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Lincoln soccer closes out season with win.
By Kevin Korpal
Jun. 1, 2010   ·   10:45 a.m.

Strong defense led the Lincoln Railsplitters to a 3-1 victory over the undersized Ypsilanti Phoenix to close out the season on Lincoln’s Senior Night last Thursday....read more

Lincoln lacrosse dominates Ypsilanti
By Kevin Korpal
May. 20, 2010   ·   6:23 p.m.

Wind and rain were the names of the game when the Lincoln High School lacrosse team defeated visiting Ypsilanti High School 13-3 Monday night.

The Railsplitters...read more

Flyers softball drop season opener
By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 31, 2010   ·   5:50 p.m.

Willow Run junior starting pitcher Katie Mullins in the third inning in the team's home-opener against Huron Valley Lutheran High School. Flyers lost 13-4 against the Hawks Tuesday.

It was a mix of inexperience, first game jitters and a strong opposing pitcher which saw the Willow Run High School girl’s softball team drop its season-opener...read more

Lincoln High School sports roundup
By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 30, 2010   ·   10:39 a.m.

Baseball: Ace Andrew Dillon leads a young Railspitters team as fourth-year coach Marty Lozano tries to turn things around after a 12-21 season in 2009. Lozano has...read more

Lincoln hockey earns fourth straight win
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 22, 2009   ·   9:47 a.m.

Railsplitter David Skeans fires in the game winning goal against Chelsea.

For two periods it looked as if Lincoln hockey was not only going to break their winless streak against Chelsea, but they were going to decimate the Bulldogs in...read more

EMU dismisses football coach

Eastern Michigan fired Head Coach Jeff Genyk after going 15-42 in 5 seasons with the Eagles Photo by emueagles.com

Eastern Michigan fired Head Coach Jeff Genyk after going 15-42 in 5 seasons with the Eagles
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Jeff Genyk released from his contract effective immediately

By Josh Curmi
Nov. 24, 2008    ·    4:40 p.m.


Eastern Michigan fired head coach Jeff Genyk today, in his 5 seasons the Eagles were 15-42 overall and 12-26 in the Mid-American Conference.

After losing at Temple last week, the Eagles fell to 2-9 overall and 1-6 in the MAC. Only in 2006, at 1-11 and 1-7 did Genyk and the Eagles have fewer wins.

Genyk will coach the final game of the season Friday afternoon against Central Michigan at Rynearson Stadium.

"Winning consistently in football has been a challenge for our institution long before the arrival of coach Genyk. Eastern Michigan Athletic Director Derrick Gragg said. “I credit coach Genyk and his entire staff for working tirelessly in attempting to improve our program," Gragg added, "but, we have not met our aspirations for football.

The best season under Genyk for the Eagles was 2007. He led them to a second Michigan MAC Trophy, beating both Central Michigan and Western Michigan that season. Ending the season tied for 3rd place in the west division.

According to Gragg, the search for the new coach will start immediately. Former University of Michigan coach Lloyd Carr will be an unpaid adviser on the selection. Gragg was a compliance director at Michigan from 1997-2000.

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