Entries for 'East Grand Rapids'

Finals Flashback: Remembering the '9s'

Finals Flashback: Remembering the '9s'
Friday, November 29, 2019
This weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field will conclude another decade for the most played and watched high school sport in Michigan. We’ll roll into this year’s games remembering some decade-enders of the past from 1979, 1989, 1999...
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Added Inspiration Boosts EGR to Title 23

Added Inspiration Boosts EGR to Title 23
Saturday, November 23, 2019
This one was for the coach.  The East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team drove across the state this weekend to Oakland University to attempt to repeat as Lower Peninsula Division 3 champion without a key figure: legendary head coach Butch Briggs.
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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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EGR's Bishop, Fremont Earn Places with Elite

EGR's Bishop, Fremont Earn Places with Elite
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Evan Bishop of East Grand Rapids had already established himself as one of the elite runners in a state known for producing great distance talent. But while Bishop had credentials and a reputation that stacked up favorably with anyone’s in Michigan, he didn&rsquo...
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Petr's Kick Highlights EGR D2 Dominance

Petr's Kick Highlights EGR D2 Dominance
Saturday, November 2, 2019
As Anna Petr charged toward the finish line at Michigan International Speedway, trying to overtake the reigning champion, her mind began to think of all the people who helped her get to this position. One special memory was that of her mother, Angela, who died from bre...
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Preview: Challengers Chase History

Preview: Challengers Chase History
Friday, November 1, 2019
Make way for historic finishes at Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Cross Country Finals at Michigan International Speedway. Two of four team favorites have never won before. A third hasn’t won in more than two decades. There will be at least two new i...
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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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Performance: EGR's Audrey Whiteside

Performance: EGR's Audrey Whiteside
Friday, June 14, 2019
Senior attack Audrey Whiteside had seven goals and three assists as East Grand Rapids regained the Division 2 championship Saturday with 22-7 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian, earning her the MHSAA “Performance of the Week.”  Whiteside finished this sp...
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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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Great Clip of the Week: EGR Lacrosse

Great Clip of the Week: EGR Lacrosse
Monday, June 3, 2019
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips and produced by State Champs! Sports Network features a goal by East Grand Rapids' Colin Stecco during his team's Division 2 Regional Final victory.
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Forest Hills Northern Finds Winning Mix

Forest Hills Northern Finds Winning Mix
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.
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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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D3 Preview: Challenging the Champ

D3 Preview: Challenging the Champ
Thursday, March 7, 2019
A year ago, Detroit Country Day won its first MHSAA hockey championship since 1981 – and a year later, Houghton may have to go through the Yellowjackets to win its first title on the ice since 1982. But two others will challenge the past champions recent and old....
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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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#TBT: 2008 MHSAA Football Finals

#TBT: 2008 MHSAA Football Finals
Thursday, November 29, 2018
We conclude our Throwback Thursday run through of 2008 MHSAA Finals highlights with football, plus a feature from FOX Sports Detroit on Manistee Catholic Central – at that time one of the state’s smallest 11-player football powerhouses. 
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East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22

East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The more things change for the East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team, the more they remain the same. After graduating a large and talented senior class that led East to the 2017 Lower Peninsula Division 2 championship, the Pioneers moved back into Division...
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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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Theis, EGR Forge Championship Paths

Theis, EGR Forge Championship Paths
Saturday, November 3, 2018
The crown is staying in the family. One year after Lansing Catholic’s Olivia Theis ran the fastest time ever at the MHSAA Girls Cross Country Finals, her sister assumed her vacated Lower Peninsula Division 2 title Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
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Otsego Ace, Chelsea Outpace D2 Field

Otsego Ace, Chelsea Outpace D2 Field
Saturday, November 3, 2018
When Alex Comerford of Otsego decided it was go time, the race was over. Nobody else in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final field could muster a response to Comerford’s 4:49.11 second-mile surge, one which turned a close race at the mile into a 2.1-mile vi...
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