January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Suttons Bay gets defensive, wins big at St. Mary

Shananaquet, Norse tune up for tonight’s showdown at Glen Lake

Suttons Bay point guard Evan Busby put on a show in the first half of Tuesday’s game at St. Mary.  Busby’s behind-the-back passes and no-look deliveries made for a handful of highlight-reel assists in transition.  More...

Big, bold, ridiculous predictions

Last week, we took a trip down memory lane and looked at the top 10 Leelanau County sports stories of ‘16.  That was the easy part.  This week, we’ll take a peek into the proverbial crystal ball and try to predict some of the to More...

Skiers hit the slopes

Lady Lakers look to lock up sixth league title in seven years

Depth on the slopes and in the lineup has the Glen Lake girls ski team primed for another promising season in 2017.  Fourth-year coach Jon Kasben said last week that snow depth on Crystal Mountain is plentiful — just like the talent in the More...

5 burning questions as county boys enter 2017

Glen Lake’s early season surge has been the big story early in the 2016-17 season, but there’s no shortage of storylines surrounding the other four boys teams in Leelanau County. More...

Glen Lake outlasts TC Central, Benzie Central at Lucky Jack’s

The Glen Lake bowling program started the new year on a high note at Lucky Jack’s on Saturday as all three teams came away with a victory. The varsity boys team did so in a nail-biter, squeaking past Traverse City Central, 16-14. More...

Okerlund’s 26 leads Glen Lake past Elk Rapids

Xander Okerlund started the new year off with a bang on Tuesday.  Okerlund poured in a career-high 26 points to go with five rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Glen Lake boys opened the 2017 portion of their season with a 61-50 win a More...

Drake, Americans go for gold in Czech Republic

Women’s National Under-18 team takes on Russia this weekend

All eyes will be on the Americans Saturday as two-time defending Team USA skates into the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 Women’s World Championship at PSG Arena in Zlin, Czech Republic.  Team USA’s lone Michigand More...

5 burning questions as county girls enter 2017

Casey Wilcox and the Northport girls captured the Leelanau County spotlight in a big way last month. The Lady Wildcats matched their 2015-16 win total in just seven games, following up a season-opening overtime loss with six consecutive wins. More...

Extra points: Athletic directors reschedule six basketball games

Mother Nature made life difficult for county athletic directors during a five-day stretch in December as six basketball games were called off due to hazardous driving conditions. All varsity contests have since been rescheduled.  More...