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Rochester, Warren

Local baseball players selected to national team

September 17, 2013

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Pierce Banks, right, and Parker Yocca were selected to the U-16 national baseball team.

Utica Ford II sophomore Pierce Banks played in the USSSA All-American baseball games Aug. 8-11.

Banks, a Sterling Heights resident, was also one of 15 athletes selected out of 150 to play on the U-16 national team that will compete for a gold medal in an international competition next August in Kissimmee, Fla.

Pictured are Banks, left, and Parker Yocca of Rochester. He was also selected to the national team.


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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