March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Lady Lakers outlast St. Ignace, head to East Lansing

Glen Lake makes first state semifinal appearance since 1979

Galvanized by an airball-chanting student section and a big first-quarter run, Linnie Gustafson and her St. Ignace teammates captured a 16-9 lead and were well on their way to a Class C quarterfinal victory. The Lady Saints had momentum. More...

Suttons Bay stuns Bellaire in regional semis

Hursey shoots Norse into first regional final since ‘10

Suttons Bay boys coach Ron Anderson had said his Norsemen were “knocking on the door” all season.  They kicked it down this week.  More...

Glen Lake boys win district, fall short in regional semis

Rangers outlast Lakers 46-38 in Houghton Lake

The message from Glen Lake coach Rich Ruelas to his players following Monday’s 46-38 regional semifinal loss to Manton was simple: “Failure and disappointment make you better.”  Ruelas drove his point home by explaining that Ma More...

St. Mary season ends with loss to Suttons Bay in district semifinals

To coach Clint Couturier, St. Mary’s 5-15 record doesn’t exactly reflect how much the team improved this season.  More...

Extra Points: St. Mary student wins free-throw competition

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Glen Lake wins first regional title since ‘01

With his team trailing 15-4 early, Glen Lake coach Jason Bradford refused to press the panic button.  “I knew they’d fight back,” Bradford said. More...

Hursey’s huge game, Busby’s free throws lift Norse past Panthers

Two late free throws from senior point guard Evan Busby were the difference in the District 118 final in Lake Leelanau on Friday as the Suttons Bay boys knocked off Frankfort 59-57.  Frankfort had a chance to knot the score as time expired on th More...

Wildcats look to 2017-18 after tough semifinal loss to Frankfort

The Northport boys won 15 games and an outright Cherryland Conference championship this winter, but a district tournament win was not meant to be.  Frankfort handed the Wildcats a season-ending 75-38 loss in the district semifinals in Lake Leela More...

County’s all-time scoring list incomplete

A recent effort to compile top-10 lists of Leelanau County’s all-time scoring leaders is near completion.  Career scoring totals for two players are still missing, however: Glen Lake’s Dana Westover and Northport’s Kaye Leighto More...