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  • Vaso Michels

    Sports Director

    A native of Highland, Indiana (Region love, practically from Chicago), Vaso grew up in a family that had deep sports roots. His father Jim, played college basketball for four years, making it to the Junior College National Championship in the late 70s and winning the first ever GLVC championship while captaining the St. Joe’s Pumas. His mother Maria, was a cheerleader on the 1971 East Chicago Washington Senators State Championship basketball team (arguably the greatest high school hoops team in Indiana history). Vaso's older brother Jimmy also played basketball in high school and earned a scholarship to play collegiately. His sister Georgieann, was a standout high school volleyball and basketball player in high school leading her teams to the semi-state in volleyball and several sectional and regional championships on the hardwood.

 

Not Your Ideal Teammate

I would be willing to bet he just made his 1,000th "shuttlecock" joke and his buddy had enough and snapped. Read more...

ALYBTB

This people. This is exactly why I always say, "Act like you've been there before". ALYBTB. It's simple. Read more...

No Task Too Small

So today I am going to dust off the keyboard pull out my dictionary and blog my shoes off. Here we go… Read more...

Blackhawks Take Game One

I woke up tired this morning, real tired. But this is one of those days where you don’t mind going into work half asleep because you stayed up well past your bedtime. Read more...

Why The Patriots Signing Tebow Scares Me

I’ve said this at least a thousand times since Tim Tebow was drafted by the Broncos, he’s not a good football player. I stand by that statement. Read more...

Bathroom Etiquette

So I just went to the restroom and as I approached the door I heard to male voices talking. I figured they were in there washing their hands and having a normal “Hey Bob, how are things over there in accounting?” conversation. That would have been normal and acceptable. What I heard and saw was not. I walked in opening the door slowly because if you open it with any force you’re liable to knock out whomever is drying their hands (awful construction work there), when I walked in no one was standing there. I immediately looked at the floor and saw a man using the first stall, and since there was no one using the urinal I figured the third stall was taken and it was. This is where things get weird, both men were having a conversation while they were sitting on the porcelain palace. For the record neither of them were co-workers of mine they were from one of the other companies in the building. Read more...

Oh By The Way: The Spurs Swept The West Finals

In case you missed it (most likely because ESPN was only talking about LeBron, D-Wade and the Heat) the Spurs swept the Grizzlies last night in the Western Conference Finals. Read more...

A Thank You To A Great Coach

Tuesday May 21st, 2013. It was a bittersweet day but it is also a historic day. After more than 32 years as the head coach of the Highland Trojans, Dan Miller walked the line-up card out to home plate for the final time at Highland High School. Read more...

It's Good To Be Me

Boy do I love golfing. You know what I love even more than golfing? When being on the course is considered work. Read more...

Bulls Take Game One From Heat

Every now and again in sports the team that no one gives a chance goes out and does everything right and is able to pull out a win. Last night the Bulls did just that. Read more...