Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wednesday was National Signing Day for high school senior athletes across the country.
When Ali Jawad was a freshman at Dearborn High School, he met a senior soccer player named Soony Saad who inspired him to become more serious about the sport. Saad and his brother, Hamoody, both went on from DHS to attend the University of Michigan and play on the school's soccer team. And now, like his idol, Jawad is heading to UM, too. "It's kind of a legacy, but it's a great school as well," said Jawad of his plans to head to Ann Arbor in the fall. "It's exciting, and to follow their path is something I've wanted to do since freshman year." Jawad was one of four DHS student-athletes to sign a letter of intent to play for and attend a college. The students were four of thousands who made their college plans official this week, as …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Post an announcement or photo on Patch to let us know if your student-athlete has made plans for college.
National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6, is a big day for many student-athletes, and we would love for you to share their accomplishments on Dearborn Patch. For some high school senior athletes, it's a day they make their college plans official. It's something to take pride in, and we would love to help parents, coaches and athletic directors spread the word. Patch has several ways in which you can share the news about student-athletes from Dearborn High, Fordson, Edsel Ford and Divine Child. Start spreading the news today on Patch!
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Yacoobi, Mifsud and Moore take their talents to college gridiron.
Feerooz Yacoobi, C. J. Mifsud and Gerald Moore each helped the Dearborn Pioneers to one of the best seasons in the program’s history. The squad went 9-0 in the regular season and had one of the most potent attacks in the area. These three talented athletes stand apart Wednesday for another reason—like many across the country, these football standouts are signing college letters of intent on what has come to be known as “Signing Day.” “I’m really proud of each of these guys,” Pioneers coach Dave Mifsud said. “It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to get to the next level. Each of these players has that, and the talent too.” Yacoobi, a star defensive player for Dearborn High, put together a season to remember, recording 86 tackles (26 …