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Grapplers set to hit mats for postseason

February 4, 2014

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Fraser seniors Jon Hill and John Wiseman wrestle during a practice earlier this season. Fraser will take on Chippewa Valley to open up districts on Feb. 5 at Sterling Heights Stevenson.

METRO DETROIT — Wrestlers from all over the state are set to embark on what they, their teammates and coaches hope is a run that ends with a state title.

The 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association state wrestling playoffs begin with the district round, set for Feb. 5-6 at various sites. Individual districts take place Feb. 8. Team and individual regionals are slated for Feb. 12 and Feb. 15, respectively.

The team state finals take place Feb. 21-22 at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. Individual state finals are Feb. 27-March 1 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Team champions from the C & G coverage area include Rochester Adams in 1998, Warren Lincoln in 1994, Mount Clemens in 1989, Madison Heights Madison in 1969 and Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day in 1978.

For information on the state playoffs, including district match pairings and times, check Check back with for match recaps throughout the state tournament.


November 16, 2015

Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day

Thanks to two early scores, some lock-down defense, and a touchdown with just 5:25 remaining in regulation, the Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day football team picked up a 20-13 victory against Milan High in a Division 4 regional final on Nov. 14 and earned this week’s Team of the Week honor. Country Day, which had outscored its opponents 78-7 in the district round, advanced to the state semifinals for the second year in a row. The Yellowjackets (11-1) face Flint Powers Catholic (10-2) at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at West Bloomfield High.

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