Monthly Archives: October 2008

256-8: Division 7 and 8

Our final two divisions of football state playoff picks come just in time for opening kickoff.

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256 to 8: Division 5 and 6

The football state playoff predictions continue, with Ovid-Elsie and Laingsburg area teams looking to make a semifinal run.

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256 to 8: Divisions 3 and 4

Here are some picks that will really impact mid-Michigan football.

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256 to 8

Cancel the football state finals. Continue reading for all the winners of all the games. Maybe that's not the most accurate way of awarding champions. But if history serves as a precedent, at least four of my selections should be … Continue reading

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The future of all athletic programs, or the end of one?

Cutting summer practice time in half. Not being allowed to cut certain seniors or bring up underclassmen unless they are assured to play. Being encouraged to play more athletes at the possible expense of being competitive. What would be the … Continue reading

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Run with the Wolfpack, sting like the Bees

Regardless of what sport you follow, you'll appreciate what the Laingsburg/Bath soccer team has done this fall.  Apart, these Class C schools would play in the Division 4 state tournament. Together as a co-op, they usually play in Division 3, … Continue reading

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Is the A-11 next to hit Lansing?

Some of you have probably heard about the A-11 football offense that makes every player an eligible receiver, and is beginning to make the rounds at the high school level. How long before an area team tries it out?

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Who’s in, who’s close and who’s celebrating … Week 9

This season sure seemed to go by fast, but we’ve reached the final week of the football regular season. Here’s an update on league and playoff scenarios with one game to play.

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Home Sweet Home

I got a chuckle from last week’s online poll, results of which we printed Thursday. If readers were truly answering the question of which area football stadium provides the best fan experience, most of you feel best in your respective … Continue reading

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Who’s in, who’s close and who’s celebrating …

With two weeks remaining in the football regular season, here’s an update on all things playoffs and league championships.

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