Marsha Chartrand

Wrestling team falls in regionals; will send 10 individuals to state competition

On Wednesday night, they Flying Dutch wrestlers headed north to Burton for their Division 4 regional tournament. There they faced regional competition from other District champions Burton-Bendle High School, Memphis High School, and local rival Clinton High School. In the first round, Clinton overcame Bendle, 68-15 and Manchester shut out Memphis, 78-0. But when it came down […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Wrestlers successful in District competitions

All 14 Dutch wrestlers who competed in individual District competition in Clinton on Saturday will have the opportunity to advance to Regional contests next week. District champions (pictured in front center of photo at left, holding their bracket posters) included Reese Fry at 112#, Blake Belaire at 135#, and Charlie Depp at 215#. Fry pinned Christian […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Dutch Wrestlers are Conference Champs!

For the 11th year, the Manchester Dutchmen wrestling team is Champion of the Cascades Conference for 2018! In Friday night’s conference meet, held in East Jackson, Manchester had six first-place medalists, two second-place medals, a third-place finisher and four who finished the season in fourth place. Congratulations to each and every wrestler who contributed to this […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Another successful week for wrestlers

The Dutch wrestlers went 2-0 against Napoleon and Michigan Center on Wednesday night at the Napoleon quad meet. On Saturday, the team headed to Leslie to the Blackhawk Invitational tournament and earned a third place team finish out of 22 teams, with a total of 173 points. Individual placers included first-place medalists Reese Fry at […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Wrestlers face tough competition at Hudson Super 16 Tourney

Last week’s wrestling started with a dual meet at Vandercook Lake on Wednesday, Jan. 17 and the Dutch went 2-0 on the night, with a 48-27 victory over Addison and an incredible 77-0 decision over the Vandercook grapplers. The big news of the night, however, was two Dutch wrestlers reaching milestone wins: Reese Fry (112) got his […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Wrestlers have a successful week!

It was a good week for the varsity wrestlers! On Wednesday, Jan. 10, the team attended a Quad Meet in East Jackson, going 2-0 for the night against East Jackson and Hanover Horton. Great performances from all wrestlers helped the team go undefeated against Hanover and they gained a decisive win over East Jackson. Grass Lake […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Wrestlers perform well at Clinton tournament

The Dave Elliot Memorial Wrestling Individual Tournament welcomed the Manchester Varsity wrestlers, along with 16 other teams from across Southeastern Michigan, to Clinton on Saturday for the 43rd annual event. Medaling for the Dutch in Saturday’s tournament were Senior wrestler Reese Fry at 112# with a first-place finish, including a pin. Reese is now 23-0 for […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Wrestlers score high in holiday tourneys

It has been an exciting and successful holiday break for the Manchester wrestlers. At the Manchester Varsity Invitational on Thursday, the team took second to Woodhaven, falling short only in the final match. Three wrestlers (Reese Fry, Drew Gebhardt, and Jacob Shelby), went 5-0 on the day, and all the wrestlers stepped up strong on the mats and […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Flying Dutchbots Robotics team qualifies for state!

FTC Team #11193, the Flying Dutchbots, competed on Saturday, December 9th, in East Jackson. The team maintained first place throughout the competition, and made it to the elimination rounds. The Dutchbots earned the privilege to choose two carefully selected alliance partners for the elimination round. Though a slight misfortune caused the robot to break in […]

 Sara Swanson

Middle School Flying Dutchbots win 3, lose 2 matches

submitted by Manchester Flying Dutchbots Team The Manchester Flying Dutchbots Team #11193, competed last weekend. They placed overall 14th out of 35. During the competition, the Dutchbots held first place for the first half of the competition, winning three matches and losing two. The game consisted of two alliances, which would work together against the other […]

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