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What a good day for Highland golfer, Good hits ace

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Good things eventually happen if you can only hang around long enough. more »»

What a good day for Highland golfer, Good hits ace

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Good things eventually happen if you can only hang around long enough. more »»

Bolt says goodbye with 9th gold

August 19, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt bid goodbye with another gold medal. Ryan Lochte apologized on Instagram. more »»

Swim saga still unfolds

August 19, 2016 By The Associated Press A trashed bathroom. Seized passports. Shifting accounts in TV interviews and social media posts. An encounter with the Brazilian criminal justice system. more »»

Tigers belted

August 19, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz homered and Rick Porcello returned to Comerica Park with seven strong innings as the Boston Red Sox routed the Detroit Tigers 10-2 on Friday night. more »»

Prep gridders prepare for season

August 19, 2016 The Escanaba Eskymos, preparing to open the 2016 high school football season Aug. 25 in Alpena, conducted their yearly scrimmage with Negaunee Friday at Escanaba Athletic Field. more »»

Back in the saddle at Daily Press sports desk

August 4, 2016 ESCANABA — That was a pretty short retirement. Four years ago I left The Daily Press, retiring after 39 years in this building plus four at the Green Bay Press-Gazette. more »»

Find your passion: Parting words

July 29, 2016 What is the meaning of life? Is it tied to your profession? Is it the legacy you leave behind? Wait, let’s back it u. more »»

Independents, we salute you

July 4, 2016 It’s Independence Day, a day to celebrate when we became free and independent of British rule. more »»

Column: Anticipation often doesn't measure up to reality

March 11, 2016 Comedian Lewis Black a couple years ago had an outstanding stand-up routine where he talked about anticipation. Anticipation, he said, was the height of existence. more »»

Column: Jets have every right to be an eight-man team

November 16, 2015 The North Central Jets are in the midst of a successful season to say the least. more »»

Big weekend for Big 10, WCHA, NCHC teams

November 13, 2015 Five Big Ten teams and two of the three U.P. more »»

Will Lions' firings make a difference?

November 7, 2015 For a Lions fan like myself, there are only a couple days throughout the season, or decade that are worth looking forward to — the NFL Draft, and firing day. So Wednesday was like Christmas. more »»

Thanks for the memories

August 15, 2015 With a month and a half remaining until I graduated from Grand Valley State University, I made my way into the office of Ric Wesley, who was the men’s basketball head coach. more »»

How did this ever happen?

August 12, 2015 A funny thing occurred to me Tuesday morning, shortly after I sent the daily sports pages off to our printing press. more »»

Area coaches deserve better

June 19, 2015 A community takes issue. A coach is removed. It’s always been this way, but that doesn’t mean it’s right. It’s a simple request — to let the coaches coach, to let the players pla. more »»

Good times at the Gus Macker

June 15, 2015 GLADSTONE — “What do you mean you won’t shake my hand?” “Forget that. All you do is hack and pus. more »»

Districts impress; you’re up regionals

June 3, 2015 Home runs, superb defense, small ball, smart baserunning, shutdown pitching, and even a triple play. more »»

Jets a perfect storm

March 31, 2015 A storm descended over East Lansing over the weekend, and it's not showing signs of disappating anytime soon.  In any storm, lightning strikes before you hear the thunder. more »»

Washing away the past

January 22, 2015 It’s a moment that will be hard to top the rest of the 2014-15 girls basketball season — the Rapid River Rockets winning their first game in nearly three calendar years, in stunning fashion no le. more »»

This column isn't the greatest

November 26, 2014 Being a journalist, I, probably more than most, hold words in high regar. more »»



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Just say no to drug ads

January 5, 2016 They are inescapable. It seems that one in every three commercials on television is an ad for a prescription drug designed to treat everything from high cholesterol to erectile dysfunction. more »

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