Entries for 'Carson City-Crystal'
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Skyler Crespo reached Michigan wrestling immortality Saturday night.
The senior from Mendon became just the 28th wrestler in MHSAA history — and second on the day — to earn a fourth Individual Finals title.Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
For the second straight season, Division 4 has a chance to contribute to MHSAA wrestling history with a candidate to join the elite list of four-time champions.
Mendon senior Skyler Crespo is one of three contenders this weekend hoping to become the 27th in state ...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Only two teams have won Division 4 team wrestling championships over the last decade, and before last season only five teams had competed in the deciding match over the previous 10 years.
But Clinton broke into the mix making its first MHSAA Final last winter – a...Continue Reading
Friday, February 14, 2020
Reigning Division 4 130-pound champion Jamison Ward is closing in on the Carson City-Crystal all-time wins record while closing out his high school career.
Over the last two weeks, Ward has eclipsed 200 career victories and this past Saturday won his fourth confe...Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Nikki Norris received her life’s education from professional educators. Her father Howes Smith served as an assistant principal and then principal at Ithaca High School, and her mother Maple was a teacher. Howes’ mom also taught.
Their influence and example...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Getting beat by Coleman Clark occasionally last year only made Mason Sumner a stronger runner.
Sumner, a sophomore at Breckenridge, competes regularly against Clark, a junior from Carson City-Crystal, because both schools are in the Mid-State Activities Conference.Continue Reading
Sunday, March 3, 2019
A humble Jordan Hamdan pinned his place in wrestling history Saturday evening at Ford Field.
The Hudson senior became the 25th four-time MHSAA Finals champion when he pinned New Lothrop's Logan Zell in 54 seconds in their Division 4 135-pound title match.Continue Reading
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Division 4 features some of the most intriguing storylines heading into this weekend’s Individual Wrestling Finals at Ford Field – including some that could continue past this weekend.
Hudson senior Jordan Hamdan is hoping to become either the 25th or ...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Hudson and New Lothrop have met in the Division 4 Wrestling Final five straight seasons, and one of those two teams has won the championship in this division a decade running.
But if seeds are correct this weekend, there will be some significant shake-up come Saturday ...Continue Reading
Monday, January 14, 2019
Battle of the Fans VIII semifinalists: The spotlight is all yours.
You have 12 days to show the MHSAA's Student Advisory Council why your section is a must-see on this year's BOTF finalists tour.Continue Reading
Thursday, February 23, 2017
If seedings hold true, we will have a new Division 4 wrestling champion Saturday for the first time since 2014.
But that next champion wouldn't really be new; Hudson is the top seed entering Friday’s Quarterfinals and won every Division 4 title from 2009-2013 bef...Continue Reading
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Rollie Carman set a goal of reaching 300 wins when he started coaching varsity baseball at Blanchard Montabella in 1994.
He reached that goal 22 years later when his St. Louis team defeated Harrison 9-1 in its season opener April 12.Continue Reading
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Last wrestling season ended in heart-breaking fashion for Hudson senior Kyle Johnson.
Not only was he unable to repeat as an individual MHSAA champion, but he also was mourning the passing of his grandfather, Jim Kimble.Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
The best wrestlers in Michigan don’t have to attend the biggest high schools.
Meet Dansville’s Dresden Simon, a reigning champion in Division 4 who has beaten reigning Division 1 and 2 champs this season.Continue Reading
Saturday, March 7, 2015
For Kent City senior Shane Rodenburg, winning this year’s MHSAA Finals title was not something he was doing just for himself. He also was taking the mat with his younger brother Brendon in his heart.
Read more about Rodenburg's victory and check out post-match co...Continue Reading
Friday, April 4, 2014
Midland Dow’s fifth straight MHSAA championship in the fall was keyed by another outstanding group of veterans who have grown up winning in the program – including the most successful doubles players in MHSAA history.
Find out more about that pair, plus the...Continue Reading
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Hudson is seeking this weekend to become the first team in MHSAA history to win six straight wrestling team championships. And that’s the expectation, as the Tigers enter the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals seeded first in Division 4 and ranked No. 1 in the state poll...Continue Reading
Thursday, February 21, 2013
With a fifth-straight MHSAA Division 4 championship Saturday, Hudson would join Davison as the only two schools to accomplish that feat since the Team Finals began in 1988.
But seven other teams at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena will do their best to make their own...Continue Reading
Sunday, March 4, 2012
A total of 56 individual wrestling champions were crowned Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
One was St. Johns senior Taylor Massa – and he earned his own story after finishing his career without a loss. But there were plenty of others to tell as 56 wrestle...Continue Reading