Monthly Archives: May 2008


Consider these numbers about the busiest week of the high school sports calendar:

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Weekend wildness underway

A few thoughts on the prep playoff action going on today.

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Golf regionals

This was accidentally left out of the paper today, but here are the locals competing in today’s golf regionals.

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Who’s No. 1?

Sports Illustrated named its top high school athletic programs this week, both the national overall No. 1 and the best for each state. I have a feeling East Lansing and Okemos readers were intrigued by SI’s choice for Michigan.

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Time to get excited about Eastern football … again

It happens every 2-3 years. But here’s why Tommie Boyd has the best chance to make it stick.

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Where’s the track Honor Roll?

Because of the inclusion of league meet results the last few seasons (as was not the case in previous years) the final Honor Roll listing will be in Friday’s paper. Below is a note on the details.

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Big winners

The state’s powerhouse soccer program lost its first game in nearly four seasons last week.

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Head East, young runners (and throwers, vaulters, etc.)

Once upon a time I argued to have all the state track meets moved to Lansing. Now I’d settle just to have them all back in Grand Rapids.

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Give it back to Grand Ledge

The 47th Diamond Classic will kick off in slightly more than three hours. And when it’s over, the Comets will again be champions.

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Two more great ideas

Every once in a while I like to share some of the things teams are doing aside from actually playing their sports. Here are a couple good ones from the Pewamo-Westphalia baseball program and Fowler softball program.

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