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Thanksgiving Day Special Program Schedule

10am Aspen One Hour Football Show

12Noon Aspen One Hour Football Show

1pm – Hanover-Horton at Grass Lake

3:30pm – Lumen Christi at Jackson

7pm – Northwest at Western

9:30pm – Monroe St. Mary CC at Lumen Christi

News

Career Center Hosting Pipeline Discovery Day

Tim Rogers, Dan Draper and Kim Medlock with Bart

Tim Rogers, Dan Draper and Kim Medlock with Bart

Enterprise Group CEO Tim Rogers, Jackson Area Career Center Assistant Principal Dan Draper and JCISD Communications Coordinator Kim Medlock invite the community to join Jackson’s most exciting manufacturing and educational programs for a FREE all-ages showcase and adventure through Jackson County’s STEM learning opportunities.  This fun and unique exploration event will provide hands-on engineering, science and manufacturing activities – and connects students and their families to Jackson’s powerhouse of learning programs available in these fields.  The event runs from 4pm to 7pm December 3rd and includes dinner.  Other guests:  BuilderWalk with Andy Woell, General Materials;  Beth Landis, Spring Arbor University’s “Hanging of the Greens”, Friday, December 5th;  Pat Beffel, Jackson Symphony Orchestra Guild Holiday Ball and Auction, Saturday, December 6.  Tickets available here and the online auction is live here;  Rod Malloy, Executive Director, Dahlem;  Ric Walton, The Walton Insurance Group;  Pet of the Week with Sue Lovell, Cascades Humane Society;  Jackson Vice-Mayor Derek Dobies.

20th Annual All A-Merry-Can Christmas Show Planned

Jan Meyer, Michael Cicirelli and Barb Palmer

Jan Meyer, Michael Cicirelli and Barb Palmer

The 20th annual All A-Merry-Can Christmas Show will be presented December 5th at 7pm and December 6th at 2pm at the Michigan Theatre of Jackson.  The annual Christmas variety show features dozens of performers in song, dance and skit and is produced by Jan Meyer, directed by Barb Palmer.  The two, along with performer Michael Cicirelli invited viewers to attend, bringing non-perishable food and personal hygiene items for admission.  The mission of the annual show is to end hunger in Jackson.  Other guests:  Amy Reimann, Director, Ella Sharp Museum of Art and History, with new pop-up shop “Ella Downtown” in the Dupuis building, opening Wednesday, November 26th;  Gary Siegrist, Naturalist, Dahlem;  Betsy Vickers, Corey Warren, Jacque Liebner and Karley Miller, presenting “Straight Talk”, December 6th at Western High School.  The event is free, beginning at 4pm, and sponsored by WAI-IAM and A Healing Place;  Mollie Burchett, Sycamore Baptist Church;  Russ Jennings, McThirsty’s;  Brian Surgener, Jackson Coffee Co.

Holiday Gift Ideas

George Webster with Bart

George Webster with Bart

As part of Shop Local Saturday, downtown merchants Wendy Clifton from A Frame Above and George Webster from P&T Cycling and Fitness shared some ideas for Christmas gift giving.  Christmas shoppers are invited to take advantage of specials, entertainment, refreshments and more as they shop in locally-owned stores this Saturday.  Other guests:  64th District State Representative Earl Poleski;  Steve LaFay, Here 4 You Hearing Center;  Coffee Talk with Robert Ernst, Jackson Coffee Company;  a visit to Paragon Charter Academy for Native American Day.

Prosecutor Organizes Drug Abuse Summit

Mike Hirst and Jerry Jarzynka with Bart

Mike Hirst and Jerry Jarzynka with Bart

Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Jerry Jarzynka is organizing a day-long summit to focus on the devastating problem of heroin use in our community and in particular, the connection and relationship between prescription drugs and heroin.  Mike Hirst, founder of “Andy’s Angels” is one of the presenters, on the topic of Family Impact.   Four additional panel sessions will be offered.  The event is free and open to the public, and lunch will be provided.  The location:  Jackson College, Potter Center, Snyder Dining Commons, Friday December 5th from 8am to 4pm.    Guest registration at Jacksondrugsummit.org.  Other guests:  Andrew Sargeant, Jackson Recreation Department;  a visit to the Video Production classes at Northwest High School with teacher Marnie Hade;  Jackson Coffee Company’s “Coffee Talk” with Robert Ernst;  Bella Notte owner Greg Walker with new Head Chef Megan Vilminot and Front of House Manager Brandon Stewart;  Ric Walton, Walton Insurance Group.

JPS-CFH Partnership Improving Student Health & Education

Molly Kaser and Jeff Beal

Molly Kaser and Jeff Beal

The Center for Family Health’s three Jackson Public School-based health centers are realizing successful outcomes of their primary goals.  Overall health of children has improved since the first center opened in 2005, children have better and easier access to health care and students are missing less class time due to health issues. Jackson Public Schools Superindendent Jeff Beal and Center for Family Health CEO Molly Kaser noted nearly 5,000 visits were recorded at the three centers in the last calendar year.    The Centers have provided both physical and emotional health resources to administrators and teachers.    The Centers are housed at the Middle School at Parkside, Northeast Elementary and Jackson High School.  The Northeast clinic also offers dental services.  Other guests:  Cheryl Graham, Manager, Re-Store at Habitat for Humanity;  Kim Hastings, Executive Director, Jackson School of the Arts;  Jeff Beagle, Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot;  Jackson High School Principal Barbara Baird-Pauli with students Parker Wilkinson and Samantha Simonetti, “Thanksgiving Giving”.

Downtown Christmas Parade Friday

Ed Hatfield

Ed Hatfield

The 2014 Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade steps off at 6pm Friday, beginning at Michigan Avenue at First Street, traveling east to Mechanic Street.  All floats and entries will be lighted and keeping with the theme “The 12 Days of Christmas”.  Parade organizer Ed Hatfield, who has been with the parade for all of its 26 years, invited parade attendees to have their photo taken with Santa at the Michigan Theatre following the parade.  The Theatre will provide hot chocolate and a free Christmas movie.  Other guests:  Linda Kline, Area Manager, MedExpress Urgent Care;  Monica Moser, President and CEO, Jackson Community Foundation;  Northwest Elementary students Madison David and Kalomb Tooker with teacher Mandy Kennedy;  John Spink, Nite Lites with Christine Gorton, Miss Jackson Crossroads;  Sue Lovell, Cascades Humane Society’s Pet of the Week.

Sports

Lumen Christi’s Khari Willis named JTV Sports Player of the Year

Willis POY

By Larry Jacobson, JTV Sports

From a pure numbers perspective, the ‘nuts and bolts’ of Khari Willis – Lumen Christi’s standout senior running back and one of four finalists for the state’s Player of the Year – are staggering. Consider this year’s totals, which rank as one of the greatest single-season rushing marks in state history:

  • 2,800 rushing yards and 30 touchdowns.
  • 11.6 yards per carry and 233 yards per game.
  • 50 carries and 412 yards in the season-ending playoff loss to Monroe St. Mary’s.

But this is the best part about knowing the young man: He’s an even better person than he is a football player.

When asked who he turns to for advice or guidance, on or off the playing field, Khari motioned to his father, John, sitting a few feet away from him.

“My dad’s never forced me into anything,” Khari said. “He’s always let me choose what it is I want to do, and then he helps me get better at it. But he’s always let me take that first step.”

“I’ve always told my kids that I don’t care what they do, I just want them to do it well,” John Willis said. “Once they’ve made the decision to do something, I want them to work as hard as they can at it.”

And working hard is something that Khari also does well.

“I’ll have a list of things I want to get done during a typical day,” said John, the Director of the Martin Luther King Center in Jackson. “But sometimes I’ll just get started and Khari will come in and say ‘Pop, I need another workout,’ and off we go. He’s a very hard worker and he’s always pushing himself to get better. At the same time it’s allowed us to spend a lot of time together and to bond as father and son. I’m very thankful for that.”

Khari is a pretty quiet person – sticking mostly to himself and those he’s closest to, like family and his teammates. And he’s very careful with social media.

“I try to stay away from that stuff,” he said. “It’s mostly negative and you’ll just end up in trouble if you get too involved in it. I tell people, if you want to talk to me that badly, call me.”

And dad’s influence is there, too.

“I’ve tried to communicate with all the kids the dangers of social media,” John said. “They need to understand that anything they do – any comment, any picture, any tweet – is out there forever. And there are people out there just waiting to pounce on any little thing.”

As for his Lumen Christi career, it’s been a heck of a journey.

“The thing I’ll remember the most from high school is the relationships I built with my teammates,” he said. “I came out of my shell a little bit and I developed relationships and became friends with a lot of people I probably wouldn’t have had it not been for football. It’s allowed me to work on my leadership skills and to gain that confidence. I always wanted to get better and better, to work harder and harder, and be the type of person that got out front and said ‘follow me.’” He smiled when reflecting on the 2014 Titans, who came a single point from advancing to the state semifinals. “I remember the team getting together back in the summer and we all sort of looked at each other like ‘okay, here we go.’ Our offensive line just got better and better as the season went on.”

Of that season-ending crusher, the 27-26 loss in the Regional Final, he could only shake his head.

“Tough loss,” he said – and he let that sort of hang there for a moment.

There were other nuggets gleaned from our conversation, such as…

What would you like for Christmas?

          “I have everything I need, really, as long as my family’s around me. Some new clothes would be nice, though.”

What video game system to you prefer?

          “Definitely the X-Box One,” he said. “And I like the sports games. NCAA football and NBA basketball. Devin (Edwards – his teammate and friend) thinks he can beat me but he really can’t. I beat him all the time.”

  • Note: We’ll discuss that with Devin at a later time!

On teasing from his brother, Terrell:

          “He gets on me pretty good, but I’m used to it. He said if he’d been allowed to carry the ball as much as I did, he would have run for over 3,000 yards in a season.” (Khari finished 2014 with 2,800.)

On who will win the college football national championship this year when I suggested Ohio State:

          “I don’t think Jameis Winston will allow Florida State to lose. I mean, he makes some bone-headed decisions off the field, but on the field he’s a tough competitor.”

After high school, Khari will head north to Lansing to play football for Michigan State, although he’s not sure yet which position he’ll play. Despite all of his success and accolades on offense in high school, he wouldn’t mind a switch to defense.

“Football is football and I just love to play it,” he said. “I’d play offensive line if I could. But it might be more fun to hit guys for a change rather than being the target.”

To this, his father smiled and nodded.

“As a dad, it’s hard seeing your kid get hit so hard all the time,” John said. “I try not to think about it too much, but it can be hard to watch.”

In the long term, Khari envisions attending law school and becoming a defense attorney, and he has the smarts and the moxie to make a good one. But before any of that – before graduation and MSU and more football – there’s the upcoming basketball season to consider.

“We’re going to be really good,” he said of this year’s Titans. “We have a target on our backs, and that’s a good thing. We want that. We want the expectations to be high.”

The college and high school recruiting services (such as Rivals, Scout & ESPN.com) use a 1-to-5 star system to classify the best and the brightest. They watch video tape and measure statistics like size and speed. But I wonder if they ever spend time with these young men. I wonder if they ever get to know them.

Rivals and Scout, two of the largest recruiting services, give Khari Willis three or four stars, but I’m going to disagree with them.

This young man, on and off the field, is five star all the way.

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Hanover-Horton’s Johnnie Stewart named JTV Sports Coach of the Year

Stewart guided Hanover-Horton to best season ever; looks to make it the norm

By Mike Moore

Staff Writer

Hanover – The shock and the awe, the celebration and the excitement, it was all a direct result of the greatness displayed on the field all fall.

If Johnnie Stewart gets his wish, the 2014 season will become the norm with the Hanover-Horton football program, and not the exception.

But taking a step back, focusing on the here and now, and appreciating this season for what it was, Stewart was an easy choice for the 2014 JTV Sports Football Coach of the Year.

Stewart COY2“This was a very special year,” Stewart said earlier this week. “In all my years of coaching, this is going to be one group and one season I’ll truly miss.”

The Comets seemingly made history at every step this fall.

Their 8-2 final record was the best in program history. The trip to the Division 6 playoffs was just the fourth such event, ever. The 6-1 mark in the Cascades Conference was the best since joining in 1976. The 282 points scored was third best in program history and the 189 allowed was the lowest since 2002.

Needless to say, it was a year of records, and none of it surprised Stewart.

“Last year, that’s when we had the feeling this team could do some things,” he explained. “One of the perks we do for a living is the strength training. We saw what they did in the weight room. We saw how agile they were. We know their families, and when you saw what they did in the classroom and the weight room and you knew how close they were, you just saw it.”

Stewart shared head-coaching duties with Matt Resor in 2012, guiding the Comets to a 3-6 year with a team starting almost all sophomores.

Last year he assumed the top spot within the program, and Hanover went 4-5.

This fall, those ripe sophomores had become seasoned veterans

“If you look at the collegiate level, you kind of see the success that’s had when you have the same kids for three years,” Stewart said. “I’m not tooting my own horn, but that’s what we did. When these seniors were sophomores, we threw them into the fire three years ago. When we took over, we were trying to absorb two small classes, back to back.”

“Of the 13 seniors we had on varsity this year, most of them were starters as sophomores,” he continued. “And on top of that, the quality of these kids was exceptional. We didn’t have any problem guys, no wise guys or off-the-field trouble.”

Hanover opened the season in style, shutting out Concord 28-0. The second week brought about a forfeit from East Jackson, but there was little rust to be had in a 30-13 pounding of Addison and a 42-21 victory against Michigan Center that followed.

Controversy swirled on so many levels and in so many ways when the Comets fell to Manchester 18-16, but the guys never let it linger.

They roared back with a 20-7 victory against Vandercook Lake in Week 5 and a 40-12 drubbing of Napoleon the following weekend.

But the main event came Oct. 17 when Hanover took on Grass Lake, and in a game few may have given them a chance to win, well, that’s exactly what they did.

The 34-28 victory against the Warriors snapped a 12-game losing streak in the series.

The win was the first over Grass Lake since a 14-0 decision in 2001.

Hanover closed the regular season with a 50-48 thriller over Quincy before falling to Hillsdale in the Division 6 playoff opener.

“Each game we played was huge for us because we were a team that wanted to make history for this program,” Stewart said. “When that’s your objective, you can’t let any get away.”

And they didn’t. But when asked why, or what made this year’s team so special, the Comets’ coach just laughed.

“Truthfully, we weren’t that good,” he said. “On paper, we’re not the best team around. We didn’t have the old-school football players. We won because these kids gave 110 percent and never quit. It sounds cliché, but that’s the truth. … We were the example of why this game is a team sport”

And now, seasons like this become the norm, right?

“I certainly hope so, or why stick with it?” Stewart boasted. “Sustaining this success will be the key, that’s for sure. But this was a year that captivated the community. There was that, ‘oh my God they made playoffs’ feeling this year. We want the reverse to be the case, when people are shocked when we don’t make it. … We have all the pieces in place here to make this a consistent winner.”

Including the coach.

Thanksgiving Day on JTV

15740829632_c8dbca088b_kTune into JTV and jtv.tv for special High School Football Programming all day.

At 10am, noon and 6pm we’ll air our season recap on the Aspen One Hour Football Show featuring our top Games of the Year, JTV Sports Coach of the Year and JTV Sports Player of the Year.

Below is our game schedule for Thanksgiving Day.  Thank you to all our viewers, advertisers and supporters for another great season of High School Football on JTV.  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

1pm – Hanover-Horton at Grass Lake

3:30pm – Lumen Christi at Jackson

7pm – Northwest at Western

9:30pm – Monroe St. Mary CC at Lumen Christi

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Weekend Broadcast Schedule

IMG_9816Saturday 1pm and 7pm and Sunday 3:30pm – Monroe St. Mary CC at Lumen Christi

 

Saturday 3:30pm and 9:30pm and Sunday 9:30pm – Hanover-Horton at Grass Lake

 

Sunday 1pm and 7pm – Michigan Center at Vandercook Lake

MHSAA State Semifinal Football Games

IMG_0477Division 1

East Kentwood (11-1) vs. Clarkston (12-0) Sat 1pm at Brighton

Saline (11-1) vs. Detroit Cass Tech (12-0) Sat 1pm at Troy Athens

Division 2

Muskegon Mona Shores (11-1) vs. Farmington Hills Harrison (10-2) Sat 1pm at Howell

Southfield (9-3) vs. Warren DeLaSalle (9-3) Sat 1pm at Novi

Division 3

Muskegon (11-1) vs. Zeeland West (12-0) Sat 1pm at Rockford

Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (10-2) vs. New Boston Huron (11-1) Sat 1pm at Dearborn

Division 4

Grand Rapids South Christian (10-2) vs. Edwardsburg (11-1) Sat 3pm at Jackson

Lansing Sexton (12-0) vs. Country Day (8-4) Sat 1pm at Fenton

Division 5

Menominee (12-0) vs. GR West Catholic (12-0) Sat 11am at Superior Dome

Lansing Catholic (12-0) vs. Almont (12-0) Sat 1pm at Ortonville Brandon

Division 6

Boyne City (12-0) vs. Ithaca (12-0) Sat 2pm at Midland

NorthPointe Christian (12-0) vs. Monroe St. Mary CC (11-1) Sat 1pm at Harper Creek

Division 7

Ishpeming (11-0) vs. Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (11-1) Sat 2pm at Superior Dome

Pewamo-Westphalia (10-2) vs. Detroit Loyola (12-0) Sat 11am at Jackson

Division 8

Munising (11-1) vs. Beal City (10-2) Fri 7pm at Superior Dome

Muskegon Catholic Central (12-0) vs. Harbor Beach (12-0) Sat 1pm at Alma College

SAU Men improve to 6-0

Prather_ACSPRING ARBOR, Mich. – After trailing late in the second half, the Spring Arbor University men’s basketball team rallied back in the final minutes to defeat Alma College 63-61 in front of an energetic crowd inside the SAU Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.

 

Sophomore Thomas Starks buried a three-pointer with 43 seconds remaining to tie the game before junior Xavier Prather drove to the basket and sank an acrobatic layup with 2.6 seconds left to keep the Cougars unbeaten.

 

Prather led the way with 14 points followed by freshman Zach Medendorp with 13. Junior Greg Hamilton and sophomore Caleb Hogans added 12 apiece while Starks collected a game-high 11 rebounds.

 

The first half proved to be very tight seeing five ties and seven lead changes. Alma (0-1) came charging out of the gates hitting 56 percent of its shots, including five three-pointers to stay close with the red-hot Cougars through the first 20 minutes.

 

With five minutes to play in the opening period and the score tied 26-26, a 6-0 Spring Arbor run gave the home team its largest lead of the game. Alma would trim the deficit to one with less than a minute to go before halftime, but Prather – with a glimpse of things to come – hit a driving layup just before the buzzer to give SAU a 36-33 lead at the break.

 

In the second half, Spring Arbor pushed its lead back to six, 44-38, at the 11:52 mark, but the Scots refused to go away. Alma would hit three triples to fuel a 16-5 run to grab a 54-49 advantage with 5:16 remaining in the contest.

 

Trailing by five with less than two minutes to play, the Cougars would end the game on a 7-0 run to complete the dramatic come-from-behind victory. Prather hit a jumper in the paint to narrow the gap to two at the 1:51 mark.

 

After the Scots missed a pair of free throws, Starks would knock down a huge three to knot the score at 61-61. With 13 seconds left, Alma would have a chance to retake the lead at the charity stripe, but, again, would miss both attempts, setting the stage for Prather’s heroics.

 

Alma finished the night shooting 46 percent (22-for-48) from the field – hitting 11 three-pointers – while Spring Arbor shot 36 percent (20-for-55). The difference came at the free throw line where the Cougars would convert on 20 of 33 attempts compared to the Scots, who got to the stripe 13 times and made just six shots. The Cougars also held a commanding edge on the glass, out-rebounding the visitors 41-28.

 

Up next, Spring Arbor (6-0) will visit Rochester College, who is receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 Poll, on Friday, Nov. 21. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Spring Arbor Holds Off Siena Heights to Remain Unbeaten

Prather_SHUSPRING ARBOR, Mich. – The Spring Arbor University men’s basketball team held off a feisty Siena Heights University squad to win 65-59 on Wednesday night and remain unbeaten.

 

After trailing by 10 in the second half, Siena Heights narrowed the deficit to two with 1:01 left on the clock. However, on the ensuing possession, junior Greg Hamilton made a terrific move, driving to the basket and hitting a layup with 29 seconds to play to help seal the victory.

 

The win moved the Cougars to 5-0 on the season while the Saints slipped to 2-2.

 

Siena Heights took advantage of SAU turnovers early, building a 14-13 lead less than eight minutes into the game. However, the Cougars would answer with a 12-2 run, capped by a fastbreak alley-oop from Drew Zuidema to Jimmy Kodet, and would never trail again.

 

A jumper from Tyler Hughes at the 4:47 mark gave Spring Arbor its largest lead of the game, 34-23, but the visitors would score the final six points of the half and trail 34-29 at the break.

 

In the second half, the Cougars looked ready to pull away several times, but Siena Heights responded to every SAU to stay in the game.

 

Sophomore Thomas Starks hit a free throw with 7:44 remaining to give Spring Arbor a 52-42 advantage, but the Cougars would go nearly six minutes without a field goal, allowing the Saints to claw their way back.

 

Back-to-back buckets from SHU’s George Goodman made it a one possession game with less than a minute to go, but Hamilton answered for the Cougars to hold off the late charge.

 

Senior Collin Hewitt continued his solid start with a team-high 13 points hitting 3-of-4 shots from behind the arc. Hamilton and senior Xavier Prather followed with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Starks grabbed eight rebounds to go along with seven points while sophomore Caleb Hogans had six points and six assists.

 

Goodman paced the Saints with 16 points and Stone Beckwith added 11.

 

Spring Arbor shot 45 percent (24-for-53) from the field while Siena Heights hit 41 percent (24-for-58) of its shots. The Cougars also got 35 points off the bench compared to just 14 from the Saints.

 

Up next, SAU will host Alma College on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.

MHSAA Football Playoffs – Regional Final Schedule

Division 1

R1: Hudsonville (7-4) at East Kentwood (10-1) – S 1:00 PM
R2: Walled Lake Central (9-2) at Clarkston (11-0) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Canton (9-2)  at Saline (10-1)  - F 7:00 PM
R4: Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (8-3) at Detroit Cass Tech (11-0) – S 1:00 PM

Division 2

R1: Battle Creek Lakeview (9-1) at Muskegon Mona Shores (10-1) – F 7:00 PM
R2: Flushing (9-2) at Farmington Hills Harrison (9-2) – S 1:00 PM
R3: Southfield (8-3) at Wyandotte Roosevelt (9-2) – F 7:00 PM
R4: Warren DeLaSalle (8-3) at Birmingham Brother Rice(11-0) – S 11:30 AM at Berkley

Division 3

R1: Petoskey (9-2) at Muskegon (10-1) – S 1:00 PM at Holton
R2: Lowell (10-1) at Zeeland West (11-0) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Mason (8-3) at Orchard Lake St Mary’s (9-2) – S 1:00 PM
R4: Redford Thurston (8-3) at New Boston Huron (10-1) – F 7:00 PM

Division 4

R1: Whitehall (9-2) at Grand Rapids South Christian (9-2) – F 7:00 PM at Byron Center
R2: Eaton Rapids (8-3) at Edwardsburg (10-1) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Richmond (10-1) at Lansing Sexton (11-0) – S 1:00 PM
R4: Detroit Country Day (7-4) at Chelsea (9-2) – F 7:00 PM

Division 5

R1: Freeland (10-1) at Menominee (11-0) – S 2:00 PM
R2: Reed City (9-2) at Grand Rapids West Catholic (11-0) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Flint Powers Catholic (8-3) at Lansing Catholic (11-0) – F 7:00 PM at Holt Jr. High
R4: River Rouge (10-1) at Almont (11-0) – F 7:00 PM

Division 6

R1: Leroy Pine River (8-3) at Boyne City (11-0) – F 7:00 PM
R2: Madison Heights Madison (9-2) at Ithaca (11-0) – S 1:00 PM
R3: Watervliet (10-1) at Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian (10-1) – S 1:00 PM
R4: Monroe St Mary Catholic Central (10-1) at Jackson Lumen Christi (11-0) – S 7:00 PM

Division 7

R1: Traverse City St Francis (9-2) at Ishpeming (10-0) – F 8:00 PM at NMU
R2: Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (10-1) at Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker (11-0) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Bridgman (8-2) at Pewamo-Westphalia (9-2) – F 7:30 PM
R4: New Lothrop (11-0) at Detroit Loyola (11-0) – F 6:00 PM at U of D Jesuit
Division 8

R1: Munising (10-1) at Crystal Falls Forest Park (9-1) – S 7:00 PM at NMU – Superior Dome
R2: Baldwin (10-1) at Beal City (9-2) – F 7:00 PM
R3: Mendon (10-1) at Muskegon Catholic Central (11-0) – S 1:00 PM
R4: Morenci (10-1) at Harbor Beach (11-0) – S 2:00 PM

For more info visit the MHSAA

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