County Line Cup: Goodrich 6-Brandon 1

By David Fleet Editor Brandon — A big win for the Martians at Brandon retaining the County Line Cup. On Sept. 19 Martians defeated the Blackhawks 6-1 behind goals from Caeden Rossell (5), and Ben Ashley. Assists from Conner Rhodes (2), Brady Mikels (2), and Peyton Mullane. Player of the Game, voted by his peers, […]

Salute to Service: Brandon 62-Clio 18

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.— The Ortonville VFW Post 582 Honor Guard presented the colors for the national anthem at the Sept. 16 Brandon Football game. The annual “Salute to Service — Military, Veterans and 1st Responders tribute” honored Eric Overall, first responders, police officers, firefighters, military and veterans. The Blackhawks improved to 3-1 […]

Lake Fenton 30- Brandon 14

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. —On Sept. 9, Lake Fenton came back from a first quarter touchdown deficit and handed the Blackhawks their first loss of the season 30-14. “Hats off to Lake Fenton for a game well played,” said Coach Brad Zube. The Blackhawks rolled up 365 total yards, with BHS Soph. QB, […]

Blackhawks 61-Flint Southwestern 22

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.—The Brandon Blackhawks rolled up 563 yards of offensive scoring early and often en route to a 61-22 win over Flint Southwestern on Sept. 1 at Blackhawk stadium. Eight different Blackhawks combined for 248 yards on 15 receptions. Led by BHS Senior Drew Hickmott with 4 receptions for 97 yards […]

Martians 2nd at Midland

By David Fleet Editor Midland — The Goodrich Girls Golf team finished in second in the Frank Altimore Invite at Midland Curie west golf course with a team score of 343. Traverse City Central was champions with a team score of 337. “Good solid finish against some quality Division one schools,” said Lloyd Walters, GHS […]

Blackhawks 49-BC Central 35

By David Fleet Editor Brandon — On Aug. 25, the Brandon Blackhawks traveled to Elmer Engel Stadium home to Bay City Central and opened the 2022 season with a 49-35 road win. BHS Soph. QB Lance Briolat connected on 9 of 12 passes for 119 yards and 1 TD. Rushing, BHS Sr, Landin Zull rushed […]

District adds Nightlocks to doors

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — With the new school year are new updated security devices. District superintendent Wayne Wright said in addition to new Schlage brand locks installed on classroom doors in district buildings last year a second security device will be operational when students return to class on Sept. 6. “New Nightlocks will be on all district classroom doors,” […]

Martians repeat as Genesee County Tourney champs

By David Fleet Editor Flint — Goodrich High School Girls golf Team repeated as Greater Genesee County Tournament Champions at the Flint Elks Club. Leading the way for the Lady Martians were seniors Abbey Schell (83) and Lainey Madill (84). GHS Sophomore Sanora Kochchan and Freshman Madi Sheerin both carded scores of 85. “It doesn’t […]

Martians boys, girls tops at Evan Gardner XC Invitational 2022

By David Fleet Editor Durand — On Aug. 19 the Goodrich Martians Girls and Boys won the Evan Gardner Cross Country Invitational 2022 at Durand High School. The Goodrich Boys Cross Country was tops with 37 points and a 19:04 average for 5,000 meters, followed by Webberville with 61 points and a 20:28 average time. Brandon was third with a score of 67 and an average time of 20:13. “We did not […]

Brandon Schools names three new administrators

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — During the Monday night meeting of the Brandon Board of Education, superintendent Dan Gilbertson introduced three new administrators for the 2022-2023 school year. Jesse Johnson, former Spartan defensive back Jesse Johnson, has been hired as the new athletic director, Dr. Jessica Cohen has been hired as the […]

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