Entries for 'Flint Kearsley'

Flint Kearsley, New Boston Huron Rule D2

Flint Kearsley, New Boston Huron Rule D2
Friday, March 1, 2019
There couldn’t have been a more appropriate showdown for the Division 2 girls bowling team championship Friday. Flint Kearsley and Tecumseh entered No. 1 and No. 2 in number of Division 2 titles won, and happened to be seeded No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, out of...
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Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs

Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Seven reigning team champions and five singles title winners are returning for this weekend’s MHSAA Girls & Boys Bowling Finals. But this sport annually seems to allow for a higher degree of the unexpected at this highest level of competition – so expec...
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Performance: Flint Kearsley's Imari Blond

Performance: Flint Kearsley's Imari Blond
Thursday, January 24, 2019
A two-time all-stater and last season’s MHSAA Finals singles runner-up in Division 2, Flint Kearsley junior Imari Blond is well on her way to building one of the most impressive bowling careers in state high school history.  Sunday saw her add to the pile of...
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Pennfield, Kearsley Enjoy Repeat Success

Pennfield, Kearsley Enjoy Repeat Success
Friday, March 2, 2018
It was like old times for Battle Creek Pennfield’s boys bowling team at Friday’s Division 2 Team Finals at Super Bowl. Winning the title was nothing new; the Panthers did it last year in Division 3. That made Pennfield the first school to win back-to-back b...
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Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance

Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance
Thursday, March 1, 2018
On one hand heading into this weekend’s MHSAA Bowling Finals, we have the Flint Kearsley girls – winners of five of the last six Division 2 titles and top-ranked again.  On the other, we’re guaranteed at least three new team champions Friday &nda...
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Flint Corridor Powers Girls Bowling's Best

Flint Corridor Powers Girls Bowling's Best
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Girls bowling teams in the Flint area do not need to drive far to find high-level competition. A 28-mile route can be taken from reigning Division 3 champion Birch Run – just north of the Saginaw/Genesee county line – to Division 1 champion Davison. And alo...
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D2 Winners Follow Through on Title Plans

D2 Winners Follow Through on Title Plans
Saturday, March 4, 2017
The Division 2 boys bowling championship came down to the final frame Friday, and when it was over, Lowell had completed a three-year plan that culminated in the school’s first MHSAA title.
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D2 Preview: Contenders Chasing Carlson

D2 Preview: Contenders Chasing Carlson
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...
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Preview: Powers Set to Strike Again

Preview: Powers Set to Strike Again
Thursday, March 2, 2017
This could be a weekend of unprecedented successes for Michigan high school bowlers. The Davison and Flint Kearsley girls teams both will roll in Friday's Team Finals for their fifth championships over the last six seasons. Four 2016 singles champions also return, ...
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Ploof Legacy Grows, Robison's Begins

Ploof Legacy Grows, Robison's Begins
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Flint Kearsley's first family of bowling has its second MHSAA individual champion, senior Hannah, who closed out a championship-laden high school career by winning the Division 2 individual title Saturday at Super Bowl. Meanwhile, Sturgis has its first bowling champion...
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Eastern, Kearsley Write Winning Endings

Eastern, Kearsley Write Winning Endings
Friday, March 4, 2016
The story of the Lansing Eastern boys bowling program reads like a work of fiction, but is a true story that doesn't need Hollywood to jazz it up. The Flint Kearsley girls program has built quite a narrative as well, and added a third straight MHSAA championship to the...
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Preview: Expect the Unexpected

Preview: Expect the Unexpected
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Few MHSAA tournaments are tougher to analyze and predict than the Girls and Boys Bowling Finals. The top scorers from last weekend’s Regionals included a number of unranked teams, and two of the No. 1-ranked lineups at the start of the postseason didn’t qua...
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Belles Rings Loudly in Freshman Season

Belles Rings Loudly in Freshman Season
Friday, May 15, 2015
Kayla Belles had a memorable freshman season this winter for the Ithaca girls basketball team. And her performance against Sanford-Meridian on March 4 is one she’ll never forget. Read on to find out why plus see all of this week's additions to the MHSAA record li...
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Legacies Created, Grow with D2 Winners

Legacies Created, Grow with D2 Winners
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Flint Kearsley can add another championship to its school bowling history. Muskegon Reeths-Puffer can add its first. After Kearsley won its second Finals team title in as many years Friday, junior Chad Stephens took home the singles title Saturday at Century Lanes in ...
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Preview: Contenders New and Old

Preview: Contenders New and Old
Thursday, March 5, 2015
All eight MHSAA bowling champions from 2014 will return for this weekend’s Team Finals on Friday, and four who have won individual titles will compete in Singles Finals on Saturday. But that hardly means we should expect everything to fall into place as it has in...
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Highlight Reel: Friday's Quarterfinal Video

Highlight Reel: Friday's Quarterfinal Video
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The first day of MHSAA Team Finals weekend is one of the busiest days of each wrestling season, with 16 matches over four divisions deciding those that will move on to meet in Saturday’s Semifinals. And we’ve got highlights for every team that competed Fri...
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D2 Preview: Ready for Storied Finish

D2 Preview: Ready for Storied Finish
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Coaches R.J. Boudro and Joe Ray Barry will lead celebrated wrestling programs into Friday’s MHSAA Quarterfinals at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena. But while Lowell and Eaton Rapids, respectively, have combined for 12 MHSAA titles and are the top seeds in Divi...
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Kearsley Sweeps D2 Bowling Titles

Kearsley Sweeps D2 Bowling Titles
Friday, February 28, 2014
Flint Kearsley swept the MHSAA Division Bowling Finals as the boys took home their first championship trophy and the girls claimed their second title in three years Friday. "It's awesome. It'll never get old," Kearsley girls coach Robert Ploof said. "Just to have t...
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Girls Bowling: Great Expectations Met

Girls Bowling: Great Expectations Met
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Davison was the favorite all season to win the MHSAA Division 1 championship at M-66 Bowl. On Friday, the Cardinals made good on that high expectation -- as did three more MHSAA Finals champions, including two more who had never won that biggest prize before.
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Bowling Finals: Ready to Roll

Bowling Finals: Ready to Roll
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Few MHSAA sports end with as many unexpected champions as emerge at the Bowling Finals, which will be contested this weekend at four sites around the state. Here is our rundown of some of the favorites in each division -- and guesses at a few surprises as well.
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