Tony Wright Named Cousino Head Football Coach

Patriot assistant Tony Wright has been promoted to head football coach at Cousino.

Wright has also been an assistant at Warren Mott and Sterling Heights.

Former coach Brad Nettles stepped down earlier this month.

“I’m excited and grateful ” said Wright.

“I want to thank Coach Nettles, Athletic Director Aaron Setlak and Brad Perkins for this opportunity. They have been great during the transition” added Wright

We at Macomb Varsity have known Wright from the beginning of his career and believe this is a tremendous hire for the Patriots.

Good Luck Cousino Head Football Coach Tony Wright.

State Championships

Three Macomb area football teams made it to the state championship games. We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving Holiday. Here is a look at the match ups and the pics.

Division 1

Pic Chippewa Valley -1.5 over Clarkston.

Division 2

Pic De La Salle -7 over Mona Shores

Division 7

Pic Madison -10.5 over New Lothrop

McArthur Signs With CMU 


Cousino Lady Patriot Guard Kate McArthur has signed to play at Central Michigan University next season.

In a preseason poll McArthur was rated among one of the top 50 guards in the country.

McArthur signed with CMU at Cousino in a ceremony held this afternoon with many people in attendance which included, family, friends, teammates and media.   

Cousino Athletic Director Aaron Setlak said “Kate is a great student and person and comes from an awesome family”. 

Incoming head coach Amy Mitchell praised McArthur . She’s a great player, but more importantly I’m really impressed with her maturity” said Mitchell.

Former head coach Mike Lee said “It was a tremendous ride with Kate and I wish her all the best”. 

When asked about why she chose CMU McArthur said ” I really like the campus and being close to home”. 

“Family is very important.  My mom and dad have done so much for me” added McArthur.

Our team goal is to win a another state championship.  ” I want to go out the way I came in, winning a state title”. ” I know it will be a special season” concluded McArthur. 

Playoff Picks

This weekend is semi final Saturday and we have four teams from the Macomb area still alive.

Here are our picks

Pick’em Belleville vs Chippewa Valley        Joe’s Pick Chippewa Valley/Mark Picks Chippewa Valley

+ 14.5 Groves vs De La Salle                           Joe’s Pick De La Salle/Mark Picks Groves

Portland vs Marine City + 9                            Joe’s Pick Marine City/Mark Picks Portland

+3.5 Cassopolis vs Madison                             Joe’s Pick Madison/Mark Picks Madison

Congratulations to all of our teams on a great season!