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Meeting of Rivals Goes Richmond's Way

Meeting of Rivals Goes Richmond's Way
Saturday, March 2, 2019
For four straight years, Richmond came up just short. For four straight years, Richmond had to watch arch rival Pontiac Notre Dame Prep hoist the championship trophy and swallow the bittersweet pill of finishing No. 2.
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In the Long Run, Daniels Finishes On Top

In the Long Run, Daniels Finishes On Top
Saturday, March 2, 2019
DJ Daniels didn’t have many close calls this season, but the Caro senior 160-pounder had a couple on his way to a second straight Division 3 championship – one on the mat, and one off.
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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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Rematch of Rivals Goes Dundee's Way

Rematch of Rivals Goes Dundee's Way
Saturday, February 23, 2019
One of the things that makes the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals special is that a wrestler can be a hero for his team and make a real difference by taking a "good" loss.  That's exactly what happened for the Dundee Vikings in their Division 3 championship match again...
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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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Catcher's Grit Shines in Health Scares

Catcher's Grit Shines in Health Scares
Monday, April 9, 2018
Evelyn Swantek couldn’t have imagined what her day would be like when she awoke on Aug. 8 of last year. “It came out of nowhere,” she said. “I woke up and couldn’t talk. Part of my face went numb and I couldn’t see out of my right ey...
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Notre Dame Reloads, Runs Streak to 5

Notre Dame Reloads, Runs Streak to 5
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep competitive cheer coach Beth Campbell was being honest when she stated that she believed the program could possibly be in rebuilding mode this season. As Saturday night came to a close, that prediction couldn’t have ended up farther from t...
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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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Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs

Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A total of 23 reigning champions will return to this weekend’s MHSAA Individual Finals, and all 56 who will be crowned will be celebrated by their schools and communities.  But as is often true on this biggest stage, the crowd’s focus will turn nearly ...
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Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids. But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...
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Dundee 'Team X' Takes Back D3

Dundee 'Team X' Takes Back D3
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Brandon Whitman and the Dundee wrestling team quickly changed into Team X T-shirts as the clock wound down Saturday night on the MHSAA Division 3 Team Wrestling Final at Wings Event Center. The shirts were in honor of the Vikings' 10th team title won in the program's i...
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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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Base by Base, St Patrick Circles Them All

Base by Base, St Patrick Circles Them All
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Portland St. Patrick’s run to the Division 4 baseball title this spring was fueled by its ability to manufacture runs – and some of those statistical performances will be remembered among the best achieved in MHSAA history. Find out where the Shamrocks rank...
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Down to Last Out, Ida Rallies to Win D2

Down to Last Out, Ida Rallies to Win D2
Saturday, June 17, 2017
It took coach Howard Stuart 38 years to lead the Richmond High School girls softball team to an MHSAA Finals title. He was one out away from getting his second against Ida.
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Richmond, Ida Earn Saturday Return

Richmond, Ida Earn Saturday Return
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Even reigning champions get a little nervous returning to the diamond of their greatest accomplishment. But it took Richmond only a couple innings to get comfortable again at Secchia Stadium while kicking off Thursday’s Division 2 Semifinals.
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Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap

Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Two reigning champions but also two 2016 runners-up are headed back to MHSAA Softball Finals weekend at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central is playing for its third straight Division 3 title, while Richmond is looking to ...
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Inspired Notre Dame Prep Runs Streak to 4

Inspired Notre Dame Prep Runs Streak to 4
Saturday, March 4, 2017
The Fight for Four took on a whole different meaning for the Pontiac Notre Dame Prep competitive cheer team this season. While the Fighting Irish pursued a fourth straight Division 3 title Saturday night, the squad also was committed to honoring a 2013 graduate, Kris...
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D3 Preview: Numbers Tilt To Favorites

D3 Preview: Numbers Tilt To Favorites
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Richmond and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep have combined to win the last five Division 3 competitive cheer championships. With average overall scores this winter that best the rest of Saturday’s field by 25 points, it’s expected that trend will continue in th...
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Back To The Mat On MHSAA TV

Back To The Mat On MHSAA TV
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Whether it’s a takedown or a pyramid, you can watch more than 300 hours of live streaming video on MHSAA.tv this week with Finals in Girls Competitive Cheer and Individual Wrestling taking place, plus the usual serving of games from School Broadcast...
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Richmond Takes Latest Dramatic D3 Final

Richmond Takes Latest Dramatic D3 Final
Saturday, February 25, 2017
It took 14 matches and eight steps through the dual meet tiebreaker criteria Saturday to decide the latest edition of the wrestling rivalry between Richmond and Dundee. But when Criteria H showed a 17-8 advantage for Richmond in total first points scored, it was Blue ...
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