My Michigan Hero; America and Me essay contest winner

My Michigan Hero by Amelia Sweet I was introduced to my hero about 13 years ago. I have to say, that was probably one of the best moments of my life. My hero doesn’t wear a uniform or a cape, but she goes by the name Mom. My mom wakes up everyday with pain radiating […]

Scholastic Art Awards

Five students from Brandon High School won in the Scholastics Art competition for their drawings and photography Senior Jada Jordan won honorable mention for her photo ‘Barn Light’. Freshman Leeanna Roman won a silver key for her charcoal drawing ‘Truce’. Senior Rachel Foltz won honorable mention for her drawing ‘Ghost Rider’. Senior McKenzie Lobbestael won […]

Scholastic Art Awards

On Feb. 5, Brandon Middle School students Lynn Knoblauch and Keegan Green, won honorable mention in the Scholastic Art Awards at the Detroit Film Theater at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Knoblauch won in the painting category while Green won in mixed media category. Their work is on display at the College for Creative Studies […]

Stars come out for Bullies Reality

Stars come out for Bullies Reality

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Goodrich-The middle school hosted the Bullies Reality team on Nov. 13. —a one-on-one with stars and their battles with bullying. The celebrities who shared their stories included James Huling from Big Brother, Delaney Henderson from the Netflix documentary ‘Audrie and Daisy’, Jackie Isabel Ibarra from the Amazing Race and Big […]

Goodrich Equestrian team third in states

Goodrich Equestrian team third in states

From left, Curtice DeSota, Aubrey Stockwell, McKenzie Melosh, Cassidy Bartkowiak, Rebecca King, Barbara Higdon, Shelbie Edgett, Racheal King, Julia Foster and Collin DeSota. Photo provided. From Oct. 12-15, Goodrich High School participated in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association (MIHA) State Championship meet at the Midland County Fairgrounds. Forty Michigan high school equestrian teams qualified to […]

Blackhawks top Avondale on field goal as time expires

By David Fleet Editor With just 1.8 seconds left on a cold, wet football field at Avondale High School—the Brandon Blackhawks etched their mark in school history when Conner Burke hit a 25-yard field goal capping a come from behind 45-44 win in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 27. “Avondale called time […]

Brandon Homecoming

Dear Ortonville-Brandon Community, On Oct.10, 1903, the very first homecoming celebration in America took place at Northern Illinois University. In 1911, the University of Missouri’s athletic director, Chester Brewer, shouted from the hilltop for all Missouri Alumni to “come home” and help to cheer for the team in their annual football game against the Kansas […]

Vehicle City Gridiron Classic

On Aug. 24, Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium will be the site of the Vehicle City Gridiron Classic. At 1 p.m., Goodrich will play Bendle at 4 p.m. Flushing takes on Linden and at 7 p.m. Carman-Ainsworth will play Grand Blanc. The Vehicle City Gridiron Classic will kick-off the football season in Flint and Genesee County. […]