Football

Published November 23, 2018

DETROIT – As Warren De La Salle and Muskegon Mona Shores entered the Division 2 state championship game at Ford Field Nov. 23, something had to give. The Sailors entered the game averaging 45.6 points per game, while the Pilots were giving up just 8.7.

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Published November 23, 2018

DETROIT — Coming into this season, Warren De La Salle senior quarterback Nolan Schultz knew he wasn’t the starter, but said he always stayed ready in case his number was called.

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Published November 17, 2018

TROY— With a 28-16 win against Belleville High in a Division 1 semifinal Nov. 17 at Troy Athens, Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s football team has advanced to the program’s first state final game since 2001.

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Published November 17, 2018

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HAZEL PARK — The defense for the Warren De La Salle football team has been the team’s strength for three years, according to coach Mike Giannone. That proved true in the team’s 28-0 Nov. 17 win over Birmingham Groves in a Division 2 state semifinal.

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Published November 12, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — When the clock hit all zeroes and Farmington Hills Harrison coach John Herrington had time to reflect on his team’s 21-14 Division 4 regional final loss to Chelsea High, he used a Don Meredith quote to sum up the end of an era: “Turn out the lights, the party’s over.”

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Published November 10, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Chippewa Valley football coach Scott Merchant has had nearly a year to think about it.

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Published November 9, 2018

BIRMINGHAM -- Behind seven touchdowns from five different players, Birmingham Groves won a shootout over Livonia Franklin 53-29 Nov. 9 to capture a division 2 regional title at home.

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Published November 9, 2018

BELLEVILLE – With high winds swirling and light snow falling, Belleville High was able to score a late touchdown to defeat West Bloomfield 13-10 in the Division 1 regional final Nov. 9.

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Published November 9, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Heading into the final third of the 2018 regular season, it was “win or stay home” for the St. Clair Shores Lakeview football team.

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Published November 9, 2018

WARREN — The Warren Woods Tower football team in 2018 had one of the best seasons in program history.

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Published November 9, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The 2018 edition of the Macomb Lutheran North football team left its mark on the program. The Mustangs started 7-1 on their way to earning the team’s first playoff trip since 2010.

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Published November 5, 2018

FERNDALE — A season in which there were some “scary moments” turned out to be one that Ferndale High football coach Eric Royal said was successful.

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Published November 2, 2018

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP— Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s football team won the program’s second consecutive Division 1 district championship with a 51-10 victory against Macomb Dakota Nov. 2 at Chippewa.   With the win, the Big Reds improved to 11-0 on the season.

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Published November 2, 2018

BIRMINGHAM --  Behind four touchdown passes from quarterback Markis Alexander, Birmingham Groves beat crosstown rival Birmingham Brother Rice 38-24 to win a division 2 district championship Nov. 2 at home.

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Published November 2, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS – It came down to one final play for Farmington Hills Harrison to continue its season.    In overtime on fourth down, the Hawks lined up for a 20-yard field goal to send the game to a second overtime against Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day.

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Published November 2, 2018

OAK PARK — Since the start of the 2016 season, the Oak Park High football team has been held to 7 points four times. Two of those occurrences have come against Warren De La Salle. That includes the team’s Nov. 2 Division 2 district final, won by the Pilots 35-7.

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Published November 2, 2018

During college basketball season, Joe Lunardi’s bracketology is a hot topic of discussion for college basketball fans around the country.

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Published October 30, 2018

Two local high school football teams saw their seasons come to an end in the first round of the playoffs.

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Published October 27, 2018

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FARMINGTON HILLS – On a wet and windy day at Buller Field, Farmington Hills Harrison was able to extend its season by defeating Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood, 24-10, Oct. 27.    Both teams struggled in the first half, as the Hawks led 3-0 at halftime.

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Published October 26, 2018

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s football team improved to 10-0 with a 34-7 win against Utica Eisenhower in a Division 1 pre-district playoff game Oct. 26 at Chippewa Valley.

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