Entries for 'Maple City Glen Lake'
Saturday, November 7, 2020
After all the uncertainty of this past fall season, one thing is for sure.
Makenna Scott will be cuddled up with her puppy Milo tonight, gazing fondly at her cross country championship medal.Continue Reading
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
East Grand Rapids’ Tim Johnston, Maple City Glen Lake’s Mark Mattson, Vicksburg’s Michael Roy and Gaylord’s Christian Wilson all lead programs that frequently earn headlines for success in competition. But these four athletic directors also are k...Continue Reading
Friday, February 21, 2020
For the second time in four years, Jerry Angers walked onto Ford Field last fall with his Maple City Glen Lake football team seeking an MHSAA Finals championship.
It is not likely he’ll do so again.Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
With the dawn this winter of the 2020s, Don Miller is coaching high school basketball in a seventh decade.
That’s rarefied air in Michigan High School Athletic Association circles, but it’s an atmosphere the 73-year-old longtime Maple City Glen Lake basketb...Continue Reading
Friday, November 29, 2019
If Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central could draw up the perfect game for its preferred style of play, it might look a lot like Friday’s Division 6 Final.
Yes, the Falcons defeated Maple City Glen Lake to win their first championship since 2014, so that makes it mem...Continue Reading
Thursday, November 28, 2019
There will be no appetizers for this weekend’s MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field.
Show up early and stay late – every game both days has a story, ranging from two first-time finalists playing for the Division 1 title to two of the most successf...Continue Reading
Friday, November 15, 2019
There’s nothing that could spoil Jerry Angers’ mood right now.
When you love coaching football as much as Maple City Glen Lake’s varsity leader, being able to continue preparing your team deep into the playoffs trumps any tough situations that might c...Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
First the local media picked it up, which made sense – it was a great story, and easy to appreciate whether you’ve heard of Maple City or could find Fife Lake on the map.
In what was still perhaps surprising but a logical next step, The Associated Press and...Continue Reading
Friday, September 6, 2019
With 17 schools spread across 11 counties, the Northern Michigan Football League has created an indelible footprint since it was born into existence five years ago.
The conference, made up of three divisions of schools in varying size, has been able to sustain and evol...Continue Reading
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Gray Raymond would like to believe every high school golfer would’ve made the same call as he did on the final hole of his Regional this spring. And he hopes those who wouldn’t might hear about his story and reconsider next time they have the opportunity.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Junior Ella Siddall has accomplished plenty over her first three seasons of volleyball at Leland – and has an opportunity to finish among the state’s all-time greats.
Check out her achievements so far and more recent MHSAA record book additio...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Perseverance and patience anchored the explanation as pride in the Detroit Public School League flowed Saturday evening at the Breslin Center.
From Class C this weekend emerged the latest PSL champion, Detroit Edison, which entered the postseason with a .500 re...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The numbers may not lie, as the saying goes. But sometimes they tell an unexpected story.
Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central entered Thursday’s Class C Semifinal undefeated, and then made 52 percent of its shots from the floor. But Maple City Glen Lake will play fo...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Regardless of which team emerges as Class C champion Saturday, that crowning moment will conclude quite a story.
At the very least, the winner could be celebrating a first MHSAA boys basketball title in more than two decades.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Ypsilanti Arbor Prep calls its championship pursuit a “4-mile run.” And the Gators got through about 3.9 a year ago.
They’ll get another chance to finish the final leg after a 53-35 Class C Semifinal win over Maple City Glen Lake on Thursday at ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The most exciting basketball played at Van Noord Arena this weekend could feature a foursome of Class C powerhouses.
All four semifinalists making the trip to Calvin College in Grand Rapids played in Semifinals last season as well. Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Today, the mother of three, Julie Swanson excitedly reminisced recently about early days when she was known as Julie Polakowski. As a kid, she saw herself without borders. She could become an artist, or a writer, or a woodworker. As time passed and her interests grew, s...Continue Reading
Friday, December 1, 2017
When the Glen Lake boys basketball team went on a team-building retreat, coach Rich Ruelas asked his players to pick a word that would be their mantra for the season.
Cade Peterson chose “footprint.”Continue Reading
Friday, September 1, 2017
With school about to begin, Glen Lake will be hosting perhaps its biggest event of the school year tonight.
The two teams will not be playing in the sand. They’ll be playing on a new synthetic field, the latest positive for the school's athletic program.Continue Reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Corunna’s Meredith Norris ended a celebrated career in the fall by winning the Miss Volleyball Award – and delivering the last of 18 entries in the MHSAA record book.
Click below for details and more recent record book entries in baseball, boys an...Continue Reading