Entries for 'Livonia Ladywood'

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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Mustangs Complete Championship Climb

Mustangs Complete Championship Climb
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Macomb Lutheran North’s route to an MHSAA championship seemed like a simple 3, 2, 1 countdown. The Mustangs, who finished third at the Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Division 4 tournament in 2014 and second last year, broke through with a 36-stroke victory over seco...
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Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...
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Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis

Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The first day of the MHSAA Baseball & Softball Semifinals at Michigan State University’s Old College Field began under rainy conditions Thursday, but finished under a flourish of sunshine as four teams punched their tickets into Saturday’s Finals.
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Vicksburg, Richmond Earn Title Chance

Vicksburg, Richmond Earn Title Chance
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Avery Slancik of Vicksburg could empathize with her rivals in the pitching circle. She's been where Livonia Ladywood's Rozlyn Price and Alexa Flores were Thursday. At some point, every pitcher has.
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Preview: Reigning Champs, Stars Return

Preview: Reigning Champs, Stars Return
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A pair of reigning MHSAA softball champions and three of the best-known players in all of Michigan will be among those most anticipated at this weekend's Semifinals and Finals at Michigan State University's Secchia Stadium. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central and Unionvil...
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Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club

Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A year after winning their first MHSAA girls golf championships, Spring Lake and Kalamazoo Hackett are expected to repeat as low scorers at their respective Finals this weekend. But if the coaches polls are correct, Midland Dow will be the next to join the first-time t...
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#TBT: MHSAA Cross Country Goes 5K

#TBT: MHSAA Cross Country Goes 5K
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Oxford Hills Country Club hosted the 1980 Lower Peninsula Class B Cross Country Finals on what had to be a chilly day, considering the heavy coats and winter gloves worn by spectators in the photo above taken during the races that day. A little cool in the air isn&rsqu...
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Coach's Hunch Proves True for Lakeshore

Coach's Hunch Proves True for Lakeshore
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Denny Dock remembers looking at his team midway through the regular season and thinking, “We’re on the verge of being something special.” It turns out, the Stevensville Lakeshore coach in his 25th year was right.
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D2 Semis: Confident Contenders Roll On

D2 Semis: Confident Contenders Roll On
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Rozlyn Price’s gutsy performance Thursday afternoon at Secchia Stadium had less to do with how far she’s come in the last year as it was about how far she’s come over the last month. And Stevensville Lakeshore had plenty to prove as well after running...
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Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home

Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This weekend, for the first time, the MHSAA Softball Semifinals and Finals will be played at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. But although the tournament’s new stage might be unfamiliar to most, many of the 16 finalists should feel at home playi...
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Swan Valley Focuses on Finish

Swan Valley Focuses on Finish
Friday, June 14, 2013
If Saginaw Swan Valley’s softball players were feeling good about themselves for reaching a second straight MHSAA championship game, the warm fuzzies quickly vanished once coach Tom Kennelly was done talking to them. “You’re better than this!”...
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Finals Preview: History Awaits

Finals Preview: History Awaits
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Half of the 16 teams making the trip to this weekend's Softball Finals at Battle Creek's Bailey Park are seeking their first MHSAA championship. Seven of those teams hope to play in a title game for the first time. Five teams – Linden, Dundee, Holton, Grosse ...
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Pioneers Stake Claim as State's Best

Pioneers Stake Claim as State's Best
Saturday, June 8, 2013
With three minutes to play in Saturday’s MHSAA Division 2 Girls Lacrosse Final, East Grand Rapids’ sideline emptied as subs and late-season call-ups all at once replaced the line-up on the field. As the first-string group exited, Pioneers fans offered a sta...
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Finals Preview: Cross-state Powers Collide

Finals Preview: Cross-state Powers Collide
Friday, June 7, 2013
For the first time in the brief history of MHSAA girls lacrosse, a top team from the Grand Rapids area will face a top team from suburban Detroit in both Finals, scheduled for Saturday at Rockford High School. And those Grand Rapids-area contenders also are the favorit...
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D2 Softball Final: The Legend of Hayes

D2 Softball Final: The Legend of Hayes
Saturday, June 16, 2012
The legend of Livonia Ladywood sophomore Lauren Hayes sprouted with two outs left in Friday’s Division 2 Semifinal at Bailey Park. It grew exponentially in Saturday’s championship game.
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D2 Softball: Two Pitching Heroes, One Title Shot

D2 Softball: Two Pitching Heroes, One Title Shot
Friday, June 15, 2012
Briana Combs carried Livonia Ladywood as long as she could Friday before her left knee said no more. But thanks to the equally heroic relief of sophomore Lauren Hayes, Combs and the Blazers will get a chance Saturday to win their first MHSAA championship.
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Softball Finals: Champs are Here

Softball Finals: Champs are Here
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Three of last season's MHSAA softball champions will return to Battle Creek's Bailey Park on Friday looking to make it two -- or in Petersburg-Summerfield's case, three -- in a row. Get up to speed by checking out this weekend's schedule, followed by a look at each of ...
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