Entries for 'Traverse City St. Francis'
Thursday, November 29, 2018
We conclude our Throwback Thursday run through of 2008 MHSAA Finals highlights with football, plus a feature from FOX Sports Detroit on Manistee Catholic Central – at that time one of the state’s smallest 11-player football powerhouses. 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
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Winning six of eight flights, Ann Arbor Greenhills took home the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 team trophy Saturday at Kalamazoo College, the Gryphons’ first championship in three years but ninth over the last 11.
Greenhills clinched the title during the ...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 18, 2018
This year’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals will again feature a number of contenders we’re used to seeing raise trophies during the season’s closing weekend.
Reigning champions Okemos in Division 2 and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in Divis...Continue Reading
Saturday, June 2, 2018
This might have been the third time in her four-year high school career that Kalamazoo Hackett senior Natalie Moyer was in this spot.
But that doesn’t mean nerves still weren’t a factor when she advanced to the No. 1 singles championship match at the MHSAA ...Continue Reading
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A number of familiar faces will return to the Lower Peninsula Girls Tennis Finals this weekend – and the frequent contenders are expected to battle again in three of four divisions.
But a pair of hopefuls are looking to join the powers with their first MHSA...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Three-point shooting played a big part in Pewamo-Westphalia’s run to the Class C Girls Basketball Semifinals this winter, led by senior guard Emily Spitzley.
Check out where she and her team rank in the MHSAA girls basketball record book, plus more rece...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Junior Ella Siddall has accomplished plenty over her first three seasons of volleyball at Leland – and has an opportunity to finish among the state’s all-time greats.
Check out her achievements so far and more recent MHSAA record book additio...Continue Reading
Friday, April 13, 2018
Hailey Delacher finished her high school volleyball career in the fall with 17 entries in the MHSAA record book – and as one of the most successful setters in state history.
Click below for more about her accomplishments and recent record book additions in boys l...Continue Reading
Friday, April 6, 2018
After an MRI earlier this year revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder, Traverse City St. Francis all-state pitcher Joey Muzljakovich decided on surgery that would end his senior season before it even started.
“It was tough for me to hear that,” Frankf...Continue Reading
Monday, February 26, 2018
Ethan Siegwart knows nothing but winning MHSAA Finals championships.
The Petoskey senior saw that through to its conclusion Monday, leading the Northmen to the school's eighth consecutive Division 2 crown at Schuss Mountain.Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
This week marks the beginning of seven weeks of live streaming video of MHSAA winter tournaments on MHSAA.tv, with a number of those events being produced by participants in the School Broadcast Program.Continue Reading
Saturday, October 21, 2017
With its second straight Division 4 team title minutes from being locked up, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett received a scare when William Cooksey, the second seed at No. 1 singles, went down writhing in pain after hurting his left wrist.
At the time, the team t...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
It’s rematch time for many of the powerhouse programs in Lower Peninsula boys tennis.
This weekend’s MHSAA Finals feature the same No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in both Divisions 3 and 4 as a year ago, a pair of rivals that tied for the 2015 title holding do...Continue Reading
Friday, September 15, 2017
“Begin with the end in mind.”
Those words were at the heart of Julie Duffing’s preseason message to her Traverse City St. Francis cross country teams last month. Benzie Central as well is focused on building its strongest team with the future in mind.Continue Reading
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Mason Minzey’s two-out, two-run triple in the fifth inning was the difference Saturday as Madison Heights Bishop Foley defeated Traverse City St. Francis, 3-0, in the Division 3 Final at McLane Baseball Stadium on the campus of Michigan State University.
It was t...Continue Reading
Friday, June 16, 2017
It looked like a mismatch. Madison Heights Bishop Foley, an annual powerhouse with plenty of pitching that had breezed through the tournament, against a sub-.500 team with little past tournament success.
It was anything but.Continue Reading
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Great stories abound among this weekend’s 16 semifinalists vying for MHSAA baseball championships.
Ten teams are seeking their first baseball titles. Six hope to play in a Final for the first time. Two entered the postseason with sub-.500 records. And a small-sch...Continue Reading
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tom Passinault does not like to put unnecessary pressure on his Traverse City St. Francis baseball team.
So, when his team took over the No. 1 ranking in the Division 3 baseball coaches poll, he made it more of a lighthearted moment.Continue Reading