Bluejay Fans, The season opener for boys soccer is tomorrow night at 7:00 on the football field versus Chippewa Hills. Admission is $5.00. Family passes can be purchased at the gate for $175.00. Please make checks payable to Shepherd Public Schools. Go Blue!
This message is for all high school boys interested in playing soccer. Your first day of practice is Monday, August 12th. Practices the first two weeks will be held at the soccer field on the north side of town from 3:45-5:30. You must have an athletic physical!
Still in need of a physical for the upcoming school year? Sweetwater medical facility is offering two more opportunities to get a sports physical for an extremely reasonable price. They have partnered with Mitchell's Deli to offer a great package deal. Dates: Tuesday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 13 from 10am to 3pm. Call 989-828-4614 to schedule an appointment.
4-H Spartan Coding Camp: July 7-11, 2019 Explore the exciting field of computer coding at MSU Extension’s newest premier pre-college program! This is a great opportunity to keep your skills sharp through the summer and explore career opportunities in computer science and coding. Whether you have prior computer coding knowledge, or have never even thought about it, you will gain valuable coding skills at this fun STEM summer camp. Youth aged 13 to 19 can go to https://events.anr.msu.edu/4HSpartanCodingCamp/ to learn more and register. Space is limited! Register and pay online by June 17. Website: https://www.canr.msu.edu/4-h-spartan-coding-camp/ Questions? Contact Christine Miller at MSU Extension at 517-552-6905 or email email@example.com.
Any high school boy that's interested in playing soccer in the fall should attend the sign-up meeting this Thursday at 12:15 in Mr. Gross' classroom.
The baseball/softball districts are postponed til Monday at 1:00/3:00/5:00. Our varsity baseball/softball teams will play at 3:00 Monday. If they win the 3:00 game they will play for the district championship at 5:00. Go Bluejays!
Shepherd golf is State-bound for the third time in three years! With a team score of 363, the Blue Jays took third place, just one stroke out of first place. Max Skeel had a 2nd place score of 80, Zach Bendele shot 91 for 16th, Max Kyser had a 95 for 22nd, and Owen Morey a 97 for 27th. Next up is states on June 7 and 8 at Katke GC at Ferris State. Go Jays!
Congratulations to the varsity baseball team for their 3-1 pre-district win over Lakeview in 10 innings. They now advance to the district semifinal Saturday in Shepherd versus St. Louis. Game time is approximately 11:30 Saturday morning.
We are delaying the start of today's pre-district baseball/softball games til 5:30. We will make a decision at 3:00 whether to postpone.
Bluejay Fans, The admission for the baseball/softball pre-districts/districts is $6.00. Since this is an MHSAA state tournament event, family passes, league passes and senior citizen passes are not accepted.
Good luck to our varsity baseball team as they begin state tournament action here in Shepherd on Tuesday (05-28-19) at 4:00 versus Lakeview. Go Bluejays!
We've added a varsity softball doubleheader to the schedule for this week. Our varsity softball team will travel to Clare on Wednesday (05-29-19) for a 4:30 doubleheader. Good Luck Girls!
Boys golf shot a season PR 340 for 7th place at another tough invite in Big Rapids at Ferris State. Max Skeel tied his PR of 75, Zach Bendele had a PR 78, Max Kyser had a PR 93, Owen Morey had a PR 94, and Korrbin Gluch had a season PR 99. Up next:Regionals in Tawas on Wednesday.
The varsity softball tournament at Coleman today will now start at 11 o’clock instead of 9 o’clock.
Varsity Baseball Scores Shepherd 3, Chippewa Hills 1 Shepherd 2, Chippewa Hills 0 The varsity baseball team begins state tournament action on Tuesday, May 28th in the pre-district versus Lakeview here at Shepherd High School. Game time is 4:00. Go Bluejays!
Varsity Softball Scores Shepherd 6, Chippewa Hills 0 Shepherd 3, Chippewa Hills 2 The ladies are back in action tomorrow (Saturday) at the Coleman tournament. The first game is at 9:00. Good Luck Girls!
Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Shepherd Early College Graduates. Tonight's graduation is in conjunction with Mid Michigan College (MID). President Hammond (MID) spoke eloquently about our Early College program . She highlighted the strengths in our partnership. Congratulations to our graduates. #WeAreBLUEJAYStrong
JV Softball Scores Shepherd 3, Chippewa Hills 2 Shepherd 7, Chippewa Hills 0 JV Baseball Scores Shepherd 8, Chippewa Hills 5 Shepherd 9, Chippewa Hills 2
Varsity Baseball Scores Beaverton 5, Shepherd 2 Shepherd 3, Beaverton 0 Varsity Softball Scores Beaverton 5, Shepherd 3 Beaverton 4, Shepherd 0
JV Softball Scores Shepherd 11, Beaverton 0 Shepherd 16, Beaverton 2 JV Baseball Scores Beaverton 11, Shepherd 6 Beaverton 4, Shepherd 3
Thursday's (05-23-19) varsity baseball/softball games at Chippewa Hills will now start at 4:30 instead of 4:00. Go Bluejays!
This is a reminder that Wednesday's (05-22-19) home track meet will start at 3:30 instead of 2:30. Go Bluejays!
JV Softball Scores Bullock Creek 9, Shepherd 4 Bullock Creek 2, Shepherd 0 JV Baseball Scores Bullock Creek 10, Shepherd 1 Bullock Creek 3, Shepherd 1
Varsity Softball Scores Shepherd 7, Bullock Creek 4 Bullock Creek 12, Shepherd 2 Varsity Baseball Scores Bullock Creek 9, Shepherd 4 Bullock Creek 7, Shepherd 2
The girls soccer team fell to Alma tonight by a score of 5-2. Congrats to Gracie Meyer and Casey Sexton for scoring their first varsity goals. The ladies are back in action Friday night when Pinconning comes to town for a 6:00 contest.
The high school track meet scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd will now start at 3:30 instead of 2:30.
This is a reminder that girls soccer will start at 4:30 today in Alma instead of 5:30. Go Bluejays!
JV Softball Scores: Swan Valley 19, Shepherd 1 Swan Valley 6, Shepherd 5 JV Baseball Scores: Shepherd 5, Swan Valley 3 Swan Valley 8, Shepherd 3
Varsity Softball Scores: Swan Valley 3, Shepherd 2 Swan Valley 7, Shepherd 1 Varsity Baseball Scores: Swan Valley 10, Shepherd 0 Swan Valley 8, Shepherd 7
Congrats to the girls soccer team for their 2-1 victory over Carson City! Kiersten Judge scored both goals for the Lady Jays. Beka Lombard and Erin Shetenhelm had great games as goal keepers. The ladies are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Alma. Go Blue!
The address for tonight's girls soccer match at Carson City is below: Fellowship Baptist Academy 10400 E. Carson City Rd Carson City, MI 48811
Wednesday's girls soccer match at Alma will now start at 4:30 instead of 5:30. Alma does charge a $5.00 admission. Also, pets are not allowed on school grounds at Alma Public Schools.
The varsity baseball team took two games from Freeland Tuesday night. They won the first game by a score of 2-1 and the second game 5-4 in eight innings. Their overall record is now 12-8 with a 4-2 record in the TVC. They resume action Thursday when Beal City comes to town.
The varsity softball team lost two close games to Freeland tonight. The scores were 2-1 and 5-2. They are back in action on Thursday when they host Beal City at 4 o’clock.
The girls soccer team lost a tough match to Hemlock last night by a score of 9-1. Kiersten Judge scored the lone goal for the Bluejays, bringing her season total to three goals. The girls are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Nouvel for a 4:30 contest.
The varsity baseball team just knocked the Lakers by a score of 2-1 and will play for the championship in about 20 minutes against Farwell. Go Blue!
The Lady Jays just defeated Lakers 5-4 and will square off with Dewitt in approximately a half hour for the championship.
The varsity softball team won game one of their quad today by a score of 4 to 0 over Farwell. They are now in game two versus Lakers. The varsity baseball team is opening up tournament play in a few minutes versus Lakers. They will also play Farwell around 3 o’clock.
The Shepherd boys 4x400 relay team of Ross McNeel, Dane Nestle, Ben Moeggenberg, and Dylan Fisher ran an an amazing time of 3:28.34 last night at the home Bluejay Invite to break the 49 year old record of 3:29.6. The previous record was set in 1970 by a team of Rick Bunker, Lon Bohannon, Mickey Feltman and Doug White.
Due to unplayable conditions, the Shepherd Golf outing scheduled for tomorrow at Maple Creek has been rescheduled until May 19 @ 1pm. Coach Willett and Coach Halliwill send their sincerest apologies.
The Shepherd High School Band performed beautifully today at the MSBOA state band festival @ Bay City Centrl HS. Mrs. Gross and the HS Band were IMPRESSIVE! Once they finished performing, they were fortunate to get very specific & timely feedback from the Michigan State University Band Director David Thornton. #WeAreBLUEJAYStrong
The girls soccer match versus Ithaca is canceled for tonight.
The jv softball doubleheader scheduled at St. Louis for today (05-01-19) is canceled and will not be rescheduled.
The boys golf match scheduled at St. Charles for today (05-01-19) is now canceled. We are working on a makeup date.
SHS had an excellent presentation this afternoon. The Community Mental Health for Central Michigan provided our students with an opportunity to hear suicide prevention and mental health awareness speaker, Will Heininger. If you are unfamiliar with Will, he is a former University of Michigan student and football player who discovered, during his time at U of M, that he was suffering from depression. He was able to get the help he needed and compete all fours years on the football team, thanks to the support of his family, counselors and coaching staff. Will has since returned to his alma mater as a Program Coordinator in their Depression Center.
Girls soccer lost a tough match to Alma on Monday night to Alma by a score of 7-1. The goal being scored by Kiersten Judge. Next game is at home on Wednesday against Ithaca at 6pm in the stadium.
Just a reminder that Friday, April 26th we do not have school for students. And Monday, April 29th is a 1/2 day for students with a release at 11:00 a.m.
The varsity softball team lost a couple of games to a very good Coleman team tonight. The final score of the first game was 7-0 and the second game ended with an 8-5 score. The Bluejays are back in action on Tuesday when they travel to Standish-Sterling.
The varsity golf team had a good night with three PRs and a team 162. Max Skeel shot an impressive 4-under-par 31 to stretch his individual conference lead. Zach Bendele shot a 40, Spencer Myers a PR 45, and Owen Morey a PR 46. This stretches the conference lead to 22 strokes.
The varsity softball team split with Alma tonight. The Lady Jays won the first game by a score of 5-2 but dropped game two by a score of 4-1. They are back in action on Thursday when they travel to Coleman for a 4:00 doubleheader.
The varsity baseball team swept the Alma Panthers tonight. They won game one by a score of 3-0 and trailed in game two by a score of 6-3 and scored four runs in the last two innings to take game two by a score of 7-6. They travel to Coleman on Thursday for a 4:00 doubleheader.
Baseball games at Bullock Creek have been canceled. The soccer game at 6 PM is still on at Bullock Creek. Good luck ladies! Dress warmly.
The jv softball tournament scheduled to be at Chesaning on Saturday, April 20th is now canceled and will not be rescheduled.
The jv and varsity baseball/softball games versus Cadillac are canceled for today (04-18-19).
The Boys Track and Field team is ranked 1st in Division 3 in Week 1 of the MITCA track rankings. The girls are not far behind in 3rd! Both teams are at the Blue and Gold Invite today at Ithaca. Go Blue!
The girls soccer team put up a good fight against Hemlock last night and went into halftime trailing by a score of 2-1. The Lady Jays couldn't find the goal the remainder of the match and ended up on the short end of 7-1 score. Kiersten Judge was the lone scorer for the Jays.
We've added a date to our jv softball schedule. The jv softball team will participate in the Chesaning tournament this Saturday, April 20th. Their first game is scheduled to start at 9:45.
The varsity baseball team will makeup their doubleheader with Bullock Creek this Friday, April 19th at 4:00 at Bullock Creek. The varsity softball doubleheader as well as the jv doubleheaders will be made up at a later date.
Bluejay Fans, We are still looking for workers for our upcoming track meets. We need help with shot put, discus and announcing. If you would like to help or know of someone that can help please contact Carey Hammel - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vote Max! Senior Max Skeel is nominated for player of the week. After two matches he was a total of 1-under par all week! He’s also 3rd academically in the class of 2019. Click on the link and vote! https://expo.mlive.com/sports/g66l-2019/04/fef372ac39456/vote-for-first-saginawarea-spring-sports-athlete-of-the-week.html
The boys golf jamboree scheduled at Hemlock for Wednesday, April 17th is canceled due to poor course conditions. A makeup date is yet to be determined.
All athletic events for this evening (Tuesday, April 16, 2019) have been postponed due to weather. A makeup date has not been determined at this time.
The jv and varsity baseball/softball games versus Bullock Creek are canceled for today. A makeup date has not been determined at this time.
The track meet versus Freeland is canceled for today due to flooding in the field event areas. We will make a decision at noon regarding baseball and softball for today.
The girls soccer team was defeated by a very good Nouvel Catholic Central squad tonight by a score of 8 to 0. They are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Hemlock for a 4:30 contest. Go Blue!
The girls soccer match scheduled for tonight against Saginaw Nouvel will go on as scheduled at 6 o’clock.
Shepherd Track & Field is still looking for Shot Put/Discus help this Tuesday. The shifts are: Girls Shot - 4-4:45 Boys Disc - 4-4:45 Boys Shot - 5-5:45 Girls Disc - 5-5:45
The Bluejay softball teams were swept by the Mt. Pleasant Oiler's today. The varsity team lost the first game 3-2 in 8 innings and fell in the second game by a score of 23-11. The jv softball team lost by scores of 24-14 and 25-3.
The Bluejay baseball teams had a rough day on the diamond today versus the Mt. Pleasant Oiler's. The varsity team lost by scores of 17-2 and 12-2. The jv baseball team lost game one by a score of 11-1 and game two by a score of 9-4.
The jv baseball doubleheader scheduled with Frankenmuth for Thursday, April 11th is now cancelled.
The boys and girls track teams were victorious at Ithaca Wed night. Runners of the Meet were Sawyer Travis for a huge long jump PR of 17' 9.5" and great times in the 100, 200, and 4x400, and Riley Hohlbein for a new high jump PR of 4'4", and also great 100, 200, and 4x400 times!
The girls soccer team played to a 0-0 tie with Carson City tonight.
Bluejay Fans, Fridays' girls soccer match versus Clare's jv team is cancelled but will be rescheduled for a later date.
The boys golf team had a good opening of TVC competition, shooting a 171 for 1st place by 9 strokes at the 6-team meet. Players who scored were Max Skeel with an even-par 36, Zach Bendele 41, Korrbin Gluch 46, and a PR 48 from Owen Morey.
The varsity baseball team rebounded tonight in Frankenmuth with a 18 to 6 win in game 1 and a 4 to 3 win in game 2. The Bluejays are back in action Saturday vs. Mt. Pleasant for a doubleheader against the Oilers.
A great first meet of the outdoor season! Boys finished 1st and girls 2nd and there were several great performances across the board! Athlete's of the meet were Brody Noreen for setting personal bests in the Shot & Disc and Elizabeth Moeggenberg for running 2 great relay legs and running in the 48s for the 300 Hurdles!