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Schmitt Happily Home as St Johns Coach

Schmitt Happily Home as St Johns Coach
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The 50 or so students chanting “Schmitt! Schmitt! Schmitt!” during the earliest minutes of Monday morning know him mostly as a high school math teacher. Which makes sense – the oldest probably had just turned 3 when Schmitt was locking down his local ...
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Aggies' Hodgson Climbs Career Record Lists

Aggies' Hodgson Climbs Career Record Lists
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Dansville senior Caleb Hodgson completed one of the most statistically-stacked careers in state history this winter among the leading rebounders and shot blockers in MHSAA history. See the numbers he piled up and check out more recent record book additions in...
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Spidle Sets Up 2020 Run for 4-Title Glory

Spidle Sets Up 2020 Run for 4-Title Glory
Sunday, March 3, 2019
A change in divisions couldn’t slow Sean Spidle down. The Flint Powers Catholic junior claimed his third straight MHSAA individual wrestling championship Saturday, defeating Tecumseh’s Joshua Hilton 9-6 in the Division 2 112-pound final. Spidle won titles i...
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D2 Preview: Parade of Possibilities

D2 Preview: Parade of Possibilities
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
If seeds hold up this weekend, 11 schools will have representation atop the podium at the Division 2 Individual Wrestling Finals at Ford Field. That wouldn’t be unprecedented; in fact, last season’s Division 2 championship matches produced winners from 13 s...
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Lowell's Boone Adds To Successful Run

Lowell's Boone Adds To Successful Run
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Austin Boone doesn't know too much about losing during the winter sports season. Wrestling for Lowell, it's easy to understand why.
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'I just wanted people to go the right way'

'I just wanted people to go the right way'
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
They were running in the dark – a key scene-setting detail to keep in mind. So being familiar with the course surely gave St. Johns’ cross country runner Taryn Chapko an edge during her school’s Under the Lights Invitational on Aug 18.
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St Johns Says Good-Bye as Repeat Champ

St Johns Says Good-Bye as Repeat Champ
Saturday, June 10, 2017
St. Johns boys golf coach Paul Sternburgh referred to it as a storybook ending. And that’s exactly how it will read for a man heading into retirement and his band of departing seniors.
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Preview: Challenging the Champions

Preview: Challenging the Champions
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Three reigning MHSAA Lower Peninsula golf champions entered Regionals last week ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions by the state coaches association. But that also means there are 17 more teams in each of those divisions revved up to surprise at this weekend&rsq...
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No Slowing Embree On 2nd Title Run

No Slowing Embree On 2nd Title Run
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Warren Lincoln senior Jelani Embree is an explosive and powerful force on the wrestling mat, showing off his superb athleticism. He showed he is also very smart on the mat, too.
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D2 Preview: Eager to Finish Business

D2 Preview: Eager to Finish Business
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Many of Division 2’s contenders this weekend hope it’s an MHSAA Finals filled with second chances. Six of 10 favorites highlighted in this preview were runners-up a year ago, two losing by a mere point in their championship matches.
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D2 Preview: Arrows Target Title 4-Peat

D2 Preview: Arrows Target Title 4-Peat
Friday, February 24, 2017
Over the first 29 years the MHSAA has sponsored Team Wrestling Finals, only four schools have won at least four straight championships.  This weekend, Lowell can to become the fifth.
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Redwings Bring Longtime Coach 1st Title

Redwings Bring Longtime Coach 1st Title
Saturday, June 11, 2016
St. Johns made its longtime boys golf coach Paul Sternburgh look like a prophet Saturday afternoon. Sternburgh, in his 36th season coaching the Redwings, had said his team would be as good as its third through fifth players played in the MHSAA Division 2 boys golf to...
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Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class A-B Semifinals
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The second day of the MHSAA Girls Basketball Semifinals, presented by Sparrow Health System, produced one of the most dramatic finishes in a long time, as the field is now set for Saturday’s championship games. Click below for MHSAA.tv highlights and links to ...
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King Rises Again to Reach Class A Final

King Rises Again to Reach Class A Final
Friday, March 18, 2016
Micaela Kelly was a big fan of the Detroit Martin Luther King football team in November when it won its first MHSAA championship since 2007. Now she and her teammates are receiving that support in return as they pursue a first Class A title since 2006.
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A-B Preview: Historic Opportunities Await

A-B Preview: Historic Opportunities Await
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Fans of Michigan high school girls basketball are familiar with the work over the decades of Detroit Martin Luther King, Detroit Country Day and Grand Rapids South Christian. Five more Class A and B semifinalists have the opportunity this weekend to join them as MHSAA...
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Hice, Mazzolini Named Forsythe Winners

Hice, Mazzolini Named Forsythe Winners
Monday, March 14, 2016
Longtime Petoskey athletic director Gary Hice and retiring MHSAA assistant director Gina Mazzolini each have served Michigan high school student-athletes for more than 30 years in ways that will continue to impact schools and athletes for years to come. In recognition ...
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As Upsets Abound, Parker Repeats in D2

As Upsets Abound, Parker Repeats in D2
Sunday, March 6, 2016
St. Johns senior Ian Parker could not help but notice what was going on around him Saturday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals had turned into a tournament of upsets, as many returning champions, and a few multiple champions all...
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D2 Preview: Champions Could Meet Again

D2 Preview: Champions Could Meet Again
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
A pair of reigning MHSAA individual champions met in Saturday’s Division 2 Team Final pitting Lowell and St. Johns. They could meet again this weekend to determine the 140-pound title.
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Lowell Bests Rival in Familiar Matchup

Lowell Bests Rival in Familiar Matchup
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Lowell needed 13 matches Saturday to clinch another of what has become an annual MHSAA Finals back-and-forth with rival St. Johns.  But senior Lucas Hall, in his final high school team match, needed only 26 seconds to put the finishing pin on his team’s thir...
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D2 Preview: Red Arrows on Target Again

D2 Preview: Red Arrows on Target Again
Friday, February 26, 2016
Arguably, no team has been a bigger title favorite from start to finish in MHSAA wrestling this season than two-time Division 2 reigning champion Lowell. The Red Arrows need only three more wins to make good again on those high expectations.
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