Softball

Published April 1, 2019

FARMINGTON — Confidence is high for the North Farmington softball team as the 2019 season begins.

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Published April 1, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The 2018 season saw the Utica Ford II softball team fall short of the 20-win mark for the first time since 2011, and coach Matt Joseph knows what has to happen for the team to get back to its winning ways.

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Published March 27, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Gina Milana may be entering her first year as the coach of Rochester Hills Stoney Creek softball, but she views that as an advantage.

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Published March 26, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For the first time in approximately a decade, Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s softball program is entering a season as defending champions.

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Published July 25, 2018

After a season that saw her post a .595 batting average, and a 2.00 ERA along with 10 victories, Madison Heights Bishop Foley’s Emilee Dover was named to the Division 3 All-State team for the second consecutive season.Read More

Published July 20, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — There are times when a person’s past overlaps with their future, and that was the case recently for 2018 Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse graduate Sammi Mills.

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Published July 16, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Despite being the only junior on her team this season, Paige Kolinski made her presence felt. A standout all over the diamond for Utica Eisenhower, Kolinski was named first-team All-State as a utility player by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association.

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Published July 12, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — “The Sultan of Swat” is a nickname just about all sports fans are familiar with, as it props up baseball legend Babe Ruth. The Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse softball team has its own bomber. Recent junior infielder Brooke Nadolny hit 26 home runs this year.

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Published June 28, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — This season in Oakland Activities Association softball, there were a number of razor-thin races between programs that put everything on the line. 

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Published June 20, 2018

It was a year of highlights for the Madison Heights Bishop Foley softball program. Prior to having its season end with an 8-4 loss to Sandusky High in a Division 3 regional semifinal June 9, the Ventures won the program’s 10th district championship in the last 15 years.Read More

Published June 19, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — In the 2016 and 2017 seasons, the Rochester Adams softball team combined for 26 victories. The 2018 campaign topped that total, as it saw Adams go 27-10 overall with an 11-1 finish in the Oakland Activities Association White Division to win a league title. It marked the most wins for the program since 2004, and the first winning record and division crown since 2014.

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Published June 14, 2018

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EAST LANSING — Caledonia High senior pitcher Samantha Gehrls was in the circle the last time her team met Warren Regina late in the season — a 5-0 loss to the Saddlelites in the 2015 Division 1 state title game.

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Published June 13, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hazel Park High played in a regional tournament June 9, after press time. Visit cand gnews.com/sports for updates.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

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DETROIT — After two comeback wins helped the Warren Regina softball team move on to the Division 1 state quarterfinals, the Saddlelites made sure they would need no late-inning drama in advancing to the state semifinals with a 13-0, five inning win over Garden City High June 12 at Wayne StateRead More

Published June 12, 2018

TROY — Both the Troy High baseball and Troy Athens softball squads saw their respective seasons come to an end at Lake Orion High June 9 in the Division 1 regional semifinals.

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Published June 12, 2018

LAKE ORION — Rochester Hills Stoney Creek softball wrapped up a season to remember, falling 5-0 to Clarkston High in a Division 1 regional final June 9 at Lake Orion High.

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — Grosse Pointe North’s girls soccer team concluded its season with a 5-0 loss to Troy High in a Division 1 regional final June 7 at Troy Athens.

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Published June 9, 2018

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Longtime Warren Regina softball coach Diane Laffey said this season her team’s defense and pitching have been serviceable, but that hitting is what has pushed the team to Catholic High School League tournament and Division 1 district crowns.

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Published June 8, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Lake Shore softball team fell one win short of a third Division 1 district title in five years, but coach Will Puvalowski is proud of the effort his team showed over the course of the season.

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Published June 5, 2018

TROY — Troy Athens softball, Troy soccer and Troy baseball recently captured district crowns.

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