Entries for 'Madison Heights Bishop Foley'

Finals Pitchers' Duel Falls Foley's Way

Finals Pitchers' Duel Falls Foley's Way
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Mason Minzey’s two-out, two-run triple in the fifth inning was the difference Saturday as Madison Heights Bishop Foley defeated Traverse City St. Francis, 3-0, in the Division 3 Final at McLane Baseball Stadium on the campus of Michigan State University. It was t...
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D3 Contenders Hold On for 1-run Wins

D3 Contenders Hold On for 1-run Wins
Friday, June 16, 2017
It looked like a mismatch. Madison Heights Bishop Foley, an annual powerhouse with plenty of pitching that had breezed through the tournament, against a sub-.500 team with little past tournament success. It was anything but.
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Preview: Writing Championship Chapters

Preview: Writing Championship Chapters
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Great stories abound among this weekend’s 16 semifinalists vying for MHSAA baseball championships. Ten teams are seeking their first baseball titles. Six hope to play in a Final for the first time. Two entered the postseason with sub-.500 records. And a small-sch...
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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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Bubacz Sets Whiteford Up for Success

Bubacz Sets Whiteford Up for Success
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ottawa Lake-Whiteford senior Jessica Bubacz has helped the Bobcats to three straight Tri-County Conference championships and 41 straight league victories, after Whiteford’s wins Tuesday against Clinton. This fall has been a continuation of her strong play as a ju...
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Foley Becomes Baseball's 1st to Win 3 Straight

Foley Becomes Baseball's 1st to Win 3 Straight
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Be it with the bunt, the big hit or anything in between, Madison Heights Bishop Foley showed – once again – it can beat an opponent myriad ways. The Ventures pounded out 12 hits including four doubles Saturday in topping Grandville Calvin Christian, 12-5, ...
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Things Change, Result Same for Ventures

Things Change, Result Same for Ventures
Friday, June 14, 2013
Last season as a sophomore, Garrett Schilling was Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s number two starting pitcher and earned a complete-game victory in the team’s Division 3 Semifinal. Now the team’s ace and a junior, he did exactly the same Friday agains...
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Finals Preview: Making the Numbers Add Up

Finals Preview: Making the Numbers Add Up
Thursday, June 13, 2013
A few numbers are worth noting heading into MHSAA Baseball Finals weekend at Battle Creek's Bailey Park. Seven of the 16 teams taking the field will be playing for their first championships. But there are plenty of coaches this weekend who know about winning; eight ha...
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D3 Baseball Final: Ventures Victorious Again

D3 Baseball Final: Ventures Victorious Again
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Brett Sunde’s only official at bat of the Division 3 Final came in the first inning. But with one swing, Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s senior catcher got his team rolling on its second straight MHSAA championship.
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D3 Baseball: All Eyes on Saturday

D3 Baseball: All Eyes on Saturday
Saturday, June 16, 2012
As Lansing Catholic finished off its 8-1 MHSAA Semifinal win over Mancelona on Friday, the Cougars quietly shook hands, congratulated each other, and moved on. A more boisterous celebration might’ve been expected, given the team advanced to its first championship...
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Baseball Finals: Here Comes the Hit Parade

Baseball Finals: Here Comes the Hit Parade
Thursday, June 14, 2012
More than half of the teams in this weekend's MHSAA Baseball Finals field will play their first Semifinals ever Friday at Battle Creek's Bailey Park. But will one also win its first championship? That's a tougher question to answer. Read on for a look at all 16 teams, ...
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