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4-Time Title Winner Headlines #1 Finals

4-Time Title Winner Headlines #1 Finals
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
When he got to the court at Portland High School, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett senior William Cooksey discovered a realization: He was about to end his storied high school career at the same place he began it.  Read on for more on his historic finish, as...
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Okemos Sends Coach Out with Title Win

Okemos Sends Coach Out with Title Win
Friday, October 16, 2020
After 11 years, Okemos boys tennis coach Chris Silker is riding off into the coaching sunset to spend more time with his three young children and focus on his real estate business. But before doing so, Silker finished one last ride with another group of kids he’s...
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South Lyon Celebrates 1st Title, Cui Earns 2nd

South Lyon Celebrates 1st Title, Cui Earns 2nd
Friday, October 16, 2020
For the South Lyon girls golf team, it was a first. For Allison Cui of Okemos, it was number two. And for all of the competitors Friday at Forest Akers West playing in the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals, it was a relief that there simply was a competition in the fir...
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Preview: Finalists Travel New Title Path

Preview: Finalists Travel New Title Path
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The format for this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals will be different – but many of the teams we’re used to seeing raise championship trophies could be doing so again by Friday evening Due to COVID-19 precautions, this season’s MHSA...
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CAAC, SW Teams Find Home in New League

CAAC, SW Teams Find Home in New League
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Two struggling hockey leagues found a perfect match, thanks to the behind-the-scenes work of commissioners, athletic directors and coaches. The Capital Area Activities Conference, a multi-sport league, had just four hockey teams. The Southwest Michigan High School Hock...
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Northville Sets Pace, Cui Takes Next Step

Northville Sets Pace, Cui Takes Next Step
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Division 1 girls golf is experiencing a youth movement. Okemos sophomore Allison Cui won the MHSAA Final individual title in that division Saturday by shooting the second of a pair of 73s for a weekend 146 and three-stroke edge over junior Anci Dy of Traverse City West...
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Rivals Share D1 Title, Baylis Ends on Top

Rivals Share D1 Title, Baylis Ends on Top
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tom Pullen was just glad to be in the hunt. The 28-year Ann Arbor Pioneer head coach, who is 75½ years old, had his team in a dead heat with rival Huron for the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 boys tennis title Saturday at the Midland Tennis Center. They were s...
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Preview: Champs Return as Favorites

Preview: Champs Return as Favorites
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The champs are here. But will they reign again? All four MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals this weekend will welcome back last season’s champions – and all four of those teams also happen to be ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the Michiga...
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Preview: Big Moves = Big Opportunities

Preview: Big Moves = Big Opportunities
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Familiar faces in new places could lead to some substantial shaking up at this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals. Two-time reigning Division 2 champion Okemos is playing in Division 1, and reigning Division 4 champion Ann Arbor Greenhills will take a r...
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U-D Jesuit Continues Tourney Dominance

U-D Jesuit Continues Tourney Dominance
Friday, March 15, 2019
Only three Detroit U-D Jesuit players have seen action in all 27 of their team’s games this winter. Friday was further evidence of what the Cubs had been missing for parts of this season.
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D1 Preview: Follow the Fan Favorites

D1 Preview: Follow the Fan Favorites
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Friday's first Semifinals – formerly Class A, now Division 1 – always are the most popular ticket of Boys Basketball Finals weekend. But you’ll want to get to Breslin Center especially early to see this season’s contenders.
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 13 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ce...
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Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again

Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again
Saturday, October 20, 2018
What started with a love of the sport in elementary school grew into a second straight MHSAA Finals championship for members of the Okemos boys tennis team Saturday. Led by a core group of players who began playing tennis together at a young age, Okemos won the Lower P...
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Forest Hills Northern Reigns Again in D2

Forest Hills Northern Reigns Again in D2
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Tough weather conditions are a golfer’s worst enemy. That’s particularly the case when the pressure is at its peak – like at the MHSAA Finals.  But thanks to a great first day of golf Friday, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern didn’t have t...
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Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again

Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again
Thursday, October 18, 2018
This year’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals will again feature a number of contenders we’re used to seeing raise trophies during the season’s closing weekend. Reigning champions Okemos in Division 2 and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in Divis...
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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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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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Delacher Set Rockford Up for Success

Delacher Set Rockford Up for Success
Friday, April 13, 2018
Hailey Delacher finished her high school volleyball career in the fall with 17 entries in the MHSAA record book – and as one of the most successful setters in state history. Click below for more about her accomplishments and recent record book additions in boys l...
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Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class A
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The MHSAA has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ceremony during the Class C Boys Baske...
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Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations

Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Okemos went home with the team trophy Saturday, clinching their first Lower Peninsula Division 2 title in 10 years before the finals even started at Kalamazoo College. But no one celebrated an individual medal with more exuberance than Grand Rapids Forest Hills Ce...
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