Entries for 'Grand Ledge'
Thursday, October 8, 2020
A hop and a wave.
That’s what it took for Grand Ledge to pull off the most unlikely of comebacks in the 2000 Division 1 MHSAA Football title game at the Pontiac Silverdome, doing what no team has ever done – scoring two touchdowns during the final minute to...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Petersburg Summerfield earned its first MHSAA Finals baseball championship in 2019 thanks to timely hitting and pitching and with plenty of valuable base-running mixed in – and all three at record book-caliber levels.
Check out their achievements and click b...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The look on the faces of Farmington Hills Mercy’s 200-yard medley relay team pretty much said it all.
And what was not said with facial expressions was very clearly communicated by the Marlins’ coaches as the opening race ended.Continue Reading
Monday, August 13, 2018
Mount Morris’ Sarah Tabit soon will have a national record to celebrate as part of one of the most impressive runs through MHSAA volleyball history.
Click to find out where her accomplishments rank all-time, and read on for more recent MHSAA record book...Continue Reading
Monday, May 14, 2018
Crystal Falls Forest Park ran away, literally, with its first 8-player football championship this past fall, setting statewide records for yardage and touchdowns.
The Trojans' accomplishments are among the latest additions to the MHSAA record books in five sports.Continue Reading
Thursday, February 22, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features a dunk by Brandon Johns off an inbounds pass in a key boys basketball win over Grand Ledge.Continue Reading
Thursday, November 16, 2017
A change in division by one state power could change things up significantly at two of this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals.
Regular favorites are expected to contend again in Division 1 after Rockford emerged to claim its first title...Continue Reading
Monday, June 5, 2017
This season’s MHSAA Baseball and Softball Finals will be played in two weeks, June 15-17 at Michigan State University.
As we begin to turn our attention to that grand finale for the school year, MHSAA historian Ron Pesch takes on a recollection of the diamond cha...Continue Reading
Thursday, May 18, 2017
With the spring regular season winding down, this week’s offerings of live streams on MHSAA.tv feature live coverage of the running finals of an MHSAA Division 1 Track & Field Regional.Continue Reading
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Vicksburg’s runs to back-to-back District titles – and the Division 2 championship game last spring – were keyed by a productive offense, including contributions by a pair who are seniors this spring.
Click below to learn about their successes and the...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 9, 2017
While last year’s MHSAA Gymnastics Team Final featured a group of veteran contenders rising as expected to the top, Friday’s season finale could be one of the most wide-open in some time.
Two-time reigning champion Rockford has surged again with a...Continue Reading
Friday, September 30, 2016
Brendan Garfield plays for one of his town’s most storied sports teams.
But someday, he may be known as an author of another successful chapter in Grand Ledge athletics.Continue Reading
Monday, May 16, 2016
Gaylord junior Dominic LaJoie just missed on a third MHSAA wrestling individual championship this winter, falling in the Division 2 championship match at 119 pounds, but he finished the season with a pair of MHSAA records in his sport.
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Marcus Matelski finished his brilliant high school basketball career at Boyne Falls this winter among the all-time leaders in MHSAA history in both points and steals.
Click below for more on the 6-foot-2 guard’s accomplishments and other recent additions to MHSAA...Continue Reading
Sunday, March 13, 2016
One by one, teammates hugged Rachel Hogan, while her coach Duane Haring placed medals around the necks of the other placers and worked to keep himself together.
Before this weekend, nine Grand Ledge gymnasts had combined to win 13 all-around MHSAA Finals championships...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Rockford/Sparta enjoyed quite the MHSAA Finals weekend in 2015, claiming the first team championship since 1989, on its home floor, and the Division 1 individual title the following afternoon.
With their top gymnasts including that individual champion and another favor...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Often, the most intriguing bouts heading into a weekend of wrestling at The Palace of Auburn Hills are scheduled somewhere in the middle weights.
But this weekend, arguably the best matchup could come in a rematch among the heaviest competitors in Division 1.Continue Reading
Friday, February 26, 2016
Hartland, Davison and Detroit Catholic Central have taken turns against each other and as the presumed favorite in Division 1 this season.
They make up the top three seeds among another strong class of teams from Michigan's largest wrestling schools, but should b...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Five-time MHSAA individual champion Rachel Hogan has been cautious this season after spraining her right ankle the week before Grand Ledge's first gymnastics meet.
But the Comets' senior showed she's ready to contend again, earning the Michigan National Guard "Pe...Continue Reading
Friday, December 11, 2015
Sometimes it takes a year or two for records and appropriate documentation to find their way to the MHSAA office in East Lansing.
Sometimes it takes a little bit longer – or in the case of former Ionia receiver Adam Kerr, more than two decades and only after a ch...Continue Reading