You weren’t supposed to see that: Advisors revise Saginaw spending suggestions report.
Officials said a clerical mishap led the 16-page report to include a detail that a Saginaw City Council-appointed advisory committee did not wish to highlight in the document. Veronica Horn, a member of the Saginaw advisory committee, said the university’s prospects for growing its Saginaw presence was discussed as a possibility while planning the stimulus-spending recommendations. The council appointed the 15-member advisory committee in January. Later this month, Guidehouse staff and members of the stimulus-spending advisory committee plan to discuss the report that resulted from that work. They will host a report presentation during the 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, Saginaw City Council meeting at City Hall, 1315 S. Washington.mlive.com
Pointers look to open public charter school
THE GROSSE POINTES — A group of local residents is making plans to open a public charter school in the area in time for the 2023-24 school year. A charter school is a tuition-free public school not confined to geographic boundaries the way conventional school districts are. Charters also operate solely on per-pupil funding andgrossepointenews.com
Former Skyline hoops star Ryan Wade announces Division I transfer choice
ANN ARBOR – Ryan Wade has found a new college basketball home. The former Ann Arbor Skyline basketball star announced on social media Wednesday evening his decision to transfer to Wisconsin Green Bay to continue his career. Wade joined Central Michigan last season after playing his first two college seasons at Holy Cross. The 6-foot-2 guard played in 10 games at CMU with three points, six rebounds and three assists in 84 minutes of game action. Prior to attending CMU, Wade started 26 of 48 career games at Holy Cross and averaged 5.8 points, 1.5 assists and 2.1 rebounds on 32% shooting in 29.3 minutes per game.mlive.com
Saginaw Valley State University holding job and internship fair
SAGINAW, MI - More than 65 employers are attending a job fair Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Saginaw Valley State University, according to a news release. SVSU’s “Summer Job & Internship Fair” will take place noon through 3 p.m. at Curtiss Hall on campus. “The upcoming job fairs are an excellent opportunity for employers to meet face to face with talented students at SVSU to discuss potential internship and employment opportunities,” Executive Director of SVSU Career Services Jim Dwyer said in the release. “Students will get first-hand experience in demonstrating their ability to effectively communicate their qualifications to over 65 employers from multiple industries. For more information, visit the SVSU Career Services website here.mlive.com
See 60 photos from Central Michigan’s win over Western Michigan in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Central Michigan defeated Western Michigan, 42-30, in their rivalry game on Wednesday night. Western began the game with a strong offense, building a two-touchdown lead but was unable to maintain the same pressure as CMU began to tally up touchdowns of their own. With a strong student turnout from WMU, the loss was was a sobering moment at their home field, Waldo Stadium, especially with the awarding of the Victory Cannon trophy to CMU. However, viewers on both sides were not disappointed with a strong passing game that kept fans on the edge of their seats till the end. More on MLive:Western vs. Central Michigan football rivalry ‘so much more than a game’See more than 50 photos from Michigan State’s statement victory over MichiganSee photos from the first week of high school football playoffs across Michiganmlive.com
Michigan baseball eliminated from NCAA tournament after loss to Central Michigan
The Michigan baseball team had its season come to an end Saturday afternoon, losing an NCAA tournament regional elimination game, 8-2, to Central Michigan. It was the second loss in as many days at Frank Eck Stadium for the Wolverines, who earned an at-large berth and spot in the South Bend, Ind., regional. The season comes to a close for Michigan, which earned its way into the NCAA tournament despite playing an all-conference schedule. Central Michigan (41-17) advances to play the loser of tonight’s Notre Dame-UConn game in a second elimination game at noon ET on Sunday. This was their first win over Michigan since 2017.mlive.com
How to Watch the South Bend Regional -- NCAA Baseball Tournament | Channel, Stream, Time
What: NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament (South Bend RegionalWhere: Frank Eck Stadium (South Bend, Ind.) ET (ESPN3)SATURDAY (June 5)Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 - 12 p.m. ET (Channel: TBD)Game 4 : Winner Game 1 vs. ET (Channel: TBD)MONDAY (June 7, if necessary)Game 7: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 (Game 2) - 1 p.m. (Channel: TBD)mlive.com
Whitecaps radio announcer answers last-minute call, rushes across state to cover Detroit Tigers game
After two years without calling a game due to the pandemic, the play-by-play announcer for the West Michigan Whitecaps got a chance to achieve his dream over the weekend and answered a last-minute call to drive across the state and cover the Detroit Tigers on the radio.
Car and vehicle-carrier catch fire after I-196 crash near South Haven
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- A collision between a semi-truck carrying pickups and a car caused both vehicles to catch fire along I-196 on Friday, March 26. The crash happened about 5:50 p.m. in the northbound lanes, according South Haven Area Emergency Services officials. The crash happened about three miles south of the M-140 exit near South Haven, in Covert Township. The car appeared to be pinned under the truck, officials said. More from MLiveCMU suspends staff, launches investigation after students it sent to Lansing PR firm report sexual harassmentTwo accused of commercial sex trafficking at Allegan County home, spots in Kent Countymlive.com
Trevor Jones looks to represent Lincoln community after signing with CMU football
YPSILANTI – When Trevor Jones arrives at Central Michigan, he won’t only be playing football for himself. “It means a lot to represent my city,” Jones told MLive Thursday afternoon. “I would have seen myself trying to play baseball or some other sport because I never got into football, really. He was one of two offensive linemen to sign with CMU and Jones said he looks forward to the opportunity to make an impact with his new team. Michigan high school football 2021 recruits navigate early signing day3 Ann Arbor-area football players sign to play at Division I levelmlive.com
Signed! Michigan high school football 2021 recruits navigate early signing day
The popular early signing period has arrived, meaning high school football recruits in the 2021 recruiting class can sign with NCAA Division I programs. Recruits across Michigan can start sending in their National Letters of Intent at 7 a.m. Wednesday and up until 11:59 p.m. on Friday. MORE: Donovan Edwards not concerned about Michigan’s struggles this year, eyes improvement with new recruitsSigning with Northwestern football ‘a dream come true’ for Portage Northern’s Anthony Tyus“It feels great,” Tyus said. East Lansing wide receiver Andrel Anthony makes it official with Michigan while teammate Ethan Boyd signed with the Michigan State Spartans. Check out his highlights below!#NIU2K21 | #NSD21 pic.twitter.com/M2e4ccxW4R — NIU Football (@NIU_Football) December 16, 2020Oak Park’s Jaylin Mines signs with Toledomlive.com
Five Michigan starters reach double figures in women’s hoops’ season-opening win vs. CMU
Michigan’s women’s basketball team returned four of five starters from last season and also added a standout transfer from Nebraska in Leigha Brown. Brown and the other four starters all scored in double figures as the 25th-ranked Wolverines pulled away in the second half Wednesday for a 93-75 season-opening victory over visiting Central Michigan. Junior forward Naz Hillmon, the preseason Big Ten co-Player of the Year, led the way with 11 rebounds and 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting. Junior point guard Amy Dilk added 15 points, while fifth-year senior guard Akienreh Johnson scored 11 points. Kelly scored 30 points on 11-of-22 shooting, while Davis had 24 on 11 of-20 shooting.mlive.com
WMU football using extra days off to heal, rest up for Northern Illinois showdown
The good news: no one has been ruled out for Saturday’s noon kickoff against the Huskies in Kalamazoo. “We need time to heal,” WMU head coach Tim Lester said during Monday’s videoconference with media. “Really, no one has come back yet, but we’ve taken a couple days to try to do a lot of rehab. We need two really good days of practice on Tuesday and Wednesday to get ready for this team. “(NIU has) played three really good teams; they’ve been physical and have been in every game, so it’s going to be a challenge, and we’re excited to get some guys back.mlive.com
Central Michigan University students group not “fired up” for classes
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan University shows no signs of shutting down campus as it nears 300 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases associated with it’s university population. The administration is pushing to keep students on campus until it is no longer feasible, but tensions with students are increasing. However, the Central Michigan District Health Department reports it’s identified 260 cases related to CMU’s student population. A group of students participating in a #NotFiredUpForFall campaign put up signs in popular spots on campus Monday calling on the university to suspend in-person classes. CMU President Bob Davies addressed these requests in a letter on Aug. 28.
Central Michigan University threatens to suspend partying students amid pandemic
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan University school officials are threatening to suspend students who attend large parties as cases of coronavirus spike on campus. A video surfaced online showing police breaking up a party at the Deerfield Village Apartments near campus in Mount Pleasant. Aug. 22, 2020: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 96,024; Death toll now at 6,389In a letter to students, the university said it may fine or suspend students who take part. “The actions of a few selfish students have ruined an entire year for thousands of their peers,” the letter said. The school requires mandatory self-screening every day for students and staff.
Central Michigan to start, end fall semester early -- here are all the new important dates
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan University announced Monday that the school will start and end its fall semester early because of the coronavirus (COVID). New CMU fall semester start date: Aug. 17, 2020New CMU fall semester end date: Nov. 25, 2020CMU President Bob Davies said the semester will now begin Aug. 17, two weeks earlier than previously scheduled. Eight-week courses for the Fall I session will begin Aug. 31 and end Oct. 23. “Central Michigan University will continue to adhere to this guidance closely. We are thrilled to have our students returning to Mount Pleasant for the fall semester, and we will ensure we do it as safely as possible."
Central Michigan eliminates men’s track program as part of coronavirus (COVID-19) cuts
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan University has eliminated its men’s track program as part of budget cuts triggered by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Athletic Director Michael Alford said the indoor and outdoor men’s track teams are affected. “Hundreds of students have participated in this longstanding, successful program at Central Michigan, and we know this will impact them, and supporters of this program, greatly.”The decision was made as part of budget planning around the pandemic, Alford said. Scholarships for current men’s track and field students, including those awarded to new students starting in the fall, will be honored for the rest of their CMU careers, university officials said. “My heart goes out to these student-athletes," Alford said.
Central Michigan University moves classes online amid coronavirus outbreak
DETROIT – Central Michigan University will move classes online after spring break due to coronavirus concerns. “Out of an abundance of caution, and to prevent and contain the spread of the coronavirus, all CMU classes will move online after spring break through March 20. As campus remains open and operations will continue, staff are expected to report to work. Park Library remains open. The Counseling Center remains open and also provides online counseling services.