Football

Published October 26, 2020

Playoff football is finally here. After a six-week regular season, teams from around the state are set to play for a shot at a state title. This year is a bit different as every team in Michigan made the playoffs instead of the usual six wins and you’re in.

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Published October 23, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the start of the football season, every team will have the opportunity to participate in the state playoffs.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROCHESTER — For the first time since 1993, Rochester High football is 5-0.

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Published October 16, 2020

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ROCHESTER — The Rochester High football team is experiencing a historic season. For the first time since 1993, the Falcons are 5-0. Rochester’s fifth win of the season came at home Oct. 16 as the Falcons eased past Ferndale 40-16.

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Published October 16, 2020

RIVERVIEW –– The stakes were high for Madison Heights Bishop Foley and Riverview Gabriel Richard Oct. 16.  Both teams entered the game undefeated and the winner would be the champion of the Catholic High School League Intersectional 1 Division.

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Published October 16, 2020

EASTPOINTE — It’s been a while since the Eastpointe High football program has fielded a consistent winner, but the Shamrocks have started to turn the corner.

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Published October 16, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — In an era where high-flying offense is used to win games, Sterling Heights Stevenson sticks to what it knows best: defense.

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Published October 6, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — With Farmington Hills Harrison shutting its doors before last season, the stakes increased in the Farmington High and North Farmington High rivalry.

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Published October 2, 2020

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BIRMINGHAM — The last win for Birmingham Seaholm over Rochester Adams came in 1996. The two schools played eight times since the Maples beat the Highlanders almost a quarter of a century ago, with Adams winning every game.  But fate changed course Oct.

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Published October 2, 2020

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TROY –– Troy High and Berkley High entered their Oct. 2 matchup with unblemished records looking to keep pace in the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division.

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Published October 2, 2020

WARREN — With league titles, deep playoff runs and state championships being a regular part of the Warren De La Salle tradition, new football coach Dan Rohn knew he wanted to be a part of it.

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Published October 2, 2020

WARREN — With league titles, deep playoff runs and state championships being a regular part of the Warren De La Salle tradition, new football coach Dan Rohn knew he wanted to be a part of it.

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Published September 18, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP –– The fans weren’t able to pack the stands like usual, but Clinton Township Chippewa Valley and Macomb Dakota still treated spectators to a classic rivalry game Sept. 18.

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Published September 17, 2020

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FARMINGTON -- The crisp chill in the air late in the year can only mean one thing, high school football is back in the state of Michigan. Farmington High and Birmingham Groves were part of a group that kicked off the delayed season Sept.

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Published September 3, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifting restrictions on sports, the Michigan High School Athletic Association Representative Council has reinstated the fall sports season for 2020.

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Published September 3, 2020

While a few fall sports will be able to take part in competitions this fall, as of press time, football will have to wait until the spring.

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Published April 14, 2020

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It had been one week since the first positive cases of COVID-19 in the state of Michigan when Brian Barnes knew something wasn’t right. The night before, he woke with chills and body aches. He took his temperature the following morning to see it read 101 degrees.

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Published March 18, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Former Royal Oak Kimball coach Dick Nash died March 2 at the age of 85.

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Published March 11, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Catholic High School League Hall of Fame coach John Goddard died March 2 at the age of 74.

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Published March 2, 2020

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Dan Rohn has been named the new head football coach at Warren De La Salle, according to a release distributed by the school March 2. Rohn, a Muskegon native, comes to the Pilots' program with a wealth of experience.

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