Monthly Archives: September 2011

1,000 Thanks

Below is the column that appeared in today's paper, and this is the last post I will make on "Get Prepped." You've helped make this one of the most successful blogs at the LSJ, and for that I thank you. … Continue reading

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Blitz Picks Week 5

I apologize (again) for putting this up so late this week. Some loose ends needed to be tied. But with tomorrow my last day at the LSJ, Scott Yoshonis will be taking over the Blitz Picks the rest of the … Continue reading

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9/21/11: Tuesday in Review

Mid-Michigan features a handful of the state's top No. 1 singles tennis players. When four of them face off in two matches like on Tuesday, the state's tennis eye turns this way.  FOUR STARS 4. Haslett swimming senior Victoria Bishop: … Continue reading

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9/20/11: Monday in Review

Monday is usually a slower one, but on top of the best performances we also have state football rankings and the first swimming and diving area honor roll of the fall. FOUR STARS 4. Portland volleyball junior Nikki Green: The … Continue reading

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9/19/11: Weekend in Review

Mid-Michigan was the site Friday of one of the state's biggest, if not the biggest pre-state meet cross country event in the Spartans Invitational. Our fastest from that event top another solid weekend of non-football area performances. FOUR STARS 4. … Continue reading

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9/16/11: Thursday in Review

The best of Thursday's mid-Michigan high school performances included a tennis match with statewide significance. FOUR STARS 4. Ashley volleyball senior Kate Mills: The Bears are making big strides in coach Casey Hilts' first season, and earned a solid four-set … Continue reading

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9/15/11: Wednesday in Review

Got a little behind on these daily round-ups, so I'm catching up on the top performances; these are from Wednesday. FOUR STARS 4. Eaton Rapids soccer senior Ryan Tomlinson: He's been scoring goals in bunches, and added three more in … Continue reading

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High school football: Extra Points Week 4

When 13 of mid-Michigan's 25 football games are decided by 15 points or fewer, it means most fans saw a pretty good matchup. Here are a look at my most significant of this week as we head into the mid-point … Continue reading

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A few things to pass along …

Ken Sudall is continuing his effort to help area schools pay for high school sports and I've got a photo of the shirts Waverly and Eastern cross country are selling to fund their respective programs as written about in today's … Continue reading

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9/14/11: Tuesday in Review

Now this is more like it. Tuesday's area high school results included upsets, close wins and league and statewide implications. Here are four of the top performances. FOUR STARS 4. Ionia volleyball junior Rachel Wayne: In what had to be … Continue reading

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