March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Bonzelet, LaCross lead Lakers past Glads

Glen Lake uses 21-3 run to climb out of early hole, advance to finals

It was crunch time.  The St. Francis faithful was on its feet as the upset-minded Gladiators trimmed Glen Lake’s eight-point lead to just two in the fourth quarter. More...

Glen Lake boys hand McBain rare home loss

Big 3 leads Lakers into district clash with Manton

Here come the Lakers.  Barring a miracle in Mesick tonight, Reece Hazelton and his Glen Lake teammates will enter the District 91 tournament Wednesday with a full head of steam — and a share of the 2018 Northwest Conference championship.&n More...

Comets put Frankfort on upset alert, fall short

Garett Miller and his Leland teammates nearly shook up the Northwest Conference title chase last week.  Leland trailed by just four points midway through the fourth quarter at Frankfort on Friday until Griffin Kelly and the Matt Loney-less Panth More...

Northport boys suffer tough loss at Brethren

Nick Kemler poured in 12 points on Tuesday as the Brethren boys protected their home floor and sent Northport home with a 43-23 defeat.  More...

No stoppage for Peterson milestone

Glen Lake senior Cade Peterson joined the 1,000-point club last Wednesday late in the fourth quarter of a 53-47 home win over Frankfort.  Peterson said he sandwiched the memorable bucket, a floater, between a pair of fourth-quarter dunks.  More...

Lakers come up short at regionals

The Glen Lake bowling team drew compliments from opposing coaches in the regional tournament on Friday.  “They said in a year or two, you guys will have a good team,” Glen Lake co-coach Rod Parent said.  The Lakers finished 10th More...

Ogemaw signs with Lake State

Another county volleyball player is heading to the GLIAC.  Northport senior Joan Ogemaw signed her national letter of intent with Lake Superior State University on Monday. More...

Eagles cap regular season with convincing road win

Breanna Weber and the Lake Leelanau St. Mary girls tuned up for the district tournament and put the finishing touches on a 14-2 season last Thursday in a 48-17 win at Ellsworth.  Eleven different St. Mary players found the scoresheet.  More...

Bushen: Saddle up for wild ride this month

Let’s be honest: Leelanau County isn’t exactly Michigan’s mecca of high school hoops here in 2018. More...

Norsemen look to defend district crown

How do Ron Anderson and his Suttons Bay players plan to recapture the magic from March 2017?  More...

Eagles knock off Sabres for first Cherryland Conference win

St. Mary tops TC Christian, falls at home in 2018 finale

Austin Tarsa is going out swinging.  At least that’s how the St. More...

Glen Lake senior wins scoring race

Peplinski goes off in final regular season game

Call it an ongoing investigation.  Glen Lake coaches and former Glen Lake players could neither confirm nor deny whether Savannah Peplinski’s 39-point performance in a 72-57 win at Frankfort last Thursday was a school record — but if More...

Pershinske places 12th in state finals

From the time he came out of the gate, Andrew Pershinske was pushing for speed. The push paid off, too, as Pershinske improved seven spots from his finish at the MHSAA Division 2 meet as a freshman. More...

Extra Points: Free-throw shooters advance

Matthew Bardenhagen and Audrey Smith will compete on March 18 in the state’s annual Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship in Mount Pleasant, a competition for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14.  Bardenhagen ma More...