August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Local cyclist making plans to repeat as state champ

Chris Fisher knows odds are against him, but the 43-year-old Leelanau County cyclist is making plans to repeat as the Michigan State Road Racing champion on Sunday.  Fisher, who now lives in Cleveland Township, will certainly have the home field More...

Fleis scramble helps area kids get an education

Ted Fleis figures some day his golf game will be a winner.  But for now, he’ll just have to know the Fleis family’s Education Fund Golf Outing on Saturday, Aug. 18 will suffi ce.  More...

Empire man gets rare ace

Empire’s Bernie Meehan shot a holein one at the Dunes Golf Club on M-72 in Empire.  It was the first one since the 2010 season.  Meehan aced the No. 17, with a No. 7 iron. It was 132 yards. More...

Winners set slow pace in Port Oneida 5K

Will Huddleston and Erika Overbeck had a good time winning the Port Oneida 5K Road Race on Saturday.  It just wasn’t as fast as the track and cross country runners are used to.  Huddleston, 18, of Beulah was first overall in 19 minute More...

Women’s league still a big hit at Sugar Loaf after 4 decades

Mary Anne was the first leading lady and Patt Bronson was a hired hand when the Tuesday Sugar Loaf Women’s Golf League started more than four decades ago.  The two got together recently at Sugar Loaf The Old Course to reminisce about the W More...

STAR POWER

COLT ALL-STARS are shown after their game on July 30. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Leelanau County

Barbara Braly and Marilyn Rank.  The Dunes Women’s League is opening up its final weeks to newcomers. The group plays nine holes on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. More...

Empire Lions hold yard sale on Sunday

The Empire Lions will host their 46th annual auction and yard sale Sunday at Johnson Park in Empire.  The yard sale starts at 10 a.m. More...