Other Sports

Published April 9, 2019

BERKLEY — For as nice as championships and winning records are, high school athletics coaches don’t always need to look at the standings to find rewards for their work. One of the aspects of his position as Berkley High’s track and field coach that Les Hale enjoys is “taking a kid that has no talent and turning him into an athlete.”

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Published April 5, 2019

EASTPOINTE — For the Eastpointe High girls and boys track teams, it’s all about having fun.

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Published April 1, 2019

FRASER — After winning two consecutive Macomb Area Conference Blue dual and division meet championships in 2016 and 2017, Fraser High’s boys track and field team finished second to Warren Mott last season.

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Published March 29, 2019

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Longtime Macomb Lutheran North golf coach Lori Gill is well-respected. So much so that her fellow coaches from across the state chose Gill for induction into the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Gill, along with three other coaches, will be enshrined in a ceremony May 18.

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Published March 18, 2019

FARMINGTON — After two events at the gymnastics team state finals meet March 8 at Rockford High, Farmington United held a 0.2-point lead.

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Published March 18, 2019

FRASER — Since joining Fraser High’s swim program, junior Alexander Capizzo has never had a season in which he did not come away as a state champion.

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Published March 18, 2019

BERKLEY — When he was 10 years old, Berkley High sophomore Jack Hamilton planned to quit the sport of swimming. Hamilton was swimming for a club team, and he was “not a fan” of the practices in the cold pool.

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Published March 13, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — In its round-three routine, the Rochester Hills Stoney Creek cheer team proudly chanted the phrase, “Take it to the next level.” After a fifth-place finish in last year’s state finals, the Cougars knew that’s exactly what they had to do this time around.

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Published March 8, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — On March 2, St. Clair Shores Lake Shore’s Dani DeCruydt battled all the way to the state championship match.

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Published March 5, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — To say that Olivia Weymouth has been successful in her ski racing career thus far would be an understatement. Just days after turning 16 years old, Weymouth won a Federation of International Ski Racing U19 giant slalom championship.

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Published March 1, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The boys swim and dive teams from two local schools captured their respective division meet championships.

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Published February 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Mike Pannuto remembers having an epiphany after seeing nine Lochmoor Club caddies apply for the Chick Evans Scholarship and just one receive the award.

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Published February 11, 2019

FRASER — Fraser High cheer coach Kim Edwards recently recalled a time when she was weeping behind a coach’s podium earlier this season.

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Published February 8, 2019

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — The boys swim and dive teams from Macomb County programs converged on Macomb L’Anse Creuse North Feb. 1-2 for the Macomb County championships, and the defending champs kept their title.

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Published February 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTES –– Grosse Pointe United gymnastics coach Kristin Remillet sees no reason why her team can’t make it back to the state meet. To qualify for the state meet, a team must place third or higher in its regional. United — made up of Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South athletes — hasn’t made the state meet since 2016 and has finished fourth in its regional each of the last two seasons.

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Published February 5, 2019

For some swimming and diving coaches, this time of year their attention may be focused on trying to get student-athletes qualified for the state finals and taking a shot at a championship.

But for Ferndale High boys swim coach Daniel Brandenberg, his primary aspiration is merely to keep the program alive.

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Published February 1, 2019

C&G Newspapers

When Katrina Brumfield received a phone call to inform her that she had won the job as Oakland University’s men’s and women’s head track and field coach last year, she said she “screamed for like five minutes.”

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Published January 29, 2019

TROY — Between the boys and girls teams, Troy High swim and dive coach Tom Buckheim said the Colts have one of the largest programs in the state.

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Published January 28, 2019

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — The Farmington-Harrison bowling program has never focused on winning and losing.

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Published January 28, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s boys swim and dive team is being led by a seasoned veteran.

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