Entries for 'Northern Lower Peninsula'

NLC Champ Mackinaw City Eyes Bright Future

NLC Champ Mackinaw City Eyes Bright Future
Friday, November 6, 2020
Mackinaw City’s Marlie Postula provided nearly perfect serving this fall. The rest of her Comets volleyball team was indeed perfect in Northern Lakes Conference play. And, you might say they are “set” for the next couple of years. She&r...
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No Mercy Needed as Ogemaw Surges

No Mercy Needed as Ogemaw Surges
Friday, October 23, 2020
Soccer games in Michigan have long consisted of two 40-minute halves. Not so until recently for games involving Ogemaw Heights. Historically the contest was often over at halftime due the MHSAA 8-goal differential rule. Sadly, the Falcons had become quite accustomed ...
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FORE: Harbor Springs Ace Back for More

FORE: Harbor Springs Ace Back for More
Friday, October 9, 2020
Golf etiquette dictates that golfers should always yell "fore" upon hitting a shot that carries the risk of hitting another golfer. As long as one yells "fore," the golfer did all she or he could to warn the other golfers. Golfers also are supposed to convey this messag...
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Bear Lake Looks to Begin New Streak

Bear Lake Looks to Begin New Streak
Friday, September 25, 2020
When Bear Lake takes steps on the football field at Brethren tonight, the Lakers have a chance they never had last fall. It’s a chance to win two games in a row and remain undefeated.
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Cadillac Star Stays on Pitch as Rising Referee

Cadillac Star Stays on Pitch as Rising Referee
Monday, September 14, 2020
There are very few female referees available to officiate high school soccer in northern Michigan. But for Bill Anderson, a registered assignor who schedules officials out of the Cadillac area, there has been Little.
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Kohler Earns Place Among Scoring Greats

Kohler Earns Place Among Scoring Greats
Friday, March 6, 2020
A lot has changed since David Wheelock coached high school basketball four years ago at Suttons Bay. Back then the team was called Suttons Bay. He had a freshman moved up from the junior varsity team named Paige Kohler. Northport High School was a local rival. Jim Cham...
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'Coach Dad' Angers Takes Time to Be Fan

'Coach Dad' Angers Takes Time to Be Fan
Friday, February 21, 2020
For the second time in four years, Jerry Angers walked onto Ford Field last fall with his Maple City Glen Lake football team seeking an MHSAA Finals championship. It is not likely he’ll do so again.
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Miller's Mentoring Spans Into 7th Decade

Miller's Mentoring Spans Into 7th Decade
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
With the dawn this winter of the 2020s, Don Miller is coaching high school basketball in a seventh decade. That’s rarefied air in Michigan High School Athletic Association circles, but it’s an atmosphere the 73-year-old longtime Maple City Glen Lake basketb...
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Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More

Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More
Monday, December 9, 2019
Joseph Kimmerer’s heart swelled with excitement as he raced toward the basket on a fast break. The freshman point guard appeared to be destined to record his first points with the Hale varsity boys basketball team on a layup. Unfortunately for Kimmerer, a hard-ch...
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Glen Lake Plays for Weekends Like This

Glen Lake Plays for Weekends Like This
Friday, November 15, 2019
There’s nothing that could spoil Jerry Angers’ mood right now. When you love coaching football as much as Maple City Glen Lake’s varsity leader, being able to continue preparing your team deep into the playoffs trumps any tough situations that might c...
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Pellston Writing Unforgettable Story

Pellston Writing Unforgettable Story
Friday, November 1, 2019
It’s a story that could easily derive from Hollywood. Only, this script is being written in Pellston.
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Freshman Quickly Joins Benzie All-Time Elite

Freshman Quickly Joins Benzie All-Time Elite
Monday, October 21, 2019
At Benzie Central, the emphasis in the boys cross country program is placed upon team goals and toward achieving success as a group. However, it’s been hard not to notice the Huskies have their next great runner coming through the system.
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Snowbirds Soar Again As 8-Player Power

Snowbirds Soar Again As 8-Player Power
Friday, October 4, 2019
After the first three weeks of the football season, it didn’t look like anyone was going to be able to stop Gaylord St. Mary. The Snowbirds, after all, had scored 215 points over three convincing victories during their first season since making the move to compet...
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Trojans Standout Back from Basic Training

Trojans Standout Back from Basic Training
Friday, September 20, 2019
It seemed appropriate that the first game T.J. Schultz played his senior season for the Central Lake/Ellsworth football team was also the program’s fourth annual Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Night. Schultz, a starting linebacker and running back in ...
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Northern Schools Find Solution in NMFL

Northern Schools Find Solution in NMFL
Friday, September 6, 2019
With 17 schools spread across 11 counties, the Northern Michigan Football League has created an indelible footprint since it was born into existence five years ago. The conference, made up of three divisions of schools in varying size, has been able to sustain and evol...
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Seniors Setting Pace for East Jordan Run

Seniors Setting Pace for East Jordan Run
Friday, August 23, 2019
Matt Peterson says he couldn’t have asked for a better group than the one he has this year making up his boys cross country team at East Jordan. Peterson also couldn’t have asked for more experience than the Red Devils bring into the 2019 season.
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Frankfort's Newbold Cool, Calm, Contender

Frankfort's Newbold Cool, Calm, Contender
Thursday, June 6, 2019
On the golf course, Frankfort senior Will Newbold appears to be calm, cool and collected. It’s an outward impression that mirrors the way Newbold is feeling on the inside too.
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McBain Twins Geared Up for Last Finals

McBain Twins Geared Up for Last Finals
Friday, May 24, 2019
It’s been said that records are made to be broken. McBain twins Keegan and Klaudia O’Malley seem to have taken that notion to heart.
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Revived Mancelona Boys Charging Ahead

Revived Mancelona Boys Charging Ahead
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Ability alone won’t get it done on the track. That’s why the transformation of the Mancelona boys track & field team didn’t happen until the Ironmen added confidence to their talent.
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Surging Boyne City Shining in Spotlight

Surging Boyne City Shining in Spotlight
Friday, April 26, 2019
Boyne City is a force to be reckoned with on the girls soccer pitch. Katie Harmeling still remembers when that wasn’t the case.
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