July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Sports

Groff comes from behind to win Fishtown 5K again

The shoes were on the other feet for Andrew Groff in the Fishtown Preservation Society’s 5K Saturday and the 19-year-old Denison University track and cross country runner didn’t mind one bit.  More...

Laffrey starts in wrong line but wins 5K

Anna Laffrey has seen better starts to a road race, but the 16-year-old East Grand Rapids girl who summers in Leland couldn’t complain about her finish Saturday in the Fishtown 5K.  Laffrey started from the line for the bathroom when the g More...

Opening day at the Creek

The Northport Creek Golf Course opened Saturday with 98 rounds of golf played.  Another 105 rounds were played on Sunday.  More...

Skinner wins top flight in Dunes League

Merle Skinner won Flight A in the Dunes Women’s Golf League last week with a low gross score of 45. More...

Youth League

Final Standings & Playoff Schedule   More...

Playoffs underway, finals on Saturday

The regular season is in the past and the playoffs in the Leelanau County Youth League have begun.  Nine teams were eliminated in single elimination play this week, setting the stage for five league championships to be decided Saturday at the Su More...

Ripleys first couple to win Bear Run

Zach and Andi Ripley of Grand Rapids celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on the run in Glen Arbor on Tuesday.  Zach won the eighth annual Running Bear Run in record-breaking fashion. He ran the 5K in 15 minutes, 31 seconds. More...

Chapman gets three youth sailing 1sts

The first two weeks of Wednesday Night races at the Northport Youth Sailing School have been very competitive.  According to sailing school officials, Abby Chapman, MacKenzie Goodling and Daniel (Benji) Benjamini have dominated the Laser 4.7 cl More...