Entries for 'Croswell-Lexington'

Spidle Sets Up 2020 Run for 4-Title Glory

Spidle Sets Up 2020 Run for 4-Title Glory
Sunday, March 3, 2019
A change in divisions couldn’t slow Sean Spidle down. The Flint Powers Catholic junior claimed his third straight MHSAA individual wrestling championship Saturday, defeating Tecumseh’s Joshua Hilton 9-6 in the Division 2 112-pound final. Spidle won titles i...
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Thumb Schools Form Hockey 'Legion'

Thumb Schools Form Hockey 'Legion'
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Larry Camp is happy to be focusing on hockey.  The coach of the first-year Eastern Thumb Area Legion hockey program – also known simply as Ubly – had been working since February, navigating the politics of school boards and paperwork to create an oppor...
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Hillger Becomes Palace King 1 Last Time

Hillger Becomes Palace King 1 Last Time
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Trent Hillger was as impressive as ever during his run to his third straight MHSAA individual title. The Lake Fenton senior heavyweight pinned his first three opponents at the Division 3 Finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills this past weekend, then beat Lake Odessa Lak...
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Cros-Lex's Lieber Readies for Final Shot

Cros-Lex's Lieber Readies for Final Shot
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Croswell-Lexington wrestling coach Joe Lilly saw championship potential in Collin Lieber when he was in sixth grade. Donnie Corby, the best to ever come through the Cros-Lex program by any metric – for now anyway – saw it, too.
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Preview: Expect the Unexpected

Preview: Expect the Unexpected
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Few MHSAA tournaments are tougher to analyze and predict than the Girls and Boys Bowling Finals. The top scorers from last weekend’s Regionals included a number of unranked teams, and two of the No. 1-ranked lineups at the start of the postseason didn’t qua...
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D2 Semis: Confident Contenders Roll On

D2 Semis: Confident Contenders Roll On
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Rozlyn Price’s gutsy performance Thursday afternoon at Secchia Stadium had less to do with how far she’s come in the last year as it was about how far she’s come over the last month. And Stevensville Lakeshore had plenty to prove as well after running...
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Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home

Preview: Familiar Contenders, New Home
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This weekend, for the first time, the MHSAA Softball Semifinals and Finals will be played at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. But although the tournament’s new stage might be unfamiliar to most, many of the 16 finalists should feel at home playi...
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Timing Just Right for D2-Winning Cranes

Timing Just Right for D2-Winning Cranes
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Timing. So critical for a successful golf swing, even moreso for a boys golf team trying to win its second MHSAA title in three years. Everything came together this weekend about as well as it could for Bloomfield Hill Cranbrook-Kingswood, as the Cranes fashioned a tw...
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Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3

Friday Standouts, Saturday Champs in D3
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Fremont junior Sam Brandt’s opponent in the MHSAA singles bowling championship match Saturday seemingly had a hometown advantage.  However, despite living 150 miles away, Brandt feels right at home and has had plenty of success at Airport Lanes in Jackson, ...
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Fremont Boys, Cros-Lex Girls Claim D3

Fremont Boys, Cros-Lex Girls Claim D3
Friday, February 28, 2014
Fremont junior Sam Brandt fell a little short of perfection Friday afternoon in the championship match of the MHSAA Division 3 Boys Bowling Final at Airport Lanes in Jackson. However, Brandt did not come up short in terms of a championship. 
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Former Sportswriter Knows a Good Story

Former Sportswriter Knows a Good Story
Monday, July 22, 2013
It’s not exactly “Man Bites Dog,” the old newspaper standard by which headline stories were determined. But the role reversal that Rick Jakacki and Kevin Miller have experienced certainly makes for interesting reading. And Jakacki, who spent 20 years...
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