January 12, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Comets overcome slow start, claw past Cats

Shutting out a county rival for the first eight minutes of a basketball game is no easy task. Doing it twice in one season is nearly unheard of. More...

ADs cancel 11 games in six-day span

County athletic directors have stayed busy in the past eight days as 12 winter sporting events have been canceled or rescheduled since last Wednesday.  The freezing rain that splattered the region on Tuesday led to the cancellation of four baske More...

Late rally lifts Comets over Lady Bulldogs

The Leland girls showed a flair for the dramatic while picking up their first victory of the 2015-16 campaign.  The Lady Comets coupled stingy defensive efforts with clutch free-throw shooting to stage a furious comeback at Mesick on Friday, era More...

Miller, Comets outlast Mesick

Garett Miller poured in 17 points, Chris Ursu added 12 and the Leland boys got off the schneid in Northwest Conference play last Thursday with a 48-34 win at Mesick.  “Mesick gave us a little more than we expected,” Leland coach Jon More...

Dhami, Wildcats tame Huskies

Northport junior Navneet Dhami notched a double-double with a career-high 11 points and 10 rebounds on Saturday as the Wildcats cruised past Atlanta with a 35-18 road win. More...

Lady Eagles stymie Bulldogs at home

St. Mary coach Pete Finch continues to preach defense and fundamentals.  His Lady Eagles continue to make him proud.  St. More...

Lakers debut at Boyne

The Glen Lake ski teams slid into their 2016-17 seasons while competing in the Harbor Petoskey Ski Invitational at Boyne Highlands on Monday.  More...

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FORMER RIVALS in the Northwest Conference collided in the collegiate ranks last Wednesday as Frankfort’s Hannah Nostrandt, Suttons Bay’s Waskwane Stonefish and Leland’s Eva Grobbel squared off in a college basketball game at Delta C More...

Wilcox out as coach in Northport

North Bay program approved

Casey Wilcox shared plans of her resignation with her Northport basketball players on Dec. 2.  To Wilcox, that was the worst part.  “That was a rough day,” she said.  More...

Suttons Bay fills football schedule

Suttons Bay will make its 8-man debut this fall with a highly anticipated home game against the Lakers.  The Lakers of Bear Lake, that is.  Norsemen players can set their sights on Bear Lake and five other unfamiliar foes from as far away a More...

Lakers cruise past Norse, Comets

It’s no secret: If the Glen Lake girls are going to duplicate their 20-win season and win a district championship, they’ll need their demoralizing full-court press to fire on all cylinders. Savannah Peplinski is OK with that. More...

Okerlund, Lakers stave off Suttons Bay at home

Keith’s double-double not enough as Norse drop to 0-3 in conference

Suttons Bay coach Ron Anderson said his boys probably put together their best game of the young season at Glen Lake last Thursday.  It wasn’t enough.  Xander Okerlund scored 21 points, Cade Peterson added 14 and the Lakers stayed perf More...

Freshman emerges as Wildcats push win streak to seven games

The Northport girls didn’t travel 182 miles just to lose.  Lindsey Somero made sure of it.  Somero, a freshman forward, scored a career-high and game-high 12 points to go with five steals on Saturday as the Northport girls extended th More...

Still Perfect

Glen Lake varsity teams improve to a combined 8-0 at Lucky Jack’s

Eight games up, eight games down.  Only one Great Northwest Bowling Conference Division III/IV program can boast two 4-0 records at the varsity level, and that program is Glen Lake. More...

Extra Points: Drake tallies goal, assist in Zlin

Delaney Drake represented the county with pride last week while skating in the Under-18 Women’s World Championship in Zlin, Czech Republic. More...