Entries for 'Performance of the Week'
Friday, December 6, 2019
Mareyohn Hrabowski has become the state’s most-discussed emerging star from last weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals after leading River Rouge to an arguably unexpected 30-7 win over Muskegon in the Division 3 championship game.
The Panthers&rsq...Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Grand Haven's Kathryn Ackerman will graduate next spring as one of the most accomplished athletes in her school's history and one of the top high school swimmers in Michigan all-time.
She won her fourth and fifth individual MHSAA Finals championships at Saturday&...Continue Reading
Friday, November 22, 2019
Senior outside hitter Emily Van Dyke helped Southfield Christian to its third straight Division 4 Regional title last week with 15 kills and 10 digs against Allen Park Inter-City Baptist in the Semifinal and 20 kills in the championship match against Marine City Cardina...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Ida four-year hitter Taylor Wegener had a career-high and state record book-qualifying 34 kills in Thursday’s 3-2 Division 2 District Final win over Carleton Airport, earning the MHSAA “Performance of the Week.”
The previous weekend, Wegener bec...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Carter Solomon was Plymouth’s top runner the last three years and capped his high school cross country career as the state’s best – and one of its fastest champions all-time.
Solomon won the Lower Peninsula Division 1 championship Saturday at Mi...Continue Reading
Friday, November 1, 2019
Senior keeper Jameson Goorman is the first to credit the defenders in front of him for Muskegon Western Michigan Christian’s five shutouts in six Division 4 tournament games over the last three weeks.
But he deserves ample credit as well, and came up with a...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Brimley senior Austin Plotkin finished an accomplishment Saturday that has been achieved in Michigan high school boys cross country only once before.
By winning the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Final championship for the fourth time, Plotkin joined Central Lake leg...Continue Reading
Friday, October 18, 2019
Brighton senior distance ace Jack Spamer posted Michigan’s fastest high school cross country time since 2014 with a 14:48.1 to finish first at the 35th Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard Invitational on Oct. 12.
He cut 14 seconds from his personal record...Continue Reading
Friday, October 11, 2019
Hudsonville fourth-year varsity setter Kaylee Maat had 35 assists – including the 4,000th of her high school career – to lead the No. 2-ranked Eagles past No. 9 Grand Haven 3-1 in an Oct. 3 matchup of top Division 1 teams, earning the MHSAA “Perfo...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 3, 2019
An illness forced Negaunee senior Emily Paupore to miss a week of school and training – and threatened the rest of her season.
But the two-time reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion returned to competition Saturday and set a Tracy Strom Invitational record...Continue Reading
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Josh Mason scored his first and second goals of the season to help South Lyon to a 2-2 draw with Walled Lake Western on Sept. 19 that clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season title for the Lions – their first league championship since 2007 – and e...Continue Reading
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Utica Eisenhower junior Ariel Chang shot an even-par 72 on Sept. 11 to win her third Macomb County Tournament championship, this time by eight strokes while leading the Eagles to their second straight county team title in earning the MHSAA “Performance of the Week...Continue Reading
Thursday, September 12, 2019
DeWitt swim standout Jordyn Shipps won the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.91) and 100 butterfly (58.77) at her team’s DeWitt Invitational on Saturday against a field that included ranked teams Chelsea and Grand Rapids Northview.
Although the season is only a few ...Continue Reading
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Petersburg Summerfield closed one of the most dominating runs in MHSAA Baseball Tournament history with their first championship Saturday, and junior Derek Clark turned in a performance to match.
The pitcher/centerfielder threw a four-hit shutout in the 9-0 Divis...Continue Reading
Friday, June 14, 2019
Senior attack Audrey Whiteside had seven goals and three assists as East Grand Rapids regained the Division 2 championship Saturday with 22-7 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian, earning her the MHSAA “Performance of the Week.”
Whiteside finished this sp...Continue Reading
Friday, June 7, 2019
After a year away, Ann Arbor Pioneer's Kari Miller returned to high school tennis this spring and won her second No. 1 singles championship in Lower Peninsula Division 1, capping an undefeated season Saturday at the Greater Midland Tennis Center to earn the Michigan Arm...Continue Reading
Friday, May 24, 2019
Lansing Waverly senior Keshaun Harris, the reigning Lower Peninsula Division 1 champion in the 300-meter hurdles, put himself in position to challenge for multiple titles at next weekend’s MHSAA Finals with wins in both the 300 and 110 at last week’s Regiona...Continue Reading
Friday, May 17, 2019
Millington all-state ace Gabbie Sherman struck out the first nine batters she faced and was nearly unhittable as Division 3’s top-ranked Cardinals opened the Escanaba Invitational on May 10 with a 3-0 win over the Eskymos, the reigning MHSAA Division 2 champi...Continue Reading
Monday, May 13, 2019
Muskegon Mona Shores junior Nathan Taylor on May 3 had perhaps the highlight so far of an eventful season, shooting a 71 to earn the medalist honor at the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship tournament at Stonegate Golf Club while leading Mona Shores to t...Continue Reading
Friday, May 3, 2019
New Baltimore Anchor Bay goalkeeper Ally Gaunt continued to build on her substantial legacy last week, tying the school career record with her 32nd shutout against then-No. 3 ranked Utica Eisenhower to earn the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week...Continue Reading