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Recent Stars Build on HS Sports Foundation

Recent Stars Build on HS Sports Foundation
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Mattawan’s Allie Havers experienced high school sports in part as a stepping stone to a scholarship and eventual national championship at the University of Nebraska. Hackett Catholic Prep’s Hope Baldwin earned two national awards and several scholarships for...
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2017 Bush Awards Honor Trio of Leaders

2017 Bush Awards Honor Trio of Leaders
Monday, June 26, 2017
Three athletic directors who have taken leading roles in important areas of educational athletics – Rockford’s Tim Erickson, Bay City Central’s Morley Fraser and Mattawan’s Ken Mohney – have been named recipients of the Michigan High School...
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Grandville, Dakota Follow Veterans' Leads

Grandville, Dakota Follow Veterans' Leads
Thursday, June 15, 2017
A powder puff football game was not going to keep the Grandville softball team from making history this season. Ellie Muilenburg made sure of that. The Bulldogs had big plans, but needed her to keep them.
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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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Mattawan Takes Final History-Making Step

Mattawan Takes Final History-Making Step
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Although Halloween was five days ago, Jarrett Hageman openly admits that he was never so scared in his life than he was late Saturday afternoon. Even in the broad daylight with no ghosts or ghouls around to spook him.
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Preview: Perfect Time to Peak

Preview: Perfect Time to Peak
Friday, November 4, 2016
Four of eight finalists at Saturday's MHSAA Boys Soccer Finals are playing to take home the champion's trophy for the first time in their programs' histories. And considering that none of seven teams that play in leagues won them this fall, claiming the highest title w...
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Performance: Mattawan's Casey Kirkbride

Performance: Mattawan's Casey Kirkbride
Friday, November 4, 2016
Casey Kirkbride watched Mattawan’s run to the Division 2 Semifinals last season from the sideline – as a junior on the junior varsity, and one of two goalkeepers on that team at that.  But the 6-foot-1 senior has made himself into a player capable of h...
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Parents Master Art of Schedule Juggling

Parents Master Art of Schedule Juggling
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
If it’s Tuesday, it must be volleyball — or is it soccer or maybe swimming? Time to check the calendar, the phone app or the white board. To keep up with two or more students involved in different sports in the same season, families have devised their own w...
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Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis

Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The first day of the MHSAA Baseball & Softball Semifinals at Michigan State University’s Old College Field began under rainy conditions Thursday, but finished under a flourish of sunshine as four teams punched their tickets into Saturday’s Finals.
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Dakota, Mercy Set Up Top-Ranked Match-up

Dakota, Mercy Set Up Top-Ranked Match-up
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Kendahl Dunford started summer softball last year with a team that wasn't operating at full strength. While Dunford was beginning her travel season, some of her teammates were still busy trying to win MHSAA championships with their high school teams.
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Preview: Reigning Champs, Stars Return

Preview: Reigning Champs, Stars Return
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A pair of reigning MHSAA softball champions and three of the best-known players in all of Michigan will be among those most anticipated at this weekend's Semifinals and Finals at Michigan State University's Secchia Stadium. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central and Unionvil...
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Antes Launches Fulton's Title Drive

Antes Launches Fulton's Title Drive
Monday, May 30, 2016
Fulton advanced to the Class D Semifinals the last two seasons anchored by the long-range shooting of Colton Antes – who finished his career this winter among the sharpest shooters in MHSAA history.  Click below for his and other recent record book additions...
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Father, Son: Diamond Rivals No Longer

Father, Son: Diamond Rivals No Longer
Friday, March 18, 2016
As Mattawan’s Brady Neel stepped to the plate, the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix baseball coach called for a shift, expecting the batter to hit toward right field. When Neel sent the ball into the gap between second and third, driving in a run with the hit, a voice in th...
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Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class A

Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class A
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime cer...
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Cole Sets Grand Haven at Record Pace

Cole Sets Grand Haven at Record Pace
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Grand Haven’s Katie Cole was only a sophomore last season when she set the Buccaneers into the MHSAA Class A Volleyball Semifinals. But that was only one bar she raised with two seasons remaining in her high school career. Click to read about her record accomplis...
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Highlight Reel: Division 1-2 Softball Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Division 1-2 Softball Semifinals
Friday, June 12, 2015
The first sessions of MHSAA Softball Semifinals were played Thursday at McLane Stadium at Michigan State University. Caledonia and Warren Regina in Division 1 and Frankenmuth and Wayland in Division 2 advanced to Saturday’s championship games.
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Fear Not; Caledonia Continues Record Run

Fear Not; Caledonia Continues Record Run
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Everything about Thursday afternoon should have been at least a little intimidating for Caledonia and pitcher Samantha Gehrls. The Fighting Scots were playing in their first MHSAA Semifinal. They were facing a Farmington Hills Mercy team that had hit 27 home runs. Did ...
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Preview: 4 Take Next Step for 1st Time

Preview: 4 Take Next Step for 1st Time
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Most teams journeying to Secchia Stadium at Michigan State University this weekend will be doing so for the first time, as this is only the second season MSU has hosted MHSAA Softball Finals weekend. But for Caledonia, Carleton Airport, St. Clair and Montague, the trip...
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Leland Ace Finds Net in Record Fashion

Leland Ace Finds Net in Record Fashion
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Leland girls soccer team won its league and District this spring on the feet of a number of talented players, including one of the highest scorers in MHSAA history. Sophomore Libby Munoz set a single-season record with 84 points and scored the second-most...
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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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