Mike Moore

Published November 1, 2017

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak High football coach Ray McMann called his team’s appearance in the postseason something for the entire community. It was the program’s first appearance in the playoffs since 2006.

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Published November 1, 2017

The volleyball district round started Oct. 30, but for some teams, that first serve was delayed until the second round.

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Published October 20, 2017

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Published October 17, 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS — He entered the night as one of the best.

He exited as the greatest ever.

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Published October 13, 2017

ORCHARD LAKE — When the 2017 postseason officially began Oct. 16, the Orchard Lake St. Mary’s soccer team had to be a little patient.

Not anymore.

At 7 p.m. Oct. 18, the Eaglets are set to battle at Farmington Hills Harrison in a second-round Division 2 district game.

In the opening round, Ferndale High and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood faced one another, and the winner of that game is now the opponent to face St. Mary’s.

And that is now the opponent standing in the way of a little history the Eaglets would like to make.

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Published October 10, 2017

CLAWSON — It’s a situation he’s not comfortable with, mainly because it’s one that is not all that familiar.

When the Clawson High football team finished 3-6 last fall, it was the first time since 2005 that the season ended with a losing record.

It was also the first time since 2013 that the Trojans weren’t part of the playoff party.

Coming into 2017, all hopes centered on a bounce back — a rejuvenation, so to speak.

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Published October 5, 2017

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September has turned to October, and with it we embark on the final third of the 2017 regular season.

Three weeks remain, yet so much is still to be decided.

In the Catholic League, there are some surprise teams already on the outside of the playoff picture (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Royal Oak Shrine) with others clinging to postseason life.

So, with six weeks behind us, here we go down the final stretch.

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Published October 4, 2017

SOUTHFIELD — Larry Weiss watched as his team put together one of its better games of the season, even as the final score came in a stubborn 20-14 loss to Lutheran Westland in Week 6.

The goal, the Southfield Christian football coach said, was to carry that momentum into this weekend’s tilt with Detroit Cesar Chavez in hopes of getting back on the winning track.

Well, Cesar Chavez officially ended its season, forfeiting the originally scheduled Oct. 6 game.

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