Football

Published October 26, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS -- In the most heartbreaking way possible, the Highlanders of Rochester Adams fell to the Eagles of White Lake Lakeland 23-20 in overtime Oct. 26.

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Published October 26, 2018

DEARBORN – It was a tale of two halves for Grosse Pointe South, as the Blue Devils fell to Fordson High, 24-17.   South led 17- 3 at the half, thanks to two rushing touchdowns by senior running back Collin McQueen and a 25-yard field goal by Scott Rosati.

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Published October 26, 2018

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Timely offensive plays, big stops on defense and a workhorse effort from senior running back Dustin Solomon pushed the Macomb Dakota football team past Romeo High 21-17 in an Oct. 26 Division 1 predistrict matchup.

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Published October 24, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — The stands were packed, the crowd was electric, and when the final whistle blew, Farmington Hills Harrison football was on its way back to a place it knows all too well.

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Published October 21, 2018

The field is finally set. The 256 teams that will vie for football state titles in Division 1-8 now know where they’ll start the road to Ford Field. The bracket include several teams from the C & G News coverage area. The tournament begins with predistricts Oct. 26.

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Published October 20, 2018

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DETROIT -- After losing last week, Warren De La Salle was able to win the Prep Bowl for the second consecutive year, with a 24-6 victory over Detroit Catholic Central.

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Published October 19, 2018

BIRMINGHAM -- Thanks to a three touchdown night from Birmingham Groves senior Demonte McCurdy, the Falcons beat crosstown rival Birmingham Seaholm 26-9 Oct. 19. The game marks the 100th win for the Falcons coach Brendan Flaherty. “I’m just floored,” Flaherty said.

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Published October 19, 2018

CENTER LINE — The phrase “it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish” most definitely applies to this year’s Center Line High football team. The Panthers opened the season with a 60-6 loss Aug. 25 to Madison Heights Madison.

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Published October 15, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Oscar Olejniczak has experienced highs and lows in his first season as football coach at Royal Oak Shrine.

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Published October 12, 2018

BERKLEY — It was a night of accomplishments for Ferndale High’s football team on a rainy night at Hurley Field in Berkley Oct. 12.

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Published October 12, 2018

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BIRMINGHAM --  This time last year, Birmingham Seaholm had a 1-7 record. Its only win came against Berkley High who also was 1-7. Fast forward one year later, the Maples are 7-1 and Oakland Activities Association Blue division champions with a 21-0 victory over Farmington High Oct. 12.

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Published October 12, 2018

Grosse Pointe South (8-0) scored early and often in its rivalry showdown with Grosse Pointe North (1-7) to claim the Macomb Area Conference White Division Title, winning by a final score of 54-0.

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Published October 12, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores Lake Shore is 90 years old. Prior to the start of the 2018 football season, only four Lake Shore teams had advanced to the state playoffs.

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Published October 11, 2018

Ferndale High’s football squad can clinch a playoff berth when the Eagles play Berkley High at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at Hurley Field in Berkley.   Ferndale is currently 5-2 overall and 3-2 in the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division.

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Published October 9, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — After scoring 17 points in the first half, Rochester Adams football was only able to put up seven points in the third and fourth quarters, but that was enough to push the Highlanders past Farmington Hills Harrison 24-17 Oct. 5 on the road.

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Published October 9, 2018

A Catholic High School League football game played under the lights on a Friday night in the fall. Two divisional foes squaring off in a game in which there are potential playoff implications.

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Published October 9, 2018

METRO DETROIT — We’re three weeks from the start of the 2018 state football playoffs, and numerous teams from inside the C & G Sports coverage area have already punched their tickets to the postseason.

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Published October 9, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — For the players, the coaches and the community, the annual Grosse Pointe North vs. Grosse Pointe South football game means everything. It’s a game both teams circle on the calendar and can’t wait to play. In this year’s edition of the rivalry, both teams have something to play for.

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Published October 8, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In just two short weeks, the curtain will close on the prep football regular season. Naturally, the playoffs are what comes next. Some teams have already clinched a spot, some teams still have a shot to make it despite a slow start to the season, and some teams have been mathematically eliminated from postseason contention.

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Published October 6, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s football team secured the program’s first playoff berth since 2013 with a 49-12 win against Marine City Cardinal Mooney Oct.

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