April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Okerlund repeats as Dream Team MVP

Glen Lake trio leads all-county club after trip to East Lansing

One of Leelanau County’s most memorable boys basketball seasons in recent memory featured four 1,000-point milestones, a 45-point performance, a Northwest Conference co-championship, two district trophies, a regional title and the peninsula&rsq More...

Volleyball programs to join forces

The Suttons Bay School Board on Monday approved the newest North Bay co-op — a volleyball team with athletes from Suttons Bay and the previously existing co-op between Northport and Lake Leelanau St. Mary.  More...

Leelanau School assembles fivesome

Golfers from Leland and Suttons Bay may get their first look at The Leelanau School’s new golf team on Wednesday in an event hosted by Dunes Golf Club in Empire Township.  Led by 24-year-old coach Anika Eisenstat, the Leelanau team will co More...

Twins cap wild ride for Glen Lake coach

Rich Ruelas hardly had time to exhale as his Glen Lake boys basketball team made its way to the Class C state championship game last month.  That’s because his wife, Alexia Ruelas, was pregnant with twins.  More...

Youth League registration underway

Signup for Leelanau County Youth League summer baseball, softball and T-ball is open.  Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12 (as of May 1, 2018) are eligible.  Those interested in Empire, Maple City and Glen Arbor may register their c More...

When in Rome: Borkovich starts strong

First two appearances: 2 hits, 0 walks in 3 shutout innings

With the start of spring sports postponed, some baseball fans on the peninsula have shifted their focus toward a minor-league pitching prospect. More...

Participation, hopes high for peninsula golf programs

Comets, Norse expected to vie for first place

How big is golf in Leelanau? Consider this: Average participation among peninsula golf programs exceeds that of boys basketball teams. In fact, more than 55 boys signed up to golf at Glen Lake, Leland, Suttons Bay or The Leelanau School this spring. More...

Lakers boast depth, speed on the track

The departure of the “Throws Bros” left a big void in the Glen Lake lineup.  But with about 28 boys at his disposal this spring, coach Jason Bradford has the horses to regenerate success as well as any program in the area.  &ldq More...

Northport gymnast wins 3-gold medals

Northport’s Katie Frank recently competed at the Clover Classic gymnastics meet in Ypsilanti and brought back to Leelanau County three gold medals, including the coveted all-around championship. More...