June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Coach needed for new North Bay merger

Wheelock steps down

The future of the Cherryland Conference could be very much in question at the conclusion of a Suttons Bay Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday. More...

Bunek breaks two school records

Kelly Bunek’s decorated high school softball career came to a close in classic Kelly Bunek fashion on Saturday.  Bunek broke the Glen Lake singleseason doubles record in her final game, a 7-2 loss to St. More...

Glen Lake boys win sixth straight district

Glen Lake to play Onaway in Rogers City

A brief moment of confusion delayed a celebratory baseball team photo in Suttons Bay over the weekend.  Glen Lake players, who have grown accustomed to signifying how many straight district titles they’ve won in the annual photo, had run o More...

Elk Rapids, Muskegon CC collide tonight in regional final

The Elk Rapids girls continued their postseason campaign on Tuesday, outlasting Houghton Lake 2-1 at Big Rapids Crossroads Academy in the Regional 16 semifinals.  The Elks are slated to take on perennial powerhouse Muskegon Catholic Central toda More...

Hursey headed back to state finals

The golf gods did not smile down on Leelanau County golfers at Manistee National last Wednesday.  “As soon as you think you have everything figured out, it comes back to bite you,” said Leland golf coach Nate Sneed. More...

Hornets name Munoz top rookie

The top returning scorer for the Kalamazoo College women’s soccer team this fall will be a sophomore forward with zero career starts.  That’s no surprise to those familiar with the Leland soccer program.  More...

Bunt-happy Eagles rally past Glen Lake, win district

St. Mary to play regional host Rogers City at 10 a.m. Saturday

For the first time in 12 years, Lake Leelanau St. Mary softball players are district champions. More...

St. Mary senior nearly hits for cycle in eight-RBI outing

Star senior Emily Holmes of St. Mary put together a career performance at the plate in a district semifi- nal matchup with Bellaire on Saturday.  Holmes went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and a home run—with eight RBI—as St. More...

Schaub pitches St. Mary past Bellaire

Bellaire was on the brink of a seventh inning walk-off against St. More...

Elk Rapids blanks Glen Lake, defends district championship

Glen Lake goalie Stephanie Purifoy showed a whole lot of maturity— and toughness—following her team’s 3-0 district final loss to Elk Rapids in Suttons Bay on Friday.  Purifoy was asked about a pair of first-half collisions with More...

Throw Bros shine at state meet

Glen Lake throwers led all Leelanau County athletes in the 2017 MHSAA LP Division 4 Finals in Grand Rapids on Saturday, capturing three of the top 11 spots in discus.  Tony Duperon finished second (155 feet, 7 inches); Duke Angers was fourth (14 More...

Extra Points: Borkovich ready for MLB Draft

The 40-round MLB Draft may not generate as much interest as the NFL or NBA drafts—but even the most casual Leelanau County baseball fan has a reason to tune in this year. More...