Entries for 'Birmingham Groves'

Moment: Birmingham Keeps Coming Back

Moment: Birmingham Keeps Coming Back
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Eight times, Birmingham United’s girls lacrosse team had to come back against Hartland during the 2012 Division 1 Final. Finally, with eight seconds to play in overtime, Kathy Quigley put Birmingham ahead to stay.
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Preview: Racing Toward Greatness Again

Preview: Racing Toward Greatness Again
Thursday, November 21, 2019
This weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals will welcome a handful of reigning title winners and even a few record holders from past championship meets. As is often true, the team races will feature annual powers among the forecasted contende...
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FH Northern Finishes Long Climb Back to #1

FH Northern Finishes Long Climb Back to #1
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Cole Rynbrandt had been there before. He’d seen his older brothers capture individual MHSAA Finals championships. On Saturday, he wanted to experience that achievement for himself.
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Dexter Extends Finals Win Streak to 4

Dexter Extends Finals Win Streak to 4
Saturday, March 9, 2019
It was only fitting that Casey Dolen was the last swimmer in the pool for Dexter on Saturday at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Boys Swimming & Diving Finals at Eastern Michigan University.  He was a member of the Dreadnaughts’ 2016 championshi...
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Preview: Team Titles Too Close to Call

Preview: Team Titles Too Close to Call
Thursday, March 7, 2019
The races for team championships at this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Boys Swimming & Diving Finals could, as a group, finish as the closest in recent memory. Both Division 1 and Division 3 have a pair of teams tied for the top spot in the rankings heading into ...
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FHC star Clay Tops Every Scoring Chart

FHC star Clay Tops Every Scoring Chart
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central standout Bryce Clay rewrote the MHSAA boys lacrosse record book over the last four seasons. Click below to find out how and check out more recent record book additions in baseball, football, girls soccer, volleyball and wrest...
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Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again

Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again
Saturday, October 20, 2018
What started with a love of the sport in elementary school grew into a second straight MHSAA Finals championship for members of the Okemos boys tennis team Saturday. Led by a core group of players who began playing tennis together at a young age, Okemos won the Lower P...
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Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again

Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again
Thursday, October 18, 2018
This year’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals will again feature a number of contenders we’re used to seeing raise trophies during the season’s closing weekend. Reigning champions Okemos in Division 2 and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in Divis...
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Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations

Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Okemos went home with the team trophy Saturday, clinching their first Lower Peninsula Division 2 title in 10 years before the finals even started at Kalamazoo College. But no one celebrated an individual medal with more exuberance than Grand Rapids Forest Hills Ce...
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Preview: Power Programs Locked In

Preview: Power Programs Locked In
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
It’s rematch time for many of the powerhouse programs in Lower Peninsula boys tennis. This weekend’s MHSAA Finals feature the same No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in both Divisions 3 and 4 as a year ago, a pair of rivals that tied for the 2015 title holding do...
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Highlight Reel: 2017 Lacrosse Finals

Highlight Reel: 2017 Lacrosse Finals
Monday, June 12, 2017
For the first time in the history of the MHSAA Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday, all four finalists for both girls and boys from the previous year returned to square off in championship game rematches, with two teams continuing their winning ways.  Here are highlig...
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Rockford Completes Drive for 5 Straight

Rockford Completes Drive for 5 Straight
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Rockford girls lacrosse coach Mike Emery has built a dynasty in Division 1, and Saturday’s 17-7 championship victory at Brighton High School over Birmingham United made it five straight MHSAA titles for the program. Get ready for more.
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Preview: Girls Finalists Ready to Replay

Preview: Girls Finalists Ready to Replay
Thursday, June 8, 2017
There appears to be a pattern forming here.  For the second straight season, Rockford and East Grand Rapids from the west and Birmingham United and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood from the east will converge to decide the MHSAA girls lacrosse championships, t...
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Vassar Star Leaves Multi-Sport Legacy

Vassar Star Leaves Multi-Sport Legacy
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Vassar’s Tyler Humbert finished outstanding football and basketball careers during the 2015-16 school year, making the MHSAA record books in both sports. Click to find out where he ranked and for more of the latest additions in baseball, girls basketbal...
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Preview: Oakland Powers Seek 4-Peats

Preview: Oakland Powers Seek 4-Peats
Friday, March 10, 2017
Only one Lower Peninsula boys swimming & diving program has won at least four straight MHSAA Finals championships over the last two decades. Birmingham Brother Rice in Division 1 and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in Division 3 have the opportunity this weeke...
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Highlight Reel: Boys & Girls Lacrosse Finals

Highlight Reel: Boys & Girls Lacrosse Finals
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Three teams maintained their winning ways at the MHSAA Lacrosse Finals on June 11, as Birmingham Brother Rice, East Grand Rapids and Rockford all successfully defended their titles in games played in Brighton and Howell.
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Comeback Rams Net 4th Straight D1 Title

Comeback Rams Net 4th Straight D1 Title
Saturday, June 11, 2016
The MHSAA Division 1 girls lacrosse championship will be staying with Rockford for another – and fourth straight – season.  And what’s more, it will be staying in the Vander Molen family for another year as well after a clutch run by middle sist...
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Preview: Kent vs Oakland, Part II

Preview: Kent vs Oakland, Part II
Friday, June 10, 2016
For the second straight season, the best of Oakland County will try to wrest away the MHSAA girls lacrosse championships from the best of Kent County when Division 1 and 2 Finals are played Saturday at Brighton High School. Rockford has won the last three Division 1 ti...
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Forest Hills Central Ends Dow D2 Run

Forest Hills Central Ends Dow D2 Run
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Senior Andrew Fox said he knew winning his No. 2 doubles final would clinch the MHSAA team title for Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central, snapping Midland Dow’s string of five consecutive championships. His doubles partner, senior Carson Schmidt, looked at him in s...
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#TBT: Groves Claims 1st Swim & Dive Title

#TBT: Groves Claims 1st Swim & Dive Title
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The 1987 and 1988 Lower Peninsula Class A Finals were two of the most closely-contested in MHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving history.  And after falling just short in 1987, Birmingham Groves edged the rest to win its first championship in the sport in 1988.
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