Regional champs: Goodrich boys cross country

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Martian Cross County Head Coach Al Warden insists he does not teach running. “It’s life lessons,” said Warden. Whatever the method of instruction the veteran coach is using, it’s working. On Oct. 26 the Martian Boys Cross County team brought home the schools first ever Regional 16-2 championship. The team […]

Goodrich Equestrian repeats as State Champs

For the second consecutive year, the Goodrich High School Equestrian Team were named the 2019 MIHA Division B State Champions. From Oct. 10-13, the Goodrich team competed in the MIHA State Championships at the Midland Fair grounds where they accumulated 345 points over the four days of competition out scoring the second place Zeeland West […]

Martians homecoming win snags division crown

By David Fleet Editor Despite a cold rain, last Friday night was a great time to be a Martian. On homecoming the Goodrich Martians defeated Clio 42-16 clinching the first ever Stars Division championship of the new Flint Metro League. The win raised the season record to 6-1 overall and also a playoff birth. The […]

Blackhawks clinch fifth consecutive playoff spot

By David Fleet Editor On Oct.11, the Brandon Blackhawks defeated Lake Fenton 40-8 improving to 6-1 on the season. The win clinches the Blackhawk’s fifth straight playoff appearance. “Every year now that we clinch a playoff spot it’s a record,” said Blackhawk Head Coach Brad Zube, in his fourth year. “Now, we’re set up to […]

Goodrich wins MIHA Region B Equestrian Team championship

On Sept. 28- 29, the Goodrich High School Equestrian Team captured the MIHA Region B Division Championships at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds. The Goodrich team tallied 509 points topping second place team Ann Arbor Father Gabrial Richard by 171 points. The win earned a sixth consecutive trip to the MIHA State Championships Oct. 10 – […]

Brandon 54- Corunna 21

On Oct. 5, the Brandon Blackhawks defeated Corunna 54-21 improving to 5-1 on the season at Blackhawk stadium. The Blackhawks rolled up 506 yards of offense with 277 yards rushing and 229 pasing. Blackhawk quarterback Micah Miller was 12/18 for 177 yards and 4 TDs. Brandon Gunn had 8 receptions for 121 yards and 3 […]

National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon- This year, one student from Brandon High School is a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sarah Pesta, 16, is a senior at Brandon who scored a 1480 of 1600 possible on her PSAT. Each October junior high school students, like Pesta, take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National […]

Martians,Blackhawks ready for backyard brawl

By David Fleet Editor About 6 miles of M-15 separate Goodrich and Ortonville. On Sept. 27, the Brandon Blackhawks will make that trek north and visit the Goodrich Martians at 7 p.m. at the Roy U Stacey Athletic Stadium to continue a battle that dates back to the early 1950s. “It’s always more than just […]

Back to school: Building upgrades for high school

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Renovations at Brandon High School are nearly complete for the 2019-2020 school year. “The high school had a cosmetic remodel as well as some infrastructure items,” said Janice Meek, Brandon Schools chief financial officer. “The cosmetic upgrades included new luxury vinyl tile floors in the hallways, new carpet in all […]

Blackhawk football: Salute to Service night

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-On Sept. 20 the Brandon Blackhawks will host the Owosso Trojans in the home opener and ‘Salute to Service’ with a tribute to all 1st Responders. The second annual tribute game will honor Deputy Eric Overall, the former Oakland County Deputy and Brandon School District liaison officer, who was tragically […]