Ladies fall to Canton

The Grosse Pointe United gymnastics team finished its regular season last week, losing 137.85-133.375 to host Canton. The team completed the season 7-4 overall and now heads to a state regional Saturday, March 3, at Walled Lake Central High School. Emma Scott led the team with an all-around score of 34.150. She scored 8.800 on vault, 8.225 on uneven parallel […]

Norsemen net split

Grosse Pointe North boys basketball had a chance to pull off another upset of a Macomb Area Conference Red Division team last week. The Norsemen hosted Chippewa Valley in the semifinals of the MAC Red/White Division Tournament. They knocked off Macomb Dakota in the quarterfinals and had the Big Reds on the run, up 33-32 halfway through the fourth quarter. […]

It’s now or never for Norsemen

Grosse Pointe North boys hockey team finished its regular season last weekend, losing 9-0 to host Novi Catholic Central. The game was over in two periods after the Shamrocks scored five goals in the first period and four in the second. “We tried to match lines, but when there is no drop off from their No. 1 line to their […]

Grosse Pointe News-March 1, 2018

Knights honor seniors

University Liggett School celebrated senior night last weekend. The girls and boys basketball teams hosted Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest and before each game honored Delaney Bandos, Teagan Cornell, Lauryn Holliday, Casey Scoggin, Desmon Darby and Anthony George. Head coach Chris Housey and his boys team played its best game of the season, winning 51-33 in the nightcap. “We played a […]

Schools focus on safety

In the wake of the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education members focused on school safety at the regular meeting Feb. 26. Superintendent Gary Niehaus invited several guests to address current concerns and make recommendations. Public comments touched on national conversations on security measures and what could be implemented locally. Steve […]

South first, North third in title meet

Host Grosse Pointe South boys swimming and diving team turned on the jets during the second half of the Macomb Area Conference Red Division Championship Meet last weekend to win yet another title. South won with 428 points, followed by Macomb Dakota with 337, Grosse Pointe North with 193, Chippewa Valley with 128 and Romeo with 88. South head coach […]

Upgrades coming to Osius Park

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The full scope of improvements at Osius Park is almost set for the year. Tuesday, Feb. 20, council approved the latest improvement, $150,000 for Nagel Paving to repave the parking lot. Nagel has been contracted to resurface the tennis courts starting April and now will repave the lot while its equipment is on site. According to […]

Sickmiller honored

The Michigan High School Athletic Association selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Farm Bureau Insurance, in its 29th year of sponsoring the award, will give $1,000 college scholarships to 32 individuals who represent their member schools in at least one sport in which the MHSAA sponsors a […]

Close defeats

Head coach Troy Glasser has seen a vast improvement from his Grosse Pointe South boys basketball team during the last few weeks. Big wins over L’Anse Creuse North, Utica Eisenhower and Romeo put the Blue Devils in the semifinals of the Macomb Area Conference Red/White Division Tournament. The run ended with a 55-50 loss to host Roseville, and then last […]