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East Jackson Off to Record-Setting Start

East Jackson Off to Record-Setting Start
Friday, August 25, 2017
The East Jackson girls golf team is riding an impressive three-tournament streak. And the Trojans have yet to win a title. In each of East Jackson’s three tournaments this season, it has broken the 18-hole school record, which was 397 coming into the season. Then...
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#TBT: Marquette's Palmer Begins Title Run

#TBT: Marquette's Palmer Begins Title Run
Thursday, August 17, 2017
This photo of Marquette’s 1996 Upper Peninsula Class A-B champion team is like most stuffed into our archives from publications past – and at the same time, includes a player starting on one of the most historic runs in MHSAA girls golf history. Third from ...
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DeTour Girls Deliver 1st Title since 1999

DeTour Girls Deliver 1st Title since 1999
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Most, if not all DeTour High School girls weren’t around the last time a team from their school was crowned Upper Peninsula golf champion. It was 1999, and the Raiders were competing in Class D at the time. Ontonagon was runner-up that year.
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Munising Seniors Add to Title Legacy

Munising Seniors Add to Title Legacy
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The writing was on the wall for the Munising High School girls golf team — play your best golf. On Thursday, the Mustangs pulled through with a commanding lead to win the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 title at George Young Golf Course.
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Escanaba Conquers Cold to Repeat

Escanaba Conquers Cold to Repeat
Thursday, June 1, 2017
There was a brisk wind blowing Wednesday afternoon on the Northern Michigan University Golf Course, but the tough conditions didn’t have an effect on the Escanaba girls team. The Eskymos fought their way through the cold and won their second straight Upper Penins...
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Top Talent Teeing Off in Upper Peninsula

Top Talent Teeing Off in Upper Peninsula
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
With golf courses like TimberStone, Greywalls and Sweetgrass already ranked among the best in Michigan, and Sage Run expected to join that list soon, Upper Peninsula golf is becoming increasingly high class. Also contributing are some quality golfers past and present. ...
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Rochester Ends 'Incredible Run' on Top

Rochester Ends 'Incredible Run' on Top
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Four years ago, Rochester missed the MHSAA Finals. Three years ago, the same. Last season, the Falcons did make the championship round, and finished second after a tie-breaker.  And all of that set up a championship run that culminated in a 21-stroke victory at th...
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No Heartbreak This Time as Rochester Rises

No Heartbreak This Time as Rochester Rises
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Every high school golf coach reminds his or her team that “every stroke counts.” The exception is Rochester girls golf coach Jeff Haney, because his team has learned that lesson first-hand over the past three seasons.
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Mustangs Complete Championship Climb

Mustangs Complete Championship Climb
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Macomb Lutheran North’s route to an MHSAA championship seemed like a simple 3, 2, 1 countdown. The Mustangs, who finished third at the Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Division 4 tournament in 2014 and second last year, broke through with a 36-stroke victory over seco...
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Spring Lake Can't Be Caught in 3-Peat

Spring Lake Can't Be Caught in 3-Peat
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Only one team could beat Spring Lake at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 girls golf tournament Saturday at Bedford Valley Golf Course. That team was Spring Lake.
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Sisters Shine as Dow Charges to 1st Title

Sisters Shine as Dow Charges to 1st Title
Saturday, October 15, 2016
A friendly rivalry between two talented sisters helped the Midland Dow girls golf team accomplish a feat this weekend that was four years in the making. Senior Stephanie Carras and junior Alexis Carras forged a competitive battle for individual honors and propelled th...
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Cox, Dy Aim To Bring Golf Fame Up North

Cox, Dy Aim To Bring Golf Fame Up North
Friday, October 14, 2016
Maple City Glen Lake 18-year-old Nichole Cox, a two-time reigning champion, is the only girl from northern Michigan to win a Lower Peninsula girls golf individual title since the MHSAA started offering a postseason tournament in 1973. Her friend, Traverse City West sop...
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Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...
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Saline Looks Forward to Finals - and Beyond

Saline Looks Forward to Finals - and Beyond
Friday, October 7, 2016
The Saline girls golf team, ranked No. 3 in the Lower Peninsula Division 1 state poll, does not have a senior among its top four players. It's easy to look ahead to next year with hope and anticipation. But the future is now for the talented Hornets.
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Carras Sisters Launch Dow into Elite

Carras Sisters Launch Dow into Elite
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
There are a lot of reasons why a young person from Michigan would want to head south to spend her college years. Soaking up some sun on the beach or bidding adieu to blizzards and wind-chill factors rank high on the list of perks, but not for Stephanie and Alexis Carra...
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Russell Takes Lake Orion Under Her Wing

Russell Takes Lake Orion Under Her Wing
Thursday, September 15, 2016
As someone who is an aspiring broadcast filmer/producer, Moyea Russell is always looking for a great story to tell with a video camera. There probably couldn’t be a more perfect subject for Russell to chronicle with a video project than herself.
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Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West

Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West
Friday, August 19, 2016
Kristen Nolan is trying to avoid putting undue pressure on her Traverse City West golf team. So talk about defending an MHSAA Division 1 championship has been kept to a minimum during the preseason.
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Through the Years: Golf 1926/73-2015

Through the Years: Golf 1926/73-2015
Friday, July 15, 2016
Winters may keep golfers off the greens for at least a few months in Michigan. But this state certainly makes the most of its golfing weather the rest of the year, with plenty to boast from both peninsulas and the high school level included. Today's "Through the Ye...
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Escanaba Ends Houghton's Title Streak

Escanaba Ends Houghton's Title Streak
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Houghton's Division 1 title streak had reached five years running, and the Gremlins were again led by sophomore Kaaren Liston, a formidable golfer who was medalist at last year's MHSAA U.P. Final at Pine Grove. That was the mountain Escanaba faced as it went into last ...
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DeTour's Wilkie, Cedarville Rise to Top

DeTour's Wilkie, Cedarville Rise to Top
Thursday, June 2, 2016
The third try was the charm for DeTour junior Madison Wilkie on Thursday as she earned the Upper Peninsula Division 3 girls golf championship for the first time. Wilkie, who was runner-up the past two years, fired an 85 at the Escanaba Country Club on this sunny and m...
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