Monthly Archives: July 2009

LSJ All-Decade Team: Softball

With this our fourth installment in the weekly All-Decade posts, there's no question it was the toughest to whittle down so far. I'm sure I've missed some people. Tell us about it.

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Summer — Where did you go?

It's over — about a month after spring sports ended with the baseball, softball and soccer state finals. We hardly knew ye …

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On the run for GL and MS

If you're cruising through the northern perimeter of Greater Lansing today and see the Grand Ledge cross country team running by, here's why.

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LSJ All-Decade Team: Girls Soccer

If a decade's worth of Dream Team selections are an indication, this could be the most debated of our All-Decade posts.

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All-Star event

After a decade of all-star games, I feel good saying the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association on Wednesday put on some of the best I've covered in a while. 

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Maple Valley will miss Mittelstaedt, and vice versa

After connecting with Guenther Mittelstaedt today, here are a few final closing thoughts from the retired Maple Valley football coach, and a glance at all of this offseason's football switches.

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News Tip: Former Everett star moving up coaching ranks

Former Everett and Michigan State basketball standout Candice Jackson has been hired as an assistant coach at Wake Forest.

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LSJ All-Decade Team: Girls Tennis

As I head off into vacation, you’ll have a week to debate these possibilities for an all-decade girls tennis team – our second installment in a series we’ll be offering up each Thursday. 

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News Tip: Darling getting offers

Holt's Cole Darling has three Division I basketball scholarship offers. And the big-time could be coming soon.

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Football talk: Another thought on public vs. private

This was a hotter debate in Michigan a year ago, or even two, but an interesting column from Oklahoma found its way into my mailbox a few weeks ago, and it's worth sharing.

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