December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Peterson, Okerlund lift Lakers past Glads

The team Traverse City St. Francis shut down in the 2016 district final is not the team St. More...

After winless season, St. Mary starts 1-0

Clint Couturier refused to let last year’s 0-19 campaign take a toll on his players. “They were kind of carrying last year around with them,” Couturier said of the St. Mary boys. More...

Outside hitters lead all-county Dream Team

How many high school volleyball players can say they’ve had a chance to learn from the best player in the country at their position? Not many, but Leland’s Ella Siddall is one of them. More...

Ogemaw, Wildcats rally past Comets

The Lady Wildcats of Northport are quickly earning a reputation as the cardiac cats of Leelanau County. More...

Jeffrey shoots Suttons Bay past GTA

The old adage about “the best offense being a good defense rang true for the Suttons Bay girls on Friday.  Defense led to turnovers, turnovers led to easy buckets and easy buckets led to a 59-35 Lady Norse victory at Grand Traverse Academy More...

Hursey, Norsemen ready to score

Thomas Hursey and the Suttons Bay boys have big shoes to fill this season.  The Norsemen will have a tough time replacing senior swingman Trevor Petroskey, last year’s Dream Team MVP, but four returning starters and plenty of height in the More...

Ginsberg eager to see what Wildcats can do in Northport

Last year’s Leelanau County scoring leader has moved on.  The Northport program will have to do the same.  The Wildcats, who finished 15-7 (4-2 Cherryland) a year ago, will have to replace the 18.4 points per game supplied by Marcus S More...

Charlton, Lady Lakers ready to roll

The Glen Lake girls bowling team is loaded with returning talent and ready to roll into the 2016-17 season. More...

New-look Cats stymie Comets

Dave Ginsberg promised a good defensive team when he took over as coach of the Northport boys in August — and his Wildcats delivered during their 2016-17 debut this week.  The Wildcats kept visiting Leland off the score sheet for the entir More...

Suttons Bay boys breeze past Sabres

Thomas Hursey poured in 17 points, a new teammate added 16 and the Suttons Bay boys tipped off the 2016-17 campaign Monday with a 74-33 home win over Traverse City Christian. More...

Lady Lakers bounce back, run past Elk Rapids at home

Savannah Peplinski scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds on Monday as the Glen Lake girls rebounded from a season-opening loss at Traverse City St. Francis with a 47-28 victory over visiting Elk Rapids.  More...

Lady Eagles beat Buckley in debut

Pete Finch wanted balanced scoring, and that’s exactly what he got. Eight of nine St. Mary girls scored on Monday as the Lady Eagles opened the 2016-17 campaign with a hardearned 43-25 win at Buckley. More...

Lakers loaded with depth, talent

Second-year Glen Lake coach Rich Ruelas has an embarrassment of riches on his roster this winter.  More...

Miller lone returning starter for Leland

There’s nothing easy about replacing eight seniors from a single basketball team, but Leland coach Jon Kiessel has been tasked with doing exactly that.  The Comets, who finished 9-12 (3-11 Northwest) a year ago, not only have to replace ei More...

Eagles excited to wipe slate clean

To coach Clint Couturier, St. Mary basketball players have done all the right things since their 0-19 season ended in March.  “I tell you what — the boys put some time in this summer,” Couturier said. More...

Fall teams pile up postseason awards

The Glen Lake football program continued to rake in postseason awards last week following its appearance in the state championship on Nov. 25. More...