Lansing Catholic Football Team Receives Capitol Reception

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – On Wednesday morning, Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) will host a special reception at the state capitol to honor and celebrate the Lansing Catholic High School football team for their championship victory. State.

In November 2021, the Cougars defeated Warren Michigan Collegiate 16-6 at Ford Field.

To summarize: Lansing Catholic football wins second state title in three years

“I thank Jim Ahern for bringing this system and thanking those guys. Those guys are all like my sons. I mean, I’ve been training them since kindergarten. They’re all my sons,” the head coach Jim Baker.” Him (his son Joey Baker) being the quarterback…I mean I love all of these guys to death and it’s special to just be the head coach of these amazing men.”

His son Joey is a senior.

“It really is a dream come true. I mean, I keep saying it, but honestly it is. I never would have thought that in a million years he would be a head coach and that I’d be a quarterback and a varsity and we’d win a state championship,” Joey Baker said after the win. “But, it just happened and I love it and I wouldn’t change that for anything in the world.”

Also in attendance will be Michigan State University head football coach Mel Tucker, State Rep. Julie Brixie (D-Meridian Twp.), State Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt), State Rep. State Angela Witwer (D-Delta Twp.), and State Sen. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing).

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