Monthly Archives: March 2009

News Tip: Diamond Classic announces dates

The tournament's opening night is moving back to Kircher/Municipal, with the final again at Oldsmobile Park.

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News Tip: Eight-man football moving forward

Per the MHSAA, eight-man football is continuing to be discussed and could be put to a vote in May.

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News Tip: Webberville’s Mann heading to Bay City

Bruce Mann turned around a Webberville football program that didn’t even have a varsity at the start of this decade. Now he’s moving on to one of the state’s premier Class A leagues and a solid program that has been … Continue reading

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Fearless Forecasts

Here are one objective observer's predictions for this weekend's boys basketball games at the Breslin Center.

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Full house at the Don

Did you go to the Kalamazoo Central/Rockford game at Don Johnson Fieldhouse on Tuesday? I didn't, but driving by at the end, I've never seen the parking areas that full. I'm interested in finding out what it was like inside.

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Wrestle with this

This could be mid-Michigan's finest all-area wrestling team in the decade I've been part of the selections. But it could also be the toughest decision picking the LSJ Wrestler of the Year. Who would you pick?

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Will you still watch?

Mid-Michigan is out of the boys basketball state tournament heading into its final week for the first time in at least 13 years, probably longer. Will you watch the teams still playing?

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Final Buzzer: DeWitt girls semifinal

The final score Friday had DeWitt 20 points short. But the Panthers represented well and reaffirmed themselves as a state Class B power in their first semifinal since 2000. 

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Final Buzzer: Olivet basketball semifinal

The Eagles did something no other team had this season — lead No. 1 Flint Hamady at halftime. They'll certainly gain from this for a return run to finals weekend next season.

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Final Buzzer: Boys regional finals

With losses by its four remaining teams, mid-Michigan's boys basketball season ended Wednesday in  regionals for the first time in at least 11 years, and probably longer. A few final thoughts on the tournament's last local night.

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