Cheboygan Chess Team Brings Home Trophy. Again.

Mar 11, 2010

<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Spring is in the air.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>March Madness is just building steam as high school basketball teams play for bragging rights and trophies around the state.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>But one team in Northern Michigan that has plenty to brag about… may surprise you.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Cheboygan High School Chess Team earned a fourth place trophy in the recent Michigan Chess Association High School Team Tournament held last month at Oakland University.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>That alone is worth bragging about.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Now consider it’s the seventh time in the last eight years the team ranked among the top teams in the state and you’re talking about something pretty amazing.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Jess Miller is the team’s coach.</span></p>