Monthly Archives: August 2011

8/31: Tuesday in Review

These daily reviews frequently include performances by the newest top players from annual area powers. But they also provide an opportunity to point out the ascension of a program like Perry volleyball, which already has more wins than all of … Continue reading

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8/30: Monday in Review

A week out from the start of class, it's time to bring back our daily posting of high school sports results, and our top four performances of the day. Remember, those chosen each day become candidates for Athlete of the … Continue reading

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Blitz Picks Week 2

Nine brave prognosticators signed up to pick against Jeremy Sampson and me this fall. Here are the standings after Week 1, and the list of games for this week.

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High school football: Extra Points Week 1

This year's opening-night results worked out a little more predictably than in a lot of other years, perhaps. But the highlights are some of the most intriguing in recent memory as mid-Michigan's teams got rolling on another season. FOUR QUARTERS … Continue reading

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2011 Prep Football Blitz Picks Preview – Week 1

LSJ Prep Sports Editor Geoff Kimmerly, and WILX sports reporter Jeremy Sampson pick their favorites for week one of mid-Michigan prep football.  

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High school football: Extra Points Week 1

They're baaaaaccccckkkkk … but not until after Friday night, when I'll discuss all the top games from Thursday and Friday, hand out a game ball or two and provide a little deeper analysis of Williamston/Ithaca and Haslett/East Lansing, the two … Continue reading

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The rest of the (WR) story …

The last anecdote from my receivers story in today's football preview section didn't make it because we were fitting a certain space. But I still thought it was an interesting spin to end the piece. I always figured quarterbacks were … Continue reading

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Many things high school football

The annual football preview section has been sent to print, the first Blitz Picks are on their way into Thursday's paper, and we've got a lot of other things to share as the season gets underway. On newsstands Wednesday: You … Continue reading

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News Tip: Lansing ADs will remain in place

Lansing Public Schools has solidified a plan that will keep all three off its high school athletic directors in their jobs. Everett's Cindy Short, Sexton's Jarrod Beebe and Eastern's David Panici will remain as athletic directors instead of seeing those … Continue reading

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News tip: Lansing high school ADs to be reduced from 4 to 2

Lansing Public Schools' three high school athletic directors were told Tuesday their positions will no longer exist after this week, Eastern athletic director David Panici confirmed after a meeting with deputy superintendent Jim Davis earlier in the day.

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