Sports Corner

Troy Frank and Mikie McConnell


After finishing 12-5 last year, varsity coach Keith Marzec and the team have been killing it. They have seven wins, one loss, and are 5-0 in the MAC Silver division. Their pitching has been tremendous with senior Austin Morrow, who has been lights out with a 2-0 record, 28 strikeouts, and a .857 earned run average along with junior Evan Gates with a 2-1 record, 22 strikeouts, and a .792 ERA. The batting has been outstanding behind: junior Matthew Fowler, with a batting average of .522, ten runs batted in, 12 hits, and an On-Base-Percentage of .633, senior Joseph Petrone with an average hovering around .476, an OBP of .619, and seven RBIs. Rounding out the group is senior Ryan Diciacca with about a .391 average. Let us not forget about Gates’ many hit-by-pitches. Next game will be on May 4 at home against Clawson.



Roseville panthers’ girls’ softball team is holding their own in the M.A.C Gold conference with an in league record of 1-3 beating Lamphere by a score of 16-9, their losses coming from Marysville, Port Huron, and Warren Mott. Overall they are 4-8 with wins against Parkway Christian, East Detroit and Fitzgerald. The win over Fitzgerald was a tight one with a suicide squeeze in the last inning to put the panthers on top 8-3

“As we continue to get better throughout the rest of the season, we look to win the rest of our games in the gold and pull ahead in our division,” junior pitcher Eryn VanderVlucht said.



The Roseville panther’s girls’ soccer team has been dominating the M.A.C Silver division. In five games we are 4-0-1, this means they  have four wins zero losses and one tie. They have had been dominating games against Madison Heights and Warren Fitzgerald, beating them both eight to zero mercying them, and shutting out the other two teams in their division. They played South Lake Monday, April 24 and tied them one to one. Their out of league record is 6-2-2 with thier only losses coming to Warren Woods Tower and Sterling Heights.

“So far this season have been playing unbelievably well together, and plan to go undefeated in league play to achieve first place in the M.A.C Silver,” Senior captain Lindsey Somoski says.



Track is in full speed and hitting on all the marks. In one of their most recent meets on April 23 for the Fitzgerald Invitational, the girls’ team finished in first place and the boys finished in second; more specifically, the boys finished first in the high jump, sprint medley relay, and long jump. They finished second in the 4×200, 4×100, and 4×400 relay, and third in the other long jump. Girls finished first in the 4×100, 4×200, and 4×400. Senior Kye Dozier earned four metals, senior Eleni Haralampopoulos had three, and senior Kayla Harvey had two, followed by many who also received a metal. Freshman Jalen Williams has had a terrific season. He anchors the 4×100 and 200 relays. He also has done the long jump where he had a high of 19’6”. Dozier and Haralampopoulos are the front runners for girls’ sprinters.  Senior Eric Seabrooks is the team captain for the boys’ runners. The throwing captains are Kayla Harvey and John Mills. They also had a meet on April 28 and 30.

“The kids are working hard. They are reaching their full potential and are becoming more consistent,” coach Raymond Cabarris said.

The next meet will be May 5 at Marysville at four p.m.