Entries for 'Lake Odessa Lakewood'

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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Anchor Bay Flies Fences at Record Pace

Anchor Bay Flies Fences at Record Pace
Friday, August 23, 2019
New Baltimore Anchor Bay’s softball team this spring proved to be the most powerful in MHSAA history. Find out how and check out more recent record book additions in softball plus baseball, football, boys lacrosse, boys soccer and wrestling.
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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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Lancers Creuse with Record Hitting

Lancers Creuse with Record Hitting
Friday, August 17, 2018
A pair of powerful hitters led Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse into the MHSAA softball record book this spring in a number of offensive categories – and with a junior slugger is on the verge of another milestone with a season to play. Read on for ...
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Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids. But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...
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Notre Dame Finishes Milestone Run

Notre Dame Finishes Milestone Run
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Betty Wroubel is closing in on 1,000 victories at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. Victory No. 990 always will be special. It gave her a third MHSAA Finals title at the school since 2007.
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Preview: Setting Out to Make History

Preview: Setting Out to Make History
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
There are some clear favorites heading into this MHSAA Volleyball Finals weekend at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena. Three reigning champions are back from a year ago. Two of those are among the three top-ranked teams still in play. But 12 others are aiming to show ...
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Lakewood Leader Joins 1,000-Win Club

Lakewood Leader Joins 1,000-Win Club
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Kellie Rowland doesn’t sugarcoat anything when it comes to the hundreds of players she has coached and mentored over 23 seasons. The longtime Lakewood High School volleyball coach lets players know exactly what she thinks, and it’s a style that has served h...
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Corunna Star Recovers to Shine Again

Corunna Star Recovers to Shine Again
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Noah Jacobs of Corunna is another in a long line of tremendous distance runners to come out of this state. Among the names he’s chased include Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein of Rockford and Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc.
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D3 Preview: Numbers Tilt To Favorites

D3 Preview: Numbers Tilt To Favorites
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Richmond and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep have combined to win the last five Division 3 competitive cheer championships. With average overall scores this winter that best the rest of Saturday’s field by 25 points, it’s expected that trend will continue in th...
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D3 Preview: Veterans Dominate Bracket

D3 Preview: Veterans Dominate Bracket
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Three contenders at this weekend’s Division 3 Individual Wrestling Finals are competing for their third MHSAA titles, while eight past champions total will take to the mat starting with Thursday’s first round. Those eight are among 10 favorites we’ve ...
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D3 Preview: Past Champs Favored Again

D3 Preview: Past Champs Favored Again
Friday, February 24, 2017
Only four teams have competed in MHSAA Division 3 team championship matches this decade. And not surprisingly, those four programs have the top four seeds heading into this weekend's Quarterfinals at Central Michigan University.
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North Branch Prevails Over Familiar Foe

North Branch Prevails Over Familiar Foe
Saturday, November 19, 2016
A championship rubber match between North Branch and Lake Odessa Lakewood closed the 2016 volleyball season Saturday night. Twice before, these perennial powers had met for the Class B title. Lakewood beat the Broncos for the 2012 championship in three games, whil...
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Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful

Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Three reigning champions will return to MHSAA Volleyball Finals weekend beginning Thursday at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. Also making the trip are eight teams that have never won an MHSAA title. And it's guaranteed at least one of those hopefuls will get the chance, ...
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Trombley Prevents History, Makes His Own

Trombley Prevents History, Makes His Own
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Jarrett Trombley ended a bit of history Saturday night at the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. And along the way, he kept his own bit of history going.
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D3 Preview: Familiar Favorites Lead the Way

D3 Preview: Familiar Favorites Lead the Way
Friday, March 4, 2016
Three of the last five seasons, Richmond and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep have finished first and second in some order atop the MHSAA Division 3 Finals standings. The same was true again at this winter’s District and Regional competitions. So it wouldn’t stun ma...
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D3 Preview: Powers Converge Again

D3 Preview: Powers Converge Again
Friday, March 6, 2015
Three teams that have combined to win the last four Division 3 competitive cheer championships again will contend at Saturday’s MHSAA Final. Pontiac Notre Dame, Richmond and Comstock Park annually help finish the weekend’s final session, starting at 6 p.m. ...
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Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch

Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Saturday’s final MHSAA Volleyball Final felt familiar – and not just because North Branch and Lake Odessa Lakewood wore nearly identical uniforms.  It wasn’t long ago that the Class B powers met to finish another season, and a Lakewood team fille...
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