2019 Football Preview: Utica High

2018 Record: 1-8

By: C & G Sports Staff | Shelby - Utica News | Published July 22, 2019


vs. Bloomfield Hills High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
These two teams opened the season last year. The Black Hawks won 39-14.

at Grosse Pointe North (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
The Norsemen’s only win of the 2018 season came in a 21-17 victory over the Chieftains. Utica trails in the series 6-9.

vs. Utica Ford II (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
This will be the 10th time in a row that the Falcons and Chieftains will meet during the regular season. In last year’s matchup, Utica’s offense struggled in a 34-6 loss.

at Grosse Pointe South (8-2) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
It’s been tough sledding for Utica when it comes to playing South. The Chieftains last beat the Blue Devils in 2006.

vs. St. Clair Shores Lakeview (7-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
Despite a 25-11 loss to the Huskies last season, Utica leads the all-time series 12-5-1.

vs. Sterling Heights Stevenson (4-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
In last year’s matchup, the Titans offense proved to be too much for the Chieftains in a 55-15 win. Stevenson leads the all-time series 27-9.

at Warren Mott (7-3) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
The Marauders have made the postseason eight years in a row. When these two teams met last season, Mott came away with the 43-6 victory.

vs Macomb L’Anse Creuse North (4-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
The Chieftains’ lone win last season came against the Crusaders 34-20. Utica leads the all-time series 8-6.

at Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (14-0) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25  
The Big Reds’ perfect 2018 season culminated in a Division 1 state championship. Along the way, Chippewa beat Utica 49-0.