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1st-Time Winners Rule U.P. Girls Finals

1st-Time Winners Rule U.P. Girls Finals
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The element of surprise always is a possibility in any athletic endeavor. Gladstone High School sophomore Leigha Woelffer surprised many people including herself Saturday by earning her first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship at Gentz Homestead Gol...
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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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D3 Semis: Aces Lead Final Advance

D3 Semis: Aces Lead Final Advance
Friday, June 13, 2014
Cody Huston and Matthew Gushee furthered their reputations as big-game pitchers Friday. Both shined in MHSAA Division 3 Semifinals in helping Decatur and Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett, respectively, reach what will be the biggest game for both teams this sea...
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D3 Semis: Contenders Survive Comebacks

D3 Semis: Contenders Survive Comebacks
Friday, June 13, 2014
Home runs were flying out of Secchia Stadium as Clinton and Coloma battled back during Friday's MHSAA Division 3 Semifinals. But Gladstone and Unionville-Sebewaing held on through power surges to secure their spots in Saturday's championship game.
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Preview: Hopefuls Head to McLane

Preview: Hopefuls Head to McLane
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Michigan State University’s McLane Baseball Stadium will host its first MHSAA Baseball Finals this weekend, and in doing so welcome two reigning champions and two more teams that finished runners-up a year ago. Bay City Western is back in the Division 1 Semifinal...
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Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home

Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This weekend, for the first time, the MHSAA Softball Semifinals and Finals will be played at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. But although the tournament’s new stage might be unfamiliar to most, many of the 16 finalists should feel at home playi...
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Gremlins Push Title Streak to 4

Gremlins Push Title Streak to 4
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Houghton girls capped a short, but successful golf season Wednesday as they captured their fourth consecutive MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 title with 396 strokes. Runner-up Marquette finished with 423, with third-place Escanaba at 433.
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Field Events Push Gladstone Back To No. 1

Field Events Push Gladstone Back To No. 1
Sunday, June 2, 2013
The grandstand was nearly full at Kingsford's Flivver Field on Saturday. But probably not many people witnessed the work in the field events by the Gladstone boys during the Upper Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Finals. Gladstone, which scored 69 points in the fi...
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Reigning Champions Raise the Bar

Reigning Champions Raise the Bar
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Houghton girls golf team won its third straight MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 title Wednesday, and Marquette’s Avery Rochester won her second straight medalist honor. But both raised the bar to new heights, including a U.P. Finals record for Rochester.
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'Unexpected' Medalist Keys D1 Champ

'Unexpected' Medalist Keys D1 Champ
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
After the Upper Peninsula's infamous spring of 2013, the golfers at Wednesday's U.P. Division 1 Final should have known to expect the unexpected at Portage Lake Golf Course. Sun-splashed, windless conditions prime for scoring and a medalist who played in his team's No...
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Glad to Bring Baseball Back to Gladstone

Glad to Bring Baseball Back to Gladstone
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Blake Ballard looked out at the snow covering Gladstone last month and figured it would never melt. When he and his teammates finally played in their first tournament of the season April 20, the temperature couldn’t have broken 30 degrees. It’s the annual p...
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Division 3: Familiar Foes Face Off

Division 3: Familiar Foes Face Off
Thursday, February 21, 2013
This Division 3 Finals weekend already looks familiar with five of last season's eight Quarterfinalists making the trip back to Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. And top seeds Dundee and Richmond are slated to meet again for the championship – like they did...
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D3 Softball Final: Clinton 1st a 2nd Time

D3 Softball Final: Clinton 1st a 2nd Time
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Clinton seniors Tierney Nelson, Haley Mercy and Abi Clark finished their four-year varsity careers and fourth trips to Bailey Park with their team’s second-straight Division 3 championship Saturday. Nelson struck out seven and gave up six hits as the Redskins wer...
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D3 Softball: Clinton Returns to Final

D3 Softball: Clinton Returns to Final
Friday, June 15, 2012
Tierney Nelson is feeling a little old this weekend at Bailey Park. It’s all relative, of course, to the fact she’s finishing her Clinton career with a fourth and final trip to the MHSAA Softball Finals.
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Softball Finals: Champs are Here

Softball Finals: Champs are Here
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Three of last season's MHSAA softball champions will return to Battle Creek's Bailey Park on Friday looking to make it two -- or in Petersburg-Summerfield's case, three -- in a row. Get up to speed by checking out this weekend's schedule, followed by a look at each of ...
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Cheer Finals: Familiar Favorites Return

Cheer Finals: Familiar Favorites Return
Friday, March 2, 2012
The MHSAA Competitive Cheer finals annually are among the association's best-attended championships. And a number of this season's contenders are regulars at the Grand Rapids Delta Plex. Nine of 32 finalists have won a combined 37 MHSAA championships.
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