Entries for 'Lawton'

'Retired' Garvey Remains Eager to Give

'Retired' Garvey Remains Eager to Give
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Earlier this week, Mike Garvey told his wife she can't let him quit all that he does to contribute to school sports across the state of Michigan, even if he is officially "retired." But after 40 years serving in a variety of roles, he really doesn't have plans to stop....
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Mendon's Crespo Completes 4-Title Drive

Mendon's Crespo Completes 4-Title Drive
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Skyler Crespo reached Michigan wrestling immortality Saturday night. The senior from Mendon became just the 28th wrestler in MHSAA history — and second on the day — to earn a fourth Individual Finals title.
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D4 Preview: New Contenders On Verge

D4 Preview: New Contenders On Verge
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Only two teams have won Division 4 team wrestling championships over the last decade, and before last season only five teams had competed in the deciding match over the previous 10 years. But Clinton broke into the mix making its first MHSAA Final last winter – a...
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Junior Hitter's Spirit, Skill Give Lawton Lift

Junior Hitter's Spirit, Skill Give Lawton Lift
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Olivia Cramer wears her friends proudly — on her leg. When she is not wearing a blade to play volleyball or basketball, the Lawton High School junior wears a prosthetic, but it’s not just any leg.
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Colleagues Connect in Classroom, Coaching

Colleagues Connect in Classroom, Coaching
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
When students enter one of the social studies rooms at Mattawan High School, they should not be surprised to see a white board full of Xs and Os. It is not a game of tic-tac-toe, just a series of football plays.
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Mendon's Crespo Now 2 for 2 in Finals Trips

Mendon's Crespo Now 2 for 2 in Finals Trips
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Skyler Crespo bounced around Saturday night during his post-match interview. The Mendon sophomore had just won his second Division 4 wrestling championship in as many tries, but looked like he could get right back on the mat.
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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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2015 Bush Awards Honor 4 Veteran ADs

2015 Bush Awards Honor 4 Veteran ADs
Monday, June 8, 2015
Four athletic directors with a combined 103 years of service to high school athletes – Kalamazoo Hackett’s Michael Garvey, Livonia Churchill’s Marc Hage, Pewamo-Westphalia’s Barry Hobrla and Saginaw Heritage’s Peter Ryan – have been n...
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Brother's Memory Sparks Kent City Champ

Brother's Memory Sparks Kent City Champ
Saturday, March 7, 2015
For Kent City senior Shane Rodenburg, winning this year’s MHSAA Finals title was not something he was doing just for himself. He also was taking the mat with his younger brother Brendon in his heart. Read more about Rodenburg's victory and check out post-match co...
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D4 Preview: Sending Out the Seniors

D4 Preview: Sending Out the Seniors
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Michigan will celebrate one last time this weekend, at the high school level, an accomplished group of seniors who have dominated the Division 4 Individual Wrestling Finals during the first half of this decade. Four seniors will take the mat beginning Thursday with a c...
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D4 Preview: Contenders Pursue Hudson

D4 Preview: Contenders Pursue Hudson
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Hudson is seeking this weekend to become the first team in MHSAA history to win six straight wrestling team championships. And that’s the expectation, as the Tigers enter the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals seeded first in Division 4 and ranked No. 1 in the state poll...
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