August 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bucks fall one point short in JV cage contest with Vikes

The Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad came up one point short against Grayling Monday night. The host Bucks lost 25-24 after leading by six at the half. The Vikings used a third quarter scoring advantage to catch the Bucks and snag the... More...

Collins hits 18 in Bobcat loss

Sophomore Molly Collins scored a career high 18 points but it was not enough to lead the Houghton Lake Bobcats to victory as they dropped their opener at Kalkaska Monday night, 47-32. More...

Bucks drop first match as Falcons six strokes better

Ogemaw Heights scored a 154 to beat the Roscommon High School varsity golf squad by six strokes Tuesday at West Branch Country Club. More...

Bucks down Pine River 6-0

After jumping to a 4-0 lead at the half, the Roscommon High School varsity soccer squad cruised to a 6-0 home win over the Pine River Bucks Aug. 23. More...

Buck JV squad falls to Vikes

Despite scoring four times, the Roscommon High School junior varsity squad could not get past the Grayling reserves Aug. 24 at Grayling. The Bucks fell 27-20. Coach Rodney Patterson said Grayling controlled both lines of scrimmage. More...

Junior ’Cats tackle Trojans with 18-14 gridiron victory

The Houghton Lake High School junior varsity football squad scored all of their 18 points in the first half as they downed Lake City 18-14 Aug. 24 in Lake City. The Bobcats scored once in the first quarter and twice in the second quarter. More...

Seiser looks for Bobcats to ‘come together’ on the field

The Houghton Lake Bobcats, fresh off an opening night win against Lake City, will travel to Grayling tonight (Thursday) to take on the Vikings. More...

Fee increase hits toy drive

A proposed $725 jump in state fees to hold a Toys for Kids ORV ride in October has some feeling like a Grinch has come early. The St. Helen Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the ride on the St. More...

Former band leader recalls days in the spotlight

James Ferrero of Houghton Lake, once better known as Jimmy Ferrell, has a lot of stories to tell from his days of playing gigs as a saxophone player and leading his band in a Detroit area club. More...

Stake-out nabs robbers

Acting on a tip, Michigan State Police from Post 75, Houghton Lake, nabbed two suspects in the robbery of the Admiral gas station on M-55 in Denton Township Aug. 27. Troopers from Houghton Lake, along with members of the State Police 7th District... More...

TAPPING IN A NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Houghton Lake High School marching band drummers Travis Pitcher (left) and Adrienne Linskey tap out the time during a band camp field exercise Tuesday morning behind Houghton Lake Middle School. More...

GANG TACKLE

Grayling fullback Tim VanNuck (44) is met by a trio of Roscommon tacklers, John Domsitz (13), Derek Bradley (54) and an unindentified Buck, during action Friday night at Roscommon. More...

UP AND AT 'EM

Houghton Lake goal keeper Cameron Warner keeps his eye on the ball as two un-checked Pine River players try to head the ball in off a corner kick at Bobcat Field Monday. More...

Special Sections

Junior cagers come together for 26-point win over Blazers

Consistent scoring led to a 50-24 win by the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad in their season opener Monday at Kalkaska. More...

Mitchell leads Buck’s first cage win

The Roscommon Bucks varsity basketball team opened their season with a 51-39 victory over the Grayling Vikings in their home gymnasium Monday night. More...

Lake City 11 strokes better than Bobcats

The Lake City Trojans were 11 strokes better than the Houghton Lake Bobcats in their match Aug. 24 on White Deer Country Club’s course in Prudenville. More...

Bobcat soccer outscored 12-0 in back-to-back losses

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad kept the high scoring Tawas Braves out of the net for the first 22 minutes but the Braves added four goals over the next 11 minutes and beat the Bobcats 5-0 Aug. 23 at home. More...

Bucks’ lead evaporates in fourth as Vikes win

The Roscommon Bucks held a 12-7 lead over Grayling going into the fourth quarter before the squads combined to score 32 points in the final stanza and Roscommon came up short, 27-24. More...

Bobcat defense holds off late Trojan rally in 13-7 win

Only one yard mattered in Friday’s contest between Houghton Lake and Lake City — the one yard Lake City fell short on fourth and four from the Houghton Lake 26-yard line with 1:26 to play. More...

Board deliberating on field of five superintendent candidates

The Houghton Lake Board of Education interviewed five candidates for superintendent Aug. 25-26, and were expected to deliberate at a special meeting Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the board office. More...

Road board’s first choice declines manager offer

The Roscommon County Road Commission’s first choice for a new manager has declined the commission’s offer. Road commissioners offered the position to Mary N. More...

Former residents face fraud charges

A former Houghton Lake businessman and his wife were arraigned in U.S. District Court, Bay City, Tuesday on 14 counts alleging conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, bank fraud and filing false tax returns. More...

THE SONG IS ENDED (BUT THE MELODY LINGERS ON)

In keeping with Irving Berlin's tune, James Ferrero, also known as Jimmy Ferrell, demonstrates he can still play his alto saxophone. More...

LAYING DOWN THE LINES

Houghton Lake High School Key Club members Caitlin Kunik and Sarah Killinger touch up lines on the student parking lot at the school Tuesday afternoon. More...

LEADING THE BUCKS

Roscommon's Stephanie Mitchell (5) takes it to the rack against Grayling's Monica Peters during the Bucks' home opener Monday night. Mitchell led the Roscommon offensive effort with 16 points in the 51-39 victory over the Vikings. More...

HELMET HANGER

Houghton Lake's Matt Boals (9) goes airborne to try to stop Lake City running back Dean Wheeler (20) as fellow Trojan Nick Woodward (85) tries to block Boals out of Wheeler's way. Also pictured is Lake City quarterback Kevin Siler (2). More...

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Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
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Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-22
Jane Parfitt - 2018-02-22
Charles L. Robbins - 2018-02-22
Virginia Ruth Averill - 2018-02-15
Betty C. Cyr - 2018-02-15
Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-15

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