April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Dream Team: Three Lakers, two surprises

Peplinski nabs MVP honors in third and final appearance on all-county club

Jason Bradford’s halftime bit was meant to be sarcastic. More...

Eagles spring into ‘18 with hopes high

Bear Lake, Frankfort join district ranks

Lake Leelanau St. Mary’s path to a second straight district softball championship became a whole lot more difficult over the offseason. Teresa Szur is well aware. More...

McDonough to follow in sister’s footsteps

The thought of a “signing day” spectacle doesn’t appeal much to Glen Lake senior Peyton McDonough.  McDonough, who recently helped guide the Glen Lake basketball team to a state-championship appearance with a bad wrist, is just More...

Where’s Walter?: Rome debuts tonight

The Rome Braves, the Class A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, are slated to open their 2018 campaign tonight against visiting Hagerstown.  More...

So much for opening day...

Baseball coaches don’t mind extra prep time

Lakers look to secure seventh straight district championship Kris Herman has mixed emotions. On one hand, the Glen Lake skipper is eager for the proverbial peanuts and crackerjacks, base knocks and smell of fresh-cut grass. More...

Leelanau County soccer clubs loaded with returning talent

It’s safe to say North Bay girls soccer coach Tom Spencer has high expectations for his team this spring.  “Never had a girls soccer team as good as the one I’ve got,” said Spencer, who will have 26 girls in his program t More...

In San Antonio, Lee brothers witness DiVencen-show

Villanova’s Donte DiVencenzo cemented his place in NCAA Tournament history Monday with a 31-point performance — off the bench — in a 79-62 win over Michigan in the national championship game.  A pair of Michigan fans from Maple More...

MHSAA announces classification changes

The Michigan High School Athletic Association last week announced a number of classification updates — including Mesick’s move from Class D to Class C — but Leelanau County’s five MHSAA-member schools will be staying put in th More...