Awards

“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.” Vince Lombardi

2015 Awards

M.H.S.F.C.A.

East West All Star game selection = Nick Edney

Academic All State Individual Honorable Mention = Danny Quinn

2015 Detroit Free Press All Metro West Team

Nick Edney – Offensive Line

2015 Detroit News All-Metro West Team  

Nick Edney – Defensive Line

2015 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards:

Garden City Cougars = 5th place in the blue division

Cougar Blue division All Conference Players = Nick Edney and Micahl Trimble

2014 Awards

2014 Observer All Area Team

Second Team LB = NIck DeHetre

Second Team QB = Kyler Hubbs

2014 Detroit News All-Metro West Team

Honorable Mention = Nick DeHetre, Jay Englen, Kyler Hubbs, and Denzel Tinsley

2014 Detroit Free Press All-West Team

Second Team O-Line = Easton Hayter

Honorable Mention = Nick DeHetre and Kyler Hubbs

2014 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards:

Garden City Cougars = Third place in the WWAC Red Division

All Western Wayne Athletic Conference Players, Red Division = Nick DeHetre, Jay Englen, and Kyler Hubbs

2013 Awards

2013 Hometown Spirit Awards

Congratulations to the 2013 Football Program who was awarded the “Leading with Positive Spirit Award” for their community service work throughout the year.

2013 All Area Observer Team

1st Team D-Line = Chad Ford

2nd Team RB = Leroy Fedorko

2nd Team DB = Kevin Brown-Bayko

Honorable Mention

Toreano Nichols, Kyler Hubbs, Nick DeHetre, Dylan Hallam

2013 Detroit News All Metro West

Honorable Mention = Kevin Brown-Bayko

Honorable Mention = Chad Ford

2013 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards:

Garden City Cougars = 3rd place in the WWAC Red Division

All Western Wayne Athletic Conference Players, Red Division:  Kevin Brown-Bayko, Leroy Fedorko, Chad Ford, and Charlie Strawser

Congratulations to Chad Ford & Brandon Grace

These players received hats, bags, and lanyards from Muscle Milk for being chosen as the play of the week on the State Champs T.V. program.  In addition, the entire football program was given a bottle of Muscle Milk.

2012 Awards

2012 Observer All Area Team

Tomaz McNeil = First Team RB

Andrew Burek = Second Team OL

Tommy Vincent = Second Team LB

Honorable Mention = Wyatt Giangrande, Austin Horr, Christian Little, Robert Lucas, Daniel Moore, Kyle Nelson, & Tyler Wilson.

2012 GCHS Scholar-Athletes

Erik Braun, Andrew Burek, Joshua Caudill, Bronson Fisher, Wyatt Giangrande, Kyler Hubbs, Zach Laubernds, Christian Little, Jacob Little, Robert Lucas, Vinnie Meiers, Justin Steffen, Charlie Strawser, & Tyler Wilson

2012 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Awards

Division II Academic All-State Team

Andrew Burek – Academic All-State Individual

2012 Detroit Free Press All State Team

Andrew Burek – Honorable Mention OL

Tommy Vincent – Honorable Mention LB

2012 Detroit Free Press All West Team

Andrew Burek – Honorable Mention OL

Tomaz McNeil – Honorable Mention RB

2012 Detroit News All-Metro West Team

Andrew Burek – Second Team Offensive Line

Tommy Vincent – Honorable Mention LB

Tomaz McNeil – Honorable Mention RB

2012 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards:

Garden City Cougars = 3rd place in the WWAC Red Division

All Western Wayne Athletic Conference Players, Red Division:  Andrew Burek, Tomaz McNeil, Daniel Moore, and Tommy Vincent

All Western Wayne Athletic Conference Honorable Mention:  Austin Horr, Kevin Brown-Bayko, Wyatt Giangrande, Kyle Nelson, Robert Lucas, Christian Little, Tyler Wilson

2011 Awards

32nd East-West All Star Game

Congratulations to Tyler Steele, who has been selected to play in the East-West All Star game, being held at Alma College, on June 30, 2012.  Tyler is only the second player in Garden City High School history to be selected to play in this game.  Congratulations Tyler!

Scholar-Athletes

Andrew Burek,  Joshua Caudill,  Michael Chen,  Jarrett DeHetre,  Bronson Fisher,

Sean Fox,  Zachary Garcia,  Zachary Laubernds,  Christian Little,  Jacob Little,

  Robert Lucas,  Omar Rehman,  Matthew Stark,  Tyler Steele,  Justin Steffen,

Jordan Thrun,  &  Michael Walter

Positive Coaching Alliance

Coach Murray = Double Goal Coaching Finalist

Observer All Area

Darrien Lankford = First Team DE

Scott Kamen = Second Team LB

Marquis Farmer = Second Team SE

Coach Murray = Co-Coach of the Year

Honorable Mention = Tyler Steele, Tomaz McNeil, Alonte Lyons, Randy Holloway, Matt Rowland, Tommy Vincent, and Wyatt Giangrande

Please go to the link below for the full article:

 http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20111225/SPORTS03/112250341/All-Observer-gridders-special-group?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Garden City|s

Detroit Free Press All-State Team

Darrien Lankford = Honorable Mention

Detroit Free Press All-Metro West

Darrien Lankford = First Team D-Line

Please go to the link below for the article:

 http://www.freep.com/article/20111202/HSS/112020385/All-West-Wyandotte-s-Hunter-Matt-workhorse-field-community

Detroit News All-Metro West

Darrien Lankford = Honorable Mention D-Line

Tyler Steele = Honorable Mention QB

Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Awards

Coach Murray = Regional Coach of the Year

Steve Spicer Memorial Team Leadership Award – Awarded to the team for Community Service

Division II Academic All-State Team

Jarrett DeHetre –  Academic All-State Individual Honorable Mention

2011 Home Town Spirit Awards

Learning with Passion = Jarrett DeHetre

Mental Attitude & Outstanding Sportsmanship = Cameron Bassett

2011 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards:

Garden City Cougars = 3rd place in the WWAC Red Division

All Western Wayne Athletic Conference Players, Red Division:  Randy Holloway, Scott Kamen,    Darrien Lankford, Tyler Steele

2010 M.H.S.F.C.A. Academic All-State Division II Football Teams:

The Garden City Football Program wishes to congratulate the following football programs for being name Academic All-State Division II:

Dexter 3.946, Lowell 3.944, Walled Lake Central 3.938, & Walled Lake Western 3.919.

The top four teams nominated with the highest GPA are named Academic All-State.  As much as we are happy for the above listed programs, we are extremly proud of our football program which finished in fifth place with a 3.909 G.P.A. and earned honorable mention for academic all-state.  Great job Cougars!

East – West All-Star Game

Congratulations to Kody Richardson, and the East All Stars, as they defeated the West All Stars 30-13 at Kelly/Short Stadium at Central Michigan University. Kody was chosen as the starter at defensive end, and long snapped, for the East All Stars.

Observer All-Area Football Team

Second Team Offensive Line = Kody Richardson

Second Team Defense LB = Cody Grant

Honorable Mention = Cole Anusbigian, Greg Emery, Marquis Farmer, Tyler Steele

2010 Western Wayne Athletic Conference Awards Red Division

Garden City Cougars Football = third place in the Western Wayne Athletic Conference Red Division.

All-Western Wayne Athletic Conference Red Division Players = Cody Grant, Greg Emery, Kody Richardson, and Brian Sands.

Detroit Free Press All-Metro West Football Team

Honorable mention = Kody Richardson

2010 Home Town Spirit Awards

Congratulations to our boys varsity football team for earning the “Leading with Positive Spirit” Award, which was accepted by our team captains.  Congratualtions to Tyler Steele who was awarded the “mental attitude and positive sportsmanship” award.  Also, Bethany, Jordan, and Loren Thrun were awarded the “Giving Graciously” Award.

Lift-A-Thon

03/12/11

Congratulations to the Cougar Football players for winning the overall team lifting trophy!  Congratulations to the following Cougar lifters:  1st place:Kyle Nelson (205), Omar Rehman (215), Tommy Vincent (250), Sean Fox (250) 2nd place: Zach Garcia (185), Scott Kamen (205), Alonte Lyons (205), Cameron Bassett (205) 3rd place:  Nick Torres (225).   The bench press, one rep max that each player did, is in parentheses behind their names.

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