Athletic History of Saginaw

The city of Saginaw has had an exciting athletic history including numerous professional athletes. This page gives a history of Saginaw high school sports as well as minor league teams that will¬†produce these great athletes and an impressive name in Michigan Athletics. Two notes for this page: Saints Peter and and Paul, Saint Mary’s, and Saint Stephen’s ¬†high schools will merge into Nouvel Catholic Central in 1984. All of these schools will be referred to as Saginaw Area Catholic Schools. Second note the football class system changes from a lettered class system to a numbered division system in 1998.

Saginaw Spirit OHL Hockey Team: Since the Spirit’s first year in 2001 they have achieved 9 Quarter-Final Conference appearances with 3 victories that would take them to Semi-Finals where they would lose each time. As a side note the Saginaw Spirit has a secondary mascot, beside primary mascot Sammy Spirit, named Steagle Cobeagle the Spirit Eagle. Steagle was named after late night talk show host Steven Colbert and has since been proudly promoted by Colbert. (saginawspirit.com)Saginaw Spiritcolbert

Saginaw Sting CIFL Indoor Football Team: Since the Sting’s first year in 2008 they have achieved 3 League Championships, 1 Conference Championship, and 1 Division Championship. (saginawsting.com)saginaw sting

Boys High School Basketball State Championships since 1925

Arthur Hill : 2 State Championships and 5 Runner-Ups in Class A

Saginaw High School: 7 State Championships and 4 Runner-Ups in Class A

Buena Vista: 4 State Championships and 4 Runner-Ups in Class B. 2 State Championships in Class C

Saginaw Area Catholic Schools: 7 State Championships and 10 Runner-Ups in Class C

 

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Girls High School Basketball State Championships since 1925

Heritage High School: 1 State Championship and 1 Runner-Up in Class A

Arthur Hill: 1 Runner-Up in class A

Saginaw High School: 1 State Championship and 1 Runner-Up in Class A

Saginaw Area Catholic Schools: 1 Runner-Up in Class B. 3 State Championships and 1 Runner-Up in Class C

Swan Valley: 1 Runner-Up in Class B

Valley Lutheran: 1 Runner-Up in Class C

 

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High School Football since 1925

Saginaw High School: 1 State Championship in Division 2

Saginaw Area Catholic Schools: 2 State Championships and 1 Runner-Up in Division 6. 1 State Championship in Division 7. 1 Runner-Up in Class C

Arthur Hill: 1 State Championship and 1 Runner-Up in Class AA

 

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www.sacschools.org

 

(mhsaa.com)