Monthly Archives: March 2012

Area track and field teams impress at MSU/Playmakers True Team indoor meets

Okemos won the larger high school boys title at the MSU/Playmakers True Team Indoor Track Invitational. Read the story. The Chiefs will continue to earn major points throughout the season from a talented group of seniors that include Ian Horne … Continue reading

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Sexton one of the best boys basketball teams ever

Other teams have a better string of state championships in a certain number of years than Sexton's two straight boys basketball titles and three straight appeareances in the state championship game. Even Sexton itself won two straight Class A titles … Continue reading

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Boys basketball: Eight mid-Michigan teams playing in Monday regional semifinals…but none closer than at Jackson

Eight mid-Michigan area teams have advanced to Monday regional semifinals by winning district finals on Friday night.But none will be playing at a site closer than Jackson.In Class A, Okemos is at Portage Northern. Its starting time has been moved … Continue reading

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Girls basketball: Tuesday quarterfinal action includes East Lansing, Portland St. Patrick and Lansing Christian

TUESDAY’S AREA GIRLS QUARTERFINALSNOTE: All quarterfinals will begin at 7 p.m. Semifinals and finals are Thursday-Saturday at Michigan State’s Breslin Center.CLASS A at Lansing Eastern#HM (honorable mention) East Lansing (21-4) vs. #1 Grand Haven (24-1)–winner advances to 1 p.m. Friday … Continue reading

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High school boys basketball districts start Monday

Check out Sunday's Lansing State Journal for outlooks and predictions on each mid-Michigan area boys basketball district. Scroll down to see area league standings, statistical leaders and the lastest Associated Press poll. BASKETBALL: AREA BOYS DISTRICTSNOTE: First round is Monday, … Continue reading

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East Lansing, Holt continue district success, among 9 area girls teams who advance to regionals

East Lansing and Holt continued their string of high school girls basketball district titles and regional appearances with victories in district finals on Friday night. East Lansing upset Class A. No. 2 Waverly 57-53, and Holt edged Jackson 44-41 in … Continue reading

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Holt makes hockey regional final tonight, Eastside in a regional final on Saturday

Holt High School's hockey team advanced to today's 6:30 p.m. regional final against Grandville at Grandville's Georgetown Arena with pre-regional shutouts over Grand Ledge/Waverly on Monday and Kalamazoo Loy Norrix on Wednesday at Kalamazoo's Wings Stadium. Then the Eastside Stars … Continue reading

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Bowling team state finals today, singles state finals Saturday

Four girls and one boys teams who captured regional titles will be among those competing for bowling team state titles today at four sites.The Charlotte girls and Ionia girls in Division 2, Ovid-Elsie girls in Division 3, and Ithaca girls … Continue reading

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39 area wrestlers won first-round state finals matches

A total of 39 mid-Michigan area wrestlers won first-round matches on Thursday to advance to today's quarterfinals in the individual state finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills. There were six who advanced in Division 1, 23 in Division 2, … Continue reading

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Those who rank cheer teams know what they’re doing

Adding the latest rankings in front of the competitive cheer teams who advanced to tonight's Division 1 and Saturday's Division 2-3-4 state finals at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids shows it's quite clear that those who rank the teams throughout … Continue reading

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