Entries for 'Jackson'

Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named

Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named
Friday, April 12, 2019
With the completion of the 2018-19 prep basketball season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan proudly wraps up its decade-long “Retro” Mr. Basketball project with the announcement of the final six honorees.
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Michigan Boys Take the Swimming Plunge

Michigan Boys Take the Swimming Plunge
Friday, November 30, 2018
It was late March. Dressed in his black silk swimsuit adorned with an orange letter “J,” James Dingman stood 18 inches above the waterline, perched on a spring-less board.  In 60 seconds it would be over.
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Unified Basketball On MHSAA TV

Unified Basketball On MHSAA TV
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The efforts of MHSAA member schools to promote participation opportunities with the Michigan Special Olympics will get live video coverage this week as part of more than 80 events on MHSAA.tv being produced by participants in the School Broadcast Pro...
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NFHS Network Honors SBP Schools

NFHS Network Honors SBP Schools
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Seven MHSAA member schools participating in the School Broadcast Programhave been recognized by the NFHS Network for demonstrating excellent broadcasting skills and promotion of their events during the 2016-17 school year.
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Jackson Remembers, Honors Hoops Hero

Jackson Remembers, Honors Hoops Hero
Thursday, December 8, 2016
More than 30 years ago, Gary Thompkins moved away from Jackson after his high school days. But he never really left home. Thompkins died suddenly in September, days after his last visit home. But his memory will live on at Jackson High, as family, friends and fans cele...
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Holland Courts Honor Program Builder

Holland Courts Honor Program Builder
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
A few days after he stood in front of a group of admirers including friends, fellow coaches and former players – including some from his first Holland High School tennis team in 1972 – Dwayne “Tiger” Teusink drove past the courts that now bear hi...
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Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record

Comeback Jump as Meaningful as Record
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Because it was wind-aided, the performance by Jackson senior Anthony Owens on Saturday won't count in the MHSAA track and field record books. But while it won't go down officially as the best long jump ever at an MHSAA Finals, it was one of the greatest jumps, given th...
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Leslie's Storr Takes Down MHSAA Record

Leslie's Storr Takes Down MHSAA Record
Monday, May 9, 2016
Kanen Storr finished his Leslie career with a 58-0 record this winter, along the way joining the MHSAA career wins list with a final 227-3 record and setting a career takedowns record with 1,185. Click to see where he ranks in all categories of the MHSAA wrestling...
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Eastern, Kearsley Write Winning Endings

Eastern, Kearsley Write Winning Endings
Friday, March 4, 2016
The story of the Lansing Eastern boys bowling program reads like a work of fiction, but is a true story that doesn't need Hollywood to jazz it up. The Flint Kearsley girls program has built quite a narrative as well, and added a third straight MHSAA championship to the...
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Honoring Lost Teammate, Jackson Rises

Honoring Lost Teammate, Jackson Rises
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Hollywood producers do not make movies about football teams just two games into a season.  But if they did, Jackson High School would be a good place to start.
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Bath Ace Leaves Legacy of Perfection

Bath Ace Leaves Legacy of Perfection
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Ryan Orr’s 34-3 pitching record over four seasons for Bath’s varsity baseball team is impressive on its own.  But it’s only the start on the legacy he’s left all over the MHSAA baseball record book.
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Softball Stars Finish as Record Breakers

Softball Stars Finish as Record Breakers
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
This spring saw the final high school games for a number of Michigan's softball standouts, including a pair of hitters – Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart's Sara Hansen and New Lothrop's Morgan Rombach –  who now sit atop categories in the MHSAA record b...
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Standouts Finish on Record Kicks

Standouts Finish on Record Kicks
Friday, April 11, 2014
Never underestimate the value of a talented kicker on a high school football team. This season’s MHSAA Finals showed again just how much that unheralded player can contribute to a championship effort.
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