Monthly Archives: April 2011

High School Sports: Prep Rally 4/25-5/1

This week, Prep Sports Editor Geoff Kimmerly and reporter Sean Merriman discuss the area's top lacrosse and water polo teams, as well as some fantastic early finishes for mid-Michigan's top tennis and golf standouts. Remember to also follow us on … Continue reading

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4/28/11: Wednesday in Review

April in the MM (as in mid-Michigan) is only three game days from done. Here are the best from last night's performances, plus state rankings for baseball and softball and our first area track honor roll. FOUR STARS 4. Leslie … Continue reading

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4/27/11: Tuesday in Review

The CAAC Blue took advantage Tuesday of the rare nice day this month with championship-impacting competitions in just about every sport. Check out our four most impacting performances of the day, along with all the reported results. FOUR STARS 4. … Continue reading

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Wrestling Watch

The National Federation of State High School Associations has approved an upward shift in most wrestling weight classes starting next season. The Michigan High School Athletic Association will decide if this state will follow suit during its representative council meeting … Continue reading

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4/26/11: Monday in Review

Rain or shine, softball, baseball and golf found a way to play through some tough weather conditions on the first day of the week. There's a 100 percent chance of more showers today, but here are our shining stars from … Continue reading

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4/25/11: Weekend in Review

It's invitational season. And finally mid-Michigan got nice enough weather for some big events this past weekend, and some especially fine performances in tennis at golf. FOUR STARS 4. Eaton Rapids softball's Erin Binkowski — Got the pitching win in … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback: Softball Classic 1981-95

As I close the door on our major Softball Classic package that ran Sunday, here are some of the old LSJ pages I pulled off the microfilm to assist me in my research. Even if you don't have much interest … Continue reading

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4/22/11: Thursday in Review

Spring finally returned Thursday. Here are the results, along with our top four performances, from the busiest night of the spring so far. FOUR STARS 4. Carson City-Crystal baseball's Mike Grimwood: It's a little tragic, but Grimwood threw a one-hitter … Continue reading

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4/21/11: Wednesday in Review

Rain, rain, finally went away. But still only a few more events from last night to talk about today. But look for a lot more on Friday. FOUR STARS 4. Lansing Christian soccer's Elizabeth Perkins — Knocked in five goals … Continue reading

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4/20/11: Tuesday in Review

The rain keeps falling on mid-Michigan spring sports this week. But here's what we got from last night with another quick set of area standouts from the evening, plus this week's softball and soccer state rankings.  FOUR STARS 4. Mason … Continue reading

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