Boys Track & Field

 

#TBT: 1st UP Regional Sends Vulcan Star

#TBT: 1st UP Regional Sends Vulcan Star
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A runner who starred 90 years ago for a western Upper Peninsula high school that closed long ago surely won’t jog many memories these days. But Lawrence Pedo’s accomplishments in 1928 were noteworthy and remain memorable as we turn the page on another sprin...
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Bessemer Speediest for 1st Time since '51

Bessemer Speediest for 1st Time since '51
Sunday, June 3, 2018
It had been a long time since a Bessemer track team was last crowned Upper Peninsula champion. A very long time.
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Ishpeming 'Grinds Out' 4th Title in 5 Seasons

Ishpeming 'Grinds Out' 4th Title in 5 Seasons
Sunday, June 3, 2018
First-place finishes may not have been plentiful for the Ishpeming boys Saturday, but they placed in enough events to edge Iron Mountain 90-82 for their fourth Upper Peninsula Division 2 track title in five years.
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Marquette Rises to Match Challengers

Marquette Rises to Match Challengers
Sunday, June 3, 2018
The Marquette boys continued their hold on the Upper Peninsula Division 1 track title Saturday, winning for the fourth straight season with 110 points.
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Hackett '6' Claim 1st Title Since 1930

Hackett '6' Claim 1st Title Since 1930
Saturday, June 2, 2018
One day, when a Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep track championship team reunion is in order, it won’t require much effort rounding everyone up. With only six young men representing the Irish on Saturday at the Lower Peninsula Division 4 Finals at Hudsonville, hea...
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Clare Boys Hang On for 1st title since 2000

Clare Boys Hang On for 1st title since 2000
Saturday, June 2, 2018
For the second straight year, the Lower Peninsula Division 3 boys track & field championship came down to the final race at Comstock Park. Chesaning was the benefactor last season. On Saturday, it was Clare’s time.
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'Field & Track' Earns Falcons' Latest Title

'Field & Track' Earns Falcons' Latest Title
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Dave Emeott is making some changes to his East Kentwood boys track & field team this summer. After the Falcons’ field events put on a dominant display Saturday to lead the team to a second straight Lower Peninsula Division 1 championship, Emeott feels it&rsqu...
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Coldwater Boys Trade Up for 1st Track Title

Coldwater Boys Trade Up for 1st Track Title
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Led by a trio of dominant throwers, the Coldwater boys track & field team had high hopes of winning the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Saturday. The team finished runner-up to Zeeland East last year and returned most of its point scorers. Coldwater turned the...
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Preview: Prepare for Close Finishes

Preview: Prepare for Close Finishes
Friday, June 1, 2018
Predicting the outcomes of MHSAA Track & Field Finals can be quite a leap.  But here's a semi-reliable forecast after hours of poring over the qualifiers for Saturday's seven boys meets: Expect plenty of close competition as a number of teams have the singular...
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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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