Entries for 'Bloomfield Hills Marian'

Amid Loss, Marian Closes Out Inspired Win

Amid Loss, Marian Closes Out Inspired Win
Saturday, January 16, 2021
One of the great moments at the end of any MHSAA Final is the winning coach hoisting the trophy aloft and joining their players in celebration.  On Saturday, Bloomfield Hills Marian volleyball coach Mayssa Cook passed on that moment, and in the process...
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Preview: Surging In Uncharted Waters

Preview: Surging In Uncharted Waters
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...
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Preview: Powers Return to Battle Creek

Preview: Powers Return to Battle Creek
Thursday, January 14, 2021
This season began with teams practicing outside, and included nearly two months off for COVID-19 precautions before this final week. But the scene over the next three days at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena will look quite familiar with a number of regulars back i...
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Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat

Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Shannon Kennedy is one of the most accomplished high school golfers the state of Michigan has ever seen. She’s also one heck of a basketball player. So when she stared down perhaps the most important putt of her high school career Saturday afternoon at the MHSAA ...
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Preview: Parade of Past Champions

Preview: Parade of Past Champions
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Few MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals weekends, at least in recent memory, have featured so many successful returning teams and individuals as this weekend's will at Michigan State University's Forest Akers courses.  Two programs riding consecutive champions...
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Moment: OT Winner Makes Marian History

Moment: OT Winner Makes Marian History
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Marian entered the 2019 Girls Soccer Finals with the third-most championships in the sport in MHSAA history, and seeking to become the seventh program to win three in a row. A familiar opponent awaited. And eventually so too did sophomore Maria Askouni...
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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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Kennedy Repeat Keys Marian Title Sweep

Kennedy Repeat Keys Marian Title Sweep
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Shannon Kennedy had no trouble sleeping the night before her drive for a second MHSAA Finals title in three years. The Bloomfield Hills Marian junior held a two-shot lead after the first round of the Lower Peninsula  Division 3 championship at The Meadows. Bu...
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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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Marian's Latest Title Run Familiar & New

Marian's Latest Title Run Familiar & New
Friday, June 14, 2019
For all the success the Bloomfield Hills Marian soccer team has enjoyed over the last two decades, the 2019 Division 2 Final offered the Mustangs a chance to achieve two things for the first time. One, Marian won three consecutive championships for the first time in sc...
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Preview: How Will These Stories End?

Preview: How Will These Stories End?
Thursday, June 13, 2019
While it’s convenient when previewing a Finals series to find a common theme bonding all four games, sometimes that’s just not possible.  Sometimes, like this weekend, the stories are unrelated – but all worth the price of admission.
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East Grand Rapids Begins New Reign

East Grand Rapids Begins New Reign
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Less than a minute into Saturday’s Division 2 Girls Lacrosse Final at Novi High School, East Grand Rapids began to assert its dominance against Bloomfield Hills Marian. And playing a flawless, turnover-free first half, the Pioneers piled up 18 goals on the way to...
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Preview: Finalists Take Familiar Road

Preview: Finalists Take Familiar Road
Friday, June 7, 2019
The favorites will be familiar and the challengers are on their way heading into Saturday’s Girls Lacrosse Finals at Novi High School. Division 1 top-ranked Rockford and Division 2 top-ranked East Grand Rapids have won a combined 12 MHSAA Finals titles, and even ...
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Preview: Powers Set to Shine Again

Preview: Powers Set to Shine Again
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.
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Notre Dame Prep Finishes Title Climb

Notre Dame Prep Finishes Title Climb
Monday, February 25, 2019
Christmas shopping wasn’t the motivation for Pontiac Notre Dame Prep ski coach Craig McLeod to go on Amazon back when the ski season got going in December.  Instead, he visited the popular internet shopping site to order some motivation for his team.
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3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor

3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor
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.
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#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: Success Stories Soon to Be Told

Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told
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...
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Preview: Legendary Opportunities Await

Preview: Legendary Opportunities Await
Thursday, October 18, 2018
No doubt, this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals will provide unforgettable moments for everyone who takes part. But there also are a number of storylines heading in that could prove memorable in statewide lore for seasons to come.
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Oakland Standing Tall Among State's Elite

Oakland Standing Tall Among State's Elite
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep capped the first fall volleyball season in MHSAA history in 2007 with a Class B championship – the first won in any class by an Oakland County high school.  Before that season, teams from the county had reached title matches just six ...
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