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July 28, 2014

Bloomfield Hills

Bloomfield Hills graduate, Pilibosian, has signed on to swim for NCAA Division I program

Bloomfield Hills graduate, Pilibosian,  has signed on to swim for NCAA Division I programBloomfield Hills High School graduate Mary Pilibosian has earned the opportunity to swim at the NCAA Division I level, as she has signed with Oakland University.Through her junior year in high school, Pilibosian swam for ...Read More

July 22, 2014

Troy

Troy High grad, Dorsey, has earned the opportunity to play college basketball

Troy High grad, Dorsey, has earned the opportunity to play college basketballFormer Troy High School basketball player Chris Dorsey said he had a “good feeling” he would have an opportunity to play college basketball somewhere — he just didn’t know where.Now he does, as has ...Read More

July 16, 2014

West Bloomfield

Cole shocked and honored to be drafted by Braves

Cole shocked and honored to be drafted by BravesWEST BLOOMFIELD — Whatever he ultimately decides to do with his future, he’s going to hit a home run.Figuratively and literally.In one moment last month, Dazon Cole was heartbroken, less than an hour removed ...Read More

July 15, 2014

Rochester

Rochester Adams graduate went on to earn multiple accolades as NCAA student-athlete

Rochester Adams graduate went on to earn multiple accolades as NCAA student-athleteFor someone who was apprehensive about swimming at the collegiate level, things turned out pretty nicely for Kayla Scott, a graduate of Rochester Adams who went on to attend Wayne State University, where she was part of the ...Read More

July 14, 2014

Shelby Township

Former Eisenhower swimmer, Prentis, has earned All-America status

Former Eisenhower swimmer, Prentis, has earned All-America statusThere aren’t a whole lot of local collegiate athletes walking around who can say that they were part of an NCAA National Championship team, but you can count Kei Cze Prentis as one of them.After graduating from Utica ...Read More

July 9, 2014

Warren

Ex-Cousino hoops player signs with MCC

Ex-Cousino hoops player signs with MCCWhen you’re over 6 feet 5 inches and are a talented prep basketball player, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to get an opportunity to play at the next level.Former Warren Cousino basketball player ...Read More

July 8, 2014

West Bloomfield

Former WB runner earns multiple accolades in freshman season at U-M

Former WB runner earns multiple accolades in freshman season at U-MWEST BLOOMFIELD — While the transition from high school to collegiate athletics can be challenging for many athletes, former West Bloomfield High cross country and track runner Erin Finn seems to have adjusted just ...Read More

July 7, 2014

Shelby Township

Ex-Ike CC/track runner an All-American at WSU

Ex-Ike CC/track runner an All-American at WSUWhen Jen Rock was a junior in high school, she had no aspirations of continuing her track and cross country career in college.In fact, the former Utica Eisenhower runner said she didn’t “think about it at ...Read More

June 25, 2014

St. Clair Shores

Shores resident and former Warren Regina softball player, Brugnoni, transitions to collegiate athletics

Shores resident and former Warren Regina softball player, Brugnoni, transitions to collegiate athleticsAlthough the transition from high school to collegiate athletics can be difficult, former Warren Regina softball player  Monica Brugnoni, who went on to play for Albion College, seems to have adjusted well. Brugnoni ...Read More

June 24, 2014

Oakland County

Oakland County sisters take golf games to Symetra Tour

Oakland County sisters take golf games to Symetra Tour Out on the course, playing professional golf isn’t all that much different for Christine Meier compared to her high school and college days.Hit fairways, hit greens and make some putts.But outside the ropes — ...Read More

June 17, 2014

Fraser

Fraser’s Bryana Opalewski named MCC Female Athlete of the Year

Fraser’s Bryana Opalewski named MCC Female Athlete of the YearFRASER — Bryana Opalewski didn’t have to keep on playing.In fact, some tried to convince her to stop.After playing through what doctors and coaches believed to be a severe case of shin splints, Opalewski was ...Read More

June 16, 2014

Metro Detroit

Local college athletes recognized for accomplishments

Some local collegiate athletes have received recognition for accomplishments in their respective sport.Here’s a list of athletes who have been recognized.Bryana Opalewski (Fraser High School) was selected ...Read More

June 13, 2014

Center Line

Center Line pitcher signs with Lake Erie College

Center Line pitcher signs with Lake Erie CollegeCenter Line High senior pitcher Kyle Lugar will continue his baseball career at Lake Erie College.Lugar, a three-year starter with the Panthers, will join a team that finished 32-22 in 2014.While with Center Line, Lugar ...Read More

May 28, 2014

Troy

Local tennis player, Keating, reflects on opportunity to compete in the NCAA

Local tennis player, Keating, reflects on opportunity to compete in the NCAATROY — If you would have told current Wayne State University and former Troy tennis player Trey Keating as a child that he would eventually earn the opportunity to compete at the NCAA collegiate level, that news may not ...Read More

May 27, 2014

Rochester Hills

Oakland University volleyball has completed ‘outstanding’ spring season

Oakland University volleyball has  completed ‘outstanding’ spring seasonIn what may best be described as a tune-up for the upcoming fall season, Oakland University’s volleyball program completed its nontraditional spring season.The Golden Grizzlies participated in the Premier Tournament, ...Read More

May 22, 2014

Detroit

WSU softball advances to D-II College World Series

WSU softball advances to D-II College World SeriesDETROIT — Wayne State University’s softball team advanced to the NCAA Division II College World Series after defeating the University of Missouri-St. Louis in a best two-of-three series at the NCAA Midwest Super ...Read More

May 21, 2014

Metro Detroit

All the way to nationals

All the way to nationalsOakland Community College softball has concluded its season, but only after making it all the way to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championships.OCC earned a berth into the tournament via ...Read More

May 19, 2014

Birmingham

Former Groves baseball player, Harms, now part of NCAA roster

Former Groves baseball player, Harms, now part of NCAA roster Back when he was a student at Birmingham Groves, Griffin Harms chose to play multiple sports.But his junior year, Harms said that he made a decision that if he wanted to play in college, baseball gave him his “best ...Read More

May 15, 2014

Detroit

Multiple Wayne State University athletic teams earn NCAA Tournament spots

Multiple Wayne State University athletic teams earn NCAA Tournament spotsIt has been a busy time of year for Wayne State University athletics, with multiple teams earning spots in postseason tournaments.Wayne State athletics compete at the NCAA Division II level.Regional champs After ...Read More

May 14, 2014

West Bloomfield

Local football player earns opportunity to take game to NCAA

Local football player earns opportunity to take game to NCAAUp until his junior year at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, if you would have asked Israel Helms, whose hometown is Southfield, about his prospects for making it to the NCAA as a football player, he might have told you he ...Read More

May 13, 2014

Macomb Township

Local football player, Nicholas, is slated to play in the NCAA next season

Local football player, Nicholas, is slated to play in the NCAA next seasonL’Anse Creuse North senior Deiontae Nicholas recently discovered a letter he wrote to himself when he was in grade school.The contents of the letter were in regards to his “dream” of one day playing in the ...Read More

May 7, 2014

Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy to host basketball camp for special needs children

The Annual Titan Club Basketball Camp For Special Needs Players is scheduled to return to the University of Detroit Mercy for the fourth year, as children 12 and older will have an opportunity to practice fundamental ...Read More

May 6, 2014

Rochester Hills

Aiming to build a tradition

Aiming to build a traditionAfter it was announced that Oakland University would be sporting a club football team for the first time in school history for the 2013 season, according to Club Advisor Nic Bongers, the primary reaction from students and ...Read More

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