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Ishpeming Boys Go Distance Again

Ishpeming Boys Go Distance Again
Sunday, June 2, 2019
The Ishpeming boys continued their winning ways at Saturday's Upper Peninsula Track & Field Finals, retaining their Division 2 crown with 129 points. This marked the fifth title in six years for the Hematites, who were followed by Newberry at 84 and Norway with 75 ...
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Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale

Preview: Don't Miss This Grand Finale
Friday, May 31, 2019
Pick a division – any of seven Saturday – and you’re bound to find a senior standout finishing his career at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals. Michigan high schools regularly graduate star-loaded classes in this sport – but with reigning ...
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Ishpeming 'Grinds Out' 4th Title in 5 Seasons

Ishpeming 'Grinds Out' 4th Title in 5 Seasons
Sunday, June 3, 2018
First-place finishes may not have been plentiful for the Ishpeming boys Saturday, but they placed in enough events to edge Iron Mountain 90-82 for their fourth Upper Peninsula Division 2 track title in five years.
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Newberry Finalists Relish Title Opportunity

Newberry Finalists Relish Title Opportunity
Friday, February 23, 2018
In 1988, the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals were reunified with both peninsulas competing for the same championships.  But before 2008, Upper and Lower Peninsula wrestlers still competed for separate individual titles – making for far less matchups between the ...
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Football Week in Michigan Airs on FOX

Football Week in Michigan Airs on FOX
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The MHSAA Football Playoff Finals – powered by the Michigan Army National Guard – dominate the schedule for FOX Sports Detroit’s first annual “Football Week In Michigan” this November.
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St Ignace Returns to D2 Title Height

St Ignace Returns to D2 Title Height
Sunday, June 4, 2017
The St. Ignace girls returned to familiar territory Saturday, earning their first Upper Peninsula Division 2 track title in three years with 110 points. Munising took runner-up honors at 102, and two-time defending champion Ishpeming took third this time with 91.
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Fast and Steady, Newberry Wins Race

Fast and Steady, Newberry Wins Race
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Steady improvement through this season paid off for the Newberry boys track team Saturday as it scored 130½ points to win its first Upper Peninsula Division 2 title in 11 years. The Indians were followed by three-time defending champ Ishpeming with 102 and Steph...
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Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine

Preview: Star Power Expected to Shine
Friday, June 2, 2017
The MHSAA Track & Field Finals again will draw one of the largest groups of competitors of any championship event in the state this school year. And fans surely will recognize a number of names from Finals past – including, on the boys side, a number of senio...
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Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring

Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Most Upper Peninsula track coaches will tell anyone the weather always is perfect in the Dome. After all, the temperature is constantly in the 70s and there’s no wind, rain or snow to contend with inside Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. And mos...
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Rapid River Rises to Claim D3 Championship

Rapid River Rises to Claim D3 Championship
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Twelve years had passed since a Rapid River boys track and field team had been crowned Upper Peninsula champion. The Rockets found a way to do that Saturday, however, as they edged Powers North Central 72-68 for the title.
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Ontonagon Girls Win 1st Title Since 1974

Ontonagon Girls Win 1st Title Since 1974
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Ontonagon High School senior Paige Blake had just enough leg strength to finish the 400-meter dash at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Division 3 Girls Track & Field Finals. That was also just enough for Blake to retain her title as she fell across the finish l...
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Preview: Watch These Stars Shine Again

Preview: Watch These Stars Shine Again
Friday, June 3, 2016
With so many athletes competing at each of the five sites of Saturday's MHSAA Track & Field Finals, it's easy to lose track of who is competing where until they reach the starting blocks.  But fans will want to be sure to focus on a number of familiar standout...
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Contenders Hope to Follow Saints' Path

Contenders Hope to Follow Saints' Path
Monday, March 14, 2016
The St. Ignace girls basketball team is obviously quite familiar with the Mackinac Bridge. The Saints live at the Upper Peninsula's eastern connection to downstate, and they seem to make regular trips across the bridge in quest of MHSAA championships. The Newberry and ...
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UP Champs Repeat as Rudden Takes 1st

UP Champs Repeat as Rudden Takes 1st
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Marquette High School’s Lindsey Rudden has excelled in track and cross country throughout her prep career. The senior harrier has earned her share of Upper Peninsula Division 1 titles in track, but hadn’t won at the U.P. Cross Country Finals prior to Satur...
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Highlight Reel: Track & Field Finals

Highlight Reel: Track & Field Finals
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Athletes representing nearly 600 schools competed during seven MHSAA Track & Field Finals on May 30 – and MHSAA.tv was there to cover them all.  Click below for a collection of highlights including some of the broken records and closest finishes fro...
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Newberry Claims Close Race in UPD3

Newberry Claims Close Race in UPD3
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Prior to Saturday, the Newberry girls track program had gone 24 years without an Upper Peninsula championship. The Indians, competing in Class C at that time, ended that drought by edging Brimley 64-58 for their first Division 3 title.
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1st-Time Winners Rule U.P. Girls Finals

1st-Time Winners Rule U.P. Girls Finals
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The element of surprise always is a possibility in any athletic endeavor. Gladstone High School sophomore Leigha Woelffer surprised many people including herself Saturday by earning her first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship at Gentz Homestead Gol...
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Preview: UP Contenders Back for Firsts

Preview: UP Contenders Back for Firsts
Friday, October 18, 2013
The first MHSAA Finals of cross country season will be run Saturday at Gentz Homestead Golf Course in Munising, and there will be more than a few familiar faces in the field.
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West Iron County Claims 1st MHSAA Crown

West Iron County Claims 1st MHSAA Crown
Sunday, June 2, 2013
It was a historical day for the West Iron County girls at Saturday's Upper Peninsula Track Finals as they were crowned champions for the first time. The Wykons topped the Division 2 standings with 144 points. Manistique brought home its first runner-up trophy with 99 ...
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Manistique Earns First Title Since 1960

Manistique Earns First Title Since 1960
Sunday, June 2, 2013
John F. Kennedy was running for President and gasoline was selling for less than 30 cents a gallon when the Manistique boys last were crowned Upper Peninsula track champions. The year was 1960, and the Emeralds earned their first Class A-B crown. Manistique ended that...
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