November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Football players fill up Fall Sports Dream Team

Lakers, Norse nab seven spots after seven-win seasons

What a fall it was. A cross country team won a regional, a co-op tennis team flashed some serious potential, and — for the first time in 16 years — two Leelanau County football teams posted playoff wins in the same season. More...

North Bay to lean on defense early

Tipoff: Wednesday @ Bear Lake

Jim Champion still isn’t sure what to expect from his North Bay girls — but he likes what he’s seen thus far. “The defense dominates in practice,” Champion said. More...

Knudsen, Comets look to the future

Tipoff: Dec. 1 vs Bulldogs

The post-Libby Munoz era didn’t exactly go as planned for Leland coach Ryan Knudsen last season as the Lady Comets lost eight of their first nine games en route to a 5-16 season.  That said, the future looks bright. More...

Village effort at safer crosswalks goes missing

Officials of the Village of Suttons Bay conducted an “experiment” earlier this month to see how people would react to a new street sign urging motorists to yield to pedestrians crossing M-22 (St. More...

Extra room helps at Thanksgiving

The large garage and freezer room came in handy Monday at the new Leelanau Christian Neighbors site in Lake Leelanau.  The truck bearing about 120 turkeys could be parked near the garage at the spacious new location and the large freezers came i More...

Senior-led Eagles eager to compete

Tipoff: Tuesday @ Alba

Preseason prognostication means little to Lake Leelanau St. Mary senior Nicole Wittman and her teammates. That said, a little swagger can go a long way and — with six seniors on the roster — the Eagles seem to have it. More...

Bradford, Lakers set sights on Breslin

Tipoff: Dec. 1 @ Elk Rapids

It’s been an intense offseason in the Glen Lake gymnasium.  “Practices have been more competitive than they were last year,” Glen Lake girls basketball coach Jason Bradford said. More...

Ravaged by cancer, Bingham man would not miss deer opener

Therapy for Steve Brett, who laid on his death bed two years ago while beating back cancer and chemotherapy that had ravaged his body, comes in the form of pulling himself from a truck and wheeling a few yards to a deer blind.  More...

S-B Village hikes slip fees by 4.8 percent

Seasonal slip fees at the Suttons Bay Marina will increase an average of 4.8-percent next year following a decision Monday by the Village Council.  More...

Bingham looks at regulating landscape plantings; no invasives

Bingham Township will consider adopting Zoning Ordinance language designed to limit the spread of invasive plants in the township as part of a broader effort to improve bird habitat throughout Leelanau County.  More...

Communities plan events for weekend

Turkey dinner will be in the rear-view mirror come Friday morning.  And Leelanau’s lakeshore communities from Empire to Northport will roll out the red carpet, kicking off the holiday season on the peninsula.  Following is a list of h More...