Sunday, November 25, 2012
L'Anse Creuse North basketball player Tyler Conklin and diver Taylor Zablocki will head to Northwood University and the University of Alabama, respectively, next fall.
Athletes Tyler Conklin and Taylor Zablocki are the latest members of Crusader Nation to be recruited to take their respective talents to the college level. L'Anse Creuse North senior Conklin has committed to play basketball for Northwood University, in Midland, MI, next fall. The 6'4"-point guard/shooting guard was the leading scorer for the Crusaders last season and was instrumental in helping his team to the Class A boys basketball semifinals in March 2012. Northwood plays in the GLIAC Division II. The team is lead by Head Coach Jeff Rekeweg, who said he selected Conklin as his top recruit for his versatility and work ethic. Another L'Anse Creuse North senior planning to continue her athletic career at the college level is diver Taylor …
Monday, November 5, 2012
A total of 335 photos were uploaded to Macomb Patch during the week-long school spirit photo contest between Dakota High School and L'Anse Creuse North.
In contests against cross-town rival L'Anse Creuse North, Dakota High School proved the victor both on and off the field Friday night. In football, the Cougars defeated the Crusaders 42-17 to continue to round three of the Division 1 state playoffs. In school spirit, Cougar Nation also took home the win, uploading a total of 260 photos to North's 75 in Macomb Patch's week-long school spirit photo contest. Thank you to everyone who uploaded photos! Check out the gallery here.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Dakota High School dealt a second playoff defeat to L'Anse Creuse North Friday, sending the Crusaders home and securing a place in the regional final of the MHSAA playoffs next week.
Victory was on the side of the Cougars Friday, as Dakota High School defeated L'Anse Creuse North 42-17 to continue to round three of the MHSAA football playoffs. The final score was eerily reminiscent of the teams' 2007 meeting, when Dakota defeated LCN 42-16 in the first round of that year's playoffs. Dakota overcame a first half deficit and ultimately defeated the Crusaders to advance in the postseason and face the Lake Orion Dragons next week in the state quarter-finals. The place and time of this game has not been announced. Coming off of their first playoff win in school history, LCN was looking to upset the heavily favored Cougars. Dakota on the other hand, had their sights set on earning their ninth District Championship and their …
The Macomb Township high schools go head-to-head in round two of the state football playoffs today. But which has the most school spirit? Upload photos showing your school's pride by midnight to find out once and for all!
L'Anse Creuse North travels to Dakota High School for the MHSAA District Finals Nov. 2. Kick-off is 7 p.m. Find ticket information here.
Macomb Township will be divided tonight as Dakota High School and L'Anse Creuse North battle to remain in the MHSAA football playoffs. The Cougars will have home-field advantage, but Crusader Nation has five years of hunger to satisfy. LCN last made it to the playoffs in 2007, losing to Dakota, 42-16. Dakota knocked off its cross-town rival, Chippewa Valley High School, by a score of 17-7 on Oct. 26 to come out on top in the first round of the playoffs. On the other side of town, L’Anse Creuse North dealt a 35-21 defeat to the Romeo Bulldogs to capture their first postseason win in school history. The teams meet in the Division 1 District Finals tonight at 7. Be sure to upload your pics to our Dakota versus LCN spirit photo contest! At …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Macomb Township high schools go head-to-head in round two of the state football playoffs this Friday. But which has the most school spirit? Patch is hosting a photo contest this week to find out once and for all.
"We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?" Dakota High School and L'Anse Creuse North are looking to settle a score on the football field this Friday, as the high schools go head-to-head in round two of the MHSAA playoffs. The Cougars defeated district rival Chippewa Valley High School in round one, while the Crusaders stole their first-ever playoff win from Romeo. Dakota and L'Anse Creuse North last faced each other in the playoffs in 2007 – a battle the Cougars won. Now the two Macomb Township high schools are due to meet again and Patch wants to know which has the best supporters? To find out once and for all, we're asking our readers to upload pictures of their school spirit and colors. Show us how you support …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Friends, family and supporters of the L'Anse Creuse North football program are invited to celebrate the team's placement in the state playoffs from noon to 10 p.m. at Wintergarden Tavern Oct. 21.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Macomb County's elected officials took on Crusader coaches and alumni Sunday night as part of the school's Midnight Madness kickoff to the 2012 football season.
The game may or may not have been rigged, but it was Team Hackel for the win when Macomb County elected officials took on L'Anse Creuse North coaches and alumni Sunday night in a fund-raiser game for the Crusaders 2012 football season. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith and Macomb County Commissioner Bob Smith were only a few of the county officials to participate in the school's first-ever Midnight Madness celebration. "It was one of my weaker moments," Hackel joked of agreeing to play in the game. The county officials vs. LCN alumni/coaches football game was one of several events held at North stadium Sunday night to kick-off the start of the Crusaders' 2012 …
Crusader Nation was out in force Sunday night as students and parents filled the North stadium to celebrate the start of the 2012 football season with a 12:01 a.m. practice.
There are few things that can entice high school students to go back to school early but football proved to be one of them Sunday night, as hundreds of students returned to L’Anse Creuse North to kick off the 2012 football season. It was the school’s first-ever Midnight Madness celebration, featuring a movie on the field, alumni vs. county officials flag football game and front-row seat to the first official practice of the 2012 Crusader season at 12:01 a.m. Monday. “With Midnight Madness, we wanted to bring out the community to support the program,” said LCN’s new varsity football coach Anthony Kiner. “You need three things to have a successful football program: to become a family as a program, to have the support of your community, and …