Monthly Archives: May 2007

Honor Roll Meet revisited

I know this isn’t very preppy-positive of me to write. But the main thing that stuck out from Wednesday’s Honor Roll Track Meet was how much better it could’ve been if all the athletes could have run all, or at … Continue reading

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The 100-meter dash is the signature event of track and field, at least to the casual observer. They are my favorite events of every Greater Lansing Honor Roll Track Meet — although I’m heading into tonight with  mixed feelings.

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Read this if you’re wondering about district brackets

Regretfully, we made an error in today’s paper where we listed the baseball districts under a softball heading, and vice versa. This only affected a few games for today, but obviously most of the weekend’s draws aren’t the same for … Continue reading

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Prepapalooza

I can’t stand when media types tell our readers/viewers about the intricacies of our jobs, like they are remotely as difficult as what some of you do every day to help society and sustain your lives. But in this case, … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

Former Morrice three-sport standout Andy Smith recently led his team to an Arizona girls softball state championship in his first season as coach.

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Look at little Olivet

Haslett was among my darkhorse picks in the Diamond Classic, and the Vikings will be a contender next season. But I’ve got to give it up for Olivet, which because the first small-school team (not counting Homer) to win a … Continue reading

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Still not wild about wild cards

I’ll admit that Homer’s appearance in last season’s Diamond Classic contributed to one of the most outstanding high school sports events I’ve ever seen. But something deep within my conscience still doesn’t believe it’s right to invite out-of-area teams to … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

Former Haslett three-sport standout Jason Haid will take over a top Indiana girls basketball program this winter.

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Answering your Diamond Classic questions

Thanks for the great discussion on yesterday’s blog about the Diamond Classic. Here are answers to the questions you asked.

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Who do you want in the Diamond Classic?

Selections will be made Wednesday morning, and although I stay out of the official voting, I do attend the meeting and provide as much information as is helpful. Do you have some to add?

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