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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 »»

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 »»



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