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Online registration is open for Yellow Jacket Challenge

By mid-January in Michigan, spring and summer are long forgotten seasons of joy. With temperatures well below freezing, snow and ice everywhere, spring is a wish for many. After a long holiday season, meaning filling up on food and dessert, this is the time of year to get back in shape.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Jan. 14

TRI COUNTY WINS A PAIR: The Vikings hosted Newaygo and Reed City in a CSAA-Gold triangular Wednesday night and came away with a pair of wins. Tri County slaughtered the Lions 65-3 and beat the Coyotes 49-25…

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Jan. 13

Vestaburg 81, Farwell 34: The Wolverines mercied the Eagles in a non-conference game to remain undefeated this season. Jared Hilden led Vestaburg with 19, Collin Dove added 17 and Mitchell Sellers added 12 to the win…

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THE REVIEW: Michigan’s man and the road ahead

It was a breaking news segment that struck nationwide. Media personalities crowded into Detroit Metro Airport to capture the arrival of a charter flight carrying the face of change for a deflated University of Michigan football program.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan 10

Greenville second at Rockford: The Yellow Jackets went 4-1 at the Rockford Tournament on Saturday. Greenville defeated Rockford “B” 61-15, Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse 50-24, Okemos 65-9 and Tri County 39-32. In the finals, Greenville lost to Grand Ledge 37-18…

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SPORTS GALORE: Vote for Tram

Alan Trammell deserves to be enshrined in Cooperstown. That is my opinion, which is shared by many, but unfortunately, is not shared by enough of the members of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA). They are the ones responsible for voting each and every year.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Jan. 6

Central Montcalm 61, Morley Stanwood 42: The Green Hornets are still undefeated after knocking off the Mohawks Tuesday night. Lane Ledford led Central with 20 points, Todd Switzer added 14 and Mason Barnwell added 11 points…

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ROUNDUP: Prep wrestling scores from Wednesday, Jan 7

Belding 2-0: The Redskins won both matches on Wednesday night at Northview. Belding defeated Coopersville 60-9 and the host Wildcats 66-12…

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SPORTS GALORE: My own Walter Mitty moment

There it was, laying near the Dallas Cowboys’ 30-yard line, a yellow penalty flag. It was plain as day. Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was interfered with by Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens on third-and-one, just inside Dallas territory. With a little more than eight minutes remaining in the game, the penalty meant the Lions had an automatic first down and some 15 yards tacked onto their field position.

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THE REVIEW: In Stuart Scott’s departure, battle was not lost

It became a tradition.
The studio lights clicked on, the teleprompters came to life and those red letters reading, “On-Air” illuminated as he sat there in the studio, like so many days before.