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Kirtland Scores First Win for Vick

The Kirtland mens basketball team scored its first win since Mark Vick took over as the Firebirds’ head coach, succeeding Ty McGregor, beating visiting Schoolcraft College, 91-86, on Saturday, Jan. 25. “While it has been a challenge for both me and the players with the mid-season transition, it has taken some time for me to get to know the players … [Read more...]

Lady Firebirds Shoot Down Schoolcraft, 92-52

A short-handed Kirtland Community College womens basketball team got double-digit games from two of its hoopsters, helping the Lady Firebirds top visiting Schoolcraft College, 92-52, on Saturday, Jan. 25. Jo Hamlin (Grayling) powered Kirtland with a double-double of 27 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocked shots, and Olivia Smith (Pickford) chipped … [Read more...]

Kirtland Firebirds hold “Hunger Games” to support local food pantry

The Kirtland Community College Firebirds are holding a Hunger Games food drive at Mio's McGregor Athletic Complex (MAC) on Saturday, Jan. 25 to support the Together We Can food pantry in Oscoda County, Mich.  Everyone attending Saturday’s basketball games will get into the games for a reduced rate by giving a canned food, non-perishable food or cash donation … [Read more...]

Kirtland to Pursue Regional Health Sciences Center Expansion

Kirtland Community College will assess the feasibility to construct a regional health sciences education center located on the I-75 corridor between Roscommon and Grayling following the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ approval of an agreement to transfer more than 120 acres of state land to the college. Dr. Thomas Quinn, president of Kirtland, … [Read more...]

Kirtland officials to learn DNR decision on State land transfer

Kirtland Community College officials will attend the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Natural Resources Commission meeting on Jan. 9 to learn the outcome of a proposal to transfer approximately 120+ acres of state-owned land to the college.  Kirtland president, Dr. Thomas Quinn, says the land will be used for the development of a new health … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hires Vick to Lead Firebirds Basketball

Kirtland Community College has named Mark Vick to coach both the men’s and women’s basketball teams for the remainder of the Firebirds’ 2013-14 season.  Vick is originally from Saint Helen, attended Houghton Lake High School and currently lives in West Branch, Mich. “I have long been interested in coaching at Kirtland,” says Vick.  “Being from the … [Read more...]