| Mar 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
It seems not a day goes by without Lindsey Vonn collecting some new mantel ornament or putting her name on a new line in the history books.
Saturday at Schladming, Austria, the U.S. skier set a World Cup women's mark for points in a season by...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games.
The temperature was 61.
That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:53 PM
In recent weeks, the big unanswered question about skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn as she headed toward the 2014 Winter Olympics was whether the rumors about her dating Tiger Woods were true.
Vonn and her publicists had succeeded in doing a nifty verbal...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics.
So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend.
1. There is...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
First step: selecting a camp
Do your research.
Talk to other parents, seek recommendations from friends
Research camps online, looking for parent and other recent reviews.
Attend camp fairs
Review expectations and camp values
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:50 PM
50 years ago
— Some 200 fans followed the Petoskey High School basketball team to a Class B regional championship game at the Central Michigan University Fieldhouse. The Northmen, the surprise winners of their district, would lose to Ludington, 76-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Matthew Mostoller, a seventh-grader at Westmont Hilltop Middle School, has once again qualified to compete in the USA Snowboarding Associations National Championships. Nationals will takes place at Copper Mt. Ski Resort in Colorado. Matthew, who moved up...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:07 AM
BOYNE FALLS — Four-time Olympian, four-time world champion and winner of four national titles, skier A.J. Kitt has one regret from his racing career: that he did not train hard enough.
That might seem hard to believe from a guy of the athletic...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Growing up in Sweden, Freddie Jacobson started out in the conventional, popular sports: hockey and soccer.
"I was a right winger in hockey, but I didn't have a big enough shot," said the 2011 Travelers Championship winner. "I loved the team thing when...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:07 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Jonathan Harms drove from St. Louis to compete Saturday in a slalom skateboarding competition in South Bend.
Between races at the Pinhook Slalom Open, Harms explained how he defies the stereotypical televised image of popular...
| 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...