May 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Canoeists to race in Rosco

The first Michigan Canoe Racing Association points race of the season is scheduled in Roscommon this weekend. Races will begin and end at Wallace Park on Lake Street (M-18) at the Au Sable River bridge. More...

Cyclist recovering after accident

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after an April 29 accident in which he was hit by a pickup truck as he rode his bicycle across M-55. Roscommon County Sheriff’s deputies said Johnie J. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • Wiggins leads HLHS scholars • Students on target for AYP results show • Road end committee has little power, judge says • Third candida More...

Road board to take it slow in search for new manager

Roscommon County Road Commissioners brainstormed with several of their employees April 27 about how to fill the vacancy to be created when Gloria J. Burns leaves her position as manager June 1. More...

Bobcat start slow after hiatus

After being idle for over two weeks, the Houghton Lake varsity met stiff competition in their first four games back from break. More...

Bucks chalk up two wins to kick-off JPC baseball

The Roscommon Bucks started Jack Pine Conference play with back-to-back wins at home over Harrison April 27. “During both games we got ourselves out of a few jams and closed innings that could have hurt us,” Coach Derek Smitz said. More...

Flying G’s keep softball flying over Bucks

The Gladwin Flying G’s kept the softball flying Tuesday against the Roscommon Bucks and defeated the Bucks in their double header at Roscommon. More...

Junior ’Cats split with SSC, fall to Mustangs to open JPC

Coming off a split against Standish Sterling Central April 25, the Houghton Lake junior varsity softball squad opened Jack Pine Conference with two losses to Meridian April 27. The Mustangs beat the host ’Cats 12-3 and 14-4. More...

Bucks sixth at Hillman invite behind Freer’s 106

Beth Freer finished seventh overall to pace the Roscommon High School golf team at the Hillman Invitational at Thunder Bay Resort April 24. Freer shot a 106 to lead the Bucks, who finished in sixth spot overall. More...

Junior Bobcats 6th at Reed City

Houghton Lake’s track teams have struggled in their last three meets but Coach Chris Sura is optimistic about his squads. The Bobcats finished sixth out of 17 teams in the JV Rotary Invitational at Reed City, April 19. More...

Lepper scores last-second OT goal to give ’Cats soccer win

Houghton Lake senior Kelly Lepper rocketed a shot into the left side of the net with 15 seconds left in double overtime to give Houghton Lake a 3-2 win over Gladwin Tuesday. More...

AIDING THE VICTIMS

Emergency services workers remove a victim from one of the vehicles at a mock accident April 28 at Roscommon High School. The exercise was organized by RHS Students Against Destructive Decisions. More...

ON THE MARK

Houghton Lake senior forward Kelly Lepper (1) gets a shot off at the Burt Lake goal despite an effort to stop her by Eagle defender Jourdan Rivard (6) during a game at Bobcat Field May 1. More...

CHIPPING UP

Roscommon's Kristina Forreider chips her way onto a green at Fox Run Golf Course May 2 during a match against Grayling. More...

ALMOST GOT HIM

Roscommon third baseman Mike Weiler gets the throw a fraction of a second too late to tag a Harrison base runner during the first game of a double header against the visiting Hornets April 27. More...

Special Sections

Prudenville school to close in favor of central campus

Attention class: Every student attending Houghton Lake Community Schools next fall will be housed on a central campus. More...

Write-in nearly wins HL spot; Menghini unseats Little

Despite a strong challenge from last-minute write-in candidate David Feldman, William Burger, was elected to the Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education in Tuesday’s election. More...

G-H adds eighth applicant to interview list

The Gerrish-Higgins Board of Education has added one more person to the list of superintendent candidates to be interviewed next week. Gary M. Marchel, West Branch, is associate superintendent of Garden City Schools since January, 2005. More...

Warbler Wobble races May 20 at Kirtland

Spring has arrived and it’s time to hit the trails once again in preparation for the second annual Warbler Wobble 5k and 10k races on May 20 at the 2006 Kirtland’s Warbler Festival. More...

Buck bats don’t dent G’s

The Roscommon varsity baseball team lost two Jack Pine Conference games at Gladwin May 2, which Buck Coach Derek Smitz said “were definitely winnable.” Defending Gladwin took the first game 14-7 and the second 3-1. More...

Mustangs tough hosts as softball ’Cats lose two

Coming off a 17-day stretch without a game, the Meridian Mustangs weren’t gentle in welcoming the Bobcats back from their hiatus. More...

Bucks drop two to Hornets to start Jack Pine play

Harrison’s bats were booming April 27 as they outscored Roscommon a combined 24-9 to take two varsity softball victories in the Jack Pine Conference opener for both teams. More...

’Cats competitive in JV soccer loses

Despite a 4-0 loss to Reed City April 24, the Houghton Lake junior varsity soccer squad played its most competitive game of the season. More...

Slo-pitch softball league opens season with games Monday

Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball league will open play for the 2006 season Monday. Games scheduled at 6 p.m. at Roscommon Township are Coyles vs. F & T Roofing on the south field and Budweiser vs. More...

Bucks’ unbeaten soccer streak ends at five

The Roscommon varsity soccer squad remained unbeaten in their last five games by beating Forest Area 3-0 April 26 and tying Benzie Central 2-2 April 27. The streak came to an end Monday with a 4-2 loss to Gladwin. More...

TAKING MEASUREMENTS

Denton Township Police Officer Bill Kaleta and Roscommon County Sheriff Lt. Steve Lemire take measurements after an accident involving a pickup truck and a bicycle on M-55 in Prudenville Saturday morning. More...

PROGRESSING

Rerouting of water and sewer lines around the site of an addition to the Roscommon County Building in Roscommon continues this week. Bidding for construction of the new courts complex itself is open until May 16. More...

NECK AND NECK

Houghton Lake's Alexis Bechill (right) beats Roscommon's Chelsea Knizner over a hurdle during the 55m hurdles at the 16th Annual Houghton Lake Resorter Middle School Track Invitational April 28. More...

PULLING THE TRIGGER

Roscommon third baseman Rachel Peterson guns down a Harrison base runner after fielding a grounder during the first half of a double header Thursday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15
Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15

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