August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Fall sports action returns

New goals, new teams, new season

Fall sports teams officially kicked off their 2018 seasons with practice this week.  Garrick Opie has taken over the head coaching position after Dan Durkin resigned at Suttons Bay, and veteran Glen Lake coach Jerry Angers said his team will be More...

Roubaix races go down to wire in Suttons Bay

Dramatic finishes highlighted the 11th annual Cherry-Roubaix Gran Fondo on Saturday as all four races were decided by one second.  Nolan Vanderzwaag and Mike Tramoneini both finished with the same time of 3:31:58, with Braiden Voss from Suttons More...

244 participants come out for annual Port Oneida run

An event-filled Saturday in Leelanau County began in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District, where runners raised money for the historic preservation projects of the Sleeping Bear Dunes.  The event brought out about 244 total participants, only More...

Dune Dash returns to Heritage Trail for a seventh year

A Yeti cooler is on the line in this year’s Dune Dash.  Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails, Inc. is sponsoring the 7th annual Dune Dash. More...

Extra Points: Virtual run supports lighthouse

Leelanau County walkers, bikers and runners are all encouraged to participate this month in an event set up to benefit the Grand Traverse Lighthouse in Leelanau Township. More...

Borkovich earns call-up

The phone rings, Walter Borkovich answers.  A big smile comes across his face as he hears the news.  Borkovich was called up to the High-A Florida Fire Frogs in the Atlanta Braves minor league system.  More...

No wind for yacht race

No wind, no sail.  Slow winds made a race difficult one for members of Northport Bay Yacht Club.  The Club’s annual Pretzel Race, on Saturday, criss-crossed and had at least one confusingly placed mark.  “This years race tu More...

Leelanau State Park hosts fun 5K

This isn’t your average 5K.  Most 5Ks start with runners lined up together and everyone will start at once. More...

Spartans, Wolverines battle in TC

A heated rivalry brings its roots to Northern Michigan. The University of Michigan Club of Grand Traverse and the Grand Traverse Area Spartans will host the second annual Go Blue/Go Green Scholarship Polo match on Saturday, August 18. More...

Weekend at the vineyard begins with Vineyard to Bay 5K

The 5th annual Vineyard to Bay run is approaching.  The 5th annual Vineyard to Bay will held on Sunday, September 2. The event will consist of both a 15K and a 5K. The 15K will begin at Brengman Brothers Winery and the 5K will begin at L. More...