Class C: Mohawks get their title shot

Class C: Mohawks get their title shot
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Morley-Stanwood coach Bob Raven said his team has been knocking on the Breslin Center door for a long time. Clichés aside, the top-ranked Mohawks finally have busted right through
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Class C: Knights will Return to Final

Class C: Knights will Return to Final
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett is the only Class C Semifinalist that didn’t bring a perfect record to the Breslin Center on Thursday. The No. 9-ranked Knights have lost four times, including in their final game before the start of the District tournament. ...
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MHSA(Q&A): Grand Ledge Gymnastics' Duane Haring

MHSA(Q&A): Grand Ledge Gymnastics' Duane Haring
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Comets have become one of the strongest MHSAA programs in the state, regardless of sport.
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#SocialStudies: Fast Break

#SocialStudies: Fast Break
Thursday, March 15, 2012
We'll be living at Breslin Center the next two weeks (figuratively speaking), but will have plenty of video to share from the Girls and Boys Basketball Finals. Tune back in March 29 for version 7.0.
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Girls Basketball: It's the Final Countdown

Girls Basketball: It's the Final Countdown
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Four months after the opening tip, girls basketball season will come to close this weekend at Michigan State's Breslin Center.  All four reigning champions are back. But also arriving in East Lansing are nine teams that have never won an MHSAA girls basketball cha...
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SAC Sound-off: Why do we lead?

SAC Sound-off: Why do we lead?
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Here are our answers, and examples of strong leaders from the sports world.
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High 5s - 3/13/12

High 5s - 3/13/12
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
We're high-fiving some of our best from hockey, swimming, gymnastics and cheer this week.
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The Mighty Mack

The Mighty Mack
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mackenzie MacEachern sat between teammates Thomas Ebbing and Chris Wilberding after Saturday’s Division 2 hockey championship game, and said he was just happy to win it with his “buds.” A decision he made nearly a year ago allowed for that opportunity...
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Meet Miss Basketball: Madison Ristovski

Meet Miss Basketball: Madison Ristovski
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
In the race for one of the most notable individual awards in Michigan, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett senior Madison Ristovski finished well ahead of the pack.
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Participant Celebrations

Participant Celebrations
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
I was born and raised in Wisconsin; and I hope that I’m forgiven for cheering for our Lions in all but two games each year . . .
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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, March 12, 2012
Check out our must-know scores and news from March 5-10.
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Finals: Another Star, Another Saline Title

Finals: Another Star, Another Saline Title
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Saline entered Saturday’s Division 1 Finals at Eastern Michigan University with two swimmers who had combined for six individual MHSAA championships over the past two seasons. Juniors David Boland and Adam Whitener pushed that total to 10. But the name of junior ...
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Individual Finals: Grand Ledge Sweeps Again

Individual Finals: Grand Ledge Sweeps Again
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Grand Ledge senior Christine Wilson followed up her team’s fifth-straight MHSAA team championship won Friday by claiming her second consecutive individual title Saturday at Kenowa Hills High School. But this time, she won in Division 1.
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Division 3: Knights in Champions' armor

Division 3: Knights in Champions' armor
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett played sharper hockey at times this season on its way to beating six of the top 10 teams in Division 3. But the Knights did everything necessary this weekend to finish No. 1 at Compuware Arena.
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Division 1: For Brighton, 11 is Enough

Division 1: For Brighton, 11 is Enough
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Brighton had only 11 shots on goal in Saturday’s Division 1 Final. But the Bulldogs needed only four to go in – including senior Chet Daavettila’s game-winner with 1 minute, 32 seconds to play.
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Division 2: This time, it's Brother Rice

Division 2: This time, it's Brother Rice
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Mackenzie MacEachern and Thomas Ebbing have known each other since they were 2. They’ve played hockey on the same teams for five years. And there was no way they were going to end their final high school game together for Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice with anothe...
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Finals: Comets Reach Record Heights

Finals: Comets Reach Record Heights
Friday, March 9, 2012
Grand Ledge faced a possibility Friday at Kenowa Hills High School that none of its gymnasts had known before. No gymnast on the team had experienced a high school loss. But the Comets were coming off a frustrating performance on their best apparatus, vault, and needed...
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Gymnastics Finals: Catching the Comets

Gymnastics Finals: Catching the Comets
Friday, March 9, 2012
For the past four seasons, MHSAA gymnastics has begun and ended with Grand Ledge. The Comets have won four straight team championships. Grand Ledge gymnasts also have claimed the last five Division 1 individual titles, and senior Christine Wilson was Division 2 in 201...
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U.S. Soccer Gets a Red Card

U.S. Soccer Gets a Red Card
Friday, March 9, 2012
Today I express an opposite opinion about U.S. Soccer which has created a “Development Academy” that has announced it is moving to a 10-month season beginning in the fall of 2012.
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Boys Swimming and Diving: Finals Primer

Boys Swimming and Diving: Finals Primer
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Swim coaches, more than those for any sport, have an ability to predict how a meet will end long before their athletes actually take to the water. That said, predictions obviously don’t always come true. But here are some the teams, relays and individuals who co...
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