Macomb Area Conference

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The Macomb Area Conference (formerly known as the Macomb Athletic Conference) is a high school sports league located in Southeastern Michigan. It is a member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). There are currently 35 members, spread across St. Clair County, Macomb County, Oakland County, and Wayne County.

The MAC offers sports for both boys and girls, including boys and girls cross country, boys football, boys and girls basketball, boys baseball, and girls softball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls swimming, girls volleyball, boys and girls track and field, wrestling, and boys hockey.

League History[edit]

The MAC was formed in 1986, and began competition in September 1987. The 17 charter member schools included ten from the Macomb Conference, five from the Bi-county League, and two from the Eastern Michigan league.

Charter members[edit]

Charter Members
Previous League School School
Macomb Conference Chippewa Valley Cousino
Eisenhower Utica Ford
Fraser Romeo
Sterling Heights Sterling Heights Stevenson
Utica Warren Woods-Tower
Bi-County Conference clinton twp Clintondale St. Clair Lake Shore
St. Clair Lakeview L'Anse Creuse
St. Clair South Lake
Eastern Michigan League Grosse Pointe North Roseville Brablec

Brablec was closed and merged with Roseville High School in 1988.

Expansion[edit]

First Expansion
In 1988 the remaining schools in the Eastern Michigan League joined the MAC.

Second Expansion
In 1992, Warren Mott High School joined the MAC.

Third Expansion
In 1995, six schools from the former St. Clair Area League joined the MAC:

Algonac, Imlay City and Richmond later left the conference to seek other affiliations. Dakota High school opened in 1995 and joined the MAC in 1996.

Fourth Expansion
In 1996, four schools from the former Macomb-Oakland Athletic Conference joined the MAC:

Fifth Expansion
In 2003, Madison Heights Madison and Madison Heights Lamphere, from the OAA, and New Haven, from the Southern Thumb, joined the MAC.

Sixth Expansion
In 2008, Clawson from the OAA, joined the MAC.

Football[edit]

NOTE: Statistics are as of the end of the 2007 season. The number of playoffs are the number of times a High School entered the playoffs when it was part of the MAC.

Red Division[edit]

School 2007
Enrollment
Red
Titles
White
Titles
Blue
Titles
Gold
Titles
Playoff
Appearances
First Season
in current division
Utica Eisenhower 2,733 (A)
11
-
-
-
15
1987
Sterling Heights Stevenson 2,789 (A)
8
-
-
-
13
1987
Chippewa Valley 2,096 (A)
3
-
-
-
10
1995
Macomb Dakota 2,465 (A)
3
1
-
-
8
2001
Utica Ford 2,020 (A)
1
2
-
-
6
2004
New Baltimore Anchor Bay 1,932 (A)
-
1
1
1
5
2004

White Division[edit]

School 2007
Enrollment
Red
Titles
White
Titles
Blue
Titles
Playoff
Appearances
First Season
in current division
Warren Cousino 1,830 (A)
3
6
7
2006
Romeo 1,855 (A)
7
2
7
2002
Grosse Pointe North 1,611 (A)
4
3
8
1997
Grosse Pointe South 1,642 (A)
1
2
2004
Sterling Heights 1,480 (A)
1
1
1
5
2004
Utica 1,888 (A)
1
3
2004
Port Huron Northern 1,589 (A)
1
1
2002

Blue Division[edit]

School 2007
Enrollment
White
Titles
Blue
Titles
Gold
Titles
Playoff
Appearances
First Season
in current division
Roseville 2,006 (A)
1
1
1997
Warren Mott 1,779 (A)
3
2
1999
L'Anse Creuse North 1,867 (A)
1
1
1
1999
Port Huron 1,749 (A)
2
3
3
2001
East Detroit 1,784 (A)
1
-
2002
Fraser 1,690 (A)
6
5
2004
L'Anse Creuse 1,683 (A)
4
1
3
2006

Gold Division[edit]

School 2007
Enrollment
Blue
Titles
Gold
Titles
Silver
Titles
Playoff
Appearances
First Season
in current division
Marine City 803 (B)
-
8
-
10
1997
Marysville 825 (B)
-
4
-
7
1997
Saint Clair 1,024 (B)
-
-
-
6
1999
Warren Fitzgerald 978 (B)
-
-
2
2
1999
Warren Woods-Tower 1,105(A)
-
1
2
8
2002
Center Line 947 (B)
-
-
-
4
2002
Clinton Twp Clintondale 824 (B)
2
-
5
8
2004

Silver Division[edit]

School 2007
Enrollment
Blue
Titles
Gold
Titles
Silver
Titles
Playoff
Appearances
First Season
in current division
Mount Clemens 638 (B)
1
2
1
3
1995
Saint Clair South Lake 869 (B)
-
-
-
3
1997
Saint Clair Lake Shore 1,247 (A)
-
-
-
1
1999
Saint Clair Lakeview 1,058 (A)
-
-
-
-
2001
Madison Heights Madison 593 (B)
-
-
3
3
2004
New Haven 401 (C)
-
-
1
2
2004
Madison Heights Lamphere 757 (B)
-
-
-
2
2004
Warren Lincoln 1,022 (B)
-
-
-
1
2006

Red Division Champions[edit]

Year School Conference Overall
1987 Sterling Heights 6-0 10-1
1988 Utica Eisenhower 6-0 11-1
1989 Sterling Heights Stevenson
Utica Eisenhower
3-1
3-1
7-2
7-2
1990 Chippewa Valley
Utica Eisenhower
6-1
6-1
8-2
9-2
1991 Utica Eisenhower 7-0 9-1
1992 Utica Eisenhower 7-0 11-1
1993 Utica Eisenhower 4-0 10-1
1994 Utica Ford 5-0 9-1
1995 Sterling Heights Stevenson 4-0 11-1
1996 Sterling Heights Stevenson 4-0 12-1
1997 Sterling Heights Stevenson 5-0 11-1
1998 Sterling Heights Stevenson 5-0 11-1
1999 Sterling Heights Stevenson 5-0 9-2
2000 Utica Eisenhower 5-0 13-1
2001 Utica Eisenhower
Sterling Heights Stevenson
Chippewa Valley
4-1
4-1
4-1
12-2
8-2
12-2
2002 Utica Eisenhower
Macomb Dakota
Chippewa Valley
4-1
4-1
4-1
8-3
11-2
7-3
2003 Utica Eisenhower 5-0 13-1
2004 Utica Eisenhower 5-0 10-1
2005 Sterling Heights Stevenson 5-0 10-1
2006 Macomb Dakota 4-1 13-1
2007 Macomb Dakota 5-0 12-0
2008 Sterling Heights Stevenson
Macomb Dakota
4-1 8-1

White Division Champions[edit]

Year School Conference Overall
1987 Romeo
Grosse Pointe North
Warren Cousino
3-1
3-1
3-1
6-3
6-3
5-4
1988 Romeo 4-0 7-2
1989 Romeo
Grosse Pointe North
4-1
4-1
7-2
5-4
1990 Romeo 6-1 6-3
1991 Fraser 6-1 8-3
1992 Fraser 7-0 10-1
1993 Fraser 6-0 10-2
1994 Fraser 5-0 7-3
1995 Port Huron 4-0 5-4
1996 Port Huron 4-0 7-2
1997 Fraser 5-1 6-3
1998 Fraser 6-0 9-1
1999 Macomb Dakota 6-0 10-2
2000 Utica 6-0 8-2
2001 Sterling Heights 6-0 8-3
2002 New Baltimore Anchor Bay
Port Huron Northern
Romeo
Utica Ford
4-2
4-2
4-2
4-2
5-4
5-4
7-2
6-4
2003 Utica Ford 6-0 6-4
2004 Grosse Pointe North 6-0 9-2
2005 Romeo 6-0 8-2
2006 Warren Cousino
Grosse Pointe North
Romeo
5-1
5-1
5-1
11-2
8-3
7-3
2007 Warren Cousino 6-0 11-1

Blue Division Champions[edit]

Year School Conference Overall
1987 L'Anse Creuse 4-0 7-2
1988 L'Anse Creuse 4-0 8-1
1989 Warren Cousino 5-0 7-2
1990 Clintondale 7-0 8-2
1991 Clintondale 7-0 8-1
1992 Grosse Pointe North
Mount Clemens
6-1
6-1
7-2
8-3
1993 Warren Cousino 4-0 7-2
1994 Warren Cousino
Grosse Pointe North
Roseville
4-1
4-1
4-1
6-3
5-4
6-3
1995 Grosse Pointe North 4-0 7-3
1996 Warren Mott 4-0 7-2
1997 Romeo 6-0 7-2
1998 Sterling Heights 6-0 7-3
1999 East Detroit 5-1 5-4
2000 L'Anse Creuse
New Baltimore Anchor Bay
5-1
5-1
8-3
7-2
2001 L'Anse Creuse
Romeo
Warren Cousino
5-1
5-1
5-1
7-3
7-3
9-2
2002 Warren Mott 5-1 6-4
2003 Grosse Pointe South
Port Huron
5-1
5-1
7-4
6-4
2004 Warren Cousino
Port Huron
5-1
5-1
6-4
7-3
2005 Warren Cousino 6-0 7-3
2006 Warren Mott 6-0 7-3
2007 L'Anse Creuse North
Port Huron
5-1
5-1
6-4
7-3

Gold Division Champions[edit]

Year School Conference Overall
1993 Mount Clemens 6-0 7-3
1994 Mount Clemens 5-0 7-2
1995 L'Anse Creuse
L'Anse Creuse North
2-1
2-1
6-3
5-4
1996 New Baltimore Anchor Bay 4-0 6-3
1997 Marysville
Warren Woods Tower
5-1
5-1
7-3
7-3
1998 Marine City 6-0 8-2
1999 Marine City 5-0 10-1
2000 Marysville 5-0 10-1
2001 Marine City 5-0 11-1
2002 Marine City 5-0 11-1
2003 Marysville 5-0 9-1
2004 Marine City 7-0 11-1
2005 Marine City
Marysville
6-1
6-1
10-2
8-2
2006 Marine City 6-0 11-1
2007 Marine City 6-0 11-1**

Silver Division Champions[edit]

Year School Conference Overall
1995 Clinton Twp Clintondale 4-0 6-3
1996 Warren Woods-Tower 4-0 7-2
1997 Mount Clemens
Warren Fitzgerald
6-1
6-1
6-3
6-3
1998 Warren Fitzgerald 7-0 8-1
1999 Clinton Twp Clintondale 6-0 8-2
2000 Clinton Twp Clintondale 6-0 11-1
2001 Warren Woods-Tower 6-0 10-1
2002 Clinton Twp Clintondale 5-0 8-3
2003 Clinton Twp Clintondale 5-0 10-2
2004 New Haven 6-0 8-2
2005 Madison Heights Madison 6-0 8-2
2006 Madison Heights Madison 7-0 13-1
2007 Madison Heights Madison 7-0 12-0**

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