Entries for 'Battle Creek St. Philip'

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals
Thursday, November 22, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at more 2008 championship highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, this time in girls volleyball and swimming & diving.
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Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths

Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths
Thursday, November 2, 2017
If the projections are correct, two Michigan high school boys cross country teams will be celebrating MHSAA championships for the first time this weekend. Chelsea and Hanover-Horton are the top-ranked teams in their divisions, and both are seeking to win Finals titles ...
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Sacred Heart, Strenge Surge Again

Sacred Heart, Strenge Surge Again
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Ava Streng and Bailley McConnell both got what they came for Saturday. Streng, a Battle Creek St. Philip senior, reclaimed the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 individual cross country championship with a powerful front-running performance at Michigan International Sp...
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Preview: Champs Return as Favorites

Preview: Champs Return as Favorites
Friday, November 4, 2016
A total of 987 girls will launch from the starting line during four MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. And a number of those athletes have plenty of experience crossing the finish line first over the last few seas...
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St Phil Football Thrives with 8 on Field

St Phil Football Thrives with 8 on Field
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Five years ago, the future of football at Battle Creek St. Philip looked rather bleak. The Fighting Tigers had won just three games over the previous two years, and numbers continued to dwindle.
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Leland Takes Title as St. Phil Streak Ends

Leland Takes Title as St. Phil Streak Ends
Saturday, November 21, 2015
A championship trophy wrapped in her arms Saturday, minutes after one of the most memorable wins in recent MHSAA Volleyball Tournament history, Leland senior Maddie Trumbull said she would remember those post-match moments for the rest of her life. And she’ll sur...
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North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title

North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The photos Powers North Central football players took Friday night after winning the first MHSAA championship trophy in program history were finishing touches on arguably the most impressive run yet during the short history of 8-player football in this state.   A...
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Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide

Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide
Friday, November 20, 2015
For the fourth time in five seasons of the MHSAA 8-Player Football Tournament, tonight’s championship game will match finalists from the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. And there’s little argument both teams are the best from their sides of the bridge.
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Preview: Set for Memorable Finishes

Preview: Set for Memorable Finishes
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
This weekend's Volleyball Finals at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena will be filled with history-making opportunities, in addition to the usual significance that comes with winning an MHSAA championship.  In Class B, Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard is seeking to finish a pe...
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Fornari, Sacred Heart Join Finals Greats

Fornari, Sacred Heart Join Finals Greats
Saturday, November 7, 2015
The feeling of elation had yet to replace the feeling a runner gets after laying it all on the line. Walking away from the finish line, Tessa Fornari of Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes was breathing heavily, even though she finished with plenty of breathing room to wi...
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Class C ...
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Nine Just Fine for Record-Setting St. Phil

Nine Just Fine for Record-Setting St. Phil
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The last two seasons, Emily Schaub set Battle Creek St. Philip squads that weren’t supposed to continue the program’s near-decade of MHSAA Finals dominance. But No. 1 in the regular-season rankings doesn’t mean much compared to number nine in the rec...
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Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Battle Creek St. Philip volleyball team defeated Waterford Our Lady in a Class D Semifinal on Friday, and Leland followed with a 3-2 victory over Onaway. Click for highlights.
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Preview: Stage Set for Repeat Greatness

Preview: Stage Set for Repeat Greatness
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Two reigning champions will return this weekend to the MHSAA's Volleyball Finals at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. One features this season's Miss Volleyball. The other has earned an opportunity to define dominance like no other volleyball team in MHSAA history. 
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Beal City Repeats, St. Phil Soph Surges

Beal City Repeats, St. Phil Soph Surges
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Ava Strenge's goals were constantly being upgraded as she made her way along the five-kilometer cross country course at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.  She didn't come into the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 meet as one of the favorites, having pl...
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St. Phil Makes History with 8 Straight

St. Phil Makes History with 8 Straight
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Sierra Hubbard-Neil finished the final roundhouse swing of her high school career and was on the Kellogg Arena floor with the rest of her Battle Creek St. Philip teammates Saturday before the ball hit the floor. As with many of her swings during a four-year all-state c...
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Preview: Serving Up MHSAA History

Preview: Serving Up MHSAA History
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
It’s hard to remember the last time Battle Creek St. Philip didn’t win the MHSAA Class D volleyball championship – except perhaps for fellow semifinalist Leland, the last to claim the title before the Tigers won the last seven. St. Philip can tie Mary...
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St. Philip Adds to 'Tradition'

St. Philip Adds to 'Tradition'
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Battle Creek St. Philip volleyball team rushed the Kellogg Arena floor Saturday just as it has many of the other 17 times the Tigers have won the MHSAA Class D championship. There’s no reason to do differently. As the saying goes, winning doesn't graduate. An...
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Finals Preview: History in the Making

Finals Preview: History in the Making
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ten of 16 teams traveling to this weekend's Volleyball Semifinals are seeking their first MHSAA championships. Nine are hoping to advance to Saturday's title games for the first time. And only Kellogg Arena regular Battle Creek St. Philip returns from last season's win...
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Eye of a Tiger, Will of a Champion

Eye of a Tiger, Will of a Champion
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The game was supposed to be fun with a little competition mixed in. That’s the general idea behind students vs. staff volleyball games like the one Vicky Groat stopped to watch during Battle Creek’s Catholic Schools week a few years ago. But the tallest gir...
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