Eisenhower Beats Rochester High in Football Districts

It’s not how you start, but how you finish. Utica Eisenhower proved that Friday in a Division 1 pre-district game against Rochester. The Eagles, who are making their 19th straight appearance in postseason, one of the longest in state history, overcame a slow start to eventually defeat the visiting Falcons 24-14 at Swinehart Stadium. Eisenhower, now 9-1, will travel to Romeo next Friday for the district finals to try to avenge its only loss of the season. The Eagles, who were held to … [Read more...]

Rochester High Wins Homecoming Game

ROCHESTER HILLS — The fans didn’t want to leave.  The clock was on zero. The band was on the field, beginning to exit. The players were in the huddle in their end zone, listening to their coaches talk about the game. To talk about the victory. To talk about the fifth win.  To talk about the first homecoming victory for the first time since 1999. There’s plenty to talk about around Rochester football these days. Following Friday’s 17-0 shutout of visiting West Bloomfield, no one … [Read more...]

Comeback kids: DeVoe, Falcons grind out third win against Pontiac

ROCHESTER HILLS — With each passing week, Rochester is finding ways to right this ship. The latest chapter came on the football field Friday night. The Falcons, who have not had a winning season since 1999, added to its win total, a rarity in the past decade, by holding off visiting Pontiac 17-13 in an OAA Red Division contest. This is only the second time in a span of 17 seasons that Rochester (3-1, 2-1) has begun the season with a 3-1 record, with the Falcons having done so in both 1999 … [Read more...]