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West Michigan Rules Division 1 Semis

West Michigan Rules Division 1 Semis
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Luke McLean looked right at home Thursday at Michigan State’s McLane Baseball Stadium. The Rockford High School sophomore scored the winning run with aggressive base running, also securing for himself the pitching victory in a 3-2 Division 1 Semifinal against Mac...
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Preview: Right Place, Right Time

Preview: Right Place, Right Time
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...
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Great Clips of the Week: Dakota Lacrosse

Great Clips of the Week: Dakota Lacrosse
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips and produced by State Champs! Sports Network features a one-handed lacrosse goal by Macomb Dakota's Anthony Tocco.
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4-Time Champ Hopes Legacy Is Opportunity

4-Time Champ Hopes Legacy Is Opportunity
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Kevon Davenport hopes what he accomplished Saturday night at Ford Field will stretch far and wide in the Michigan wrestling community.  The Detroit Catholic Central senior became the 26th wrestler to win four Individual Finals titles when he defeated Bay City West...
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D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets

D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets
Friday, February 22, 2019
This weekend’s Division 1 team wrestling field at Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center is power-packed again, and that might be an understatement. Detroit Catholic Central is wrestling for its third straight Division 1 title, but four other teams that have won at...
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Freshman Facundo Starts Title March

Freshman Facundo Starts Title March
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Alex Facundo knew the wrestler and the impressive wrestling resume he had in front of him.  But that didn't faze the Davison freshman.
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McBride, Buck Come Back to Shine

McBride, Buck Come Back to Shine
Saturday, March 3, 2018
The 2018 Division 1 Singles Finals turned out to be all about a pair of lefties who ended up crying tears of joy after crying tears of grief previously at the MHSAA tournament. Macomb Dakota junior Danielle McBride and Rockford sophomore Matt Buck were crowned the new ...
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Oxford, Kettering Earn 1st Championships

Oxford, Kettering Earn 1st Championships
Friday, March 2, 2018
It’s rare when one MHSAA team championship bowling match comes down to the last frame. But twice on the same day? That is what will forever make the 2018 Division 1 Finals at Sterling Lanes so unforgettable.
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Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance

Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance
Thursday, March 1, 2018
On one hand heading into this weekend’s MHSAA Bowling Finals, we have the Flint Kearsley girls – winners of five of the last six Division 2 titles and top-ranked again.  On the other, we’re guaranteed at least three new team champions Friday &nda...
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Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs

Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A total of 23 reigning champions will return to this weekend’s MHSAA Individual Finals, and all 56 who will be crowned will be celebrated by their schools and communities.  But as is often true on this biggest stage, the crowd’s focus will turn nearly ...
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D1 Preview: DCC Ready for Challengers

D1 Preview: DCC Ready for Challengers
Thursday, February 22, 2018
For nearly two seasons, no high school team in Michigan has been able to take down reigning Division 1 champion Detroit Catholic Central.  This weekend’s MHSAA Finals at Kalamazoo’s Wings Events Center would be the time and place for aspiring challenge...
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Coaching Cousins Build on Macomb Roots

Coaching Cousins Build on Macomb Roots
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Success must begin somewhere. And for the Macomb Dakota wrestling program, its beginnings can be traced to a church in Mount Clemens nearly 25 years ago.
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Great Clips of the Week: 11/9/17

Great Clips of the Week: 11/9/17
Thursday, November 9, 2017
This edition of “Clips of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features more top tournament plays, this time in football and volleyball. First up is a 92-yard touchdown run for Clinton Township Chippewa Valley against Macomb Dakota in Division 1 foot...
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Return Trip Ends with Dakota's 1st Title

Return Trip Ends with Dakota's 1st Title
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Macomb Dakota had unfinished business at the Division 1 Softball Final against Grandville on Saturday at Michigan State. The Cougars lost in last year’s Final, 4-0, to Farmington Hills Mercy while pursuing their first MHSAA title. But they earned another shot thi...
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Grandville, Dakota Follow Veterans' Leads

Grandville, Dakota Follow Veterans' Leads
Thursday, June 15, 2017
A powder puff football game was not going to keep the Grandville softball team from making history this season. Ellie Muilenburg made sure of that. The Bulldogs had big plans, but needed her to keep them.
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Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap

Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Two reigning champions but also two 2016 runners-up are headed back to MHSAA Softball Finals weekend at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central is playing for its third straight Division 3 title, while Richmond is looking to ...
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Joseph Coaching Tree Continues to Bloom

Joseph Coaching Tree Continues to Bloom
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Annis Joseph coached for 53 years, and most of his time as a coach was spent on a baseball diamond in Ferndale.  He and his wife, Josephine, raised seven children, four boys and three girls, and all of the boys played a variety of sports throughout high school. Al...
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D1 Preview: Titans Prepare to Clash

D1 Preview: Titans Prepare to Clash
Thursday, February 23, 2017
To call the Division 1 Quarterfinal field loaded would be an understatement. The top seven ranked teams at the end of the regular season all have advanced to this weekend's final rounds at Central Michigan University's McGuirk Arena – paced by a top-seeded D...
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Record Feats Key Dakota's Historic Run

Record Feats Key Dakota's Historic Run
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Macomb Dakota’s historic finish to last softball season came on the bats and arm of some history-making players who are among the latest entries into MHSAA record books. Click below for more recent additions to record books for baseball, girls and boys basketball...
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Longtime Assistant Set to Lead Dakota

Longtime Assistant Set to Lead Dakota
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Greg Baur was content to continue coaching in the background, much like a supporting actor in a movie. Last January, Mike Giannone left Macomb Dakota to take the head coaching position at Warren DeLaSalle. The move took Baur, his defensive coordinator, by surprise &nda...
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