The Cristo Rey Network has 32 schools across the United States, so when two schools from other cities come together it is a rare moment.
Anthony Roberts, standing at 6-foot-3, is currently a senior at Henry Ford High School and is the point guard for the basketball team. Roberts is a good player that works hard, has a lot of strength and is versatile on the floor.
Michael Watson made hisotry on Feb. 9 as the first wrestler from Detroit Public Schools Community District or Detroit Public Schools to ever advance to postseason competition.
In a 60-58 nail-biter, the Mumford varsity girls basketball team beat Renaissance on Feb. 16 to win the Public School League championship for the first time in the school’s 68 year history. “I’m on cloud nine,” said head coach Kareem Hogan after he climbed out of the post-game pile of screaming players.
Runners at Detroit Cristo Rey joined the cross country team for a variety of reasons, but endurance, camaraderie and work ethic they build has given them a passion for it. Oscar Jimenez, a junior at Cristo Rey, joined cross country because his brothers joined.
Little Caesars Arena, the new home of the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Red Wings, is a dream for young athletes of Detroit, who wish to one day show their own skills there.