Entries for 'Marlette'

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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Data Dig Continues for Hoops Histories

Data Dig Continues for Hoops Histories
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
There is a list – well actually two – that sit, unfinished, among MHSAA historian Ron Pesch's “1,001 Projects I’d Like to Complete Before I Die.” Hundreds of hours have gone into adding to and maintaining the lists, and much progress has b...
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Thumb Rivals Honor Connor 'One Last Time'

Thumb Rivals Honor Connor 'One Last Time'
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Jay Burton said one of his biggest fears after his son Connor passed away in 2009 was that he would be forgotten. But eight years after his death, the memory of Connor Burton is as strong as ever in Marlette and Brown City, the two communities he managed to make a big ...
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LP Division 3 Champs Take Winning Steps

LP Division 3 Champs Take Winning Steps
Saturday, June 4, 2016
In track and field, the difference between an MHSAA Finals championship and not being atop the medal stand may be the difference of a step or two. Marlette's Andrew Storm proved that Saturday at the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals at Comstock Park High School.
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Dow's Szabo Serves Up 3 Tennis Records

Dow's Szabo Serves Up 3 Tennis Records
Friday, November 13, 2015
Michael Szabo capped his Midland Dow tennis career this fall with his name all over the MHSAA record book. His accomplishments are among those recently added to the record listings, along with notable achievements by athletes from all over the state in football, g...
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Russell Rates Among Top MHSAA Passers

Russell Rates Among Top MHSAA Passers
Friday, May 8, 2015
Grand Rapids West Catholic went a combined 34-8 over the last three seasons with back-to-back MHSAA Division 5 championships and a runner-up finish – and quarterback Travis Russell had two of the largest hands in that success.  Click below to ...
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Class C ...
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Coming Soon: Online Captains Course

Coming Soon: Online Captains Course
Friday, November 7, 2014
Staff, space and budgetary constraints put limitations on the best of organizations, and the MHSAA feels the squeeze like any other association. Technology, fortunately, provides an infinite number of belt loops to loosen as programs expand. In order to achieve mass ap...
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BOTF Candidates Share Battle Strategy

BOTF Candidates Share Battle Strategy
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The 2014 Battle of the Fans tour picks up again Friday following a two-week break after an opening visit to reigning champion Buchanan on Jan. 17. In case you missed it, the bar is set high for those hoping to unseat The Herd as BOTF champion. But there is plenty o...
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Finals Preview: The Home Stretch

Finals Preview: The Home Stretch
Thursday, November 1, 2012
A total of 992 boys cross country runners will join 961 girls at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.  No MHSAA tournament event includes that many athletes from so many communities at one time and in one p...
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Their Place, Forever

Their Place, Forever
Friday, February 10, 2012
A little more than a month has passed since the school dedicated one of its most visible buildings to a longtime basketball coach. Thing is, Terry Reid said, those honors usually are bestowed after a person has died – not while he’s still working the sidelin...
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