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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Great Lakes catcher Keibert Ruiz timed his first ever Midwest League home run perfectly. The 18 year old from Valencia, Venezuela belted a Grand Slam Home Run in the top of the ninth to break a 0-0 tie, leading the Loons (40-36 overall, 4-3 second half) to a 4-0 win over the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) in front of 3,057 fans attending a matinee day game at Classic Park in East Lake, OH this afternoon.

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The Great Lakes Loons (39-35 overall, 3-2 second half) had less than 7-total hits for the fifth consecutive game in a 5-2 loss to the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) at Classic Park in East Lake, OH tonight.

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The Great Lakes Loons (39-34 overall, 3-1 second half) broke a 1-1 tie on a walk-off sac fly RBI off the bat of left fielder Darien Tubbs to score catcher Stevie Berman in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 2-1 win over the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) at Dow Diamond this afternoon.

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After starting the second half of the Midwest League season 2-0, the Great Lakes Loons (38-34 overall, 2-1 second half) dropped a 4-2 decision to the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) at Dow Diamond tonight.

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Saginaw Spirit assistant captain Brady Gilmour fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the seventh round (193 overall) of the 2017 NHL draft at the United Center in downtown Chicago, IL this afternoon.

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Cody Thomas (13) blasted his third home run in the past two games, this one a walk off in the bottom of the eleventh inning to give the Great Lakes Loons (38-33 overall, 2-0 in the second half) a 4-3 win over the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) at Dow Diamond tonight.

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The Great Lakes Loons (37-33 overall, 1-0 in the second half) finished the final 2 2/3 innings of last night's rain-suspended game with a 4-3 victory over the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) prior to the previously scheduled game against the Cubs at Dow Diamond tonight.

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The Great Lakes Loons and South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) were tied 1-1 with 1-out in the bottom of the seventh inning when a massive amount of rain was dumped on Dow Diamond, sending the 6,044 fans scrambling for cover.

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At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Saginaw Spirit GM Dave Drinkill announced the team had signed 2016 sixth round draft pick Caleb Everett to an Ontario Hockey League standard player agreement.

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Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Monte Harrison had joked just last week with some friends and teammates about hitting 2 or 3 home runs at the Midwest League All Star Game.

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Great Lakes Loons outfielder Carlos Rincon hit a combined 38-homers over the course of three rounds, beating out three other participants (who all have Major League DNA) in the last 2-rounds to take home the 2017 Midwest League Home Run Derby Crown at Dow Diamond Tuesday night.

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Although the South actually had taken a 6-5 lead midway through the seventh inning, today's 2017 High School All Star Game was officially ruled a 5-5 tie due to impending weather, which caused the North team to lose its final at-bat in the bottom of the seventh inning at Dow Diamond this afternoon.

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The Great Lakes Loons (36-33) returned what it had received the previous night, using a big 7-run seventh inning to cruise to a 9-1 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) at Bowling Green Ballpark tonight.

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A disastrous 8-run fifth inning gave way to a 12-5 Great Lakes Loons (35-33) loss to the Bowling Green (KY.) Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) in front of 4,438 fans at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green, Kentucky tonight.

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The Great Lakes Loons (35-32) managed a split in its 4-game series with an 8-3 win over the (40-27) Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds) at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, OH tonight.

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