November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Familiar faces light up 2017 Dream Team

With an infectious smile and a thunderous swing, Rowan Wilson galvanized the Leland volleyball team this season. “Clearly our emotional leader on and off the floor,” coach Laurie Glass said. More...

Okerlund, Lakers enter season with high hopes

How talented is the Glen Lake boys basketball team? Just ask players from East Grand Rapids, Hartland, Muskegon and West Bloomfield Hills — all of whom suffered summer tournament losses to the Lakers. More...

Miller’s Comets could be surprise team of 2017-18

Garett Miller has already left a mark on his coach. Leland coach Jon Kiessel said he was “posterized” on Nov. 21 by the Leelanau County scoring champ, Miller, in a staff-vs-students game. More...

New coach equals fresh start for St. Mary

A new era is underway at St. Mary under new coach Jim Dybevik.  “I know all the kids now,” Dybevik said, “and I’ve met many of the family members. Everyone has been real supportive. More...

Two Leland players land all-state first-team honors

Five Leland volleyball players were recently named to Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association (MIVCA) all-state teams.  More...

St. Mary girls start basketball season off with a bang

Lady Eagles lean on seniors, win big at Alba

The 70-point plateau proved elusive to girls basketball teams on the Leelanau Peninsula last season. No team, not even state semifinalist Glen Lake, scored 70 in a game.  It didn’t take long this year.  More...

Hursey, Norsemen look to defend district crown

How has Thomas Hursey looked in practice so far? “Horrible,” Suttons Bay coach Ron Anderson said with a laugh. Northwest Conference coaches know better by now. More...

All five starters back for reigning Cherryland champion Northport

Cherryland Conference foes and others would be unwise to sleep on the Northport boys this season.  The Wildcats bring back eight of nine players, including all five starters, from a team that finished 15-4 and won a league title last winter. More...

Suttons Bay coach named ‘Thirty Under 30’ winner

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) included a Leelanau County coach on its annual list of Thirty Under 30 High School award winners. More...