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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 »»

Local football has potential

September 8, 2015 As we enter Week 3 of the high school football season and Week 2 of the college season, it dawned on me the other day that I had not written a football game recap in a few years. more »»

A tale of two halves for Michigan Tech

September 4, 2015 HOUGHTON — Thursday’s first half for the Michigan Tech University football team was how they will need to play the rest of the season. The second half was a lesson on what to avoid. more »»

Remembering two great coaches

September 2, 2015 Glancing at the obituary column this past weekend, I came across a name I didn't expect to see ther. more »»

Allow me to introduce myself

August 27, 2015 “So, you're moving to Houghton?” “Yup. more »»

Football’s back

August 26, 2015 It seemed like the football season just ended a couple of months ago, but here it is again. more »»

Building a winner

August 25, 2015 Over the past weekend, my son and I listened to the New York Mets completely demolish the Colorado Rockies in a three-game series. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 18, 2015 When our summer schedule at the Daily Mining Gazette started, I was informed by my former editor that I would have to cover Twilight League baseball. more »»

College Football Polls

August 12, 2015 If college football fans go by the preseason polls, they have to agree that Ohio State will meet Alabama for the mythical national championship some time in January of next year. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 11, 2015 When I stepped into the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena Friday night, I did not really know what to expect. more »»

Dombrowski rolling the dice

August 5, 2015 You have to wonder if Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski really thought out his latest moves with the team's roster. more »»

Thoughts From the Penalty Box

August 4, 2015 rowing up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, I, like most local children grew up liking the Detroit Tigers baseball team. more »»

The end of the Line

July 30, 2015 Back in March, as I drove away from the Breslin Center after Calumet won the Class C girls' basketball state championship, I couldn't help but notice the intense glare of the setting sun. more »»

Givens deserving of honor

July 29, 2015 When the City of Hancock recently named a Little League baseball field in honor of the late Bill Givens, they were recognizing a person who was one of the true sports mentors in our area. more »»

Go west, young man

July 23, 2015 Time for a Red Line: After Dark confession: I listen to West Coast baseball games while going to bed partially just because I can and partially as an attempt to induce baseball-themed dreams while... more »»



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