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Golf - Boys

BOYS LACROSSE: Pioneer lacrosse prepares for Huron
Updated: 4/16/2014 10:48:26 PM EST

The Pioneer boys’ lacrosse team didn’t play on Wednesday night. The team was originally scheduled to play on the road at Bedford, but the game was cancelled due to the Jewish holiday of Passover. And...


Lacrosse - Boys

BOYS LACROSSE: Chelsea outlasts Ypsilanti Lincoln, wins 9-6
Updated: 4/16/2014 6:49:08 PM EST

A great first half was all the Chelsea boys’ lacrosse team needed on Wednesday against Ypsilanti Lincoln. The Bulldogs won the game 9-6, despite falling off in the second half. “We played a lot bett...


Lacrosse - Girls

GIRLS LACROSSE: Father Gabriel Richard can't handle Livionia Ladywood, falls 21-5
Updated: 4/16/2014 10:45:41 PM EST

The struggles continued for the Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard girls’ lacrosse team on Wednesday. The team traveled to Livonia Ladywood and fell in a lopsided loss, 21-5. The Livonia team jumped out to a...


Soccer - Girls

PHOTO GALLERY: Saline battles Troy Athens
Updated: 4/16/2014 9:59:23 PM EST

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Softball

Milan falls in shortened contest to SMCC
Updated: 4/16/2014 9:57:12 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds softball team was unable to help itself in a 16-1 loss to the SMCC Kestrels Wednesday night. “We had a chance,” said head coach Karen Johnston. “Whenever we put the ball in play, ...


Softball

Milan holds off Grosse Ile
Updated: 4/15/2014 7:29:25 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' softball team defeated the Grosse Ile Red Devils 9 – 5 on a breezy Monday afternoon. “It was a team win and everyone did (their) part to win,” said head coach Karen Johns...


Soccer - Girls

Milan braves elements to take down Flat Rock
Updated: 4/15/2014 7:27:24 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' soccer team traveled to Flat Rock and defeated the Rams 5 – 3 on a windy Monday afternoon. The Big Reds were led by two goals Kate Bagozzi and the speed of McKenzie Modig...


Softball

Saline splits pair with Tecumseh
Updated: 4/14/2014 10:54:51 PM EST

The Saline Hornets (1-1) opened up its 2014 softball season with a split in Monday’s doubleheader with the Tecumseh Indians, a 4-1 win and a 5-4 loss. Laura Vacarro had two hits— including a double, ...


ALL

Monday's Prep Roundup: Belleville blanks Livonia Clarenceville in girls soccer action
Updated: 4/14/2014 10:36:14 PM EST

LIVONIA — Morgan Marshall produced two goals and Belleville defeated Livonia Clarenceville, 3-0, in girls soccer action Monday. Demi Przystunp added one goal for Belleville....


Softball

Images from Saline's sweep of Tecumseh
Updated: 4/14/2014 10:27:08 PM EST

Saline defeated Tecumseh 4-1 in game one of the two-game doubleheader. Laura Vaccaro earned the win in the circle and also had two hits -- including a double. Katie Alexander drove in two runs....


Baseball

Milan continues hitting in rout of Grosse Ile
Updated: 4/14/2014 10:03:37 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds baseball team showed why it will be dangerous all year as strong pitching backed by timely hits gave Milan a 9–1 win over Grosse Ile at home Monday evening. Kyle Schrader took the ...


Baseball

Milan dominates Lincoln baseball
Updated: 4/14/2014 9:55:00 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' baseball team started hitting the ball hard early in their 15–4 win over the Lincoln Railsplitters Friday night. “The more at-bats you get, the more used to seeing live pitch...


Baseball

Saline pitching overpowers Tecumseh in twinbill sweep
Updated: 4/14/2014 10:08:30 PM EST

Behind wins from starting pitchers Michael Hendrickson [Game One] and Brett Mearing [Game Two], the Saline Hornets swept both games of Monday’s doubleheader against the Tecumseh Indians 3-0 and 8-0. ...


Equestrian

Saline kicks off rowing season in Spring Lake
Updated: 4/14/2014 8:20:23 PM EST

After foul weather caused the cancellation of the event last year, this year’s weather could not be more different. Under sunny skies in the morning and temperatures in the 50’s, Saline High School...


Lacrosse - Boys

Ramos, Johnson anchor FGR lacrosse program
Updated: 4/15/2014 9:42:52 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard boys lacrosse team usually fills its captain vacancies with seniors, but when senior Steven Ramos and junior Matt Johnson first stepped on Irish soil, their leaderships s...


Baseball

Home runs help Dexter sweep Novi over weekend
Updated: 4/14/2014 1:13:03 PM EST

The Dexter baseball team started the season with a doubleheader sweep over the Novi Wildcats, 5-2 and 7-1. Dreadnaughts’ senior Teddy Walton went six innings, giving up just two runs while striking o...


Baseball

Gabriel Richard drops doubleheader to state power Bishop Foley WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/13/2014 4:33:49 AM EST

MADISON HEIGHTS - There really isn't a best time to run into three-time defending Division 3 state champion Madison Heights Bishop Foley. And Saturday was no exception for Gabriel Richard. The Venture...


Baseball

Monroe takes two from Huron
Updated: 4/12/2014 6:06:59 PM EST

Coming off a 16-0 loss to Belleville in the back end of Wednesday’s doubleheader, Huron was looking to regain its confidence. The River Rats (2-4) were unable to muster a win, as the Monroe Trojans t...


ALL

Notre Dame Prep edges Gabriel Richard
Updated: 4/11/2014 8:44:12 PM EST

Jake Jeszke tallied three goals and three assists and Peter Eichhorn made 14 saves in net for Notre Dame Prep (5-3) in a 11-9 home victory Thursday night. Steven Ramos had three goals and an assist...


Lacrosse - Girls

GIRLS LACROSSE: Father Gabriel Richard falls to rival Notre Dame Prep, 13-2
Updated: 4/9/2014 9:58:54 PM EST

Wednesday night was a rough for Gabriel Richard girls’ lacrosse team. The team traveled to Pontiac to take on Catholic League rival Notre Dame Prep, and the home team won in a big way, 13-2. “We jus...


Baseball

Huron splits doubleheader with Belleville
Updated: 4/9/2014 10:14:15 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron’s baseball team started Wednesday’s doubleheader, against Belleville, off on a good note with a 6-2 victory, but in the top of the third inning of the second game, the Tigers took ...


Baseball

Milan starts strong, takes down Ypsi
Updated: 4/9/2014 8:38:08 PM EST

Kyle Schrader opened his 2014 pitching season in impressive fashion, going five innings allowing no runs with eight strikeouts as the Milan defeated the Ypsilanti 9–0 Wednesday afternoon. “That's a g...


Baseball

Youth, foul weather contribute to Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard's baseball struggles
Updated: 4/8/2014 10:27:15 PM EST

With a lot of youth on this year’s team, Gabriel Richard baseball coach Gregg Lenhoff knew 2014 was going to be tough. The wet Michigan weather hasn’t done much to help matters, either. On Tuesday, ...


Baseball

Gabriel Richard drops first two game of the season to Cabrini
Updated: 4/8/2014 10:14:41 PM EST

The Gabriel Richard baseball team took the field for their first games of the season on Tuesday, and the results weren’t pretty. The Fighting Irish dropped a double header to Allen Park Cabrini, losin...


Football

Gabriel Richard's Lemons named to Border Classic coaching staff
Updated: 4/7/2014 10:54:15 AM EST

When football teams from across Michigan and Ohio send their best seniors to compete against one another in the inaugural Border Classic All Star Game, a pair of familiar faces will be roaming the sid...


Baseball

Milan's Schrader signs with Adrian
Updated: 4/7/2014 10:37:35 AM EST

Kyle Schrader has worked hard to get to where he is in high school; a senior leader that recently signed his Letter of Intent to attend college at Adrian. Schrader is a second year varsity player for...


Track And Field

Manchester track falls to Adrian Madison
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:32:19 AM EST

Manchester Boys and Girls track teams opened their season hosting Adrian Madison. The boys lost 88-48 and the girls fell 100-37. Placing for the Dutch were the following: Jordan Good and Josh Hitt...


Baseball

Milan splits weekend pair with Plymouth
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:28:04 AM EST

The Milan Big Reds baseball team opened the season by traveling to Plymouth and splitting a doubleheader with the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. Milan lost the first game 8 –4 but rebounded to win g...


Track And Field

Chelsea looking to repeat and state title aspirations
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:14:28 AM EST

When Eric Swager took over the boys Chelsea track and field program 20 years ago the Bulldogs suffered a losing season. Swager remembers that season because it also was the last time the Bulldogs have...


Track And Field

Chelsea track raises bar in 2014
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:12:34 AM EST

Shane Rodriguez has set some lofty goals for his girls' track and field team this season. But the third-year coach believes his Bulldogs can clear the bar - no matter how high he sets it. "We look to...


Soccer - Girls

Chelsea grinds it out to start season
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:10:57 AM EST

The Chelsea girls soccer team kicked off the new season with four games in seven days and one thing became clear right away - scoring goals on the Bulldogs isn't going to be an easy task. The Bulldo...


Softball

SEASON PREVIEW: Chelsea looking to become elite
Updated: 4/7/2014 6:09:45 AM EST

Chelsea softball coach Bob Moffett has never been big on predictions or preseason forecasts. He prefers to let his players do the talking once the season steps into the batter's box. Moffett has buil...


Lacrosse - Boys

Divine Child downs Chelsea
Updated: 4/6/2014 1:50:51 PM EST

In Chelsea’s season-opening 3-2 win over Bedford in boys’ lacrosse, the Bulldogs played a strong defensive game helping them “stick” the game into the win column. But it was some breakdowns on the def...


Lacrosse - Boys

Chelsea overwhelms Belleville
Updated: 4/6/2014 1:46:58 PM EST

The Chelsea boys’ lacrosse team bounced back from a tough loss earlier in the week to Divine Child with a 12-5 win over visiting Belleville on Friday. While the rain stopped before the game, the tempe...


Soccer - Girls

Staub’s penalty kick gives Irish 2-2 draw with Crestwood
Updated: 4/5/2014 6:44:32 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard girls have had a rough start to the season, offensively, but when it came down to the last minutes against Crestwood senior Tymi Staub helped her team reserve a tie Satur...


Baseball

Milan looking to return to Final Four in 2014
Updated: 4/5/2014 6:39:49 AM EST

The Milan Big Reds baseball team had a deep run in the 2013 postseason by making it all the way to the Final Four, but the 2014 squad is gearing up to try and top that finish. “Obviously, we'd like t...


Lacrosse - Boys

Ramos, Johnson lead Gabriel Richard past Bishop Foley
Updated: 4/4/2014 11:24:53 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard boys scored early and often against Bishop Foley Friday night, on it’s way to an 18-7 victory. The Fighting Irish captains senior Steven Ramos (five) and junior Matt Joh...


Soccer - Girls

Saline dominates Manchester for a 6-0 win
Updated: 4/4/2014 2:29:06 PM EST

Bumping up the game a night on the schedule so the full team could be there, the Manchester girls soccer team lost to Saline 6-0. "A loss is a loss," said coach Mark Davis. "But I saw things improvin...


Soccer - Girls

Milan opens season with 2-1 win over Jefferson
Updated: 4/4/2014 2:12:53 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls soccer team traveled to Jefferson and beat the Bears 7–1 to open the 2014 season. Bailey Van Haren and Kaitlin Bagozzi each scored two goals. Madison Anderson, Hannah Horton...


Baseball

Manchester grinds out win over Addison
Updated: 4/4/2014 2:27:10 PM EST

It took extra innings, but the season opener for the Manchester baseball team saw the Dutch pull off a win in a conference match against Addison 12-11. In the sixth, seventh and eighth innings, the D...


Lacrosse - Boys

Skyline blows past rival Pioneer
Updated: 4/3/2014 10:26:07 PM EST

Last May, Skyline needed an overtime game winner to notch its first-ever victory over rival Pioneer. The Eagles were far more convincing Thursday night. Skyline (2-1) coasted to an 18-7 victory, beh...


Soccer - Girls

Huron's balanced attack too much for Edsel Ford
Updated: 4/3/2014 10:19:45 AM EST

On Wednesday, the Huron girls’ soccer team took on one of its toughest challenges of the season so far. The River Rats traveled to Dearborn to play Edsel Ford, a team that had won its district tourna...


Soccer - Girls

Manchester, Monroe battle to 1-1
Updated: 4/3/2014 6:33:13 AM EST

Playing at Saline Tuesday, Manchester came up with a 1-1 tie with Monroe. The Dutch were playing at Saline due to unplayable field conditions at Manchester. Despite the windy conditions, the Lady ...


Basketball - Boys

Milan honors the boys basketball team with assembly
Updated: 4/3/2014 6:27:03 AM EST

Milan High School played host to several dignitaries, but none were bigger than the 15 young men that brought the state title back to the Big Reds. “This is great because it provides a great level of...


Lacrosse - Boys

Aaronson paces Huron past Bedford
Updated: 4/2/2014 11:01:40 PM EST

n Wednesday night the Huron boys’ lacrosse team traveled to Bedford to take on the Kicking Mules. While the Bedford’s team name sounds menacing, the Mules didn’t have much kick and the River Rats def...


Baseball

Pioneer sweeps twinbill from Lincoln
Updated: 4/2/2014 10:24:09 PM EST

The Pioneer Pioneers began the 2014 Southeastern Conference baseball season with a two-game home sweep of the Lincoln Railsplitters 11-1 and 8-1 Wednesday. Pioneer coach Jerry Holley talked about the...


Soccer - Girls

SEASON PREVIEW: Milan brings in new coach, new philosophy
Updated: 4/2/2014 7:24:45 AM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls soccer team has a new, familiar face on the sidelines this season as Lee Hudson takes over the head coaching duties for the team. Hudson was an assistant under Simon Evans, w...


Softball

SEASON PREVIEW: Milan hopes new coach yields a new culture
Updated: 4/2/2014 7:23:45 AM EST

The Milan softball team has a new look heading into the 2014 season, including a new head coach, Karen Johnston. “I think this is a great group of girls,” said Johnston. “They mesh well together and...


Tennis - Girls

SEASON PREVIEW: Milan uses experience to build in 2014
Updated: 4/2/2014 7:22:18 AM EST

Milan girls tennis is preparing for the 2014 season with a large returning player base, something that is relatively new for the developing program. “We shouldn't be playing any new players on the va...


Soccer - Girls

Saline takes on Ypsilanti
Updated: 4/1/2014 11:00:42 PM EST

Saline takes on Ypsilanti and girls soccer action. Photos by Mike Feld....


Lacrosse - Boys

Saline notches 2nd-ever win over Pioneer
Updated: 4/2/2014 5:50:25 PM EST

For just the second time in program history, and the first time on the road, Saline lacrosse knocked off Pioneer Tuesday night. The Hornets pulled off the historic victory in convincing fashion, rout...


Soccer - Girls

Taylor Timko's hat trick leads Notre Dame Prep past Gabriel Richard
Updated: 4/1/2014 10:04:40 PM EST

Notre Dame Prep's Taylor Timko netted a hat trick as she led hear team to a 5-0 victory over Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard. Timko has seven goals through the NDP's (3-0) first three games. Lindsay Klei ...


Lacrosse - Girls

PHOTO GALLERY: Saline takes on Bedford
Updated: 4/1/2014 10:03:42 PM EST

Photos from Saline's girls lacrosse contest with Bedford on Tuesday. Photo by Mike Feld....


Tennis - Girls

Huron takes seven of eight matches from Greenhills
Updated: 4/1/2014 9:15:46 PM EST

Huron withstood windy conditions to blow past Greenhills Tuesday afternoon, taking seven of eight matches in the lopsided victory. Huron senior Isabel Zheng defeated Greenhills freshman Julia Fried...


Soccer - Girls

Ann Arbor Greenhills too much for Livonia Clarenceville in girls soccer
Updated: 3/31/2014 10:54:02 PM EST

LIVONIA — Kirin Cramer notched four goals to lead Ann Arbor Greenhills past Livonia Clarenceville, 6-1, in girls soccer action Monday. Austin Bunker and Shari Jacobson scored the other goals for Gree...


Soccer - Girls

Chelsea kicks off season with 2-1 win over Manchester
Updated: 3/31/2014 6:34:40 AM EST

Among snow banks and a game time temperature of 26 degrees, Chelsea and Manchester girls soccer team faced off for the season opener. A late goal provided by Meghan Cole, lifted the Bulldogs to a 2-1...


Lacrosse - Boys

Dexter's Connor Benson seizes chance at redemption
Updated: 3/30/2014 6:27:40 PM EST

Frustration started to set in for Dexter senior Connor Benson as he walked off the field with his held head down after he just missed a potential game-winning shot of a 10-10 tied game against Bishop ...


Lacrosse - Girls

Dexter girls lacrosse blazing own path
Updated: 3/30/2014 6:20:20 PM EST

The Dexter Dreadnaughts girls’ lacrosse team is just four years old, but from its inception through the 2013 season, it worked alongside the boys team. It was at the end of last season that head coac...


Lacrosse - Boys

Dexter erases 4-goal deficit, tops Bishop Foley in OT
Updated: 3/29/2014 1:29:09 PM EST

The Dexter boys erased a 10-6 deficit to start the fourth quarter against Bishop Foley to win 11-10 in overtime with 2:03 remaining. “As a coach you can be proud,” Dexter head coach Brad Skinner said...


Soccer - Girls

Pioneer goes to 3-0 with win over Salem
Updated: 3/30/2014 4:07:21 PM EST

For the second time in as many nights, the Pioneer girls soccer team claimed a 1-0 victory — this time in a victory over Salem Friday night. Senior Sarah Starman scored the Pioneers' lone goal of th...


Basketball - Girls

Perez sisters key to Belleville's turnaround
Updated: 3/28/2014 2:16:22 PM EST

The Belleville girls had one of its better seasons in recent history, compiling a 13-8 record. While the Tigers enjoyed their share of success, it was an end of the road of sorts— it was the first a...


Soccer - Girls

1st-half goal helps Pioneer slip by Trenton
Updated: 3/28/2014 2:18:39 PM EST

Anjuli Kapila's goal in the final minute of the first half proved to the difference maker in Pioneer's 1-0 victory over Trenton Thursday night. The sophomore tallied the game's lone goal, with an as...


Lacrosse - Boys

Early deficit too much for Pioneer in loss to Canton
Updated: 3/27/2014 12:09:47 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Pioneer boys lacrosse team dug too deep a hole Wednesday night, spoiling a monster effort from Erik Barroso. The senior netted five goals and added two assists, but Pioneer (0-1) was u...


Lacrosse - Boys

Skyline routs Hartland in season opener
Updated: 3/26/2014 10:37:24 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Skyline lacrosse team put on an offensive showcase in its first game of the season, toppling Hartland 11-5 Saturday afternoon. Six different Eagles found the back of the net in the vic...


Lacrosse - Boys

Gilson, Ramos power Gabriel Richard past Huron
Updated: 3/28/2014 9:22:57 AM EST

Ben Gilson and Steven Ramos netted hat tricks as Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard downed Ann Arbor Huron 8-3 Tuesday night. Gilson and Ramos powered an offense that built a 5-1 halftime lead, helping exten...


Basketball - Boys

Milan's 0-2 start served as foundation for title run
Updated: 3/25/2014 10:34:04 AM EST

Having just poured in a career-high 34 points— on a 13-for-17 shooting night — in a state title-clinching victory over Benton Harbor, Latin Davis helped Milan finish its season in storybook fashion. ...


Lacrosse - Girls

Pioneer pounds Dexter in season opener
Updated: 3/24/2014 9:33:25 PM EST

In a perfect world, Ann Arbor Pioneer would’ve gotten a shutout against Dexter to open its 2014 season The Pioneers came close, routing the Dreads 13-2 Monday night. Pioneer freshman Lindsie Rogers...


Basketball - Boys

Castro— Lasting effect of Skyline's run bigger than wins
Updated: 3/25/2014 10:37:35 AM EST

For a team that wasn't supposed to belong, they certainly fit right in. Sure, the Skyline boys basketball team was bounced by eventual state champion Muskegon one game short of the Breslin Center, bu...


Cross Country - Girls

Dexter girls earn Academic All-State honors
Updated: 3/24/2014 12:27:59 PM EST

The Dexter girls cross country team placed 10th in the state, earning Academic All State Honors. ...


Basketball - Boys

More images from Milan's title-clinching win over Benton Harbor
Updated: 3/23/2014 12:13:46 AM EST

The Milan boys basketball team clinched the Class B state championship with a 78-59 win over Benton Harbor at the Breslin Center in East Lansing Saturday, March 22. Photos by Randy Castro...


Basketball - Boys

RED REIGN! Milan blows out Benton Harbor, captures Class B championship
Updated: 3/22/2014 8:10:34 PM EST

If Friday was the struggle, Saturday was the coronation. A night after slipping by Detroit Douglass by a single point, Milan coasted past Benton Harbor 78-59 in the Class B championship at the Bresl...


Basketball - Boys

Milan clings to 51-50 win over Detroit Douglass, headed to Class B title game
Updated: 3/22/2014 7:47:01 PM EST

Freshman Garrett Gardette stood at the free throw line and ignored the raucous crowd, the situation and the opponents around him. Hitting the front end of his one-and-one gave his team a one point ...


Basketball - Boys

Unbeaten Muskegon blows by Skyline, into Final Four
Updated: 3/22/2014 7:47:23 PM EST

Skyline's gameplan to upset unbeaten Muskegon in Tuesday's quarterfinal at Lansing Eastern was to limit the newly-minted Mr. Basketball, Big Red senior guard Deshaun Thrower. While the Eagles held T...


Basketball - Boys

Milan heads to Breslin Center with win over Wayland Union
Updated: 3/22/2014 6:34:35 AM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys basketball season continues to roll on with a 62–53 win over the Wayland Union Wildcats in the Class B State Quarterfinals. Milan advances to the Final Four in East Lansing ...


Swimming - Boys

Chelsea's Jacob Burris caps sophomore campaign with state title
Updated: 3/17/2014 11:47:43 AM EST

To truly appreciate what Jacob Burris accomplished at the Division 3 State Swimming and Diving championships in Holland, one must dive back to last year’s state finals. After an impressive freshman y...


Swimming - Boys

Chelsea swims to 2nd-place finish at D3 finals
Updated: 3/14/2014 1:10:48 PM EST

Chelsea’s incredible season came to a close in dramatic fashion last weekend at the Division 3 State finals in Holland. The Bulldogs, who depended on a wealth of depth and talent all season, would go ...


Basketball - Boys

Skyline takes down Kalamazoo Central, wins 1st-ever regional championship
Updated: 3/14/2014 5:29:16 PM EST

Less than a week ago, Skyline had to beat its two intracity rivals en route to the program's first-ever district title to prove it was the best team in the area. Thursday night, after the Eagles knock...


Basketball - Boys

Ypsilanti bows out in regional final loss to Romulus
Updated: 3/12/2014 11:50:48 PM EST

The regional final is not the place to have a quarter-long defensive lapse. But Ypsilanti Community dug a hole in the first quarter against Romulus it couldn’t get out in a 60-53 loss. “They got 40 ...


Basketball - Boys

Milan wins first regional since 1948 with dominant performance over Detroit Community
Updated: 3/12/2014 10:30:23 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' basketball team captured their first regional title since 1948 with a 55–40 win over the Detroit Community Hurricanes Wednesday night. Milan used a 19-point third quarter t...


Basketball - Girls

Eaton Rapids wins quarterfinal, denies Arbor Prep's Breslin bid
Updated: 3/11/2014 11:17:10 PM EST

The Eaton Rapids Greyhounds were too tall and too long for the Ypsilanti Arbor Prep girls Tuesday night, as Greyhound senior Allie Dittmer and Co. spelled doom for the Gators Dittmer scores 13 of her...


Basketball - Boys

Milan basketball survives with regional semi win over Grosse Ile
Updated: 3/11/2014 11:13:35 AM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' basketball team leaned heavily on big man Nick Perkins to carry them past the Grosse Ile Red Devils 62–48 Monday night to advance to the Regional Finals. Perkins scored 30 ...


Swimming - Boys

Dexter swims to second place finish at state meet
Updated: 3/11/2014 11:07:25 AM EST

The Dexter boys swim and dive team captured its fifth top 10 finish in five years at the Division 2 MHSAA state swim and dive championships March 7-8 at the EMU Jones Natatorium. With just 11 state ...


Swimming - Boys

Dexter swims to second place finish at state meet
Updated: 3/11/2014 11:07:25 AM EST

The Dexter boys swim and dive team captured its fifth top 10 finish in five years at the Division 2 MHSAA state swim and dive championships March 7-8 at the EMU Jones Natatorium. With just 11 state ...


Wrestling

Manchester hosts wrestling banquet
Updated: 3/11/2014 11:06:20 AM EST

Head coach Steve Vlcek sent off his seven seniors with accolades and praises as the Dutch wrestlers finished their regular season with a perfect 32-0 record. The only loss the Dutch suffered was in t...


Basketball - Boys

Ypsilanti waltzes into regional title game
Updated: 3/11/2014 1:09:15 AM EST

Regional semifinals are typically not cakewalks. But, Monday, Ypsilanti Community had their cake, blew out the candles, ate it, then indulged in a scoop of ice cream as well as they walked past South...


Basketball - Boys

Skyline's run continues, tops Lansing Eastern in regional semis
Updated: 3/11/2014 12:52:03 AM EST

For a team that had never made it past the district finals prior to last Friday night, the Skyline boys basketball team looked awfully comfortable in uncharted territory. The Eagles (16-7; 12-4 SEC) ...


Swimming - Boys

Pioneer finishes 4th, Saline 6th at D1 state finals
Updated: 3/8/2014 9:50:42 PM EST

Heading into the final event of Saturday’s MHSAA Division 1 state swim and dive championship — the 400-yard freestyle relay — Ann Arbor Pioneer trailed third-place Holland West Ottawa by just four poi...


Basketball - Boys

Ypsi cruises to district title with win over Bedford
Updated: 3/8/2014 12:45:31 AM EST

For a brief moment in the third quarter, it looked like Bedford might mount a comeback against Ypsilanti Community in the District 13 title game. But when the Grizzlies rattled off 10 unanswered po...


Basketball - Boys

Skyline KOs rival Huron, captures 1st-ever district title
Updated: 3/8/2014 12:28:56 PM EST

As the final seconds of the District 17 championship game ticked off the clock, the Skyline boys basketball team, in a unique twist, rushed off the floor and toward their student section— which was al...


Basketball - Boys

Milan wins second straight district with dominant win over Adrian
Updated: 3/8/2014 12:46:07 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds won their second straight district title by defeating the Adrian Maples 58–36 Friday night. Milan opened up with nine straight points and never looked back against the Maples. T...


Basketball - Girls

Arbor Prep eases to regional title with blowout over Tecumseh
Updated: 3/8/2014 12:46:51 PM EST

Three years ago, when Arbor Prep’s senior class was experiencing its first year of high school, the doors to their current school had yet to open. Now, the Gators are regional champions – and seem se...


Basketball - Boys

Huron, Skyline to re-establish rivalry in District 17 title game
Updated: 3/6/2014 3:52:07 PM EST

Twice Huron and Skyline have met in the postseason, and both times it was the River Rats moving on and the Eagles heading into the offseason. When the two teams square off in Friday's District 17 cha...


Basketball - Girls

Manchester falters late in regional semi loss to top-ranked Blissfield
Updated: 3/6/2014 3:14:01 PM EST

Top-ranked Blissfield came into Manchester's gym heavily rated. The Lady Dutch knew that they had their work cut out for them if they hoped to advance to the regional championship on Thursday. Hol...


Basketball - Boys

Manchester boys rally in district semi to down Grass Lake
Updated: 3/6/2014 3:09:48 PM EST

Overcoming a nine-point halftime deficit, Manchester battled back and outscored host Grass Lake 19-5 in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's district semifinal and won 49-42. "Our defense came through...


Basketball - Boys

Ypsilanti dismantles rival Lincoln in district semis
Updated: 3/6/2014 12:53:25 PM EST

They say it's tough to beat a team three times. Perhaps, then, it’s best for Ypsilanti Community that they lost to Lincoln in their first matchup, as the Grizzlies dominated the next two meetings, cu...


Basketball - Boys

Turnovers doom Gabriel Richard in district semifinal loss
Updated: 3/6/2014 12:34:17 PM EST

As Father Gabriel Richard senior Ryan Johnson walked off the court after the District 45 semifinal against Detroit Communications and Media Arts, teammate Kevin Day embraced him with a hug. Johnson ...


Basketball - Boys

Huron uses 28-3 run to rally past Pinckney
Updated: 3/6/2014 12:41:06 PM EST

An out-of-sync Huron boys basketball team found itself in a 22-12 hole with 5:27 left in the second quarter Wednesday night against a Pinckney team that had already upset host Dexter in Monday's Distr...


ALL

Milan rallies to edge out SMCC
Updated: 3/5/2014 10:46:21 PM EST

They needed all 32 minutes to do it, but the Milan Big Reds boys basketball team earned a trip to the district title game with a 42–40 win over their Huron League rival SMCC Falcons Wednesday night. ...


Basketball - Boys

Tristan Wilson leads Skyline past Pioneer, into district final
Updated: 3/6/2014 10:29:58 AM EST

The Feb. 27 meeting between Skyline and Pioneer proved to be little more than foreshadowing for the meeting between the two schools in Wednesday's District 17 semifinal. Eagle senior Tristan Wilson...


Basketball - Girls

Chelsea gets shut out in third quarter, falls in regional semi to Eaton Rapids
Updated: 3/5/2014 12:13:51 PM EST

The young Chelsea Bulldogs knew before the opening tip that Eaton Rapids posed quite a challenge. But it's really hard to tell exactly how a team matches up until the ball is tossed up and the game ...


Hockey - Boys

Trenton halts Pioneer's run in state quarterfinal
Updated: 3/4/2014 11:07:12 PM EST

It wasn’t the prettiest effort of the season, but the Trenton hockey team survived a sloppy first and second period Tuesday night and beat Ann Arbor Pioneer 6-2 in a Michigan High School Athletic Asso...


Basketball - Girls

Haslett defense stymies Huron in regional semifinal
Updated: 3/4/2014 11:02:36 PM EST

Call it big-game jitters, call it pressing, but the Ann Arbor Huron girls didn't start Tuesday's Region 1 semifinal against Haslett the way it had hoped. The host River Rats were on the wrong end of...


Basketball - Girls

Arbor Prep uses runs in first and third quarters to slow Dearborn Divine Child
Updated: 3/4/2014 11:10:28 PM EST

With 2:49 remaining in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class B regional semifinal against Dearborn Divine Child, Arbor Prep coach Rod Wells called a timeout. He found his team in a rare position: down...


Basketball - Boys

Belleville's upset bid comes up short against Romulus
Updated: 3/4/2014 12:32:30 PM EST

Host Bellevile provided defending state champion Romulus with quite the scare in Monday’s District 15 quarterfinal, but the Eagles managed to survive the Tigers and advance to Wednesday’s semifinal ag...


Basketball - Boys

Milan overcomes early struggles to beat out Tecumseh
Updated: 3/4/2014 12:32:12 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys basketball team opened their postseason play with a 57–37 win over the Tecumseh Indians Monday night. Milan won despite numerous fouls, something that is uncharacteristic fo...


Basketball - Boys

Monroe's late first half run in district quarterfinal dooms Saline
Updated: 3/3/2014 11:20:49 PM EST

It was a safe assumption that following Saline’s 10-0 run to start Monday’s district opener against Monroe, the Trojans would eventually make a run of their own. The size of that run, however, was wh...


Basketball - Boys

Whitmore Lake defeats Ann Arbor Greenhills
Updated: 3/3/2014 10:56:22 PM EST

Ann Arbor will not be represented in the Class C District 71 semifinals in Grass Lake. With three of the teams, Clinton, Grass Lake and Manchester all receiving byes in the first round, the only game...


Basketball - Boys

Pinckney comes back to beat Dexter
Updated: 3/3/2014 10:55:37 PM EST

March was more about heartbreak than it was about madness for the Dexter boys’ basketball team. On Monday, the opening round district play in Dexter, the Dreadnaughts fell to Pinckney, losing by one ...


Basketball - Boys

Chelsea falls in overtime to Stockbridge
Updated: 3/3/2014 10:56:59 PM EST

A disappointing season for the Chelsea Bulldogs ended in dramatic fashion on Monday at Brooklyn Columbia Central High School. The Chelsea boys’ basketball team fell to Stockbridge 71-66 in an overtim...


Hockey - Boys

Pioneer blows by Pinckney, claims 2nd straight regional title
Updated: 3/3/2014 11:51:09 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team wore down Pinckney Saturday afternoon to the tune of a 7-0 throttling in the Region 16 championship at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube. Jason Maezes scored twice, while goal...


Basketball - Girls

Bedford upends Ypsilanti to claim district championship
Updated: 3/1/2014 12:40:53 AM EST

The Ypsilanti Community Grizzlies had a solid first year under new head coach Dwayne Scott, but they saw it come to a close in the district final at Bedford, as they lost to the host team 52-28. “...


Basketball - Girls

Arbor Prep tops Detroit Community, claims first-ever district title
Updated: 3/1/2014 12:31:28 PM EST

The Arbor Prep girls basketball team waited three years for Friday night. Once things got underway, the Gators didn’t need long to start seizing their opportunity. Following the opening tip against...


Basketball - Girls

Huron fends off Dexter, claims District 17 crown
Updated: 2/28/2014 11:59:33 PM EST

On the heels of an 8-0 Dexter run, with her team's lead— once at 15 points — whittled down seven, Huron freshman Emily Marsh knocked down a 3-pointer from the corner with one second left in the second...


Basketball - Girls

Chelsea holds on for see-saw district final win over Napoleon
Updated: 2/28/2014 11:46:15 PM EST

If there’s one lesson that emerged from the Class B district at Jackson Lumen Christi this week, it’s that no one should ever count Chelsea out. The Bulldogs, who struggled in Monday’s district opene...


Basketball - Girls

Manchester stands tough in fourth quarter to hold off Grass Lake
Updated: 2/28/2014 6:20:56 AM EST

Coming into Wednesday's game, coach Corey Fether knew it was going to be tough beating Grass Lake for a third time. The game proved to be four quarters tough. Hot shooting by the Dutch gave the te...


Basketball - Boys

Lincoln holds off late run to finish regular season with win over Dexter
Updated: 2/28/2014 6:10:37 AM EST

It's called hanging around. And the Dexter boys basketball team did a very good job of that Thursday night in an SEC showdown at Lincoln High School between two teams playing strong basketball headi...


Wrestling

Manchester earns three wins in first round of finals
Updated: 2/28/2014 6:08:41 AM EST

Opening day of the state championship finals with emotions running high saw the Manchester Flying Dutchmen grapplers picking up three wins. "I could not ask for the kids to wrestle any better then wh...


Basketball - Boys

Belleville tops Melvindale in regular season finale
Updated: 2/28/2014 12:28:45 AM EST

After a demoralizing loss to Milan Feb. 25, Belleville came back from a 22-16 halftime deficit to win 49-46 over the Melvindale Cardinals on its regular season finale Thursday night. “It wasn’t pret...


Basketball - Boys

Tristan Wilson helps Skyline dominate Pioneer in district semi preview
Updated: 2/28/2014 12:20:46 PM EST

Skyline's Tristan Wilson dominated Pioneer in Thursday's regular season finale, though the game served as little more than a tuneup for their impending meeting in Wednesday's district semifinal. Wil...


Basketball - Boys

Huron boys falls to Monroe
Updated: 2/28/2014 12:21:23 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron boys' basketball team was defeated on Thursday night by Monroe. The River Rats fell 69-61 in the Southeastern Conference game. Check back for more details....


Basketball - Boys

Struggles continue for Chelsea against Adrian
Updated: 2/28/2014 12:21:44 PM EST

On Tuesday, Chelsea lost to Ypsilanti by almost 50 points. On Thursday, things got a little better, but not much. Chelsea hosted Adrian and fell 63-54. The teams kept things close in the first quarte...


Basketball - Boys

Tecumseh no match for Ypsilanti
Updated: 2/28/2014 12:22:03 PM EST

Not even a long bus ride could phase the Ypsilanti Phoenix boys’ basketball team. On Thursday, the team made one of its longest in-league road trips, going all the way to Tecumseh. But the trip didn’...


Basketball - Boys

Bedford spoils Saline's senior night
Updated: 2/27/2014 11:20:33 PM EST

This wasn’t exactly what Saline’s five seniors had in mind for a final sendoff. The Hornets honored Michael Gale, Michael Hendrickson, Erik Jacobsen, Peyton Whitley and Max Recknagel before Thursday’...


Basketball - Girls

Chelsea outlasts Stockbridge in OT
Updated: 2/27/2014 1:09:19 PM EST

The Chelsea girls’ basketball team didn’t let inexperience get in the way of a big district victory Wednesday night over Stockbridge. The young, but talented Bulldogs. outscored Stockbridge 11-6 in ...


Basketball - Girls

Arbor Prep rolls past Gabriel Richard, into district championship
Updated: 2/28/2014 2:16:03 PM EST

The Ypsilanti Arbor Prep girls basketball team is still looking for its first piece of hardware to add to what is, for now, a vacant trophy case. It won't stay vacant for long if the Gators continue...


Basketball - Girls

Huron survives Skyline, earns district title game rematch with Dexter
Updated: 2/26/2014 11:07:23 PM EST

Skyline twin sisters Mia and Mea Morris kept things close in Wednesday’s district semifinal against Huron. Once they got into foul trouble, Huron took over. The River Rats escaped with a 55-43 win...


Basketball - Girls

Love powers Dexter past Pioneer in district semis
Updated: 2/26/2014 10:48:45 PM EST

Dexter’s Anna Love proved to be a dominant force down low Wednesday night, helping the Dreadnaughts advance to Friday’s district title game with a 49-30 win over Ann Arbor Pioneer in district semifina...


Basketball - Girls

Slow opening quarter costs Lincoln in district semi loss to Ypsilanti
Updated: 2/26/2014 10:31:17 PM EST

In the state tournament, when it’s win and advance or lose and go home, one poor quarter can end your season. Ypsilanti-Lincoln endured exactly that in the first quarter of their 53-40 district sem...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Pioneer defense steps up in 4-1 win over Saline
Updated: 2/26/2014 10:15:25 PM EST

Pioneer head hockey coach Paul Fassbender knew he needed to tweak his game plan a bit against Saline. So he chose to mix it up with the power play on Wednesday against his team’s local rival. “We cha...


Basketball - Girls

Milan's season ends with district loss to Ida
Updated: 2/26/2014 10:07:17 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' basketball season came to a close in the second round of the district tournament as they fell to the Ida Bluestreaks 46-20 Wednesday night. The Big Reds' offense was stagn...


Basketball - Boys

Manchester sends senior out with win
Updated: 2/26/2014 6:13:28 PM EST

In an evening celebrating the four seniors on the Manchester boys basketball team, the Dutch jumped out to a quick start and defeated Grass Lake, 59-37. All four seniors: Kinser Owens, Devin Stennett...


Basketball - Boys

Trey Wallace pours in 30 points as Pioneer outlasts Saline
Updated: 2/25/2014 11:57:11 PM EST

Playing in his final home game, Pioneer senior Trey Wallace delivered a career-high 30 points in a 68-62 victory over Saline Tuesday night. Wallace scored 11 of his 30 points in the final quarter. “...


Basketball - Boys

Milan trumps Belleville in postseason tuneup
Updated: 2/25/2014 11:43:11 PM EST

Heading into Tuesday’s game against Milan, Belleville senior Andre Smith had been hot from beyond the arc. The Big Reds put a halt to that trend, topping the Tigers 54-26. Milan juniors Nick Perkins...


Basketball - Boys

Huron tops Bedford at buzzer, clinches SEC Red outright
Updated: 2/25/2014 11:59:29 PM EST

According to Ann Arbor Huron head coach Wahleed Samaha, his team couldn’t do anything right in the fourth quarter against Bedford on Tuesday. The River Rats atoned for that in the final seconds. Tr...


Basketball - Boys

Ypsi celebrates seniors by drubbing Chelsea
Updated: 2/25/2014 11:01:53 PM EST

The Ypsilanti seniors got to have a little bit of fun in their last home game, as they beat Chelsea 80-32 on senior night. “It was a lot of fun, because we’re all brothers and we play for each other,...


Basketball - Boys

Tristan Wilson records triple-double as Skyline beats Monroe
Updated: 2/25/2014 10:45:59 PM EST

After playing pretty tight in the first quarter, the Ann Arbor Skyline boys’ basketball team pulled away in the second to grab a big conference win over Monroe on Tuesday Skyline took the game 69-53....


Basketball - Boys

Dexter boys defend home court against Adrian
Updated: 2/25/2014 10:51:24 PM EST

Two big quarters for the Dexter boys’ basketball team helped give the Dreadnaughts a leg up over their opposition on Tuesday night. Dexter hosted Adrian and won big, 66-47. The Dreads hopped out to ...


Basketball - Boys

Lincoln blows out Tecumseh
Updated: 2/25/2014 10:48:49 PM EST

On Tuesday night in Tecumseh, the Ypsilanti Lincoln boys’ basketball team was the star of the game. You read that right. The whole team was the star as the Railsplitters defeated the home team in a l...


Basketball - Boys

Hambright helps Belleville boys finish off Gabriel Richard
Updated: 2/25/2014 2:43:30 PM EST

The Belleville boys travelled to Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard Monday night and snuck out with a 55-47 victory. Junior Arlington Hambright led the team with a season high 19 points for the Tigers. “He d...


Hockey - Boys

Pioneer hockey thumps Bedford, earns date with Saline
Updated: 2/25/2014 10:05:42 AM EST

CJ Bradburn and Cal Stripling each netted hat tricks as Pioneer steamrolled Bedford 10-0 in pre-regional action Monday at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube. Both Bradburn and Stripling added a single assist to...


Hockey - Boys

Pinckney hockey spoils Freatman's big day, ends Huron's season
Updated: 2/25/2014 9:56:05 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron hockey team squandered a two-goal lead in the third period in its pre-regional tilt with Pinckney. The Pirates took advantage, as Nolan Lefebvre netted the overtime game winner i...


Basketball - Girls

Huron blows out Pinckney, 62-32
Updated: 2/25/2014 9:31:22 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron girls’ basketball team just keeps rolling through opponents. On Monday night, in the gym of crosstown rival Ann Arbor Skyline, the Huron team opened up district tournament play by...


Basketball - Girls

Seniors rise to the occasion as Gabriel Richard beats Ladywood
Updated: 2/24/2014 11:14:45 PM EST

The possibility of never playing high school basketball again can be a heck of a good motivator. On Monday night when the Gabriel Richard girls’ basketball team played district tournament host Livoni...


Basketball - Girls

Bedford's late 3s overwhelm Saline in district quarterfinal
Updated: 2/24/2014 11:15:48 PM EST

Two 3-pointers. Eighteen seconds of game clock. One difference that ended Saline’s season. Bedford’s Rachel Lewandowksi hit two triples with 4:20 and 4:02 respectively in the third quarter of Monday...


Basketball - Girls

Westland John Glenn girls knocks out Belleville in district semis
Updated: 2/25/2014 12:01:30 PM EST

The Belleville girls were no match for Westland John Glenn, which went on large runs in three out of the four quarters, while the Tigers had a hard time shooting. The Tigers lost 69-47 as they end th...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Chelsea overpowers field, wins SEC White title
Updated: 2/24/2014 1:42:01 PM EST

The Chelsea boys swim team breezed to an SEC White championship Saturday, out-pacing rival and host Dexter by more than 70 points. The Bulldogs claimed victories in seven events totaling 461 points....


Competitive Cheerleading

CHEERLEADING: Manchester fifth at Cascades Conference meet
Updated: 2/24/2014 12:58:24 AM EST

In the final competitive cheer match for the season, Manchester placed fifth at the Cascades Conference meet and also fifth place overall for the season. "The team improved so much this season and re...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester sends three seniors off with win over Grass Lake
Updated: 2/24/2014 3:22:19 PM EST

Finishing the regular season with a big win over Grass Lake, 52-38, and an overall record of 15-5, coach Corey Fether is looking forward to postseason play. Grass Lake came in and played the Lady Dut...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester dominated by Addison
Updated: 2/24/2014 12:46:54 AM EST

A balanced team effort by the Addison Panthers was just to much for the Manchester boys basketball team on Friday. All 15 players for the Panthers scored defeating the Dutch 87-43. "They came very...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Pioneer eases to SEC Red Championship
Updated: 2/27/2014 6:31:20 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Pioneer boy swim team coasted to a SEC Red Championship Saturday — and it wasn't even close. The Pioneers finished with 592 points, more than 150 points ahead of second-place Skyline (4...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Late flurry helps Pioneer ice Chelsea
Updated: 2/23/2014 6:28:10 PM EST

With things close in the third period, the Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team got what it needed and then some Feb. 22 against Chelsea. With two late third-period goals — from Jason Maezes and Cal Stripl...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville survives scare from Warren Cousino
Updated: 2/23/2014 6:19:37 PM EST

On a night in which Belleville dominated the first half, they quickly lost a 26-point lead, allowing Warren Cousino to come within 65-62 with under a minute left in the game. The Tigers kept their co...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Berkley hands Dexter 4-1 loss
Updated: 2/22/2014 12:11:15 AM EST

It was a long way to travel for the Dexter hockey team on Friday night, and the trip was made even worse by the final result. The Dreadnaught went all the way to Berkley and fell to the Bears, 4-1. ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti powers past rival Lincoln
Updated: 2/22/2014 12:08:49 AM EST

The Ypsilanti girls gave up a 10-0 run to start the fourth but clawed their way back with a 19-2 run of their own to knock off their rivals from Lincoln 47-40. "That was an exciting game and I just t...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: With postseason looming, Ypsi wins rematch with Lincoln
Updated: 2/22/2014 12:02:10 AM EST

The gym at Lincoln was rocking pregame as the host Railsplitters looked to win their second game against rival Ypsilanti this year. However, the Grizzlies had revenge on their minds as they claimed ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville ends regular season with thrashing of Summit
Updated: 2/22/2014 12:20:29 PM EST

In the Belleville girls’ final home game of the season, head coach Joe Brodie wanted to recognize the seniors and the parents for their hard work and setting a foundation for the girls’ basketball tea...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan's Verges dominant in final home game as Big Reds roll
Updated: 2/21/2014 9:49:58 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys basketball team wrapped up their perfect Huron League schedule with a 65–43 win at home over the Jefferson Bears Friday night. Senior Donovan Verges powered Milan with a str...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea takes SEC White lead with dominant win over Dexter
Updated: 2/21/2014 9:35:40 PM EST

Had the Dexter girls’ basketball team played the first three quarters with the urgency and intensity they showed in the fourth quarter, Friday night’s showdown with rival Chelsea would have been at le...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter controls from start to finish in win over Chelsea
Updated: 2/21/2014 9:30:49 PM EST

With 3:23 left in the third quarter, Dexter’s Noah Mellifont took the ball to the basket, made contact with a Chelsea player and let a floater fly toward the basket. The ball hung in the air and eve...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron sends off seniors with thumping of rival Pioneer
Updated: 2/21/2014 12:21:24 AM EST

On a night where the Huron boys honored their seniors, it was junior Xavier Cochran that led his team passed rival Pioneer. Cochran scored a game-high 22 points as the River Rats earned a season swe...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville takes down Robichaud for second straight night
Updated: 2/20/2014 11:38:03 PM EST

The Belleville boys faced off against Robichaud for the second time in two nights Thursday and got a familiar result. After a 61-18 victory over the Bulldogs Wednesday, the Tigers coasted to a 56-49...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Fast-paced Huron overwhelms rival Pioneer
Updated: 2/20/2014 11:28:08 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron girls forced 27 turnovers against crosstown rival Pioneer Thursday night. As a result, the River Rats knocked off the Pioneers 53-31. Despite the 22-point margin of victory, Hur...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville topples host Milan
Updated: 2/20/2014 11:21:35 PM EST

The Belleville Tigers girls basketball team traveled to Milan and withstood an early flurry to beat the Big Reds 59–35 Thursday night. The two teams were close early before Belleville broke the game...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Belleville's Chris Brown highlights Tiger youth movement
Updated: 2/19/2014 11:09:14 PM EST

With a young team, Belleville head wrestling coach Derek Phillips said he thinks he's got something special in sophomore twins Chris and Caleb Brown. “They’re doing great,” Phillips said. “They’re in...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Gabriel Richard blanks Livonia Franklin
Updated: 2/19/2014 10:48:24 PM EST

Less than a week removed from winning the CHSL title, the Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard hockey team began its stretch run toward the postseason with a 4-0 win over Livonia Franklin Wednesday night. Will ...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Southgate Anderson handles shorthanded Pioneer
Updated: 2/19/2014 9:50:26 PM EST

With seven players out of the lineup Wednesday night, the Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team entered its game against Soutghate Anderson at a severe disadvantage. The deficit proved too steep to overcome...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fourt quarter problems crush Manchester again in loss
Updated: 2/19/2014 12:19:31 PM EST

The second quarter has proved to be the Manchester boys basketball team's Achilles heel. Tuesday night at hosting Hanover Horton proved just the point. The Dutch were outscored 15-0 in the second...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville cruises to win over shorthanded Robichaud
Updated: 2/19/2014 9:27:24 AM EST

After finding success in Tuesday’s gameplan against Redford Thurston, the Belleville girls duplicated their performance in a 41-22 win over Robichaud Tuesday night. “We wanted to get them (Bulldogs)...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter shocks visiting Ann Arbor Huron
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:55:52 PM EST

In a battle of Southeastern Conference heavyweights, the Dexter Dreadnaughts came out on top Tuesday night. The Dexter team hosted Ann Arbor Huron, and the home team got a big win, 59-52. A close ga...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Skyline gets victory over struggling Chelsea, 66-44
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:48:04 PM EST

The 2014 season has been rough for the Chelsea boys' basketball team. On Tuesday, it got a little rougher. The Bulldogs fell to Ann Arbor Skyline 66-44, losing their 15th game this season. Skyline, ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Huron digs deep for inspirational win over Dexter
Updated: 2/19/2014 10:42:12 AM EST

The Huron girls' basketball team got a lot of inspiration from their JV squad on Tuesday when both teams played Dexter. The Huron JV squad, playing just a day after one of its players lost her mother...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea defeats Skyline on the road to clinch SEC White
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:56:31 PM EST

The Bulldogs of Chelsea had a fantastic night on Tuesday when they faced off against the Ann Arbor Skyline girls’ basketball team. The Bulldogs defeated the home team at Skyline and won the game hand...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti takes down Pioneer, 48-38
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:41:10 PM EST

The Pioneer girls basketball team continued to struggle, and visiting team Ypsilanti took advantage on Tuesday night. The Phoenix played a strong game and came away with a 48-38 win against the home ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti takes down Pioneer, 48-38
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:41:39 PM EST

The Pioneer girls basketball team continued to struggle, and visiting team Ypsilanti took advantage on Tuesday night. The Phoenix played a strong game and came away with a 48-38 win against the home ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Saline handles Ypsilanti Lincoln, 56-28
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:42:26 PM EST

The home team had a big night on Tuesday in Saline. The Hornets girls’ basketball team hosted Ypsilanti Lincoln and won by a large margin 56-28. The Hornets jumped out to a big lead at the start of t...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti continues tear, trounces Pioneer
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:24:06 PM EST

Continuing their dominance of the SEC, Ypsilanti Community took care of Ann Arbor Pioneer 74-42. Senior guard Janeau Joubert had one of his best offensive games of the season, leading all scorers wit...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Hendrickson's hot hand helps Saline upset Lincoln
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:45:44 PM EST

Michael Hendrickson had a first quarter to remember as he scored 13 of Saline’s 15 points Tuesday night. Then, in the second quarter, Lincoln made defensive adjustments to take away Hendrickson’s ope...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville blows by Redford Thurston
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:09:11 PM EST

A dominant first quarter was all Belleville needed Monday night, as the Tigers rolled to a 77-16 victory over Redford Thurston. “We made it a point, we’ve gotten off to some slow starts lately and we...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville defense shuts down Robichaud
Updated: 2/18/2014 10:59:35 PM EST

Continuing its recent string of strong defensive performances, the Belleville boys scrapped their way to a 53-34 win over Robichaud Tuesday night— though senior Andre Smith’s 14-point, three-steal an...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Milan gets by Riverview to clinch Huron League
Updated: 2/18/2014 10:37:57 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' swim team defeated the Riverview Pirates 106.5 – 78.5 at home Tuesday night. The win gave Milan the Huron League title with the Pirates getting second in the league. “We swa...


ALL

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan clinches third straight Huron League title with win over SMCC
Updated: 2/18/2014 10:23:06 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys basketball team won its third straight Huron League title and 40th straight league game with a 56–37 win over the second place team, the visiting SMCC Falcons. Milan jumped ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: AP Top 10 for Feb. 18
Updated: 2/18/2014 2:54:13 PM EST

The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.: Class A ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: How the AP Top-10 fared this past week
Updated: 2/18/2014 12:17:35 PM EST

How The Associated Press ranked high school boys basketball teams fared this past week, with records in parentheses: Class A 1. Muskegon (17-0) beat Muskegon Mona Shores 69-39, beat Mount C...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: How the AP Top-10 fared this past week
Updated: 2/18/2014 12:17:27 PM EST

How The Associated Press ranked high school boys basketball teams fared this past week, with records in parentheses: Class A 1. Muskegon (17-0) beat Muskegon Mona Shores 69-39, beat Mount C...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: How the AP Top-10 fared this past week
Updated: 2/18/2014 12:17:17 PM EST

How The Associated Press ranked high school boys basketball teams fared this past week, with records in parentheses: Class A 1. Muskegon (17-0) beat Muskegon Mona Shores 69-39, beat Mount C...


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HOCKEY: Dexter sends seniors off with blowout win over Bedford
Updated: 2/18/2014 12:14:40 PM EST

In Dexter's final home game this season, seniors Freddy Burke (3 goals, 2 assists), Ben Grover (2 goals), and Tristin Rojeck (1 goal, 4 assists) tallied six of the Dreadnaughts 10 goals to defeat the ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester avenges early season loss in win over Napoleon
Updated: 2/18/2014 11:25:52 AM EST

Both Sarah Thompson and Jessie Manders hit their first double-doubles of the season and led the Manchester girls basketball team past the visiting Napoleon Pirates 40-37. This revenges an earlier sea...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Milan improves on last season's win total with victory over Dearborn ATA
Updated: 2/17/2014 10:03:34 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' basketball team improved on their 2012 – 13 win total by beating the Dearborn ATA Lakers 45 – 28 at home Monday night. The win was Milan’s third on the season, one better th...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Chelsea knocks off Dexter during Dreads' senior night
Updated: 2/17/2014 11:36:20 AM EST

The Dexter boys swim team hosted Chelsea for its annual Senior Night meet Thursday and yielded to the Bulldogs 101-85 in their first loss to the rivals in over 15 years. Despite the loss, the Dreads s...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester sends five to state meet
Updated: 2/17/2014 11:30:58 AM EST

For five Manchester wrestlers, their ticket is punched and they are Palace bound for the state wrestling individual championship. Eric Coval (152 lbs) was crowned the lone Dutch champion finishing 3-...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron finishes season sweep of Saline
Updated: 2/16/2014 1:33:53 PM EST

At the start of Saturday’s game against Saline, Ann Arbor Huron couldn’t make any of its shots. As a result, the Hornets opened on a 9-4 run. Then the River Rats found their shooting touch. Spurred ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Robinson's return sparks Huron past Saline
Updated: 2/16/2014 1:24:42 PM EST

With senior Micah Robinson returning to the lineup, Huron got one of its leaders back on the court Saturday night against the Saline. Robinson’s return proved pivotal, as she and junior Ariel Bethea ...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Pioneer falls to Detroit Country Day
Updated: 2/16/2014 4:07:45 PM EST

SOUTHFIELD — Birmingham Detroit Country Day has one of the hottest hockey teams in Oakland County. The Yellowjackets entered Saturday night on a six game win streak, which was interrupted by a 2-2 ti...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan rolls past Carleton
Updated: 2/15/2014 9:44:50 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys’ basketball team travelled to Carleton and blasted the Airport Jets 63 – 30 Saturday afternoon. The Big Reds opened their lead in the first half behind Latin Davis’ 14 points....


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Skyline adds to historic season with win over Bedford
Updated: 2/15/2014 12:15:40 AM EST

The Skyline girls earned a banner win in a season-full of firsts Friday night, disposing of SEC-Red foe Bedford 46-42 Friday night. Skyline used a 8-2 run spanning parts of the third and fourth quar...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Love paces Dexter to Valentine's Day win over Ypsi
Updated: 2/15/2014 12:18:19 PM EST

Fitting that it was Dexter Sophomore Anna Love that led her team to victory on Valentine's Day Friday night. Love finished with 19 points in a 49-37 victory over host Ypsilanti. “Anna did a really ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville returns to form in win over Dearborn
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:21:08 PM EST

Needing a little bit of a morale booster, Belleville got just what it needed Friday night against Dearborn. Playing solid defense through four quarters hasn’t been something Belleville has done all s...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Monroe uses free throws to ice Pioneer
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:10:31 PM EST

On Valentine’s Day, emotions got the best of Pioneer Pioneers head coach Rex Stanczak. With less than a minute left in the fourth quarter and his team down 44-42, Stanczak was ejected from the game f...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Skyline loses a heartbreaker to Bedford
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:07:27 PM EST

The Skyline boys’ basketball team had their collective hearts broken on Friday, which, coincidentally, was Valentine’s Day. Skyline travelled to Bedford on Friday night, only to be defeated 63-58 in t...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Tecumseh outlasts Chelsea
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:13:20 PM EST

It was a rollercoaster of a game for the Chelsea boys’ basketball team on Friday, and unfortunately it ended on a low for the Bulldogs. Chelsea lost 58-40 on the road to Tecumseh. The loss was made e...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lincoln picks up a win on the road against Adrian
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:03:07 PM EST

Ypsilanti Lincoln’s strong season continued on Friday night when the team traveled to Adrian. The visiting team rolled, winning the game by a large margin, 55-30. The Railspitters dominated from the ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pioneer falls at Monroe
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:00:07 PM EST

The season has been a struggle for the Pioneer girls’ basketball team this year, and things didn’t change on Friday night. The Pioneers traveled to Monroe to play in a Southeastern Conference, and thi...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lincoln gets a boost in fourth quarter, beats Adrian
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:13:36 PM EST

For the first three quarters of Friday night’s game between Adrian and Ypsilanti Lincoln, the score stayed within a couple of points. However, the home team from Ypsilanti got a huge boost in the four...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville suffers 2nd loss in as many nights
Updated: 2/14/2014 10:56:40 PM EST

On the second game of a back-to-back, the Belleville girls fell prey to the Garden City Cougars 43-30 Friday night. A night after being blown out by Arbor Prep, the Tigers’ lone lead came late in th...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan takes its lumps in dominant win over Grosse Ile
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:14:00 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' basketball team earned head coach Josh Tropea his 80th win with a 78-42 victory on the road over the Grosse Ile Red Devils Friday night. Milan was led by Nick Perkins and L...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti defense reigns supreme as Grizzlies take down Dexter
Updated: 2/14/2014 9:19:10 PM EST

The Ypsilanti boys basketball team raced onto the floor for warmups on Friday night but something was missing. A basketball. The Grizzlies spent the first five minutes getting ready for the host De...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester loses lead late to Michigan Center
Updated: 2/14/2014 6:53:31 PM EST

Despite running up a 13-3 lead in the first quarter, hot shooting off the bench eventually erased the Manchester's lead over Michigan Center and gave the Lady Cardinals a 35-32 win. "It was a very d...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester can't compensate for Addison's size
Updated: 2/14/2014 12:03:23 PM EST

Traveling to Addison on Thursday evening, coach Jake Cousino knew what he was facing. Addision, who had 6-foot-11 Luke Meyers leading the team and and two others on the court over six-foot-6, he kn...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Skyline trio paces Eagles past Gabriel Richard
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:53:09 AM EST

Anita VanderMeulen, Mia Morris and Mea Morris combined for 41 points in Skyline's Thursday night victory against Gabriel Richard. The trio's scoring total equaled that of their opposition in the 55-...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester falls to top ranked Dundee in regionals
Updated: 2/14/2014 11:49:47 AM EST

Manchester went into team regionals on Wednesday evening with a perfect season and added one more win to their record before facing number one ranked Dundee. In the semifinal match, the Dutch grapple...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Offensive woes doom Milan in lost to Jefferson
Updated: 2/13/2014 11:41:44 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls basketball team was unable to find its offense in a 39–18 loss at home to the Jefferson Bears Thursday night. Milan was held scoreless for over 13 minutes over a two period s...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Arbor Prep thumps Belleville
Updated: 2/13/2014 11:29:24 PM EST

A night after Belleville won in commanding fashion, the tides turned against them as the Tigers travelled to Ypsilanti Arbor Prep and were drubbed 60-19. An inability to rebound and turnovers led to ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lutheran High North snaps Saline's 8-game winning streak
Updated: 2/13/2014 9:51:26 PM EST

The Saline girls had their winning streak halted at eight games Thursday night, suffering a 39-23 defeat at the hands of Lutheran High School North. The Hornets (12-5; 9-4 SEC) stumbled out of the g...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Napoleon too much for Manchester to handle
Updated: 2/13/2014 11:41:16 AM EST

In an earlier season match up, the Dutch boys basketball team had one of the best showings for the rebuilding program against the Napoleon Pirates. Tuesday's game featured Napoleon coming to life in...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester falters against East Jackson
Updated: 2/13/2014 11:37:17 AM EST

Sometimes you're on, and some times you're not. Tuesday's evening match up between the East Jackson Trojans and Manchester Dutch girls basketball team just proved the saying. The Trojans waltzed...


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HOCKEY: Skyline blanks Jackson United
Updated: 2/12/2014 11:32:48 PM EST

On Tuesday night, the Skyline hockey team fell to Chelsea 4-0, when the Eagles took on Jackson United on Wednesday night, the score was the same. Only against the Vikings, Skyline took the 4-0 shutou...


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HOCKEY: Pioneer dominates Gabriel Richard
Updated: 2/12/2014 11:04:42 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team’s gameplan Wednesday night was to crash the net against the Ann Arbor Gabriel. It worked, as the Pioneers dominated the scoreboard to win 4-0 over the Irish. Senio...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Saline falls to Bedford in regional semi
Updated: 2/12/2014 10:39:14 PM EST

Saline coach Scott Powers knows the Hornets are on the verge of going from perennial district champion to perennial regional champion. The start of that trend, however, will have to wait one more yea...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville rights ship with blowout of Advanced Technology Academy
Updated: 2/12/2014 10:35:08 PM EST

After losing to Dearborn Edsel Ford and Romulus, the Belleville girls looked to regroup against Dearborn Advanced Technology Academy. The Tigers did that and then some as they wiped the floor in 54-1...


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BOYS SWIMMING: Milan overcomes adversity to take down Lincoln
Updated: 2/11/2014 11:25:15 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' swim team overcame numerous injuries to top the visiting Lincoln Railsplitters 122 – 55 Tuesday night. Milan's win came despite a lineup shuffle due to multiple injuries an...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti overpowers Saline in SEC crossover
Updated: 2/11/2014 11:18:28 PM EST

The Ypsilanti Grizzlies maintained their status as the best team in Washtenaw County with an easy 70-47 win over Saline Tuesday night. “You know I thought we looked kind of sluggish out there at time...


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BOYS HOCKEY: Gabriel Richard outlasts Saline
Updated: 2/12/2014 12:02:01 PM EST

A late goal in the third period wasn’t enough to lift the Saline hockey team on Tuesday when it hosted Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard. The visiting Fighting Irish were able to drive back to Ann Arbor with...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Detroit Consortium puts away Belleville
Updated: 2/11/2014 10:57:45 PM EST

Heading into Tuesday night’s game against Detroit Consortium, Belleville head coach Adam Trumpour informed sophomore Mike Bruce that due to his hard work during practice that he earned his first start...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron rolls at home against Chelsea
Updated: 2/11/2014 11:01:36 PM EST

Ann Arbor Huron defended the Riverdome in a big way on Tuesday night. The River Rats defeated the visiting Chelsea Bulldogs by a huge margin, 70-48. The home team was buoyed by big offensive outburst...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lincoln thrives on the road against Pioneer
Updated: 2/11/2014 11:06:29 PM EST

Playing in a hostile environment didn’t seem to bother the Ypsilanti Lincoln Railsplitters on Tuesday night when they traveled to Ann Arbor Pioneer. After a tight first quarter, Lincoln broke away a...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Wilson, Muir-Cotton lead Skyline to win over Dexter
Updated: 2/11/2014 10:54:10 PM EST

Late in Tuesday’s game against Dexter, with the Dreads starting to seize momentum and the game slipping away from the Eagles, Skyline senior Tristan Wilson and junior Jonathon Muir-Cotton made consecu...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Saline picks up big road win against Ypsilanti
Updated: 2/12/2014 12:10:06 PM EST

The Saline girls’ basketball team picked up its 12th win of the season on Tuesday when it traveled to Ypsilanti to take on the Grizzlies. The Hornets won the game against their Southeastern Conferenc...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Skyline defense shuts down Dexter
Updated: 2/11/2014 10:51:53 PM EST

The Dexter girls’ basketball team was unable to score in double digits in any quarter on Tuesday when it hosted Ann Arbor Skyline. The Dreadnaughts were unable to overcome the low scoring, and ultima...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lincoln pulls away late to beat Pioneer
Updated: 2/11/2014 10:50:49 PM EST

The struggles continued for the Pioneer girls’ basketball team on Tuesday when the team traveled to play league opponent Ypsilanti Lincoln. The Pioneer, who have just two wins this season, fell to th...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Huron suffocates Chelsea in battle of division leaders
Updated: 2/11/2014 11:07:35 PM EST

With the postseason less than two weeks away, Ann Arbor Huron girls head coach Steve Vinson appears to have his team ready to make a run. The SEC-Red leading River Rats won their fifth consecutive g...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clutch free throws in OT help Huron past Lincoln
Updated: 2/11/2014 12:06:17 AM EST

Both used to playing in tightly-played games this season, Ann Arbor Huron and Ypsilanti Lincoln found themselves in familiar territory Monday night. The host River Rats survived a late scare to fend ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Catholic Central uses 4th quarter rally to down Gabriel Richard
Updated: 2/11/2014 12:00:03 PM EST

Though they led by as many as eight Monday night, the Gabriel Richard boys were never quite able to put Detroit Catholic Central away. The Shamrocks used that to their advantage. Catholic Central ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Milan falls to SMCC
Updated: 2/11/2014 12:06:34 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' basketball team battled hard but came up short in a 58 – 25 loss at home to the St Mary Catholic Central Kestrels Monday night. Early foul troubles and turnovers let the vis...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Chelsea falls in district final
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:41:10 PM EST

The Chelsea wrestling team had a strong showing at team districts last Wednesday, beating Jackson Northwest 42-33 before losing to Mason 54-24. “I was very proud of the boys and I think the win over ...


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BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter competes in MITSCA meet
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:20:26 AM EST

The Dexter boys swim team traveled to Eastern Michigan University for the annual Michigan Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association Swim and Dive Meet on Friday and Saturday. Over 70 teams from Divis...


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BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter blows past Ypsi
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:21:31 AM EST

The Dexter boys visited the Grizzlies at Ypsilanti on Thursday and came out on top, 133-53. The Dreads took the top spot in 10 out of 12 events, including a state qualifying time by sophomore Robbie ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter rolls past Tecumseh
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:11:01 AM EST

The Dexter boys basketball team finally got its offense rolling in the second half on Friday night and knocked off host Tecumseh 52-44. The Dreadnaughts improved to 11-3 overall and 7-3 in the SEC W...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester pushes 11 wrestlers to regionals
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:09:25 AM EST

With 11 out of his 14 wrestlers advancing to the individual Regional championship next Saturday at Williamston, head coach Steve Vlcek was more than pleased. "I was hoping for 10 to make it out," V...


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WRESTLING: Manchester claims ninth straight district
Updated: 2/10/2014 11:04:39 AM EST

Nine in a row. That is the record for the Manchester Flying Dutchmen's wrestling team capturing District championships. "From top to bottom, we are solid," said coach Steve Vlcek. The Dutch grapp...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester takes over first in conference with win over Napeleon
Updated: 2/10/2014 10:54:32 AM EST

Another stellar defensive performance propelled the Manchester girls basketball team to a 49-18 win over the visiting Hanover Comets. The team also moved into first place in the Cascades Conference ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester's shooting goes cold in loss to Michigan Center
Updated: 2/10/2014 10:49:46 AM EST

Coming off a two game win streak, the Manchester boys basketball team fell to the visiting Michigan Center Cardinals 51-38. The Dutch were plagued with poor shooting and a lack luster defensive effor...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lincoln's balanced attack too much for Chelsea
Updated: 2/9/2014 10:54:14 PM EST

It’s easy to forget. When a team as talented and as fast and as quick and as tall as the Lincoln boys’ basketball team is, it’s so easy to focus on the offensive end. How can teams prepare to defend ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea eases by division rival Lincoln
Updated: 2/10/2014 2:51:43 PM EST

Friday’s game between visiting Chelsea and Lincoln girls’ basketball was one of those games in which one team couldn’t shake the other but the other couldn’t get close enough to really challenge for t...


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WRESTLING: Dexter sees three wrestlers finish second or better
Updated: 2/8/2014 9:38:15 PM EST

The Dexter Dreadnaughts, Chelsea Bulldogs and Milan Big Reds wrestling teams gathered with 13 other schools to determine who would advance to individual regionals on Saturday, February 8. Dexter and ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan Blows Past Riverview
Updated: 2/8/2014 3:53:29 PM EST

On the night Milan crowned a Coming Home King, the Big Reds boys' basketball team proved to be the king on the court with a 81 – 31 blowout of the visiting Riverview Pirates. Milan jumped out to a 22...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron holds off Skyline rally
Updated: 2/8/2014 1:34:17 AM EST

Though his team was once comfortably ahead, Huron head coach Waleed Samaha watched as Skyline went on a 23-10 run to close out the third quarter, prompting him to tell his bench they were being beaten...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bethea spurs shorthanded Huron past Skyline
Updated: 2/8/2014 1:18:33 AM EST

Right before tipoff, Skyline found out Ann Arbor Huron wasn’t playing three of its normal starters in senior Micah Robinson, Cydney Hardy and Kamala Glenn. The trio’s absence didn’t matter, as junior...


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FOOTBALL: Andre' Parker aims to unite, develop Huron program as new head coach
Updated: 2/11/2014 12:07:04 PM EST

When now former Ann Arbor Huron football coach Craig Jobe informed athletic director Dottie Davis a week after the 2013 season ended that he would not be coming back for a second year, Davis didn't wa...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Late rally helps Pioneer stun Bedford in OT
Updated: 2/10/2014 10:51:35 AM EST

For the first 31:06 of regulation, Bedford controlled the tempo and held the lead in its matchup against Pioneer. The Pioneers waited for the final 54 seconds to make their statement. Down 54-46, P...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti squanders lead, falters in OT against Adrian
Updated: 2/7/2014 11:14:21 PM EST

The Ypsilanti girls gave one away Friday night. Leading by seven at the half, the Grizzlies were outscored 23-14 over the final 16 minutes of regulation and mustered just one point in the extra peri...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big Bedford run overwhelms Pioneer
Updated: 2/7/2014 10:53:10 PM EST

A big third quarter by the Bedford Kicking Mules on Friday ended the Ann Arbor Pioneers girls' basketball team's bid for a second consecutive win. After defeating Tecumseh on Tuesday, the Pioneers fe...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Dominant again, Ypsilanti steamrolls Adrian
Updated: 2/7/2014 10:49:19 PM EST

The Ypsilanti defense made a statement Friday against Adrian, if for no other reason than holding them scoreless in the third quarter on their way to a 65-20 victory. Not only did the Grizzlies hold ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter defeats Tecumseh on the road
Updated: 2/7/2014 11:47:58 PM EST

Ben Kill and Noah Mellifont combined for almost 30 points on Friday night, helping to lift Dexter past Tecumseh 52-44. Tecumseh, the home team, jumped out to an early lead, taking a 10-8 advantage at...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Gabriel Richard outlasts Notre Dame Prep in 3OT thriller
Updated: 2/7/2014 10:15:48 PM EST

Gabriel Richard boys' basketball coach Mike Coghlan knew his squad could beat Notre Dame Prep on Friday night. And he was right. It just took his squad seven periods to do it. The Ann Arbor team stor...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Bedford knocks out Lincoln en route to district title
Updated: 2/7/2014 11:38:37 AM EST

The Lincoln wrestling team was overmatched from the start Thursday night when they met up with the mighty Mules from Bedford. ​The Mike Betts-coached Railsplitters won just three matches, two o...


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WRESTLING: Milan falls in district final
Updated: 2/6/2014 10:43:51 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds' wrestling team fell 70 – 3 in the District Finals against the Tecumseh Indians Thursday night. Milan reached the finals by beating the Adrian Maples 41 – 28 earlier in the eveni...


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HOCKEY: On Senior Night, Gabriel Richard ices Royal Oak Shrine
Updated: 2/6/2014 11:42:22 AM EST

Wednesday evening was a big night for the Gabriel Richard hockey team. It was senior night, marking the outgoing classes final game on their home ice at Yost Arena. "It's a big night for them," Figh...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Saline tops Pioneer for 4th consecutive district title
Updated: 2/6/2014 1:07:49 AM EST

The Saline wrestling team did it again Wednesday night. For the fourth consecutive year, the Hornets posed with the district championship trophy following a 49-20 victory over rival Pioneer in the ch...


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HOCKEY: Pioneer shuts out Southgate Anderson
Updated: 2/5/2014 11:46:14 PM EST

Playing an opponent's arena is usually a tough job, but on Wednesday night in Southgate, the Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team made it look easy. The team played a physical Southgate Anderson squad, but ...


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WRESTLING: Belleville, Ypsilanti bow out in district semis
Updated: 2/6/2014 4:31:12 PM EST

Both Belleville and Ypsilanti wrestling headed to Tuesday night’s district semifinal at Westland John Glenn with high hopes. Neither the Tigers or Grizzlies got the result they desired, both falling ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hot start helps Chelsea past Monroe
Updated: 2/5/2014 12:48:01 PM EST

Neither Chelsea nor Monroe scored a point in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night in an SEC matchup in Monroe. Though, the Bulldogs didn’t need to score any more points after scoring 18 points in eac...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester blows by East Jackson
Updated: 2/5/2014 12:45:07 PM EST

The Manchester boys turned in a complete team effort in a 57-32 victorty over East Jackson Tuesday night. A total of nine Dutch players scored in the blowout win over the Trojans. Manchester improve...


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SIGNING DAY LIST: Athletes from Washtenaw County moving on to play their sports in college
Updated: 2/5/2014 11:36:53 PM EST

This list will be updated throughout the day. Micah Robinson, Ann Arbor Huron — Eastern Michigan University (Basketball) Jack Petersen, Ann Arbor Huron — Leghigh University (Tennis) ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Notre Dame Prep tops Gabriel Richard for second time in consecutive nights
Updated: 2/5/2014 12:20:12 PM EST

Playing for the second time in as many nights, the Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep girls found themselves in familiar territory— against a familiar opponent. And a similar resu...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Huron coasts past Lincoln
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:46:28 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron girls trailed 2-0 to start their game with Ypsilanti but never trailed again en route to a 52-15 SEC victory. The Huron defense was good throughout the game but stalwart in the se...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Romulus earns season sweep of Belleville with blowout victory
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:42:34 PM EST

Belleville has come a long way from last year to this year, but unfortunately, the Tigers still have a hard time against conference rival Romulus. The Tigers have grown since the season began, but fo...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti overwhelms Huron in dominant performance
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:39:48 PM EST

Nobody could've expected this. In a game pairing two of the best teams in the county, the Ypsilanti boys drubbed visiting Ann Arbor Huron 70-23 Tuesday night. As much as a game can be, it was over ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Romulus claws past league foe Belleville
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:30:19 PM EST

The Romulus girls turned late, costly Belleville turnovers into a safe cushion in Tuesday’s 60-39 victory over the Tigers. The Eagles’ pressure made it difficult for Belleville to even inbound the b...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Surging Skyline overpowers Lincoln
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:20:55 PM EST

Timing is everything and for Skyline Eagles head coach Mike Lovelace, now couldn’t be better. Behind 15 points and eight blocks from Tristan Wilson, Skyline defeated Lincoln 73-67 in a Southeastern C...


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BOYS HOCKEY: Skyline blanks Allen Park Cabrini
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:17:14 PM EST

The home ice was kind to the Skyline Eagles on Tuesday night when the team took on Allen Park Cabrini. Within the friendly confines of Yost Arena, the Ann Arbor team took it to their Downriver foe, w...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Monster second quarter lifts Pioneer past Tecumseh
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:14:09 PM EST

The Pioneer boys’ basketball team didn’t really get going until the second quarter on Tuesday night, but it didn’t matter. The team still defeated Tecumseh on the road, 57-43. After falling behind 9-...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pioneer picks up second win of the season against Tecumseh
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:35:56 PM EST

On Tuesday night, the Pioneer girls’ basketball team picked up their second win of the season, and they did it in dramatic, comeback fashion. After being tied at halftime and trailing in the third qu...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Skyline dominates in win over Lincoln
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:40:01 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Skyline girls’ basketball teams scored in double figures in every single quarter on Tuesday when it hosted Ypsilanti Lincoln en route to a 66-45 win. The Eagles jumped out to a quick le...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan rolls past New Boston Huron
Updated: 2/4/2014 10:39:27 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys' basketball team destroyed the New Boston Huron Chiefs 66–21 Tuesday night at home. Milan dominated the game from start to finish, starting with defense and finishing with a s...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Saline overwhelms Adrian in third for 59-47 win
Updated: 2/4/2014 10:32:19 PM EST

Saline may have started a big slow in the first half of Tuesday’s contest at Adrian, but they sure did find a way to recover. The Hornets put together a 22-point third quarter and held off the host M...


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BOYS SWIMMNG: Dexter falls to Skyline but beats Monroe
Updated: 2/4/2014 4:31:13 PM EST

Dexter boys swim and dive again braved the elements for an away meet with host Ann Arbor Skyline Eagles and the Trojans from Monroe High School. The Dreads fell to Skyline 111-78 and took a win from...


Wrestling

BOYS SWIMMING: Chelsea dominates Lincoln, nearing SEC title
Updated: 2/4/2014 3:29:22 PM EST

The Chelsea swimming and diving team improved to 9-3 overall and 3-0 in the SEC White with a 147-33 win over Lincoln as the Bulldogs moved closer to an SEC title. Chelsea got off to a quick start as ...


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WRESTLING: Chelsea takes seventh at SEC
Updated: 2/4/2014 3:06:39 PM EST

The Chelsea wrestling team placed seventh overall and fourth in the White Division at the SEC tournament on Saturday. “We wrestled well and every one of our wrestlers showed improvement,” said coach ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Chelsea's missed shots lead to 53-44 loss to Adrian
Updated: 2/4/2014 2:38:18 PM EST

The Chelsea boys basketball team learned the importance of taking care of the basketball on Friday at Adrian. Of course, they learned the hard way. Some key turnovers in the second half and some sh...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Late burst helps Manchester overcome Grass Lake
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:30:16 AM EST

Facing a six-point deficit against winless Grass Lake with under a minute to play Friday night, the visiting Manchester boys basketball team didn’t panic. The Dutch simply made plays. First, junio...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester upsets No. 8 Michigan Center
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:22:08 AM EST

Coming into the tough stretch of their schedule, the Manchester girls knew that in order to stay in contention of the Cascades Conference title, a win over Michigan Center was crucial. The Lady Dutch...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester stymies Addison
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:17:38 AM EST

A great defensive effort led by Jessie Manders and Maddie Collins, allowed the Lady Dutch girls basketball team to stave off the Addison Panthers 53-31. Despite it's high-pressure defense, Addison fo...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester dominates league meet
Updated: 2/4/2014 11:38:49 AM EST

Having all 14 of his wrestlers in the medal round at the Cascades Conference meet on Friday, coach Steve Vlcek was left impressed with his team's effort. "I don't think I could ask for much more from...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: AP Girls Basketball rankings
Updated: 2/4/2014 10:35:30 AM EST

Class A School ... Record ... Total Points 1. Detroit King (5) ... (13-1) ... 75 2. Grosse Pointe South ... (15-1) ... 67 3. Birmingham Marian ... (14-1) ... 63 4. Farmington Hil...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: AP Boys Basketball Rankings
Updated: 2/4/2014 10:37:41 AM EST

The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.: Class A Sch...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Dexter topples rival Chelsea
Updated: 2/3/2014 11:46:30 PM EST

Chelsea's eight-year reign in its hockey rivalry is with Dexter is over— Freddy Burke made sure of that. The Dreanaught senior scored what proved to be the game-winner in the third period in a 3-2 w...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter scores 10 events in rout of Tecumseh
Updated: 2/3/2014 10:53:56 PM EST

Dexter swim hosted Tecumseh on Thursday for SEC competition and came out on top, 126-60, with the Dreads taking first place in 10 out of 12 events. Senior co-captain Andrew Watson and junior Andrew ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsi picks up 8th win in victory over Tecumseh
Updated: 2/3/2014 3:56:25 PM EST

Paced by a 14-8 scoring edge in the second quarter Friday night, the Ypsilanti girls fended off host Tecumseh 31-28. The Grizzlies erased a four-point deficit after the first quarter with their best...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dexter dominates reeling Lincoln
Updated: 2/3/2014 3:50:42 PM EST

The visiting Dexter girls built a 30-13 halftime lead over Ypsilanti Lincoln and coasted to a 50-30 victory Friday night. Taylor Olson paced the Dreads (7-5; 7-2 SEC) with 11 points. Lincoln's Domin...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dearborn Edsel Ford downs Belleville
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:50:31 PM EST

With senior Daniela Perez and junior Paris Lawrence in foul trouble throughout the game, freshman Victoria Perez took over and finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Unfortunately, Victoria Perez’s...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Youth movement propels Belleville to win over Dearborn Edsel Ford
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:47:46 PM EST

The Belleville boys started out slow against Edsel Ford Friday night, falling in an early 19-6 hole, but turned things around in the second quarter as they went on a 6-2 run. Junior Arlington Hambrigh...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter tops Lincoln in SEC White battle
Updated: 2/3/2014 12:22:08 PM EST

There is playing with good teams and being competitive. But actually playing with good teams and beating them is a whole different level. On Friday night, the Dexter boys’ basketball team reached th...


Basketball - Girls

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan ends week-long layoff with dominant win over Airport
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:32:03 PM EST

After having seven straight days without a game, the Milan Big Reds boys' basketball team came out and dominated the Airport Jets 69–26 at home Friday night. Milan played aggressive defensively all n...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti's Corey Allen scored 23 in win over Tecumseh
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:25:46 PM EST

Ypsilanti sophomore Corey Allen had one of the best shooting performances of his young varsity career, as he scored a game high 23 points leading the Grizzlies in a 84-35 rout of Tecumseh. “There are...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Gabriel Richard outlasts Cabrini in overtime
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:30:53 PM EST

The Gabriel Richard girls’ basketball team struggled all night to score points on Friday, but the Irish made them when they had to. The team hosted Royal Oak Cabrini, and defeated their Catholic Leag...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Tristan Wilson lifts Skyline past rival Pioneer
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:15:36 PM EST

It took the entire first half, but for Skyline Eagles center Tristan Wilson, he was able to find his groove. After coming off the bench in the second half, Wilson emerged a more confident player. ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Ann Arbor Huron defends home court against Monroe
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:06:36 PM EST

For the past several seasons the Huron boys’ basketball team has been tough to beat at home. The River Rats continued that tradition on Friday night when they hosted league foe Monroe and defeated the...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Gabriel Richard drops a heartbreaker to Bishop Foley
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:24:39 PM EST

The last time the Fighting Irish of Gabriel Richard took on Bishop Foley, the Irish won on a last second, buzzer-beating shot. On Friday night though, the Ann Arbor team got to feel the heartbreak tha...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ann Arbor Skyline trounces local rival Pioneer
Updated: 1/31/2014 11:25:05 PM EST

Defense has been the key all season for the Ann Arbor Skyline girls’ basketball team, and on Friday when the team hosted crosstown rival Ann Arbor Pioneer, things were no different. Skyline defeated ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ann Arbor Huron stomps Monroe, Huron coach still expects more
Updated: 2/1/2014 12:19:40 PM EST

There aren’t many coaches out there who would be disappointed with a 21-point win. But Ann Arbor Huron’s Steve Vinson isn’t just any coach. So even though his River Rats girls’ basketball team defeat...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Milan gets on track in loss to Riverview
Updated: 1/31/2014 12:07:36 AM EST

In a season that has been an arduous climb, the Milan Big Reds girls basketball team is showing that their improvement is tangible and, despite a 41–31 loss to the Riverview Pirates Thursday night, th...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Milan wins 11 events to topple Taylor
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:52:43 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys swim team lost two of its top athletes in a week but still prevailed 127–48 at home against Taylor Thursday night. Milan won 11 of the 12 events on the evening. “Next man u...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Hendrickson powers charge as Saline blows past Tecumseh
Updated: 1/30/2014 1:28:43 PM EST

Michael Hendrickson scored 19 points to power Saline past visiting Tecumseh 51-28 in boys basketball Wednesday. The senior forward was in a groove early, but caught steam in the second half with a b...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Arbor Prep crushes Detroit Edison Public School Academy
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:57:05 AM EST

Ypsilanti Arbor Prep won its fifth straight game Friday, blowing out Detroit Edison Public School Academy 74-19. The Gators (8-3) had a 18-6 lead after the first quarter and took a 38-15 lead into th...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adrian Madison blows out Manchester
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:37:41 AM EST

Adrian Madison was just too much for the Manchester Flying Dutchmen's boys basketball team taking home a 63-25 win. The Dutchmen's coach Jake Cousino said "They are a tough team and have a good progr...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dexter
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:34:50 AM EST

The Manchester Flying Dutchmen went into the locker room at half time with an 11 point lead against the Dreadnaughts from Dexter. It looked to be smooth sailing for Manchester, but the Dreads had oth...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Dexter winless at double-dual, 3-2 at Jaguars Invite
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:22:54 AM EST

The final scores might not elicit a lot of excitement but sometimes numbers don’t always tell the complete story. Dexter lost to powerhouse Tecumseh 55-11 and then lost 45-31 to Saline in the SEC dou...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter sinks host Adrian
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:20:32 AM EST

The Dexter boys’ basketball team faces a tough stretch on the schedule, starting this week – but more on that coming up. First up was Friday night at Adrian and the Dreadnaughts returned home with a 5...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Chelsea falls to Lincoln, Pioneer in double-dual
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:18:46 AM EST

The Chelsea wrestling team headed to Lincoln on Wednesday night for an SEC double-dual with the host Railsplitters and Ann Arbor Pioneer. The Bulldogs went 0-2 on the day. “But we wrestled with a lo...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Chelsea fends off Jackson Lumen Christi
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:17:04 AM EST

Nothing like a rivalry to get the blood pumping and the Chelsea Bulldogs pumped Saturday’s hockey game into the win column with a 5-3 victory over Jackson Lumen Christi. The Bulldogs fell behind 1-0...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea topples Ypsilanti
Updated: 1/30/2014 11:15:30 AM EST

The Chelsea girls’ basketball team faced a good challenge on Friday night and the results were good, and good enough to keep the Bulldogs steamrolling through their 2013-14 schedule. Juniors Samantha...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Up-tempo Ypsilanti throttles Skyline
Updated: 1/30/2014 12:18:47 AM EST

Skyline hung around with Ypsilanti for one half of basketball, but the Grizzlies put it in a gear Skyline didn’t have in the second half and went on to a 65-44 victory. “We just let them get in a rhy...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Macomb Lutheran North topples Gabriel Richard in CHSL battle
Updated: 1/29/2014 11:36:12 PM EST

The Father Gabriel Richard girls' basketball lost to Lutheran North on Wednesday night, but when you look at the stat book, it was only two Mustangs who did the damage. Senior Jackie Schwark and juni...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Erika Davenport powers Clarkston to OT win over Huron
Updated: 1/30/2014 12:21:27 PM EST

Playing with four fouls and her team locked in 49-all tie heading into overtime, Clarkston junior Erika Davenport took matters into her own hands. Davenport scored seven of her of team's 12 points in...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Milan falls behind late in loss to Flat Rock
Updated: 1/29/2014 10:45:21 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls basketball team started strong but faltered in a 54–23 home loss to the Flat Rock Rams Wednesday night. The Big Reds' defense played aggressively in the loss, but were ofte...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Saline uses two-goal second to take down Chelsea
Updated: 1/29/2014 9:34:09 PM EST

Considering the past success of the Chelsea hockey program, a win over Bulldogs is always a major accomplishment. For Saline, Wednesday night’s road win may have been the signature contest of the sea...


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BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Jan. 24-26
Updated: 1/27/2014 4:53:04 PM EST

GIRLS BASKETBALL Saline takes care of rival Pioneer Saline's Jamie Rittenhouse made sure Pioneer's tumultuous season continued. Rittenhouse poured in 14 points and grabbed 15 rebounds...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsi rights the ship, thumps SEC White rival Chelsea
Updated: 1/27/2014 4:05:42 PM EST

It didn’t take long for Ypsilanti to set the tone in their 66-23 drubbing of Chelsea Friday night; it was set on the opening tip. Jaylen Johnson tipped it ahead to Arrieon Browning for a layup that s...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Saline slips past rival Pioneer
Updated: 1/25/2014 12:39:24 AM EST

Saline started out slow as they fell behind 9-0 within the first two minutes of the game, thanks in large part to Ann Arbor Pioneer junior D’Jon Dudley making two 3s and a three-point play. It didn’t...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Skyline finishes off Monroe in SEC Red battle
Updated: 1/25/2014 12:28:54 AM EST

The Skyline girls' basketball team played a roller coaster of a game on Friday night against Monroe, and came away with a hard-earned 48-37 win in the Southeastern Conference contest. The Eagles domi...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Still unbeaten in conference play, Huron tops Bedford
Updated: 1/25/2014 1:37:56 AM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron boys basketball team did something Friday night that it hadn't done since Feb. 28, 2012. Beat Bedford Junior Brian Walker scored 12 of his game-high 21 points in the second ha...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lincoln rebounds to throttle Tecumseh
Updated: 1/24/2014 11:08:34 PM EST

A little more than 24 hours removed from a devastating loss to Belleville in overtime, Lincoln head coach Rich Marion believed it was a blessing in disguise to play the very next night against Tecumse...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan escapes Monroe SMCC with 7th win
Updated: 1/24/2014 11:05:13 PM EST

The Milan boys' basketball team traveled to Monroe and defeated the St. Mary Catholic Central Falcons 59 – 50 in a back-and-forth affair. The two teams went back and forth until late in the fourth qu...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester sends off seniors with double-dual sweep
Updated: 1/24/2014 2:01:31 PM EST

For the last home wrestling meet for the Manchester Flying Dutchmen, honoring the seniors, the Dutch grapplers capped off their regular season with two more wins, bringing the season record to 32-0. ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester knocks off Vandercook Lake
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:56:10 PM EST

The 17th-ranked Manchester Girls basketball team improved to 10-3 with a thumping over host Vandercook Lake 50-32. The Lady Dutch held the Jayhawks scoreless for the first 11 minutes of the game and ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester clamps down in win over Sand Creek
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:47:56 PM EST

Manchester cranked up pressure on defense and a flurry of baskets in the fourth quarter propelled the visiting Dutch to a 50-46 victory over Sand Creek on Wednesday. The final crucial points in the...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Milan falls to Airport
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:18:54 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls' basketball team fell 34–27 at home to the Airport Jets at home Thursday night. The loss came despite Milan's assertive effort on defense in the second half that kept the J...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Milan overcomes injuries to top Dundee
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:14:00 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys swimming and diving team defeated the Dundee Vikings 108–77 at home Thursday night. The win came despite Milan losing one of their top swimmers to an injury just before the ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville hands Ypsi Lincoln first loss
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:40:50 AM EST

When Belleville’s Alex Fowler stepped to the line with 22.7 seconds remaining in Thursday’s game against unbeaten Ypsilanti Lincoln, the senior knew exactly what was at stake. Fowler delivered, help...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville rebounds with win over Ypsilanti Lincoln
Updated: 1/24/2014 1:11:28 AM EST

Coming off one of its worst games for the season, Belleville showed its tenacity coming froma 10-7 deficit in the first quarter to defeat the Lincoln Railsplitters 39-31 Thursday night. “Intensity, o...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Quick start sparks Pioneer in win over Saline
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:21:42 AM EST

Throughout the season, the Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team has been known to start slow and finish strong. That certainly was not the case Wednesday. The Pioneers (8-7-1) scored five goals in a span ...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: MiHockey Hub Rankings
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:18:19 AM EST

MiHockey Hub rankings for the week of Jan. 20, 2014 DIVISION 1 1. Orchard Lake St. Mary's 2. Novi Detroit Catholic Central 3. Rochester United 4. Bay City Central 5. Birmingham Brother ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Associated Press rankings
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:14:02 AM EST

BOYS The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.: Clas...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Associated Press rankings
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:10:21 AM EST

GIRLS The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.: Cla...


Competitive Cheerleading

CHEERLEADING: Manchester finishes 7th at own invite
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:02:51 PM EST

The Manchester High School gym was packed as 21 team entered in its competitive cheer invitational on Saturday. Teams from across lower Michigan flocked to the Dutch gymnasium for the three round com...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter blows by Lincoln
Updated: 1/22/2014 11:47:10 PM EST

Dexter braved the elements on Thursday, to compete at the Lincoln Railsplitters’ pool in SEC dual meet action. Dexter came out on top, 142-42, taking first in every event. Sophomore Rob Zofchak too...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Milan falls in only home meet of the season
Updated: 1/23/2014 12:04:22 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds wrestling team fell 59–18 to the Airport Jets in their only home meet of the season Wednesday evening. The Big Reds team is recovering from a bout with the flu that left them dow...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Skyline survives Bedford in 4OT
Updated: 1/22/2014 11:56:01 AM EST

No one in the foreseeable future will be able to label the Skyline boys as a team unable to close out games. The Eagles needed four overtimes to dispose of defending SEC Red champion Bedford 81-77 T...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville drubs Dearborn
Updated: 1/22/2014 12:00:02 AM EST

Now that exam week is over, Belleville can now focus on basketball. In a Saturday’s loss to Howell, the Tigers let their emotion get the better of them, but they were determined to get back on track ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Garden City KO's Belleville
Updated: 1/21/2014 11:49:08 PM EST

The Belleville girls were outplayed by the Garden City Cougars Tuesday night in a 51-21 loss. Throughout the season, the Tigers have relied on their resiliency of having heart and not giving up, but ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard exacts revenge in win over Riverview FGR
Updated: 1/22/2014 12:07:59 PM EST

Matt Carroll and his Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard girls' basketball team had an ax to grind with a school with an identical name. Two weeks ago the Fighting Irish took on Riverview Gabriel Richard and f...


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JAN. 17-19 BASKETBALL ROUNDUP
Updated: 1/20/2014 6:19:57 PM EST

This story will be updated. Tillman's triple-double powers Pershing past Huron The Ann Arbor Huron boys had their five-game winning streak snapped Saturday, falling 84-75 to No. 1-r...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Howell limits Belleville's Andre Smith in victory
Updated: 1/20/2014 10:22:52 AM EST

During the early portion of the season when Belleville needed a 3-pointer, the Tigers usually went to junior Andre Smith. The Tigers may have gone to him too often Saturday, as Howell picked up the B...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Skyline uses fourth quarter push to dominate Saline
Updated: 1/19/2014 2:59:28 PM EST

Ann Arbor Skyline used a climactic 22-point fourth quarter to cap off the game and held off hosts Saline for a 54-36 victory on Friday night. The Eagles played well from the opening tip-off, startin...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Milan places seven at Durand tournament
Updated: 1/19/2014 2:56:21 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds wrestling team finished fourth as a team in the Durand individual tournament Saturday afternoon. The team was originally scheduled to participate in the Chelsea tournament, but tha...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter rallies late in win over Saline
Updated: 1/19/2014 2:55:03 PM EST

Down early, Dexter used a powerful 21-point third quarter run to climb back in the game, and held off hosts Saline for a 52-50 win on Tuesday. Junior forward Ben Kill led the Dreadnaughts of Dexter ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan's depth too much for Flat Rock
Updated: 1/18/2014 1:17:07 AM EST

A total off 11 different Big Reds scored in Milan’s 59-39 victory over Flat Rock Friday night. The Big Reds jumped out to an electric start. Nick Perkins, who led all Milan scoring with 13, was dom...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ypsi uses 2nd half spurt to fend off rival Lincoln
Updated: 1/18/2014 1:10:26 AM EST

This story will be updated. In Friday's crosstown rivalry game, Ypsilanti Lincoln fought hard against Ypsilanti for the first half, but the Grizzlies dominated the second pulling away to a ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ypsilanti Lincoln upends rival Ypsilanti to stay unbeaten
Updated: 1/18/2014 1:02:19 AM EST

The 2013-14 boys basketball season isn’t even to the halfway point yet, but the Lincoln Railsplitters just handed in one of the biggest wins of the season with an impressive 60-53 win over cross-town ...


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron makes easy work of rival Pioneer
Updated: 1/18/2014 12:28:38 AM EST

he Huron-Pioneer rivalry is accustomed to more competitive showings than the one put on display Friday night. The visiting River Rats pummeled the host Pioneers in every way in a 66-20 victory. “Th...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea uses late surge to edge rival Dexter
Updated: 1/18/2014 1:21:34 AM EST

The talk about the Chelsea-Dexter girls’ basketball game coming in was how young both teams were and what a great matchup this was going to be down the road. While the future certainly looks bright fo...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Host Dexter knocks off rival Chelsea
Updated: 1/18/2014 1:24:39 AM EST

Dexter’s Kyle VanDusen got a little confused on what sport he was playing Friday night. The senior guard thought it was a track meet as he raced past the visiting Bulldogs several times in the second ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville outlasts Taylor Kennedy
Updated: 1/18/2014 12:34:01 PM EST

Belleville freshman Victoria Perez and junior Paris Lawrence had foul trouble late in the game, but when it counted junior Brianna Smiley and freshman Alexis Kilpratick stepped up huge for the Tigers ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Huron throttles rival Pioneer
Updated: 1/17/2014 11:11:36 PM EST

Despite senior captain Mikayla Ward being benched for the majority of the third quarter due to foul trouble, the Huron River Rats would cruise to a 68-30 victory over crosstown rivals the Pioneer Pion...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Chelsea skates past White Lake Lakeland
Updated: 1/17/2014 11:18:06 AM EST

The Chelsea hockey team dominated visiting White Lake Lakeland on Tuesday night, outshooting the visitors 34-19 and skating off with a 5-3 victory at the Arctic Coliseum. Chelsea improves to 8-4 ove...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester tops Vandercook Lake, notches win No. 3
Updated: 1/17/2014 11:14:43 AM EST

Manchester's motto of "New Year, New Era" seems to be having an immediate effect. The Flying Dutchmen boys basketball team posted their third win of the season against the Vandercook Lake Jayhawks 5...


Wrestling

WRESTLING:Manchester stays perfect, goes 2-0 at double dual
Updated: 1/17/2014 11:08:35 AM EST

Staying on track is what the Dutchmen wrestlers did on Wednesday evening with chalking up two more wins. The first match up was with Michigan Center, where the Dutch posted a 67-12 win and keeping th...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Dexter scores three unanswered goals in win over Waterford Unified
Updated: 1/17/2014 11:00:10 AM EST

Now that’s how you respond in a close game. The Dexter hockey team headed into the third period on Saturday tied with Waterford Unified at 4-4 in a close and back-and-forth hockey game. The Dreadnaug...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Shorthanded Chelsea finishes 5th at South Lyon Invite
Updated: 1/17/2014 10:57:19 AM EST

A shortened roster only gave the Chelsea wrestling team a little more incentive on Saturday at the Bulldogs headed to the South Lyon Invitational and won three of the five matches despite giving up 24...


Swimming - Boys

SWIMMING: Chelsea takes top honors at midseason invite
Updated: 1/17/2014 10:55:24 AM EST

Chelsea’s swim and dive team traveled across the state this past weekend to compete in the D3 midseason invitational hosted by Holland Christian High School. The meet was held at the Holland Aquati...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Chelsea falls to Flint Powers
Updated: 1/17/2014 10:45:34 AM EST

The Chelsea hockey team ran into a “powerful” Flint Powers Catholic team on Saturday, Jan. 4 and fell 7-2 after what started out as a close hockey game between the two traditional powers. Flint Powe...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Milan overwhelmed by Chelsea
Updated: 1/16/2014 11:07:41 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys swim team hosted the Chelsea Bulldogs Tuesday night but were overwhelmed 122.5–62.5 by the state ranked school. The Bulldogs won 10 of the 12 events at the meet. The event st...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Milan falls to Huron, Flat Rock
Updated: 1/16/2014 11:01:31 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds wrestling team traveled to New Boston Huron and matched up against – and lost to – the Chiefs (54-28) and Flat Rock Rams (45-28). Despite both losses, head coach Todd Federer sees...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Belleville rights the ship with win over Skyline
Updated: 1/15/2014 11:14:57 PM EST

After a blowout loss to Romulus Jan. 10, the Belleville boys looked to bounce against Ann Arbor Skyline The Tigers did exactly that, cruising past the Eagles 54-46 Wednesday night. Belleville senio...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Pioneer, Lincoln win twice over Ypsilanti, Skyline
Updated: 1/15/2014 11:21:25 PM EST

With the stretch run of the wrestling season approaching, wins – and league wins, at that – are starting to hold a premium. Pioneer and Lincoln were happy to come away with two of those victrories ap...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Dexter tops Chelsea for first time since 2005
Updated: 1/15/2014 11:01:32 PM EST

With the big basketball games between the girls and boys teams slated for Friday night, the Chelsea and Dexter wrestling teams kicked off rivalry week on Wednesday with a dual meet at Chelsea High Sch...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: 2nd period barrage not enough in Pioneer loss to Woodhaven
Updated: 1/15/2014 11:16:01 PM EST

On the wrong end of a 3-1 score early in the second period, the Ann Arbor Pioneer hockey team buried three consecutive goals in the span of 6 minutes, 48 seconds to take a 4-3 lead with 1:04 remaining...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Pioneer's press, hot-shooting too much for Chelsea
Updated: 1/15/2014 12:31:58 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Pioneer boys played like anything but a team that had just one win in its first six games Tuesday night. The Pioneers put on their best performance of the season in a 90-47 shellacking...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron smothers Tecumseh in rout
Updated: 1/14/2014 11:19:23 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron boys came out strong Tuesday night finishing the first quarter on a 20-3 run over the Tecumseh Indians. After letting the Indians score 12 second-quarter points, the River Rats st...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defense propels Marian to win over Gabriel Richard
Updated: 1/14/2014 11:12:37 PM EST

The Bloomfield Hills Marian girls basketball team may be the best defensive team in the state, and the Mustangs proved why on Tuesday night. The Marian team stormed into Gabriel Richard's Green House...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dexter hits late layup to take down Saline
Updated: 1/14/2014 10:21:49 PM EST

It was a peculiar thing for Dexter on Tuesday. Get blown out early on, rally for a manageable halftime deficit , score the first 12 points in the second half and hold Saline without a field goal for...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter caps weekend with two dual wins
Updated: 1/13/2014 11:37:51 PM EST

The Dexter High School boys swim team faced the Adrian Maples Huron in in dual meet competition on Jan. 9 and Jan. 10, respectively, with the Dreadnaughts earning victories in both meets. On Thursd...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Grosse Ile's early 3s sink Milan
Updated: 1/13/2014 11:17:05 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds girls basketball team fell 53-19 at home against the Grosse Ile Red Devils Monday night. Grosse Ile was able to separate early, hitting five of eight three point shots in the fir...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Arbor Prep topples Dearborn, Benton Harbor
Updated: 1/13/2014 12:55:12 PM EST

Using a 21-3 first-quarter run, the Arbor Prep girls cruised by Dearborn 65-23 Friday night. The Gators had four players in double figures, led by Nastassja Chambers' game-high 15 points. Zakiya Wel...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Late melee taints Skyline win over Huron
Updated: 1/13/2014 12:50:02 PM EST

With his team clinging to a 6-5 lead in the final seconds of Saturday’s game agasint Ann Arbor Huron, Ann Arbor Skyline sophomore Cooper Schmunk was crushed into the boards and was pummeled. “I thin...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester cruises to tourney title
Updated: 1/12/2014 1:52:53 PM EST

Heading into the Addison tournament, Coach Steve Vlcek knew they were going to see some good competition. At the end of the day, the Flying Dutchmen's wrestling team record is still unblemished at 28...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester hangs on to topple Grass Lake
Updated: 1/12/2014 1:45:57 PM EST

The returning Class C Lady Dutch girls basketball team has come into this season with a target on their backs. In the Cascades conference, that target just got a little larger as they remain the only...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Huron wears down SEC rival Saline
Updated: 1/11/2014 1:51:34 AM EST

Midway through the second quarter, Huron found itself on the wrong end of a 19-14 score against two-win Saline. That's when something clicked. The River Rats went on a 13-0 run, sparking a 16-6 sco...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Huron defense shuts down Saline in blowout
Updated: 1/11/2014 1:56:44 AM EST

Coming off a underwhelming performance against Detroit Country Day Thursday night, Ann Arbor Huron coach Steve Vinson was concerned about how his team would respond against Saline Friday night. The R...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Romulus eases past Belleville
Updated: 1/11/2014 12:33:49 AM EST

Going into Friday’s game, Belleville knew the Romulus likes to play a fast-paced game to create offense and force turnovers. Though, it didn’t quite work out out that way when senior Daniela Perez fou...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chelsea dominant in win over Tecumseh
Updated: 1/11/2014 12:20:16 AM EST

The Chelsea girls basketball team opened the 2014 part of their schedule in impressive fashion on Friday night, crushing visiting Tecumseh, 53-25. The Bulldogs used their speed, quickness and pressu...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Chelsea knocks off Tecumseh for first win of the season
Updated: 1/11/2014 1:56:11 AM EST

The Chelsea Bulldogs led by 10 points at halftime on Friday night, but it was the visiting Tecumseh Indians who ran into the locker room with enthusiasm and confidence. The second half was a game of ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Chelsea knocks off Tecumseh for first win of the season
Updated: 1/11/2014 12:39:26 PM EST

The Chelsea Bulldogs led by 10 points at halftime on Friday night, but it was the visiting Tecumseh Indians who ran into the locker room with enthusiasm and confidence. The second half was a game of ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Romulus overwhelms Belleville in dominant win
Updated: 1/11/2014 12:11:21 AM EST

With less than six minutes remaining in the third quarter, Belleville senior Alex Fowler crossed the half-court line looking for a teammate to his right, not noticing a Romulus defender closing in on ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Late surge lifts Gabriel Richard over Bishop Foley
Updated: 1/11/2014 12:31:29 PM EST

The Father Gabriel Richard boys' basketball team didn't lead for long on Friday night when they took on Bishop Foley, but the Fighting Irish led when it counted. With less than 10 seconds left in the...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dexter drops first contest to host Ypsilanti
Updated: 1/10/2014 11:56:21 PM EST

The Dexter Dreadnaughts came into Ypsilanti unbeaten overall but couldn’t mount a big enough fourth quarter comeback. The team fell to Ypsilanti 46-39 in the Grizzlies first game in 20 days. “We pr...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Pioneer's four-goal third not enough to defeat Pinckney
Updated: 1/10/2014 11:51:13 PM EST

Most teams would be quite happy with scoring three goals in a span of 1:12. For Pioneer, it just gave an image of what missed opportunities looked like. A four-goal third period wasn’t enough to era...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Milan dominates Huron from start to finish in 74-35 win
Updated: 1/10/2014 11:42:03 PM EST

The Milan Big Reds boys basketball team rang in 2014 with a resounding 74–35 win at New Boston Huron Friday night. The Big Reds used a steady full court press in the first half to open up a 33 poin...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Motley-Dismuke powers Lincon past Adrian
Updated: 1/10/2014 11:18:54 PM EST

Lincoln’s Sherrod Motley-Dismuke put together a solid, all-around effort with 11 points, five steals and five rebounds Friday night. Motley-Dismuke helped Lincoln move its record to 6-0 overall and 3...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Manchester falls to Napoleon
Updated: 1/10/2014 2:44:21 PM EST

The Manchester Flying Dutchmen boys basketball team appeared to be right on stride the first half of their match up against the Napoleon Pirates. The defense stymied the Pirates and forced turnovers ...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester survives Brownstown Woodhaven
Updated: 1/10/2014 2:31:50 PM EST

After cruising to a 82-0 shutout of Concord, the Manchester Flying Dutchmen wrestling team met up with Division 1 Brownstown Woodhaven. The Dutch prevailed with a 34-25 victory. They came and got wh...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lyons leads Riverview Gabriel Richard past Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard
Updated: 1/10/2014 10:49:28 AM EST

After a pedestrian start, the Riverview Gabriel Richard girls found their stride late into the second quarter and on into the second half Thursday night. The same cannot be said for their Gabriel Ri...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Pioneer wins nine events against rival Saline
Updated: 1/10/2014 12:18:35 PM EST

It’s been a chilly week in Washtenaw County, but it didn’t stop Pioneer from enjoying a dip in the pool on Thursday. The Pioneers strung together nine impressive victories over rival and state power ...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Travel issues don't deter Country Day in win over Huron
Updated: 1/10/2014 12:18:20 PM EST

The Ann Arbor Huron River Rats girls basketball lost 46-35 at home to the Detroit Country Day Yellow Jackets. The game was delayed over an hour and a half while Country Day was stuck on I-275. “Cou...


Swimming - Boys

BOYS SWIMMING: Dexter takes third at Spartan Invite
Updated: 1/7/2014 4:09:14 AM EST

The Dexter High School boys swim and dive team started off the new year with a third-place finish at the 8th Annual Spartan Invitational at Battle Creek Lakeview High School on Saturday. The Dreadna...


Wrestling

WRESTLING: Manchester cleans up at Dave Elliot Tourney
Updated: 1/7/2014 1:43:07 AM EST

With crowning six champions at the Dave Elliot Tournament and having all 14 wrestlers medal, the Manchester Flying Dutchmen thrived and won the team trophy also. Dutch finished the day of wrestling wi...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Manchester cruises past Whitmore Lake
Updated: 1/7/2014 1:39:02 AM EST

The traditional Pink Zone game did not disappoint fans as the Lady Dutch walked away with a 52-14 win over Whitmore Lake. The game which the team downs pink uniforms raises fund for breast cancer awa...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Whitmore Lake knocks off Manchester
Updated: 1/7/2014 1:35:54 AM EST

Poor shooting and turnovers were not what the Dutch boys basketball team needed on Friday evening as they were the third game in a home basketball event. The Dutch hosted Whitmore Lake in a double ev...


Hockey - Boys

HOCKEY: Skyline rallies after slow start to top Airport
Updated: 1/5/2014 11:06:58 AM EST

In the first period of Saturday’s game against Carleton Airport, the Skyine hockey team struggled to generate any offense— mustering just six shots on goal through the first 17 minutes. The Eagles pe...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Free throws help Belleville ice win over Fordson
Updated: 1/4/2014 12:19:50 AM EST

The Belleville boys’ basketball team emphasizes free throw shooting at every practice. Against Fordson, the Tigers’ hard work payed off. In the last 17 seconds, the Tigers made five-of-six free throw...


Basketball - Girls

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Belleville survives Fordson
Updated: 1/4/2014 12:13:43 AM EST

The Belleville girls basketball team overcame offensive woes and an energy shortage in the first half in a 31-23 victory over Fordson Friday night. Despite the victory, Tigers head coach Joe Brodie ...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southfield Christian hands Pioneer 5th loss
Updated: 1/4/2014 12:01:51 AM EST

Southfield Christian acting head coach Clennie Brundidge said his team set out to break visiting Pioneer's will Friday night. Damarco White and the Eagles did just that. The Eagle senior scored 12...


Basketball - Boys

BOYS BASKETBALL: Defense reigns supreme as Saline falls to host Canton
Updated: 1/4/2014 12:17:40 PM EST

Different night, similar story. For the fourth night this season, Saline found itself in a tight, down-to-the-wire contest. And for the third time, the Hornets found themselves on the wrong end at th...



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