Jason Marcoux


Jason Marcoux has been a sports writer and reporter for Review Magazine since 2001 after majoring in journalism at Central Michigan University. His first story for Review Magazine was a feature on local NBA basketball player Jason Richardson, who was playing his first NBA game at the Palace of Auburn Hills in the 2001-02 NBA season.

He has also covered High School football, basketball, Cross Country, Swimming, Baseball, and Hockey as a freelance journalist for The Saginaw News and Mlive.com.

Jason has been Review Magazine's lead beat writer for the Los Angeles Dodgers' single A affiliate the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League since the 2010 season. He covered the Loons' 2016 MWL Championship.

 

He has also been Review Magazine's lead beat writer for the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League since the 2009-10 season.

 

Jason was the lead beat writer covering the Continental Indoor Football League's Saginaw Sting from 2008 through the 2015 season. He would cover the Sting's back to back championships in 2011 (UIFL) and 2012 (CIFL).

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The Saginaw Spirit managed to respond to an early first period scoring attack but eventually fell to a very tough Erie Otters team 9-4 at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, PA tonight.

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Billionaire businessman Mike Illitch, founder of Little Caesars Pizza and owner of both the Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Red Wings passed away at a Detroit area hospital earlier this evening, he was 87 years old.

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Leading up to tonight's meeting with the defending Memorial Cup champion London Knights, the Saginaw Spirit (20-23-6-2) had not managed a victory against the dominant Knights (34-9-3-4) since a Jan. 17, 2014 win at Budweiser Gardens in London, ON, however, that would all change with a 4-1 Spirit victory, ending a 3-game losing skid in front of 5,122 fans at the Dow Event Center tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit (19-23-6-2) dropped back to back games this week, losing 5-2 to the Soo Greyhounds (34-12-2-1) on Wednesday and 4-0 on the road to the Windsor Spitfires on Thursday night.

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After waiting seventeen days since its last game, the FNV Griffins H.S. hockey team had to shake off some early rust before rolling to a 4-1 victory over the Bay Area Thunder at the Bay County Civic Arena tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit (19-21-6-2) never gave up and battled to the bitter end, however, it would ultimately fall to the Sarnia Sting (24-18-5-1) in a 6-5 penalty-filled road loss at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena in Sarnia, ON this afternoon.

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Detroit Red Wing prospect Filip Hronek took it upon himself to lead the Saginaw Spirit (19-20-6-2) to its fourth straight win, scoring 2 goals and 1 assist, including the game winner with just 11.7 seconds left in regulation for a 3-2 win over the always tough Windsor Spitfires (29-11-5-2) in front of 4,135 fans at the Dow Event Center tonight.

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As part of its 15 year anniversary, President and Managing Partner Craig Goslin announced that the Saginaw Spirit will retire the jersey of former team captain and current Florida Panther forward Vincent Trochek when the team hosts the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the Dow Event Center on Wed. Feb. 1, at 7:05 pm.

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After watching a 3 goal lead disappear in the third period, veteran forward Matthew Kreis intercepted a pass to score the game winning goal and give the Saginaw Spirit (18-20-6-2) a 6-5 win over the Hamilton Bulldogs (22-18-3-2) at the Dow Event Center tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit completed a successful eastern conference road trip with its second straight victory, 6-3 over the North Bay Battalion led by Kris Bennett's hat trick in front of 2,565 fans at North Bay Memorial Gardens in North Bay, ON this afternoon.

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Second year Spirit forward Cole Coskey was among the 68 OHL players on NHL central scouting's mid-term list of the top 217 North American skaters eligible for the 2017 NHL draft this upcoming June at the United Center in downtown Chicago. The list was released this past Wednesday.

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After a heart breaking 5-4 OT loss to the Barrie Colts last night, Brady Glimour, Marcus Crawford and Filip Hronek each had a 3-point night respectively, while Hayden Hodgson added 2 goals to help lead the Spirit to a decisive 6-3 victory over the Sudbury Wolves at the Sudbury Community Arena in Sudbury, ON tonight.

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General Manager Dave Drinkill announced the Spirit have signed 2016 draft pick Danny Katic to an Ontario Hockey League Standard Player Agreement on Tuesday afternoon.

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The London Knights (28-7-2-3) scored a late third period goal to snatch a 4-3 victory from the Saginaw Spirit (15-19-5-2) despite Saginaw's valiant effort to erase a 2-goal deficit earlier in the period in Mitchell Stephens' first game at the Dow Event Center since his trade to London earlier in the week.

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Mitchell Stephens' new team, the London Knights (27-7-2-3) delivered a devastating 5-1 loss to the Saginaw Spirit (15-18-5-2) in front of 9,036 fans at Budweiser Gardens in London, ON tonight.

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