Powers Chargers blank Goodrich Martians 2-0 for Greater Flint title

By David Fleet Editor Flint — The Goodrich Varsity Boys Baseball team was unable to defend their Greater Flint Title on Memorial Day at Broome Park as the Powers Catholic team closed the door 2-0.. “Powers’ pitching was too powerful,” said Bob Foreback, Martian head coach. Powers Catholic pitchers no hit the Martians and struck […]

GHS Virtual Student of the Month

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — Goodrich High School student Junior Ella Schell was named Virtual Student of the Month for May. Schell, 17 was recognized during the May School Board meeting. She travels nationwide for gymnastics and completed her three of her five virtual classes with As. Schell has competed in gymnastics for more […]

GHS Female Athlete of the Month

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich— Goodrich High School senior Shayla Hukill, was named Athlete of the Month for May. Hukill completed the 2023 Goodrich Varsity Tennis season with a perfect 9-0 record, winning every match. The only loss came in regional competition to Nortre Dame Prep. Hukill has played tennis competitively for about 10 years […]

Goodrich Middle School student tops in Genesee County spelling bee

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — After correctly spelling the word, “apprehend” in the seventh round of the Genesee Intermediate School District spelling bee, Grace Fitch, a Goodrich Middle School eighth grade student was crowned County Champion. On April 27, Fitch, 13, earned the title for the fifth-eighth grade level among 13 participating schools and […]

Brandon bridge builders top in state for second straight year

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — The Brandon High School STEM team Brazen Bridges consisting of Natalie Luttermoser, Inola Wood and Mea Collins placed second along with the Hustle Hawks team of Danielle Hearns, Kaylee Garner and Alonso Cruz-Canales traveled to Lansing to compete at the state level competition. It was the second year Brandon has placed two teams in the top […]

Goodrich Martians, More Martians Robotics at World Championship

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — Just to qualify, FIRST Robotics teams in 59 countries competed in a full winter season of difficult competition and finished in the top tier of squads in regional and statewide battles. On April 19-22, the fierce team competition which included 621 student robotics teams converged at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston for the FIRST Robotics World Championship. Among the Texas-bound teams […]

Brandon students set sail in annual cardboard boat races

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — Last week nine boats set out on a two lap tour of the Brandon swimming pool. Only three returned. Duct tape, cardboard and a swimming pool were part of the 16th annual cardboard race boat physics project that was all about staying dry and staying afloat. Brandon High […]

Blackhawks, Martians split twin bill

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — On April 24, the Brandon Blackhawks and Goodrich Martians Varsity Baseball teams took their rivalry to the diamond and split a doubleheader at Brandon. In the first game, GHS Jordan Conn was the only Goodrich player to get a hit but the Martians were able to capitalize on […]

A new look at discipline: resolving conflicts, repairing harm, healing

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — During the regular meeting of the Brandon Board of Education, Brandon High School Principal Dan Stevens gave a presentation on the high school’s implementation of restorative practices as a possible alternative to traditional disciplinary measures. “A few weeks ago, I had a student come into my office. […]

Martians take two over Marauders 13-1 & 10-5

By David Fleet Editor Ovid-Elsie — On April 15, the Martian Varsity Baseball team traveled to Ovid-Elsie and swept a double header.  In game one the Martians won 13-1 and 10-5 in the nightcap. The highlight of the day was Carson Raether hitting for the cycle. “A cycle is very rare in high school baseball,” […]

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