Entries for 'Shepherd'

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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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: 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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Hart, Ackley Complete Another Title Charge

Hart, Ackley Complete Another Title Charge
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Shepherd’s Amber Gall set the bar for Hart’s Adelyn Ackley back in middle school. It was the desire to beat Gall, whose times caught her attention, that drove Ackley to start training seriously back then.
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Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark

Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Nearly 43 percent of athletes at MHSAA member high schools participated in more than one sport during the 2017-18 school year, according to the first-ever Multi-Sport Participation Survey conducted this spring and inspired by the work of the MHSAA’s Task Force on ...
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Hope Rained Eternal During 1978 Finals

Hope Rained Eternal During 1978 Finals
Thursday, May 31, 2018
“If the weatherman is in a co-operative mood, Michigan’s high school athletes, both boys and girls, will wind up another competitive school year Saturday,” wrote Detroit’s premier high school sports scribe, Hal Schram, 40 years ago just prior to ...
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Repeat Champ Paces Hart's 1st Title Run

Repeat Champ Paces Hart's 1st Title Run
Saturday, November 4, 2017
The arrival of four girls from the same family at Hart High School resulted in a day the Pirates have never experienced in any sport. With four Ackley girls finishing in the team’s top four spots, Hart won the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 cross country champi...
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Bluejays Learn Fast, Enjoy 'Magical' Rise

Bluejays Learn Fast, Enjoy 'Magical' Rise
Friday, October 13, 2017
It’s complicated finding just the right word to describe what Shepherd’s girls golf program has accomplished over the last three seasons. Incredible. Improbable? Coach Julie Prout calls it “magical,” and that might work best of all.
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Pixellot Games Dominate MHSAA TV

Pixellot Games Dominate MHSAA TV
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The beauty of MHSAA member schools utilizing Pixellot to live stream video of home athletic events really shows this week, as two-thirds of the events scheduled for the MHSAA.tv website will be automatically produced.
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D3 Powers Book Championship Matchup

D3 Powers Book Championship Matchup
Friday, June 16, 2017
Everyone who follows high school softball in Michigan expected another dominating Meghan Beaubien performance in Friday’s first Division 3 Semifinal. But few expected a pitchers dual – broken up only by Beaubien the hitter as Monroe St. Mary Catholic Centra...
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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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Adrian Madison Follows Rosales to Top

Adrian Madison Follows Rosales to Top
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Doing one better was the theme for Adrian Madison’s girls track & field team Saturday at the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals at Comstock Park.  A year after finishing runner-up, the Trojans nabbed a team championship with 56½ points. Lansing Cat...
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Preview: Watch for Falling Records

Preview: Watch for Falling Records
Friday, June 2, 2017
If there is one theme that can be drawn across all seven MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals to be run Saturday, it’s probably this: There are plenty of standouts who have climbed the medal stand before – and could knock down a number of records on their w...
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Performance: Shepherd's Amber Gall

Performance: Shepherd's Amber Gall
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Midway through her high school career, Amber Gall already is nearly the fastest cross country runner in Shepherd history, and she’s also on the cusp of rewriting the Bluejays’ track & field record book as well.  She achieved her first all-time best...
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Records Report: Duo Among All-Time Best

Records Report: Duo Among All-Time Best
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Birmingham Brother Rice’s Alex Malzone and Grant Perry finished up careers this fall that leave them among the most accomplished pass catch duo in MHSAA history.  The duo's names recently were added to the record book listings, along with...
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Preview: 3 Racing for Individual Repeats

Preview: 3 Racing for Individual Repeats
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
For the second straight season, many eyes at this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals will be focused on a girls race of the best from some of Michigan’s smaller schools. On Saturday, Macomb Lutheran North’s Gina Patterson will run fo...
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Reigning Champ Sets Pace in D3 Repeat

Reigning Champ Sets Pace in D3 Repeat
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Amber Way of Charlevoix made up a lot of ground since last year, but couldn't quite close the gap entirely against Gina Patterson of Macomb Lutheran North. Patterson repeated as the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 girls cross country champion, but had to win a ferocio...
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Preview: History Awaits Finals Field

Preview: History Awaits Finals Field
Friday, November 1, 2013
Breckenridge High School has a mere 244 students. But one could finish this weekend's MHSAA Finals among an elite few in state girls cross country history. Three-time champion Kirsten Olling already is one of the all-time greats. But if she can win one more title, she&...
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