last year. That means there’s plenty of opportunities for the next wave of runners at this weekend&rsquo...
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Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win

Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian trailed Big Rapids by eight strokes Saturday, with time running out. Sensing his team needed a boost, both physically and mentally, fourth-year NorthPointe coach Erik Fahlen handed out Snickers bars to all five of his players with fou...
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Performance: Hanover-Horton's Judy Rector

Performance: Hanover-Horton's Judy Rector
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Hanover-Horton senior Judy Rector has returned from injury to become a two-time MHSAA Finals track champion, and she’s surged into her senior cross country season pacing among the state’s elite in that sport as well.  Rector ran a personal-record 18:07...
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Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93

Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93
Saturday, June 9, 2018
It was fitting that the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Boys Golf Finals took place on the same day as the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, because Hanover-Horton and Big Rapids had a photo finish. The two were tied after Friday’s first day at Fore...
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Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form

Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form
Thursday, June 7, 2018
This could be a weekend of coincidence as all four 2017 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals runners-up are in position to take the most challenging last step and become MHSAA champions. Keep an eye on Grosse Pointe South, Flint Powers Catholic, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids...
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Preview: Prepare for Close Finishes

Preview: Prepare for Close Finishes
Friday, June 1, 2018
Predicting the outcomes of MHSAA Track & Field Finals can be quite a leap.  But here's a semi-reliable forecast after hours of poring over the qualifiers for Saturday's seven boys meets: Expect plenty of close competition as a number of teams have the singular...
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Caro Star Repeats, but Comets Prevail

Caro Star Repeats, but Comets Prevail
Saturday, November 4, 2017
There’s more than one way to be a champion in a sport like cross country. Caro junior Yami Albrecht had already experienced becoming an individual title winner last year at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Final. It was obvious which championship would mean t...
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Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths

Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths
Thursday, November 2, 2017
If the projections are correct, two Michigan high school boys cross country teams will be celebrating MHSAA championships for the first time this weekend. Chelsea and Hanover-Horton are the top-ranked teams in their divisions, and both are seeking to win Finals titles ...
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Preview: Expect the Unexpected

Preview: Expect the Unexpected
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Few MHSAA tournaments are tougher to analyze and predict than the Girls and Boys Bowling Finals. The top scorers from last weekend’s Regionals included a number of unranked teams, and two of the No. 1-ranked lineups at the start of the postseason didn’t qua...
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Preview: Time to Take Next Steps

Preview: Time to Take Next Steps
Friday, November 6, 2015
Runners-up from 2014 are poised to make moves at Saturday’s MHSAA Boys Cross Country Finals at Michigan International Speedway.  Fremont, Lansing Catholic and Saugatuck all finished second in their respective races last season – but were ranked No. 1 i...
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Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian and Flint Beecher advanced to the MHSAA Class C Boys Basketball Final with Semifinal wins Thursday at the Breslin Center.
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Beecher Back in Breslin Center Form

Beecher Back in Breslin Center Form
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Few high school teams have made a home of Michigan State University’s Breslin Center like Flint Beecher over the last decade.  That’s what made last season’s just-miss of MHSAA Finals weekend so unsettling. And Beecher seemed to take out all of ...
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Class C-D Preview: Wait Over for Contenders

Class C-D Preview: Wait Over for Contenders
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The majority of teams playing in this weekend’s Class C and D Semifinals have been waiting decades for this opportunity. Six are seeking their first MHSAA titles. Three are playing for their first Finals berths, and two hope to appear in championship games for th...
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D4 Filled with Pin Falling, History Making

D4 Filled with Pin Falling, History Making
Saturday, March 7, 2015
St. Charles' Kyle Tuttle on Saturday became only the second bowler in MHSAA competition to win back-to-back singles championships by edging Bad Axe junior Ethan Sobczak by one pin, 379-378, in the Division 4 title match.  And Hanover-Horton junior Emma Davis made ...
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Finals Dreams Come True for D4 Winners

Finals Dreams Come True for D4 Winners
Friday, March 6, 2015
St. Louis senior Riley Smith ended her first and only season of varsity bowling with an MHSAA Division 4 Finals championship and a smile as wide as Lane 52 at Royal Scot Bowl. Sophomore Zach White, meanwhile, helped Hanover-Horton complete its ‘dream’ seaso...
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Preview: Last Run for Senior Standouts

Preview: Last Run for Senior Standouts
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Cross Country frequently sees the same top programs show best when championships are decided at the annual MHSAA Finals at Michigan International Speedway. But the return of all four individual champions from a previous season is certainly rare – and could make S...
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Preview: Champs, Now Challengers Again

Preview: Champs, Now Challengers Again
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Last season’s Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals ended up among the most predictable in recent memory – Battle Creek Lakeview, Lansing Catholic and Kalamazoo Hackett all entered ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions, and all emerged as champions. Will th...
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Finals Preview: No. 1s Eye Return to Top

Finals Preview: No. 1s Eye Return to Top
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Battle Creek Lakeview, East Lansing, Lansing Catholic and Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central all have rich traditions in boys golf. They're also the teams ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the coaches association heading into this weekend's MHSAA Lower Penin...
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