Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Indiana Tech Women's Lacrosse Warriors finished first in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.
Indiana Tech Women's Lacrosse finished first in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference during the regular season and won the conference championship with the help of four Plymouth-Canton alums. Nikki Rottell, a graduate of Plymouth High School currently in her senior year at Indiana Tech, helped lead the Warriors to a perfect conference and home record and to an overall record of 14-3 and a second place finish in the National Championship. Rottell scored 45 points for the Warriors this season and was named to the All-Conference Honorable Mention team for her outstanding play on the field and was named to the All-Academic team for her hard work in the classroom. She was also named to the NWLL All-Tournament Team. The championship team …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Calling all Plymouth-Canton seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here, too. Just click "Upload Photos and Videos." Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Deshon McClendon passed away in his sleep Saturday.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Canton's run for the state title ended Monday.
Canton High School's hopes of winning a boys basketball regional title were squashed Monday night when the team lost to Ypsilanti, 77-64. The team advanced to the regional semifinal after beating Plymouth High School Friday night, 47-32, to win the district title. The Chiefs had defeated Novi, 49-24, and Salem, 57-49, to advance to the district finals. The team ends the season with a 17-7 record. Ypsilanti now goes on to play in the regional final against South Lyon on Wednesday night. Do you have any photos from the season? Share them on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Monday, March 11, 2013
Canton was beat by Grand Ledge for a third time.
For the third year in a row, the Canton High School gymnastics team was the runner-up for the state title after team competition Friday. Grand Ledge won the state title for the sixth year in a row with a total score of 149.350. Canton followed with a total score of 145.750. "It's not disappointing," Canton coach John Cunningham told The Detroit News. "We had to have a great day and hope Grand Ledge didn't. I couldn't be prouder of my kids." You can view the breakdown of the team's scores for vault, bars, beam and floor at the MHSAA website. Plymouth High School also competed, placing fifth, and Salem High School placed 11th. According to the MHSAA, P-CEP's high schools took the top three places at the regional competition on March 2, which…
The Chiefs now move on to the regional tournament.
Canton High School beat hometown rival Plymouth High School Friday night to take home the Class A boys basketball district title. The Chiefs won 47-32, according to the MHSAA website. Canton defeated Novi, 49-24, and Salem, 57-49, to advance to the district finals. Plymouth beat Detroit Catholic Central, 36-26, and Northville, 48-37, to advance. Canton now moves on to the regional tournament, where the team will first play Ypsilanti. The game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday at Ann Arbor Huron. Do you have any photos from the game? Share them on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Friday, March 8, 2013
Who will you be rooting for on Friday night?
It will be a hometown rivalry Friday when Plymouth High School plays Canton High School in the Class A boys basketball district final. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Northville High School, according to the MHSAA website. Canton has already defeated Novi, 49-24, and Salem, 57-49, to advance to the district finals. Plymouth beat Detroit Catholic Central, 36-26, and Northville, 48-37, to advance. The winner of the district final will move on to the regional tournament, where the team will first play the winner of Friday's Ann Arbor Huron vs. Ypsilanti game. Do you plan on going to the game? Have any photos from the season? Share them on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The competition to win the state title begins at 2 p.m.
The Canton High School, Plymouth High School and Salem High School girls gymnastics teams will all compete in the team state finals Friday at Canton High School. The competition begins at 2 p.m., and you can see all three team's rotation schedules for the beam, vault, floor and bars at the MHSAA website. According to the MHSAA, P-CEP's high schools took the top three places at the regional competition on March 2, which qualified them for the finals. Canton placed first in regionals with a score of 145.950, followed by Plymouth in second with a score of 140.775 and Salem in third with a score of 140.325. The other 10 teams competing for the state title are Grand Ledge, Rockford, Forest Hills, Freeland, Haslett, Livonia Red, Farmington, …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights filed a complaint that American Indian nicknames—such as the Chiefs—harm students' education and should be banned.
Should Canton High School change its nickname? The answer is yes, according to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. The department said that high school nicknames—such as Chiefs for Canton High School—harms students’ education and asked the U.S. Department of Education to ban the use of American Indian mascots, nicknames and “imagery” at the high school level, the Detroit Free Press reports. Canton was one of 35 high schools mentioned in the Michigan Department of Civil Rights’ complaint. "A growing and unrebutted body of evidence now establishes that the use of American Indian imagery reinforces stereotypes in a way that negatively impacts the potential for achievement by students with American Indian ancestry," the department said in…
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Wildcats improve to 6-1; Chiefs fall to 4-2.
After a shaky start, the Plymouth Wildcats' defense came up big when it counted most en route to a playoff-clinching 28-21 victory over the cross-campus rival Canton Chiefs. After giving up 150 first-half yards to the Chiefs' Malcolm Hollingsworth and spotting Canton an early 21-6 lead, the Wildcats' defense clamped down and limited the speedy running back to just 14 second-half yards. The defense came up with a key stop late in the third quarter when the Wildcats' Nate Emminger made a touchdown-saving tackle on a run by the Chiefs' Kendall Scott, and followed it with another stop inside their own 10-yard-line, forcing a field goal attempt that the Wildcats' special teams blocked and recovered at the Chiefs' 30. The Wildcats took …