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2009 Week One Hillsdale County High School Football Game of the Week Preview: Hudson at Hillsdale

Game time: 7 p.m.Location: Hillsdale (30 S. Norwood St. Hillsdale, MI 49242)On the air: WCSR 92.1 FM, 1340 AM HUDSON (0-0)On offense: In his first start at QB, Nathan Smith figures to be shifty. Lemerand said he expects Luma to try and create as much open space for Smith as possible, because he’s a “big-time playmaker.” … Continue reading

Youthful tenacity: Colts take back Soccer Cup trophy in dramatic shootout win

The future is bright for the Hillsdale Academy boys soccer team — and the future is now. Freshman Chip Blood put in the winning shootout goal and a Colts’ defense that had a total of one year experience between four players stymied an explosive Jonesville team, as the Academy (2-0-0) took back the Hillsdale County … Continue reading

2009 High school football preview: Waldron Spartans

Jimmy Biggs is not quite your average 24-year-old and he expects his Waldron Spartans football team to be much more than just average in 2009.Mind you he’s the youngest coach in the county, at a school that lost former head coach Norm Moran to Coldwater after two straight playoff appearances which succeeded an era which … Continue reading

2009 High school football preview: Reading Rangers

Don’t doubt the 2009 edition of the Reading Rangers football team — or you may just be its next victim.Head coach Rick Bailey realizes that a plethora of stars from last season’s 12-1 state semifinals qualifier graduated, but he is a strong believer it is tradition, winning attitudes and training methods that breed success, not … Continue reading

2009 High school football preview: Pittsford Wildcats

By Hillsdale Daily News Editor Jim Pruitt A small, but hearty squad of Wildcats are preparing to add another playoff berth to the school’s storied history.With a likely final roster of 19-20 players, Pittsford coach Bob Clement knows he has little room for error. The Cats are coming off an 8-3 season in 2008 and … Continue reading