Entries for June 2012

A Meaning-Driven Brand

A Meaning-Driven Brand
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Just because schools change, it is not necessary that rules of school sports change as well.  Sometimes, perhaps.  But not always or even often.
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Perfect dozen (Birmingham Observer & Eccentric)

Perfect dozen (Birmingham Observer & Eccentric)
Monday, June 4, 2012
We've recognized the named "Kelly Lunghamer" for a while now, which makes sense. The Birmingham Marian senior just finished her high school career with 12 varsity letters -- and 12 appearances in MHSAA Finals.
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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, June 4, 2012
Saturday is annually the busiest high school sports day on the MHSAA calendar. So that day's action weighs heavy in our sampling of highlights from the week.
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Boys Finals: Hurdles Conquered

Boys Finals: Hurdles Conquered
Sunday, June 3, 2012
With the number of elite athletes Lake Orion, Auburn Hills Avondale and Lansing Catholic have featured over the last many years, it was somewhat surprising that none had won an MHSAA boys track and field championship. All three can check that goal off the list after ea...
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Girls Finals: Burning up the record book

Girls Finals: Burning up the record book
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Rain or shine and everything in between couldn't keep a strong class of MHSAA Track and Field athletes from once again shining in the final girls meets of the season Saturday. A total of 19 Finals records either were tied or broken during the seven championships eve...
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LP Tennis Finals: Championship Returns

LP Tennis Finals: Championship Returns
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart had its first outdoor practice this season near the end of March. When co-coaches Judy Hehs and Jean Koehler showed up to the courts, their players already were in the midst of their usual warm-up routine. And when those pl...
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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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Today on the MHSAA Network

Today on the MHSAA Network
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Spring sports tournaments conclude over the next three weekends, and beginning today the MHSAA Network will provide live video coverage of championships of Girls and Boys Track & Field, Girls and Boys Lacrosse, Baseball, Lower Peninsula Girls Soccer, and Softball on...
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No giving up in Southfield's Cross

No giving up in Southfield's Cross
Friday, June 1, 2012
Latipha Cross was desperate for a boost last Friday, or her high school track career was sure to end a week before what could be its crowning moment.. She'd stood against tipping points her entire life, including two bouts of cancer and two months of homelessness. But ...
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MHSA(Q&)A: Frankenmuth softball coach Brad Walraven

MHSA(Q&)A: Frankenmuth softball coach Brad Walraven
Friday, June 1, 2012
Brad Walraven didn't set out to become a high school softball coach. But few in the nation -- yes, nation -- have had more success.
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