Farmington Hills Mercy’s Julia Bishop wins Michigan’s Miss Volleyball award
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- For the first time ever, the Miss Volleyball award is staying at the same school it was at for the year prior as Farmington Hills Mercy senior setter Julia Bishop became the second-straight player from her school to win the honor. “I’m just beyond honored to just be named for this, let alone win it,” Bishop said. “It’s just amazing.”Bishop accepted the senior-only award at an outdoor ceremony held in front of Mercy High School, joined by family, friends and teammates. To make the moment even more special, Mercy senior middle hitter was also one of the finalists for the award. “As a setter, it’s obviously super hard to win that because I wouldn’t be anything without the pass,” Bishop said.mlive.com
Mercy Highs Cross Country Runner Stella Johnson wins Fan Choice Award
Favorite subject is mathStarted running in 2nd gradeAlso plays tennisFavorite place is Mill PondMercy High School Stella Johnson won 4Frenzys Favorite Freshman in Local 4s Fall Fan Choice Awards. She runs cross country at Mercy High School. Stella first began running in the second grade and hasnt stopped since. Even though this is only her first year on the team, Stella shared some advice for those who are interested in running. Stella also enjoys tennis and has been playing for almost as long as she has been running.
4Frenzy Spotlight: Inaugural season for Mercy Field Hockey coach leads to four Fan Choice victors
This past September, Johanna Wiggins-Fraley took over as head coach for the Mercy High School field hockey program after its coach retired after working there for more than 20 years. "Mercy has one of the largest high school field hockey programs in Michigan. This left a big hole in the Mercy Field Hockey family and some really big shoes to fill, both of which take time," Wiggins-Fraley said. The team took home four 4Frenzy Fan Choice awards. The winners include: Bella VanSolkema for "Favorite Sophomore," Faye Storck for "Favorite Junior," Alexa Stauske for "Favorite Goalie," and Johanna Wiggins-Fraley for "Favorite Coach."
4Frenzy Spotlight: Mercy High School swings away competition
Richard Mardeusz has been the Mercy High School golf coach for 17 years. This season, he had 10 girls on the varsity team and 11 on junior varsity. Mardeusz goes on to say that he is not surprised at all that these four girls won. In fact, the Mercy girls golf team won the 2018 Catholic League Championship. Three of whom, Leah Glover, Elyse Zurawski, and Hannah Juday, were winners in our 4Frenzy Fan Choice Awards!