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MHSAA Tightens Restrictions on Football Practices

(Information gathered from the blog of Michigan High School Executive Director Jack Roberts at MHSAA.com) Last Friday, the MHSAA Representative Council adopted the proposals of the Football Task Force revising practice policies that take effect this fall, helping Michigan schools keep pace with an advancing standard of care – a standard that is reducing head-to-head contact […]

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Eagles Release 2014 Football Schedule

The 2014 Olivet High School varsity football schedule has been released. The Eagles will open with a familiar foe, Battle Creek Pennfield, on August 28 at home. Ironically, both Olivet and Pennfield are leaving the Kalamazoo Valley Association after the 2013-14 school year. Olivet will join the Greater Lansing Athletic Conference, while Pennfield is moving […]

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Priddy Named “Regional Coach of the Year” by MHSFCA

Olivet’s Gabe Priddy will receive a 2013 Regional Football Coach of the Year award at the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association’s annual banquet in January. Priddy, who just completed his first season as Olivet’s head coach, led the Eagles to a 10-2 record in 2013. Olivet claimed a share of its first-ever Kalamazoo Valley […]

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Football Program Hands Out Post-Season Awards

The Olivet High School football program held its 2013 awards ceremony on Wednesday, December 4 in the OHS auditorium and the following varsity awards were handed out… Most Valuable Offensive Back – Shane Loney Most Valuable Receiver – Tyler Masters Most Valuable Offensive Lineman – Todd Candelaria Most Valuable Defensive Lineman – Austin Smith Most […]

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McGill Named All-State by Associated Press

Chase McGill, an Olivet High School senior, has been named to the Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State Football Team. Although best known for his fearless linebacker skills on defense, McGill earned the prestigious award as an offensive lineman. “Chase is a relentless football player,” Olivet coach Gabe Priddy noted. “He was the physical leader on […]

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Eagles’ Comeback Attempt Falls Short in Loss to West Catholic

Below are links to various coverage of Saturday’s regional championship football game, which saw Olivet lose to Grand Rapids West Catholic, 35-14, at Olivet High School. The Eagles finished their season at 10-2, winning both Kalamazoo Valley Association and Division 5 district titles. The photo was taken by Nick Garrison from The Battle Creek Enquirer. […]

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MHSAA Division 5 Football Results & Schedule

The Olivet varsity football team has reached the regional championship round (quarterfinals) of the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 5 playoffs. Here is a recap of the district championship scores as well as a schedule of upcoming games: District Final Results / November 8-9 Region 1 / District 1 Menominee 47, Grayling 14 Region […]

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Olivet’s Next Opponent Should Spark Memories

Below are links to a video and an article about the Olivet varsity football team’s upcoming opponent, Grand Rapids West Catholic. The Falcons dominated Lansing Catholic, 38-20, Friday night in a game that was not as close as the final score indicates. Olivet will host GRWC on Saturday, November 16 at 1 p.m. in a […]

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Eagles Claim District Championship on Home Turf

Below are various links to coverage of the Olivet varsity football team’s 20-6 district championship victory over Parchment Friday night at Olivet High School. By winning, the Eagles advance to the regional final against Grand Rapids West Catholic. The contest will be played at Olivet High School on Saturday, November 16 at 1 p.m.   […]

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“We are Family” Approach is Key to Eagles’ Success

Below is an article written by Steve Vedder from MLive.com. Vedder breaks down the upcoming rematch between the Olivet and Parchment football teams. The two squads are scheduled to play on Friday, November 8 at 7 p.m. at Olivet High School.   The foundation of Olivet’s run to a possible appearance in a second state […]

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