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High School Sports Writer

Tom grew up on Detroit's east side and has lived there for about 26 years, with stops in Ann Arbor and Southern California along the way.

His main beat is high schools; it's the area he started in and continues to have a passion for. He has also covered other areas such as colleges (beat writer for Detroit Mercy and Oakland University men's basketball teams) and professional sports. He's also done radio and television work, including a show called Prep Ticket that runs on Comcast Local, and STATE CHAMPS!, a show that airs on MYTV20 and is re-broadcast on Comcast Local.

More on Tom:

  • Favorite Michigan golf course: Private - Crystal Downs; public - The Orchards; resort - Hills course at Boyne Highlands.
  • Last book read: The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan.
  • Favorite Italian restaurant (locally): Roma Café.
  • Favorite city: U.S. - San Francisco; outside the U.S. - Venice.
  • Biggest complaint: Misuse of the environment.

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