Monday, April 15, 2013
Haley Ludwig and Brien Moffitt earn $1,000 awards.
Two Rochester swimmers have received scholarships for their leadership and team skills. Haley Ludwig, who will be attending Michigan State University, and Brien Moffitt, who will attend Grand Valley State University, each received $1,000 as the scholarship's inaugural recipients. The scholarships, given to students who earned a varsity letter in swimming and demonstrate citizenship, team commitment and leadership, were awarded by coach Paul Karas. Mike Karas, Paul Karas' brother who swam on Rochester High School's first swim team in 1967, started the scholarship and hopes it will become an annual award. Scholarship recipients do not need to continue swimming after high school to be considered for the award. Donors for future scholarships…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
James Young honored at ceremony at Rochester High School gymnasium.
Thursday, March 28
Submitted by Patrick Sullivan The Rochester High School gymnasium was filled with cheers again Tuesday afternoon as the boys basketball team, cheerleaders, athletic staff and McDonald's representatives held a good luck sendoff for Rochester senior and Michigan's only 2013 McDonald's All American, James Young. After a bright high school career that culminated with Rochester's first region title since 1950, Young was selected as one of just 24 boys basketball players from across the nation to compete in the McDonald's All American Games, April 3 at the United Center in Chicago. The All American honor is well earned, according to those who know Young. "It's not everyday that you have a McDonald's All-American walk through your doors," …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Led by the star senior's 27 points and 11 rebounds, the Falcons beat Lahser on Wednesday; they advance to the MHSAA quarterfinals.
Regional champs! The Rochester Falcons came together when it counted in Wednesday's MHSAA Region 8 final against Bloomfield Hills Lahser, outscoring the Knights 42-22 in the second half to clinch the title with a 65-41 score. Now they're the regional champs — the first such title for the program since 1950. Star senior forward James Young led all players with 27 points — including 13 in the third quarter to help the Falcons pull away — as well as 11 rebounds, according to statistics compiled by the team. Seniors Manny Mendoza and Arben Camaj chipped in 11 points and nine points, respectively. Rochester advances to play Detroit Southeastern at Calihan Hall in Detroit on Tuesday in the Class A quarterfinals. See a full bracket on MHSAA.com …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Will you be cheering on the Falcons against Lahser in the boys' basketball tournament?
The Rochester Falcons held onto their winning streak with a 59-43 win over Romeo on Monday night. The boys advance to the MHSAA Regional semifinals on Wednesday. They play Bloomfield Hills Lahser at West Bloomfield High School at 7 p.m. (Rochester defeated Lahser 64-54 last month.) According to NorthOaklandSports.com, it's the first time Rochester has been in the MHSAA's Sweet 16 since 1988. Have a shout-out for the Falcons? Share it here!
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Rochester High School advances to regionals next week.
The Rochester High School Falcons are district basketball champions. Rochester beat host Sterling Heights Stevenson 56-34 Friday night. This is the Falcons' first district title since 1988, according to a report on NorthOaklandSports.com. Rochester, now 19-4, will play Romeo at 7 p.m. Monday at West Bloomfield to start the regional play. Romeo beat undefeated Adams High School on Friday night to win that district.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Cougars win regional crown; Rochester High also advances to states championships in Grand Rapids next week.
TROY — The Stoney Creek High School varsity cheer team saved its best for the final round, scoring 315 points in the third round to clinch the Div. 2-1 regional championship on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars finished with 775.64 to earn a return trip to the state finals in Grand Rapids next week, where Stoney Creek finished third in its division. Rochester High, who took a 0.10 lead into the final round, finished in second with a final score of 772.34. Southgate Anderson (3rd, 768.64 points) and Sterling Heights Utica Stevenson (4th, 765.52) were the other two teams in an 11-team field to earn a berth in the state finals. The Div. 1 state finals kick off March 1 at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids. For more information, visit mhsaa.com.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is hosting its second annual Battle of the Fans.
There's no doubt that high school students know how to support their sports teams. But, does Rochester have the best fan section around? Now you've got a chance to prove it. The Michigan High School Athletic Association is hosting its second annual Battle of the Fans and is ready to highlight the best student cheering sections across Michigan. To enter, follow these rules: The MHSAA Student Advisory Council will choose five finalists. MHSAA officials will visit each school on a Friday game night to see the fan section in person. The winner will be announced on Feb. 22 and will be invited to the Class B Boys Basketball Semifinals at the Breslin Center on March 22 to be recognized and receive a championship banner. "Sportsmanship is an …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
You came, you danced, you had fun. Now share your photos with Patch.
Was your dress long or short? Did your mom photobomb your photo? How many friends did you squeeze into that limo? Saturday night was the last Rochester Hills Homecoming dance of the year and we want to see the photos from all— Adams High School, Rochester High School and Stoney Creek High School— your Homecoming events. Show us your night in this photo gallery (click "add your photo and videos" above")
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The high school senior announced his college decision today on national television.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Falcons girls' team was 13-3 overall and 6-0 in the Oakland Activities Association White division.
The Rochester High School girls lacrosse team completed its best season ever by defeating Farmington 11-8 on Monday night to claim the championship in the Oakland Activities Association White Division. Coach Dave Hamel had this to say about the team: "While the team was led by a talented group of 12 seniors, freshman Jessica Leininger was the top scorer of the season with 47 goals, followed by senior Kylie Gray's 38 goals. "Overall, this balanced team had 16 players who scored, and seven with at least 16 goals. The defense was led by senior goalie Aly Rosenau, who had one of the best seasons of any goalie in the state, compiling 189 saves and a 61 percent save percentage." The Falcons finished 13-3 overall and 6-0 in the OAA White. How …