Monthly Archives: June 2010

Parade of Champions

A little cut-and-paste from the Michigan High School Athletic Association gives us some interesting facts and figures about this school year's state champions.

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Softball All-Star games tonight

The mid-Michigan high school softball All-Star games will be played tonight at Ranney Park. The North/South game will begin at 5:30 p.m. The East/West game is scheduled to begin at 7:30. Rosters are below.  Tickets cost $5 with children 12 … Continue reading

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News tip: Waverly has another DI football prospect

Waverly offensive lineman Ramadan Ahmeti, who joined the Warriors at the end of his freshman season, has committed to sign with Central Michigan this winter. Ahmeti is a 6-foot-6, 280-pound left offensive tackle. He also had an offer from Ball … Continue reading

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Changes: Postseason tournaments

Continuing with updates from this spring's MHSAA Representative Council meeting, here are some changes coming to state tournament formats during the 2010-11 school year. Sports to be affected are basketball, volleyball, bowling, soccer and wrestling.

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Changes: Football

Somehow this didn't save Wednesday night, but here's a quick rundown on the most significant rules changes for this fall decided at the MHSAA Representative Council meeting this spring. The first adjusts the running clock/mercy rule, while the second deals … Continue reading

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Former Quaker all-state in Oklahoma

Former Eastern High soccer standout Tony Her has been selected to the all-state all-star game as a senior at his new high school in Oklahoma. Her last played for the Quakers as a junior, when he earned all-CAAC Blue honorable … Continue reading

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It’s an Honor

We'll begin printing our spring all-area Dream Teams later this week. Here's a tentative schedule.  The schedule could change depending on what space we have for the sports section on a given day, or breaking news we need to accommodate … Continue reading

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Williamston soccer will have its day

Twice in three years the Williamston girls soccer team has finished a goal shy of beating Hudsonville Unity Christian for a Division 3 state championship.  But the Hornets will get that championship sooner rather than later — and maybe even … Continue reading

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Fly like an Eagle

Earlier this week, I was re-reading a column our Scott Yoshonis wrote a year ago about Olivet's softball program doing the right thing when it was forced to forfeit the end of last season. Winning its first state title today … Continue reading

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Final Four, but only one moves on

The Olivet girls softball team will play for its first state softball championship Saturday after knocking out reigning champion Gladstone 2-0 in a Friday semifinal. But mid-Michigan's three other baseball/softball state semifinalists fell Friday. Portland St. Patrick baseball lost 1-0 … Continue reading

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