Entries for 'Big Rapids'

Preview: Champs Return as Favorites

Preview: Champs Return as Favorites
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The champs are here. But will they reign again? All four MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals this weekend will welcome back last season’s champions – and all four of those teams also happen to be ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the Michiga...
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Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win

Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian trailed Big Rapids by eight strokes Saturday, with time running out. Sensing his team needed a boost, both physically and mentally, fourth-year NorthPointe coach Erik Fahlen handed out Snickers bars to all five of his players with fou...
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Preview: Past Champs, New Challenges

Preview: Past Champs, New Challenges
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Major opportunities – and some intriguing challenges – are among main storylines for this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals. Two of last season’s team champions didn’t qualify for this weekend’s tournaments. A third 20...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime...
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Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93

Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93
Saturday, June 9, 2018
It was fitting that the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Boys Golf Finals took place on the same day as the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, because Hanover-Horton and Big Rapids had a photo finish. The two were tied after Friday’s first day at Fore...
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Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form

Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form
Thursday, June 7, 2018
This could be a weekend of coincidence as all four 2017 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals runners-up are in position to take the most challenging last step and become MHSAA champions. Keep an eye on Grosse Pointe South, Flint Powers Catholic, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids...
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Advisory Council Seeking Class of '20

Advisory Council Seeking Class of '20
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The MHSAA is seeking student-athletes to become members of its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2020 will be selected to two-year terms, and will meet on matters related to maintaining and promo...
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MHSAA Minute Returns This Week

MHSAA Minute Returns This Week
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
With the winter sports season fully underway, StateChamps! High School Sports Show returns with new weekly editions debuting each Sunday at 9 a.m. on Fox Sports Detroit – featuring a fresh series of messages called the MHSAA Minute.
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Strong Finishes Vault Lumen Christi to Top

Strong Finishes Vault Lumen Christi to Top
Saturday, June 10, 2017
After coming up three strokes short of an MHSAA title last season, the seniors on the Jackson Lumen Christi boys golf team were determined to leave Big Rapids with a championship trophy this weekend. That determination was put to the test on both days of the Lower Peni...
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Preview: Challenging the Champions

Preview: Challenging the Champions
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Three reigning MHSAA Lower Peninsula golf champions entered Regionals last week ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the state coaches association. But that also means there are 17 more teams in each of those divisions revved up to surprise at this weekend&rsq...
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Advisory Council Names Class Of 2019

Advisory Council Names Class Of 2019
Monday, May 1, 2017
Eight student-athletes who will be juniors at their schools during the 2017-18 academic year have been selected to serve two-year terms on the MHSAA's Student Advisory Council.
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Scholars & Athletes 2017: Class B

Scholars & Athletes 2017: Class B
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The MHSAA has selected nine student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA-Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Click to find out more about all nine scholarship recipients, who will be honored at halftime ceremon...
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Hartland's Skomial Sits Atop Scoring List

Hartland's Skomial Sits Atop Scoring List
Friday, February 10, 2017
No girls lacrosse player in Michigan high school history has found the net more than Hartland’s Ryan Skomial. The 2013 grad has been entered into the MHSAA record book for 276 goals over 79 games and four varsity seasons, the highest career scoring total sin...
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Performance: Big Rapids' Demetri Martin

Performance: Big Rapids' Demetri Martin
Thursday, December 15, 2016
To finish last season, Demetri Martin led unranked Big Rapids to its first MHSAA Semifinals and within a basket of playing for the Class B championship.   He began his senior campaign with another, more individual highlight; the 6-foot-4 guard scored his 1,000th&n...
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K-Christian Aces Take Places in Records

K-Christian Aces Take Places in Records
Monday, August 22, 2016
The Kalamazoo Christian girls tennis team capped off this spring with a sixth-place team finish at the Lower Peninsula Division 4 Finals – led by a pair of singles players who enjoyed plenty of significant victories during their high school careers. Click below t...
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Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals
Saturday, March 26, 2016
The Finals field is set for the MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament, presented by Sparrow Health System, with the last four teams determined during Friday’s Class A and B Semifinals at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Click before for video highlights from all f...
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Lakeshore Finds Way to Win, Play for More

Lakeshore Finds Way to Win, Play for More
Friday, March 25, 2016
The Stevensville Lakeshore boys basketball team of January and February won as many games as it lost. The Stevensville Lakeshore team of March will play Saturday for its first MHSAA championship.
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A-B Preview: 6 Hopefuls Seek 1st Title

A-B Preview: 6 Hopefuls Seek 1st Title
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament is more than 90 years old – and yet it’s possible that two first-time champions will be awarded in Class A and B on Saturday at the Breslin Center. Six of eight semifinalists from those classes are playing this weekend f...
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BOTF V: What You Taught Us

BOTF V: What You Taught Us
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
We’ve completed our Battle of the Fans statewide tour for 2016, and hopefully you’ve kept up with our visits and learned why our five finalists are candidates to be known as the state’s top high school student section. But we appreciate all the great ...
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Clas...
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