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Clutch performers are rare

November 11, 2015 Over the years I've had the chance to report on or watch numerous athletic contests. A few of them have been memorable, but for the most part, most have been pretty routine. more »»

State of Michigan Tech hockey

November 10, 2015 When current head coach Mel Pearson took over the No. 20 Michigan Tech Huskies' hockey program, he inherited a team that had won 10 more games only three times since 1998. more »»

Window slams shut in Detroit

November 4, 2015 If you think you heard a loud sound coming from the direction of Detroit this fall, it was the slamming of a window. more »»

College hockey weekend

November 3, 2015 What a weekend. I had the opportunity this weekend to catch nearly three of four college hockey games played by the Michigan Tech Huskies and the Finlandia Lions. more »»

The changing faces of sports fans

October 28, 2015 While covering the Forest Park-Lake Linden-Hubbell football game this past weekend, I had an interesting conversation with a longtime Lakes fan. more »»

Who are the Huskies?

October 27, 2015 The NCAA Division I hockey season is now a couple of weekends old. Early returns on the Michigan Tech Huskies are mixed, to say the least. more »»

A miracle keeps MSU at top

October 21, 2015 One of the main reasons the University of Michigan conducted its high-profile hiring of Jim Harbaugh as football coach last year was to regain its hold on the state of Michigan. more »»

Meet the Mets!

October 20, 2015 First a musical interlude: “Meet the Mets, Meet the Mets, Step right up and greet the Mets!” Through two games of the National League Championship Series, the Mets are up 2-0 on the Chicago Cubs. more »»

The curse of Bobby Layne remains

October 14, 2015 When the Detroit Lions traded quarterback Bobby Layne to the then hapless Pittsburgh Steelers in 1959, he vowed the team would never win another championship. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

October 13, 2015 So much happened over the weekend in the world of sports that I had a hard time deciding what to write about this wee. more »»

Forest Park going 8-man is a shock

October 7, 2015 Rumors about Crystal Falls Forest Park High School turning to eight-man football had been circulating for at least a year. more »»

Black and gold

October 6, 2015 Saturday night, the Michigan Tech Huskies 2015-16 hockey team debuted before a modest crowd at the John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena. more »»

Another mistake by Tigers

September 30, 2015 In the last couple of years, the Detroit Tigers have made some big mistakes.  They've let Max Scherzer escape to free agency. Peddled away David Price and Yeonis Cespedes for prospects. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

September 29, 2015 Dear reader, I apologize for dropping the ball in the last couple of weeks. more »»

Checking off things on bucket list

September 23, 2015 Just this past week I had the chance to cover a Michigan Tech soccer game against Ashland University. more »»

Hockey season is back

September 22, 2015 As I sat down last night to watch the San Jose Sharks take on the Vancouver Canucks as part of the Canadian version of the Kraft Hockeyville celebration that our local arena, Dee Stadium, was in on... more »»

Huskies still a work in progress

September 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — This Saturday, a major domino will fall in deciding the GLIAC North champion, when No. 5 Ferris State University will travel to Allendale to face No. 14 Grand Valley State Universit. more »»

Generation gap in Detroit fans

September 16, 2015 Perhaps it's because older Detroit Lions fans are used to the follies of their team. But the generation gap between the old and young could be clearly seen at this past Sunday's Lions-Chargers game. more »»

Finlandia takes small steps

September 9, 2015 EARLIER this summer while discussing the upcoming football season with Finlandia University football coach Tim Driscoll, I noted that his fledgling program could be compared with Marshall Universit. more »»



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