Football Yearly Champions 1975-2014

DIVISION 1

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Clarkston (Kurt Richardson) Saline 33-25
2013 Clarkston (Kurt Richardson) Detroit Catholic Central 32-14
2012 Detroit Cass Tech (Thomas Wilcher) Detroit Catholic Central 36-21
2011 Detroit Cass Tech (Thomas Wilcher) Detroit Catholic Central 49-13
2010 Lake Orion (Chris Bell) Plymouth 21-13
2009 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Sterling Heights Stevenson 31-21
2008 Rockford (Ralph Munger) Lake Orion 26-14
2007 Macomb Dakota (Mike Giannone) Livonia Stevenson 41-21
2006 Macomb Dakota (Mike Giannone) Rockford 38-16
2005 Rockford (Ralph Munger) Canton 31-21
2004 Rockford (Ralph Munger) Sterling Heights Stevenson 31-6
2003 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Utica Eisenhower 24-16
2002 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) East Kentwood 36-26
2001 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Utica Eisenhower 24-21
2000 Grand Ledge (Pat O'Keefe) Utica Eisenhower 19-14
1999 Walled Lake Western (Mike Zdebski) Utica Eisenhower 19-7

DIVISION 2

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Warren DeLaSalle (Paul Verska) Muskegon Mona Shores 44-8
2013 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Muskegon 38-21
2012 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Muskegon 35-28
2011 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Lowell 24-14
2010 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Lowell 38-28
2009 Lowell (Noel Dean) Inkster 27-6
2008 Muskegon (Tony Annese) Warren DeLaSalle 34-14
2007 Detroit Martin Luther King (James Reynolds) Midland 47-21
2006 Muskegon (Tony Annese) Warren DeLaSalle 32-30
2005 Birmingham Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Hudsonville 14-7
2004 Muskegon (Tony Annese) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 31-7
2003 Rochester Adams (Tony Patritto) Birmingham Brother Rice 28-7
2002 Lowell (Noel Dean) Birmingham Brother Rice 31-14
2001 Clinton Twp. Chippewa Valley (Mike Carr) Jenison 26-13
2000 Birmingham Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Hudsonville 21-7
1999 Saginaw (Donald Durrett) Birmingham Brother Rice 14-7

DIVISION 3

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Orchard Lake St. Mary's (George Porritt) Muskegon 7-0
2013 Zeeland West (John Shillito) DeWitt 34-27
2012 Grand Rapids Christian (Don Fellows) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 40-37 (OT)
2011 Orchard Lake St. Mary's (George Porritt) Mt. Pleasant 45-7
2010 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 35-27
2009 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 24-21
2008 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Inkster 43-24
2007 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 46-39 (5OT)
2006 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Farmington Hills Harrison 42-17
2005 Caledonia (Tom Burrill) Haslett 27-6
2004 Lowell (Noel Dean) St. Johns 38-17
2003 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) Allen Park 28-15
2002 East Grand Rapids (Peter Stuursma) DeWitt 55-14
2001 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Fruitport 28-6
2000 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) East Lansing 42-0
1999 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Grand Rapids Creston 42-35

DIVISION 4

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Grand Rapids South Christian (Mark Tamminga) Lansing Sexton 28-27
2013 Marine City (Ron Glodich) Grand Rapids South Christian 32-14
2012 Grand Rapids South Christian (Mark Tamminga) Detroit Country Day 40-7
2011 Zeeland West (John Shillito) Marine City 45-7
2010 Grand Rapids Catholic Central (Todd Kolster) Williamston 27-23
2009 Marshall (Rich Hulkow) Three Rivers 49-28
2008 Holland Christian (Willie Snead III) Detroit Country Day 35-20
2007 Marine City (Tony Scarcelli) Detroit Country Day 21-7
2006 Zeeland West (John Schillito) Coopersville 22-0
2005 Flint Powers Catholic (Jack Pratt) Grand Rapids Catholic Central 17-10
2004 Muskegon Orchard View (Matthew McDonald) Dewitt 31-14
2003 Three Rivers (Scot Shaw) DeWitt 24-6
2002 Grand Rapids South Christian (Bob Blacquiere) Riverview 42-13
2001 Chesaning (Jim Szappan) Orchard Lake St. Mary's 14-7
2000 Orchard Lake St. Mary's (George Porritt) Coopersville 26-13
1999 Orchard Lake St. Mary's (George Porritt) Grand Rapids South Christian 34-13

DIVISION 5

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Grand Rapids West Catholic (Dan Rohn) Lansing Catholic 24-20
2013 Grand Rapids West Catholic (Dan Rohn) Menominee 27-14
2012 Portland (John Novara) Grand Rapids West Catholic 12-9
2011 Flint Powers Catholic (Bob Buckel) Lansing Catholic 56-26
2010 Grand Rapids West Catholic (Dan Rohn) Olivet 42-26
2009 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Clare 42-7
2008 Muskegon Oakridge (Jack Schugars) Ovid-Elsie 26-14
2007 Menominee (Ken Hofer) Jackson Lumen Christi 21-7
2006 Menominee (Ken Hofer) Madison Heights Madison 41-6
2005 Muskegon Oakridge (Jack Schugars) Jackson Lumen Christi 42-28
2004 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Midland Bullock Creek 13-0
2003 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Muskegon Oakridge 23-0
2002 Montrose (Dennis Reinhart) Constantine 14-0
2001 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Livonia Clarenceville 49-0
2000 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Spring Lake 42-15
1999 Detroit Country Day (Dan MacLean) Muskegon Orchard View 39-32

DIVISION 6

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (Jack Giarmo) Ithaca 22-12
2013 Ithaca (Terry Hessbrook) Clinton 41-22
2012 Ithaca (Terry Hessbrook) Constantine 37-27
2011 Ithaca (Terry Hessbrook) Constantine 42-14
2010 Ithaca (Terry Hessbrook) Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 45-35
2009 Montague (Pat Collins) Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 24-21
2008 Montague (Pat Collins) Leslie 41-20
2007 Saginaw Nouvel (Michael Boyd) Blissfield 12-7
2006 Saginaw Nouvel (Michael Boyd) Inkster 28-14
2005 Kingsley (Tim Wooer) Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 31-21
2004 Constantine (Tim Baker) Suttons Bay 34-13
2003 Ravenna (Dusty Fairfield) Saginaw Nouvel 16-14
2002 Negaunee (Paul Jacobson) Hopkins 28-20 (OT)
2001 Schoolcraft (Larry Ledlow) McBain 26-8
2000 Whittemore-Prescott (Kyle Tobin) Schoolcraft 31-20
1999 St. Charles (Robert Welzein) Hopkins 21-14

DIVISION 7

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Detroit Loyola (John Callahan) Ishpeming 29-8
2013 Ishpeming (Jeff Olson) Detroit Loyola 22-12
2012 Ishpeming (Jeff Olson) Detroit Loyola 20-14
2011 Saginaw Nouvel (Mike Boyd) Pewamo-Westphalia 56-26
2010 Hudson (Chris Luma) Ishpeming 28-26
2009 Traverse City St. Francis (Greg Vaughan) Hudson 42-8
2008 Traverse City St. Francis (Greg Vaughan) Ubly 41-13
2007 Mendon (John Schwartz) Traverse City St. Francis 20-0
2006 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Grass Lake 35-7
2005 Traverse City St. Francis (Josh Sellers) Unionville-Sebewaing 28-14
2004 Unionville-Sebewaing (Tim Travis) Detroit St.Martin de Porres 14-7
2003 Traverse City St. Francis (Josh Sellers) Hudson 28-14
2002 Mendon (John Schwartz) Decatur 21-14
2001 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Greg Carter) Muskegon Catholic Central 23-7
2000 Iron Mountain (Tom Wender) Gobles 25-23
1999 Traverse City St. Francis (Larry Sellers) Gobles 23-6

DIVISION 8

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Muskegon Catholic Central (Steve Czerwon) Munising 31-6
2013 Muskegon Catholic Central (Steve Czerwon) Beal City 35-12
2012 Harbor Beach (Troy Schelke) Beal City 35-10
2011 Mendon (John Schwartz) Fowler 33-0
2010 Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart (Rick Roberts) Saugatuck 42-21
2009 Beal City (Lou Rau) Crystal Falls Forest Park 41-23
2008 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Crystal Falls Forest Park 40-0
2007 Crystal Falls Forest Park (Bill Santilli) Fulton-Middleton 22-14
2006 New Lothrop (Jake Emmendorfer) Crystal Falls Forest Park 34-13
2005 Mendon (John Schwartz) Crystal Falls Forest Park 25-13
2004 Climax-Scotts (Kevin Langs) Crystal Falls Forest Park 42-8
2003 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Greg Carter) Beal City 20-9
2002 Waterford Our Lady (Mike Boyd) Gaylord St. Mary 13-10 (OT)
2001 Mendon (John Schwartz) Beal City 20-0
2000 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Crystal Falls Forest Park 13-6
1999 Mendon (John Schwartz) Gaylord St. Mary 7-6

8-PLAYER

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
2014 Lawrence (Cody Caswell) Cedarville  56-12 
2013 Peck (Rob McDaniel) Rapid River 67-32
2012 Deckerville (Bill Brown) Bellaire 14-12
2011 Carsonville-Port Sanilac (Tim Brabant) Rapid River 49-13

CLASS AA

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Rockford 27-23
1997 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Ann Arbor Huron 23-7
1996 Walled Lake Western (Chuck Apap) Sterling Heights Stevenson 34-18
1995 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Holt 24-0
1994 Troy (Gary Griffith) Bay City Central 17-0
1993 Dearborn Fordson (Jeff Stergalas) Westland John Glenn 12-7
1992 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Saginaw Arthur Hill 21-20
1991 Saginaw Arthur Hill (Jim Eurick) Detroit Catholic Central 13-12
1990 Detroit Catholic Central (Tom Mach) Detroit Martin Luther King 21-0

CLASS A

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Hudsonville 35-13
1997 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Midland Dow 21-6
1996 Grandville (Doug Throop) Farmington Hills Harrison 24-17
1995 Lapeer West (Jeff Putnam) South Lyon 24-21
(2 OT)
1994 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Harrington) Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 17-13
1993 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Harrington) Midland 12-9
1992 Muskegon Reeths-Puffer (Pete Kutches) Walled Lake Western 21-18
1991 East Lansing (Jeff Smith) Birmingham Brother Rice 14-0
1990 Birmingham Brother Rice (Al Fracassa) Midland 24-10
1989 Muskegon (Dave Taylor) Detroit Martin Luther King 6-13
1988 Traverse City (Jim Ooley) Detroit Catholic Central 24-14
1987 Ann Arbor Pioneer (Charles Lori) Detroit Catholic Central 3-0
1986 Muskegon (Dave Taylor) Sterling Heights Stevenson 10-0
1985 Traverse City (Jim Ooley) Troy 29-3
1984 Ann Arbor Pioneer (Charles Lori) Dearborn Fordson 38-12
1983 Birmingham Brother Rice (Albert Fracassa) East Lansing 15-12
1982 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Dearborn Fordson 17-14
(2 OT)
1981 Escanaba (Jerry Cvengros) Fraser 16-6
1980 Birmingham Brother Rice (Albert Fracassa) Dearborn Fordson 6-0
1979 Detroit Catholic Central (Thomas Mach) Escanaba 32-7
1978 Traverse City (Jim Ooley) North Farmington 20-14
1977 Birmingham Brother Rice (Albert Fracassa) Portage Central 17-7
1976 Midland Dow (Al Quick) Farmington Hills Harrison 36-27
1975 Livonia Franklin (Armand Vigna) Traverse City 21-7

CLASS BB

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Menominee (Ken Hofer) Haslett 42-6
1997 Ogemaw Heights (Larry Bellor) Marshall 19-12
1996 Marshall (Rich Hulkow) Kingsford 14-13
1995 East Grand Rapids (George Barcheski) Allen Park 14-7
1994 Monroe Jefferson (Marc Cisco) East Grand Rapids 19-18
1993 East Grand Rapids (George Barcheski) Oxford 28-25 (OT)
1992 Oxford (Bud Rowley) Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 20-13 (OT)
1991 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Cheboygan 34-7
1990 Dowagiac Union (Bernard Thomas) Oxford 35-14

CLASS B

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Chesaning (Jim Szappan) Belding 41-38
1997 Belding (Irv Sigler) Riverview 42-13
1996 Jackson Lumen Christi (Herb Brogan) Belding 17-11
1995 Detroit Country Day (Joe D'Angelo) Muskegon Orchard View 28-14
1994 Belding (Irv Sigler) Detroit Country Day 50-41
1993 Kingsford (Chris Hofer) Imlay City 35-14
1992 Marysville (Walt Braun) Kingsford 21-12
1991 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (Joseph Sandersen) Coopersville 16-7
1990 Dearborn Heights Robichaud (Robert Yauck, Sr.) Kingsford 21-7
1989 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) DeWitt 28-27
1988 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) St. Joseph 44-9
1987 Grand Rapids Catholic Central (James Galvin) Farmington Hills Harrison 19-7
1986 Marysville (Walt Braun) Grand Rapids South Christian 38-15
1985 Dearborn Divine Child (Wes Wishart) Wyoming Park 21-0
1984 Wyoming Park (Jack VerDuin) Monroe Catholic Central 33-21
1983 East Grand Rapids (George Barcheski) Battle Creek Lakeview 35-0
1982 Muskegon Catholic Central (Pete Kutches) Dearborn Divine Child 17-14
1981 Farmington Hills Harrison (John Herrington) Muskegon Catholic Central 7-0
1980 Muskegon Catholic Central (Pete Kutches) Okemos 29-0
1979 Jackson Lumen Christi (Jim Crowley) Grand Rapids West Catholic 21-0
1978 Warren Woods (Dennis Zbozen) Grand Rapids Catholic Central 13-12 (OT)
1977 Jackson Lumen Christi (Jim Crowley) Saginaw MacArthur 17-16
1976 East Grand Rapids (George Barcheski) Okemos 26-7
1975 Dearborn Divine Child (Robert LaPointe) Saginaw MacArthur 21-0

CLASS CC

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Montrose (Dennis Reinhart) Whittemore-Prescott 21-14
1997 Muskegon Oakridge (Jack Schugars) Vermontville-Maple Valley 6-0
1996 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Gregory Carter) Iron Mountain 30-14
1995 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Gregory Carter) Whittemore-Prescott 14-6
1994 Orchard Lake St. Mary (George Porritt) Constantine 35-7
1993 Hartford (James Webb) Onsted 43-14
1992 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Montague 12-7
1991 Battle Creek Pennfield (Dave Hudson) Negaunee 14-8
1990 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Muskegon Oakridge 22-13

CLASS C

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Unionville-Sebewaing (Tim Travis) Traverse City St. Francis 16-8
1997 Ravenna (Dusty Fairfield) Decatur 48-26
1996 Ravenna (Dusty Fairfield) Morenci 30-14
1995 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Morenci 19-7
1994 Ravenna (Dusty Fairfield) Schoolcraft 43-7
1993 Iron Mountain (Thomas Wender) Manchester 28-8
1992 Traverse City St. Francis (Larry Sellers) Harper Woods Bishop Gallagher 28-21
(2 OT)
1991 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Harbor Beach 34-0
1990 Muskegon Catholic Central (Mike Holmes) Galesburg-Augusta 21-6
1989 Schoolcraft (Larry Ledlow) Ontonagon 14-7
1988 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Ravenna 22-14
1987 Erie-Mason (Al Romano) Saginaw Nouvel 14-7
1986 Detroit Country Day (Joe D'Angelo) Muskegon Catholic Central 18-14
1985 Lansing Catholic Central (Phil Booth) St. Ignace 33-6
1984 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Grand Rapids South Christian 38-26
1983 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Traverse City St. Francis 28-26
1982 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Rogers City 44-0
1981 Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port (Bill McLellan) North Muskegon 15-6
1980 Munising (Terry Sayen) White Pigeon 19-7
1979 Ishpeming (John Croze) Watervliet 13-0
1978 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern (Tim McGee) Bad Axe 18-16
1977 Orchard Lake St. Mary (Art Paddy) Iron River West Iron County 48-12
1976 Flat Rock (Lawrence Dugan) Onaway 30-8
1975 Ishpeming (Mike Mileski) Hudson 38-22

CLASS DD

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Fulton-Middleton (Ed Lark) Harper Woods Bishop Gallagher 21-20
1997 Lawrence (Jim Coady) Mio 28-6
1996 Pittsford (Bob Clement) Maple City Glen Lake 47-7
1995 Mendon (John Schwartz) Lake Linden-Hubbell 19-8
1994 Maple City Glen Lake (Bill Hollenbeck) Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes 20-10
1993 Mendon (John Schwartz) McBain 7-0
1992 Lake Linden-Hubbell (Ronald Warner) Sand Creek 16-3
1991 Mendon (John Schwartz) Lake Linden-Hubbell 30-14
1990 Marion (Thomas Cutler) Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes 33-7

CLASS D

Year Champion (Coach) Runner-Up Score
1998 Fowler (Neal Hoffman) Iron Mountain North Dickinson 26-8
1997 Lake Linden-Hubbell (Ronald Warner) Portland St. Patrick 30-8
1996 Fowler (Neal Hoffman) Lake Linden-Hubbell 10-0
1995 Fowler (Steve Spicer) Baraga 28-6
1994 Beal City (Ben Steele) Litchfield 35-14
1993 Fowler (Steve Spicer) Frankfort 17-0
1992 Portland St. Patrick (Chris Schrauben) Frankfort 34-13
1991 Frankfort (Tim Klein) Portland St. Patrick 21-7
1990 Frankfort (Tim Klein) Lawrence 33-6
1989 Mendon (John Schwartz) Lake Linden-Hubbell 31-0
1988 Schoolcraft (Larry Ledlow) Frankfort 42-7
1987 Martin (Bob Kubiak) Beal City 21-0
1986 Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (Loren Dietrich) Fowler 36-24
1985 Battle Creek St. Philip (Michael Hume) Bessemer 31-8
1984 Gobles (Daniel Armstrong) Crystal Falls Forest Park 31-22
1983 St. Ignace (Barry Pierson) Mendon 15-12
1982 Mendon (Roger Smith) Rudyard 44-8
1981 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Crystal Falls Forest Park 34-0
1980 Norway (Robert Giannunzio) Fowler 25-0
1979 Norway (Robert Giannunzio) Schoolcraft 21-6
1978 Detroit St. Martin dePorres (Ron Thompson) Crystal Falls Forest Park 38-14
1977 Flint Holy Rosary (Bill Hermann) Crystal Falls Forest Park 21-20
1976 Crystal Falls Forest Park (Richard Mettlach) Flint Holy Rosary 14-6
1975 Crystal Falls Forest Park (Richard Mettlach) Flint Holy Rosary 50-0