Thursday Night High School Football Results Cascades Conference East Jackson 30 Vandercook Lake 28 Michigan Center 30 Hanover-Horton 6 Grass Lake 38 Napoleon 18 Manchester 21 Addison 8 Interstate 8 BC Pennfield 48 Western 34 Marshall 17 Coldwater 7 Harper Creek 35 Northwest 0 Friday Night - Hasings at Lumen Christi LCAA Columbia Central 46 Leslie 26 Portland 40 Hillsdale 0 Big 8 Concord 28 Homer 26 Springport 48 Reading 20 CAAC Blue Friday Night - Jackson at Ypsi Lincoln
Derek Dobies, Jackson’s Vice Mayor & City Council Rep, Ward 6; Bart’s Visit to the new Crossroads Convenience Store at I-94 & Dearing Rd.; Terry Williams & Rebekah Moilinen, Compassionate Ministries & David’s Promise; Stephanie Schirro, United Way of Jackson County; Jessica Van Cleave, Grass Lake Heritage Day; Ric Walton, The Walton Insurance Group
Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Vandercook Lake ver East Jackson football. September 1st, 2016. JTV Sports Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Vandercook Lake ver East Jackson football. September 1st, 2016. JTV Sports
Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Hanover Horton vs Michigan Center football, September 1st, 2016. JTV Sports Photos by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports. Photos from Hanover Horton vs Michigan Center football, September 1st, 2016. JTV Sports
By Mike Moore (file photo from 2015 season above) Staff Writer Michigan Center — It’s an 0-1 hole right now, and if the Michigan Center football team wants to avoid doubling down on that, the defense is going to have to show up, and in a big way. “It’s on us to improve and make things better,” Center Defensive Coordinator Matt Desmarais said Thursday morning. The Cardinals have their second home game in as many weeks tonight, a 7 p.m. conference opener with Hanover-Horton. “That’s a very good team,” Desmarais said. “They run an offense we struggled to stop last week.” Center opened the year with 48-14 loss to Climax-Scotts last week, putting a team that went 4-5 a year ago in a precarious situation of trying to avoid an 0-2 start for the third season in a row. “Hanover has some skilled guys in the backfield, some shifty guys,” Desmarais said. “They also have a good line we’re going to have to contend with.” The lopsided loss was surprising considering Center held a 14-12 lead at halftime. The offense was plagued by turnovers in the second half, though, and the defense…
Sheriff Steve Rand, Jackson County Sheriff; General Materials BuilderWalk; Carolyn Bloodworth, Consumers Energy Foundation; Sarah Wilhelm & Beth Cuatt, Certified Athletic Trainers, Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists; Eileen Lienhart, Jackson Family Fall Festival with Rich Walicki, Jim Winter Auto Group; Janet Meyer & Seth Duimstra, Jackson Public Arts Commission
From 2015, US Army Jazz Ambassadors concert.