Football

Published September 6, 2019

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ROCHESTER HILLS — It came down to the last play, but a dynamic rushing attack and a bend, but not break defense was enough to help Birmingham Seaholm (2-0 overall, 1-0 Oakland Activities Association White) get past Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (1-1 overall, 0-1 OAA White) 20-13 Sept. 6.

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Published September 6, 2019

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WARREN — You can expect fireworks whenever the Warren Fitzgerald and Clinton Township Clintondale football teams meet. The Spartans and Dragons met four times from 2014 to 2017, with all four matchups being decided by a touchdown or less. The teams’ Sept.

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Published September 6, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS –– After falling to Grosse Pointe North 21-17 a season ago, Utica High looked determined to leave the field on different terms when it played the Norsemen Sept. 6 on the road.

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Published September 6, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — At the July 23 Macomb Area Conference football media day, new Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse football coach Orande Roy made it clear that he understood the state of the program he took over.

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Published September 6, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The Michigan High School Athletic Association recently released its participation numbers from the 2018-19 season.

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Published September 6, 2019

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The first week of the high school football season has come and gone and after a long summer of offseason workouts, teams across the state finally got the chance to throw up on the pads and show what they’ve got.

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Published September 6, 2019

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Week 1 is in the books, and teams are starting to get a feel for the direction of their season. Following is a breakdown of a few games from the C&G Sports coverage area.  MAC White Battle Utica High (1-0) at Grosse Pointe North (0-1) –– 7 p.m. Sept.

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Published September 5, 2019

Troy Athens and Troy High football are set to renew their rivalry at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Athens. After winning just one game last season, Athens (1-0) got off to a good start this year, coming away with a 33-6 victory in its season opener against Detroit Old Redford at home Aug. 29.

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Published September 5, 2019

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It’s Week 2. The week where half of the prep football team’s in Michigan with a win can build some momentum, while the other half hope to not put themselves in an early hole. In this latest installment of Macomb Mashups, we take a look at some squads on both sides of that spectrum.

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Published August 30, 2019

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DETROIT –– Birmingham Groves couldn't have imagined a better start to its game against Grosse Pointe South Aug. 30 at Wayne State University.  Outside of a fumble on their opening possession, the Falcons set the tone early.

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Published August 29, 2019

DETROIT — Clinton Township Chippewa Valley football started its 2019 season the same way it did last year, with a win against Saline High. This year’s version of the Big Reds came away with a 35-21 victory Aug. 29 at Wayne State University.

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Published August 29, 2019

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FARMINGTON HILLS –– After spending countless years helping Hall of Fame coach John Herrington at Farmington Hills Harrison, Jon Herstein finally had his chance.

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Published August 29, 2019

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — In his first game leading the program, Macomb L’Anse Creuse North football coach Pat Dailey guided his team to an eighth straight win over inter-district rival Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse with a 40-0 triumph.

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Published August 29, 2019

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DETROIT — It is often said that defense wins championships. Whether that feat will happen or not for the Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice Warriors is still unknown, but the defense did win Rice the season opener 7-0 over Utica Eisenhower Aug. 29 at Wayne State University.

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Published August 29, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When called upon, Steve Senters always answers.

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Published August 28, 2019

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The wait is over. After a long offseason, football will once again return to high schools across the state.  Following is a breakdown of three high profile games on the Week 1 slate.   Two Storied Programs Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice vs. Utica Eisenhower - 4 p.m. Aug.

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Published August 28, 2019

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Football season is back, and Week 1 has a full slate of games featuring top teams from around the state.  Following is a breakdown of three of the top games from the C&G Sports coverage area.  OAA Red Battle Clarkston High vs. Southfield A&T –– 3 p.m.

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Published August 28, 2019

METRO DETROIT — On a hot summer day toward the end of July, Jordan Turner sits at a table on the campus of Farmington High surrounded by a pile of letters from college football teams all over the nation. The recruiting process for Turner began his sophomore year.

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Published August 28, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Concussions and head injuries have long been a part of football, but over the years, more information and increased education have been key to improving the overall safety of the game.

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