Entries for 'Pewamo-Westphalia'

Moment: Noeker Hurdles into Elite Club

Moment: Noeker Hurdles into Elite Club
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Tyrone Wheatley is as heralded a legend as any in MHSAA track & field history. On June 5, 2010, Pewamo-Westphalia’s Cory Noeker joined the former Dearborn Heights Robichaud star in an accomplishment no other Lower Peninsula runner has matched.
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Benzie Star Receives Record Recognition

Benzie Star Receives Record Recognition
Monday, March 30, 2020
Despite missing the majority of his senior season in 2003 with an injury, John Plumstead graduated from Benzie Central the following spring among the top rushers and scorers in Michigan high school football history – and those accomplishments now are ref...
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Hudson Conquers Championship Climb

Hudson Conquers Championship Climb
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Coming into this season, Hudson had just one MHSAA Finals championship in competitive cheer – to go with five runner-up finishes. Those close calls have made the Tigers better, not bitter, especially last year’s razor-thin heartbreaker to perennial powerhou...
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D4 Preview: Field Filled with 1st-Title Hopefuls

D4 Preview: Field Filled with 1st-Title Hopefuls
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Six of eight competitive cheer teams taking the mat in Division 4 on Saturday at Grand Rapids’ Delta Plex will be competing this weekend for their first MHSAA Finals championship in the sport. In fact, two will be appearing at the Finals for the first time, and t...
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P-W Triumphs in Clash of Unbeatens

P-W Triumphs in Clash of Unbeatens
Saturday, November 30, 2019
This week was the right time for Carter Thelen to pull out the film from sixth grade, to remember the start of this year’s seniors playing football together a third of their lifetimes ago. “It was kinda emotional, because this was our last game playing with...
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Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Finals Preview

Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Finals Preview
Thursday, November 28, 2019
There will be no appetizers for this weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field. Show up early and stay late – every game both days has a story, ranging from two first-time finalists playing for the Division 1 title to two of the most successf...
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Long-range Skill Helps P-W Go Distance

Long-range Skill Helps P-W Go Distance
Monday, July 29, 2019
The Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball team this past winter won its first MHSAA Finals championship, in Division 3, based in part on record book-caliber 3-point shooting. Get the details on the Pirates' achievements and more recent girls basketball record bo...
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Homer, Liggett Set Up Saturday Meeting

Homer, Liggett Set Up Saturday Meeting
Friday, June 14, 2019
Jacob Wilson just wanted to start jumping up and down Friday after his game-winning single sent Homer to the MHSAA Division 3 Baseball Final. But before he could fully celebrate, he had to make it to first base, something he admitted he had to be reminded to do.
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Preview: Right Place, Right Time

Preview: Right Place, Right Time
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
While it’s an obvious statement this spring’s 16 MHSAA baseball semifinalists have peaked at the right time, it might mean a little more this weekend at Michigan State University’s McLane Baseball Stadium. Five teams – including half the final f...
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Gall Makes Most of Last Finals Run

Gall Makes Most of Last Finals Run
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Shepherd senior Amber Gall withstood the elements and pressure to end her tremendous career the way she hoped it would. Gall won the 800-meter run and the 1,600 on Saturday, and began the day helping her team to a first-place finish in the 3,200 relay (9:33.89) at the ...
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Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities

Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities
Friday, May 31, 2019
We will say good-bye to a number of graduating champions at Saturday’s MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals. But it’s hard to not also be excited about some of the final legacy-making opportunities for outgoing seniors – and new chances to shine for a...
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Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale

Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale
Friday, May 31, 2019
Pick a division – any of seven Saturday – and you’re bound to find a senior standout finishing his career at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals. Michigan high schools regularly graduate star-loaded classes in this sport – but with reigning ...
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Heroes Rise to Earn P-W's Legendary Win

Heroes Rise to Earn P-W's Legendary Win
Saturday, March 23, 2019
The seconds couldn’t tick off the clock fast enough Saturday for a Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball team on the verge of its first championship for the third season in a row. Side by side on the bench, each with four fouls, sat juniors Ellie Droste and Hannah S...
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P-W Wins OT to Earn Historic Opportunity

P-W Wins OT to Earn Historic Opportunity
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Pewamo-Westphalia has played in three MHSAA Girls Basketball Finals. Three more teams have ended seasons in the Semifinals. Four more teams on top of those reached Quarterfinals and were done. Total, that’s 10 teams that had made the final week of the season befo...
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D3 Preview: Welcome Back, Contenders

D3 Preview: Welcome Back, Contenders
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Three of this weekend’s Division 3 semifinalists have become regulars checking in for the final rounds of the season. The fourth semifinalist hasn’t made it this far in more than 40 years – not since it became one of the MHSAA’s first girls bask...
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P-W Finishes Historic March Atop D3

P-W Finishes Historic March Atop D3
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Collin Trierweiler found himself outside with his older brother again, firing up free throws, one of his favorite things to do when he was younger. Except this time, he was standing at the free-throw line at the Breslin Center, with no one else on his side of the court...
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P-W Earns Chance at 1st Championship

P-W Earns Chance at 1st Championship
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Pewamo-Westphalia always seems to be in the mix. The Pirates haven’t had a losing record since 1998-99, the last season before coach Luke Pohl returned to the program after two years away and led 19 straight winners. Maybe last year’s seniors, coming off an...
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D3 Preview: Repeat Faces Roadblocks

D3 Preview: Repeat Faces Roadblocks
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
After making is first MHSAA championship game in boys basketball a year ago – and winning it – Detroit Edison is back at the Breslin Center seeking a repeat this weekend. But the field lined up to halt the Pioneers is full of potential obstacles. Iron Mount...
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Superior Round 3 Clinches P-W Title Win

Superior Round 3 Clinches P-W Title Win
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Pewamo-Westphalia senior Kelsey Russell wiped away her happy tears and summed up the greatest afternoon of her life. “That is the best Round 3 we’ve ever had,” said Russell, a first-team all-state selection last year. “We nailed all of our stunts...
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D4 Preview: Hopefuls Seek to Join Elite

D4 Preview: Hopefuls Seek to Join Elite
Friday, March 1, 2019
Hudson joined the list of elite small-school competitive cheer programs last winter when it won its first Division 4 Finals championship. Could another rising team do the same Saturday?
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