17 from Grand Blanc sign college letters of intent
FLINT – Four lacrosse players at Grand Blanc were among 17 Bobcats who signed college letters of intent this week. Here are the 17 who signed to continue their careers in college:Leah Williams, Lawrence Tech, bowlingLauryn Hoover, University of Michigan-Dearborn, cross countryKennedy Kuhlmann, Hope College, cross country-trackHayden Quinn, University of Michigan, danceJeramey King, Olivet College, footballAmir Williams, Davenport, footballMatthew Humphries, Alma College, lacrosseOlivia Bowen, Aquinas College, lacrosseSamantha Krawczyk, Adrian College, lacrosseSkylar Negri, Concordia, lacrosseTobi Whitmore, Providence College, soccerEmmalyn Coon, University of Michigan-Dearborn, softballAnnabelle Morningstar, Mott Community College, softballStuart Johnston, Calvin University, tennisSarah McCormick, Calvin University, tennisGreg McVannel, Concordia University, tennisJonathan Carlson, Mercyhurst University, water polomlive.com
Lawrence Technological University to move classes online amid rising COVID cases
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Students at Lawrence Technological University will switch to online instruction next week due to increasing coronavirus spread, officials said. Lawrence Tech announced Wednesday that the university will move to remote instruction beginning Nov. 16 as COVID-19 cases climb throughout the state of Michigan. According to the university’s website, Lawrence Tech currently has eight active “residential” COVID-19 cases, 14 overall active cases, 62 “residential” individuals in active quarantine and overall 132 individuals in active quarantine, as of Nov. 11. Regions throughout the state of Michigan are experiencing a surge in coronavirus spread and confirmed COVID-19 cases. On Wednesday, the state reported 6,008 new COVID-19 cases and 42 new deaths since Tuesday.
With other colleges punting on football, Adrian College goes for it
Faced with an inability to find opponents, Siena Heights and Lawrence Tech opted to punt on the 2020 fall football season. Adrian joins Michigan State and Michigan as the only college teams in the state to schedule football games in the fall. Adrian will hold the first college football game in the state when the Bulldogs take on Trine at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. “Maybe we need to get ESPN here for the game ... the first college game in the state,” Adrian College athletic director Mike Duffy said. “But there’s a relief because there were so many protocols and so many things to take care of to play football.mlive.com