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Reed City’s Brandon Wirth continues strong season

Reed City’s Brandon Wirth continues strong season

REED CITY — Brandon Wirth continues to have a strong cross country season and the Coyote senior is hoping his best is yet to come. His …

Michigan, Jim Harbaugh ‘hopeful’ Chris Evans can play vs. Northwestern

Michigan, Jim Harbaugh ‘hopeful’ Chris Evans can play vs. Northwestern

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is hopeful junior running back Chris Evans can play this week at Northwestern. But he won’t be taking any …

Manton sweeps Evart volleyball in Highland Conference play

Manton sweeps Evart volleyball in Highland Conference play

EVART — Manton proved to be too much for Evart in a 3-0 Highland Conference volleyball victory on Tuesday. It was 25-6, 25-10, 25-12. …

Chippewa Hills edges Reed City 3-2 in volleyball action

Chippewa Hills edges Reed City 3-2 in volleyball action

REED CITY — The Chippewa Hills volleyball team secured a key win on the road against Reed City in thrilling fashion on Tuesday night. The …

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Ferris volleyball team wins

Ferris volleyball team wins

BIG RAPIDS — The nationally seventh-ranked Ferris State University women’s volleyball team defeated Saginaw Valley State in four sets …

Ferris football team remains perfect

Ferris football team remains perfect

MARQUETTE —The nationally sixth-ranked Ferris State University football team stayed perfect on the year at 4-0 and improved to 2-0 in …

Ferris State women’s soccer team riding 6-game win streak

Ferris State women’s soccer team riding 6-game win streak

CALEDONIA —  The Ferris State University women’s soccer team stretched its win streak to six consecutive contests with a 2-1 …

Ferris cross country teams shine

Ferris cross country teams shine

BIG RAPIDS — The Ferris State University men’s and women’s cross country squads took part in one of their biggest competitions of the …

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Marlin Briscoe reflects on days as pioneering quarterback

Marlin Briscoe reflects on days as pioneering quarterback

Marlin Briscoe didn’t want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college, and …

Detroit Tigers let down by defense, lose to Kansas City Royals, 4-3

Detroit Tigers let down by defense, lose to Kansas City Royals, 4-3

DETROIT — Ian Kennedy pitched three-run ball into the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals stopped a five-game slide by holding off …

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JEFF SEIDEL: Tigers’ plan may include trading J.D., Verlander

Come here, buddy. Have I got a deal for you? My name is Al. Al Avila. I’m the general manager of the Detroit Tigers, and I’ll be your …

JEFF SEIDEL: Stafford marches Lions back, defense seals it

Once again, it was on Matthew Stafford. Once again, Stafford came through in the clutch, leading the Detroit Lions to a 31-28 victory. Yes, …