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: …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Nine Barons and one Knight earn the special designation after successful final seasons.
We recently told you about the memorable performances by the members of the Andover High School boys’ and girls’ ski teams this year, and their strong finishes in the State Finals. This week, the MHSAA announced that nine Barons and on skier from Lahser High School earned earned All-State recognition. The special designations added to an already special season for both teams given the merger with Lahser to the new Bloomfield Hills High School next fall. Here are the recipients from the respective schools: Jean Klochko-Bull – 1st team in both slalom and giant slalom Elli Thomas – 2nd team in slalom Sammy Swiss – 2nd team in slalom Grace Klochko Bull – Honorable Mention Pria Shoha – Honorable Mention J. T. Stewart – 1st team in both slalom …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The Knights travel well and improve to 3-2, but face tough league test this week.
The Lahser Knights defeated Birmingham Seaholm 51-33 Friday night and won their second consecutive road contest in the OAA Blue. The Knights (10-3, 3-2) kept momentum going from a 77-50 win at Berkley on Tuesday and jumped off to a 16-7 lead in the first quarter. They led 32-13 at halftime, taking full advantage of Paris Bass' absence, miprepzone.com reported. Seaholm's senior star forward was suspended shortly before the contest, and further details were unavailable. Lahser's Yante Maten scored 16 points and blocked five shots. Junior Joey Nagridge scored 11 points to lead Seaholm (9-4, 2-3). The win, coupled with Harrison's overtime loss to Berkley Friday night means the Knights are tied with the Hawks for second-place in the league. …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
It was finals week for students at Andover and Lahser, but there's no break in the busy season schedule for both the boy's and girl's basketball teams.
Lady Knights get even Lahser topped Birmingham Seaholm 56-52 at home Friday to even their league record (4-4 OAA Blue) and climb to 5-9 overall. Suzanne Miller netted 18 points, and Katie Stewart and Shailynn Brown each scored 12 in the victory, miprepzone.com reported. Next up for the Knights is a road test against Southfield High School at 7 p.m. Thursday. Both the varsity and junior varsity games scheduled for Imlay City on Wednesday were canceled, according to schedulestar.com. Barons travel well Led by senior Shannon Wilson's 20 points, the Lady Barons thumped Lake Orion 66-35 on the road Friday and improved to 7-3 OAA White, 10-3 overall. Rachel Rea added 14 and Jamie Lederman scored 10, miprepzone.com reported. The Barons have won …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Two local students are among the 120 competing for a $1,000 scholarship based on a combination of athletic and academic success.
Two Bloomfield Hills-area students were recently named finalists for the Michigan High School Athletic Association's annual Scholar Athlete Award. Cranbrook-Kingswood's Matthew Liu and Michael Azzopardi of Detroit Country Day are both among the potential recipients this year, according to the MHSAA website. Liu, a senior, is a captain on the Cranes swim and dive team, and is following up strong performances in last season's Division 3 finals. Michael Azzopardi, a senior, is a standout baseball player for the Yellow Jackets. Of the 120 finalists announced Friday, 32 will be chosen to receive the $1,000 scholarships. Award winners are chosen based on a combination of athletic and academic excellence. To be eligible for the award, students …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Not one, but two trick plays for touchdowns in the final 3:29 secures the win against Muskegon in Division 2 high school football state final, 35-28.
DETROIT — Legendary Brother Rice High School football coach Al Fracassa proved that he still has a trick or two up his sleeve at age 80 with the Warriors' Division 2 high school football state championship win over Muskegon Friday. After a Muskegon touchdown tied the score at 28 with 2:13 left to play, Brother Rice junior kick returner Jason Alessi received an across-the-field lateral on the ensuing kickoff and ran 91 yards for the game-winning score. The 35-28 win over Muskegon (12-2) gave Brother Rice (12-2) its first back-to-back state title in Fracassa's 44 years in Bloomfield Hills and the Warriors' eighth title all-time. "When your back is up against the wall, you try it ... take chances sometimes. I thought the game was never …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Senior fullback Grant Niemiec leads Eaglets on the ground with 152 yards and three touchdowns.
With an eye toward the goal line and the score tied, the Orchard Lake St. Mary's varsity football team gambled and won on fourth down with a running play up the middle to keep the drive alive against Auburn Hills Avondale. Then, they did it again. And again. The defending Div. 3 state champion Eaglets utilized their ground attack to near-perfection on a crisp Saturday afternoon at home to beat Avondale, 49-14, for the district championship. Senior fullback Grant Niemiec, who led the way with 152 yards and three touchdowns on the ground, scored a go-ahead touchdown on fourth-and-one from the Avondale 1-yard-line in the second quarter to take the lead, 14-7. The Eaglets converted two previous fourth-down conversions on the 16-play, 60-yard…
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The Knights are 3-0 for the second season in a row and are tied atop the OAA Blue with a home game against Royal Oak next Friday.
The final seasons of Andover and Lahser high school football before the merger to the Bloomfield Hills High School in 2013 continued Friday just as the first two weeks concluded: Lahser on top, and Andover searching for a win. Just like last year's season-opening contest, Lahser used a balanced air and ground attack on the way to a convincing 35-6 victory on the road at Groves, according to the MHSAA website. The game was among eight contests featured on MHSAA's Football Friday Overtime Show on Fox Sports Detroit, and you can view highlights of the game on the MHSAA Prep Zone streaming page (the Lahser-Groves highlights begin about 10 minutes in). Lahser now takes on Royal Oak at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Dauch Field. The Rockets are O-3 after …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Here's a look at this year's varsity football schedule for the Warriors and the Yellowjackets.
Football practice is officially under way, and it has all the makings of a memorable season for several schools in the Bloomfield area. While both Andover and Lahser high schools will play their final seasons with the pending merger to Bloomfield Hills High School in 2013, area private schools are looking to continue their strong play for a shot at the playoffs and ultimately, Ford Field in November for the state finals. To make sure you don't miss a game, here's a look ahead at this year's varsity football schedule for the Brother Rice Warriors and Detroit Country Day Yellowjackets. Largely inconsistent through the regular season, the Warriors (5-4) beat some of the best competition in the state during a dramatic, 5-game run to the …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Here's a look at this year's varsity football schedule for Andover and Lahser high schools.
Football practice is officially under way in Bloomfield, and it has all the makings of a memorable season in the Bloomfield Hills Schools. Both Andover and Lahser high schools will play their final seasons with the pending merger to Bloomfield Hills High School in 2013. To mark the special season, the schools will face off in the season opener this Friday for the final "Battle for the Sword" at Lahser's Dauch Field. To make sure you don't miss a game, here's a look ahead at this year's varsity football schedule for the Barons and Knights. Aug. 24 Schedules courtesy of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA).