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Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams

Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Clay Sampson knows only one speed, whether it’s on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond – it’s full go, all the time. “He has such a passion for the game, no matter what sport,” said his basketball coach, Jared Janssen....
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In the Long Run, Daniels Finishes On Top

In the Long Run, Daniels Finishes On Top
Saturday, March 2, 2019
DJ Daniels didn’t have many close calls this season, but the Caro senior 160-pounder had a couple on his way to a second straight Division 3 championship – one on the mat, and one off.
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D3 Preview: Ready to Make More History

D3 Preview: Ready to Make More History
Thursday, February 28, 2019
The 2018 Division 3 Individual Wrestling Finals gave fans arguably the highlights of the day at Ford Field, with a pair of four-time champions joining a legendary group. Those are pretty tough acts to follow, of course. But this season’s contenders have opportuni...
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Next Win Will be 500th for Ida's Leonard

Next Win Will be 500th for Ida's Leonard
Friday, November 30, 2018
There are ups and downs in everyone’s coaching career. Unless you are Tim Leonard. Leonard starts his 28th season as head coach of the Ida High School girls basketball team Tuesday. With a win at home against Monroe Jefferson, Leonard would join the exclusive 500...
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Whitman, Trombley Join 4-Time Legends

Whitman, Trombley Join 4-Time Legends
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Brandon Whitman and Jarrett Trombley will both be headed to the state of North Carolina this fall. Before leaving, however, they put on one more show Saturday night for wrestling fans at the MHSAA Individual Championships.
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Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs

Preview: Hundreds of Hopefuls, 56 Champs
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A total of 23 reigning champions will return to this weekend’s MHSAA Individual Finals, and all 56 who will be crowned will be celebrated by their schools and communities.  But as is often true on this biggest stage, the crowd’s focus will turn nearly ...
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Zeeland East's TerHaar Leads Hit Parade

Zeeland East's TerHaar Leads Hit Parade
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Trevor TerHaar’s Zeeland East baseball career ended this spring in a 3-1 District loss to Hudsonville Unity Christian. But it also concluded with an MHSAA record for hits in a season. Click below for more recent record book additions in football, girls lacrosse, ...
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Bluestreaks' Run Thrilling, Unforgettable

Bluestreaks' Run Thrilling, Unforgettable
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Dawn Forter will never forget Brooklyn Woelmer’s knowing smile with Ida’s championship hopes one strike from being dashed. The senior shortstop faced reigning champion Richmond and a two-strike count, her team down 3-1 with two outs in the seventh inning of...
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Down to Last Out, Ida Rallies to Win D2

Down to Last Out, Ida Rallies to Win D2
Saturday, June 17, 2017
It took coach Howard Stuart 38 years to lead the Richmond High School girls softball team to an MHSAA Finals title. He was one out away from getting his second against Ida.
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Richmond, Ida Earn Saturday Return

Richmond, Ida Earn Saturday Return
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Even reigning champions get a little nervous returning to the diamond of their greatest accomplishment. But it took Richmond only a couple innings to get comfortable again at Secchia Stadium while kicking off Thursday’s Division 2 Semifinals.
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Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap

Preview: Looking to Take the Final Leap
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Two reigning champions but also two 2016 runners-up are headed back to MHSAA Softball Finals weekend at Michigan State University’s Secchia Stadium. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central is playing for its third straight Division 3 title, while Richmond is looking to ...
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Trombley Prevents History, Makes His Own

Trombley Prevents History, Makes His Own
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Jarrett Trombley ended a bit of history Saturday night at the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. And along the way, he kept his own bit of history going.
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Jackson Area Efforts Net New Officials

Jackson Area Efforts Net New Officials
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Check out how Jackson area officials are restocking their ranks, plus a story of kindness between league schools, the history behind a basketball celebration and a couple of follow-ups on past Second Half features. 
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Ida Builds Greatest Season 'Brick by Brick'

Ida Builds Greatest Season 'Brick by Brick'
Friday, November 6, 2015
As the greatest football season in Ida High School history rolls into the second week of the MHSAA playoffs, it could be said that winning isn’t even the best thing the Bluestreaks have done this year. Winning certainly hasn’t been the most important thing...
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