Entries for 'Marine City'
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
When considering all the reasons Jim Whymer was a beloved and Hall of Fame sportswriter in the Thumb area, one stands out above the rest.
He cared.Continue Reading
Sunday, June 2, 2019
The Dunns are done.
Brad Dunn is the last of nine children, four of them boys, to go through Saugatuck High School – and he more than held his own on the last day of competition.Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Championship celebrations aren’t unfamiliar in Marine City. It’s just that they typically don’t happen after a boys basketball game.
The town most known for its football prowess is experiencing some extra excitement this winter, as the basketball prog...Continue Reading
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Schoolcraft’s Lydia Goble powered through a final season this spring to finish her four-year varsity career among the most accomplished softball players in MHSAA history – and a multi-sport record book honoree.
Find out more about her accomplishme...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
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The start of theis season was far from familiar for Ryan Alexander and his Marine City football teammates.
But after the Mariners started 0-4 for the first time since 1971, they're on the road back, sitting at 3-4 and eyeing two more wins which could possibly pr...Continue Reading
Monday, May 9, 2016
Kanen Storr finished his Leslie career with a 58-0 record this winter, along the way joining the MHSAA career wins list with a final 227-3 record and setting a career takedowns record with 1,185.
Click to see where he ranks in all categories of the MHSAA wrestling...Continue Reading
Monday, February 29, 2016
Today we know the campus, and the buildings and playing fields it contains, as Eastern Michigan University. But 100 years ago, the grounds were known as Michigan State Normal College.
In March 1916, around 100 students total representing 12 high schools traveled to Yp...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Check out how Jackson area officials are restocking their ranks, plus a story of kindness between league schools, the history behind a basketball celebration and a couple of follow-ups on past Second Half features. Continue Reading
Saturday, November 30, 2013
When Jarrett Mathison was told he wouldn't be Marine City's quarterback this season, he could've taken the news the wrong way.
Instead, Mathison handled the change with a team-first attitude, even though he had no clue what his role would be with the Mariners.Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
If you're looking for a few good stories to finish off this high school football season, make sure you're glued to this weekend's MHSAA 11-Player Finals at Ford Field.
Read on for previews of all eight games including the best wins this season and players to watch from...Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Game over. But what a way to finish.
How should we end a four-month MHSAA football season? With 26 hours worth of Finals over the course of two days, viewable from the comfy confines of Detroit's Ford Field.
Following are my final takes from our Finals weekend.Continue Reading
Friday, November 25, 2011
Subtract an injured star linebacker, and what did Zeeland West get?
An inspired performance from his teammates -- and this fall’s MHSAA Division 4 football championship.Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Ford Field, here we come.
The 37th MHSAA Football Finals need little more introduction than that. Over nearly four months, more than 600 teams were boiled down to 256, with that field then cut in half every week for a month as a fortunate few continued on in hopes o...Continue Reading