Entries for 'Detroit Catholic Central'

Moment: DCC's Toth Never Gives Up

Moment: DCC's Toth Never Gives Up
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Evan Toth and Detroit Catholic Central seemed all but finished heading into the final period of the final bout of the Division 1 Team Wrestling Final against Davison on Feb. 23, 2013. And then, in a little more than an instant, Toth changed his and his team’s for...
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Davison's Facundo Earns Historic Opportunity

Davison's Facundo Earns Historic Opportunity
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Alex Facundo suffered a blow when he was disqualified one week ago during a match at the Division 1 Team Finals against eventual champion Detroit Catholic Central.  But Facundo, the top-ranked wrestler in both the state and nation, did not let last weekend’s...
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D1 Preview: Returning Stars Fill Lineup

D1 Preview: Returning Stars Fill Lineup
Thursday, March 5, 2020
This weekend’s Individual Finals Division 1 brackets are absolutely loaded with stars, featuring eight champions and six runners-up from 2019’s showcase at Ford Field. But the best part over the next two days will be watching how 210 more wrestlers seeking ...
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DCC Wins D1 Clash of Annual Contenders

DCC Wins D1 Clash of Annual Contenders
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Brendin Yatooma was blocking out all of the noise Saturday at Wings Events Center.  The Detroit Catholic Central senior 215-pounder proudly hoisted the Division 1 MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals championship trophy over his head, a smile plastered ...
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D1 Preview: Bracket Packed with Power

D1 Preview: Bracket Packed with Power
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The power stacking up at this season's Division 1 Quarterfinals begins at the top and continues all the way through the final seed in Friday's bracket.  Leading off of course is three-time reigning champion Detroit Catholic Central, followed by Davison, Brighton a...
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#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals

#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals
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...
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Great Clip of the Week: DCC Lacrosse

Great Clip of the Week: DCC Lacrosse
Monday, June 10, 2019
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips and produced by State Champs! Sports Network features a goal by Detroit Catholic Central's Ryan Birney during his team's Division 1 Semifinal win over Lake Orion.
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Last-Second Goal Earns Lasting Fame

Last-Second Goal Earns Lasting Fame
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Justin Glod recalls vividly the feeling of watching another team celebrate a Division 1 lacrosse championship last year. He wasn’t about to endure that pain again with his senior season winding down.
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Preview: Opportunities to Capitalize

Preview: Opportunities to Capitalize
Friday, June 7, 2019
We entered last season’s Boys Lacrosse Finals with a familiar scenario – both championship games were rematches – and we finished the day with Detroit Catholic Central breaking new ground with its first Division 1 title. With a Semifinal win earlier t...
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Flashback 1979: Detroit Dominates Diamonds

Flashback 1979: Detroit Dominates Diamonds
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Forty years ago, baseball was concluding its ninth season with MHSAA playoffs, while softball was completing its fifth.  The metro Detroit area emerged with six of the eight championships awarded, with the Detroit Catholic League earning four of those six titles a...
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DCC's Championship Dream Comes True

DCC's Championship Dream Comes True
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Brendan Hill was hooked on high school hockey long before he played his first shift at Detroit Catholic Central. “When I was like 8 years old, I would come to these games and watch and see how rowdy the student section is,” said Hill, a senior defenseman. &...
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6 Hundredths Seal West Ottawa Title Win

6 Hundredths Seal West Ottawa Title Win
Saturday, March 9, 2019
In a matter of minutes, Holland West Ottawa senior Khadin Soto’s disappointment of placing second in the breaststroke was replaced by the euphoria of clinching his school’s first MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 swimming & diving championship. Swimming ...
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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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D1 Preview: Title Hopefuls Begin Chase

D1 Preview: Title Hopefuls Begin Chase
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Two of this weekend’s Division 1 hockey semifinalists will be playing in this late round for the first time. Three of four teams left in the bracket are seeking their first MHSAA Finals championship on the ice. And then there’s Detroit Catholic Central, top...
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4-Time Champ Hopes Legacy Is Opportunity

4-Time Champ Hopes Legacy Is Opportunity
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Kevon Davenport hopes what he accomplished Saturday night at Ford Field will stretch far and wide in the Michigan wrestling community.  The Detroit Catholic Central senior became the 26th wrestler to win four Individual Finals titles when he defeated Bay City West...
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Performance: DCC's Kevon Davenport

Performance: DCC's Kevon Davenport
Thursday, February 28, 2019
As he had the past two years, senior Kevon Davenport played a major part in Detroit Catholic Central claiming its third straight Division 1 team championship Saturday at Wings Event Center.  The nationally-regarded 145-pounder picked up three victories on the week...
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Hockey Owns Long History in Michigan HS Lore

Hockey Owns Long History in Michigan HS Lore
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Growth in Michigan high school hockey since 1972 had been spectacular. During the 1972-73 school year, according to Michigan High School Athletic Association assistant director Warren McKenzie, there were 32 high school teams playing varsity schedules. In 1973-74, there...
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D1 Preview: Seasoned Contenders Return

D1 Preview: Seasoned Contenders Return
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Six returning champions and 10 wrestlers who finished runners-up at the MHSAA Individual Finals in 2018 get this weekend’s Division 1 brackets at Ford Field off to an incredible start. But they represent just one layer of elite contenders attempting to make histo...
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DCC Wins Power-Packed Rematch in D1

DCC Wins Power-Packed Rematch in D1
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Tony Greathouse has built one of the state’s elite wrestling programs at Brighton over the past six years.  Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, the state’s most elite program currently resides in their division.
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D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets

D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets
Friday, February 22, 2019
This weekend’s Division 1 team wrestling field at Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center is power-packed again, and that might be an understatement. Detroit Catholic Central is wrestling for its third straight Division 1 title, but four other teams that have won at...
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