Entries for '2020-21 Finals'

Marquette, Wyma Reign at UPD1 Boys Race

Marquette, Wyma Reign at UPD1 Boys Race
Sunday, October 25, 2020
The Marquette boys grabbed four of the top seven places Saturday, retaining their Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country title with 38 points. They were followed by Sault Ste. Marie with 47 points, led by individual champion Jaron Wyma.
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Sleeman, Houghton Earn 1st Finals Wins

Sleeman, Houghton Earn 1st Finals Wins
Sunday, October 25, 2020
It was a day for making history for the Houghton girls here Saturday as they edged reigning champion Marquette 56-58 for their first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country title. Houghton previously had finished Finals runner-up in 1989 and 2007.
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Munising Goes from No Team to Best

Munising Goes from No Team to Best
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Hattie Cota was the lone runner on the Munising girls cross country team last year. She became part of an Upper Peninsula championship team here Saturday as the Mustangs earned the Division 3 title with 54 points.
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'Dollar Bay Family' Claims 1st Boys XC Title

'Dollar Bay Family' Claims 1st Boys XC Title
Sunday, October 25, 2020
It was a day of firsts for a pair of Copper Country schools in the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Boys Cross Country Finals here Saturday. Dollar Bay was crowned champion for the first time, and junior Jonah Nordine became the first Ewen-Trout Creek athlete to earn an indi...
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St Ignace Girls Take Back Top Spot

St Ignace Girls Take Back Top Spot
Sunday, October 25, 2020
The St. Ignace girls won for the first time in three years, squeezing past two-time reigning champion Hancock 53-54. The Saints had finished runners-up to Hancock the last two seasons, finishing 22 points back in 2019 and 36 in 2018.
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Ishpeming Sweeps UPD2 boys titles

Ishpeming Sweeps UPD2 boys titles
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Ishpeming’s boys continued their winning ways Saturday, earning their third consecutive Upper Peninsula Division 2 cross country championship with 17 points at George Young Recreational Complex.
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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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Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat

Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Shannon Kennedy is one of the most accomplished high school golfers the state of Michigan has ever seen. She’s also one heck of a basketball player. So when she stared down perhaps the most important putt of her high school career Saturday afternoon at the MHSAA ...
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In Just 5th Season, Montague Finishes #1

In Just 5th Season, Montague Finishes #1
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Montague pulled off an amazing feat Saturday by winning its first MHSAA Finals team championship in just the fifth year of the program’s existence.  The Wildcats scored 343 to set a new school record, besting Lansing Catholic at 370. 
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Cranes' Team Effort Pays Off in Title Tie-Breaker

Cranes' Team Effort Pays Off in Title Tie-Breaker
Friday, October 16, 2020
To regain the Lower Peninsula Division 3 boys tennis title, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood knew every point would matter. That laser-focused approach proved to be spot on as the Cranes outlasted reigning champion Ann Arbor Greenhills to capture this season’...
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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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Northville Rallies for 3rd-Straight D1 Win

Northville Rallies for 3rd-Straight D1 Win
Friday, October 16, 2020
The rules of golf are pretty simple — for the most part. But for one brief moment Friday at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Girls Golf Finals, Northville sophomore Samantha Coleman had a mental lapse. And she broke a rule.
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FH Northern Finishes Perfect Repeat Run

FH Northern Finishes Perfect Repeat Run
Friday, October 16, 2020
The effects of COVID-19 on the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals were obvious Friday morning. But at the Division 2 Final, the end result remained the same as the season before.
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3-Seed Liggett Regains D4 Championship

3-Seed Liggett Regains D4 Championship
Friday, October 16, 2020
With teammates screaming and cheering on the sidelines, a stunned senior and freshman doubles team clinched the winning point for Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett on Friday. Senior Tarun Jarial and freshman Tommy Ugval pulled out the two-set win, leading Liggett ...
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Negaunee Regains Division 1 Supremacy

Negaunee Regains Division 1 Supremacy
Monday, October 5, 2020
The last 12 months have been a roller coaster ride for the Negaunee girls tennis team.  Last fall, the Miners' dynasty in the Upper Peninsula came to an end at the hands of Marquette after collecting five straight Division 1 titles. Then, like every other tennis t...
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West Iron Climbs Last Step To D2 Title

West Iron Climbs Last Step To D2 Title
Friday, October 2, 2020
The West Iron County girls couldn’t have had a better ending to their tennis season Thursday as they earned their first Upper Peninsula Division 2 championship since 2006. West Iron scored 13 points, followed by Munising with 12. The Wykons had finished runn...
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