Entries for March 2013

The Boomerang Effect

The Boomerang Effect
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The NFL has administered a self-inflicted wound, shot itself in the foot, and made FOOTBALL the face of America’s youth sports concussion problem.
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Linked Up: Hill Reaches 1,000

Linked Up: Hill Reaches 1,000
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Ann Arbor Pioneer boys and girls swim programs have received national acclaim over the years. And at the head of those efforts has been coach Denny Hill, who celebrated his 1,000th dual meet victory last month. 
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Joy Outweighs Pain for Erie-Mason's Griffin

Joy Outweighs Pain for Erie-Mason's Griffin
Sunday, March 3, 2013
At least for a couple of minutes Saturday evening, Logan Griffin’s left shoulder stopped hurting. Or, hopefully, hurt a little less. He had separated it midway through this season, and didn’t return to the mat until the District tournament three weeks ago.
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Brothers Storr Finish Perfect Seasons

Brothers Storr Finish Perfect Seasons
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Their toughest competition lives under the same roof. Kanen and Zehlin Storr of Leslie get more of a battle sparring against each other than they typically get in a match against other high school wrestlers. They combined to achieve a rarity on Saturday as brothers who...
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Teammates, Gracious Opponents As Well

Teammates, Gracious Opponents As Well
Sunday, March 3, 2013
It was a surreal scene at the edge of the mat when Austin Eicher and Jacob Gorial met for the 130-pound title in the MHSAA Division 1 wrestling tournament. Coaches can often get quite animated when their wrestlers are going for a championship. But the coaches in Eich...
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Richmond Remains No. 1 in D3

Richmond Remains No. 1 in D3
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Every time the Richmond competitive cheer team exited the mat after each round of the MHSAA Division 3 Final, its faithful supporters in the stands at the DeltaPlex showered down a rousing chant: “Back-to-Back” The Blue Devils were more than willing to fulf...
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Standard Bearer of a 4-Time Champ

Standard Bearer of a 4-Time Champ
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Adam Coon attended the MHSAA Individual Finals for the first time as a seventh grader, the son of a successful coach who knew what it took to grow a champion. And Adam hoped to become one too. But he really wanted to know what it took to become the wrestler who carried...
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Top Seeds Take D2 Top Honors

Top Seeds Take D2 Top Honors
Saturday, March 2, 2013
History was made Saturday in Waterford as Jordan Richard, a junior from Tecumseh, became the first MHSAA Finals back-to-back singles champion. "It's amazing," Richards said. "We wanted it as a team, too, but unfortunately it didn't work out so well."
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Unique Style, Rare Path Mark D3 Champs

Unique Style, Rare Path Mark D3 Champs
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Two hands were better than one Saturday afternoon in the championship match of the MHSAA Division 3 boys singles bowling tournament at Airport Lanes in Jackson. Adam LaRoe of Napoleon, who uses the same unorthodox two-handed delivery as PBA touring professional Jason B...
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D4's Best Survive Close Final Matches

D4's Best Survive Close Final Matches
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Vandercook Lake’s Malloree Ambs and Rogers City’s Bailey Budnik outlasted the competition Saturday at Sunnybrook Golf and Bowl to be crowned the MHSAA’s Division 4 bowling girls and boys singles champions, respectively. Ambs, who defeated Oscoda sopho...
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Roll Offs Decide D1 Championships

Roll Offs Decide D1 Championships
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The MHSAA Division 1 Finals at Northway Lanes in Muskegon were not a place for the faint of heart Saturday.  In both the girls and the boys divisions, the eventual champions needed to win a roll off en route to winning a singles bowling title. 
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The Center for D4 Cheer Champions

The Center for D4 Cheer Champions
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Michigan Center competitive cheer team didn’t perform to its full potential in Round 3 of the MHSAA Division 4 Final. A strong Round 2 performance prior to that more than made up for it.
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No Stopping Gibraltar Carlson in D2

No Stopping Gibraltar Carlson in D2
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Gibraltar Carlson senior Annie Hajec was in an unfamiliar place Saturday afternoon during the MHSAA Division 2 Final at the DeltaPlex. Instead of helping her team compete for another championship, the four-year varsity performer was on crutches with her left ankle band...
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Titans Believe, Achieve Second Straight

Titans Believe, Achieve Second Straight
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Southgate Anderson senior Morgan Farrah knew all along her team was capable of repeating as MHSAA Division 1 competitive cheer champion Friday. But not until just before Round 3 began at the DeltaPlex – as Anderson’s fans chanted “I believe that we wi...
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'Teamwork' Fuels D2 Champs

'Teamwork' Fuels D2 Champs
Saturday, March 2, 2013
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. At least, that's what the Jackson Northwest girls bowling team decided to do. After losing in the MHSAA Semifinals last year to Tecumseh and in the Quarterfinals in 2011 to Charlotte, the Mounties were looking to make it t...
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Salem Boys, Davison Girls Rule Division 1

Salem Boys, Davison Girls Rule Division 1
Friday, March 1, 2013
Being the best bowling team in the city of Plymouth is saying something. With two boys bowling teams from Plymouth reaching the elite eight of the MHSAA Division 1 Bowling Final, the city stamped itself as one of the best for bowling in the state. For the Plymouth Sale...
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Comeback Champs Claim D3 Titles

Comeback Champs Claim D3 Titles
Friday, March 1, 2013
It was not necessarily a bad thing to be behind early in the final game of the MHSAA Division 3 boys and girls Bowling Finals on Friday at Airport Lanes in Jackson. Livonia Clarenceville won the boys championship, and Battle Creek Pennfield captured the girls title aft...
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Vandercook, Gabriel Richard Tops in D4

Vandercook, Gabriel Richard Tops in D4
Friday, March 1, 2013
During eight of the first nine seasons of MHSAA Girls Bowling Finals, either Vandercook Lake or Sandusky made the championship match to end the winter. And after meeting – and splitting – the last two Finals matches, it seemed only right that they met to de...
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We’ve Got This Right

We’ve Got This Right
Friday, March 1, 2013
This year's Super Bowl was an occasion for an unusual amount of commentary on the state of football safety, especially concussions.
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