October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Grant, Hendersons shine at Veronica Valley

St. Mary girls, Glen Lake boys capture top spots

Cross country took center stage in Lake Leelanau on Saturday as eight area teams — including five from the peninsula — competed in the St. Mary Invitational at Veronica Valley Park. More...

Papineau, Trojans run past Norsemen

Grant Papineau put Central Lake on his back Saturday as the Trojans trounced visiting Suttons Bay 44-14. Papineau rushed for 220 yards and four touchdowns on 21 carries as the Norsemen suffered their second lopsided loss in as many weeks. More...

Volleyball roundup: Ogemaw, Wildcats win again

Northport evened its Cherryland Conference record with a 3-1 win at Traverse City Christian on Tuesday (25-14, 25-19, 14-25, 25-14). More...

Soccer roundup: Comets close in on fifth straight title

Morgan scores twice as Comets overcome slow start, beat Lakers

So much for perfection.  Leland suffered its first loss of the fall campaign at Buckley, 3-0, after press time last Wednesday — although the Comets have since made amends.  The team bounced back with a pair of victories at Hancock Fie More...

Extra Points: Merica Field gets face-lift

A grant from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) and a donation from Lake Leelanau Excavating have led to a major overhaul of the Lake Leelanau St. More...

Big crowd to line up for Sleeping Bear Marathon

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will be hopping Saturday morning as runners compete in the 2017 Sleeping Bear Marathon. According to the Endurance Evolution website, the marathon, half marathon and 5K have all been filled to capacity.  More...

Apsey, Lakers shine in homecoming comeback

Glen Lake rattles off 29 unanswered points to rally past Panthers

Rolli Charpentier rolls left, reads the quarterback’s eyes, picks off the pass and takes a Frankfort running back for a 12-yard ride into the end zone.  And the place goes nuts.  Charpentier’s pick-six put the Lakers up two scor More...

Tennis: Leelanau team takes down Boyne City, Elk Rapids

The Leelanau tennis team is heating up at the right time.  The county co-op posted a pair of wins last week, beating Boyne City 5-3 on the road last Thursday and Elk Rapids 7-1 at home on Tuesday.  More...

MERICA MAKEOVER

The St. Mary softball diamond recently became a level playing field thanks to a grant from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and a donation from Lake Leelanau Excavating.   More...