Just days before St. Pat’s 5K, local runner finds out he’s defending champion
This is St. Patrick’s Day in Bay City, after all. But there was no beer, no party and no celebration when Clark finished the annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K last year – even though he won the race. Winning a virtual race, it seems, just doesn’t measure up to the real thing. “It’s the big race in Bay City, it brings out a lot of people and a lot of competition,” Clark said. The virtual race allows runners to compete on their own course at their own time, then log results online.mlive.com
High school athletes shout, sometimes through tears, ‘Let us Play!’
High school athletes aren’t convinced they’re being heard. We haven’t given up yet.”I am a senior who plays basketball at Hudsonville high school. High school teams across the state began practicing without contact – conditioning, running drills and working on skill development – while counting down the days until it was go time. So we’ve got to try.”I am a Junior who wrestles at Boyne city High school. Our time is coming to an end in high school hockey and we want to be out there together.mlive.com
Lions sign DE Will Clarke and release OG Caleb Benenoch
ALLEN PARK, Mich. The Detroit Lions have signed defensive end Will Clarke, adding much-needed depth at the position. Clarke, who has seven career sacks in 53 NFL games, joined the team for practice on Sunday. The Lions released guard Caleb Benenoch to clear a spot on the roster for Clarke. Clarke is the fourth defensive end on Detroit's roster, joining starters Trey Flowers, Romeo Okwara and rookie Julian Okwara. Clarke played for the St. Louis BattleHawks in the XFL last year.