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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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Emeralds' Nagy a Hidden Gem No Longer

Emeralds' Nagy a Hidden Gem No Longer
Friday, May 11, 2012
An opposing golf coach joked this spring that he'll always be able to say he beat Manistique's Michael Nagy – when Nagy was 12. Other opposing coaches consider it a privilege to grant their players the opportunity to walk a match with the reigning Upper Peninsula ...
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High 5s: 5/8/12

High 5s: 5/8/12
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
We're a week away from our first MHSAA spring postseason events, and these contenders -- all reigning MHSAA champions -- have been playing at that elite level all season.
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Mona Shores Packs a Powerful Swing

Mona Shores Packs a Powerful Swing
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The chances are good Muskegon Mona Shores will continue facing more senior-laden opponents this spring. But just because the Sailors are made up of all juniors and freshmen, it doesn’t mean they don’t carry significant experience onto the course.
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High 5s - 5/1/12

High 5s - 5/1/12
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
To be the best you've got to compete against the best, and these honorees all ended up at the top of impressive fields last week.
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Contender makes early case

Contender makes early case
Thursday, April 19, 2012
A younger Grand Rapids West Catholic boys golf team felt it left too many strokes on the course in tying for fourth place at last spring's Division 3 Final at Michigan State’s Forest Akers East. A season older and remembering that disappointment, the Falcons hav...
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High 5s - 4/17/12

High 5s - 4/17/12
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
A couple record-setting pitchers and one of this season's golf championship contenders received this week's Second Half High 5s.
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