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Through the Years: Boys Track & Field 1925-2015

Through the Years: Boys Track & Field 1925-2015
Thursday, July 7, 2016
The MHSAA Boys Track and Field Finals are among a handful of events that trace their beginnings to the first school year of the association, 1924-25. Aside from one season during World War II, championships in boys track & field have been contested every spring for...
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Rapid River Rises to Claim D3 Championship

Rapid River Rises to Claim D3 Championship
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Twelve years had passed since a Rapid River boys track and field team had been crowned Upper Peninsula champion. The Rockets found a way to do that Saturday, however, as they edged Powers North Central 72-68 for the title.
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Hematites Boys Go Distance in Repeat

Hematites Boys Go Distance in Repeat
Sunday, June 5, 2016
There was reason to celebrate Saturday evening in Ishpeming as both of its track and field teams came home as Upper Peninsula Division 2 champions. Earlier in the day, the Ishpeming boys retained their title, as did the girls.
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Many Contribute in Marquette Boys Repeat

Many Contribute in Marquette Boys Repeat
Sunday, June 5, 2016
The Houghton boys gave chase, but Marquette withstood the Gremlins’ challenge while retaining the Upper Peninsula Division 1 track and field title Saturday. Marquette collected 144 points to repeat and win its fifth title in seven seasons. Houghton followed with...
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Saugatuck, Dunn Dominate in D4 Repeat

Saugatuck, Dunn Dominate in D4 Repeat
Saturday, June 4, 2016
There was little question that Saugatuck junior Blake Dunn was the individual star of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 track & field meet Saturday afternoon at Houseman Field. Dunn swept the 110 and 300-meter hurdles, both in meet-record times, to lead Saugatuc...
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Reigning Champs Lead Again at Zeeland

Reigning Champs Lead Again at Zeeland
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Orchard Lake St. Mary’s coach Sean Clouse said his team felt the pressure of defending the school’s track and field championship all season. Noah Jacobs of Corunna said the goal of breaking the nine-minute mark in the 3,200-meter run has been with him since ...
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LP Division 3 Champs Take Winning Steps

LP Division 3 Champs Take Winning Steps
Saturday, June 4, 2016
In track and field, the difference between an MHSAA Finals championship and not being atop the medal stand may be the difference of a step or two. Marlette's Andrew Storm proved that Saturday at the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals at Comstock Park High School.
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Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record

Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Because it was wind-aided, the performance by Jackson senior Anthony Owens on Saturday won't count in the MHSAA track and field record books. But while it won't go down officially as the best long jump ever at an MHSAA Finals, it was one of the greatest jumps, given th...
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Preview: History Awaits Next Contenders

Preview: History Awaits Next Contenders
Friday, June 3, 2016
Hundreds of Michigan's top high school athletes will compete Saturday at seven MHSAA Track & Field championship meets taking place either in the Grand Rapids area or Kingsford in the Upper Peninsula.  While some of the favorites in the boys meets are familiar ...
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Performance: Oxford's Connor Bandel

Performance: Oxford's Connor Bandel
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Oxford's Connor Bandel could’ve been a selection for Michigan National Guard Performance of the Week most this season; the spring has included that many highlights for the reigning Lower Peninsula Division 1 champion in shot put and discus.  But so far, he w...
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Parchment Enjoys Exchange of Experiences

Parchment Enjoys Exchange of Experiences
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Pecan pie and snow are just two surprises Khaled Bukhamseen found as an exchange student at Parchment High School. Another surprise was organized sports. They've played a valuable part in his experience in Michigan this school year, which he's finishing up before retur...
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Meridian Speedsters Find Home on Track

Meridian Speedsters Find Home on Track
Friday, May 20, 2016
Nobody had to talk Christian Petre into playing baseball or persuade Hailey Stockford that playing softball might be fun. Both fell in love with those respective sports early on.  But track and field? THAT took some lobbying from others to get the two sprint sta...
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Performance: Algonac's Morgan Beadlescomb

Performance: Algonac's Morgan Beadlescomb
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Morgan Beadlescomb will finish his high school career next month all over the Algonac record books and MHSAA champions lists as well.  His latest all-time best came as he added his school’s 3,200 record of 9:03.68 in finishing first at the prestigious Saline...
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Standout Dunn Does it All for Saugatuck

Standout Dunn Does it All for Saugatuck
Friday, April 22, 2016
At times, he wears a uniform under his uniform. The attire that rests inside his baseball jersey has an “S” on the chest. The “S” should stand for Superman. For Saugatuck multi-athlete Blake Dunn, he doesn’t think playing four varsity spor...
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With Fast Fall Finish, Alpena's Day Arrives

With Fast Fall Finish, Alpena's Day Arrives
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Mitchell Day, who had a breakout second-place finish in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Cross Country Final last November, is gearing up for what he hopes will be an equally strong track season. “I feel very confident going into spring,” the 16-year-ol...
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#TBT: Wheatley Reigns Among Greats

#TBT: Wheatley Reigns Among Greats
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Tyrone Wheatley went on to star as a running back at the University of Michigan and play 10 seasons in the National Football League, four with the New York Giants and six with the Oakland Raiders before retiring after the 2004 season.  But before Wheatley became n...
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Munising Follows Leaders to Repeat

Munising Follows Leaders to Repeat
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Senior Andy Cooper and junior Brett Hannah have been the leaders for the Munising boys track team all season. They continued to lead Saturday as the Mustangs retained their Upper Peninsula Division 3 title with 134 points.
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Junior Leads Marquette Back to Top of UPD1

Junior Leads Marquette Back to Top of UPD1
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Many coaches believe you win with seniors. But junior Lance Rambo has stepped up to the plate for the Marquette boys track team all season.  Rambo won two individual events Saturday while helping the Redmen earn their first Upper Peninsula Division 1 title in thr...
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Ishpeming Dominates with Record Total

Ishpeming Dominates with Record Total
Sunday, May 31, 2015
It was a dominating performance by the Ishpeming boys during Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Division 2 Track and Field Final, to say the least, as they retained their title with a U.P.-record 164 points. The Hematites were followed by archrival Ishpeming Westwood wi...
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Fantastic 4 Lead Lumen Christi to No. 1

Fantastic 4 Lead Lumen Christi to No. 1
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Jackson Lumen Christi came to the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Boys Track and Field Final with just four qualifiers. The Titans left with a surprising MHSAA championship – the first in school history in track and field.
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