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#TBT: 2008 LP Girls Golf, Boys Tennis Finals

#TBT: 2008 LP Girls Golf, Boys Tennis Finals
Thursday, October 25, 2018
We recently ran across a copy of the 2008 Fall MHSAA Magazine Show produced by FOX Sports Detroit, and each week we’ll “throw back” to a few segments. This week, coming off the 2018 Lower Peninsula Girls Golf and Boys Tennis Finals, we recall the 2008...
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Wise Choice Nets Championship Return

Wise Choice Nets Championship Return
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
There are a lot of emotions winning an MHSAA Finals tennis championship as an underclassmen can produce, but wanting to give up the sport entirely usually is not one of them. But that’s something that was on the mind of Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood tennis...
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Greenhills Takes Back Top Spot in D4

Greenhills Takes Back Top Spot in D4
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Winning six of eight flights, Ann Arbor Greenhills took home the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 team trophy Saturday at Kalamazoo College, the Gryphons’ first championship in three years but ninth over the last 11. Greenhills clinched the title during the ...
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Cranbrook 4-Peats with Near Perfection

Cranbrook 4-Peats with Near Perfection
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood boys tennis coach Steve Herdoiza said his team had conquered challenges all season. But Saturday’s MHSAA Finals was a different one.  The main opponent was time, as weather forced the event to be played much longer than a...
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Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again

Longtime Okemos Friends Deliver Again
Saturday, October 20, 2018
What started with a love of the sport in elementary school grew into a second straight MHSAA Finals championship for members of the Okemos boys tennis team Saturday. Led by a core group of players who began playing tennis together at a young age, Okemos won the Lower P...
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Inside or Out, Black Hawks Dominate D1

Inside or Out, Black Hawks Dominate D1
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Inside or outside, the Bloomfield Hills boys tennis team knows exactly what it takes to win an MHSAA Finals championship. Last year, the Blacks Hawks won on the outdoor courts at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. Saturday, at the same location, the they went back-to-b...
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Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again

Preview: Powers Could Prevail Again
Thursday, October 18, 2018
This year’s Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals will again feature a number of contenders we’re used to seeing raise trophies during the season’s closing weekend. Reigning champions Okemos in Division 2 and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in Divis...
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West Iron Caps Undefeated Spring Surge

West Iron Caps Undefeated Spring Surge
Thursday, May 31, 2018
It had been a while since the Iron River West Iron County boys tennis team stood at the top of the Upper Peninsula. But Wednesday afternoon, the Wykons finished the climb again.
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Rain Can't Soak Olivier, Negaunee 3-Peats

Rain Can't Soak Olivier, Negaunee 3-Peats
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
What rain delay? A pause in the action due to the elements for more than two hours failed to slow down Marquette junior Alec Olivier on Wednesday as he earned his third consecutive No. 1 singles tennis title.
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Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations

Okemos, Genschaw Earn D2 Celebrations
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Okemos went home with the team trophy Saturday, clinching their first Lower Peninsula Division 2 title in 10 years before the finals even started at Kalamazoo College. But no one celebrated an individual medal with more exuberance than Grand Rapids Forest Hills Ce...
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Cranes Write Championship Finish Again

Cranes Write Championship Finish Again
Saturday, October 21, 2017
This year’s MHSAA Division 3 Boys Tennis Finals featured a familiar storyline and an equally familiar ending.  For the third straight season, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood came away with the Lower Peninsula Division 3 title – and for a third str...
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Bloomfield Hills Returns to Top of D1

Bloomfield Hills Returns to Top of D1
Saturday, October 21, 2017
All season long, the Bloomfield Hills Black Hawks have had a target on their collective backs as the state’s top-ranked tennis team in Division 1. They handled the pressure well during the fall’s regular season, but there was one big hurdle left to clear at...
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Liggett Outlasts Greenhills for D4 Repeat

Liggett Outlasts Greenhills for D4 Repeat
Saturday, October 21, 2017
With its second straight Division 4 team title minutes from being locked up, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett received a scare when William Cooksey, the second seed at No. 1 singles, went down writhing in pain after hurting his left wrist. At the time, the team t...
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Performance: Bloomfield Hills' Andrew Zhang

Performance: Bloomfield Hills' Andrew Zhang
Friday, October 20, 2017
Bloomfield Hills junior Andrew Zhang moved up to No. 1 singles this season after claiming the No. 2 championship at last season’s Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals, and he hasn’t missed a beat.  The Black Hawks’ top player won his Regional last w...
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Preview: Power Programs Locked In

Preview: Power Programs Locked In
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
It’s rematch time for many of the powerhouse programs in Lower Peninsula boys tennis. This weekend’s MHSAA Finals feature the same No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in both Divisions 3 and 4 as a year ago, a pair of rivals that tied for the 2015 title holding do...
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Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams

Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Joe Meyers placed an impressive 14th of 357 cross country runners at Friday's Portage Central Early Bird Invitational, but in a time that disappointed the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix sophomore.  He didn’t have much time to fret. The two-sport fall athlete had his f...
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Negaunee Adds to Decade of Dominance

Negaunee Adds to Decade of Dominance
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Welcome to late spring in the Upper Peninsula. With a stiff northwest breeze whipping across the Negaunee Tennis Facility coupled with off and on drizzle and temperatures in the mid to upper 40s, conditions were far less than perfect for Wednesday’s Upper Peninsu...
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Westwood Outduels West Iron to 4-Peat

Westwood Outduels West Iron to 4-Peat
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Ishpeming Westwood coach Chris Jackson knew his team had to keep it simple to win the Upper Peninsula Division 2 title Wednesday. The Patriots came out and did exactly that, winning six of eight flights for their fourth straight U.P. title.
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Performance: Dow's Varun Shanker

Performance: Dow's Varun Shanker
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Midland Dow's Varun Shanker finished an incredibly successful and in a few ways unprecedented career Saturday by winning the No. 1 singles championship at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final while leading the Chargers to their first team championship since 2013. ...
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D1 Champs Finish Tough Title Roads

D1 Champs Finish Tough Title Roads
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Redemption is bittersweet for Troy High School's Steve Forman. A year ago as a sophomore, Forman advanced to the Lower Peninsula Division 1 semifinals at No. 1 singles as a four seed – losing to eventual flight champion Connor Johnston of Northville.
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