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Russell Takes Lake Orion Under Her Wing

Russell Takes Lake Orion Under Her Wing
Thursday, September 15, 2016
As someone who is an aspiring broadcast filmer/producer, Moyea Russell is always looking for a great story to tell with a video camera. There probably couldn’t be a more perfect subject for Russell to chronicle with a video project than herself.
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Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West

Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West
Friday, August 19, 2016
Kristen Nolan is trying to avoid putting undue pressure on her Traverse City West golf team. So talk about defending an MHSAA Division 1 championship has been kept to a minimum during the preseason.
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Through the Years: Golf 1926/73-2015

Through the Years: Golf 1926/73-2015
Friday, July 15, 2016
Winters may keep golfers off the greens for at least a few months in Michigan. But this state certainly makes the most of its golfing weather the rest of the year, with plenty to boast from both peninsulas and the high school level included. Today's "Through the Ye...
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Escanaba Ends Houghton's Title Streak

Escanaba Ends Houghton's Title Streak
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Houghton's Division 1 title streak had reached five years running, and the Gremlins were again led by sophomore Kaaren Liston, a formidable golfer who was medalist at last year's MHSAA U.P. Final at Pine Grove. That was the mountain Escanaba faced as it went into last ...
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DeTour's Wilkie, Cedarville Rise to Top

DeTour's Wilkie, Cedarville Rise to Top
Thursday, June 2, 2016
The third try was the charm for DeTour junior Madison Wilkie on Thursday as she earned the Upper Peninsula Division 3 girls golf championship for the first time. Wilkie, who was runner-up the past two years, fired an 85 at the Escanaba Country Club on this sunny and m...
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Iron Mountain Atones, Emeralds Ace Medals

Iron Mountain Atones, Emeralds Ace Medals
Thursday, June 2, 2016
The Iron Mountain girls golf team found solid incentive and excellent motivation and turned that into an Upper Peninsula championship Thursday. The Mountaineers atoned for a third-place finish a week earlier in the Mid-Peninsula Conference tournament to overcome M-PC ...
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East Kentwood Ace Finishes at 4th Final

East Kentwood Ace Finishes at 4th Final
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Mackenzie Keenoy walked off the golf course for the final time as a high school golfer when she competed as an individual at Saturday's Lower Peninsula Division 1 Final. The East Kentwood senior standout didn’t play as well as she had envisioned. However, the 1...
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Reigning Champs Retain Titles in D4

Reigning Champs Retain Titles in D4
Saturday, October 17, 2015
A pair of twos were wild Saturday afternoon at Forest Akers East golf course. Twos as in two straight Lower Peninsula Division 4 girls golf titles for Kalamazoo Hackett and two straight individual medalist honors for Maple City Glen Lake junior Nichole Cox. 
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Spring Lake Dominates in D3 Repeat

Spring Lake Dominates in D3 Repeat
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Spring Lake may have fallen short of one of its goals this weekend, but it hardly mattered much after the defending MHSAA champion put the finishing touches on a command performance at Forest Akers West golf course.  The Lakers fashioned rounds of 325 and 336...
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TC West Edges Packed Field for 1st Title

TC West Edges Packed Field for 1st Title
Saturday, October 17, 2015
It was extremely close going into Saturday’s final round of the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Final, with the only question being which Detroit-area girls golf powerhouse would prevail. But unranked Traverse City West had other ideas.
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Seaholm Seniors Say Bye With Another Win

Seaholm Seniors Say Bye With Another Win
Saturday, October 17, 2015
As the Birmingham Seaholm girls golf team gathered Saturday in the clubhouse of the Bedford Valley Golf Course, the body language of the girls suggested they might not have played well. They were somber. They hugged. They cried. However, they actually played well enou...
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Brighton Golf Finds Championship Mix

Brighton Golf Finds Championship Mix
Thursday, October 15, 2015
When Paul Parsell considers what each of his players brings to the Brighton girls golf program, he can’t help but think about the food. The Bulldogs’ moms have fed the team incredibly well this season, and that contribution isn’t lost on the sixth-yea...
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In 2nd Season, Martians Golf Takes Off

In 2nd Season, Martians Golf Takes Off
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A year ago, while Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood and Flint Powers Catholic already had early-season tournaments under their belts as they prepared for another run to the MHSAA Finals, all Goodrich's program had was a single piece of paper sitting in the school off...
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Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club

Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A year after winning their first MHSAA girls golf championships, Spring Lake and Kalamazoo Hackett are expected to repeat as low scorers at their respective Finals this weekend. But if the coaches polls are correct, Midland Dow will be the next to join the first-time t...
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Dow Earns New Norm: Title Contender

Dow Earns New Norm: Title Contender
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
As a freshman in 2012, Alexie Flaminio was on a Midland Dow golf team that finished eighth of 14 teams in its regional tournament, 31 shots out of the final qualifying berth for the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final. This was the norm at Dow, which had qualified f...
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Glen Lake's Champ Sets Sights Higher

Glen Lake's Champ Sets Sights Higher
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The ball landed on the green a few feet past and left of the hole. One hundred and eleven yards away, at the tee box on the 11th hole at the Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Glen Lake's Nichole Cox squinted through the bright sunshine on this late August day to see wher...
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Manistique Shines on Graduation Day

Manistique Shines on Graduation Day
Saturday, May 30, 2015
It was a day Manistique senior Hailey Hoholik will remember for a long time as she led the Emeralds to their first Upper Peninsula Division 2 golf title in five years on Friday. Hoholik also was crowned U.P. individual champion with 99 strokes, just hours before he...
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Houghton Extends Finals Streak to 5

Houghton Extends Finals Streak to 5
Thursday, May 28, 2015
When most people think of the Upper Peninsula's Copper Country, snow (huge amounts) and ice hockey come to mind. But the Houghton High School girls easily can convince the most serious doubter that golf is a very attractive and popular activity.
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Brown, Bark River-Harris Repeat in UPD3

Brown, Bark River-Harris Repeat in UPD3
Thursday, May 28, 2015
St. Ignace High School was represented by just one golfer at Thursday’s Upper Peninsula Division 3 Girls Final.  Senior Margo Brown, however, represented her school admirably by earning medalist honors with an 83 at the Escanaba Country Club.
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Seaholm Sweeps in Team Title Repeat

Seaholm Sweeps in Team Title Repeat
Saturday, October 18, 2014
It certainly wasn’t the first time Birmingham Seaholm senior Jamie Greene had shot par in a tournament. But given the magnitude of the stage at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final, and the bitter cold and gusty playing conditions on the already-challengin...
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