Oregon feels right for Fisher
Jake Fisher went to Oregon last weekend and came home a Duck. The Traverse City West standout ended a whirlwind month of recruiting on Wednesday when he signed his national letter of intent to play football at the University of Oregon.Continued ...
MSU won't surprise anyone next year
Michigan State was an unexpected Final Four participant after fighting through injuries to several key players. The Spartans won't surprise anyone next season. Only one key player, Raymar Morgan, was a senior on a team that lost to Butler.Continued ...
Glads Greiner relishes tourney trip
When a national champion is crowned on Monday and the 2010 NCAA tournament comes to a close, it will have a special meaning for Holden Greiner. After all, it was a tournament he was a part of. Greiner, a Traverse City St. Francis alum, helped Lehigh to a school-record 22 victories and its first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2004. Not bad for a true freshman.Continued ...
James Cook: Don't worry about Izzo leaving
Tom Izzo isn't going anywhere " except likely to a few more Final Fours.Continued ...
Desire runs deep for Izzo, Spartans
The best coach in college basketball doesn't bother with formulas. One ingredient is all Tom Izzo needs. "If it doesn't hurt, if it isn't painful to go through a practice, you haven't done enough. You're not going to this level. You're going to win your 20 games," he said. "Big deal."Continued ...
- Thursday, April 1, 2010
In the IZZONE
Despite his success, fame and fortune, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is still an approachable guy. His cell phone vibrates constantly, and his windowed office on campus gives friends and strangers a chance to knock on the glass and give him a big thumbs-up. There have been a lot of those lately.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 25, 2010
Sports In Brief: 03/26/2010
TC's Lansbach goes to Pepperdine; TC's Paliafito signs with Sacred HeartContinued ...
- Monday, March 15, 2010
MSU, Merchant anxious for draw
Traverse City native Suzy Merchant expects her Michigan State Spartans to be at least a No. 5 seed when the NCAA women's basketball tournament pairings are announced tonight.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 4, 2010
Bullough among 21 signed by Spartans
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio is sure the off-the-field headlines that embarrassed his program last season didn't hurt him on the recruiting trail, which included signing linebacker Max Bullough from Traverse City St. Francis.Continued ...
- Tuesday, January 12, 2010
TC's Redmond honored by CCHA
Ferris State University junior Zach Redmond (Traverse City) has been chosen as the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's (CCHA) Defenseman of the Week.Continued ...
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Glass: We got what we wanted
Quite possibly one of the best women's volleyball title matches ever capped one of the most remarkable runs in college sports for a program that keeps making history.Continued ...
- Monday, December 21, 2009
Leland's Glass dishes out 53 assists
Penn State players scurried for scissors to cut down the nets, ran for volleyballs left behind and moved quickly to secure pieces of banners around the arena. Everyone wanted a piece of history. They were the only ones who got it.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 19, 2009
Glass, Penn State win national title
Penn State became the first team to win three straight volleyball titles Saturday night, overcoming a two-set deficit to beat Texas in five and extend its record winning streak to 102 straight games.Continued ...
- Friday, December 18, 2009
Glass to play for 3rd straight title
Penn State and Leland's Alicia Glass moved one win away from setting another record, earning the chance for a third straight national championship by beating Hawaii Thursday night.Continued ...
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Glass, Penn State closer to 3-peat
A 100th straight victory over the weekend moved the record-setting Penn State women's volleyball team a step closer to an unprecedented third straight NCAA title.Continued ...
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Traverse City's Harman hits 14 for CMU
Robbie Harman (Traverse City Central) had 14 points and Jordan Bitzer added 12 points as Central Michigan topped South Florida on Sunday.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 12, 2009
Glass, Lions get win No. 100
Make that 100 straight wins for the Penn State volleyball team. The Nitany Lions cruised into the national semifinals on Saturday with a 25-18, 25-17, 25-22 sweep of California in the regional championship.Continued ...
- Friday, December 4, 2009
Glass, Lions target 3rd title
The record 96 straight wins are impressive, though the Penn State women's volleyball team and Leland's Alicia Glass are focused on an even more important streak.Continued ...
- Monday, November 30, 2009
Townsend nets Sweet 16 game-winner
Traverse City West grad Casey Townsend scored the game-winning goal as Maryland advanced to the national quarterfinals with a win over Harvard.Continued ...
- Friday, November 20, 2009
James Cook: U-M can calm critics
It may not be do-or-die time for Rich Rodriguez, but it is for some. The Michigan coach is just 8-15 in his first two seasons at the helm of one of the country's most decorated football programs. That just won't do.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 19, 2009
College Notes: West's Sears earns honors
Calvin senior libero Kelsey Sears (Traverse City) has been named a third-team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. (Plus more on college athletes from the region.)Continued ...
Glass, Penn State are favorites to 3-peat
The Penn State women's volleyball squad, playing in quaint but stuffy Rec Hall, has won 92 straight games -- tied for the second-longest streak in NCAA Division I team sports.Continued ...
- Monday, September 21, 2009
U-M coach: 'It's hard to get back'
With a veteran cast returning, expectations are high for a University of Michigan softball team that reached the college World Series last spring.Continued ...
- Friday, September 18, 2009
Townsend doesnt regret decision to leave early
Like Traverse City St. Francis football star Max Bullough hopes will help him, a semester head start helped propel Casey Townsend to a prominent role on a national championship team in the Maryland soccer program last year.Continued ...
Townsend doesn't regret early college start
It doesn't seem like much at first glance, but those extra few months can be a massive boon for a college player. Like Traverse City St. Francis football star Max Bullough hopes it will help him, a semester head start helped propel Casey Townsend to a prominent role on a national championship team in the Maryland soccer program last year.Continued ...
- Oregon feels right for Fisher