April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

S-B golfers battle elements for NW victory

It was a round won by the Suttons Bay’s boys golf team.  But Monday’s season and Northwest Conference opener was hardly playable at the Elmbrook Golf Course in Traverse City.  Gusty winds and quickly dropping temperatures turned More...

Norsemen surprising Classic county champs

Shouldn’t Suttons Bay get three trophies?  The surprising Norsemen baseball team opened the 2012 campaign with four straight wins, the last two in the return of the Leelanau Classic tournament that was played under sunny skies after a two- More...

Korson has three firsts, one second at Frostbite meet

Caleb Korson had a big day for the Suttons Bay boys’ track team Friday.  The Norse finished second among 11 teams at the Onekama Frostbite Invitational, propelled by firsts in the 3200 relay and 3200 run — two races in which Korson w More...

Glen Lake girls third

Glen Lake girls were third in a field of 10 teams at the Onekama Frostbite Invitational last week.  Lindsey Friend won the 800 completing the course in 2:38.5. Teammate Kaitlin Grigg was fourth (2:40.8).  More...

Comets win three straight starting with inaugural home match

It didn’t take long for the Leland’s girls soccer team to record a victory in its inaugural season. More...

Leland home start — fan-tastic

The inaugural home soccer game in Leland’s school history produced the first win and shutout.  The Comets beat the Ramblers 5-0 in front of more than 150 fans.  More...

Bardenhagen’s 71 leads St. Mary to win

Paul Bardenhagen got into the swing of the new golf season in fine fashion.  The Leland senior shot a one-under par 71 to lead the St. More...

S- B starts year beating ranked Brethren

Suttons Bay’s Northwest Conference opener might have been delayed, but the Norsemen haven’t missed much else in this young baseball season.  The Norsemen, 4-0 after capturing the Leelanau Classic Saturday, started the season with tw More...

Young St. Mary team struggling early

The St. Mary baseball team has struggled out of the gate, but its young players have yet to develop, said coach Steve Plamondon.  The Eagles are 1-7, a record that also can be partially attributed to a busy start. More...

Lakers off to 4-2 baseball start

The Glen Lake baseball team is off to a 4-2 start.  The Lakers were scheduled to play Benzie Central yesterday before putting on the Glen Lake Invitational Saturday at Wuerfel Park.  The Lakers will play Onekama at 9 a.m. More...

Bingham woman puts physique in national limelight

Pam Smith of Bingham Township is going national with her physique.  But the self-employed 42-year-old mother of six says the message she hopes to send goes beyond the body building competition.  More...

Cold temps to dominate

If April showers bring May flowers, Leelanau County should be looking pretty good next month — that is, if blooms don’t freeze out.  Scattered thunderstorms were par for the course yesterday and were expected to continue through Frid More...

Glen Lake takes classic title

Glen Lake split two games with St. More...