Top 10: Hines leaves her mark
In 2011, Hines wrapped up her career high school career at Central Lake with records, honors and accolades. And in a blink of an eye, she transitioned into a college player at Michigan State. Her success lands her as the No. 1 sports story for 2011.Continued ...
Top 10: Anderson has a roller-coaster year
There was the high of winning Mr. Basketball in March, the first northern Michigan player to do so since the award was started in 1981. There was the low, the death of his mother in May. Then, following that, his difficult decision to leave Michigan State, where he would have been a freshman this season, and his signing with upstart Wagner College.Continued ...
Top 10: Bullough, Fisher make their marks
So close. If Michigan State had pulled out a win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game earlier this month, Traverse City would have had two representatives in the upcoming Rose Bowl.Continued ...
Top 10: Merchant takes MSU to new heights
The 2010-11 women's basketball season didn't start well for Traverse City native and Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant, but Michigan State went on to win 27 games and capture its first outright Big Ten title in school history.Continued ...
Top 10: Tragedy leaves Buckley in shock
Haley Baldinger was just hitting her stride. A two-time state medalist, she had her sights set on a state title in the 400 meters. But she would never get the opportunity.Continued ...
- Tuesday, December 27, 2011
- Top 10: Glads end era with another title
- Monday, December 26, 2011
Playoff chase went to final day for Bums
The Traverse City Beach Bums 2011 season went down to the wire. And then some. The Beach Bums went into their final game of the regular season with a playoff spot on the line before losing in extra innings.Continued ...
- Sunday, December 25, 2011
This top story never happened
The Traverse City Half Marathon was scheduled to take place in October, but lack of support and concerns from the running community halted the race before it even got to the start line.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 24, 2011
Top 10: Wings stay in TC
The Detroit Red Wings Development Camp will be returning to Centre ICE Arena next summer for its second Traverse City installment, and the event will occur in the same week as Cherry Festival.Continued ...
- Friday, December 23, 2011
Benzie doubles up in state crowns
Benzie girls achieve an uncommon double — winning track and cross country titles in the same calendar year.Continued ...
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