Football

Published September 23, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The 2018 season was special for the St. Clair Shores Lake Shore football team, as the squad advanced to the state playoffs for the first time since 2009.

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Published September 21, 2019

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Southfield — Birmingham Brother Rice improved to 4-0 on the season via a 16-14 win against Warren De La Salle Sept. 21 on the campus of Lawrence Technological University. It was the first Catholic High School League Central Division game for both teams this season.

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Published September 20, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Homecoming is a special time for most high school students, but this year it was extra special for Macomb Dakota senior quarterback Matt Love. Love made his first start in the Cougars 40-14 Sept.

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Published September 20, 2019

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OAK PARK –– As Birmingham Groves entered its matchup with Oak Park Sept. 20, it was going to be a battle of offense versus defense. Through the first three games of the season, Oak Park’s offense had scored 131 points, while Groves had given up just 38.

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Published September 20, 2019

WARREN — In each of the last two seasons, the Warren Woods Tower football team has advanced to a district final, only to see its season end in that round.

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Published September 20, 2019

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As we near the heart of the football schedule, conference play is getting underway and teams are starting to emerge as contenders.  In Week 4, a few top teams will be looking to remain undefeated, while others continue their march to the playoffs.

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Published September 19, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield High football team entered this season with a lot of hype and expectations.

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Published September 18, 2019

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Every football team in the Macomb Area Conference has played at least one divisional game. All 36 squads will play a second league matchup this weekend. A 2-0 start in divisional play could put this weekend’s winners on the inside track for a division championship.

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Published September 18, 2019

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Catholic League Clash Birmingham Brother Rice (3-0) vs. Warren De La Salle (3-0) - 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Lawrence Tech The Warriors and Pilots enter their Week 4 matchup with unscathed records.

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Published September 17, 2019

EASTPOINTE –– The Eastpointe High football team has had some struggles over the years, collecting just 13 wins over the last five seasons.  

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Published September 16, 2019

WARREN — Warren Fitzgerald football coach Gary Skop is in his sixth year leading the program and has always had a great player in the backfield.

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Published September 13, 2019

BERKLEY -- Berkley High (0-3 overall, 0-2 Oakland Activities Association Blue Division) and Royal Oak High (1-2 overall, 1-1 OAA Blue) came into the Week 3 matchup winless. The Ravens dropped games to St.

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Published September 13, 2019

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SOUTHFIELD –– When two rivals like Southfield A&T and West Bloomfield hit the field, each team can expect to get the others best shot. As two of the top teams in the state, the matchup did not disappoint, with defense playing a key role in the outcome in the Sept. 13 matchup.

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Published September 13, 2019

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MOUNT CLEMENS — It’s early in the season and in his tenure, but new Mount Clemens High football coach Marcus Cribbs looks to have the program on track for a comeback. In its 38-0 Sept. 13 win over Detroit University Prep Science and Math, the Bathers moved to 3-0 on the season.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Dave Cutlip has returned to Sterling Heights High to add another chapter to his story with the school.

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Published September 13, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For ages, “run the ball” and “stop the run” have been the staples of football teams at every level.

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Published September 12, 2019

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Clinton Township Chippewa Valley football will attempt to increase its win streak to 17 when the defending Division 1 state champions play at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at home against Utica Eisenhower.

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Published September 11, 2019

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As the season starts to heat up, playoff favorites emerge and others try to find their footing. Week 3 has some big matchups that could help decide what teams do or do not make the playoffs.  Following is a breakdown of some of the top games around the C&G Sports coverage area this week.

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Published September 11, 2019

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With two games under their belts, local high school football teams are beginning to form an identity. Some teams may already seem like a lock for the postseason while some teams may already be behind the eight ball.

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Published September 11, 2019

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Every game of a football season is important, but there’s a special importance when it comes to divisional play. Coaches each offseason set a goal of winning a division title.

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