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>More of What I Heard: Notes from Albion’s win over Hillsdale Friday

> • Prior to Friday night’s loss to SMAA foe Albion, Hillsdale head coach Brad Felix said at the beginning of the season he predicted a .500 or so finish for the now 8-3 Hornets. They had exceeded the expectations of fans and the coaching staff up until Friday, but in the raucous Albion gym … Continue reading

>A matter of execution: Albion makes Hillsdale pay just like it planned in SMAA hoops tilt

>Sometimes it’s as simple as which team executes its game plan better. On Friday, the Albion High School boys basketball team controlled the tempo and locked down Hillsdale’s guards like it schemed, while the Hornets did not rebound or take advantage of their transition game like coach Brad Felix had planned. The result was a … Continue reading

>MDOT officials discuss M-52 project with Chelsea residents

> Details are getting fleshed out for a major road-construction project on M-52 in Chelsea this summer, despite public concern about the possible effects on local businesses. A $3.1 million Michigan Department of Transportation project is set to resurface M-52 from I-94 to Old U.S. 12. Ramp reconstruction also will be done a the I-94/M-52 … Continue reading

>Okemos boys basketball guard tandem helps put end to Jackson’s three-game winning streak

>The Okemos High School boys basketball team’s one-two punch of Chris Harrison-Docks and Mack McKearney delivered a few too many blows for a stagnant Jackson offense to contend with in a 64-52 Okemos victory Tuesday. Harrison-Docks buried five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points and McKearney tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and four … Continue reading

>Albion College professors receive $121,000 research grant from NASA Astrobiology Institute

>While examining how asteroids and comets might have played a role in the origin of life, Albion College professors Nicolle Zellner and Vanessa McCaffery caught the attention of NASA officials. Impressed with the duo’s creativity and Zellner’s devotion to a pilot study of shock chemistry, the NASA Astrobiology Institute granted them $121,000 to continue research … Continue reading