2019 Football Preview: Royal Oak Shrine

2018 Record: 5-5

By: C & G Sports Staff | Royal Oak Review | Published July 15, 2019


vs. Whitmore Lake High (4-5) — 5 p.m. Aug. 29
The Knights fell to Whitmore Lake last season 39-14, also in Week 1. The only other meeting between the programs came in the 2003 playoffs when the Knights lost 16-10.

at Adrian Madison (2-7) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
The Trojans and Knights will do battle with each other this season after taking last year off. Shrine pulled away in the 2017 matchup, topping Madison 46-15.

vs. Detroit Voyageur (1-7) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
It’s the first meeting between the programs. Since their inception in 2009, the Cougars have finished with a winning record just twice.

at Marine City Cardinal Mooney (1-8) — 1 p.m. Sept. 21
In 14 total games against the Cardinals, Shrine has won 13. In last year’s game, the Knights beat Mooney 43-6.

vs. Madison Heights Bishop Foley (8-2) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
No other team has been on the Knights’ schedule more than Bishop Foley. In 29 total games between the two schools, Shrine has won 16. The Ventures, however, narrowed that gap last season with a 55-27 win.

vs. Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (5-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
When these two squads met last season, the Lakers came out on top 31-21. It was their second victory over the Knights in as many years.

at Britton Deerfield (1-8) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
This is the first meeting between the programs. Britton Deerfield started its football team in 2011. It last made the playoffs in 2013.
at Clarkston Everest Collegiate (9-2) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Since the Mountaineers opened their doors in 2013, the football program has made the playoffs every year. Shrine is one of two teams that has a winning record against Everest.

at TBA Prep Bowl or crossover — 4 p.m. Oct. 25