Entries for 'Birmingham Seaholm'
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Hannah Williams doesn't mind flying under the radar. In fact, the Portage Northern sophomore has thrived in the underdog role.
Williams went from virtually an unknown freshman to shocking nearly everyone including herself with a pair of individual titles at Satur...Continue Reading
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Swimming may be the sport most reliant on a training schedule, with athletes purposefully prepping for a specific championship day.
This season’s plan dissolved in November for Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals participants – but in its p...Continue Reading
Friday, November 6, 2020
Two familiar last names battled for the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 girls cross country individual championship Friday, but in separate races.
In the end, Birmingham Seaholm senior Audrey DaDamio had the fastest time in the two heats that were run in a cross count...Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
By December, with the annual announcement of Michigan’s All-State football team, the intense pressure of the 1951 season had disappeared for two of the state’s finest high school coaches.
Stresses of competing for consideration as Michigan's best high schoo...Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Who says you can’t do any gardening in November?
It certainly worked for the Birmingham Seaholm girls swimming & diving team.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Familiar faces in new places could lead to some substantial shaking up at this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals.
Two-time reigning Division 2 champion Okemos is playing in Division 1, and reigning Division 4 champion Ann Arbor Greenhills will take a r...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 10, 2019
While the best part of a cross country or track race is the sprint to the finish line, it was actually having the race be over that excited Audrey DaDamio the most.
Growing up, DaDamio loved watching older sister Rachel, who finished second at the 2014 Lower Peninsula ...Continue Reading
Saturday, June 1, 2019
One of the biggest challenges a high school coach can face is blending a talented group of freshmen with a successful group of returning players.
Veteran Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern tennis coach Dave Sukup faced that challenge this year.Continue Reading
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Saturday’s girls tennis forecast calls for traditional powers to dominate another Lower Peninsula Finals.
But keep an eye out for at least a pair of hopefuls aiming for their first championships in this sport.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Three Michigan high school coaches with long histories of championship success were honored Wednesday with 2018 National Coaches of the Year awards presented by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS) Coaches Association.Continue Reading
Saturday, November 17, 2018
In his more than two decades as the face of the Rochester Adams swimming & diving program, Tim Hickey has seen his share of great swimmers in his school’s pool, including former Olympian Peter Vanderkaay.
But Vanderkaay and those other standout swimmers...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 15, 2018
This season’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals all have fascinating storylines – and all three are vastly different entering the weekend.
In Division 1, in what might be a first, every individual champion is back from 2017 – and last...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 25, 2018
We recently ran across a copy of the 2008 Fall MHSAA Magazine Show produced by FOX Sports Detroit, and each week we’ll “throw back” to a few segments.
This week, coming off the 2018 Lower Peninsula Girls Golf and Boys Tennis Finals, we recall the 2008...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Monday, August 13, 2018
Mount Morris’ Sarah Tabit soon will have a national record to celebrate as part of one of the most impressive runs through MHSAA volleyball history.
Click to find out where her accomplishments rank all-time, and read on for more recent MHSAA record book...Continue Reading