ameliorodriguez, Author at Leader Publications

College football

PHOTO STORY: Irish rally to edge Duke

Visiting Notre Dame drove 95 yards in 10 plays, scoring on a 30-yard run by  Audric Estime with 31 seconds left in the game to ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, October 2, 2023 7:59 pm

College football

PHOTO STORY: Notre Dame tops North Carolina 45-32

Visiting Notre Dame built a 38=14 lead against North Carolina, but had to withstand a Tar Heel rally before winning 45-32 Saturday afternoon. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:09 pm

College football

Michigan State rallies to win Peach Bowl

Just as it turned around the 2021 season, the No. 10-ranked Michigan State Spartans turned around an 11-point deficit to beat No. 12-ranked Pittsburgh 31-21 ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, December 31, 2021 10:31 pm

Big Ten Media Days

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Ten Media Days — Day 2

Big Ten Media Days wrapped up at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis on Friday with seven more coaches taking to the podium to discuss ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:55 am

Big Ten Media Days

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Ten Media Days — Day 1

The first day of Big Ten Media Days was well attended at Lucas Oil Stadium Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, July 23, 2021 11:05 am

College football

Notre Dame routs Duke

Ian Book threw for 181 yards and four touchdowns as visiting Notre Dame routed Duke 38-7 Saturday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:18 pm

College football

GALLERY: College Football Playoffs — Clemson leads Notre Dame 23-3 at halftime

No. 2-ranked Clemson and No. 3-ranked Notre Dame kickoff off the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.Clemson took a 23-3 lead ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Saturday, December 29, 2018 3:37 pm

College football

Gallery: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

Former Leader Publications photographer Amelio Rodriguez captured these images from Notre Dame’s 56-27 win over the Demon Deacons Sept. 22. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, September 28, 2018 1:49 pm

High school football

Brandywine rallies to ege arch rival Bucks 22-20

The Brandywine defense picked senior night and a home game against arch rival Buchanan to have its best performance of the season, holding off the ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, October 15, 2017 3:06 pm

high school soccer

Bucks, Bobcats play to 3-3 draw

Host Buchanan let a 3-1 halftime lead slip away and had to settle for a 3-3 BCS Athletic Conference Red Division tie with arch rival ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, October 6, 2017 10:13 am

High school football

Updated: Eddies rally to edge Dowagiac in key Wolverine Conference clash

Chase Sager experienced a roller coaster of emotions in a little more than a 24-hour period between Thursday afternoon and Friday evening. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, September 18, 2017 8:27 am

high school volleyball

New coach has Bucks off to fast start

The Buchanan volleyball team beat visiting Comstock 3-1 in a BCS Conference match on Wednesday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Thursday, September 7, 2017 9:38 pm

High school football

Parchment runs past Brandywine 46-22

While the Brandywine offense was busy racking up more than 300 yards of total offense and 22 points, the defense couldn’t find an answer for ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, September 1, 2017 12:07 pm

high school volleyball

Vikings rebound to sweep Gull Lake

The Niles varsity volleyball team rebounded from its tough match on Monday night to sweep visiting Gull Lake 3-0 in SMAC non-divisional play Wednesday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:50 pm

high school volleyball

St. Joe Indians defeat Niles 3-1

The Niles varsity volleyball team hosted the Indians from South Bend St. Joseph in a non-conference match Monday night Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:44 am

High school football

Berrien Springs blanks Buchanan 53-0

Visiting Berrien Springs spoiled the debut of Buchanan football coach Orville Thomas as it blanked the Bucks 53-0 in a non-BCS Athletic Conference contest Thursday ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, August 25, 2017 1:04 pm

high school soccer

Niles wins eighth consecutive VanDenBerg Invitational crown

Make that eight titles in a row. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, August 21, 2017 7:55 am

High school golf

Bucks’ Lloyd enjoys first trip to state finals

The last time the Buchanan Bucks golf program was represented in the MHSAA Division 3 State Finals, the year was 2000 and the Bucks’ Austin ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:07 am

High school softball

Bucks win emotional title

It has been an emotional rollercoaster ride for veteran Buchanan softball coach Mike Welsh. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, June 5, 2017 9:01 am

High school baseball

Buchanan wins third straight district championship

Pitching depth helped Buchanan win its third straight Division 3 district baseball title. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, June 5, 2017 9:00 am

High school basketball

Maroon Giants roll into district final

The Niles basketball team knew exactly how big the task was in front of it as the Vikings took on No. 8-ranked Kalamazoo Central in ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, March 10, 2017 3:14 am

High school basketball

Brandywine advances to Class C district semifinals

Defense helped the Brandywine boys basketball team reach the semifinals of the Class C district at Bridgman. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 7:29 am

High school basketball

Niles snaps nine-game losing streak

Niles ended a nine-game losing streak with a hotly contested 45-28 victory over visiting Edwardsburg on senior night Monday. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:29 am

High school wrestling

Niles wins fourth regional title in five years

STEVENSVILLE — For the fourth time in the last five years, the Niles wrestling team is headed to the Division 2 state quarterfinals. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, February 17, 2017 8:43 am

High school basketball

Brandywine needs OT to remain undefeated

The ninth-ranked Brandywine boys basketball team has been having quite the season so far. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, February 13, 2017 8:41 am

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