Entries for 'Battle Creek Central'
Monday, June 29, 2020
For all intents and purposes, the earliest days of the MHSAA wrestling state championships served as a glorified meet for the members of the 5-A Conference.
Greater Lansing established a stronghold on the sport that would last those first 13 years.Continue Reading
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Today's look back at MHSAA Finals past provides a pair of opportunities to take a trip back in time to a recognizable place as it hosted some of the legendary champions in state boys track & field history.
This collection of clips from the 1965 and 1968 Lower Penin...Continue Reading
Friday, December 27, 2019
Nothing says the Holidays like a high school basketball tournament.
It started, like many things do, with a drip. Well, make that a dribble.Continue Reading
Friday, November 30, 2018
It was late March. Dressed in his black silk swimsuit adorned with an orange letter “J,” James Dingman stood 18 inches above the waterline, perched on a spring-less board.
In 60 seconds it would be over.Continue Reading
Sunday, August 26, 2018
It was a sunny, cool late August morning as high school football practice kicked off around the state. The Detroit Tigers were in the midst of a four-game losing streak, their longest to date that World Series-winning season. With 32 games to go, their lead over the Bal...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 9, 2017
A picture may be worth a thousand words – but often, we can learn as much from a traveling trophy, game ticket, and even an old megaphone.
Michigan’s high school sports history is more than a century old and filled with legends passed on of games, teams and...Continue Reading
Monday, June 20, 2016
Three educators who have combined for more than a century of service to high school athletics – Adrian Madison’s Kristen Isom, Holly’s Deb VanKuiken and Battle Creek’s Jim Cummins – have been named recipients of the Michigan High Schoo...Continue Reading
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
BATTLE CREEK -- For 34 seasons, five Battle Creek teams -- Central, Lakeview, Pennfield, Harper Creek and St. Philip -- annually play for the Mick Haley trophy at the All-City Tournament.
St. Philip defeated Lakeview to win this season's event on Oct. 15 at Pennfield...Continue Reading
Thursday, October 20, 2011
There’s a good deal of talk that goes around Battle Creek’s volleyball community every fall. And with a significant amount of talent concentrated in such a small area, there’s plenty to say.
Starting in 1979, the last words for a season often have come at Batt...Continue Reading