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KINSIE JACQUES poses in the infield at Michigan International Speedway before running to 33rd place out of 247 competitors at the MHSAA Division 3 Girls Cross Country State Finals.	          --Courtesy Photo
Unseasonably warm temperatures in the 70’s greeted MHSAA Cross Country State Finals participants when they arrived at Michigan International Speedway last week, along with a dry track in place of the often muddy surface. Pinconning’s only qualifier, Kinsie Jacques arrived as one of 63 freshmen...
BRIELLE HERNER (#8) digs out the ball during the Spartans District Semi-Final loss to Beaverton last Wednesday.	    	           	          --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Volleyball Team got a mixed blessing with the MHSAA District 72 draw: they got a first-round bye, but drew Beaverton, undefeated in the JPC, as their semi-final opponent. The girls fought a good fight against the Beavers, but lost in three straight to end their season....
KINSIE JACQUES leads a pack through the woods earlier this year. The freshman captured the Bay County Cross-Country Championship, finished fifth in the Jack Pine Conference, first in  her MHSAA Pre-Regional and second in the Regional last Saturday to qualify for the State Championship this Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.         --Courtesy Photo
PHS Freshman Kinsie Jacques continues to run away from the competition in Girls Cross Country. On Saturday, she finished second in the MHSAA Region 25-3 race at Saginaw Heritage to claim a spot in the State Finals this Saturday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. After claiming the Bay...
RAYNE WILSON (#1) goes up for one of her 9 kills in the Spartans 3-2, come-from-behind victory over Clare last Thursday.			            --Journal Photo
The PHS Varsity Volleyball Team went to Farwell on Tuesday for a Jack Pine Conference Quad facing Harrison and Beaverton, then hosted Clare for a makeup match on Wednesday. The Spartans swatted the Hornets 25-13, 25-21. Alaina Backus led the team with 5 kills, 3 aces, and 3 digs; Hailey Cianek...
JACK BOETTCHER (#10) cruises in for his second third-quarter TD on Friday night. Injuries and turnovers late in the game took the Spartans from 2-points down to a 18-44 loss to Mt. Morris.           --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Football Team made their first MHSAA playoff appearance in 4 years on Friday, with a road game in Mt. Morris. The 18-44 final score didn’t reflect the play of the Spartans, who put up their best stats of the year, and were in the game until late in the third quarter. The first...
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HAILEY CIANEK (#13) slides the ball past the Shepherd blockers during last Wednesdays 3-1 win over the Bluejays. 		            --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Girls Volleyball Team hosted the Shepherd Bluejays last Wednesday and though the games were close (the largest margin of victory was 6 points), Pinny prevailed 3-1. Rayne Wilson led the team with 12 kills, 2 digs, and 2 blocks; Hailey Cianek had 3 kills, 28 sets, and digs;...
At Gladwin last Wednesday, Kinsie Jacques earned first team All-Jack Pine Conference with a 5th place finish. The field of front runners finished mere seconds apart and Jacques was within 15 seconds of the overall winner. Kacie Rae Krevinghaus finished in 20th place overall as the girls team...
TOMMY YANOSKI (#4) avoids the first defender on one of his 14 rushes in Friday’s road loss to Gladwin.   					                --Journal Photo
A road trip to Gladwin closed out the 2020 Pinconning Varsity Football Team’s regular-season schedule, ending in a 0-55 loss to the Flying G’s. With every team that played at least four games in this COVID-shortened season getting a playoff berth, their next loss will end the season. Friday’s...
PINCONNING JUNIOR TORI SHARK, shown earlier this year with coach (and dad) Eric Shark, made her third MHSAA Girls Golf State Finals appearance on Saturday.     						                --Courtesy Photo
Pinconning’s one-girl Golf Team, Junior Tori Shark, spent last Saturday in East Lansing at the MHSAA Division 4 Girls Golf Finals at Forest Akers-East course. This was her third State Finals appearance, where she finished 80th as a Freshman and shot up to 15th last year. This year’s tourney was...

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