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North Central's Jets Blast Off in D3 Final

North Central's Jets Blast Off in D3 Final
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Powers North Central coach Jerry Root and Stephenson junior Connor Cappaert were overcome with emotion following Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course in Marquette County. The North Central boys earned their first ...
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Preview: Champs Collide In D3 Final

Preview: Champs Collide In D3 Final
Friday, October 18, 2013
A shuffling among the Upper Peninsula’s smallest-school powers has set up an intriguing matchup at Saturday’s MHSAA Cross Country Finals at Gentz Homestead Golf Course in Munising. The move of reigning Division 2 champion Stephenson into Division 3 not only...
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Raymond's Race to Remember

Raymond's Race to Remember
Monday, November 12, 2012
Over the past nine days, Nick Raymond has replayed his best high school cross country race over and over in his memory. He starts from the beginning and goes right through the finish line – while enjoying especially his surge during the second of the 3.1-mile Low...
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Kettle Paces Milford Past Familiar Field

Kettle Paces Milford Past Familiar Field
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Brian Kettle came away with a couple of battle scars to go with his MHSAA championship medal Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. The Milford junior was bleeding from both knees as he crossed the finish line in the Lower Peninsula Division 1 cross country rac...
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Mora Caps Career with D2 Title

Mora Caps Career with D2 Title
Saturday, November 3, 2012
When it was time to make a move, Connor Mora had no idea how it would play out. All he knew was he wanted to finish his last high school cross country race with no regrets.
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Raymond Never Looks Back in D3 Final

Raymond Never Looks Back in D3 Final
Saturday, November 3, 2012
When Nick Raymond found himself leading the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 cross country race Saturday at Michigan International Speedway, he didn’t freak out. He was right where he expected to be.
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Concord's Hersha Matches Heroes

Concord's Hersha Matches Heroes
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Jesse Hersha has already done something his running role models never accomplished. But that doesn’t lessen the sense of awe he has for past Concord state champions Kyle Stacks and Spencer Nousain.
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One Mora Chance To Finish On Top

One Mora Chance To Finish On Top
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Mr. Competitive got the nickname from his fourth grade teacher, and he still loves to win. He's enjoyed that feeling more times than most over the last three years. But Connor Mora nearly made a decision that would’ve deprived the state’s cross country com...
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Finals Preview: The Home Stretch

Finals Preview: The Home Stretch
Thursday, November 1, 2012
A total of 992 boys cross country runners will join 961 girls at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.  No MHSAA tournament event includes that many athletes from so many communities at one time and in one p...
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Freshman leads Sault Ste. Marie to Win

Freshman leads Sault Ste. Marie to Win
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Sault Ste. Marie freshman Parker Scott had been setting school records quite regularly throughout this cross country season. Although his 16-minute, 50.5-second clocking on the 3.1-mile course at Pictured Rocks Golf & Country Club during Saturday’s Upper Pen...
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Kicking Into a Higher Gear

Kicking Into a Higher Gear
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Nate Burnand had trouble motivating himself as a freshman at Waterford Mott. In his words, he was "not a mature student." Sure, he was balancing two sports his first semester. But he was slacking in the classroom, a shame because he had the potential to do so much more...
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SAC Sound-off: It's not the Win, But the Race

SAC Sound-off: It's not the Win, But the Race
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
All I ever wanted from my high school athletic career was to be an all-state runner in cross country. But I learned that getting the all-state medal is not what is important. Having fun is what really matters.
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Following Olling's Championship Run

Following Olling's Championship Run
Monday, November 7, 2011
The MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals were run Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. We followed Breckenridge sophomore Kirsten Olling as she won her second straight Division 4 championship. She won in 18:02.7, giving her four MHSAA championship...
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2011 Finals: Dream Finishes

2011 Finals: Dream Finishes
Saturday, November 5, 2011
West Bloomfield junior Erin Finn said she dreamed of winning an MHSAA cross country championship since she first learned to walk. But it took a few more seconds Saturday to realize she’d actually done it.
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One More Shot at No. 1

One More Shot at No. 1
Friday, November 4, 2011
Nervousness is part of Spencer Nousain's pre-race preparation. “I’m scared I’m going to lose,” he said earlier this week, just days before his final high school cross country race -- Saturday's MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Final at Michigan Interna...
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