Monthly Archives: November 2010

Extra Points: Football State Finals

The fall ended in Michigan this weekend. But not without historic appearances for three mid-Michigan teams — and a monumental victory for one of them.  THREE POINTER 1. Division 6: Ithaca 45, Monroe St. Mary Catholic 35 — The Yellowjackets … Continue reading

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Final extra points coming

A little delayed, but I'll have them up this afternoon including notes on the local weekend games and final area rankings for the entire mid-Michigan area. 

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Extra points: Football state finals, and this weekend’s Tweets

Follow us @lsj_hssports during the Ithaca, Williamston and Olivet finals Friday and Saturday, and come back here Saturday night for a final "Extra Points" looking at this weekend's action — and, if my predictions are correct — the area's first … Continue reading

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Big Week, Big Coverage

It might be a short week for most, but we'll give you plenty to read as you're relaxing for Thanksgiving or waiting in line during Friday's shopping spree.  Here's a look at what's lined up: Tuesday: Ithaca might be making … Continue reading

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Extra points: Football state semifinals

We're not done yet. Mid-Michigan hasn't sent three teams to state finals in at least a decade, but that's the number headed to Ford Field next weekend after Saturday's five local semifinals. Here are some quick observations on each.  SEMIFINAL … Continue reading

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Today’s prep football TWEETS

Be sure to tune in for in-game updates from not just our local semifinals, but all over the state on our Twitter account @lsj_hssports. We've got reporters at our five games all over the state, and will re-tweet updates from … Continue reading

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Football: Blitz Picks video — State semifinals

Find out how Geoff Kimmerly and WILX's Jeremy Sampson see Saturday's five mid-Michigan football state semifinals, and get their picks of the winners.    Division 8: Fulton (8-4) vs. Saugatuck (9-3) 1 p.m. at Grand Rapids Christian  Division 6: Iron Mountain (11-1) … Continue reading

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See what they’re saying

Most of the time when high schoolers sign their college letters of intent, it's merely a formality because it's been public for a while where they're going next. But signing day also allows college coaches to speak about their recruits … Continue reading

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Extra points: Football regional finals

I'll be doing the research this week, but I believe the five mid-Michigan teams still alive heading into the state semifinals are the most in at least a decade, if not much longer. Some are surprises, some are not. But … Continue reading

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Football — Blitz Picks video — Regional finals

From 43 to 22 to six — we're three games from the state finals and six mid-Michigan football teams are still alive. Geoff Kimmerly and WILX's Jeremy Sampson provide analysis and predictions on all of them.   Division 8: Fulton … Continue reading

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