Entries for 'Michigan Center'
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Montague pulled off an amazing feat Saturday by winning its first MHSAA Finals team championship in just the fifth year of the program’s existence.
The Wildcats scored 343 to set a new school record, besting Lansing Catholic at 370. Continue Reading
Friday, October 16, 2020
As a freshman at Michigan Center High School near Jackson, Kamryn Shannon was a volleyball player who decided to try golf for the first time.
“My grandpa (Bob Shannon) was the golf coach for a long time at Michigan Center,” Shannon explained. “H...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 2, 2019
DJ Daniels didn’t have many close calls this season, but the Caro senior 160-pounder had a couple on his way to a second straight Division 3 championship – one on the mat, and one off.Continue Reading
Friday, March 1, 2019
Hudson joined the list of elite small-school competitive cheer programs last winter when it won its first Division 4 Finals championship.
Could another rising team do the same Saturday?Continue Reading
Thursday, February 28, 2019
The 2018 Division 3 Individual Wrestling Finals gave fans arguably the highlights of the day at Ford Field, with a pair of four-time champions joining a legendary group.
Those are pretty tough acts to follow, of course. But this season’s contenders have opportuni...Continue Reading
Friday, March 16, 2018
Like kids in every community, future Jackson Northwest athletes grow up dreaming of winning championships.
But there’s something more to say about the opportunity earned by the Mounties with their 56-47 Class B Semifinal win Friday over Michigan Center.Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Three Class B semifinalists will journey to Calvin College’s Van Noord Arena this weekend seeking the first MHSAA Finals title in their programs’ histories.
But to celebrate the ultimate prize for the first time, those hopefuls must contend with the r...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 4, 2017
It’s tough to overstate how dominant Breckenridge’s cheer program has been since returning to the mat at the start of the 2014-15 season.
But neither of those first two Division 4 championship seasons was accompanied by as much success as this winter&rs...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Breckenridge’s Dakota Colthorp was part of a group of wide-eyed and enthusiastic fifth graders who wanted to be involved in competitive cheer. At the time, the high school didn’t have a team due to low numbers.
Seven years later, Colthorp and her elementary...Continue Reading
Friday, March 4, 2016
Breckenridge returned to the elite of MHSAA competitive cheer last season and remains the team to beat at this weekend’s Division 4 Final.
But although the Huskies ended Michigan Center’s four-season hold on the championship in 2015, they must again hold of...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Check out how Jackson area officials are restocking their ranks, plus a story of kindness between league schools, the history behind a basketball celebration and a couple of follow-ups on past Second Half features. Continue Reading
Saturday, March 7, 2015
The rebuilding process has been completed for the Breckenridge competitive cheer team.
After six years without a program due to low numbers, the Huskies returned to the top after dominating Saturday’s Division 4 Competitive Cheer Final at The DeltaPlex.Continue Reading
Friday, March 6, 2015
Michigan Center has built a Division 4 dynasty with its five MHSAA competitive cheer titles over the last six seasons.
But the Cardinals will have to fend another former dynasty this weekend if they are to extend that impressive streak.Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The East Jackson volleyball team defeated Michigan Center 3-2 in a Class C District opener Monday. Click below for MHSAA.tv highlights and a link to watch the match in full. Continue Reading
Friday, April 4, 2014
Midland Dow’s fifth straight MHSAA championship in the fall was keyed by another outstanding group of veterans who have grown up winning in the program – including the most successful doubles players in MHSAA history.
Find out more about that pair, plus the...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Four years, four MHSAA championships.
Not a bad way to remember your high school career in competitive cheer.Continue Reading
Friday, February 28, 2014
All four 2013 MHSAA competitive cheer champions also won their respective divisions in 2012. All four of those champions are back for the Finals this weekend at the Grand Rapids DeltaPlex.
But all four likely will face their toughest competition of the last three seas...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Michigan Center competitive cheer team didn’t perform to its full potential in Round 3 of the MHSAA Division 4 Final.
A strong Round 2 performance prior to that more than made up for it.Continue Reading
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Gibraltar Carlson, Richmond and Michigan Center came into Saturday's Competitive Cheer Finals at the Grand Rapids Delta Plex ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions this season.
All three left as MHSAA champions. Continue Reading
Friday, March 2, 2012
The MHSAA Competitive Cheer finals annually are among the association's best-attended championships.
And a number of this season's contenders are regulars at the Grand Rapids Delta Plex. Nine of 32 finalists have won a combined 37 MHSAA championships.Continue Reading