Entries for 'Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central'
Saturday, January 16, 2021
The Kestrel is the official nickname of Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central.
But as sports were put on pause late this past fall, the volleyball team found another animal to represent it and get it through the break.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
This season began with teams practicing outside, and included nearly two months off for COVID-19 precautions before this final week.
But the scene over the next three days at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena will look quite familiar with a number of regulars back i...Continue Reading
Friday, November 13, 2020
Flip the Switch.
Every year, Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central head coach Karen O’Brien comes up with a catchphrase that she can use in conversations with her team for motivation.
Friday, August 21, 2020
With Jaden Berthume playing a leading role, Coleman made three straight Division 4 Semifinals trips in softball from 2017-19 – and her work has resulted in her ranking among the best in multiple MHSAA record book categories.
Check out her accomplishment...Continue Reading
Friday, November 29, 2019
If Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central could draw up the perfect game for its preferred style of play, it might look a lot like Friday’s Division 6 Final.
Yes, the Falcons defeated Maple City Glen Lake to win their first championship since 2014, so that makes it mem...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 28, 2019
There will be no appetizers for this weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field.
Show up early and stay late – every game both days has a story, ranging from two first-time finalists playing for the Division 1 title to two of the most successf...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 23, 2019
The Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central volleyball team didn’t mean to be prophetic when it made “I’ve got your six” its season motto.
But on Saturday, the saying’s original intent – that each team member had the other’s bac...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Saturday, June 1, 2019
By the end of play Friday, Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart had already repeated as the Lower Peninsula Division 4 team champion, but don't ask any of the girls how that felt.
The coaches did not mention it until Saturday at Kalamazoo College’s Stowe ...Continue Reading
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Saturday’s girls tennis forecast calls for traditional powers to dominate another Lower Peninsula Finals.
But keep an eye out for at least a pair of hopefuls aiming for their first championships in this sport.Continue Reading
Monday, April 8, 2019
Nikoma Holmen played a major role as Grandville reached its first MHSAA softball championship game in 25 years in 2017 – and 15 record book entries are enduring proof of the impact she made on the program.
Get the scoop on her accomplishments and more recent reco...Continue Reading
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Micah Sonnenberg capped his Brooklyn Columbia Central career this fall with 11 record book listings and as one of the most accomplished scorers in MHSAA boys soccer history.
Click for the details and to check out more recent record book additions in boys soccer as well...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Friday, November 9, 2018
Karen O’Brien took the whole “rankings-don’t-matter” approach and threw it out the window this year.
And, for her Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central volleyball team, the method has worked.Continue Reading
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
For the second straight season this past fall, Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central sophomore Zachary Cepo tallied 48 assists – tying the MHSAA record he set in 2016 as a freshman. He’s also put together a career-full of assists – with two more y...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The numbers may not lie, as the saying goes. But sometimes they tell an unexpected story.
Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central entered Thursday’s Class C Semifinal undefeated, and then made 52 percent of its shots from the floor. But Maple City Glen Lake will play fo...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Regardless of which team emerges as Class C champion Saturday, that crowning moment will conclude quite a story.
At the very least, the winner could be celebrating a first MHSAA boys basketball title in more than two decades.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Thursday, June 22, 2017
One of the most successful careers in MHSAA softball history came to a close Saturday with one last major feat extending an incredible list.
Senior Meghan Beaubien pitched Monroe St. Mary to a third straight Division 3 championship, striking out 16 and allowing t...Continue Reading