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Engadine Girls Basketball

Respecting all and fearing none By Dan Hardenbrook Every year, Engadine Lady Eagles varsity basketball coach Roger French comes up with a slogan that he hopes becomes the identity of his team as they take on all challengers during the season. He uses it to set the...

Basketball: There are plenty of Lady Indians this year

By Dan Hardenbrook It was a stunning sight for Newberry girls basketball Coach Jim Dzelak when he stepped out of his coach’s office for the start of the first practice of the season earlier this month. Dzelak and the Lady Indians have been hurt by low numbers...

A new era begins on the ice

By Dan Hardenbrook Anyone who pays any attention to hockey around here knows we’ve had decades of greatness on the ice. There are banners from some of the very best teams hanging in the rafters at the barn. With amazing moments and unforgettable games, Newberry’s...

What I will remember most

By Dan Hardenbrook I sat in the booth in agony Friday night. Watching from above the football field, trying to come up with something that would help them. I wanted this so bad for those kids, especially the seniors, who would soon walk off the field for the final...

Indians advance to regional championship game

By Dan Hardenbrook Be fearless. That instruction to the Newberry High School Varsity Indians football team came in a motivational speech from beloved former coach Jeff Puckett on Selection Sunday. It turned into a practice week theme, and then a rallying cry. The...

Indians draw Pickford in playoff opener

By Dan Hardenbrook After a strong 7-2 season, the Newberry Indians have qualified for the 2021 MHSAA football playoffs. The players and coaches learned their fate during the annual selection show on Bally Sports Detroit Sunday Night. A gathering of players, coaches,...