Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The school will have 16 boys and girls athletes compete for state titles in the school's final season.
More than a dozen Lahser High School athletes will compete in the MHSAA State Finals for track, according to Head Coach Nick Stration. The athletes qualified following the regional competitions over the weekend. Lahser's boys team scored 116 points to win the regional crown in the school's final season before merging with Andover High School next fall. The finals will take place June 1 at Forest Hills Eastern near Grand Rapids. Here are the competitors: Elena Miller, senior: 1600m run & 3200m run Alana O'Mara, senior: 1600m run & 3200m run Michaela Jennings, senior; Makenzi Cochran, sophomore; Stephanie Clanagan, freshman; and DeNika Williams, sophomore: 800m Relay: Dorian Reid, junior: 110m hurdles & 300m Hurdles Nick Graves, senior: …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
A trio of Brother Rice Warriors and one Cranbrook Crane are among the top-10 players in the area, according to the State Champs Sports Network. Public voting is still open.
Do you know the next high school lacrosse player of the year? If you're from the Bloomfield area your chances are pretty good. Four of the 10 area players recently nominated for the Warrior Sports High School Player of the Year contest by the State Champs Sports Network play for schools in Bloomfield Township. Fan voting for the award is currently under way online, and two of the top three of the list play for Brother Rice High School. Seniors Sergio Perkovic and JP Forester ranked first and second, respectively, as of May 5, the last update available on the State Champs website. Junior Jason Alessi is also up for the award, as is Cranbrook Kingswood junior Matthew Giampetroni. Seaholm High School senior and Birmingham United captain …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Meryl Davis and Charlie White have won their second gold in ice dancing.
Meryl Davis of West Bloomfield and Charlie White of Bloomfield Hills have again won the figure skating world title in ice dancing. According to an article in the Press & Guide, the pair won their second gold at the World Figure Skating Championships held in London, Ontario. The two beat out 30 other duos from around the world. “All in all, it was the perfect finish to a great season. ... We really felt a lot of pride to be able to bring the championship home for our country," White told the Press & Guide. Davis, 26, and White, 25, also placed first in the 2011 competition in Moscow—the first time an American team had won. The duo trains at the Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton
Monday, April 15, 2013
The senior captain from Bloomfield Hills followed up his state titles with Cranbrook by helping Yale to its first national crown.
Bloomfield Hills native Andrew Miller is on top of the collegiate hockey world. The captain of the Yale Bulldogs not only hoisted the NCAA Frozen Four championship trophy high above his head Saturday night following the 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac in Pittsburgh, but he skated away with the tournament's Most Outstanding Player Award. It was a fitting finish to Yale's improbable run to its first national title — in any sport. The Bulldogs were the 15th seed in the 16-team field, and knocked off their East Coast Athletic Conference rival Quinnipiac, the nation's top-ranked team that won all three contests between them earlier in the season. “I think it’s difficult to beat anyone in college hockey,” Miller said in a post-game interview with …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The senior captain from Bloomfield Hills scored the game-winner in overtime Thursday to propel the Yale Bulldogs to collegiate hockey's biggest stage.
Bloomfield Hills' Andrew Miller on Thursday ensured his stellar season continued and now has the Yale Bulldogs positioned to win the NCAA national championship following a 3-2 win over UMass Lowell Thursday. The senior captain received a bouncing puck from teammates close to center ice and accelerated wide of two opponents before flicking a backhand between the extended legs of the goalie at 6:59 in overtime for the dramatic win. His teammates immediately spilled over the barrier and mobbed him along the boards to celebrate the win that was televised on ESPN. “That’s probably the biggest goal in the history of Yale hockey,” Head Coach Keith Allain said, according to the team's website. Miller, a standout forward who helped Cranbrook to …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan recognized the efforts of the junior teammates during the school's final season.
Members of the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan named Lahser High School's Yante Maten to the All-State Team for the 2012-13 season. Junior teammate Armand Cartwright was also recognized for his solid season with a special mention honor. Coaches from around the state nominate their players and vote for just handful out of hundreds of submissions, according to the BCAM website. Maten, an athletic and smooth-shooting center, led Lahser to consecutive league and district titles by averaging 15.6 points, 13.4 rebounds and 5.2 points per game this winter. His season included several dominant performances and a series of memorable plays, punctuated by his game-winning shot to defeat Orchard Lake St. Mary's in the MHSAA playoffs. Lahser…
Friday, April 5, 2013
Do you proudly wear the orange and blue? Show off your Detroit Tigers gear here by uploading a photo to our fan gallery.
Raise your paws and don that old-English "D", Tigers fans, at long last it's Opening Day at Comerica Park. The home team takes on the New York Yankees today, with the first pitch at 1:05 p.m. Whether you're headed downtown, or watching the game from home, we want you to show your Tigers pride by uploading a photo or video of you and your loved ones (pets included!) rocking the orange and blue. Just click the "Upload Photo & Video" tab on this page to share your shots. What do you love about Tiger baseball? Who's your Tiger this year? How many wins will the team get? World Series or bust? Predictions? Tell us in the comments!
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Country Day boys lacrosse team and Marian girls soccer squad are no strangers to winning.
The spring sports season is off to a big start in the Birmingham area, with two local teams already nominated for a regional honor. Marian High School's soccer team as well as Detroit Country Day's boys lacrosse team are contenders in MLive's first Team of the Week poll of the spring season. Whichever team receives the most votes will receive special coverage of their next game. Also in the running this week is Warren De La Salle's baseball team, Lakeland's softball team and the girls track and field team from Grosse Pointe South. Detroit Country Day's boys lacrosse team is known for going far. While the Yellowjackets lost to Grand Rapids Forest Hills during the state finals last year, the team took home the state title in 2011 after …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Cranbrook alumnus Andrew Miller leads a trio of Bloomfield-area hockey players into the NCAA Frozen Four following Yale's big wins in Grand Rapids.
Andrew Miller and two of his Yale University varsity hockey teammates had a happy homecoming this Easter weekend as the Bulldogs overcame big odds to win two games in Grand Rapids to reach the NCAA's Frozen Four. Yale, 20-12, overcame a one-goal deficit in the third period by scoring four unanswered goals in roughly five minutes to beat North Dakota 4-1 Saturday at Van Andel Arena. Miller, a standout forward who helped Cranbrook to consecutive state titles in 2006-07, helped the Bulldogs take the lead with an assist that propelled the school to its first Frozen Four since 1952. "It's a great accomplishment. It's a great accomplishment for any team," said Miller, a team captain, according to the team's website. "We have a young team, and …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Spartans and the Wolverines play Friday in the Sweet 16. Tell us where you will watch the games in Bloomfield Township or Bloomfield Hills.
How sweet is March Madness? It’s pretty sweet for the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans, both of whom will play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Here’s a look at the lineup for the Spartans and Wolverines: Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Clinton Township: If you don't have enough TV screens to keep up, or plan to be out but still want to watch the action, there are many places to watch the NCAA Tournament in Bloomfield. You can watch the basketball action online here. RELATED: Got the Madness? Show Us Your NCAA Team Spirit