Football

Published October 31, 2019

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The 2019 Division 2 state playoffs will be contested without the reigning two-time defending state champions. 

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Published October 31, 2019

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Over the past nine weeks, high school football teams across the state have put in their due time of preparation and hard work. While many teams accomplished what they set out to do by making the playoffs, they now turn their attention to what’s next - a state title.

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Published October 31, 2019

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Playoff football is upon us, and everyone is now starting the postseason at 0-0. Multiple local teams have a chance to make state title runs, but the road starts in the first round.  Following are a few matchups from the C&G Sports coverage area.

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Published October 30, 2019

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We’ve reached the second season. The 2019 MHSAA state football playoffs begin this weekend, and include a number of teams from Macomb County. The area has done well in recent postseasons.

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Published October 29, 2019

CLAWSON — When the Clawson High football team started the season 0-2, there was no panic. While there was little room for error the rest of the way, the Trojans still had all of their goals in front of them as the division and the playoffs were still within reach.

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Published October 27, 2019

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The 2019 state football playoffs kick off Nov. 1 and 32 teams from programs inside the C & G Sports coverage have played their way into the postseason. The 2019 state football playoffs start with predistricts Nov. 1 and end with the Division 1-8 state title games Nov.

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Published October 25, 2019

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STERLING HEIGHTS — “If the game comes down to a game-winning kick, there’s not another kicker in America I’d want taking the kick than you.

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Published October 25, 2019

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SOUTHFIELD –– Sitting at 4-4 overall, Southfield A&T had one more opportunity to help its playoff chances with an Oct. 25 game against River Rouge High.

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Published October 24, 2019

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It’s hard to believe the end of season is upon us, but with it being Week 9, teams have one last chance to secure playoff berths or keep their hopes alive by getting to five wins.  Following are a few games from the C&G Sports coverage area with serious playoff implications.

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Published October 23, 2019

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Division titles have been decided, and it’s the last week of the regular season, but there’s a lot on the line for prep football teams across the state. Playoff spots and positioning are still to be decided.

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Published October 22, 2019

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The high school football playoffs are just one week away, we’re almost there. Some teams have known about their playoff status since Week 6 and others are still battling to make sure this Friday night is not the last Friday night they play football this season.

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Published October 22, 2019

BERKLEY — After making the playoffs three consecutive years from 2014 to 2016, the last few seasons, including this one, have been tough for Berkley High football.

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Published October 18, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP— With a 21-17 win against Romeo High Oct. 18 at home, Clinton Township Chippewa Valley football clinched the program’s second consecutive Macomb Area Conference Red Division championship. Chippewa is 8-0 overall on the season and 5-0 in MAC Red play.

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Published October 18, 2019

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FARMINGTON HILLS –– When North Farmington hired Jon Herstein to lead its football program prior to the 2019 season, the Raiders were in need of answers.   The program had won just five games over the last three seasons and hadn’t made the state playoffs since 2013.

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Published October 18, 2019

BIRMINGHAM -- It was a tale of two halfs in the 61st all time meeting between two schools separated by just two miles.

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Published October 18, 2019

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STERLING HEIGHTS — The Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse football team has gone from the outhouse to the penthouse. The Lancers 23-20 thrilling Oct. 18 win over Sterling Heights High gives L’Anse Creuse a share of the Macomb Area Conference Gold championship.

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Published October 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The defense of the St. Clair Shores Lakeview football team has been so strong this season that the unit could have its best season in some time.

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Published October 18, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — According to Oakland University club football coach Chuck Saad, “We coach our kids, we run our practices, we run our season as if we’re a Division II football program.”

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Published October 17, 2019

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We’ve now hit Week 8 in the football season and rivalry week is upon us. These games typically mean more than any others on the schedule as bragging rights are at stake.

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Published October 16, 2019

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There are just two weeks left in the high school football regular season before we start playing elimination games. While the playoffs are out of reach for some teams, and others clinched weeks ago, there is still plenty to play for in the final two games.

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