Entries for '#TBT'

#TBT: Gross Leads Beal City to Class D Title

#TBT: Gross Leads Beal City to Class D Title
Thursday, November 28, 2019
On Friday, coach Brad Gross will bring Beal City to the Division 8 Football Final at Ford Field to take on Reading as the Aggies play for their first MHSAA title in this sport since 2009.  But while this will be the Aggies' first championship game appearance since...
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#TBT: Anchor Brings Calumet Back

#TBT: Anchor Brings Calumet Back
Thursday, August 8, 2019
As we prepare to begin another school year with the first practices for fall sports next week, let’s throw back to an incredible finish from the 2015 Upper Peninsula Division 1 Girls Track & Field Finals. Then-senior Chelsea Jacques contributed to four first ...
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#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals

#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Flint IMA had been to the MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals what Joe Louis Arena was to the Detroit Red Wings since it began hosting high school championships in the state in 1977. For parts of four decades, the facility set the scene for many memorable moments on ice for sc...
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#TBT: 2008 MHSAA Football Finals

#TBT: 2008 MHSAA Football Finals
Thursday, November 29, 2018
We conclude our Throwback Thursday run through of 2008 MHSAA Finals highlights with football, plus a feature from FOX Sports Detroit on Manistee Catholic Central – at that time one of the state’s smallest 11-player football powerhouses. 
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#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals
Thursday, November 22, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at more 2008 championship highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, this time in girls volleyball and swimming & diving.
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#TBT x 2: XC, Soccer Finals Then and Now

#TBT x 2: XC, Soccer Finals Then and Now
Thursday, November 8, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at two years of MHSAA Cross Country and Boys Soccer Finals – those competed in 2008 with highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, and our latest in the Lower Peninsula this past weekend highlighted by Sta...
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#TBT: 2008 LP Girls Golf, Boys Tennis Finals

#TBT: 2008 LP Girls Golf, Boys Tennis Finals
Thursday, October 25, 2018
We recently ran across a copy of the 2008 Fall MHSAA Magazine Show produced by FOX Sports Detroit, and each week we’ll “throw back” to a few segments. This week, coming off the 2018 Lower Peninsula Girls Golf and Boys Tennis Finals, we recall the 2008...
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#TBT: Hoops Titans Meet in Class A Final

#TBT: Hoops Titans Meet in Class A Final
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The talk of the 1998-99 high school boys basketball season in Michigan revolved around a pair of Class A stars who went on to meet in one of the most highly-anticipated MHSAA championship games in recent memory. It’s been two decades since Lavell Blanchard led An...
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#TBT: 1st UP Regional Sends Vulcan Star

#TBT: 1st UP Regional Sends Vulcan Star
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A runner who starred 90 years ago for a western Upper Peninsula high school that closed long ago surely won’t jog many memories these days. But Lawrence Pedo’s accomplishments in 1928 were noteworthy and remain memorable as we turn the page on another sprin...
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#TBT: Reeths-Puffer Legends Born

#TBT: Reeths-Puffer Legends Born
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The “Legends of the Game” program returned to the MHSAA Football Finals this past weekend, as members of the 1992 Muskegon Reeths-Puffer football team and cheerleaders from that fall were honored at Ford Field. The Rockets won the Class A championship game ...
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#TBT: Brimley Makes Name as UP Power

#TBT: Brimley Makes Name as UP Power
Thursday, October 26, 2017
It was a legitimate question – "Where's Brimley?" It had been a long time since the little town located off Whitefish Bay in the Upper Peninsula had made some noise on the statewide level with its school's sports success – not since back-to-back Class D MHS...
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#TBT: Miss Volleyball Winners Hold Court

#TBT: Miss Volleyball Winners Hold Court
Thursday, October 5, 2017
It was likely a coincidence that Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern’s Linsey Taatjes and Fraser’s Angie McGinnis both wore jersey No. 9 as their teams met in the 2003 Class A Volleyball Final at Western Michigan University. It hardly was a coincidence that ...
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#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell

#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Menominee will host Escanaba on Friday in the 121st meeting between two of the Upper Peninsula’s largest high schools and proudest football programs – but with the trophy celebrating the game still missing after it first disappeared more than half a cen...
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#TBT: Ferrin Shuts Them Down, and Out

#TBT: Ferrin Shuts Them Down, and Out
Thursday, September 21, 2017
As Lincoln Alcona’s Connor McCoy looks to break MHSAA and national records for career saves in the next week, it’s a good time to “throw back” to the oldest goalkeeping record in the MHSAA record book – 50 career shutouts first attained by ...
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#TBT: Pioneer Blazes Another Pool Path

#TBT: Pioneer Blazes Another Pool Path
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Few if any Michigan high school sports have seen the bar continue to rise and records continue to fall like swimming & diving since the turn of this century. But as winning times continue to rev faster and faster, the 2002 Ann Arbor Pioneer girls team continues to ...
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#TBT: MHSAA Hosts 1st Volleyball Finals

#TBT: MHSAA Hosts 1st Volleyball Finals
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Girls volleyball has seen its share of changes over more than four decades as an MHSAA sport. Along the way, it has become the most popular high school girls sport in the state in terms of participation, with more than 19,000 athletes taking part last season.   Th...
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#TBT: Watervliet, Coloma Make it 100

#TBT: Watervliet, Coloma Make it 100
Thursday, August 24, 2017
On a cloudy August night in 2009, with overcast skies similar to what many across Michigan are seeing this afternoon, Coloma and Watervliet played the 100th game of what continues to be one of the longest series in MHSAA football history. Coloma won that 2009 seas...
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#TBT: Marquette's Palmer Begins Title Run

#TBT: Marquette's Palmer Begins Title Run
Thursday, August 17, 2017
This photo of Marquette’s 1996 Upper Peninsula Class A-B champion team is like most stuffed into our archives from publications past – and at the same time, includes a player starting on one of the most historic runs in MHSAA girls golf history. Third from ...
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#TBT: Legends Made at 1997 LP Finals

#TBT: Legends Made at 1997 LP Finals
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MHSAA Lower Peninsula Finals race day in 1997 looks a little gray as the Class B participants are taking their first strides above.  But it turned out to carry plenty of significance in the four-decade history of Michigan girls cross country. 
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#TBT: Before They Were Olympians

#TBT: Before They Were Olympians
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Michigan athletes enjoyed another banner showing at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro that wrapped up Sunday.  We cheered for them all – but paid special attention to a handful who previously competed in MHSAA sports before achieving more at the internat...
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