2019 Football Preview: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s

By: C & G Sports Staff | West Bloomfield Beacon | Published July 19, 2019

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at Macomb Dakota (8-3) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
It’s the third straight season opener for these programs. Dakota has come out on top each time by seven points or less.

at Angola High (Indiana) (12-1) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
This will be the first meeting between the two programs. Angola’s only loss last season came in the regional championship round of the playoffs. St. Mary’s is 2-3 all-time against programs from Indiana.

vs. Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy (3-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
The Eaglets are 2-0 all-time against Chandler Park Academy. The most recent win came back in 2015, when they prevailed 56-26.

at Walled Lake Western (8-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
This will be the second meeting between the two programs. In the first matchup back in 2005, St. Mary’s cruised to a 48-10 win.

vs. Warren De La Salle (12-2) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
St. Mary’s owns a double-digit lead in the all-time series, but De La Salle has won three of the last four meetings.

vs. Birmingham Brother Rice (7-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 5
Last season, Brother Rice defeated St. Mary’s 24-21, and the Warriors have won the last two matchups. In 2017, it was by a score of 21-17.

at Novi Detroit Catholic Central (7-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
St. Mary’s beat Catholic Central 31-29 last year, but the Shamrocks hold a 16-13 all-time series lead.

at Dearborn Divine Child (4-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
The Eaglets have owned Divine Child over the years, holding a 16-2 record against the Falcons. Last season, St. Mary’s rolled to a 42-14 win.

at TBA Prep Bowl or crossover — TBA Oct. 25
Last season, West Bloomfield High defeated St. Mary’s 13-10 in a Catholic High School League crossover game. It was the first meeting between the two schools.

Schedule provided by mhsaa.com and historical data provided by michigan-football.com.

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