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Allow me to introduce myself

August 27, 2015 “So, you're moving to Houghton?” “Yup. more »»

 
 
 
Football’s back

August 26, 2015 It seemed like the football season just ended a couple of months ago, but here it is again. more »»

Building a winner

August 25, 2015 Over the past weekend, my son and I listened to the New York Mets completely demolish the Colorado Rockies in a three-game series. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 18, 2015 When our summer schedule at the Daily Mining Gazette started, I was informed by my former editor that I would have to cover Twilight League baseball. more »»

College Football Polls

August 12, 2015 If college football fans go by the preseason polls, they have to agree that Ohio State will meet Alabama for the mythical national championship some time in January of next year. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 11, 2015 When I stepped into the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena Friday night, I did not really know what to expect. more »»

Dombrowski rolling the dice

August 5, 2015 You have to wonder if Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski really thought out his latest moves with the team's roster. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 4, 2015 rowing up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, I, like most local children grew up liking the Detroit Tigers baseball team. more »»

The end of the Line

July 30, 2015 Back in March, as I drove away from the Breslin Center after Calumet won the Class C girls' basketball state championship, I couldn't help but notice the intense glare of the setting sun. more »»

Givens deserving of honor

July 29, 2015 When the City of Hancock recently named a Little League baseball field in honor of the late Bill Givens, they were recognizing a person who was one of the true sports mentors in our area. more »»

Go west, young man

July 23, 2015 Time for a Red Line: After Dark confession: I listen to West Coast baseball games while going to bed partially just because I can and partially as an attempt to induce baseball-themed dreams while... more »»

ESPYs bordered on ludicrous

July 22, 2015 The late Arthur Ashe and Jimmy Valvano were probably spinning in their graves after the recent ESPY Awards. more »»

Weather the weather

July 21, 2015 Watching the amazing finish that saw a third major golf tournament won by an American golfer, Zach Johnson, I could not be more impressed with the way the current golf season is goin. more »»

The if game

July 16, 2015 One of the hallmarks of being a community sportswriter in July is what is commonly known as the 'if' game. more »»

A ballpark that retains its history

July 15, 2015 The crack of a wooden bat on a baseball makes a sound that is unlike any other in the world of sports. On a recent evening at the Stanton Ballfield, that sound was heard fairly often. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

July 14, 2015 Thanks to an ultra-competitive NHL playoff season, I found myself actually paying close attention to what was happening night in and night out, despite the fact that my beloved San Jose Sharks were... more »»

Art of pitching

July 9, 2015 Considering I wore my Charlie Brown T-shirt to church league softball to be funny, I probably shouldn't have been surprised by the results. more »»

Verlander deal could be Tigers’ loss

July 8, 2015 It was just one decision among the many that Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski has made over the past decade. more »»

Free agent frenzy

July 7, 2015 After a wild NHL Draft night with all the trades the Boston Bruins made and the crazy days that followed with the trade of Martin Jones to the San Jose Sharks among other moves, July 1 appeared to b... more »»

GLIAC shift no crisis

July 2, 2015 On Monday, five of the 16 current members of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced their intention to jump south and join the Great Midwest Athletic Conference effective in... more »»

Finlandia recruiting impressive

July 1, 2015 After watching the All-U.P. All-Star game this past weekend, one had to be impressed by the showing Finlandia University has made in the recruiting field. more »»

 
 

 

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