Monthly Archives: July 2010

Is the former New now the Norm?

Starting next month, every high school athlete will have competed under the current configuration of seasons, which switched heading into 2006-07 after years of legal battles. Back in 2006, those in favor of the season switches — which swapped volleyball … Continue reading

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Fine choice in Finamore

Hired Tuesday night, Steve Finamore was a great choice to lead the East Lansing boys basketball program out of the recent tumult and back toward what was expected this time last year — the verge of a potential run at … Continue reading

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Golf for the American Cancer Society

Organizers for the Coaches vs. Cancer Golf Scramble at Walnut Hills are seeking teams to fill out the field for the Aug. 9 event. The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan will donate all tournament proceeds to the American Cancer Society. … Continue reading

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Football Frenzy

Practice starts in less than two weeks, and we're already at work setting up both this fall's coverage and our annual preview section. Check out a few thoughts on what's coming up.

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Your “Get Prepped”

Football practice kicks off Aug. 9 and everything else starts a few days later. As we head into the 2010-11 school year, please chime in on anything you'd like to see show up on this blog during this next school … Continue reading

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Pick your preseason all-area team

As I head off to my final few days of vacation before diving into the 2010-11 school year, I've been mulling over this fall's preseason State Journal all-area football team. It's a little different look around the area heading into … Continue reading

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News tip: More hoops offers for Okemos’ C-H-D

Scholarship offers are continuing to pile up for Okemos junior point guard Chris Harrison-Docks. So far this summer, Western Michigan, Central Michigan and Drake have extended invites. Harrison-Docks also has standing offers from Bradley, Utah, Akron and Western Kentucky. The … Continue reading

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Finally, All-Decade announcements

While there's a break in the action, we're finally able to finalize the All-Decade teams 2000-09 that we formed in part from your input on this blog during the second half of last year.  We'll present one every Sunday in … Continue reading

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News tip: New Grand Ledge athletic director

Gaylord athletic director Steve Baker is the new Grand Ledge athletic director, according to a report by the Gaylord Herald Times. Baker is taking over for retired Gary Boyce. To check out the Herald Times story, click here.

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News tip: Farrell back running Lakewood boys basketball

Former Lakewood boys basketball coach Mark Farrell has been re-hired after a one-season break. Farrell previously resigned a year ago after 11 seasons and with the most victories — 168 — in Lakewood history. He takes over for athletic director … Continue reading

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