2017 Football Preview: Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy
Posted August 4, 2017
Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy
2016 Record: 6-4
at Detroit Mumford (8-3) — 4 p.m. Aug. 24
The Eagles begin 2017 against the team that ended their 2016 season. The Mustangs knocked off Chandler Park 26-20 in a Division 4 predistrict. That was the teams’ first-ever meeting. Mumford last season recorded three shutout wins on its way to the state playoffs.
vs. Opponent to be named — 7 p.m. Aug. 31
Chandler Park’s opponent will be announced at a later date.
at Farmington High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Sept. 8
This is the first matchup between Chandler Park and the Oakland County squad. The Falcons last season were shut out three times and allowed at least 40 points in six of their nine games. The Eagles topped 40 points twice in 2016.
vs. Detroit Edison PSA (4-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 15
Week 4 marks the first time Chandler Park and Edison will face off. Edison, which established its varsity program in 2012, has finished .500 or better in each of the last two seasons.
at Detroit Old Redford Academy (2-7) — 7 Sept. 22
A Week 5 win would move Chandler Park to 8-0 all-time against Old Redford. The Eagles knocked off the Ravens 56-6 last season. The Ravens were held to six points or less five times in 2016.
vs. Romulus Summit Academy (0-9) — 7 p.m. Sept. 29
Summit Academy in nine games last season managed just 40 points and was shut out five times. The Eagles knocked off the Dragons 54-0 in 2016 to move to 8-0 in the series.
at Southfield Bradford Academy (8-3) — 2 p.m. Oct. 7
Chandler Park bested the Bulldogs 26-12 last season to take a 7-0 series lead. Bradford, entering its ninth season with a varsity program, qualified for the state playoffs for the first time in 2016. On their way to the postseason, the Bulldogs earned five shutout wins.
vs. Warren Michigan Collegiate (9-2) — 7 p.m. Oct. 13
Michigan Collegiate in 2016 put up at least 42 points six times. The Cougars only needed 34 in a 12-point, Week 8 win over the Eagles. Michigan Collegiate’s 2016 win halted a five-game Chandler Park winning streak. The Eagles are 6-3 all-time against the Cougars.
at Adrian High (7-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 20
The regular-season finale represents the first matchup between the Eagles and Maples. Adrian last season advanced to the state playoffs for the first time since 2011. Chandler Park has made the postseason for eight straight years.
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