Sunday, November 25, 2012
L'Anse Creuse North basketball player Tyler Conklin and diver Taylor Zablocki will head to Northwood University and the University of Alabama, respectively, next fall.
Athletes Tyler Conklin and Taylor Zablocki are the latest members of Crusader Nation to be recruited to take their respective talents to the college level. L'Anse Creuse North senior Conklin has committed to play basketball for Northwood University, in Midland, MI, next fall. The 6'4"-point guard/shooting guard was the leading scorer for the Crusaders last season and was instrumental in helping his team to the Class A boys basketball semifinals in March 2012. Northwood plays in the GLIAC Division II. The team is lead by Head Coach Jeff Rekeweg, who said he selected Conklin as his top recruit for his versatility and work ethic. Another L'Anse Creuse North senior planning to continue her athletic career at the college level is diver Taylor …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Sophomore Marah Pugh also finished second in the 200 free, and L'Anse Creuse North's Taylor Zablocki placed fourth in diving.
Dakota sophomore Marah Pugh won the Division 1 state championship in the 500-yard freestyle on Saturday at Eastern Michigan University. Pugh took first in the 500 free with a time of four minutes and 55.54 seconds at the state swimming and diving finals. Pugh also finished second in the 200 free with a time of 1:50.11 to earn all-state honors in both events. L’Anse Creuse North junior Taylor Zablocki placed fourth in the diving competition with a score of 409.75. Coaches, athletic directors and parents can submit results, highlights and photos by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Chippewa Valley board of education presented the Chippewa Valley and Dakota high school girls swim and dive teams with certificates of recognition Nov. 7.
Boasting team championships, state qualifiers and possible All Americans, the Chippewa Valley and Dakota high school girls swim and dive teams have accomplished much this season. The Chippewa Valley board of education recognized these accomplishments Nov. 7, awarding certificates of recognition to the more than two dozen Big Red and Dakota swimmers and divers in attendance. "You are truly an exemplary group of young athletes," said Ron Roberts, Chippewa Valley superintendent. "You are the reason why people hold our school district in such high regard. Thank you for your dedication to your team and to each other, our entire school community can be proud of everything you have accomplished" Roberts added notes of thanks to teams' coaches and…