1999-2009 Around the Great Lakes columns

November 18, 2009 Trine gets a second chance


November 3, 2009 Patience pays off for Rocco

Brian Lester

Brian Lester is a reporter in Findlay, Ohio. He has 14 years of experience at newspapers in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio, spending the last 10 at The Courier in Findlay. Lester also writes an Around the Region column for D3hoops.com. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois.

2011 columnist: Dean Jackson
2007-10 columnist: Matt Florjancic

Previous Columns

September 16, 2014
ONU taking a new angle under center
After a year settling into the role, Patrick Angle, a transfer from Youngstown State, is off to a...
September 9, 2014
The littlest Tartan
Carnegie Mellon’s most inspirational member of the team wasn’t on the field for the...
September 3, 2014
10 games to watch for 2014
Around the Great Lakes is back for the 2014 season with a look at the top games involving teams from...
November 20, 2013
Sirianni seeing familiar faces
Former Mount Union player and assistant coach Mike Sirianni sees the Purple Raiders fairly often as...
November 13, 2013
Albion builds off its 2011 postseason stint
Two years ago, Brett McCarty and his teammates took a 59-0 shellacking at the hands of the future...
November 6, 2013
At Mount, practice wins out over pressure
For quarterback Kevin Burke, staying focused each week on a team in which every opponent is hunting...
October 29, 2013
Geneva linebacker: ‘Hard work pays off’
The Golden Tornadoes have had to weather injuries, but Dillon Goodell said the focus of the team is...
October 22, 2013
Wabash goes to great depths to find rushers
Injuries have knocked the Little Giants’ top two rushers out for the season, but each time a...
October 15, 2013
Kalamazoo's quarterback has his head in the game
Justin Danzy, who his coach calls “a really brilliant kid,” has helped his team to a 3-2...
October 9, 2013
John Carroll steps up its shutouts
The undefeated Blue Streaks have already beaten two teams the coaches picked ahead of them in the...
October 1, 2013
Thomas More's Hayden bounces back from injury
A year after being named PAC Player of the Year as a sophomore, Domonique Hayden saw his season...
September 25, 2013
Espinosa helping to put OWU in the hunt
Coming off the Battling Bishops’ best season in more than 20 years, anything short of another...
September 17, 2013
Senior defender helps get Hope's season flying
Santino DiCesare was "a little nervous" last year being asked to move to free safety for...
September 9, 2013
After injury, Brooks stronger than ever for Heidelberg
Last year, Cartel Brooks sat on the sidelines in the postseason, all but powerless to help his team....
September 3, 2013
Games to watch for 2013
In his second year on the job, Brian Lester again takes you inside the Great Lakes and gives you a...

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