September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Buck frosh fall

The Roscommon High School freshman girls basketball squad fell to Gladwin 39-26 Sept. 13. “It just wasn’t our night,” Coach Sue Mires said. “Our shots weren’t going in and we made too many turnovers. More...

Bucks, Hornets down Houghton Lake golfers

Bobcat golfers lost to Roscommon and Harrison in a tri meet at White Deer Country Club, Prudenville, Sept. 18. Roscommon’s defeat of Harrison boosted the Bucks’ Jack Pine Conference record to 8-0; they have a 10-1 overall record. More...

Bucks keep perfect JPC record with 63-39 swat of Hornets

The Roscommon varsity basketball team improved to 3-0 in Jack Pine Conference play Tuesday night with a 63-39 win over Harrison. The host Bucks were led by Rachel Peterson with 14 points while Stephanie Mitchell had 12 points. More...

Clement rushes for 180 as JV Bucks win

Robert Clement’s 180 yards rushing and a solid performance by the defensive line led Roscommon to a 28-12 junior varsity football win over Harrison Sept. 14 at home. More...

Bucks outscore opponents 23-2 as they post three soccer wins

Roscommon kept its Northern Michigan Soccer League record unblemished as the varsity soccer squad added three wins while outscoring their opponents 23-2 in recent action. The Bucks beat Bellaire Sept. 13, 6-1; Forest Area Sept. More...

Two in a row! ’Cats beat Clare, Forest Area to post wins on soccer pitch

With a 3-0 win over Clare and a 3-1 win over Forest Area, the Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad posted back-to-back wins for the first time since the 2003 season. More...

Pioneers hold on for win as Bobcats fall short

Houghton Lake had its chances Friday night against Clare but the Bobcats could not put points on the board and fell to Clare, 14-10, at home. More...

District looking to ease congestion at Collins

The superintendent of Houghton Lake schools is asking the Michigan Department of Transportation to accommodate plans for a new driveway at Collins Elementary. More...

HL gears up for 9th annual Pumpkin Run

Roaring engines, fall colors and a wide range of fun, food and activities will come together on the grounds of the Quality Inn at Houghton Lake as the ninth annual Pumpkin Run Car Show and Cruise rolls into town this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More...

Task force aims for better enforcement, follow-up

“The goal is to stop domestic violence and to prevent repeat domestic violence,” Richfield Township Police Chief Brad Bannon said of a federally-funded program about to get underway in Roscommon County. The U.S. More...

'AMAZING GRACE'

Michigan State Police Tpr. Kevin Streeter leads honor guards from Genesee County and Fraser up the steps to the Michigan State Firemen's Memorial at the beginning of the annual memorial service at the monument Saturday. More...

READY FOR THE RUN

Don Hendershott, 71, of Houghton Lake stands next to his 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza, his entry in the ninth annual Pumpkin Run Car Show and Cruise this weekend. More...

OVER THE LINE

Houghton Lake's David Aldrich crosses the goal line as a Clare defender tries to wrestle him down during third quarter action Friday night. Aldrich scored on the play, after picking up a Clare fumble and taking it in from 25-yards out. More...

FLY BY

Roscommon's Trevor Tyler (19) takes to the air as Harrison's James Martin (5) tries to bring him down Friday night. Tyler rushed for 94 yards on 11 carries in the game as Roscommon won 42-27. Also pictured is Buck Stephen Doyle. More...

Special Sections

Junior Bucks split cage contests

After dropping a close 38-36 contest to Standish Sterling Central Sept. 14, the Roscommon junior varsity basketball squad regrouped with a 46-31 thumping of Harrison Tuesday night. More...

Bucks bost 6-0 loop record, beat Vikings

Roscommon High School golfers improved to 6-0 in the Jack Pine Conference when they hosted a tri-meet with Clare and Gladwin at Forest Dunes Sept. 13. The Bucks racked up a 172 team total to beat Clare's 188 and Gladwin’s 193. More...

Mustangs kick past ’Cats

Holding a three point lead, Sanford Meridian scored 17 points in the second quarter to distance themselves from the Houghton Lake Bobcats Tuesday night en route to a 57-35 Jack Pine Conference win. More...

Kelly adds 242 yards rushing as Bucks sting Hornets, 42-27

The Roscommon High School varsity football team churned out 442 yards as they won a high scoring affair at Harrison 42-27 Friday night. More...

Flying G’s soar past soccer ’Cats

The Gladwin Flying G’s flew into Houghton Lake Tuesday and beat the Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad, 3-1. More...

Clare defense shuts down ’Cats

A strong Clare defense kept the Houghton Lake junior varsity football squad out of the end zone for three quarters as the JV Bobcats lost their first contest of the season Sept. 14 at Clare, 18-6. More...

Sheltrown soliciting comments on proposed ORV bill

State Representative Joel Sheltrown (D-West Branch) is seeking public comment on proposed ORV legislation he intends to introduce early next year. More...

Board appoints Dean

The Houghton Lake Community Schools Board of Education is back at full strength after appointing Tom Dean of Merritt to fill a recently vacated trustee seat at its meeting Monday night. More...

Road board OK’s pact with new manager

The Roscommon County Road Commission gained a manager, but lost an engineer Sept. 14. Commissioners approved a one-year contract with Timothy J. O’Rourke, Roscommon, to be the commission’s new manager. More...

Lowest in the state? Gas prices dip below $2 last week

Motorists at Houghton Lake checking gas price signs may have done a double-take last Friday when gas at several stations dipped to $1.89 a gallon. The craze started on the west end of town at the Sunrise Marathon gas station in honor of customer... More...

CHEAP?

Some might not have believed their eyes last Friday when signs at some Houghton Lake area gas stations had prices that started with the number "1." Gas hit its lowest price in recent memory when it was $1.99 - then a $1.89 - at the Marathon Next Door More...

RISING

Construction on a 38,243-square foot addition to the Roscommon County Building in Roscommon has been underway since June, but progress is becoming more visible as the walls start to take shape. More...

CAPITALIZING

Houghton Lake forward Adam Suchowesky (20) zeroes in on a rebound off the Forest Area goalie during a game at Bobcat Field Monday. More...

A LITTLE LONG

Roscommon's Garrett Branch watches the progress of his ball as he drives the 315-yard 18th green at White Deer Country Club Sept. 18. His ball ended up on the green's back fringe about six feet from the hole. Two putts gave him a birdie. More...

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