Monthly Archives: February 2007

Tueseday mailbag

Women’s college basketball season is picking up and prep sports are cruising into their state finals, so I haven’t been great with the conversation lately. But here’s a little to get your ready for basketball playoffs.

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Ugly

I’ve been trying to avoid using this adjective all year.

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Pondering a gender equity tidbit

I was reading our story about Haslett volleyball standout Hadiyah Olowolafe (coming out Thursday if you’re reading this Wednesday night), who will play next year at Cal Poly, and wondering to myself: How does this go against the argument that … Continue reading

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Tuesday mailbag

Monday got a little busy, so here’s some answers to the questions you’ve asked during the past week:

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Where are they now?

Four of mid-Michigan’s top high school swimmers and one of its best divers during the last few years led Olivet College to its second straight Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship last weekend at Jenison High School.

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Stop the madness

I just spent far too long trying to rank mid-Michigan’s top basketball teams. And thanks to the rollercoasting CAAC-1 powers, I’m still not digging my final result for Class A-B.

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Monday mailbag

Every Thursday I rank the area’s best teams in the PowerPoll. And once in a while, people disagree with my picks.

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The ink is nearly dry

Few days around here compete with national signing day. Not that we had a ton of local athletes involved this time around — only 14. But few days come with so much unpredictability. Or as many surprises.

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Monday mailbag

The frigid winds must have frozen your typing fingers this week. But I’ve still got a few questions to answer.

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It’s Friday and that means basketball

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this week’s midseason report. As an offshoot of that survey, an area coach suggested another — who are the area’s most unsung players?

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