Entries for 'Grand Rapids Catholic Central'
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
East Grand Rapids’ Tim Johnston, Maple City Glen Lake’s Mark Mattson, Vicksburg’s Michael Roy and Gaylord’s Christian Wilson all lead programs that frequently earn headlines for success in competition. But these four athletic directors also are k...Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
By December, with the annual announcement of Michigan’s All-State football team, the intense pressure of the 1951 season had disappeared for two of the state’s finest high school coaches.
Stresses of competing for consideration as Michigan's best high schoo...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Nearly a decade later, the 2011 Division 2 Final between Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart remains tied for the highest-scoring in the MHSAA’s 15-year girls lacrosse history.
And Haley Brennan’s goal with 6.4 sec...Continue Reading
Friday, April 10, 2020
When Jack Pendery scored 5 minutes and 25 seconds into overtime on March 11, 2016, he finished Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s comeback from a two-goal deficit and sent the Eagles to the Division 3 hockey championship game with a 3-2 win over Chelsea.
The Bulldog...Continue Reading
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Into a world filled with the challenges of World War I, a new menace arrived
It didn’t wear colors or plead allegiance to a flag. It held no prejudice. It knew no borders.Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 10 student-athletes from Class B 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...Continue Reading
Friday, November 29, 2019
Joey Silveri and his Grand Rapids Catholic Central teammates wanted to prove Friday they had the talent to match up with Detroit Country Day.
It turns out, the Cougars had the talent to overwhelm the top-ranked football team in Division 4 as they cruised to a 44-0 vict...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 28, 2019
There will be no appetizers for this weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field.
Show up early and stay late – every game both days has a story, ranging from two first-time finalists playing for the Division 1 title to two of the most successf...Continue Reading
Monday, June 24, 2019
A photo of Grand Rapids Catholic Central catcher Luke Passinault embracing relief pitcher Joe Collins after the Cougars’ 3-2 win June 13 at McLane Stadium was not unlike many celebrating the thrill of victory during the final sports weekend of the 2018-19 school y...Continue Reading
Saturday, June 15, 2019
By the time the final weekend of the baseball season came around, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s was a juggernaut.
The young but incredibly talented Eaglets showed that by defeating their final two opponents by a combined score of 18-1, including an 8-1 victory Sa...Continue Reading
Friday, June 14, 2019
Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Brenden Leonard said Thursday that teammate Joe Collins had ice water in his veins.
Funny, because while he said that, Leonard had ice and freezing cold water all over his body.Continue Reading
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
While it’s an obvious statement this spring’s 16 MHSAA baseball semifinalists have peaked at the right time, it might mean a little more this weekend at Michigan State University’s McLane Baseball Stadium.
Five teams – including half the final f...Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Colleen Nagel can only shake her head when one of her former Grand Rapids Catholic Central basketball players offers an observation after dropping by a Cougars practice.
Now in her 30th year of coaching, and first season of her second stint at Catholic Central, the for...Continue Reading
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A trio of football games pitting schools with 2-0 records highlights this week’s schedule on MHSAA.tv.Continue Reading
Monday, June 25, 2018
After spending four seasons stopping opponents from finding the net, former Grand Haven boys lacrosse goalie Gabe Liebetreu can be found 28 times in the MHSAA record book.
Find out where and read on for recent MHSAA records entries in baseball, girls and boys basketbal...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Carlos Johnson knew it was good when it left his hand. His Benton Harbor coaches and teammates knew it, too.
The star sophomore hit the biggest shot on a Saturday night full of them – a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play – to give the Tigers a 65-64 overtime...Continue Reading
Friday, March 23, 2018
Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s victory celebration had a championship feel Friday night.
The Cougars hadn’t locked down their first MHSAA boys basketball title yet. But it was impossible to not understand their heightened excitement.Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Class B could feature the most entertaining matchups of this weekend’s Boys Basketball Finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center.
From one side of the bracket will emerge a longtime power. From the other, a contender led by one of the state's bri...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 8, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features an alley-oop dunk by Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Darrell Belcher from teammate Austin Braun. Continue Reading
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Standing 6-foot-10, Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s Marcus Bingham, Jr., has a rare combination of size, length and skill.
However, another asset in his overall game has come to the surface during the early weeks of this season.Continue Reading