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No. 5 Leads Lansing Catholic to Repeat

No. 5 Leads Lansing Catholic to Repeat
Saturday, June 7, 2014
The return of three players from last year’s MHSAA championship squad produced similar expectations this season for the Lansing Catholic boys golf team. The Cougars were able to duplicate last year’s feat, winning the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Final...
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Swartz Creek Claims 1st Title Since '67

Swartz Creek Claims 1st Title Since '67
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Scratch and claw, chip and putt. Scratch and claw, stay composed. Scratch and claw, win MHSAA title by the narrowest of margins. The Swartz Creek boys golf team hoisted its first MHSAA golf title since 1967 on Saturday in the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Final at Forest...
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Timing Just Right for D2-Winning Cranes

Timing Just Right for D2-Winning Cranes
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Timing. So critical for a successful golf swing, even moreso for a boys golf team trying to win its second MHSAA title in three years. Everything came together this weekend about as well as it could for Bloomfield Hill Cranbrook-Kingswood, as the Cranes fashioned a tw...
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D4 Champions Make Saturday Count

D4 Champions Make Saturday Count
Saturday, June 7, 2014
It was better to be the hunter than the hunted Saturday in the MHSAA Division 4 Final at the Bedford Valley Golf Club. White Pigeon was third after the first round Friday but made it up in a big way Saturday to win the second MHSAA title in school history. And junior J...
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Preview: Champs, Now Challengers Again

Preview: Champs, Now Challengers Again
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Last season’s Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals ended up among the most predictable in recent memory – Battle Creek Lakeview, Lansing Catholic and Kalamazoo Hackett all entered ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions, and all emerged as champions. Will th...
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Seniors Carry Hancock to Finals Win

Seniors Carry Hancock to Finals Win
Friday, May 30, 2014
Hancock’s “senior moment” keyed another MHSAA U.P. boys golf championship Thursday at George Young Recreational Complex. The Bulldogs, with four seniors playing big roles, retained the U.P. Division 2 crown with a dominating performance. Hancock tall...
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D3 Final Filled with Close Finishes

D3 Final Filled with Close Finishes
Friday, May 30, 2014
Two superb players with two scorching scores. Two palpitating playoff holes. One winner.  Those were the stakes at Thursday’s Upper Peninsula Division 3 Final at Highland Golf Club. 
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Extra Effort Pays for Champion Houghton

Extra Effort Pays for Champion Houghton
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The top four Houghton High School boys golfers went to such places as Washington, D.C., South Carolina and Florida during Spring Break to sharpen their skills.  As the saying goes, practice makes perfect.
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#TBT: Harmon's 135 Still All-Time Low

#TBT: Harmon's 135 Still All-Time Low
Thursday, May 15, 2014
It's been tough for golfers to remember sunny days this week, with most of Michigan seemingly under water – or, in the far north, snow.  But this week's Throwback Thursday recalls a fall weekend 12 years ago, when East Kentwood's Matt Harmon put up...
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Five proves key for Cougars in D3

Five proves key for Cougars in D3
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Five was the key number during the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Boys Golf Final at the Bedford Valley Golf Course in Battle Creek. Division 3 powerhouse Jackson Lumen Christi was aiming for its fifth straight championship, while Lansing Catholic was looking to s...
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Hackett Dominates Again in D4

Hackett Dominates Again in D4
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Father’s Day came early this year for Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central golf coach Steve Rider. The first gift came from his team, which brought home Hackett’s third MHSAA championship in the past five seasons at Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Div...
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Close Call Falls B.C. Lakeview's Way

Close Call Falls B.C. Lakeview's Way
Saturday, June 15, 2013
As the scores were being posted at Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Boys Golf Final, a familiar, painful and sinking feeling came over senior Matt Garland and his Battle Creek Lakeview teammates. "We can’t lose by one stroke again – that&r...
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Eagles Close with Round to Remember

Eagles Close with Round to Remember
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Grand Rapids Christian's Ken Bokhoven has been coaching boys golf for more than three decades. But it wasn't until Saturday afternoon that the longtime coach had the opportunity to celebrate an MHSAA title.
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Finals Preview: No. 1s Eye Return to Top

Finals Preview: No. 1s Eye Return to Top
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Battle Creek Lakeview, East Lansing, Lansing Catholic and Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central all have rich traditions in boys golf. They're also the teams ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the coaches association heading into this weekend's MHSAA Lower Penin...
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Consistency Pays for Painesdale-Jeffers

Consistency Pays for Painesdale-Jeffers
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The boys MHSAA Division 3 Upper Peninsula Golf Finals were not without their fair share of surprises Thursday. But some of the teams and golfers who didn’t expect to have success weren’t arguing against it when they saw their names at the top of the leade...
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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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Hancock's 1st Win a Title Clincher

Hancock's 1st  Win a Title Clincher
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
About a month ago, there was some doubt whether Hancock High School would have a golf season this year. The Copper Country was getting hit with heavy snowfall in April and early May, and area athletic directors were forced to consider cancelling the season.
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Golf Finals: Aces Abound

Golf Finals: Aces Abound
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice and Cranbrook-Kingswood, Jackson Lumen Christi and Lake Leelanau St. Mary claimed MHSAA golf championships Saturday. Read on for run-downs of each division's tournament and links to full results.
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Golf Finals: Plenty of Familiar Faces

Golf Finals: Plenty of Familiar Faces
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The 2011 MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals featured a number of outstanding performances from younger players still looking forward to one or more seasons left in their high school careers. And that means this weekend's Finals will be filled with veterans and like...
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UP Golf Finals: Westwood, Houghton win again

UP Golf Finals: Westwood, Houghton win again
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Houghton and Ishpeming Westwood girls golf teams continued their Upper Peninsula Finals dominance to highlight finishes at the MHSAA championship tournaments Thursday and Friday.
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