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No Track, No Problem for Champion Dux

No Track, No Problem for Champion Dux
Monday, June 9, 2014
Phil Hoover is looking forward to returning to Zeeland’s renovated stadium for the 2015 track and field season. But his Zeeland West boys team – which shares the stadium each spring with neighboring Zeeland East and one of the district’s middle schools...
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Tales of the Tape: Track & Field Finals

Tales of the Tape: Track & Field Finals
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Broadcasts of all seven MHSAA Track and Field Finals from Saturday are now available free of charge on MHSAA.TV. Click to watch some of the most notable highlights of performances from all over the state. 
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Kingsford Champion Again on Home Track

Kingsford Champion Again on Home Track
Monday, June 2, 2014
The Upper Peninsula Track Finals were still being held in Marquette the last time the Kingsford boys were crowned champions. It was 1990. Bill Clinton was president, gasoline was selling for approximately $1 a gallon and the Flivvers were U.P. Class A-B champs.
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Ishpeming Steps Up to 1st in UP D2

Ishpeming Steps Up to 1st in UP D2
Sunday, June 1, 2014
After taking home the runner-up trophy a year ago, the Ishpeming boys track and field team took that final step up the podium in Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals. The Hematites collected 115 points, earning their first title since 2003. They were fol...
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Cooper Leads Munsing to Dominant Win

Cooper Leads Munsing to Dominant Win
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Prior to Saturday, 18 years had passed since the Munising boys last hoisted a trophy at the Upper Peninsula Track and Field Finals. The Mustangs, who were competing in Class C at that time, earned their first Division 3 title on Saturday with 107½ points. They ...
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Concord Conquers LP D4 Convincingly

Concord Conquers LP D4 Convincingly
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Concord distance runner Jesse Hersha imagined the Yellow Jackets would win the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 track and field championship as far back as last summer. Or just about the time he heard that Nolen Bright-Mitchell was coming to Concord from Albion High Sc...
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Zeeland West Makes Home at Houseman

Zeeland West Makes Home at Houseman
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Almost all track athletes enjoy running on their home track, in front of cheering fans and on a familiar surface. Zeeland West did not host a meet this spring. The Dux, however, made Houseman Field their home at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Saturday
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Smart Choices Pay Off for Sanford Meridian

Smart Choices Pay Off for Sanford Meridian
Saturday, May 31, 2014
The Sanford Meridian baseball team was down a man Saturday as it worked its way to a District title. Senior Jacob Wenzlick was busy on the other side of the state, helping the Sanford Meridian boys track and field team win the championship at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula ...
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Fisher Goes the Distance at LP D1 Final

Fisher Goes the Distance at LP D1 Final
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Grant Fisher wasn't going to get snuck up on again. As a sophomore last year, Fisher came down the final stretch with the lead in the 1,600-meter run at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Final, only to be caught from behind by Lake Orion's T.J. Carey...
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Preview: Boys Title Contenders Abound

Preview: Boys Title Contenders Abound
Friday, May 30, 2014
This MHSAA boys track and field season has been unpredictable, thanks in large part to the wild weather that has marked this spring. But it served as a sign for this weekend’s seven Finals to be run in the Grand Rapids area and Kingsford High School, as team cham...
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