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Published September 26, 2018

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We’re now to the point of the 2018 prep football season where teams are thinking playoffs. In Michigan, six wins secures a postseason trip for any team that plays a nine-game slate. Teams that play eight games get in with five wins.

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Published September 26, 2018

Until earlier this summer, Austin Brown’s path seemed pretty clear — complete his senior season as Madison Heights Madison’s quarterback before taking his football skills to the next level.Read More

Published September 26, 2018

EASTPOINTE — For Eastpointe volleyball coach Giorgio Webster, the main goal for the program is to get better every day. He wants to develop a stable, competitive program where the kids have fun and want to play the game. He’s not just focused on the varsity program.Read More

Published September 26, 2018

Prior to a recent game against Birmingham Groves, Ferndale High boys soccer coach Matt LaLone was thinking about a big difference between his opponent’s program and his own.Read More

Published September 25, 2018

TROY — Every now and then, Troy Athens boys soccer coach Todd Heugh will have his players take a walk through the school’s gymnasium.

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Published September 25, 2018

CLAWSON — Talk to most youth football players today and they may point to a team or a specific player when asked about what got them interested in the sport of football. That’s not the case for TJ Verner.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — There is no question that the Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett tennis program has a long history of success. Since 1998, the Knights have won five Division 4 team state championships (1999, 2000, 2002, 2016 and 2017) and have been runner-up three times. However, this year, Liggett is going to have to battle through some adversity to reach its goal of getting back to states.

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Published September 25, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Inside athletic complex packed with family, friends, coaches, media members and players, 5-year-old Wesley Cansler, of Hazel Park, put pen to paper Sept.

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Published September 24, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The South Lake offense has put up 36.3 points per game through Week 4

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Published September 24, 2018

UTICA — Utica High volleyball has not captured the Macomb Area Conference Blue Division title since 2008, but that’s not to say it hasn’t been close. The Chieftains have finished second in the conference in two of the last three years and are hoping 2018 is the year that they are able to get over the hump.

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Published September 22, 2018

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MACOMB — When Clinton Township Chippewa Valley and Macomb Dakota met Sept. 21 at Dakota, the game was an example of why so many people enjoy high school football.

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Published September 21, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD – West Bloomfield used a balanced offensive attack and solid defense en route to a 42-21 win over Lake Orion Sept. 21.

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Published September 21, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS -- Thanks to an impressive running game, good field position and stout defense, Birmingham Groves (3-2 overall, 2-1 OAA-White)  was able to overcome a slow start to take down Bloomfield Hills High (1-4 overall, 0-3 OAA-Red) Sept. 21 by a final score of 49-7.

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Published September 21, 2018

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FRASER — The Sterling Heights Parkway Christian football team after an 58-22 Sept. 21 win over Mount Clemens High is now one win away from a second straight playoff berth.

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Published September 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Through four weeks, at press time, the season hadn’t gone the way Clinton Township Clintondale football coach Dave Schindler would have liked.

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Published September 20, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield High boys tennis team is off to a hot start, but Lakers coach Chris Ludwig wants his team to remain humble and focus on preparing for every opponent. 

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Published September 20, 2018

On Sept. 11, Madison Heights Lamphere’s volleyball team accomplished something that has become commonplace for the program in recent years: a victory against a Macomb Area Conference Silver Division opponent.Read More

Published September 20, 2018

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What is perhaps the most intriguing football game in the state takes place at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 when Clinton Township Chippewa Valley visits Macomb Dakota.   Both teams are 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Macomb Area Conference Red Division.

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Published September 19, 2018

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Ten girls golf teams competed at the 2018 Macomb County Invitational and one team that had been on the brink of claiming a county title finally broke through. Utica Eisenhower finished with a score of 353 to claim the county championship.

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Published September 19, 2018

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As the calendar turns to fall, we get one more week closer to the 2018 prep football playoffs. It’s tough to believe we’re already coming up on Week 5. As the season changes, prep football teams set their eyes toward the postseason.Read More