Anchor-Bone Classic Pictures Part 2

Here is the last of my pictures from Saturday’s football game. I included a couple of the team posing with the trophy because of all the clowning going on.

Norman Shuford with the stiff arm

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Anchor-Bone Classic Pictures Part 1

Here is the first of two parts of my pictures from the Anchor-Bone Classic this weekend. I had a great time, and as you will see over the course of the pictures the weather gave us just about everything but snow.

Defensive Back Robert Carlisle warms up prior to the game

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Ohio State Dominates Final Period For Win

Buckeye players celebrate the game winning goal

Saturday night I was in Ewigleben Ice Arena to see Ferris State take on Ohio State. After what Ohio State did to my Boilers earlier in the day I really wanted to see them lose at hockey. Sadly they did not. I still had a great time at the game. This was my first time shooting a hockey game with my camera, and I learned a lot real fast. I know that hockey is a fast sport, but through a camera lens against the glass it is super fast. Once I got the feel for the speed down on the ice though I had a good time. Some of the pictures not included in this post will show up on this site over the next couple of days. I have about thirty other pictures that I will post in two segments. This was my first hockey game in about 3 1/2 years. I will have to see another one much quicker than that.  Continue reading

Lakers Pound Dogs to Win Anchor-Bone Trophy

The Lakers pose with the Anchor-Bone Trophy

Yesterday we made the trip up to Big Rapids to see #1 Grand Valley State take on the Ferris State Bulldogs. As we got closer to Top Taggart Field the rain really started to pick up. We got to Ferris fairly early, and were able to park right in front of the stadium. After reading a little on the game we knew that there was a tailgate being put on by the Ferris State Athletic Department so we went looking for it to stay out of the rain for a while. What we found was a nice little spread waiting for us inside a tent. We were able to stay dry for a little while before going into the stadium. Continue reading

Game Notes: #1 Grand Valley State @ Ferris State

McMahon to Shuford

Have you ever noticed that their are a lot of schools in Michigan that end in State? Grand Valley State takes on another state from their own state this weekend when they travel to Big Rapids to play the Ferris State Bulldogs. Before last weekend this was shaping up to be a huge game. Both teams were undefeated in the GLIAC North. The Bulldogs lost to Northern Michigan in the dome 22-20 though to take some of the luster off of the game. With about four minutes left in the game Northern Michigan kicked a field goal that gave Ferris their first loss in the GLIAC this season. As it is though if Ferris State wins they can still pull back even in the standings. This game is the season right now for Ferris State. This will be my first trip to Top Taggert Field. At one point in my life I almost attended Ferris State for all the wrong reasons, so this will be a cool trip to see the campus a little. In conjunction with the football game Saturday I will also be at the Ferris State hockey game that night against Ohio State (Another State team). I figured that I sold my Ohio State football tickets for Saturday against Purdue so I should at least see part of the Ohio State game and boo the hockey team. I will be against the Bulldogs in the afternoon, but I hope they can pull off the win at night.  Continue reading