February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Lakers bust out brooms, complete sweeps of county rivals

Teams fight cancer

Kelly Bunek refused to let a little cold keep her from a hot start against a Leelanau County rival.  Bunek scored all 16 of her points in the first half on Tuesday as Glen Lake followed up Friday’s 58-31 win at Leland with a 68-24 victory More...

Northport hangs on, holds off St. Mary rally on home court

The much-improved St. Mary boys nearly caught Northport napping. Austin John scored 17 points, Austin Huck added seven and Northport narrowly dodged a Cherryland Conference upset at home on Tuesday with a 36-32 victory over their county rivals. More...

Glen Lake pushes win streak to six

Glen Lake’s goal of winning the Northwest Conference was in jeopardy late in Monday’s game at Benzie.  The Lakers were not only trailing 31-27 through three quarters but their top scorer, Xander Okerlund, was laboring through his wor More...

Lakers win fourth straight race, brace for regionals at Nub’s Nob

Following a fourth straight first-place finish at Crystal Mountain last Wednesday, the Glen Lake girls ski team has all but secured another Lake Michigan Ski Conference title. More...

Glen Lake softball player to sign with Lansing Community College

Kelly Bunek didn’t know which career path was best for her, but she knew she wanted to play softball.  Today, after much deliberation, Bunek will make sure she has a chance to do just that at the next level.  More...

Bardenhagen’s big night leads Leland to second straight win

Simply put, Julie Bardenhagen had a career night in Leland on Tuesday.  Bardenhagen supplied a career-high 12 points, a career-high 10 steals and a career-high eight assists as the Lady Comets took another step in the right direction with a 49-2 More...

Eagles, Wildcats to decide conference champ tonight

Tip-off: 6 p.m.

The Cherryland Conference championship will be on the line tonight as the St. Mary girls head to Northport looking to avenge a 38-24 loss on Dec. 15. More...

Buckley, Benzie outlast Norsemen

Denver Cade and the Buckley boys dropped 100 in their first meeting with Suttons Bay on Dec. 13, running away with a 41-point victory.  It wasn’t so easy the second time around.  More...

Miller goes off again in loss

Leelanau County’s top three scoring performances this season have come from one player – and they’ve come in back-to-back-to-back games.  Leland guard Garett Miller followed up 33-point and 29-point performances with another sc More...

Bowling teams bounce back, brace for regular season finales

Shelby Charlton rolled games of 191 and 146, Nichole Cox added a 163 and the Glen Lake girls bowling team added another notch in the win column at Lucky Jack’s on Saturday by beating Kingsley 24-6.  More...

Extra points: Hockey tournament slated for Saturday, weather pending

Organizers of an annual pond hockey tournament Saturday in Suttons Bay said they’re watching the weather forecast carefully with hopes that things turn out better than last year.  The event was canceled last year when a warm spell melted t More...