Entries for 'Vandercook Lake'

Success Cascades for Jackson-Area Pair

Success Cascades for Jackson-Area Pair
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Not long after they claimed their Division 4 high school bowling singles championships, both Collin Baldwin and Mackenzie Johnson thought back to people who impacted them during their freshman years. Baldwin proved “some kid” was wrong three years ago, whil...
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Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs

Preview: Finals Fields Full of Past Champs
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Seven reigning team champions and five singles title winners are returning for this weekend’s MHSAA Girls & Boys Bowling Finals. But this sport annually seems to allow for a higher degree of the unexpected at this highest level of competition – so expec...
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Johnson, Cantrell Rally for D4 Victories

Johnson, Cantrell Rally for D4 Victories
Saturday, March 3, 2018
MacKenzie Johnson wanted to thank Vandercook Lake girls coach Todd Reichard for making her into a championship bowler. And she wanted to thank assistant Kenla Kelly, her “emotional coach.”  But after feeling her spirits dive with a 125 game to start ma...
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Bronson, Vandercook Finish Journeys

Bronson, Vandercook Finish Journeys
Friday, March 2, 2018
The Bronson boys bowling team walked a path to its first MHSAA championship this season that no high school team should ever have to travel.  But the courage shown by the Vikings likely explained a little added loudness to the cheers and a few more of the tears du...
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Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance

Preview: Challengers in Striking Distance
Thursday, March 1, 2018
On one hand heading into this weekend’s MHSAA Bowling Finals, we have the Flint Kearsley girls – winners of five of the last six Division 2 titles and top-ranked again.  On the other, we’re guaranteed at least three new team champions Friday &nda...
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Vandercook Lake Rolls to D4 Sweep

Vandercook Lake Rolls to D4 Sweep
Friday, March 3, 2017
One was for the first time and the other for a sixth. But the Vandercook Lake boys and girls bowling teams swept the Division 4 team championships Friday at Royal Scot Lanes.
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Boys Aim to Add to Vandercook Lake Legacy

Boys Aim to Add to Vandercook Lake Legacy
Friday, December 23, 2016
At Vandercook Lake, bowling is family. The girls coach has a son and a nephew on the boys team. The boys coach has a daughter who was part of three girls teams that won MHSAA Finals championships.
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Tuttle Wins 3rd, Fish Strikes 1st in D4

Tuttle Wins 3rd, Fish Strikes 1st in D4
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Kyle Tuttle is the undisputed, three-time heavyweight champion of Division 4 bowling in the state of Michigan. The junior’s victory Saturday in the Singles Final at Royal Scot, 418-381 over Luke Cantrell of Genesee, contained very little of the drama that surrou...
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Preview: Expect the Unexpected

Preview: Expect the Unexpected
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Few MHSAA tournaments are tougher to analyze and predict than the Girls and Boys Bowling Finals. The top scorers from last weekend’s Regionals included a number of unranked teams, and two of the No. 1-ranked lineups at the start of the postseason didn’t qua...
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Preview: Contenders New and Old

Preview: Contenders New and Old
Thursday, March 5, 2015
All eight MHSAA bowling champions from 2014 will return for this weekend’s Team Finals on Friday, and four who have won individual titles will compete in Singles Finals on Saturday. But that hardly means we should expect everything to fall into place as it has in...
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Highlight Reel: Napoleon/Vandercook Lake

Highlight Reel: Napoleon/Vandercook Lake
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Napoleon volleyball team defeated Michigan Center 3-0 in a Class C District opener Monday. Click below for MHSAA.tv highlights and a link to watch the match in full. 
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Strong Finish, Bright Beginning in D4

Strong Finish, Bright Beginning in D4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Sandusky senior Melissa Sleda has faced Vandercook Lake’s Malloree Ambs with championships on the line a number of times over the last four seasons. Sleda earned one more chance against her standout opponent during Saturday’s MHSAA Final – and took ...
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Seniors Lead Winning Efforts in D4

Seniors Lead Winning Efforts in D4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Jonesville’s boys bowling team made it all the way to the championship match at the 2012 Division 4 Bowling Team Final before falling to Rogers City. The Comets pledged to return and win the school’s first MHSAA title in any sport.
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Finals Preview: Champions Seek 3-Peats

Finals Preview: Champions Seek 3-Peats
Friday, February 28, 2014
All four 2013 MHSAA competitive cheer champions also won their respective divisions in 2012. All four of those champions are back for the Finals this weekend at the Grand Rapids DeltaPlex. But all four likely will face their toughest competition of the last three seas...
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Trophy Pose Turns Into Trophy Win

Trophy Pose Turns Into Trophy Win
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Vandercook Lake High School girls bowling coach Todd Reichard likes each of his athletes to complete her toss with a hand up in the air like a bowling trophy. Those who don’t complete their throws with a trophy pose are assigned to a two-minute penalty in the pos...
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D4's Best Survive Close Final Matches

D4's Best Survive Close Final Matches
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Vandercook Lake’s Malloree Ambs and Rogers City’s Bailey Budnik outlasted the competition Saturday at Sunnybrook Golf and Bowl to be crowned the MHSAA’s Division 4 bowling girls and boys singles champions, respectively. Ambs, who defeated Oscoda sopho...
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Vandercook, Gabriel Richard Tops in D4

Vandercook, Gabriel Richard Tops in D4
Friday, March 1, 2013
During eight of the first nine seasons of MHSAA Girls Bowling Finals, either Vandercook Lake or Sandusky made the championship match to end the winter. And after meeting – and splitting – the last two Finals matches, it seemed only right that they met to de...
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And the 2013 BOTF winner is ...

And the 2013 BOTF winner is ...
Friday, February 22, 2013
Josh Money had gone to just about every Buchanan boys basketball game during his first three years of high school, usually one in a semi-full section of stands. But as the senior “Trophy Buck” stood in front of his school’s newly-created “Herd&r...
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Battle of the Fans II: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans II: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The five finalists for this year's Battle of the Fans II championship have had their opportunities to show us what's exceptional about their student cheering sections.  Over the next three days, we want you to tell us which you think is most deserving of claiming ...
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Battle On for Top Cheering Section

Battle On for Top Cheering Section
Monday, January 14, 2013
The champion is back. But the competition is all new and no doubt hungry to become known as the best cheering section in Michigan.  Let "Battle of the Fans II" begin.
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