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Coach Taught Athletes to Enjoy Sports

Coach Taught Athletes to Enjoy Sports
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
There are to be no ties worn Saturday at the memorial service for George Richardson. He didn't like funerals, so Algonac Muskrats and Michigan State Spartans gear is encouraged. And while some sadness is inevitable, people should be having fun telling stories of the ...
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Performance: Houghton's Clayton Sayen

Performance: Houghton's Clayton Sayen
Monday, May 14, 2018
Houghton senior Clayton Sayen added another night of highlights to an incredible senior campaign, winning a rare race combination of the 100, 400 and 3,200 meters at the Ontonagon Invitational on May 4 to earn the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the W...
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Pieces Adding Up for Addison Title Run

Pieces Adding Up for Addison Title Run
Friday, May 11, 2018
Aaron Wesche didn’t waste any time in setting some goals for the Addison boys track & field team. “I told them at signups that we were going to compete for the Regional title, and our goal was to compete for the top three at the state meet,” Wesch...
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Great Clips of the Week: 5/3/18

Great Clips of the Week: 5/3/18
Thursday, May 3, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features Ryan Ruiter crossing the finishing line just ahead of the rest for Lansing Catholic in a 400-meter race against Fowlerville.
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Heritage Sprinter Off to Stunning Start

Heritage Sprinter Off to Stunning Start
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
When Marcus Montgomery took the advice of his good friend Juwan Roberts and joined the Saginaw Heritage track team prior to the 2017 season, he did it with the simple expectation of having fun. He never imagined where he would be a year later – among the top 400-...
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Performance: Lee's Thomas Robinson

Performance: Lee's Thomas Robinson
Friday, April 27, 2018
Wyoming Lee senior Thomas Robinson, a four-time MHSAA Finals sprints champion, is off to another fast start.  He swept the 100 and 200 championships at Saturday’s Fred Solis Invitational with two of the fastest times statewide this season to earn the Michiga...
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Kloss Raring to Make His Move in D3

Kloss Raring to Make His Move in D3
Friday, April 20, 2018
Jeremy Kloss is growing weary of northern Michigan’s cold, snowy spring. “I’m a little frustrated,” said the Harbor Springs junior, who won the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at last June’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Track & Field Finals...
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Fruitport's Oleen Catches Up Quickly

Fruitport's Oleen Catches Up Quickly
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Cameron Oleen first ran track his sophomore year. As a junior last spring, he was the 400-meter champion at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals.
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Amid Life's Hurdles, Mendon Sprinter Rises

Amid Life's Hurdles, Mendon Sprinter Rises
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Sam Cleveland remembers a day back in elementary school, or at least parts of it, that changed his life forever.  He recalled feeling lightheaded, seeing a fuzzy image of the floor before passing out. After regaining consciousness, he was taken by ambulance to the...
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Hillsdale Begins March Toward Big June

Hillsdale Begins March Toward Big June
Friday, March 30, 2018
The MHSAA Track & Field Finals are still a couple months, a few thunderstorms and maybe even some snow showers away.  But, there’s once again one thing you can most likely count on – the Hillsdale Hornets boys track & field team will be well re...
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'Over Here,' Athletes Gave to WWI Effort

'Over Here,' Athletes Gave to WWI Effort
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In a nation at war, the needs of many outweigh the desires of a few. Among the many noble sacrifices for the greater good was Michigan’s spring high school sports season of 1918.
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Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC

Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC
Friday, August 18, 2017
When the Traverse City Central boys cross country team opened practice last Wednesday, the gregarious John Lober was nowhere in sight. Instead, the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame coach was teeing it up on a golf course in Kalkaska Count...
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Cardinals Cap Unbeaten Season with 1st Title

Cardinals Cap Unbeaten Season with 1st Title
Monday, June 12, 2017
As coach Jeff Erickson searched the hallways for athletes to bolster his boys track & field team, he let them know up front this was not a sport where they’d get tons of attention and hype. This season, the Whittemore-Prescott boys track & field team &nda...
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Rapid River Clinches on Final Relay

Rapid River Clinches on Final Relay
Sunday, June 4, 2017
There appeared to be a sense of relief within the ranks of the Rapid River boys track team Saturday as it retained its Upper Peninsula Division 3 crown. Rapid River edged Bessemer 108-104 for the title, but the teams were tied at 96 prior to the 1,600-meter relay.
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Fast and Steady, Newberry Wins Race

Fast and Steady, Newberry Wins Race
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Steady improvement through this season paid off for the Newberry boys track team Saturday as it scored 130½ points to win its first Upper Peninsula Division 2 title in 11 years. The Indians were followed by three-time defending champ Ishpeming with 102 and Steph...
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Chesaning Puts Away Win in Final Event

Chesaning Puts Away Win in Final Event
Sunday, June 4, 2017
The boys on the Chesaning track & field team are emotionally spent.  A Saturday saturated with stress gave way to pure bliss as the Indians kept grinding all the way to a Lower Peninsula Division 3 championship at Comstock Park.
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Whittemore-Prescott Gets Win That Counts Most

Whittemore-Prescott Gets Win That Counts Most
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Winning it all doesn’t necessarily mean winning them all when it comes to track & field.  In fact, the Whittemore-Prescott boys team didn’t win a single event at Saturday’s Lower Peninsula Division 4 championship meet at Grand Rapids’ H...
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Marquette Pushes Title Run to 3 Straight

Marquette Pushes Title Run to 3 Straight
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The Marquette boys quietly went about their business Saturday and were rewarded with their third straight Upper Peninsula Division 1 track & field title. Marquette collected 128 points. Iron Mountain edged Houghton 76½-73 for the runner-up trophy, and Kingsf...
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Meyers Gives Kentwood Crowd Final Show

Meyers Gives Kentwood Crowd Final Show
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Khance Meyers put on one final show in an East Kentwood uniform Saturday, and did it on his home track. The senior sprinting star won the 100 and 200 meters for the second straight year at the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Boys Track & Field Finals, and anchored the w...
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Corunna Star Recovers to Shine Again

Corunna Star Recovers to Shine Again
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Noah Jacobs of Corunna is another in a long line of tremendous distance runners to come out of this state. Among the names he’s chased include Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein of Rockford and Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc.
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