Reeths-Puffer softball ace overcomes injuries, lost season to anchor upstart squad
MUSKEGON – Caitlynn Duffy had plenty of reasons to enter the 2022 spring season full of frustration and anger. “I’ve had injuries pretty much every year, so it’s really just something I’ve learned to adapt to,” said Duffy. The more experience I’ve gained, the more I’ve really learned about pitch selection and having patience at the plate. I think she’s been around the game for so long that she just eats, sleeps and breathes it. I really think that the sky’s the limit for a lot of these girls.mlive.com
Grand Blanc students, community members protest school board member who posted QAnon conspiracies
GRAND BLANC, MI -- Chants of “Get Her Out” rivaled “Amy’s Here To Stay” on the campus of Grand Blanc High School Monday afternoon as students, retired teachers and other members of the community gathered to protest Amy Facchinello, a school board member accused of believing in the QAnon conspiracy. Related: Grand Blanc school board member who posted QAnon conspiracies claims community supportThis protest was organized to raise awareness about Facchinello’s beliefs so they are fully equipped to vote in the recall election, Duffy said. Facchinello’s beliefs were not widely known and accepted when she ran for public office and was elected to the Grand Blanc Board of Education last November, Duffy said. “When you get down ballot to things like school board, you just check boxes. “She has no place in the school board,” Hartwell said.mlive.com
Royals' Dozier tests positive for COVID-19 before exhibition
Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier bats during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Houston Astros in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, July 20, 2020. Kansas City Royals outfielder Hunter Dozier has tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed on the injured list before the club played its final exhibition game against the Cardinals in St. Louis on Wednesday. And it still snuck up on them.The positive test leaves Matheny with another hole to fill in his starting lineup. Ryan McBroom, who made his big league debut last season, will likely start at first base with O'Hearn sidelined by the virus. Danny Duffy will start opening day against Cleveland and rookie Brady Singer will make his big league debut on Saturday.