March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Schaub leads Glen Lake back to Final Four

Lakers to play Ypsilanti Arbor Prep at Calvin this afternoon

Glen Lake players and coaches knew a breakout game was coming. They just didn’t know when. “She is a force to be reckoned with,” Savannah Peplinski said of teammate Kaitlyn Schaub. More...

No. 3 Hillman outlasts Suttons Bay

Tigers torch Suttons Bay from deep, score 29 in second quarter

In his final game, Thomas Hursey went out swinging.  Hursey, Leelanau’s second-leading scorer, poured in 32 points Monday — including 17 in the fourth quarter — as Suttons Bay fell to Hillman 71-62 in a regional-semifinal match More...

McDonough, Lakers get past Manton

Seniors fuel fast start for Lakers in district semifinals

The shortest man in the Glen Lake lineup made a big difference in the district opener last Wednesday. More...

Buckley boys, Kingsley girls still playing

Two of the eight girls basketball semifinalists in Class B and C hail from the Northwest Conference.  The Kingsley girls, who are responsible for both Glen Lake losses this season, advanced to the Class B semis Tuesday with a 49-39 win over Musk More...

Panthers pull away from ‘Cats in second half

Cherryland Conference champion Northport came to play against Northwest Conference co-champion Frankfort last Wednesday.  Northport coach Dan Stowe said his Wildcats rolled out a handful of different defensive sets against the Panthers — a More...

Northport officials hum on future of boys hoops

Will 2018 mark the end of Northport — and Suttons Bay — hoops as we know it?  The answer, per Northport Athletic Director Josh Vander Meulen, has yet to be determined.  More...

SPRING FORWARD

Spring sports are right around the corner — and no one needs to remind Tom Spencer and the North Bay soccer team. The co-op kicked off its season Monday with practice on a snow-covered pitch in Suttons Bay. Photo: Jessica Vitale   More...

Column: Madness may turn to magic

What a week. It certainly was for yours truly. Trips to Maple City last Wednesday, Mancelona last Thursday, Suttons Bay on Friday, Traverse City Central on Monday and Gaylord on Tuesday have my courtside toothpick stash depleted. More...

Lakers roll past Ramblers, into regional final

Lakers have limited six straight teams to fewer than 38 points

To say Glen Lake is peaking at the right time would be an understatement.  “They always say you should aim to play your best basketball in March,” Lakers coach Rich Ruelas said. More...

Bonzelet limits Charlevoix star to 5 points in regional final

Peplinski paces Glen Lake with 16 points; two others reach double figures

She has offers from Michigan, Michigan State and Central Michigan, among others. She’s a lead-pipe lock on the all-state team. She’s a member of the 1,000-point club. And she’s only a sophomore. More...

Lakers roll past Glads, defend district

Glen Lake coach Rich Ruelas won’t soon forget the third quarter of Friday’s district final against visiting Traverse City St. Francis.  More...

Suttons Bay stuns Frankfort in district title game — again

Garrett Shananaquet just wanted to spend his birthday with his girlfriend. So he skipped practice — and was consequently replaced by a sophomore in the starting lineup for what most assumed would be his final game. It wasn’t. More...

Extra Points: Drake skates into Frozen Four

The wait is over. Delaney Drake, a fourth-line freshman on the Wisconsin women’s hockey team, scored her first career goal on March 4 in a 3-1 loss to Minnesota in the WCHA Final Face- Off. Drake had waited 35 games to light the lamp. More...