Entries for 'Bessemer'

Record-Setter Leads Bessemer Repeat

Record-Setter Leads Bessemer Repeat
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Bessemer earned its name. How could the aptly named Speedboys, whose logo is a winged shoe, not win a track & field meet?
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Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale

Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale
Friday, May 31, 2019
Pick a division – any of seven Saturday – and you’re bound to find a senior standout finishing his career at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals. Michigan high schools regularly graduate star-loaded classes in this sport – but with reigning ...
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Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace

Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace
Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Sault Ste. Marie boys made a statement in the wind and cold Saturday, earning their first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship in six years with 42 points.
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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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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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New Champions Reign at UP Boys Finals

New Champions Reign at UP Boys Finals
Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Gogebic and Brimley boys had never been crowned Upper Peninsula cross country champions before Saturday, and Houghton won for the first time in six years. The only repeat winner was Brimley's Austin Plotkin, who repeated as the fastest runner in UP Division 3.
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Preview: Experience Takes the Lead

Preview: Experience Takes the Lead
Friday, October 20, 2017
Familiar faces could dominate photo finishes at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Boys Cross Country Finals at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising. Two reigning individual champions are back from a year ago, as is the runner-up from the race where the winner has moved ...
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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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Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring

Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Most Upper Peninsula track coaches will tell anyone the weather always is perfect in the Dome. After all, the temperature is constantly in the 70s and there’s no wind, rain or snow to contend with inside Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. And mos...
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Negaunee Tops D1; D2-3 Champs Repeat

Negaunee Tops D1; D2-3 Champs Repeat
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Thirty-two years had passed since a Negaunee boys cross country team was last crowned Upper Peninsula champion. The Miners, who were competing in Class C in 1983, changed that Saturday by earning their first Division 1 title in convincing fashion with 43 points.
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Opportunities Abound for New Winners

Opportunities Abound for New Winners
Friday, October 23, 2015
Saturday’s MHSAA Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals at Beauchamp Grove in Gladstone, sponsored by Michigan National Guard, should provide the ideal scenarios to crown first-time champions. While Chassell is the favorite in Division 3 after winning a year ago, n...
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UP Girls Finals Stacked with Champions

UP Girls Finals Stacked with Champions
Friday, October 23, 2015
All three individual champions from 2014 will run at Saturday’s MHSAA Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals, sponsored by Michigan National Guard, and two team champions from last season are favored to repeat. Here's a look at some of the teams and individuals exp...
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North Dickinson sprints, hurdles to first in D3

North Dickinson sprints, hurdles to first in D3
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Hurdles and sprints have been major strengths for the Felch North Dickinson boys track and field team all season. That continued at Saturday's Upper Peninsula Track Finals, as the Nordics gained their first Division 3 title in five years with 77 points.
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Consistency Pays for Painesdale-Jeffers

Consistency Pays for Painesdale-Jeffers
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The boys MHSAA Division 3 Upper Peninsula Golf Finals were not without their fair share of surprises Thursday. But some of the teams and golfers who didn’t expect to have success weren’t arguing against it when they saw their names at the top of the leade...
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