Entries for 'North Branch'

West Michigan Stars Set High Bars

West Michigan Stars Set High Bars
Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Grand Rapids area was loaded with star senior girls lacrosse players this spring, with Ada Forest Hills Eastern’s Erin Kloostra and Grand Rapids Christian’s Kate DeYoung among those closing impressive careers. Click below to learn about their accomplish...
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Hitters Become Heroes for Division 2 Finalists

Hitters Become Heroes for Division 2 Finalists
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Sometimes all it takes is a slow roller, or maybe taking one for the team. Finding a way to get to a dominant pitcher is never an easy task. But Thursday morning, Stevensville Lakeshore pretty much did a little bit of everything to find a way past No. 3 Eaton Rapids an...
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Preview: Set for Secchia Celebrations

Preview: Set for Secchia Celebrations
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium could be home to a few more first-time MHSAA title celebrations this weekend. Half the final fields in Division 1 and Division 2 are pursuing their first championships, as is the top-ranked team and three total in Divis...
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North Branch Prevails Over Familiar Foe

North Branch Prevails Over Familiar Foe
Saturday, November 19, 2016
A championship rubber match between North Branch and Lake Odessa Lakewood closed the 2016 volleyball season Saturday night. Twice before, these perennial powers had met for the Class B title. Lakewood beat the Broncos for the 2012 championship in three games, whil...
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Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful

Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Three reigning champions will return to MHSAA Volleyball Finals weekend beginning Thursday at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. Also making the trip are eight teams that have never won an MHSAA title. And it's guaranteed at least one of those hopefuls will get the chance, ...
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Gabriel Richard Achieves Volleyball Perfection

Gabriel Richard Achieves Volleyball Perfection
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard finished the final set of the 2015 MHSAA volleyball season Saturday evening the same way it finished every match beginning in mid-August.  As the winner.
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Preview: Set for Memorable Finishes

Preview: Set for Memorable Finishes
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
This weekend's Volleyball Finals at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena will be filled with history-making opportunities, in addition to the usual significance that comes with winning an MHSAA championship.  In Class B, Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard is seeking to finish a pe...
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Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch

Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Saturday’s final MHSAA Volleyball Final felt familiar – and not just because North Branch and Lake Odessa Lakewood wore nearly identical uniforms.  It wasn’t long ago that the Class B powers met to finish another season, and a Lakewood team fille...
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Highlight Reel: Class B Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class B Semifinals
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Lake Odessa Lakewood volleyball team defeated Battle Creek Harper Creek 3-1 in a Class B Semifinal on Thursday. North Branch followed with a 3-1 victory over Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. Click below for highlights.
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Preview: Stage Set for Repeat Greatness

Preview: Stage Set for Repeat Greatness
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Two reigning champions will return this weekend to the MHSAA's Volleyball Finals at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. One features this season's Miss Volleyball. The other has earned an opportunity to define dominance like no other volleyball team in MHSAA history. 
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Highlight Reel: N. Branch/Frankenmuth

Highlight Reel: N. Branch/Frankenmuth
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The North Branch volleyball team defeated Frankenmuth 3-0 in a Class B District game Wednesday. Click below for MHSAA.tv highlights and a link to watch the match in full.
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Standard Bearer of a 4-Time Champ

Standard Bearer of a 4-Time Champ
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Adam Coon attended the MHSAA Individual Finals for the first time as a seventh grader, the son of a successful coach who knew what it took to grow a champion. And Adam hoped to become one too. But he really wanted to know what it took to become the wrestler who carried...
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Long Wait Ends For Lakewood

Long Wait Ends For Lakewood
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Lake Odessa Lakewood volleyball team won the award Saturday at Kellogg Arena for most emotion shown after an MHSAA championship win. The Vikings have been at this championship chase for a while. But they finally got their first title with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-17 vict...
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Finals Preview: History in the Making

Finals Preview: History in the Making
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ten of 16 teams traveling to this weekend's Volleyball Semifinals are seeking their first MHSAA championships. Nine are hoping to advance to Saturday's title games for the first time. And only Kellogg Arena regular Battle Creek St. Philip returns from last season's win...
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Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero

Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero
Friday, September 21, 2012
Both North Branch football coach Patrick Forster and Birch Run coach Chris Gilliam remember facing Travis Mills when he suited up for the opposing Vassar Vulcans as a talented running back just short of a decade ago.  And that made them more than glad to help out ...
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