Monthly Archives: August 2009

See Chris run

See Chris tackle. See Chris punt. See Chris throw? After filling in at quarterback Friday, it appears Ovid-Elsie's Chris Robinson is doing even more — if possible — for the Marauders this season. He's definitely worth checking out, even if … Continue reading

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Extra points: Week 1

Well, just as we expected — the unexpected. Here's a quick look at what stuck out from Friday's opening-night games.

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LSJ All-Decade Team: Girls Track & Field

You'll recall some blasts from the past with this list.

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Week 1: Blitz Picks Preview Show’s Geoff Kimmerly and WILX’s Jeremy Sampson discuss mid-Michigan’s top five opening-night high school football matchups, and offer their first predictions of this season.

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Okemos Relays

It's a play on words, but Okemos could finish rewriting the Waverly Relays girls record book at tonight's annual meet.

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Keep an eye on this 3-pointer

These might look like 50-yard field goals into the wind. But a month of extensive high school research has led me to predict these three teams are on their way up and will leave us with some of the best storylines by … Continue reading

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Football section on the way

This season's high school football section will be part of your newspaper Wednesday. We're finishing up tonight, and I'll get this block revved up again Tuesday.

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News Tip: Kangas headed to Spain

Former mid-Michigan basketball star Erik Kangas is headed to Spain to continue his basketball career after shooting his way into Oakland University's record book.

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All-Decade back next week

I'm shoulder-deep in our high school football section this week, but we'll return with the All-Decade track teams next Thursday. Below are the links to our other All-Decade teams so far in case you'd like to jump into those discussions.

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News Tip: McAnallen now on scholarship

DeWitt's Logan McAnallen also got some good news with the final MLB draft pick signings Monday night.

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