BMS eighth grade goes to Washington

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Last month Brandon Middle School eighth grade students participated in the annual Washington D.C. trip. Stephen Hendershott, long time Brandon teacher organized the excursion from Oct. 16-21, which included visiting the nation’s capital, Arlington National Cemetery, where four students Kayla DePalma, Wyatt Pung, Abby McCombs and Reese Compeau were selected […]

Hundreds honor area veterans

By David Fleet Editor On Monday night, more than 700 packed the Brandon High School Performing Arts Center for patriotic concert hosted by the Ortonville VFW Post 582. The event, attended by more than 30 area veterans included music by the Harvey Swanson fourth and fifth grade choirs under the direction of Emily Ketchum, American […]

Blackhawks fall in District finals

By David Fleet Editor On Nov. 8, the Brandon Blackhawks lost in the District Finals to Notre Dame Prep 54-40, in Pontiac ending the season 8-3. Blackhawk QB Micah Miller completed 25 passes on 35 attempts for 375 yards and 3 touchdowns passing along with 1 rushing. Senior Adrien Williams had 6 receptions for 146 […]

WRC, LEAD gather for veterns

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Nov. 4, Carol Powers and Dawn Bastian area residents and members of the National Women’s Relief Corp gathered with GHS Teacher Katie Benard and her Leadership Exploration And Development or LEAD class. The class takes on what it means to be a leader in the community and participates a variety […]

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 […]

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