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Dow 83, Traverse City Central 46: Alec Marty’s 29 points lead in boys basketball win

By Kevin VanAntwerpen | KVanAntw@mlive.com on December 29, 2014 10:45 PM Alec Marty led the Midland Dow boys basketball team with 29 points during an 83-46 win over Traverse City Central on Monday. “Things really just clicked for us tonight,” Midland Dow coach Mark Dickerson said. “We put in a new offense this year. We’ve been

Dow High Chargers’ boys defeat Traverse City West

By the Midland Daily News TRAVERSE CITY — Alec Marty scored eight of his 16 points over three straight possessions in the third quarter to key Dow High’s 58-54 win over Traverse City West on Tuesday in boys’ basketball at the Traverse City Christmas Classic. “In the third quarter Alec hit a 3-pointer, had a

Dow girls top TC West

By the Midland Daily News TRAVERSE CITY — Emily Lyman’s defense against Traverse City West’s leading scorer in the second half helped Dow High beat the host Titans 32-28 on Tuesday in nonconference girls’ basketball at the Traverse City Christmas Classic. “In the second half, Emily Lyman shut down their best player, Katie Placek, with

Graham wins weight class, all Dow grapplers place at invitational

By the Midland Daily News TRAVERSE CITY — Cody Graham won his 145-pound weight class and all 13 Dow High wrestlers placed in the top six at Saturday’s 12-team Traverse City West Invitational. “My guys wrestled awesome today,” said Dow coach Gary Hollingshead. “They got done with their Christmas festivities and prepared and they were

Chargers rally to beat Saginaw High in girls’ basketball

By the Midland Daily News Midland Daily News SAGINAW — After getting outscored by eight in the opening quarter, Dow High coach Kyle Theisen decided to switch his team out of its full-court press against Saginaw High on Thursday. The strategy worked, as the Chargers outscored the Trojans 47-27 the rest of the way to

Dow High’s Mork off to fantastic start to his swim season

dan chalk chalk@mdn.net Midland Daily News Dow High’s Nehemiah Mork is in a class by himself as a swimmer, as he’s shown in an incredible first week of the season. After breaking the school record in the 200-yard freestyle in the Pangborn Invitational on Tuesday at Saginaw Valley State University, Mork came back three days

dan chalk chalk@mdn.net     For a 14-year-old freshman playing in his first Dow High-Midland High hockey game, Chargers’ goalie Seamus Belisle passed the test impressively on Wednesday night, stopping 19 shots in a 4-2 win over the Chemics in nonleague action at the Midland Civic Arena. “He had a great game and he came up

Dow Wrestling opens with 2 Victories

Chargers beat Flint SW, Flint NW Eleven Dow High wrestlers captured multiple wins to lead the host Chargers to a 72-12 win over Flint Southwestern and a 65-12 win over Flint Northwestern in the season opener on Wednesday. “(Our opponents) didn’t have a lot of guys, but the guys they did have were strong and

Jason Watkins named Saginaw News Coach of the Year

MIDLAND, MI — Jason Watkins has been involved with theMidland Dow football program for more than two decades, but the 2014 season was a season of firsts for the longtime Charger. Under his direction, the Chargers finished first in the conference in terms of passing and total offense, while also finishing first in the standings. Dow’s conference