January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Optimism high as Glen Lake boys begin 2018

Glen Lake coach Rich Ruelas continues to preach positivity as his team enters the 2018 portion of its season. More...

Panthers, Norsemen to collide in rematch of district final

One thing will be certain when the visiting Suttons Bay boys take the court against Frankfort tonight: Thomas Hursey will be a marked man.  And for good reason.  Hursey dropped a career-high 34 points in his most recent meeting with the Pan More...

Eagles look to snap slide the old-fashioned way

Following a 1-5 start to the season, coach Jim Dybevik and his Lake Leelanau St. Mary boys have some New Year’s resolutions. More...

Unselfish minutes key to St. Mary’s hot start

In basketball, a deep bench can be a blessing or a curse. The distinction often comes down to cohesiveness, something coach Pete Finch and his St. Mary girls pride themselves on.  More...

Injuries, inexperience challenge Comets

It’s been trial by fire for the Leland girls through four games — and the Lady Comets have felt the burn. More...

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A KEY member of the 2015 Leland state champion volleyball team recently collected All- Michigan Junior College Athletic Association second-team all-conference honors. More...

Leland senior captures early lead in scoring race

By next week, Garett Miller and his Leland teammates should know where they stand in the landscape of Leelanau County basketball — they’ll have played every county team at least once.  That said, there’ll still be a lot to lear More...

Program’s future no distraction for Northport

For the seven seniors, this is it. The New Year will be their last as members of the Northport basketball program.  Will it also be the program’s last?  More...

North Bay roster down to seven girls

For most teams, winter break equals relaxation and revitalization.  It didn’t work that way for the North Bay girls this year.  First-year coach Jim Champion said the number of game-ready girls on his roster fell from nine to seven ov More...

Lakers breeze through December, gear up for conference challengers

If any Leelanau County team made an early season statement last month, it was the Glen Lake girls. The Lakers posted double-digit victories against all five of their December opponents — outscoring teams 344 to 163.  So far, so good.  More...

Freshman enjoying ice time with college hockey’s top-ranked team

Delaney Drake wasn’t sure what to expect in her first season at Wisconsin — but she didn’t expect this. Drake, a former Elmwood Township resident and Leland Public School student, has appeared in all 22 games for the No. More...

Extra Points: Cadillac bowlers put on clinic, top Glen Lake at Lucky Jack’s

The Glen Lake bowling team was shorthanded and by all accounts overmatched Saturday in a matchup with Great Northwest Bowling Conference newcomer Cadillac.  Glen Lake co-coach Rod Parent said six Lakers were in action for the matchup, which ende More...