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GR Christian Runs Finals Win Streak to 3

GR Christian Runs Finals Win Streak to 3
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Grand Rapids Christian volleyball coach Tiffannie Gates said she knew Lake Odessa Lakewood wanted another crack at her team in this season’s Division 2 Final.  Lakewood earned that opportunity, but it was the Eagles who walked out of Kellogg...
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Preview: Powers Return to Battle Creek

Preview: Powers Return to Battle Creek
Thursday, January 14, 2021
This season began with teams practicing outside, and included nearly two months off for COVID-19 precautions before this final week. But the scene over the next three days at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena will look quite familiar with a number of regulars back i...
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Preview: Past Champs Back in Running

Preview: Past Champs Back in Running
Thursday, November 5, 2020
The first runners down the home stretch at Michigan International Speedway this weekend could look familiar for at least three divisions of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Cross Country Finals. The fourth? That’s guaranteed to finish much differently than a year ...
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Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat

Record-Tying Champ Drives Marian Repeat
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Shannon Kennedy is one of the most accomplished high school golfers the state of Michigan has ever seen. She’s also one heck of a basketball player. So when she stared down perhaps the most important putt of her high school career Saturday afternoon at the MHSAA ...
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Preview: Parade of Past Champions

Preview: Parade of Past Champions
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Few MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals weekends, at least in recent memory, have featured so many successful returning teams and individuals as this weekend's will at Michigan State University's Forest Akers courses.  Two programs riding consecutive champions...
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Eagles End Phenomenal Fall as Repeat Champ

Eagles End Phenomenal Fall as Repeat Champ
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Tiffannie Gates couldn’t hold back the tears Saturday.  The Grand Rapids Christian volleyball coach had just watched her team win a second-straight Division 2 title, sweeping Lake Odessa Lakewood 25-21, 25-15, 25-16, which is emotional enough. She also had j...
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Preview: Top-Ranked Aiming to Finish #1

Preview: Top-Ranked Aiming to Finish #1
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
State poll voters have been right on with their favorites for this weekend's MHSAA Volleyball Finals at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena, as all four top-ranked teams will be making the trip.  What's more, Division 1 No. 1 Farmington Hills Mercy is one of seven conten...
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West Michigan Stars Set High Bars

West Michigan Stars Set High Bars
Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Grand Rapids area was loaded with star senior girls lacrosse players this spring, with Ada Forest Hills Eastern’s Erin Kloostra and Grand Rapids Christian’s Kate DeYoung among those closing impressive careers. Click below to learn about their accomplish...
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Country Day Rises with Super Saturday

Country Day Rises with Super Saturday
Saturday, June 1, 2019
For a squad that had won the previous three championships and was ranked No. 1 in the state, there was still understandably a lot of nervousness within the Detroit Country Day girls tennis team going into the final day of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals. Co...
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Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named

Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named
Friday, April 12, 2019
With the completion of the 2018-19 prep basketball season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan proudly wraps up its decade-long “Retro” Mr. Basketball project with the announcement of the final six honorees.
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Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore

Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Maria Bos’ eyes locked onto the MHSAA Division 2 volleyball championship trophy Saturday like they had locked onto every ball set her way that afternoon. Although rather than spike it to the ground like she successfully did 21 times in the championship match, she...
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D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5

D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5
Thursday, November 15, 2018
It would make sense that Bronson’s most important win to date this season would come in Thursday’s Division 3 Semifinal at Kellogg Arena. It’s also fair to assume that the No. 2-ranked Vikings’ comeback 3-2 win over No. 1 Monroe St. Mary Catholi...
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Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg

Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
There are important changes to note as we move into the final weekend of the 2018 Michigan high school girls volleyball season. First, remember that Classes A, B, C and D are no longer. This weekend will see the first champions of Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4. And while Pon...
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Scoring & Sharing, Visser Eyes Eagles' Rise

Scoring & Sharing, Visser Eyes Eagles' Rise
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Grand Rapids Christian senior Tommy Visser had a difficult time deciding which aspect of soccer he enjoys the most – scoring goals or distributing. The question wasn’t easy considering he does both equally well.
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Despite Sad End, Christian Savors Run

Despite Sad End, Christian Savors Run
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Grand Rapids Christian volleyball team entered Tuesday night on the heels of an emotional high after upsetting top-ranked Rockford four days earlier in the Regional Final. But the Eagles were unable to sustain it and saw their season come to a disappointing close w...
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Great Clips of the Week: 11/2/17

Great Clips of the Week: 11/2/17
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Our latest “Clips of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips feature one of our eight MHSAA boys soccer finalists and a contender from the Division 5 football playoffs.
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Zeeland East's TerHaar Leads Hit Parade

Zeeland East's TerHaar Leads Hit Parade
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Trevor TerHaar’s Zeeland East baseball career ended this spring in a 3-1 District loss to Hudsonville Unity Christian. But it also concluded with an MHSAA record for hits in a season. Click below for more recent record book additions in football, girls lacrosse, ...
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Country Day Near-Perfect in Repeat Run

Country Day Near-Perfect in Repeat Run
Saturday, June 3, 2017
There were cheers and congrats after the final match at Saturday’s Division 3 Finals at Kalamazoo College. On the other side of the net, Detroit Country Day’s tennis players mostly were speechless as senior Sasha Hartje pulled aside a teammate to tell her i...
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Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine

Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine
Friday, June 2, 2017
The MHSAA Track & Field Finals again will draw one of the largest groups of competitors of any championship event in the state this school year. And fans surely will recognize a number of names from Finals past – including, on the boys side, a number of senio...
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Preview: Serving Up Intriguing Scenarios

Preview: Serving Up Intriguing Scenarios
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Michigan’s powerhouse girls tennis programs tend to annually contend for MHSAA championships, and this weekend’s four Lower Peninsula Finals should stay true to that pattern. But a couple of possibilities could bring added intrigue to the mix of often-predi...
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