Entries for 'Traverse City West'
Monday, January 29, 2018
Two repeat finalists and a past champion have earned the opportunity to vie for the MHSAA's “Battle of the Fans VII” title recognizing the top high school student cheering section in Michigan, as awarded by its Student Advisory Council.
Boyne City, ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Applications are being accepted for the MHSAA’s fifth annual SBP Excellence Awards, which recognize the efforts of member schools participating in the School Broadcast Program for content produced during the 2017-18 school year.Continue Reading
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The bigger battle is coming. Contenders now must prove they are up to the challenge.
Nine student cheering sections from MHSAA member schools have been selected to continue on in this year’s “Battle of the Fans VII” contest by taking part in an inaugu...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Traverse City West's Anika Dy, the now two-time reigning Lower Peninsula Division 1 champion, claimed her second straight MHSAA individual title and led West to its second team championship in three seasons Friday and Saturday to earn the Michigan Army National Guard &l...Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
There’s a new twist as the MHSAA Football Playoffs – powered by the Michigan Army National Guard – begin their seventh season on FOX Sports Detroit’s PrepZone. One of the four games each week also will be streamed on Facebook Live.Continue Reading
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Traverse City West senior Megan Jenkinson had to set down her celebratory slice of Little Caesar’s pizza to do a media interview.
Jenkinson is used to the sister duo of junior Anika Dy and freshman Anci Dy getting most of the attention (and they were certainly ou...Continue Reading
Friday, June 2, 2017
Can Gaylord’s Casey Korte, despite missing three weeks in May with shin splints, defend her MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 title in the long jump?
Hers is one of four storylines expected to be among the most compelling from northern Michigan on Saturday at the ...Continue Reading
Friday, April 21, 2017
Traverse City West has the blueprint.
Now the Titans are hoping to build off their success from last spring when they won a school-record 41 games and reached the MHSAA Division 1 Baseball Semifinals.Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Two down. How many more to go?
Marquette went back-to-back with Division 1 girls skiing titles Monday at Nub’s Nob in Harbor Springs, and the Redettes’ young roster could add to that total in the near future.Continue Reading
Friday, February 17, 2017
When Shafer Webb and his classmates were middle schoolers, they watched the high school student section turn into a party at every Frankenmuth home game.
Webb's older brother Brennan led the 2012 section that won the inaugural MHSAA Battle of the Fans. And, of course, ...Continue Reading
Monday, February 13, 2017
The best Michigan high school student cheering sections have shown us their best over the last four weeks.
Now it's your turn to tell us which of those final five has earned the title Battle of the Fans VI champion. Continue Reading
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
We’ve worn a path on U.S. 127 and M-115 the last few years with nearly annual visits to Traverse City West to check out the Bleacher Creatures for Battle of the Fans.
The reigning BOTF champions have set that kind of standard as one of Michigan’s elite high...Continue Reading
Monday, January 9, 2017
Last year’s champion is back. So is the first to hoist a Battle of the Fans banner. And sticking with the familiar, two more past contenders are looking to take the final step and be named Michigan’s best high school student cheering section.
But watch out ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
The MHSAA again will recognize the efforts of its members participating in the School Broadcast Program through the fourth annual SBP Excellence Awards, which is now accepting applications for content produced during the 2016-17 school year.Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
A pair of top-10 showdowns on the gridiron, four championship games on the soccer pitch, and the return of the Finish Line Cam at cross country will provide MHSAA Championships followers with plenty of live content online this weekend.Continue Reading
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Every high school golf coach reminds his or her team that “every stroke counts.”
The exception is Rochester girls golf coach Jeff Haney, because his team has learned that lesson first-hand over the past three seasons.Continue Reading
Friday, October 14, 2016
Maple City Glen Lake 18-year-old Nichole Cox, a two-time reigning champion, is the only girl from northern Michigan to win a Lower Peninsula girls golf individual title since the MHSAA started offering a postseason tournament in 1973.
Her friend, Traverse City West sop...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals.
Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Montrose High School, the MHSAA School Broadcast Program of the Year for the third straight year, will be honored at halftime of the Flint Beecher at Montrose football game on Friday (Sept. 16). Kickoff is at 7 p.m.Continue Reading
Friday, September 9, 2016
Twenty years ago this fall, Traverse City Central and Traverse City West faced each other in varsity football for the first time as new communities created by the split of the former Traverse City High School.
As was inevitable, the resulting rivalry has become one of ...Continue Reading