January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Cade, Harris shoot Buckley past Glen Lake

Denver Cade darted toward the basket, elevated between two defenders and left a contested layup just short of the mark. Cade calmly collected the rebound, contorted his body — and willed the ball off the glass and in. More...

Bushen: Atmosphere electric in Buckley

What a spectacle it was at Buckley Community Schools on Tuesday.  Multiple news outlets were on site. All conceivable parking spots were taken. The gym was at capacity. The fans were rowdy.  And Buckley came to play.  More...

Okerlund, Peterson guide Glen Lake past Portagers

Xander Okerlund and Cade Peterson provided a pair of double-doubles last Thursday as the Glen Lake boys posted a 63-47 home win over Onekama. More...

Sabers complete sweep of St. Mary

The Lake Leelanau St. Mary boys started 2018 off on the right foot with a 57-50 win over the Traverse City Bulldogs last Thursday — and promptly took a step back five days later.  Manistee Catholic Central, which handed St. More...

Bouwmeester, Bulldogs knock off Northport

Gabe Bouwmeester and the homeschoolers caught a county team napping on Tuesday.  Bouwmeester scored a game-high 12 points, Elijah Mleko added 11 and the Traverse City Bulldogs upset Northport on its own court, 33-31.  More...

Eagles double up Comets at home

The St. Mary girls started fast and never looked back against a Leelanau County rival on Friday.  Hanna Grant scored 16 points, Lexi Schaub supplied 11 and the Eagles cruised past visiting Leland 48-24.  More...

North Bay comes up short against Frankfort

The North Bay girls went toe-to-toe with district champion Frankfort on Friday — but ran out of gas.  Franfort led 31-29 at halftime, but the latest in an unfortunate streak of tough breaks ultimately spelled doom for North Bay.  More...

Pershinskes, Lakers start 2018 strong

Members of the Glen Lake girls ski team kicked off their season on a high note last Wednesday in the first Lake Michigan Ski Conference event of the year at Crystal Mountain.  Jessica Pershinske led with a pair of first-place finishes as the Gle More...

Tennis lessons in S-B this month

United States Professional Tennis Association instructor Kristen Wilson of Leelanau Love Tennis will share her expertise this month from the confines of the Suttons Bay middle school gym. More...

3s rain down as Hursey, Miller duel

‘Garretts’ good again

Leland boys basketball coach Jon Kiessel came into the matchup at Suttons Bay hoping Thomas Hursey’s relatively quiet start to the season could continue for at least one more game. That didn’t happen. More...

Comets escape defensive slugfest in Northport

Northport coach Dan Stowe couldn’t have asked for much more from senior guard Brett Dyer last Thursday.  Dyer limited Leland star Garett Miller to a season-low 12 points — his fewest in 17 games — and nearly neutralized the Lee More...

Rogers, Frankfort boys exact revenge against Suttons Bay

It was a tale of two halves for Thomas Hursey and the Suttons Bay boys at Frankfort last Thursday.  Norsemen coach Ron Anderson said his team was deadlocked with the Panthers at halftime of the district final rematch — but that the Panther More...

Eagles snap five-game slide

Zavier McKillip scored a career-high 21 points and Shawn Grant added 11 as St. Mary snapped a five-game losing streak last Thursday with a 57-50 home victory over the Traverse City Bulldogs. More...

Eagles stymie Sabers, move to 7-1

Lexi Schaub and the Lake Leelanau St. Mary girls could do no wrong in their matchup with Manistee Catholic Central on Tuesday.  “We played so well as a team, especially in the fourth quarter,” Schaub said. More...

LaCross propels Lakers past Portagers

Jennifer LaCross scored a season-high 21 points on Friday as the Glen Lake girls recorded their 36th straight Northwest Conference victory. The Lakers, who occupy the No. More...

Peplinski, Schaub guide Glen Lake past North Bay

Savannah Peplinski and the Glen Lake girls got their first-ever look at North Bay last Wednesday — but didn’t seem too distracted by their cross-county rivals.  Peplinski scored 17 points, Kaitlyn Schaub added 16 and the Lakers cruis More...

Bowlers top TC St. Francis for first win

Following a slow start to the 2017 campaign, Glen Lake bowlers are back in business.  The Lakers posted their first win of the season at Lucky Jack’s on Saturday, outscoring an undermanned Traverse City St. More...