Keiran Rahmaan


Grosse Pointe South senior Keiran Rahmaan is one of those special swimmers who wins every race in his mind before he even touches the water, thanks to a mental game that is just as strong as his physical one. The four-time All American envisions his every move before stepping on the starting block. He imagines taking his mark. He anticipates […]

Racing For Kids kicks off 34th season in St. Petersburg, Fla.

With three years of pandemic restrictions in the rearview mirror, Racing For Kids was back on track with two special in-person events as part of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete — the season-opening race of the 2023 NTT INDYCAR Series. First off, Racing For Kids brought AJ Foyt Racing’s Santino Ferrucci to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in […]

TIFA proposes more residential programs

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The proposed upcoming TIFA budget, which applies to most of the Cabbage Patch area, features increased spending for residential property improvements. Increases include more money for homeowners to install popular pedestrian front-yard lighting pedestals, while, on the commercial side, also allocating money for streetscape improvements in the Kercheval and Charlevoix business districts. Board members of the […]

North girls hoops keeps rolling in playoffs, wins regional title


For a while last Tuesday, March 7, chances looked uncertain if Grosse Pointe North’s girls varsity basketball team would play for a regional title, until senior Annabel Ayrault hit a three-point, buzzer-beating shot in overtime, lifting the Norsemen 55-52 over Dakota and sending North into the regional final. From there, North looked unstoppable in the regional championship game Thursday, March […]

United gymnastics beams with pride over Top 10 finals finish


Described by their head coach as “a team who never gave up on themselves or teammates,” Grosse Pointe United Varsity Gymnastics (GPUG) took that tenacious attitude and nailed a 10th-place finish at the Division 2 state championship meet March 10 and 11, at Lakeland High School in White Lake. It is the program’s highest finish since 2014, when the team […]

South boys get long-awaited district trophy, advance to regional final


Three decades. That is how long it’s been since Grosse Pointe South boys basketball was able to call itself district champions. That changed last Friday, March 10, when the Blue Devils defeated Harper Woods 68-45 to claim their first district title since 1992. “We didn’t stress or take too much time talking about how it had been 30 years since […]

Norsemen, Knights’ playoff hopes end early


Boys basketball playoffs began last week as the district round tipped off Wednesday, March 8. For Grosse Pointe North and University Liggett, it would be the beginning and the end of their respective playoff runs as both teams found themselves eliminated in the district semifinal round.  North The Norsemen entered last Wednesday as the hosts of the district tournament in […]

Election season about to start … again


THE GROSSE POINTES — With last November’s election still visible in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start the process all over again, this time for non-partisan city council and municipal judgeships. In the City, Shores and Woods, all open seats go directly to the Nov. 7 general election, regardless of how many people file to run. In the Farms […]

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Good deeds in GP


In light of the recent tragedy at Michigan State University that struck Grosse Pointe and the outpouring of care and generosity that followed, the Grosse Pointe News is starting this feature to recognize people, groups and businesses that go out of their way to help serve the community. If you have a suggestion, let us know at media@grossepointenews.com. Fresh Farms […]