Sun, sand and big air: Area pole vaulters hit the beach to fly skyward in growing Beach Vault – Kalamazoo, Michigan Sports News – MLive.com

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Williamston’s Nilsson coach of the year | lansingstatejournal.com | Lansing State Journal Williamston’s Nilsson coach of the year By DICK HOEKSTRA • For the Lansing State Journal • July 12, 2009 • From Williamston Enterprise When I first got to know Paul Nilsson a dozen years ago, he picked up a lot of awards as a really fast grandmasters (over […]

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Obituary: Straight-talking Shaw irreplacable Western Michigan Broncos – MLive.com Obituary: Straight-talking Shaw irreplacable by Graham Couch | Kalamazoo Gazette Saturday January 10, 2009, 12:28 AM Former WMU track coach’s ‘big, bad bulldog’s bark’ came out of love KALAMAZOO — Jack Shaw used to tell his athletes, “If you aren’t running fast enough, then just turn right, turn right and get […]

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MonroeNews.com – The Monroe Evening News, Monroe, MI Williams, Flanary claim titles at USA Youth Track and Field meet , last modified July 06. 2009 12:05PM YPSILANTI — Airport students Derrek Williams and Shana Flanary claimed titles Sunday in the USA Youth Track and Field National Championships at Eastern Michigan University. Williams was seeded third but won the 400 intermediate […]

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MonroeNews.com – The Monroe Evening News, Monroe, MI Katie Bollin of Bedford has accepted a track and field scholarship from the University of Toledo. Bollin broke a 30-year-old school record in the long jump this season with an 18-2 effort and also lettered in basketball. uuu The Monroe County Region’s three state track and field champions will be among the […]

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Grand Blanc’s Geena Gall heading to Europe to prepare for track and field World Championships – Flint, Michigan Sports News – The Flint Journal – MLive.com Grand Blanc’s Geena Gall heading to Europe to prepare for track and field World Championships by Bill Khan | The Flint Journal Sunday July 05, 2009, 3:48 PM Geena Gall has already proven herself […]

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Terek fifth in decathlon nationals | hometownlife.com | the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers and Hometown Weeklies Terek fifth in decathlon nationals By BRAD EMONS • OBSERVER Staff Writer • July 5, 2009 Olympic decathlete Paul Terek’s bid to earn his third trip to the IAAF World Track and Field Championships next month in Berlin fell short. The former Livonia Franklin […]

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Five GVSU track athletes compete at national meet – Holland, MI – The Holland Sentinel Allendale, MI — Karie McDonald led five Grand Valley State University student-athletes at the U.S. Track & Field Championships last weekend. McDonald earned a third-place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11 minutes, 12.77 seconds. Monica Kinney was the only other runner […]

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Nicole Bush recovering from fracture at USA meet – Grand Rapids, Michigan Sports News – MLive.com Nicole Bush recovering from fracture at USA meet by Steve Ungrey | The Grand Rapids Press Friday July 03, 2009, 9:00 AM Nicole Bush raced stride-for-stride with the leaders during last week’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, a race she had run dozens of times before. She […]

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She’s a real class act – Daily Tribune: Breaking news coverage for southeastern Oakland County, Michigan HUNTINGTON WOODS – How’s this for a winning equation: Outstanding student plus accomplished athlete equals success. “I’ve always loved math,” said Michelle Lapin, a recent Berkley High School grad. “It has always clicked with me.” She is intent on building on her love of […]

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