Entries for 'Oak Park'

Oak Park Gets Win that Matters Most

Oak Park Gets Win that Matters Most
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The Oak Park girls track & field team won the final event of Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals. That victory in the 1,600 relay was the Knights’ lone victory of the meet. However, a lack of individual winners didn’t prevent them f...
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Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities

Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities
Friday, May 31, 2019
We will say good-bye to a number of graduating champions at Saturday’s MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals. But it’s hard to not also be excited about some of the final legacy-making opportunities for outgoing seniors – and new chances to shine for a...
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Oak Park Climbs Podium Again in LPD1

Oak Park Climbs Podium Again in LPD1
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Aasia Laurencin crossed the finish line at East Kentwood High School multiple times Saturday, but the sweetest crossing for the Oak Park sophomore came after a race in which she didn’t compete. Laurencin was the first to greet teammate Dorriann Coleman following ...
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'Field & Track' Earns Falcons' Latest Title

'Field & Track' Earns Falcons' Latest Title
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Dave Emeott is making some changes to his East Kentwood boys track & field team this summer. After the Falcons’ field events put on a dominant display Saturday to lead the team to a second straight Lower Peninsula Division 1 championship, Emeott feels it&rsqu...
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Preview: Anticipating New Title Possibilities

Preview: Anticipating New Title Possibilities
Friday, June 1, 2018
With power programs shifting into different divisions and the next contenders emerging, Saturday’s MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals appear full of opportunities to shake up the standings and watch a new batch of champions shine. Click below for glances at all...
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Meyers Gives Kentwood Crowd Final Show

Meyers Gives Kentwood Crowd Final Show
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Khance Meyers put on one final show in an East Kentwood uniform Saturday, and did it on his home track. The senior sprinting star won the 100 and 200 meters for the second straight year at the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Boys Track & Field Finals, and anchored the w...
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Record Highlights Pioneer Title Chase

Record Highlights Pioneer Title Chase
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The afternoon running finals of the Division 1 Girls Track & Field Finals needed just 13.4 seconds Saturday afternoon to become record breaking. Ann Arbor Pioneer junior Britten Bowen won the 100-meter hurdles in 13.40 seconds, setting the meet and all-Finals recor...
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Preview: Watch for Falling Records

Preview: Watch for Falling Records
Friday, June 2, 2017
If there is one theme that can be drawn across all seven MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals to be run Saturday, it’s probably this: There are plenty of standouts who have climbed the medal stand before – and could knock down a number of records on their w...
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Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine

Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine
Friday, June 2, 2017
The MHSAA Track & Field Finals again will draw one of the largest groups of competitors of any championship event in the state this school year. And fans surely will recognize a number of names from Finals past – including, on the boys side, a number of senio...
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Cooper Closing In On Fantastic Finish

Cooper Closing In On Fantastic Finish
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
As good as he is as a runner, Cameron Cooper understands he can’t do it alone. Running one last high school season guided by knowledgeable veteran coaches and with a friend to help set their team's pace, the Oak Park senior is sprinting toward a captivating concl...
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Northville's Abbott Takes Place with Stars

Northville's Abbott Takes Place with Stars
Saturday, June 4, 2016
It was supposed to be the Sekayi Bracey and Anna Jefferson show. And, to a great extent, it was.
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Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record

Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Because it was wind-aided, the performance by Jackson senior Anthony Owens on Saturday won't count in the MHSAA track and field record books. But while it won't go down officially as the best long jump ever at an MHSAA Finals, it was one of the greatest jumps, given th...
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Preview: Watch These Stars Shine Again

Preview: Watch These Stars Shine Again
Friday, June 3, 2016
With so many athletes competing at each of the five sites of Saturday's MHSAA Track & Field Finals, it's easy to lose track of who is competing where until they reach the starting blocks.  But fans will want to be sure to focus on a number of familiar standout...
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Performance: Oak Park's Anna Jefferson

Performance: Oak Park's Anna Jefferson
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Oak Park's Anna Jefferson this weekend will finish one of the finest careers in recent Michigan high school track & field history. She shined again in her final local meet Friday, winning both the 400 meters and 100 hurdles at the Oakland County Championships to ea...
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Seaholm Stars, Oak Park Grab Spotlight

Seaholm Stars, Oak Park Grab Spotlight
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Rachel DaDamio has had to race in the shadow of Birmingham Seaholm teammate Audrey Belf throughout her high school career. That’s OK. They’re friends. And don’t worry about DaDamio. She found her time to shine through the raindrops at the Lower Penins...
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Preview: Line-ups Loaded for Girls Finals

Preview: Line-ups Loaded for Girls Finals
Friday, May 29, 2015
Few things are guaranteed during this, the busiest weekend of the high school sports calendar in Michigan. But here’s something to count on – attend an MHSAA Girls Track & Field Final, and you’re sure to see at least one record-setting talent if n...
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Classic Sprint, Oak Park Run Highlight D1

Classic Sprint, Oak Park Run Highlight D1
Saturday, May 31, 2014
It was arguably the greatest high school girls 200-meter race ever in Michigan. Sophomores Sekayi Bracey of East Kentwood and Anna Jefferson of Oak Park posted two of the seven fastest times in Michigan history at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Fi...
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Fisher Goes the Distance at LP D1 Final

Fisher Goes the Distance at LP D1 Final
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Grant Fisher wasn't going to get snuck up on again. As a sophomore last year, Fisher came down the final stretch with the lead in the 1,600-meter run at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Final, only to be caught from behind by Lake Orion's T.J. Carey...
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