| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:22 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Skiing on their home hill, the Petoskey High School boys ski team put together a solid team performance Tuesday.
The Northmen boys placed four skiers within the top 10 in slalom and three more in giant slalom to capture a Big North...
| Nov 13, 2012
When I was young and naive (approximately 16 months ago), I believed all it took to create a happy workplace were big salaries and free doughnuts.
Turns out, it's a bit more involved. There's this thing called "culture," and the happiest workplaces...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:16 AM
West Michigan will have a chance to help pay it forward today, as restaurant chain Culver's is raising some money for a good cause. They want to help two of their employees go to Korea, to compete in the 2013 Special Olympics.
Several West Michigan...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
THOMPSONVILLE — Harbor Springs junior Abigail Hackman won both the slalom and giant slalom to lead the Ram girls to victory in a Lake Michigan Conference ski meet Thursday at Crystal Mountain.
Hackman won the slalom in 58.63 seconds and the GS in...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:22 AM
THOMPSONVILLE — Consistency on a day where the conditions weren’t as so.
The Petoskey High School ski teams swept the seven-team Grayling Invitational Monday at Crystal Mountain to open a back-to-back meets in Thompsonville.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:15 AM
THOMPSONVILLE — Good things can be just as good the second time around.
Such was the case Tuesday for the Petoskey High School boys ski team at a Big North Conference meet at Crystal Mountain.
Skiing less than 24 hours after winning the seven-...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:54 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Junior Abigail Hackman had a pair of second-place finishes as the Harbor Springs girls ski team claimed the Lake Michigan Conference championship Wednesday at Boyne Highlands.
Harbor finished with 38 points, five better than...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:58 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — The Harbor Springs girls ski team has put together solid performances since the beginning of the season, dating back to dry land training last December.
On Thursday, the Rams once again simply did what they had to do as they...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:06 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — The defending Division II state and regional champion Petoskey High School boys’ ski team proved its worth Thursday.
The Northmen put together dominating performances in both slalom and giant slalom Thursday en route to a...