Baseball

Published August 13, 2018

UTICA — Pat Adams labels himself as a late bloomer. A Warren native, Adams currently stars as the right fielder for the Eastside Diamond Hoppers in the United Shore Professional Baseball League. However, his journey to becoming a professional player was a unique, winding path that included a brief stop on the gridiron while overcoming plenty of self-doubt.

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Published July 11, 2018

MACOMB — Since the age of 10, Layne Malczewski has been a fixture in the Macomb Dakota dugout. With his father, Matt, serving as the pitching coach, Malczewski grew up in the baseball program hoping one day to star for the Cougars.Read More

Published July 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — Frank Sumbera is not currently employed as Grosse Pointe North’s baseball and football coach.

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Published July 6, 2018

CENTER LINE — Earlier this season, Center Line High baseball coach Rob Conti called Ryan Gaffke the team’s best pitcher and hitter. The junior proved his coach right.

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Published July 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe South baseball coach Dan Griesbaum recently completed his 35th season leading South’s program.

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Published June 30, 2018

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DETROIT — The “stars” converged on Comerica Park June 29, and it had nothing to do with a Detroit Tigers baseball game.   Comerica served as the site for the 37th annual East vs. West Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game.

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Published June 22, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Spring sports around Michigan are all but over as summer arrives. During a long baseball season, a number of players and teams persevered through the elements and excelled on the field. 

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Published June 22, 2018

DETROIT — The state’s best prep baseball players will get together one last time as they converge at Comerica Park for the 37th annual Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association East-West All-Star Baseball Classic.

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Published June 19, 2018

Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s baseball team’s run at a second straight state championship came to an end June 16 at Michigan State University.

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Published June 16, 2018

  EAST LANSING — Following his team’s 3-0 win against Madison Heights Bishop Foley in a Division 3 baseball state final at McLane Stadium on the campus of Michigan State University June 16, Riverview Gabriel Richard coach Mike Magier had some words with his pitcher, Matthew Silka

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Published June 16, 2018

EAST LANSING — Earlier this year, Grosse Pointe South baseball coach Dan Griesbaum had a talk with his team.   He didn’t think they were getting respect, and he wanted them to know it.

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Published June 15, 2018

WARREN — In a season that saw a coaching change take place following a slow start, many squads might have folded and called it a year. That doesn’t fit the 2018 edition of the Warren De La Salle baseball team.

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Published June 13, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE: Macomb Dakota went on to play Grosse Pointe South in a state quarterfinal, after press time. Visit candgnews.com/sports for updates. MACOMB — An old adage in baseball states that when you put the ball in play, good things can happen.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

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DETROIT — A change in mindset led to a change in fortune for Birmingham Brother Rice baseball. Down 2-0 to Northville High in the sixth inning of a Division 1 state quarterfinal June 12, junior Tito Flores stepped to the plate. WIth two on and nobody out, Flores intended to bunt.

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Published June 12, 2018

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DETROIT — Grosse Pointe South’s baseball team earned a trip to the semifinal round of the state playoffs with a 9-1 win against Macomb Dakota in a Division 1 quarterfinal June 12 at Harwell Field on the campus of Wayne State University.   South will play at 2:30 p.m.

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Published June 12, 2018

TROY — Both the Troy High baseball and Troy Athens softball squads saw their respective seasons come to an end at Lake Orion High June 9 in the Division 1 regional semifinals.

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Royal Oak Shrine baseball concluded its season with a 3-1 loss to Clarkston Everest Collegiate in a Division 4 regional semifinal June 9 at Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — Grosse Pointe North’s girls soccer team concluded its season with a 5-0 loss to Troy High in a Division 1 regional final June 7 at Troy Athens.

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Published June 11, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The baseball season for Utica Eisenhower came to a close June 9 with a 6-4 loss to Birmingham Brother Rice in a Division 1 regional semifinal at Lake Orion High.

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Published June 9, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Royal Oak Shrine baseball concluded its season with a 3-1 loss to Clarkston Everest Collegiate in a Division 4 regional semifinal June 9 at Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.

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