Monthly Archives: December 2006

Home for the Holidays

School’s nearly out, if not already for area athletes. It’s time for me to say good-bye as well, so I may also take long-awaited break.   

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Mean kids

I got an e-mail Wednesday from someone, I’m assuming from the pronouns involved he is a Mason student, who thought I was unfair in pointing out his student section’s making fun of Paul Crosby last Friday. After all, everybody’s doing … Continue reading

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Choose your words wisely

When I was in high school, listening to opposing fans from other schools make fun of ours for something ridiculous, I recall the "Scoreboard" chant getting a lot of use.

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Nomination madness stops here

Once upon a time, even five years ago, any athlete a coach nominated for our all-area teams would at least get an honorable mention. You could count on coaches to put up only the utmost deserving. But thanks to overzealous … Continue reading

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Contemplating Holiday Hoopla

I’m still a little undecided about the evolution of the Holiday Hoops Invitational, which will make its eighth showing Dec. 29 at the Breslin Center.

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Another legend moves on

Maybe I’m just becoming nostalgic in my old age.

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Another thought on the Big Reds

The Sexton basketball season is about to tip off at Ionia. The talent on this team is well-reported. So are its off-court issues. But I have to wonder about one more.

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Taking a breath

But just for the minute. This is my busiest time of year at the LSJ, and I want to get you caught up with some projects we’re starting and finishing up.

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See D for area’s best girls basketball rivalry

If you likely missed the latest installment Thursday night, here’s a reminder. The Lansing Christian/Portland St. Patrick rivalry is the best for girls basketball in mid-Michigan.

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