High School Game Brings Back Championship Memories
When Marshall High School hosts Jackson’s Lumen Christi High Friday night at Albion College’s Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium, the memories will wash over Rusty Hull. “This will always be Alumni Field,” he said. And it was on that field, 51 years ago, that Hull and his Washington Gardner High School teammates rolled over everyone they played on the way to an undefeated season and the Class B Michigan state football championship.
Friday Matchup at Sprankle-Sprandel Is High School 'Game of the Week'
The Friday, September 25 high school football game at Albion College's Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium between host Marshall and Jackson Lumen Christi has been picked by Jackson Citizen Patriot readers as the area's top matchup this week. According to MLive's Matt Wenzel, "As the winner of the Game of the Week poll, the game will receive coverage leading up to the game, live coverage as well as photos and multiple stories about the game."
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Big Read Student Leaders Train on Campus
In August, Albion's community/College Big Read took a big step as a dozen Albion youth did a week of leadership training on campus. The Albion Community School and Marshall High School students studied and practiced leadership, communication and planning skills, along with doing in-depth examination of Ursula LeGuin's "A Wizard of Earthsea." The work is part of the students' preparation to serve as discussion leaders for the Albion Big Read in October.
Albion College to Host Marshall vs. Lumen Christi Football Game
Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium will be the scene for Friday night football September 25, as Marshall High School will host Jackson's Lumen Christi Catholic High School in an Interstate 8 Athletic Conference matchup at 7 p.m. The game will be the first Marshall High home football game in Albion since the Albion and Marshall school districts entered into a partnership agreement for grades 9-12. "Albion College is proud to play a role in what has already been a successful two-year partnership between the Albion and Marshall school districts," said President Mauri Ditzler.