2016 Girls Cascades Conference Championship Team Photo
Emily Fonzi Heading to WMU for Cross Country and Track
Congratulations to Grass Lake High School Senior Emily Fonzi who has signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track at Division I Western Michigan University during the 2017-2018 school year. Well done Emily, and good luck!
Coach Taylor Named Girls Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Grass Lake Varsity Cross Country Coach Jennifer Taylor for being named the Jackson County Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year at the J. Chris Jensen Cross Country Banquet on Monday, November 7. Well done Coach! We are very proud of the accomplishments of the 2016 team.
Emily Fonzi 11th Among All Seniors at MHSAA Finals
Grass Lake High School Senior Emily Fonzi was the sole Grass Lake runner to compete in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country State Finals on Saturday, November 5, at Michigan International Speedway. Emily finished a very respectable 63rd out of 237 runners, and 11th among all seniors running. We are very proud of Emily's performance at this meet, and for her team's successes throughout the year.
Emily Fonzi Qualifies for State Meet
Congratulations to GLHS Senior Emily Fonzi for finishing in second place at the MHSAA Regional Cross Country meet last Saturday at Ella Sharp Park. Her finish qualifies her to run in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula State Finals meeting being held Saturday, November 5, at the Michigan International Speedway. Go to http://bit.ly/2f5tiua to find a full list of runners for the State Finals event. Go Emily!
Another notable finish was by Freshman Katie Colesa who finished in 17th place at Regionals missing the State qualifiying by just two spots. Way to go Katie!
JTV Offers Video of Girls' Conference Championship Meet
JTV posted a video with segments from the Cascades Conference Championship meet where our Varsity Girls team took the Team Championship and Emily Fonzi won the overall individual Conference Championship. Well done Warriors! Next up: MHSAA Regionals this Saturday at Ella Sharp Park.
Girls Cross Country Wins Conference Championship
Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Cross Country team for winning the Cascades Conference Championship, and to Emily Fonzi for winning the overall championship. This is the first GL conference championship in cross country since 1998! This championship brings home the second conference championship this fall for GLHS. Go Warriors!
Varsity Cross Country Teams Fare Well Against HH
Varsity Cross Country Coach Jennifer Taylor filed the following report on our Warriors' personal and team successes against the highly touted Hanover Horton team Tuesday night, September 27.
The boys came out of the gate strong with personal best times posted by Jacob Campbell, Connor Bagby, Louis Good, Weston Kwiatek, Brandon Parker, Jack Schultz and Nicholas Sherwood, and a Season Best time posted by Nick Wirpio.
The girls took a cue from the boys and ran amazing races, losing to H.H. by only 1 point!!! Emily Fonzi and Sarah McEllis led the team, finishing 2nd and 3rd. Personal Best times were posted by Kiki Black, Katie Colesa, Kennedy Walling, and Madison Walling, and Season Best times posted by Ella Suliman and Terra Rapp.
Girls Varsity XC Team Springport Champions
Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Cross Country team for winning their division at the Springport Invitational on Wednesday, September 7. Their division included Manchester, Michigan Center, Quincy, Springport, Union City, Vandercook Lake, and Whitmore Lake. Members of the team include Emily Fonzi, Sarah McEllis, Ella Suliman, Hope Waidley, Katie Colesa, Kennedy Walling, Terra Rapp, and Kiki Black Well done ladies!
Fonzi and McEllis Named to Dream Team
Congratulations to Emily Fonzi and Sarah McEllis for being named to the Citizen Patriot Cross Country Dream Team. Emily was named to the second team, while Sarah was honorably mentioned. Well done ladies! http://highschoolsports.mlive.com/news/article/8689155506238172413/citizen-patriot-2015-girls-cross-country-dream-team-announced/
Girls Varsity XC Team Wins Springport Championship
Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Cross Country team for being Division 2 Champions at the Springport Invitational on Wednesday, September 9. Well done ladies!