Record-Setter Leads Bessemer Repeat

Record-Setter Leads Bessemer Repeat
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Bessemer earned its name. How could the aptly named Speedboys, whose logo is a winged shoe, not win a track & field meet?
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Marquette Clinches Win in Final Event

Marquette Clinches Win in Final Event
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The race for the Upper Peninsula Division 1 girls track & field championship came down to the wire here Saturday, as Marquette edged reigning champion Negaunee 106-100. Marquette secured its eighth title in nine years by winning the 1600-meter relay in four minutes...
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Gladstone Takes Back Top Spot in UPD1

Gladstone Takes Back Top Spot in UPD1
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The Gladstone boys had quite a championship reign at the Upper Peninsula Track & Field Finals during the previous decade, taking the Division 1 titles from 2004-09, then winning again in 2013. They returned to the winner's circle here Saturday, bringing home the ch...
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Storms Can't Squash Inspired Performances

Storms Can't Squash Inspired Performances
Saturday, June 1, 2019
From great-grandparents and former coaches to a mother and a son, athletes at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals became champions in honor of their loved ones on Saturday. Take senior Emari O’Brien of Harper Woods Chandler Park, who became the 100-meter Divi...
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Oak Park Gets Win that Matters Most

Oak Park Gets Win that Matters Most
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The Oak Park girls track & field team won the final event of Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals. That victory in the 1,600 relay was the Knights’ lone victory of the meet. However, a lack of individual winners didn’t prevent them f...
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East Kentwood Adds Perfection to Streak

East Kentwood Adds Perfection to Streak
Saturday, June 1, 2019
A hard pounding rain began to fall shortly after the East Kentwood boys track & field team reached the podium. It was only fitting, as the Falcons reigned once again.
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Forest Hills Northern Finds Winning Mix

Forest Hills Northern Finds Winning Mix
Saturday, June 1, 2019
One of the biggest challenges a high school coach can face is blending a talented group of freshmen with a successful group of returning players. Veteran Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern tennis coach Dave Sukup faced that challenge this year.
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Sacred Heart Sends Coach Out as Champ

Sacred Heart Sends Coach Out as Champ
Saturday, June 1, 2019
By the end of play Friday, Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart had already repeated as the Lower Peninsula Division 4 team champion, but don't ask any of the girls how that felt. The coaches did not mention it until Saturday at Kalamazoo College’s Stowe ...
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Country Day Rises with Super Saturday

Country Day Rises with Super Saturday
Saturday, June 1, 2019
For a squad that had won the previous three championships and was ranked No. 1 in the state, there was still understandably a lot of nervousness within the Detroit Country Day girls tennis team going into the final day of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals. Co...
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GP South, Pioneer's Miller Take Back Titles

GP South, Pioneer's Miller Take Back Titles
Saturday, June 1, 2019
After disposing of reigning No. 1 singles champion Tia Mukherjee of Bloomfield Hills in the semifinals Saturday afternoon at the Greater Midland Tennis Center, 2017 champ Kari Miller of Ann Arbor Pioneer had to refocus her energy to take on Lily Jones of Grosse Pointe S...
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Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities

Preview: Legacy-Making Opportunities
Friday, May 31, 2019
We will say good-bye to a number of graduating champions at Saturday’s MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals. But it’s hard to not also be excited about some of the final legacy-making opportunities for outgoing seniors – and new chances to shine for a...
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Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale

Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale
Friday, May 31, 2019
Pick a division – any of seven Saturday – and you’re bound to find a senior standout finishing his career at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals. Michigan high schools regularly graduate star-loaded classes in this sport – but with reigning ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/19

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/19
Friday, May 31, 2019
In addition to boys and girls Upper Peninsula Golf Finals – see “Latest Posts” at right for full coverage – numerous Lower Peninsula boys golf and girls soccer championships were handed out Thursday at the Regional and District levels, respective...
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Wykons Sweep UPD2 Boys Championships

Wykons Sweep UPD2 Boys Championships
Friday, May 31, 2019
West Iron County defended its home turf, sweeping the boys and girls MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Thursday. The Wykons' boys carded a team score of 319 at George Young Resort, located 10 miles east of Iron River.
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West Iron Girls Claim 1st Title since 2005

West Iron Girls Claim 1st Title since 2005
Friday, May 31, 2019
The West Iron County girls teamed up with the boys to defend home turf during the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Thursday. The Wykons girls carded a 433 for team honors. Second-place Mya Grubbs scored the Wykons' best score with a 98 behind leading medalist...
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Ontonagon On Target in Repeat Run

Ontonagon On Target in Repeat Run
Thursday, May 30, 2019
It was a great day to be an Ontonagon golf Thursday as the Gladiators retained both ends of the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Finals at Irish Oaks Golf Course. The Ontonagon boys, placing four among the top 10 individuals, totaled 347 strokes on this sunny and mild day.
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Gladiators Finish Short Spring #1 Again

Gladiators Finish Short Spring #1 Again
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Poor weather may have limited the Ontonagon girls’ time on the golf course this spring. But the Gladiators made any opportunities to prepare pay off as they repeated as Upper Peninsula Division 3 champions Wednesday at Irish Oaks Golf Course.
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Preview: Powers Set to Shine Again

Preview: Powers Set to Shine Again
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Saturday’s girls tennis forecast calls for traditional powers to dominate another Lower Peninsula Finals. But keep an eye out for at least a pair of hopefuls aiming for their first championships in this sport.
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/30/19

Today in the MHSAA: 5/30/19
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Upsets and more close finishes continued to set the stage as teams moved on in the girls soccer, girls and boys lacrosse and boys golf tournaments Thursday, in addition to champions being crowned in Upper Peninsula Boys Tennis and Girls & Boys Golf Finals – se...
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Richard Seeking Familiar Playoff Groove

Richard Seeking Familiar Playoff Groove
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Success came sooner than expected last season when Riverview Gabriel Richard won the school’s first MHSAA baseball title. Mike Magier, who was in his fifth season as coach at Richard last spring, did not have a senior on a team that defeated Detroit Catholic Leag...
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