December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Peterson puts stop to peninsula’s dunk drought

Oversized point guard throws it down four times in first three games

Leelanau County’s prototypical basketball players are best known for their blue-collar approach to defense, savvy 3-point shooting ability and high basketball IQ — not rim-rattling dunks. More...

Eagles bounce back, beat Leland at home

Emily Holmes and her St. Mary teammates entered Tuesday’s home game against Leland expecting to see a scrappy brand of zone defense — and that’s exactly what they saw.  More...

Eagles lose battle of St. Marys in Gaylord, now 1-2

The Lake Leelanau St. Mary boys basketball team was tagged with its second loss of the season on Monday, falling 51-37 at Gaylord St. Mary.  “Could have gone better,” said Lake Leelanau St. Mary coach Clint Couturier. More...

Big 10 pitchers weigh in on pitch count limit

Former Glen Lake pitcher Thomas Waning still remembers the mentality he took to the mound against Mancelona in the 2013 regional tournament.  “I want the ball, I want to win and I want to get the team to the next level,” Waning said. More...

Angers tallies first goal, assist of 2016-17 season for Bay Area Reps

An all-state linebacker and key leader of the Glen Lake football team is heating up on the ice in his senior season with the Bay Area Reps.  Duke Angers, who missed the entire 2015-16 season with a knee injury, has played four games for the Reps More...

Wilcox, Lady Wildcats push win streak to six

Manmeet Dhami said she wanted to win a Cherryland Conference title this season, and she’s well on her way. More...

Norsemen drop heartbreaker at Benzie Central

Evan Busby and the Suttons Bay boys were unable to complete a comeback at Benzie Central last Thursday, falling 57-56 after Busby’s buzzer-beater just missed as time expired. More...

Woods, Lady Norse notch first league victory at home

Anya Woods had 10 points, Morgan Jeffrey and Paty Nuno added nine points apiece and, the Suttons Bay girls picked up their first Northwest Conference win of the season at home against Buckley on Friday, 44-37. More...

Lakers post trio of wins at Lucky Jack’s

Glen Lake bowlers picked up three victories at Lucky Jack’s in Traverse City over the weekend.  More...