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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Saginaw Spirit forwards Max Grondin and Blade Jenkins, along with defenseman Caleb Everett all appeared on the initial NHL central scouting list of the 2017-18 season, which ranks the top 317 hockey players from around the world who are eligible for the 2018 NHL draft next summer, Jun. 22-23 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

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Special teams continue to be a problem for the Saginaw Spirit (1-2-1-0) who were 0 for 5 on the power play (zero for 25 this season) in a 6-3 loss to the Guelph Storm (2-1-0-1) who, in contrast, scored 4 power play goals on 5 chances at the Dow Event Center tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit (1-1-1) skated to its first win of the 2017-18 Ontario Hockey League season in spectacular fashion behind goal tender Evan Cormier with a 4-0 shutout victory over the Ottawa 67's at the Dow Event Center tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit (0-1-1-0) had to settle for just 1-point in the OHL standings after failing to convert on a five minute power play in order to break a 2-2 tie late in the third period, before eventually losing the home opener 3-2 in overtime to the London Knights (1-1-0-0) in front of 3,073 Spirit faithful at the Dow Event Center in downtown Saginaw, MI tonight.

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The Nouvel Catholic Central H.S. football team improved to 5-0 with a 33-12 homecoming victory over Flint Beecher H.S. at Boyd Field on the Nouvel campus tonight.

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The 2017-18 Saginaw Spirit (officially the youngest team in the Ontario Hockey League, with an average age of 17 years and 2-month's) looked very good against the defending memorial champion Windsor Spitfires on the road in the season opener, despite a gut-wrenching 3-1 loss at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, ON tonight.

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The Nouvel Catholice Central H.S. football team improved to 4-0 with an impressive 46-0 win over St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, a Canadian high school team from London, ON. with close to 900 students.

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Saginaw Spirit General Manager Dave Drinkill has been one of the busiest GM's in the Ontario Hockey League this past off-season, signing some highly touted draft picks while bringing in a well-respected coach on very short notice.

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The Saginaw Valley State University (2-0) football team shutout the Walsh University Cavaliers (0-2) 28-0 in a non-conference home opener at Harvey Randall Wickes Memorial Stadium on the SVSU campus this afternoon.

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On fourth and goal from the 3 yard line, Swan Valley senior running back Emmett Boehler battled his way inside the pylon and across the goal line with just 1 second left on the clock to give the Viking's a 17-14 lead, before senior Grant Neilson kicked the extra point, giving the Viking's an incredible 18-14 come from behind TVC Central victory over the Carrollton Cavaliers at Carrollton H.S. tonight.

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The Saginaw Spirit announced today that five players are leaving for various NHL training camps. Goal tender Evan Cormier, forward Cole Coskey, defenseman Keaton Middleton, defenseman Marcus Crawford, and forward Brady Gilmour will be away from the team until Sep. 18, when the last NHL training camp wraps up.

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The 2017 Great Lakes Loons (69-70) had a chance to become the first Loons team since 2011 to finish with a winning record, however, the Lake County Captains managed just a little bit more offense, scoring at least 1-run or more in each of the final six consecutive innings in a gut-wrenching 10-8 Great Lakes loss to the Captains at Dow Diamond this afternoon.

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