Entries for 'Detroit Catholic Central'

#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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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 13 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ce...
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Young to Lead BCAM's Next Generation

Young to Lead BCAM's Next Generation
Friday, November 30, 2018
The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan recently celebrated its 42nd year – and starting Jan. 1, BCAM will welcome just its fourth executive director. Tom Hursey, 74, will step down as executive director and hand the gavel over to Dan Young, Hursey&rs...
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DCC Starts Title Reign by Ending Rival Rice's

DCC Starts Title Reign by Ending Rival Rice's
Saturday, June 9, 2018
There was never a doubt in Joey Kamish’s mind. Not when his team trailed by three goals midway through the fourth quarter. Not when his team still trailed after his goal cut the deficit to one. And certainly not when his second straight tied the game, 10-10,...
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Preview: Repeat Rematches Reign

Preview: Repeat Rematches Reign
Friday, June 8, 2018
There’s little question which teams have been the best in Michigan boys lacrosse the last few seasons. For the third straight, the MHSAA Finals will feature rematches of Detroit Catholic League rivals Detroit Catholic Central and Birmingham Brother Rice in Divisi...
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DCC Striding Through Memorable Start

DCC Striding Through Memorable Start
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The win was only one and came now a month ago, and the first of two possible rematches is Saturday. So everything about this Detroit Catholic Central boys lacrosse season hasn’t been and shouldn’t be about a 10-9 overtime victory April 10 over Birmingham Br...
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