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Last year’s 49-13 rout by Cass Tech was no fluke. That’s what Novi Catholic Central found out Nov. 24 as the Technicians got ready for the rematch against the Shamrocks. Catholic Central wanted a “grudge rematch” and they got it. The Technicians built a 29-7 lead and never looked back as they silenced the once powerful Novi Catholic Central, 36-21, to win their second straight Division 1 Title in front of a ...

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Cass Tech, Loyola Ford Field bound

Detroit will have two representatives Nov. 24 at Michigan High School Athletic Association’s State Football Finals at Ford Field: Last year’s Division I State Champions, Detroit Public Schools’ Cass Tech, and Catholic High School C-D Champions, Loyola Academy. Cass Tech relied on its speed and high-powered offense as the Technicians (11-2) defeated Lake Orion 34-27 Nov. 17 at Troy Athens High School. Sophom ...

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Bulldogs battle in regional final

The Nov. 10 regional final saw a good outcome for one team of Bulldogs and a not-so-good outcome for another. Loyola High School won the Division 7 Regional Championship. They extended their record to 12-0 as the Bulldogs pounded Britton-Deerfield 32-0 in a contest at Madison Heights Bishop Foley. ...

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Cass Tech holds off Saline, 21-14

Big plays on defense made the long ride back to Detroit a happy one for Cass Tech. The Technicians (10-2) defeated a determined squad from Saline 21-14 Nov. 9 on the road to the MHSAA Regional Final at Saline High School. Defense was the key throughout the game. The Technicians’ defensive unit bent but never broke, as they stopped the Hornets on key third and fourth down plays. ...

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Cass Tech beats Dearborn High, 42-23

Cass Tech won its third straight district crown Nov. 3 in front of their home crowd, but it took some adjustments for the Technicians to put away a very good Dearborn High squad. The game was a lot closer than the 42-23 score indicated. “Penalties hurt us,” said Cass Tech head coach Thomas Wilcher. “Dearborn made a lot of big plays on offense and we had to make a couple of big plays on defense to get back i ...

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East English Village, Loyola: A ‘tail’ of two Bulldogs

There are two Detroit high school teams competing in this weekend’s state football playoffs that share the same mascot, the Bulldog. One school is a newly built Detroit Public School on Detroit’s east side with a co-ed enrollment of 1,200 students. The other school, on Detroit’s northwest side, is a small all-boys Catholic High School opened in 1995 and has a current enrollment of 145. ...

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Cass Tech continues success in girl’s varsity program

While the Cass Tech Football program continues to bask in the glory of last year’s state championship, there’s one program at the Detroit Public School that has been winning for years. Over the last eight years, the Cass Tech girls volleyball program been a winning tradition. This year was no different as the Lady Technicians won their sixth title in eight years, defeating their biggest archrival, Renaissan ...

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Western International looking to rebuild volleyball program, tradition

Coaching the sport of volleyball since 1993, head coach Brenda Henry was to bring the pride and dignity to the girls’ volleyball program at Western International High School. The Cowgirls (10-2) recently finished third place at this year’s PSL Championship held at Western. Although they ultimately lost, the Cowgirls made it to the semi-finals this year, defeating the Denby Lady Tars in three straight matche ...

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Prep Football Roundup — Week 9

Martin Luther King High won its first PSL Title since 2009 at this year’s Detroit Public School Championship at Ford Field Oct. 19. The newly crowned champion Crusaders and the defending champions, the East English Village Academy Bulldogs — formerly Finney High — put on a game that kept the sparse but energetic crowd on the edge of their seats. ...

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