MITCA NEWS & REMINDERS

Former Michigan High School Athletes in the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Finals.

MARCH 14-15     NCAA INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS (former Michigan High School runners & Michigan college runners) (“r” in front of an athletes grade means “redshirt.”   Prelims after the place of an athlete means it was run in the prelims and the athlete did not qualify for the finals.)   NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championship/Albuquerque Convention Center, … Continue reading

Pole Vault Education

CLICK HERE for Pole Vault Educational Articles by Mickey Turcheck. “Two Methods to Adjust Standards to Zero” “Pole Vault: Pre Season Recommendations” “Starters and Head Referee” If you are interested in contributing articles for the betterment of Track and Cross Country in Michigan, please contact Jim Murray, MITCA Communications and Media. … Continue reading

Lee Averill

The following is information regarding the arrangements for our friend, Lee Averill: LEE E. AVERILL November 04, 1937 - March 02, 2014 Lee E. Averill, a lifelong resident of Milford, beloved Coach and Teacher with Milford and West Bloomfield High Schools, passed away on March 2, 2014 at the age of 76. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alice and his … Continue reading

Tom Harkema

MITCA mourns the loss of Owosso Coach Tom Harkema Coach Harkema’s visitation and funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation at Nelson House: Thursday:  6-8 p.m .Friday:  2-8 p .m. Visitation at Owosso High gym:Saturday:  10-11a.m. Funeral at Owosso High School gym:Saturday:  11 a.m. On behalf of MITCA, our prayers go out to Tom’s family and friends. … Continue reading

Norb Badar

MITCA mourns the loss of one it’s founding fathers. Norbert (Norb) Badar recently passed away at the age of 89. Visitation services will be held on Monday, January 6: Schwartz Funeral Home 1225 West Hill Road Flint, MI 48507 (810) 235 – 2345 Funeral Arrangements: Tuesday, January 7 St. John Vianney Parish 2414 Bagley Street Flint, MI 48504 On behalf … Continue reading