Entries for 'Constantine'

Record Win Streak Setters Meet in Opener

Record Win Streak Setters Meet in Opener
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Friday’s varsity football season opener between Ithaca and Hudson at Alma College was the first time the teams had met on the field. But the programs have been mentioned in the same conversations concerning record success frequently over the last decade.
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Alwine's Risk Rewarded with Top Vault

Alwine's Risk Rewarded with Top Vault
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Wyatt Alwine was one more failed attempt away from having a very bad day at last Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Track & Field Finals. With some of his adrenaline reserve drained from a long rain delay, the Constantine junior — seeded No. 1 ...
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Constantine Comeback Gets Running Start

Constantine Comeback Gets Running Start
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Shawn Griffith is fully aware of the fact he’s now coached fathers and sons, uncles and nephews during his tenure at Constantine High School. That doesn’t make him old, he says; it just means he’s “seasoned.”
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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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Constantine Follows Slugger on Fast Start

Constantine Follows Slugger on Fast Start
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Kim Maddox has an incredible feel for the game of softball. Growing up with significantly impaired hearing, that’s been a necessity. Maddox, a junior slugger at Constantine High School who set her school’s season home run record in 2016 with 11 bombs, has a...
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Norris Winner Hoover Elite on All Levels

Norris Winner Hoover Elite on All Levels
Friday, April 15, 2016
Linda Hoover always had aspired to become a coach, and her class schedule at Olivet College during the late 1970s reflected that goal. But at the suggestion of one of her advisors, Hoover added an officiating class one term. That same advisor soon needed a partner to o...
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Constantine Looks to Build on Comeback

Constantine Looks to Build on Comeback
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
On one of the last summer days in town before leaving for college, Joey Steiner and Cody Ley spotted some youngsters on the east side of Constantine playing basketball in the street on a portable hoop. They stopped and played 2-on-4 with the boys. The group of eighth-g...
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Ithaca Finds a Hero in Hessbrook

Ithaca Finds a Hero in Hessbrook
Friday, November 23, 2012
Logan Hessbrook started at quarterback for Ithaca’s junior varsity last season as a sophomore, and probably would start for a few hundred teams that don't have the luxury of all-state quarterbacks every season. But neither takes away from the fact that ...
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Team Finals: 32 Contenders, at a Glance

Team Finals: 32 Contenders, at a Glance
Friday, February 24, 2012
Headed to Battle Creek this weekend? So are 32 wrestling teams competing for one of four MHSAA team championships beginning with Friday's Quarterfinals at Battle Creek.  Check out our division-by-division primers with information on every team competing this weeke...
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Football Playoffs: Finals in Review

Football Playoffs: Finals in Review
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Game over. But what a way to finish. How should we end a four-month MHSAA football season? With 26 hours worth of Finals over the course of two days, viewable from the comfy confines of Detroit's Ford Field. Following are my final takes from our Finals weekend.
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Division 6 Final: Play it Again, Yellowjackets

Division 6 Final: Play it Again, Yellowjackets
Friday, November 25, 2011
And so continues an incredible run by one of Michigan’s newest football powerhouses. The Yellowjackets pushed their winning streak to 28 and claimed their second straight MHSAA championship by downing Constantine 42-14 in tonight’s Division 6 Final.
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Final Countdown

Final Countdown
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Ford Field, here we come. The 37th MHSAA Football Finals need little more introduction than that. Over nearly four months, more than 600 teams were boiled down to 256, with that field then cut in half every week for a month as a fortunate few continued on in hopes o...
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