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Football Wins Opener!!!

By Hank Minckiewicz     When an athletic team wins a big game at Gabriel Richard High School, that team, its coaches and its fans take great delight in gathering in front of the school and ringing the big iron victory bell. During football weeks the past few years, that bell has been mostly silent.

Gabriel Richard Catholic Tennis Varsity falls to Roosevelt High School 5-3

Sport Tennis Varsity Boys Home Score 5 Away Score 3 Game Recap Strong play by Jon Rhind, Will Gajda, and Jacob Hanoian kept things interesting but ultimately GR fell in the end. Each doubles line-up started to click and looks to be promising in the near future. Box Scores Location Championship Games Singles Player Sets

Laura Guzman Named Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

    The girls basketball program will have a new leader on the bench this year, Laura Guzman. A graduate of Bishop Foley High School in 2004, Coach Guzman was a four year starter and captain in both softball and basketball. While at Foley she was awarded with 8 varsity letters and received a scholarship

Cross Country Preview

Although Gabriel Richard heads into the 2013 boys’ cross country season with a small roster, it’s a team loaded with potential.  Richard Coach Ben Madero said this year’s nine Pioneers are a dedicated and talented group of runners that should compete for a league title.  “This is the smallest boys’ team since I’ve been at


    Channel 4 announced that Gabriel Richard Catholic vs. Everest Academy will be featured as one of the possible “Games of the Week!” The game is scheduled for September 6th (HOME) versus Everest Academy. The game is scheduled for 7pm!!! Each week Channel 4 WDIV in Detroit has a weekly competition where they ask


      The Athletic Department has received confirmation that Friday Nights football game versus Flat Rock will be televised by local cable. Although it is uncertain what time the game will be aired. “Heritage News (News Herald Newspaper) contacted us and announced that the game will be televised, however, they did not give us an air

Volleyball Finishes 4-4 at Tournament

  The girls volleyball team traveled to Taylor Truman for a Early Bird tournament. With eight teams starting the tournament, the Pioneers would find themselves fighting for a four and four record. “Senior Theresa Harris played solid for us with several blocks and she showed some offense with a few kills.” First year Coach Falon

Tennis Finishes 5th at Taylor Kennedy Tournament

    John Rhind and Freshman Will Gajda finished first in their flights to help the Pioneers finish fifth in the Taylor Kennedy’s Early Bird Tournament. “John Rhind’s experience took over the tournament as he cruised for easy wins as the he established himself as the top gun.” Second Year Head Coach Shane Holzworth said.

“Never Let Good Enough Be Enough”

“Never Let good enough be enough.” That will be the slogan for the 2013 spirit shirts that will be on sale at Burgundy and White Day.  “We wanted the students to design the shirt this year and come up with the slogan.” Said Athletic Director, Kris Daiek. “They did a great job!” The shirt will

2013 Football Preview

  2013 GABRIEL RICHARD PIONEER FOOTBALL   The Gabriel Richard Catholic Football Team will look to do something that no Pioneer Team has done in over 10 years…make the MHSAA Playoffs. “We need to start of strong with three home games. Our League is wide open this year.” Said Second Year Coach Tom Michalsen. “Without