Monthly Archives: May 2012

11 baseball, 22 soccer and 13 softball district openers today

BASEBALL DISTRICT OPENERS DIVISION 2- Ionia at Eaton Rapids, 3 p.m. 2- Mason vs. Fowlerville at Linden, 3:30 p.m. 3- Carson City-Crystal vs. Ithaca at St. Charles, 3:30 p.m. 2- Corunna at Ovid-Elsie, 4 p.m. 4- Potterville at Webberville, 4 … Continue reading

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Track and field: area state meet qualifiers by school

For a complete list of qualifiers by division and school, see the MHSAA web site NOTE: Performances listed are from regionals last Friday and Saturday. State meets are Saturday, June 2, at East Kentwood for Division 1, Grand Rapids’ Houseman … Continue reading

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Girls soccer: CAAC Cup starts today, Thursday

The Capital Area Activities Conference has announced the pairings for the annual CAAC Cup girls soccer tournament. Games begin Wednesday with four Group Two contests: Lansing Catholic at St. Johns, Eaton Rapids at East Lansing, Jackson Northwest at Owosso, and … Continue reading

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Diamond Classic field announced

Defending champion Grand Ledge and CAAC Blue leader Holt earned the byes for the opening round of the 51st annual Dean Shippey Capital Diamond Classic. Haslett (14-5) will face Eaton Rapids (16-11) at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at Cooley Law … Continue reading

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Softball Classic semifinals on Tuesday

Eaton Rapids will be trying to repeat as Softball Classic champions on Tuesday at Ranney Park. The No. 1-seeded Greyhounds will be joined in the semifinals by No. 2 seed Portland from the CAAC White and fellow CAAC Gold members … Continue reading

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Softball Classic postponed to Sunday; new schedule with 12 teams

Due to wet fields caused by heavy rains, the 32nd annual Softball Classic pool play scheduled for Saturday has been postponed to Sunday. Three teams dropped out so Sunday’s field consists of 12 teams playing in four three-team pools. The … Continue reading

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Softball Classic scheduled for Saturday, next Tuesday

Defending champion Eaton Rapids was given the No. 1 seed as expected in the 32nd annual Softball Classic, which is scheduled to begin on Saturday on the fields at East Lansing Aquatics Park. The Greyhounds (14-1) will receive a bye … Continue reading

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Diamond Classic field to be determined Tuesday, May 15

The selection of the 10-team field for the 51st annual Dean Shippey Capital Diamond Classic will take place on Tuesday, May 15. Two teams will receive byes and the other eight will play first-round games on Monday and Tuesday, May … Continue reading

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Extended version of Spartan Classic track and field meet story

(added to what appeared in the April 28, 2012, Lansing State Journal) by Matt Boivin, for the Lansing State Journal EAST LANSING – Zach Zingsheim missed most of his freshman season after fracturing his pelvis. This year, the Lansing Catholic … Continue reading

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LSJ mid-Michigan high school boys track and field preview

(as appeared in the April 28, 2012, Lansing State Journal) KEY: dist.-distance: 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs plus 3,200 relay; fr.-freshman/9th-grader, HJ-high jump; hurdles-110 high and 300 low hurdles; jr.-junior/11th-grader, LJ-long jump, MD-middle distance: 400 and 800 runs plus 1,600 … Continue reading

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