Monthly Archives: January 2009

Final Buzzer: East Lansing at Okemos

Three undefeated teams took the floor at Okemos on Friday, and only one remains perfect.

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Football Figures Fun

A former area coach sent me the following list of how our area teams have done beginning in 2000. Football is on our minds again with signing day less than a week away, and some of these numbers might surprise … Continue reading

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News Tip: Two Vikings will be Lakers

Two of Everett's brightest football stars the last three seasons — quarterback Reggie Williams and safety Lavelle Walker — will sign letters of intent next week to play at Grand Valley State.

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Super Support

We mentioned something last week about Ovid-Elsie football coach Jerry Goosen being inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame this winter. We also had a note on his wife Louise being recognized with the Fran Herrington … Continue reading

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News Tip: Barens to MSU, Akujobi to Wayne State

Two of mid-Michigan's standout athletes have picked their colleges. Holt soccer junior Josh Barens will sign with Michigan State next year, and East Lansing football senior Donald Akujobi will sign with Wayne State next month.

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Final Buzzer: DeWitt at Haslett

I've never been disappointed by a DeWitt/Haslett matchup, and Friday gave us one of the best double-headers so far this basketball season. Check out some of the notes I made while watching the Panthers' pair of wins, and chime in … Continue reading

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How do we rank these teams?

We're finishing up our weekly area basketball rankings for Friday. Easier said than done. Here's a sneak peak. Help me figure out who goes where.

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News and Notes

Local fall sports teams recognized for their sportsmanship, a link to an interesting story about coachesdonating shoes, and the MHSAA's TV schedule.

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Final Buzzer: East Lansing at Holt

After Friday night, it's fair to say the East Lansing girls are still pretty outstanding, but both Holt teams could also make things interesting as we near the midpoint of this winter's hoops regular season. 

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Chasing Vikings

The longer the No. 1-ranked East Lansing girls basketball team remains perfect this season, the more we'll hear it compared to the Everett teams that won back-to-back Class A state championships in 2000 and 2001. These Trojans have the potential … Continue reading

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