Davison shooter wins national title

COLORADO SPRINGS — Don Baxter of Davison and an archery shooter out of Flint Bowman competed in the 124th U.S. National Target Championships Aug. 4-9. Baxter won the senior division title and broke several national records in the process. The five-day outdoor competition had archers shooting from 30, 50, 70 and 90 meters. Baxter shoots freestyle with his compound bow […]

A quarter century of elk hunting in Michigan

A Wildlife Management Success When hunters took to the northern Lower Peninsula fields and forests Aug. 26 for the opening day of the 2008 elk season, they participated in a wildlife management milestone: the 25th consecutive year of elk hunting in Michigan. “That’s the way wildlife management is supposed to work,” said Brian Mastenbrook, wildlife biologist at the Department of […]

Sports Schedules 08/28/2008

Thursday 8/28/2008 Football Davison Varsity vs. Lowell, 7 p.m. Soccer Davison Varsity & JV Boys at Swartz Creek, 4:30 p.m. Tennis Davison JV Boys vs. Grand Blanc, 4 p.m. Davison Varsity Boys at Grand Blanc, 4 p.m. Friday 8/29/2008 Volleyball Davison Varsity at Bedford, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday 9/2/2008 Tennis Davison JV Boys at Fenton, 4 p.m. Thursday 9/4/2008 Soccer Davison […]

Cards post easy win over Fenton

By John Droke Index Sports Writer DAVISON — The Lady Cardinals took on Fenton last Thursday, winning their first match of the season, 191-219. Emily Lindsay stole the show as she carded a 43 to earn medalist honors. Nicole Wright also shot well with a 44, while Christene McInerney (45), Laura Farah (52), Lauren Tessner (53) and Madison Rosneck (68) […]

New era at the Big House

Thursday night the college football season kicks off. No more watching those meaningless NFL preseason games. I want to watch some football games where at least the players care if they win or lose. Saturday at 3:30 p.m., the new era at Michigan will begin. Yes, the Rich Rodriguez inaugural season kicks off and Michigan opens up with Utah Utes. […]

Cards run well in first meet of the season

By John Droke INDEX Sports Writer CARROLLTON — The Cardinals got off to a stellar start this season by winning the Carrollton Invitational Tuesday. With a score of 54 points the team was able to hold off Birch Run, which finished second with a score of 83, and Clare, which took third with 88. Davison was led by Ethan Koester, […]

Cardinals steal Dragon Quad

By Michael Selecky INDEX Sports Writer SWARTZ CREEK — Former women’s professional player Billy Jean King once described tennis as, “A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.” While some may view the game as such, others have taken a more light-hearted approach, including actor and comedian Bill Cosby when he suggested that, “The […]

Kenyans wins Crim 10K race

Stephen Kichumbe, 32, a Kenyan native and current resident of West Chester, Penn., won the men’s 10K Crim Festival of Races last Saturday. Irene Limika, 29, also a Kenyan native and resident of Philadelphia, Pa., won the womens’ 10K race. This was the first Crim run for both runners. For complete race results, log on to www.crim.org.

Golden opportunities

The flame has been snuffed out and the games of the 29th Olympics are officially in the books. Below is a recap of how our Michigan athletes and the U.S. did at the games. The US-of-A won the overall medal count with 110 — 36 gold, 38 silver, 36 bronze, while host China was second with 100 — 51 gold, […]

Davison’s Donahoe released from Nebraska

By Michael Selecky INDEX Sports Writer LINCOLN, Neb. — After reeling off 10 straight victories to announce his arrival on the college athletics scene, 2005 Davison graduate Paul Donahoe had been making a gradual, upward progression in his wrestling career at the 125-lb. weight class for the University of Nebraska. ‘Had been’ is the key term here, as Donahoe, a […]