Entries for 'Dearborn Divine Child'
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Flint IMA had been to the MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals what Joe Louis Arena was to the Detroit Red Wings since it began hosting high school championships in the state in 1977.
For parts of four decades, the facility set the scene for many memorable moments on ice for sc...Continue Reading
Friday, March 1, 2019
Gibraltar Carlson and Allen Park have combined to win the last 11 Division 2 competitive cheer championships and also earn five of the runner-up places during that time.
The Downriver League rivals will be favorites again at Saturday’s Division 2 Finals at the Gr...Continue Reading
Friday, June 15, 2018
The Escanaba softball team that returned to Secchia Stadium on Thursday may not be too different from those that made trips to the Division 2 Semifinals in 2016 and 2017 as well.
But a couple of notable characteristics have the Eskymos sticking around for a few more da...Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids.
But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...Continue Reading
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Often, a child of a successful athlete has difficulty living up to that standard.
To this point, that’s not the case with Aidan Hutchinson.Continue Reading
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Stevensville Lakeshore trailed 1-0 and did not have a hit until leadoff batter Ryan Remus stepped to the plate to open the bottom of the third inning of Thursday’s Division 2 Semifinal against Chelsea.
That’s when the game changed. Remus singled, went to se...Continue Reading
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Great stories abound among this weekend’s 16 semifinalists vying for MHSAA baseball championships.
Ten teams are seeking their first baseball titles. Six hope to play in a Final for the first time. Two entered the postseason with sub-.500 records. And a small-sch...Continue Reading
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Finals field is set for Saturday's games in the MHSAA Ice Hockey Tournament after Semifinals took place Friday in Divisions 3 and 1 at USA Arena in Plymouth.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Seven of 12 teams playing in this weekend's Ice Hockey Semifinals find themselves a mere two victories from the first MHSAA championship in their programs' histories.
If pre-tournament rankings continue to play out, at least one of those hopefuls will celebrate S...Continue Reading
Friday, March 3, 2017
Saturday’s Division 2 Competitive Cheer Final will have a nice mix of familiar and new – even as the favorite is one of the most dominant powerhouses in the history of the sport.
Gibraltar Carlson has won six straight championships, and Allen Park is expect...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Although Halloween was five days ago, Jarrett Hageman openly admits that he was never so scared in his life than he was late Saturday afternoon.
Even in the broad daylight with no ghosts or ghouls around to spook him.Continue Reading
Friday, November 4, 2016
Four of eight finalists at Saturday's MHSAA Boys Soccer Finals are playing to take home the champion's trophy for the first time in their programs' histories.
And considering that none of seven teams that play in leagues won them this fall, claiming the highest title w...Continue Reading
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Some great defense in overtime propels Dearborn Divine Child to a championship in this week’s 80s Finals Flashback series on MHSAA.tv.
The sixth game in our weekly summer series is the 1986 Class B Girls Basketball Final between the Falcons and Okemos.Continue Reading
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The first day of the MHSAA Baseball & Softball Semifinals at Michigan State University’s Old College Field began under rainy conditions Thursday, but finished under a flourish of sunshine as four teams punched their tickets into Saturday’s Finals.Continue Reading
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Mike Mokma had four innings Thursday morning to scout DeWitt’s lineup as he watched his school’s first MHSAA Semifinal from his post at first base.
As if the Holland Christian ace needed help, he also appears to take exceptional mental notes.Continue Reading
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Reigning MHSAA champions Hartland and Jackson Lumen Christi will return to Michigan State University's McLane Stadium this weekend hoping to enjoy another celebration on the final weekend of the 2015-16 school year.
But nine of 16 contenders at this season's Semi...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
In 1971, Jennifer Bradley, a 17-year-old senior at New Buffalo High School, attempted to play for the school’s varsity baseball team. Her request was rejected by the team’s coach. The story made national news.
Into this environment was born an expanding arr...Continue Reading
Friday, March 4, 2016
Gibraltar Carlson can add an MHSAA record Saturday to its already-incredible competitive cheer history.
With a sixth straight Division 2 championship, the Marauders would stand alone with the most consecutive MHSAA titles, regardless of class or division. They currentl...Continue Reading
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Last April, Dearborn Divine Child assistant girls basketball coach Julie Kaniewski received some news for which she was not prepared.
“We were working with the returning players,” Kaniewski said. “We were going over some stuff for the summer, and as w...Continue Reading
Friday, March 6, 2015
No MHSAA Final in any sport has produced as consistent a series of finishes as the Division 2 Competitive Cheer Final over the last four seasons.
Gibraltar Carlson on Saturday is chasing a fifth straight title. Dearborn Divine Child has finished runner-up the last four...Continue Reading