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September 15, 2017, 10:46 pm

Bryce Veasley throws for four TDs, West Bloomfield defeats Clarkston, 37-15

West Bloomfield – Those first two losses West Bloomfield suffered in the first two weeks seems so long ago. The Lakers, ranked No. 5 in the preseason but unranked after that poor start, moved to 2-2 with an impressive 37-8 victory over No. 8-ranked Clarkston (3-1, 2-1) on Friday in an Oakland Activities Association Red ...


September 14, 2017, 1:20 pm

Predictions for the Top Games: Fenton and Linden to play for first place in Flint Metro

Fenton – Jeff Setzke might not own the Flint Metro League but it’s safe to say he’s the largest shareholder. Since taking over the program at Fenton in 2006 Setzke has coached the Tigers to the last seven league titles (outright or co-champions). Last season Fenton won its third district title losing to Walled Lake ...


August 31, 2017, 10:43 pm

Groves takes control in the second half, defeats Stony Creek, 14-3

Beverly Hills – There’s no secret to playing Birmingham Groves. A team must be ready for a physical contest or don’t bother to show up. Rochester Hills Stony Creek matched Groves’ physical style in the first half and led, 3-0. That wasn’t the case in the second half as Groves went 80 yards to score ...


August 30, 2017, 12:56 pm

Predictions for the Top Games: Rockford hosts Lowell in west Michigan showdown

Rockford – The top two teams in the Grand Rapids area will play Friday at Rockford at 7 p.m. Top-ranked Lowell, which is coming off of an impressive 36-6 victory over Warren DeLaSalle, will take on the Rams, a 14-0 winner over Saline in their opener. Rockford is ranked No. 6. Rockford, a member of ...


August 25, 2017, 10:06 pm

Noel Dean preaches consistency, team play, Lowell responds, defeats DeLaSalle, 36-6

Detroit – If you want more insight on just how well-coached Lowell’s football team is just walk near the Red Arrows sidelines. The only sounds you’ll hear are those of coach Noel Dean and his assistants. The players all stand in a line except those who are getting a rest on the bench. The players ...


August 24, 2017, 7:05 pm

Rockford’s slams the door on Saline and Haddad’s late TD helps the Rams prevail, 14-0

Ann Arbor – Eli Haddad made quite an impression in his varsity debut on Thursday, one he nor Rockford coach Ralph Munger will soon forget. Haddad had a 59-yard touchdown reception and his interception with 7:12 left helped preserve Rockford’s 14-0 victory over Saline in the season opener, and the opening game of the Battle ...


August 23, 2017, 12:25 pm

Predictions for the Top Games: Detroit PSL teams take on out-of-state powers

Detroit – Remember in 2007 when Detroit King won not only its first state title but the first title by any team from the Detroit Public School League? Good. At least you’re following me so far. Now, remember when King lost in a state final in back-to-back seasons (Class A in 1989, Class AA in ...