Entries for 'Bay City Western'

Regina, Howell Advance with Late Rallies

Regina, Howell Advance with Late Rallies
Friday, June 14, 2019
There’s no such thing as ugly when it comes to advancing in the MHSAA softball playoffs. Warren Regina manufactured the game-winning run in a most unusual way Thursday afternoon against Bay City Western. And the Saddlelites aren’t going to apologize to anyo...
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Preview: Set for Secchia Celebrations

Preview: Set for Secchia Celebrations
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium could be home to a few more first-time MHSAA title celebrations this weekend. Half the final fields in Division 1 and Division 2 are pursuing their first championships, as is the top-ranked team and three total in Divis...
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Lancers Creuse with Record Hitting

Lancers Creuse with Record Hitting
Friday, August 17, 2018
A pair of powerful hitters led Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse into the MHSAA softball record book this spring in a number of offensive categories – and with a junior slugger is on the verge of another milestone with a season to play. Read on for ...
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Built for this Moment, Western Arrives

Built for this Moment, Western Arrives
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
McKenna Walker was a fourth grader when her dad, Tim, returned for his second stint as coach of the Bay City Western girls basketball team. At that point, she didn’t realize what she and her friends were building. She simply was having fun playing basketball.
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Short Week not Short on Broadcasts

Short Week not Short on Broadcasts
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Some great early-season football games will be featured this week on the State Champs! Sports Network Extra Point – powered by the Michigan High School Athletic Association – Saturday at 10 a.m. on FOX Sports Detroit.
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Time at Track is Nesbitt Family Time Too

Time at Track is Nesbitt Family Time Too
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Conversations in the Nesbitt house always seem to come back to track and field. The fact that the father, Michael, is the cross country and boys track coach at Bay City Western, and his two children, Brendan and Sydney, are MHSAA Finals qualifiers in both sports is onl...
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D1 Preview: Champions March Again

D1 Preview: Champions March Again
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
This weekend’s Division 1 Individual Finals field is arguably the deepest in championship experience in a number of years. A total of 12 reigning title winners will be back on the mat starting Thursday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Five more 2016 runners-up also...
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Grandville Celebrates Champion in D1

Grandville Celebrates Champion in D1
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Kam Bush gave the Grandville High School wrestling program and his community something to cheer about Saturday at a time when cheers were fewer than usual at the end of a wrestling season. Bush made the most of his MHSAA Individual Finals opportunity, winning a Divisio...
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Highlight Reel: D1 Hockey Semifinals

Highlight Reel: D1 Hockey Semifinals
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Detroit Catholic Central and Grandville will meet Saturday to the decide this season's MHSAA Division 1 hockey champion. Click below for highlights from the NFHS Network for all four teams that played in Friday's Semifinals at Compuware Arena. 
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Preview: Ice Powers Rise Again

Preview: Ice Powers Rise Again
Thursday, March 12, 2015
There’s a perception that hockey is one of those sports in Michigan highlighted by the same powerful programs each season. Often that may be true. But not this winter.
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Massa Finishes with Final Flourish

Massa Finishes with Final Flourish
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Logan Massa threw three fingers in the air, and then did a backflip to near perfection on the floor of The Palace of Auburn Hills. The three fingers were a symbol of the third championship he just won at the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals on Saturday. 
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2 x Flint Kearsley, 2 x Champions

2 x Flint Kearsley, 2 x Champions
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Friday’s Division 2 Bowling Finals at Century Lanes ended in a repeat for 2014, as both the Flint Kearsley girls and boys teams successfully repeated as MHSAA champions. The Kearsley girls had to defeat a familiar foe, 2014 Finals runners-up Bay City Western. And...
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Preview: Contenders New and Old

Preview: Contenders New and Old
Thursday, March 5, 2015
All eight MHSAA bowling champions from 2014 will return for this weekend’s Team Finals on Friday, and four who have won individual titles will compete in Singles Finals on Saturday. But that hardly means we should expect everything to fall into place as it has in...
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Final Relay Win Gives Marian Team Title

Final Relay Win Gives Marian Team Title
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Heading into this year’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Girls Swimming and Diving Finals, Bloomfield Hills Marian coach William Thompson expected a wide-open battle. He also expected the title to be decided in the final race.
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Reigning D1 Champ Posts Record Result

Reigning D1 Champ Posts Record Result
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Same school, same uniforms. But an almost entirely different cast. And a piece of MHSAA baseball history.
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Bay City Western Finishes 1st Title Run

Bay City Western Finishes 1st Title Run
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Hannah Leppek tried not to think about last year. Easier said than done. After leading and then losing last year’s Division 1 championship game to Mattawan, Leppek was determined not to let this one slip away.
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D1 Semis: South Seeks to Unseat Champ

D1 Semis: South Seeks to Unseat Champ
Thursday, June 12, 2014
One big inning, one big relief performance. And Grosse Pointe South will play for an MHSAA baseball championship.  Reigning Division 1 champion Bay City Western, meanwhile, rode a five-hitter by its ace into Saturday's title game at McLane Baseball Stadium.
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D1 Semis: Pitchers Hit Big for Finalists

D1 Semis: Pitchers Hit Big for Finalists
Thursday, June 12, 2014
A pair of senior pitchers used their right arms and softball bats to carry their respective teams to victories in Thursday's MHSAA Division 1 Softball Semifinals. Portage Central's Gina Verduczo threw a no-hitter and drove in the lone run in the first game, while Bay ...
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Preview: Hopefuls Head to McLane

Preview: Hopefuls Head to McLane
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Michigan State University’s McLane Baseball Stadium will host its first MHSAA Baseball Finals this weekend, and in doing so welcome two reigning champions and two more teams that finished runners-up a year ago. Bay City Western is back in the Division 1 Semifinal...
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Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home

Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This weekend, for the first time, the MHSAA Softball Semifinals and Finals will be played at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. But although the tournament’s new stage might be unfamiliar to most, many of the 16 finalists should feel at home playi...
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