Friday, September 28, 2012
A 19-14 victory over L'Anse Creuse High School Friday improved High School North's record to 4-2 and won the school bragging rights for the 2012-13 season.
The coveted John Denny Armstrong Jug returned to L'Anse Creuse North Friday, following the Crusaders' 19-14 win over the L'Anse Creuse High School Lancers. As per tradition, the Armstrong Jug, named for L'Anse Creuse's first varsity football coach John Denny Armstrong, is awarded to the winning team of this district rivalry whereas the losing team leaves with the Thunder Pot, a bed pan. This win takes the Crusaders' record to 4-2 and the Lancers' to 3-3. Were you at the game? Upload your photos to this gallery!
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 …
Friday, October 14, 2011
Chieftains pick up their second victory of the season.
Utica picked up its second win of the high school football season with a 35-0 victory over L’Anse Creuse North on Friday, according to mhsaa.com. The Chieftains improved to 2-6 overall and 1-4 in the MAC White Division. Utica plays at Warren Mott next week. L’Anse Creuse North fell to 0-8 overall and 0-5 in the MAC White.
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Crusaders fall to Grosse Pointe North, and Mustangs lose to Pontiac Notre Dame Prep.
The high school football teams from L’Anse Creuse North and Lutheran North both lost this weekend. L’Anse Creuse North suffered a 27-0 loss to Grosse Pointe North on Friday, and Lutheran North fell 55-3 to Pontiac Notre Dame Prep on Friday, according to mhsaa.com. L’Anse Creuse North is 0-7 overall and 0-4 in the MAC White Division. Lutheran North is 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the Catholic League AA.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
It came down to the final minutes of the fourth quarter when a long pass from the Lancers clinched the win at 21-20 L'Anse Creuse.
It was a true rivalry game Friday night as the L'Anse Creuse North Crusaders fought the Lancers point-for-point into the final minutes of the game, finally falling 20-21 to their district foes. "We lost our rivalry, but it did live up to the billing," said Mark Forbert, acting head coach for the Crusaders this game. "We outrushed them, but they outscored us. Both sides played really, really hard. Unfortunately for us, we haven't learned how to win a game yet." It was L'Anse Creuse North that found the end zone first, taking the team to 7-0 in the first quarter. Two more Crusader touchdowns continued the lead in the second, but answering touchdowns by L'Anse Creuse left the score at 20-14 Crusaders in the third. At game's end, it was the …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Falcons, lightning delay make for long evening for Crusaders in 54-12 loss.
The Crusaders of L'Anse Creuse North were no match for the Henry Ford II Falcons in their high school football matchup at Runkel Field in Sterling Heights on Sept. 9. In a game delayed for 30 minutes by lightning, the Falcons built a big early lead and defeated L'Anse Creuse North 54-12. Ford led 40-6 at halftime. The Falcons are 1-2 overall. L'Anse Creuse North is 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the MAC White Division. Feel free to add your own photos on Patch.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The Crusaders are now 0-2 in the 2011 season.
The Crusaders failed to find their groove on the football field once again Sept. 1, falling to Roseville 38-0 and taking their season record to 0-2. L'Anse Creuse North travels to Utica Ford Sept. 9 for Game 3 of the 2011 season. Caught an amazing play on camera? Here's how to submit your photo(s) to Patch!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Everything you want to know about the L'Anse Creuse North football team for the upcoming season. This page will update as games are played, players are featured and championships are won.
Nickname: Crusaders Colors: Black and Gold League: MAC White Division Coach: Joe Politowicz L’Anse Creuse North Football For more team news and photos, check out the links below: L'Anse Creuse North looks to restore winning attitude. L'Anse Creuse North Falls to Rochester in Season Opener. Have a score or story you want to submit? Tell us in the comments. Caught the winning touchdown on camera? Here's how to submit your photo(s) to Patch!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
After going 0-9 last season, there is a new, positive attitude on the practice field for the L'Anse Creuse North football team.
When any team in any sport has to endure a winless season, as the L'Anse Creuse North football team did last season, it can be hard to keep a positive attitude. This year's team is trying to turn the tides. "The kids are working hard and we are trying to keep a positive attitude," said LCN coach Joe Politowicz. "We have a lot of fundamentals to teach and we are hoping that's going to get done this week. This is probably the youngest team I have had since I've been here." The offense was in action running drills with full pads and the players seemed conformable and effective in offensive sets. On the other hand, the defense has some holes it needs to fill and find some way to cut down on points allowed. "Last year, I think we gave up …