Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / Diane Jacobs

Brooke Ottaway is one of the players Mercy High School will look to lead the lacrosse team this year, and the Marlins were looking for her a lot Monday in the season opener.

The senior captain scored six goals and provided the spark that led to Mercy's 13-4 victory over host Farmington on a sub-freezing night.

Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / Lisa McAree

Farmington Hills Mercy's hockey team proved once again defense is indeed the key to winning a championship.

The top-seeded Marlins blanked both opponents in the recent Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey tournament and won their second Division 2 state title in three years.

Source: M Live

Author: Justin P. Hicks / Elaine Cromie

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI -- Taylor Jones is no stranger to playing basketball at a high level.

From backyard ball with her older brothers to competing with high schools girls while in middle school, Jones has benefited from going toe to toe with more experienced players.

Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Joanne Maliszewski / John Stormzand

Definitely the music and lyrics of Cole Porter were a draw, but the Mercy High School cast of Anything Goes has fallen in love with tap dancing.

"I could not dance at all," said Mercy junior Lucy Devine, who plays Hope Harcourt in the musical comedy.

Source: Farmington Press

Author: Mike Moore

DETROIT — The journey has been so different, with a revamped roster and renewed sense of urgency.

The results, though, those remain the same.

For the third time in a row, and fifth time in the past six years, the Farmington Hills Mercy basketball team captured a Class A district title.

Source: Farmington Observer

Author: Dan O'Meara / John Stormzand

Taylor Jones scored a career-high 37 points in Farmington Hills Mercy's come-from-behind victory over host Detroit Renaissance in a Class A district tournament game Monday in girls basketball, 63-58.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Author: Mick McCabe

Taylor Jones and Siyeh Frazier turned the opening game of the girls basketball state tournament into their version of anything-you-can-do-I-can-do-better.

Up and down the court they went. If Frazier scored for Detroit Renaissance, then Jones felt compelled to immediately answer with a basket for Farmington Hills Mercy.

Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / Marty Budner

Farmington Hills Mercy had just the kind of basketball game coach Gary Morris wanted for his team before going into postseason play next week.

That was a good, competitive game against a quality opponent and which resulted in a nice, comfortable victory for the Marlins.

Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara

Seniors Taylor Jones and Bridget Lyons are far apart in the number of points they've scored for the Mercy High School basketball team this season, but both made significant scoring achievements Tuesday.

Jones was way under her season average with 10 points during limited playing time as the host Marlins routed Warren Michigan Collegiate, 64-25.

Source: Detroit News

Author: Gregg Krupa

Livonia — For athletes who are seniors, the last rivalry game makes time feel like it is balanced on the point of a needle, leaning perilously forward.

Before the game, as it has been for years, so much is preparation. Afterward, it is on to a new stage of life.