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Performance: Mercy's Abby Krzywiecki

Performance: Mercy's Abby Krzywiecki
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Farmington Hills Mercy's Abby Krzywiecki appears in the MHSAA softball record book eight times – and that doesn’t include the incredible numbers she’s putting up again in this, her final high school season, for one of the state's top teams.  She ...
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Softball Gave Michigan Girls Opportunity

Softball Gave Michigan Girls Opportunity
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
In 1971, Jennifer Bradley, a 17-year-old senior at New Buffalo High School, attempted to play for the school’s varsity baseball team. Her request was rejected by the team’s coach. The story made national news. Into this environment was born an expanding arr...
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Hudsonville Adds to Diamond Milestones

Hudsonville Adds to Diamond Milestones
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
At the end of last season, longtime Hudsonville baseball coach Dave Van Noord was on the brink of reaching a career milestone – one he and his community finally celebrated last week. His 500th career victory was another achievement for one of the state&rsquo...
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Detroit Powers Succeed Amid Lower Numbers

Detroit Powers Succeed Amid Lower Numbers
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Participation in spring sports, following a similar decline in student-aged population in Michigan, has been on a decline statewide over the last decade. But while some like baseball have experienced a slight bounce-back over the last few seasons, softball in particula...
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Wroubel Continues to Champion Athletics

Wroubel Continues to Champion Athletics
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Betty Wroubel still remembers the first pop fly she caught 57 years ago. Perhaps fleeting for most, it was one of the earliest memorable moments that eventually led to a career stretching four decades and impacting thousands of high school athletes across our state.
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Sophomore, St. Mary Take Top Trophy

Sophomore, St. Mary Take Top Trophy
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central softball fans had to wait 41 years for a glimpse of the MHSAA championship trophy, so what was a few more minutes?  The trophy was in the possession of sophomore pitcher Meghan Beaubien, who was being interviewed while the rest of...
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Next Group Takes Place Among USA Greats

Next Group Takes Place Among USA Greats
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The softball coaches at Unionville-Sebewaing don't need to waste much time talking about tradition to their incoming players. Nearly every athlete who comes into the program has already witnessed that tradition first-hand.
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Forgettable Start, Unforgettable Finish

Forgettable Start, Unforgettable Finish
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The goal for Warren Regina after eight games wasn't to win an MHSAA softball championship. It was much simpler than that: Just win one game. 
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Carrying Heavy Hearts, Wayland Soars

Carrying Heavy Hearts, Wayland Soars
Saturday, June 13, 2015
It should have been one of the happiest moments in Leigha Morse's young life, but she couldn't keep from breaking down in tears. Morse apologized several times for crying while talking about her two-homer performance in Wayland's 11-0 victory over Frankenmuth in the M...
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Aces Shine for Monroe St. Mary, Bronson

Aces Shine for Monroe St. Mary, Bronson
Friday, June 12, 2015
It may not have been a perfect game. But the no-hitter tossed by Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central sophomore Meghan Beaubien on Friday was impressive enough. And Bronson's Skyler Sobeski merely relied on her usual pitches to toss another shutout.
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Regulars Return to D4 Softball Finale

Regulars Return to D4 Softball Finale
Friday, June 12, 2015
With many of the players having graduated that helped lead Kalamazoo Christian to MHSAA Finals the past two seasons, Comets coach Terry Reynolds never expected his young Comets to be back this spring. That’s exactly where the Comets have arrived, however, earnin...
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Highlight Reel: Division 1-2 Softball Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Division 1-2 Softball Semifinals
Friday, June 12, 2015
The first sessions of MHSAA Softball Semifinals were played Thursday at McLane Stadium at Michigan State University. Caledonia and Warren Regina in Division 1 and Frankenmuth and Wayland in Division 2 advanced to Saturday’s championship games.
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Fear Not; Caledonia Continues Record Run

Fear Not; Caledonia Continues Record Run
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Everything about Thursday afternoon should have been at least a little intimidating for Caledonia and pitcher Samantha Gehrls. The Fighting Scots were playing in their first MHSAA Semifinal. They were facing a Farmington Hills Mercy team that had hit 27 home runs. Did ...
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Savvy Seniors Lead Frankenmuth to Final

Savvy Seniors Lead Frankenmuth to Final
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Senioritis always weighs on a spring coach’s mind. It can drain the potential from the best of MHSAA championship contenders. Frankenmuth softball coach Brad Walraven discussed that possibility once with his team, which includes seven recent graduates. And then ...
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Preview: 4 Take Next Step for 1st Time

Preview: 4 Take Next Step for 1st Time
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Most teams journeying to Secchia Stadium at Michigan State University this weekend will be doing so for the first time, as this is only the second season MSU has hosted MHSAA Softball Finals weekend. But for Caledonia, Carleton Airport, St. Clair and Montague, the trip...
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Rogers City Makes Dream Come True

Rogers City Makes Dream Come True
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Nikki Radke and Morgan Hall couldn’t have dreamed up a better senior season. Rogers City has been out for revenge ever since Kalamazoo Christian eliminated the Hurons in last year’s Division 4 Semifinal.
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Gladstone Follows 'Rally Girl' to D3 Win

Gladstone Follows 'Rally Girl' to D3 Win
Saturday, June 14, 2014
On Friday, Gladstone pitcher Tinner Sharon gave up back-to-back home runs to Coloma in the seventh inning before the Braves came back in the eighth to win their MHSAA Division 3 Semifinal. On Saturday, Sharon found herself in a similar position – and was anything...
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Coach's Hunch Proves True for Lakeshore

Coach's Hunch Proves True for Lakeshore
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Denny Dock remembers looking at his team midway through the regular season and thinking, “We’re on the verge of being something special.” It turns out, the Stevensville Lakeshore coach in his 25th year was right.
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Bay City Western Finishes 1st Title Run

Bay City Western Finishes 1st Title Run
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Hannah Leppek tried not to think about last year. Easier said than done. After leading and then losing last year’s Division 1 championship game to Mattawan, Leppek was determined not to let this one slip away.
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D4 Semis: 2013 Foes Set to Meet Again

D4 Semis: 2013 Foes Set to Meet Again
Friday, June 13, 2014
Rebekah VanDam knows opponents are aiming for Kalamazoo Christian. And that's certainly true of Rogers City, which lost to the Comets in last season's Semifinals and face them in Saturday's MHSAA Division 4 championship game.
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