Entries for 'Sparta'

Unified Sports: Unified Goal, Unified Effort

Unified Sports: Unified Goal, Unified Effort
Thursday, April 11, 2019
The pass was lofted high, and floating toward the end zone nearest the tunnel where teams enter the playing surface at Ford Field. As players from both teams converged, the intended receiver came away with the ball, clutching his prize and raising his arms in jubilant ...
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Vargo, Ammon Fulfill Expectations Greatly

Vargo, Ammon Fulfill Expectations Greatly
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Farmington United junior Elena Vargo wasn’t sure what to expect from high school gymnastics when she decided to give it a try this season. Rockford/Sparta senior Reagan Ammon never expected her high school career to end like this.
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No Question, Farmington #1 for 2018-19

No Question, Farmington #1 for 2018-19
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Chasing last season’s MHSAA gymnastics championship may have been a bit more exciting for Farmington United. But repeating at Friday night’s Team Final put the finishing touch on a dominating run that left no doubt which was the state’s best again thi...
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Preview: Reigning Champs Set High Bar

Preview: Reigning Champs Set High Bar
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Farmington United could be on the verge of one of the most dominating Finals weekends in MHSAA gymnastics history. The co-operative program with athletes from Farmington, North Farmington and Farmington Hills Harrison won its first team title last season since finishin...
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D2 Preview: Parade of Possibilities

D2 Preview: Parade of Possibilities
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
If seeds hold up this weekend, 11 schools will have representation atop the podium at the Division 2 Individual Wrestling Finals at Ford Field. That wouldn’t be unprecedented; in fact, last season’s Division 2 championship matches produced winners from 13 s...
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Tabit Tops MHSAA, National Record Lists

Tabit Tops MHSAA, National Record Lists
Monday, August 13, 2018
Mount Morris’ Sarah Tabit soon will have a national record to celebrate as part of one of the most impressive runs through MHSAA volleyball history. Click to find out where her accomplishments rank all-time, and read on for more recent MHSAA record book...
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Lowell's Boone Adds To Successful Run

Lowell's Boone Adds To Successful Run
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Austin Boone doesn't know too much about losing during the winter sports season. Wrestling for Lowell, it's easy to understand why.
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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: Plenty of Title Opportunities

Preview: Plenty of Title Opportunities
Thursday, March 9, 2017
While last year’s MHSAA Gymnastics Team Final featured a group of veteran contenders rising as expected to the top, Friday’s season finale could be one of the most wide-open in some time.   Two-time reigning champion Rockford has surged again with a...
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Standout Sidelined, Rams Finish Repeat

Standout Sidelined, Rams Finish Repeat
Friday, March 11, 2016
"Should have" wouldn’t have been the accurate phrase. But losing senior Madi Myers to an ankle injury during its second rotation easily "could have" doomed Rockford/Sparta’s hopes of repeating as MHSAA gymnastics champion Friday night.
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Preview: Loaded Lineups Face Off Again

Preview: Loaded Lineups Face Off Again
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Rockford/Sparta enjoyed quite the MHSAA Finals weekend in 2015, claiming the first team championship since 1989, on its home floor, and the Division 1 individual title the following afternoon. With their top gymnasts including that individual champion and another favor...
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Extra, Extra: Seymour Sets PAT Record

Extra, Extra: Seymour Sets PAT Record
Friday, May 1, 2015
Griffin Seymour will head to Eastern Michigan University this fall as one of the most successful kickers in MHSAA history. Read on to find out why, plus see more of this week's record book additions for football, girls and boys basketball, baseball, boys soccer an...
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To Coach, no Surprise: Rockford's Korf Rises

To Coach, no Surprise: Rockford's Korf Rises
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Allison Tran saw glimpses in January that her soft-spoken junior was on the verge of competing with the elite high school gymnasts in Michigan. Minutes after winning this season’s Division 1 championship Saturday, Rockford/Sparta’s Morgan Korf was almost c...
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Highlight Reel: Individual Gymnastics

Highlight Reel: Individual Gymnastics
Sunday, March 15, 2015
The MHSAA gymnastics season finished Saturday with the Individual Finals at Rockford High School.  Click below for highlights and links to watch the events in full.
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Highlight Reel: Team Gymnastics Final

Highlight Reel: Team Gymnastics Final
Saturday, March 14, 2015
The Rockford/Sparta girls gymnastics team Friday won the program’s first MHSAA title since finishing first in the Lower Peninsula in 1989. Click below for highlights from each apparatus, courtesy of the NFHS Network. 
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Rockford/Sparta Scores Banner Finish

Rockford/Sparta Scores Banner Finish
Friday, March 13, 2015
Championship banners line side-by-side an entire wall of the sizable gymnasium at Rockford High School.  Overlooking center court is a banner for gymnastics championships – and a lonely number 89, signifying the year of the school’s only MHSAA Finals ...
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