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Jackson’s Disc Golf Community

Aug 22, 2018

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If you meet someone on the streets of Jackson and ask them about disc golf, chances are they have heard of it and know someone who has played before. Disc golf is like that song you heard

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New to NASCAR

Jul 31, 2018

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My husband and I got to spend a Saturday at the June 2018 NASCAR Race at Michigan International Speedway as guests of Experience Jackson. I’ve never attended a NASCAR event before. (Although I did have a brush with

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The Life of a Jackson Highland Games Thrower

Jul 23, 2018

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At the Jackson Highland Games, the day starts early in the morning, heavy things are thrown, and participants do not wear pants, but traditional Scottish kilts. Amateur highland games competitors come from all over Michigan and around the

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Explore Disc Golf in Jackson

May 30, 2018

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Disc golf is one of the fastest growing recreation sports in America. Michigan is blessed to have more than 300 public courses throughout the state.    Jackson’s disc golf scene has really grown over the

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The Return of Gus Macker to #JacksonMI

Apr 30, 2018

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In 1974 at the childhood home of Scott and Mitch McNeal in Lowell, MI, a small group of friends came together and laced up their sneakers to compete in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for the very first time. Word traveled

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Local Man Reunited with Long Lost Family Treasure at Jackson Sporting Collectibles Show

Mar 30, 2018

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The Michigan Hunting & Fishing Collectors Club (MHFCC) puts on an annual Sporting Collectibles show in Jackson, Michigan full of vintage items that interest both collectors and others who appreciate Michigan’s hunting and fishing heritage. At last

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Why Spartan?

Aug 24, 2017

"I am actually currently training for my first Men's Physique contest at the NPC Central States on October 21st as well. The Spartan Race will definitely help in my preparation for my contest in October. I started training back

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Overcoming Our Strongest Obstacles

Jul 24, 2017

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Training for any race can be difficult, but training for a race after recovering from an injury can be next to impossible. The important thing to remember is to push yourself without overdoing it! In 2015, I was in a car

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What to Expect at the Outboard National Championships

Jul 20, 2017

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What to Expect at the 2017 APBA Stock and Junior Outboard National Championships in Grass Lake: When the 2017 Nationals roll into the Village of Grass Lake, Michigan you can expect the best and most competitive outboard hydroplane racing in the country.

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Childrenz Challenge by the Numbers

Mar 31, 2017

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Childrenz Challenge is a fun fitness run for kids age 4-13. Similar to mud runs, Childrenz Challenge is a mud-filled obstacle course designed specifically for kids (adults can’t have all the fun). In 2016, more than 2,200 kids climbed, crawled,

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