September 19, 2019

Norsemen dig early deficit

The Grosse Pointe North football team went on the road for the first time this season, battling division opponent L’Anse Creuse North. The Norsemen fell 42-0, falling to 0-2 in the Macomb Area Conference White Division and 0-3 overall. “Although the scoreboard didn’t show it, we played a better game than we did last week against Utica,” head coach Joe […]

Blue Devils post solid times

The Grosse Pointe South girls cross-country team placed fourth out of 15 at the 51st annual Huron Invitational last weekend at Willow Metropark. South was led by freshman Kelly Gavagan, who covered the course in a personal-record time of 22:38. Gavagan was followed by sophomore Maria Liburdi at 22:39. South’s third medalist was senior Miya Bowman at 22:59. Varsity South […]

Knights need mojo

The University Liggett School boys tennis team finished 0-2-1 in last weekend’s Holly Invitational. The Knights tied Holly 4-4, and lost 8-0 to Utica Eisenhower and 7-1 to Rockford. “We didn’t play up to our potential,” head coach Mark Sobieralski said. “We were inconsistent.” The Knights, without No. 1 singles player William Cooksey, were led by George Anusbigian at No. […]

See it fly

Grosse Pointe North junior varsity baseball coach Mark Orr took part in the Pal Hitters Challenge at The Corner Ballpark at the old Tiger Stadium at the end of August and took several swings. Orr played college baseball and was a standout in high school. Orr has coached baseball at Grosse Pointe South and the past several years at Grosse […]

North beats PHN; South falls twice

After two tournaments, head coach Chelsea Brozo had a clearer vision as to who would be in her lineup as the Norsemen began division play last week with a home match against Port Huron Northern. The Norsemen played well, winning 25-20, 24-26, 25-21, 25-11 to go 1-0 in the Macomb Area Conference White Division. Hannah Davis and Madeline Dodenhoff led […]

Knights get pair of fifth-place finishes

The University Liggett School cross-country teams each finished fifth in last week’s first Catholic League jamboree held at Young Patriots Park in Riverview. “Both teams did a great job, despite the heat and humidity,” head coach Colleen Mellon said. Royal Oak Shrine won the girls meet with 61 points, just ahead of Allen Park Cabrini with 63. Clarkston Everest Collegiate […]

Blue Devils blank division opponent

The Grosse Pointe South boys tennis team blanked division foe Port Huron Northern 8-0 last week, improving to 1-0-1 in the Macomb Area Conference Red Division. In eight matches, the Blue Devils lost only five games. It was the shortest match between the league rivals in a dozen years. Freshmen Connor Stafford and Corbin Ifkovits won 6-0, 6-0, and 6-0, […]

ULS wins big

The University Liggett School football team beat visiting Marine City Cardinal Mooney 30-0 in its home opener last weekend. “We did a good job on both sides of the ball,” head coach Dan Cimini said. “The offensive and defensive lines were solid. They gave Ian (Narva) time to throw and they helped our run game. “The defense was great. They […]

Blue Devils tie Tars

The Grosse Pointe South boys soccer team played a 1-1 draw with host Anchor Bay early last week. The Macomb Area Conference White Division foes stood nose to nose and neither team blinked as they played well in the heat and humidity. For head coach Francesco Cilano and his Blue Devils, Pedro Mozzaquardo scored the lone goal. The Blue Devils […]