September 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bobcat offense still sputtering as squad loses two on pitch

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad’s offensive woes continued in action last week against Bellaire and Fairview. More...

Bucks soccer squad undefeated after beating McBain, Burt Lake

The Roscommon Bucks are keeping the grass and their soccer opponents trimmed closely as they registered their third and fourth victories of the early season and remain undefeated in league play. The Bucks beat McBain NMC Comets 3-0 Aug. More...

Bobcat juniors add two wins

The Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad outscored its opponents 96-46 and picked up two wins in recent action. Coach Ken Hall’s squad beat Coleman 54-28 and Gladwin 42-18 to move to 3-0 on the season. More...

Hardcourt ’Cats beat Comets, downed 50-36 by Gladwin

The Houghton Lake varsity basketball squad picked up its first win of the season at Coleman Aug. 30 but dropped its first league contest at home against Gladwin Tuesday night. More...

Bucks top Bobcats, Hornets to grab first JPC links win

Roscommon came out on top of a three-way Jack Pine Conference golf meet Tuesday. The Bucks beat Houghton Lake and Harrison at Harrison with a score of 154. The Bobcats were second with a 190 and Harrison finished last with 198. More...

Kelly chalks up 238 as Bucks burn Blazers

Roscommon senior Patrick Kelly ran for 238 yards on 30 carries as his team racked up 418 offensive yards and 21 first downs en route to a 19-13 win at Kalkaska Thursday, Aug. 31. More...

’Cats score 22 in third quarter to sink Vikings

Grayling had its chance for victory Thursday night. But Houghton Lake scored 22 points in the third quarter and the Bobcats posted a 31-21 varsity football win. More...

Richfield moves toward establishing DDA

The business district in St. Helen could look a lot different in years to come, as Richfield Township officials take steps toward creating a downtown development authority. Supervisor Richard Wood said township officials and St. More...

Board approval gives Injasoulian Houghton Lake school reins

The decision was not made without some debate, but in the end, superintendent candidate Pete Injasoulian was given the nod by the Houghton Lake Board of Education last week. The board came to a consensus at a special meeting Aug. More...

FIRST DAY SHUFFLE

Collins Elementary kindergarten teacher Paula Youngberg helps a new student find his class on Wednesday morning, the first day of school at Houghton Lake Community Schools. More...

ORIENTATION

Fifth graders, on their first day as students at Roscommon Middle School, fill out "All About Me" questionnaires while teacher Josie Ritchie writes pupils' names on the planning books they will use throughout the school year. Mrs. Ritchie and Mrs. More...

TWO IN THE LANE

Houghton Lake's Molly Collins (20) goes up for two of her seven fourth quarter points while Gladwin defenders, including Nikyda Aeschliman (14), try to stop her. Collins led the 'Cats with 14 points in their 50-36 loss to Gladwin Tuesday. More...

FOLLOWING HER DREAM

Former Kirtland Community College's Women's Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Teresa Stuck pulls up for a jump shot during a practice session at the CRAF Center in Roscommon last week. More...

Special Sections

Shutouts continue as Bucks sail to fifth straight victory

Bobby Thomas recorded his fifth straight shutout of the season as the Roscommon High School varsity soccer squad rolled to its fifth victory with an 8-0 win over Clare Sept. 5 at home. More...

Junior Bucks beat Blazers, Beavers

The Roscommon Bucks junior varsity basketball team turned the first half tables on the Kalkaska Blazers and posted a 32-30 victory Aug. 30 on the Buck’s home court. More...

‘Buzz saw’ beats Bucks, Beavers fall

The Roscommon Bucks varsity basketball team ran into a “buzz saw” with Kalkaska’s Blazers Aug. 30 on the Bucks’ home court and lost the non-conference rivalry 68-42. More...

Pruitt leads Bobcat golfers against Lake City, Ogemaw

After not making the varsity for the Houghton Lake Bobcat’s first golf match of the season Nicole Pruitt has worked her way into the varsity in a big way for Coach Tom Blanchard’s Bobcats. Pruitt shot a 47 against Lake City Aug. More...

Junior Bucks sizzle past Blazers, look forward to ‘Cats tonight

After chalking up a 52-20 junior varsity football victory over Kalkaska Aug. 30, the Roscommon Bucks are looking forward to another challenge tonight (Thursday) against the Houghton Lake Bobcats on the Bobcat’s home field. More...

Junior Bobcats fend off Vikes for second gridiron victory

After building a 20-0 third quarter lead the Houghton Lake Bobcat junior varsity football team had to fend off a persistent Grayling Viking offense in the fourth quarter to preserve a 20-3 victory. More...

Rivalry continues Friday night

The Houghton Lake Bobcats travel to Roscommon Friday night to open Jack Pine Conference play against the Bucks, who ended Houghton Lake’s 2005 season with a 20-17 playoff win in overtime. More...

St. Helen man missing since 2004 — Family pins hope on billboard

The family of a St. Helen man who went missing two years ago in Ft. Wayne, IN, is trying to raise money to assist them in their search. Bradley Ross II, son of Kathy and Brad Ross, has been missing for two years. He disappeared in Ft. More...

Three arrested after attacking Midland man

A 22-year-old Midland man sustained injuries when three men assaulted him Monday in the driveway of a residence at 424 Ottawa Lane, Prudenville. The victim, Devin J. More...

OLD GAGS

Edward Dobias, 88, and his wife, Beverly, hold two of the more unusual items that were available at their garage sale at 139 McKee Drive Saturday, a three-piece chicken dinner and a "Boston bean spoon". More...

UNDER WRAPS

Houghton Lake linebacker Jake Blanchard (88) wraps up a Grayling running back as teammate Jon Settje (14) comes in to assist on the tackle. Blanchard had 13 tackles and Settje had four in the Bobcats 31-21 win over Grayling. More...

YARDS AND YARDS

Roscommon running back Patrick Kelly (21) tries to slip away from the grasp of Kalkaska's Marc Wallace as he picks up some of his 238 yards of rushing in the Bucks' win. Kelly averaged nearly eight yards a carry in the game. More...

Fall Seasons Magazine

For Fall features on Roscommon County, pick up a copy of the Resorter's Fall Seasons. Use it as a guide to Roscommon County this spring. It is available at businesses throughout the county More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlton R. Mead Jr. - 2018-02-22
Dorothy C. Mark - 2018-02-22
Margaret Mae DeLaurier - 2018-02-22
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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