Michigan high school football playoffs resume after 2 month COVID break
BELLEVILLE, Mich. – High school football playoffs started back up again Saturday after players were sidelined for weeks because of coronavirus. High school football in January hasn’t happened in Michigan before, but the 2020-21 school year has been a unique year. Jan. 9, 2021: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 519,082; Death toll now at 13,354Belleville faced Detroit Cass Tech nearly two months after the game was supposed to originally happen. “Today’s a great day for football,” said Cass Tech head coach Thomas Wilcher. The hope is every coach, player, referee and school staff member gets through these playoffs safely and the MHSAA crowns a champion.
Michigan high school football teams get back to practice
The season came to a screeching halt just before heading into the playoffs, but on Monday, weeks later high school football players will be back to practice. Read: Michigan high school football, volleyball, swimming and diving tournaments to resume“I thought that was the last game with my team. Read more: Michigan high school football tournament to resume next month -- here is the scheduleHead coach Jermain Crowell who just recovered from COVID-19 says the shutdown was necessary. He’s thrilled the Michigan High School Athletic Association will be providing more testing for the athletes as they finish out their season. Read even more: Michigan lets high schools, entertainment venues reopen
Former Michigan State CB/WR Julian Barnett will transfer to Memphis, joining Devontae Dobbs
Julian Barnett and Devontae Dobbs were teammates at Belleville High School and Michigan State. Barnett, a former Michigan State sophomore cornerback and wide receiver, announced Monday morning via Twitter he is committed to Memphis. Thank you Michigan State! Three have picked new schools in Barnett, Dobbs and redshirt freshman linebacker Marcel Lewis, who announced on Sunday he is headed to Central Michigan. Related Michigan State football stories:The highs and lows of Mel Tucker’s first season and what comes next for Michigan StateFormer Michigan State LB Marcel Lewis transferring to Central MichiganMichigan State won’t accept bowl invitation as season is officially overMichigan State lands commitment from OL transfer Jarrett HorstWith Michigan State’s season likely over, Mel Tucker’s roster transformation heats upmlive.com
Belleville football coach shares recent bout with COVID-19, weighs in on high school sports
BELLEVILLE, Mich. – At the beginning of the season, Belleville football coach Jermain Crowell was 100% in on playing the season. Since testing positive with COVID-19, he has a different perspective on high school sports. READ: Michigan extends COVID-19 restrictions for 12 days to gauge Thanksgiving impactAt first, he thought it was the flu. Crowell said the hardest part is telling his kids that their dream of a state title may not come. “I believe it (winning state title) could be life changing for all of my kids, but at the same time, it’s a game,” he said.
4Frenzy’s New Instagram Takeovers
Join us tonight on our 4Frenzy Instagram as Fordson Cheer Coach Gina Soave does our first ever story takeover! Her takeover will give followers a behind the scenes look at the Fordson cheer team and the Belleville vs. Fordson football game. Tonight’s game starts at 7 p.m. and is a home game for the Belleville Tigers. 4Frenzy Game of The Week - Belleville vs Dearborn FordsonFor more information on how your team can do an Instagram take over, email us at 4Frenzy@wdiv.com! Instagram: @4Frenzy (you could do a takeover!)
Search for lost class ring's owner
“On the outside, it says Belleville High School. On the inside, it’s engraved with the name, Filicia Crawford,” Ronald Halladay said. When he was in the lake, he found a class ring.”What they found was the ring Halladay described. Now Ronald’s daughter is a senior in high school and it got him thinking about that ring he found 11 years ago. The Filicia Crawford called Local 4.