Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is intent on ridding his sport of performance enhancing drugs. I applaude his determination, but let’s just say it is about time.
Softball is a passion for Brian Zdanowski. Starting in high school and continuing today, Zdanowski has spent multiple nights and weekends each summer playing softball around the state of Michigan.
Flawless. That would be the word to describe Greenville’s first attempt at hosting a triathlon. With the sun shining brightly and spectators lining the scenic Baldwin Lake beach, more than 225 triathletes took part in the first Tri Greenville triathlon on Saturday morning. The main event featured a one-quarter mile swim, 11.8 mile bike ride and wrapped up with a 5K run.
After weeks of rain and clouds, the sunshine finally made an appearance. It was perfect timing as the 6th annual Yellow Jacket Challenge took place at Greenville High School on Sunday.
Here’s a photo gallery of local flood photos shared by readers of The Daily News.
The Greenville High School ski team put their talents to good use to help teach younger students how to ski.
Every Wednesday in January, the ski team — comprised of about nine high-school students — would take time to teach Greenville’s elementary and middle school students the techniques of skiing.
As we near the end of January, high school sports teams have reached at least the mid-point in their respective seasons. So far this year, several of our area teams are having outstanding seasons. Some with legitimate chances of conference titles, district titles and beyond.
There was some optimism early this week that the nonsense called the NHL lockout would be coming to the end. After all, the NHL owners actually submitted a proposal, which included some amendments from previous “going through the motion” offers. That was late last week.
Former Greenville High School basketball star Zach Ingles is using his talents to help area youths with their offensive basketball skills. Ingles — who played college hoops at Eastern Kentucky and professionally overseas — is hosting the Sports Galore Basketball camp Saturday at Greenville High School from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The camp will focus purely on learning how to create opportunities and to score points.
If you thought the Detroit Tigers made things interesting in 2012, wait until the 2013 season begins in April. Last year, the experts anointed the Tigers American League Central Division champions before the ink was dry on the new mega-deal of Price Fielder.