Entries for 'Flint Powers Catholic'
Friday, August 14, 2020
Richland Gull Lake’s Lauren Esman was named Miss Softball Pitcher of the Year as a senior in 2019. But her MHSAA record book legacy all was built at the plate, as she graduated with 19 entries.
Click for more on those and recent record book additions in...Continue Reading
Sunday, May 31, 2020
With all Spring sports canceled for 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been a season of recalling fond memories as we all sit and wait for the return of high school athletics in Michigan.
This time we’re diving 40 years deep to the Baseball and Sof...Continue Reading
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
After being stung by Detroit Country Day’s fourth-quarter comeback and buzzer-beating game winner in the 1999 Class B Final, the Flint Powers Catholic girls basketball team would not offer an opportunity for the same dramatic ending in the teams’ 2000 rematc...Continue Reading
Monday, April 20, 2020
The 1999 Class B championship game clash of Detroit Country Day and Flint Powers Catholic finished with one of the most memorable game-winning shots in Michigan high school girls basketball history – and started a string of three straight MHSAA Finals matchups bet...Continue Reading
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Sault Ste. Marie sent 54 shots at Flint Powers Catholic’s net during their Division 3 Semifinal on March 8, 2013, compared to 21 shots on goal by the Chargers.
But only when Eric Hillock fired through his second goal in double overtime did the Blue Devils gain a ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
More than 50 shots had been fired on goal through three periods of the Division 3 Hockey Final on March 8, 2008. But none had found the back of the net as Flint Powers Catholic and Calumet headed into overtime at Compuware Sports Arena.
To that point, Powers had outsho...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Sean Spidle is back where he started this run, and with an opportunity to finish it among the all-time greats in MHSAA wrestling history.
The Flint Powers Catholic senior, along with two others this weekend, will wrestle at Ford Field to become the 27th to win fou...Continue Reading
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Shannon Kennedy had no trouble sleeping the night before her drive for a second MHSAA Finals title in three years.
The Bloomfield Hills Marian junior held a two-shot lead after the first round of the Lower Peninsula Division 3 championship at The Meadows. Bu...Continue Reading
Sunday, March 3, 2019
A change in divisions couldn’t slow Sean Spidle down.
The Flint Powers Catholic junior claimed his third straight MHSAA individual wrestling championship Saturday, defeating Tecumseh’s Joshua Hilton 9-6 in the Division 2 112-pound final. Spidle won titles i...Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
If seeds hold up this weekend, 11 schools will have representation atop the podium at the Division 2 Individual Wrestling Finals at Ford Field.
That wouldn’t be unprecedented; in fact, last season’s Division 2 championship matches produced winners from 13 s...Continue Reading
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Jack Snow was a longtime fixture with the Flint Powers Catholic golf program – a mainstay who helped build the girls program into one of the best in the state of Michigan.
He wasn’t at Forest Akers East in East Lansing on Saturday as the Chargers captured t...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 18, 2018
No doubt, this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals will provide unforgettable moments for everyone who takes part.
But there also are a number of storylines heading in that could prove memorable in statewide lore for seasons to come.Continue Reading
Saturday, June 16, 2018
The Flint Powers Catholic girls soccer team hadn’t experienced a figurative bolt of lightning like this during its MHSAA Tournament run.
Holding on to a one-goal lead and just over 20 minutes from clinching another title – and having not allowed a goa...Continue Reading
Thursday, June 14, 2018
This weekend will feature a first-time scenario in MHSAA girls soccer, and one certainly rare in any sport at any level:
The Division 2, 3 and 4 championships games Friday or Saturday at Williamston High School will be rematches of the same Finals from 2017. Grand Blan...Continue Reading
Sunday, June 10, 2018
The Flint Powers Catholic boys golf team gained plenty of experience playing after extensive weather delays this season.
That experience paid major dividends during the second round of the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Saturday.Continue Reading
Thursday, June 7, 2018
This could be a weekend of coincidence as all four 2017 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals runners-up are in position to take the most challenging last step and become MHSAA champions.
Keep an eye on Grosse Pointe South, Flint Powers Catholic, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids...Continue Reading
Friday, May 25, 2018
Art Moody practices what he preaches.
His sermon often reiterates the common sports mantra of taking things one game at a time. So as he was about to finish off win No. 200 as girls soccer coach at Flint Powers Catholic last week, he saw it as it was, a regular-season ...Continue Reading
Friday, April 27, 2018
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s boys tennis team finished fourth in Lower Peninsula Division 2 in the fall, led by a single star and a powerful doubles lineup whose accomplishments have been added to the MHSAA record book.
Click to see those and more rec...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Brandon Whitman and Jarrett Trombley will both be headed to the state of North Carolina this fall.
Before leaving, however, they put on one more show Saturday night for wrestling fans at the MHSAA Individual Championships.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A total of 23 reigning champions will return to this weekend’s MHSAA Individual Finals, and all 56 who will be crowned will be celebrated by their schools and communities.
But as is often true on this biggest stage, the crowd’s focus will turn nearly ...Continue Reading