Monthly Archives: April 2007

Mid-Michigan’s most dominant

The Okemos boys tennis team is going for its fourth straight state title this season. Unless I’m forgetting someone, this is the most an area team has dominated its opponents since the Okemos girls teams won four straight state titles … Continue reading

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Rambling into golf’s elite

There’s more significance to Perry’s second-place finish at Monday’s East Lansing Invitational than simply its high place in a large field.

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Looking ahead to 2007-08

We formally put our final stamp on boys basketball season with our all-area teams Sunday. Here are a few predictions for next season before our minds head off for a basketball break.

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Can’t have it both ways

The Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association has filed a brief with the U.S. District Court in Kalamazoo asking that the girls tennis season remain in fall, because moving to spring "hurts the girls it is meant to help." Did … Continue reading

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All quiet on the snowy front

The year was 1992 and I was a freshman freezing on our baseball team’s bench the last time I remember snow this late in April.

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Count me among the confused

My apologies to Holt’s Karen Thompson. I asked her about on Friday, and wrote about for today, her needing to pick between volleyball and tennis next fall. Well, guess who else isn’t mentally ready for the seasons switch?

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Where are they now?

Few area programs have sent athletes onward into the college ranks like Williamston’s running dynasties.

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End of winter

You wouldn’t believe it by looking outside today, and maybe the snowy weather is buying us here at the LSJ a little time. Or … probably not. Either way, we’re starting the end of our winter with our long-awaited first … Continue reading

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Shady aftermath?

A likely stretch of unpredictability started Monday when the Michigan High School Athletic Association finally lost its bid to keep sports seasons in their current configuration. Now the resulting moves are starting to be made — including a possible attempt … Continue reading

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Making a Career Count

That’s the headline from an old sports page that’s been hanging behind my desk for a few years. I don’t remember why I kept that one from April 11, 2004. But after watching Al Horford and Florida win their second … Continue reading

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