Entries for 'Pontiac Notre Dame Prep'

Meeting of Rivals Goes Richmond's Way

Meeting of Rivals Goes Richmond's Way
Saturday, March 2, 2019
For four straight years, Richmond came up just short. For four straight years, Richmond had to watch arch rival Pontiac Notre Dame Prep hoist the championship trophy and swallow the bittersweet pill of finishing No. 2.
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D3 Preview: New Contenders Aim to Rise

D3 Preview: New Contenders Aim to Rise
Friday, March 1, 2019
For five straight seasons, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep has finished first and Richmond second at the Division 3 Competitive Cheer Finals at Grand Rapids Delta Plex. Over the past two weekends, they’ve faced off twice again – the Fighting Irish winning the Distr...
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Notre Dame Prep Finishes Title Climb

Notre Dame Prep Finishes Title Climb
Monday, February 25, 2019
Christmas shopping wasn’t the motivation for Pontiac Notre Dame Prep ski coach Craig McLeod to go on Amazon back when the ski season got going in December.  Instead, he visited the popular internet shopping site to order some motivation for his team.
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3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor

3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Three Michigan high school coaches with long histories of championship success were honored Wednesday with 2018 National Coaches of the Year awards presented by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS) Coaches Association.
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Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore

Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Maria Bos’ eyes locked onto the MHSAA Division 2 volleyball championship trophy Saturday like they had locked onto every ball set her way that afternoon. Although rather than spike it to the ground like she successfully did 21 times in the championship match, she...
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D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5

D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5
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...
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Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg

Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg
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...
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Performance: Notre Dame's Danielle Staskowski

Performance: Notre Dame's Danielle Staskowski
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep ace Danielle Staskowski capped her career Saturday at Michigan State University’s Forest Akers East with her third Division 3 Finals individual championship – becoming just one of five Lower Peninsula girls to achieve that feat. ...
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Powers Rises, NDP Star Claims 3rd Title

Powers Rises, NDP Star Claims 3rd Title
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Jack Snow was a longtime fixture with the Flint Powers Catholic golf program – a mainstay who helped build the girls program into one of the best in the state of Michigan. He wasn’t at Forest Akers East in East Lansing on Saturday as the Chargers captured t...
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Oakland Standing Tall Among State's Elite

Oakland Standing Tall Among State's Elite
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep capped the first fall volleyball season in MHSAA history in 2007 with a Class B championship – the first won in any class by an Oakland County high school.  Before that season, teams from the county had reached title matches just six ...
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New Coach, New Home, New Success for Irish

New Coach, New Home, New Success for Irish
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Ryan Knutson is shocked by how well he and his teammates at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep played at the start of this season. And the hope is that it will carry over to next month’s MHSAA Tournament.
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Notre Dame Reloads, Runs Streak to 5

Notre Dame Reloads, Runs Streak to 5
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep competitive cheer coach Beth Campbell was being honest when she stated that she believed the program could possibly be in rebuilding mode this season. As Saturday night came to a close, that prediction couldn’t have ended up farther from t...
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Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s easy to name some of the powers that have dominated Michigan competitive cheer over the years – and most of them will return to the MHSAA Finals this weekend in Grand Rapids. But two of this year's title favorites are among 21 seeking to win a champion...
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Houghton-Hancock Wins Close D2 Race

Houghton-Hancock Wins Close D2 Race
Monday, February 26, 2018
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep thought it had won the program's first MHSAA skiing championship since 2006. Instead, Houghton-Hancock roared back to take its second crown in program history and first since 2010.
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Siblings Bolster Notre Dame Ski 'Family'

Siblings Bolster Notre Dame Ski 'Family'
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Family makes everything better.  The Notre Dame Prep ski team has seven pairs of siblings racing for the team. Due to this family dynamic, the team as a whole is not only close, but a family, even to those who are not technically related to anyone on the team.
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For Emerging Cranbrook, Time is Now

For Emerging Cranbrook, Time is Now
Sunday, November 19, 2017
A young team with a promising future became an MHSAA champion Saturday at the Michael H. Jones Natatorium at Eastern Michigan University. The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood girls swimming & diving team, led by four freshmen, a sophomore and three juniors, sto...
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Notre Dame Finishes Milestone Run

Notre Dame Finishes Milestone Run
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Betty Wroubel is closing in on 1,000 victories at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. Victory No. 990 always will be special. It gave her a third MHSAA Finals title at the school since 2007.
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Preview: Setting Out to Make History

Preview: Setting Out to Make History
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
There are some clear favorites heading into this MHSAA Volleyball Finals weekend at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena. Three reigning champions are back from a year ago. Two of those are among the three top-ranked teams still in play. But 12 others are aiming to show ...
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New Division, Same Mustangs Success

New Division, Same Mustangs Success
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Macomb Lutheran North girls golf coach Lori Gill admitted the news came as a surprise. Once the season commenced, Gill found out from Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood coach Mark Moyer that Lutheran North would be competing in Division 3 this year.
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Performance: Notre Dame Prep's Maddy Chinn

Performance: Notre Dame Prep's Maddy Chinn
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep continues to boast one of the elite volleyball programs in Michigan, and is ranked No. 1 in Class B again after an impressive run through Saturday's Battle Creek Lakeview Invitational.  Returning all-stater Maddy Chinn is the Fighting Irish...
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