Central Michigan sophomore Tecumseh Adams won the 3,000-meter run during the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship at the University of Akron.
Adams, a Harbor Springs graduate, finished in 8 minutes, 36.56 seconds. He ran neck-and-neck with Eastern Michigan’s Terefe Ejigu until pulling away on the final lap.
Adams also placed second in the 5,000-meter race, helping the Chippewas place third with 109 points. Akron won the meet with 163, followed by Kent State, 117.
Adams’ win in the 3,000 was one of three for CMU athletes.
— Petoskey grad Joey Garber shot an even-par 216 and finished 19th in his debut for the University of Georgia men’s golf team in the Puerto Rico Classic.
Garber’s best round in the 54-hole event was a 2-under 70 in the second round of the tournament. His round included five birdies. He opened with an even-par 72 and closed with a 2-over 74.
Georgia shot a 5-over 869 and finished ninth in the 15-team event, which included No. 1-ranked Texas.
— Petoskey grad Grant Tracy hit four of his five 3-point attempts in scoring 12 points as the Grand Rapids Community College men’s basketball team nipped Jackson CC, 85-84.
The win lifted Grand Rapids to 17-8, 12-3 in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association.
Tracy, who played 16 minutes, had two assists, including one on Tyler Krim’s game-winning shot at the buzzer.
Tracy had three points and a steal in a 114-90 league win over Ancilla (Ind.) CC.
— Freshman forward Cory Starkey blocked a shot for Bucknell during a 64-55 Patriot League win over Navy.
Bucknell is 22-8 and won the league regular-season title at 12-2. It opens the league tournament against Navy today, Wednesday, Feb. 29.
Starkey, a Petoskey grad, has played in nine games, scoring four points with 11 rebounds in 44 minutes.
— Petoskey grad Erin Clutter played in her second collegiate tennis match for Alma College, a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Kristina Wilson of Southeastern University of Florida. Alma won the match, 5-4.
— Collin Hewitt, a 2011 Harbor Light grad, played two minutes for the Spring Arbor University men’s basketball team during a first-round Mid-Central Conference tournament loss to Marian (Ind.) College, 72-52.
Hewitt played in 14 games during the regular season, scoring eight points. Spring Arbor finished 18-13.
— Petoskey graduate Heather Waldron finished with a first place in the novice over the fences for the Albion College Hunt Seat Equesterian team during the team’s final regular season show.
— Senior guard Dustin Dibble scored eight points, grabbed two rebounds, and had one steal for Missouri-Kansas City during an 89-56 Summit League loss to Oakland.
Dibble, a Petoskey grad, played in 29 games during the regular season, scoring 120 points, and collecting 61 rebounds. The Kangaroos finished 10-21 overall, 4-14 league.