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Koenigsknecht leads Lansing Waverly to CAAC Blue Division title

No one had to tell Lansing Waverly’s Scott Koenigsknecht that he hasn’t been playing well. No, the junior was well aware and with that in mind told his head coach to get after him and to not let up. Waverly coach Craig Fields obliged. “I have had no trouble doing that,”he explained. The 6-5 junior […]

Waverly boys blast Jackson, 76-40

Lansing Waverly’s boys basketball team jumped out to a 7-0 lead and never looked back in its 76-40 rout over Jackson Northwest. The Warriors were led in scoring by  Dee Roberts with 21 points, 15 of which came in the first half. Rashaun Carroll netted 19 as Waverly outscored Jackson 38-18 in the first half […]

Waverly girls’ strong start takes down Jackson Northwest

Sylvia Maxwell and Jasmine Wood brought their summer games to the winter and with it  have helped to heat up the hardwood for Lansing Waverly in  the early going of the 2011-12 high school girls basketball season. Both Maxwell, a senior guard, and Wood a senior forward have nurtured  confidence into their perimeter game in […]

Lansing schools tap Mi Sports Page to publish programs

Mi Sports Page in its commitment to help promote and celebrate the high school student athlete has reached an agreement with Lansing Eastern and Lansing Waverly Schools to design and publish their school athletic programs. This agreement positions Mi Sports Page to help Lansing Area Schools garner funding for athletics during these increasingly challenging economic […]

Relay for Life Celebration / Extended Purses for all 4 UMP DIRTcar weekly divisions at I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, Michigan (Saturday, July 30th, 2011): This Saturday, August 6th, the new month begins with the Relay for Life Celebration at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan as the cars and stars of the United Midwestern Promoters (UMP) DIRTcar Racing Series headline this special evening of celebration and awareness which benefits the American Cancer […]

Thad on Sports – Thome nearing 600

Jim Thome, now of the Minnesota Twins, is four dingers away from 600 home runs as I write this blog. Why is this significant? When he reaches this milestone he will be only the eighth baseball player in history to do so. The others are Barry Bonds , Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Ken […]

Thad on Sports: Nike – Connecting or Cashing In?

When does one’s marketing strategy crossover from an attempt to connect, to cashing in? Nike’s recent ad campaign to promote and target extreme sports with with skater, snowboard and surfer lingo on its shirts has raised a few eyebrows. The shirts are billboards for such phrases as “Dope,” “Get High” and “Ride Pipe.” Nike says […]

Brianna Flowers, Tony Sweet and Jill Marlin featured in Grand Ledge/Waverly Mi Sports Page Magazin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Thad Kraus (517)645-4387 email: thad@connectiongraphics.com Brianna Flowers, Tony Sweet and Jill Marlin featured in Grand Ledge/Waverly Mi Sports Page Magazine The inaugural Mi Sports Page Magazine, covering Grand Ledge and Waverly is now available on the newsstand in multiple community locations. The first edition includes stories on former Grand Ledge athlete […]

Thad on Sports – “Under God” decision overplayed?

It appears a portion of golf fans who tuned into NBC’s coverage of the U.S. Open on Sunday were miffed before McIiroy got to the first tee. In its opening, NBC’s feature captured the patriotism of the national championship being in our nation’s capital for the third time. The feature interweaved the Pledge Allegiance with […]

Thad on Sports – Throw out the U of M, ND throwbacks

It seems there is no stopping people from recycling bad ideas. Michigan and Notre Dame have announced they will wear throwback uniforms this fall for their September encounter in Ann Arbor. Let me be clear, the throwback uniform idea can go away already. It’s been overused and most of the time it’s not good. They […]