October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Slow starting Bobcats fall to Bucks, teams split victories

The Roscommon Bucks freshman basketball team took off early while rival Houghton Lake had trouble getting their machine started which resulted in the Bucks earning a 27-25 victory, Monday night. More...

Cardinals reclaim soccer cup with 1-0 victory over Bucks

The Big Rapids Cardinals snagged the Presidents Cup back from Roscommon with a 1-0 varsity soccer victory Saturday at Big Rapids. More...

Bobcat offense sputters in back-to-back soccer losses

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer could not find the net Tuesday against McBain Northern Michigan Christian and fell 2-0 in a Northern Michigan Soccer League contest. More...

Perfect JPC season ends in title for Bucks; Bobcats finish sixth

The Roscommon varisty golf squad successfully defended its Jack Pine Conference tournament title with a 24 stroke win at the league championship Tuesday at Gladwin Heights Golf Course. More...

Collins sinks 26 to lift ’Cats to 40-36 win over Beavers

Houghton Lake sophomore Molly Collins scored 26 points - hitting 15-of-21 free throws on the night - as Houghton Lake’s varsity basketball squad picked up a 40-36 Jack Pine Conference road win against Beaverton Tuesday night. More...

League crown closer for Bucks

Roscommon took a big step forward in defending their Jack Pine Conference gridiron title with a 21-12 varsity football victory over the Clare Pioneers Friday night. More...

No excuses in Bobcats’ loss to Hornets

Houghton Lake varsity football Coach Aaron Seiser is not letting anyone make excuses for his team’s 19-14 loss at Harrison Friday night. “A lot of excuses could be made but we did it to ourselves,” Seiser said. More...

Storm douses power, closes G-H Schools

Thunderstorms Tuesday night knocked out electric service to 2,286 Consumers Energy customers in Roscommon County and eastern Missaukee County and forced Gerrish-Higgins Schools to close Wednesday. More...

Enrollment down at HLCS

Houghton Lake Community Schools recently gained one kindergartner, bringing the district’s enrollment to 1,839. More...

Prosecutor will not file charges

Roscommon County Prosecutor Mark Jernigan has decided not to issue any criminal warrants in connection with an investigation of allegations that two former Houghton Lake Community Schools administrators used fraudulent enrollment figures to project.. More...

A HOUSE DIVIDED... FOR FUN

The annual University of Michigan-Michigan State University football game draws a line between U of M and MSU fans across the state, but Debbie Gross, owner of the Family Bar in Prudenville, hopes they'll all feel at home and come together at her rec More...

TIP-UP TOWN BADGERS

The Tip-up Town badge-making crew was hard at work Tuesday, putting together some of the 18,000 badges that will be needed for Tip-up Town 2007. More...

FRONT MAN

Derek Boik, middle school teacher and accomplished musician, sings at the Tin Fish with fellow band members, Logan Moore and Keith DeVault. Boik sings while chewing gum, he said, so he doesn't have to drink as much water during the evening. More...

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Junior Buck kickers down Burt Lake NMCA varsity 9-1

The Roscommon Buck junior varsity soccer team defeated Burt Lake NMCA 9-1, Sept. 26 to claim its third straight victory and fourth of the season against three losses. More...

Bucks defeat Gaylord kickers

A great team effort is credited by Roscommon soccer coach Mark Dalak with a 2-0 victory by the Bucks over Gaylord High School, Monday which gave the Bucks an 11-0 conference record. “This was a big win for us,” Dalak said. More...

Buck golfers end league play with perfect 12-0 record

The Roscommon High School varsity golf squad ended its Jack Pine Conference match play Sept. 27 with a perfect 12-0 record by defeating Gladwin and Clare. Playing at Gladwin Heights Golf Course Sept. More...

Early deficit equals loss for JV Bucks

A dismal start led to a 59-27 loss for the Roscommon junior varsity basketball team against Ogemaw Heights in West Branch Sept. 28. The Bucks were outscored 13-2 to start the game. More...

Game-ending drive gives Roscommon tie against Clare

After tying the game with a 95-yard drive with three minutes left in regulation, the Roscommon junior varsity football team ended their contest with Clare with a 14-14 tie Sept. 28. The Bucks trailed Clare when Robert Clement scored his second... More...

Hornet JV stings Bobcats with 20-13 gridiron victory

The Houghton Lake junior varsity was unable to overcome an early deficit as the Harrison reserves topped the host Bobcats 20-13 Sept. 28. More...

Lions, Lioness Clubs seek volunteers for 37th party

The blue and gold team of the Houghton Lake Lions and Lioness will be out and about collecting funds for its 37th annual Halloween party on Bobcat Field Oct. 31. More...

Bar ‘divided,’ but fans welcome

Whether you’re a Spartan or a Wolverine fan, when the University of Michigan and Michigan State University football teams take to the field at the Big House in Ann Arbor Saturday, there’s a place in Prudenville where you can feel free to ro More...

Injasoulian urges public to attend auditor’s report

Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Pete Injasoulian is encouraging “everybody that cares about Houghton Lake” to attend a special meeting of the board of education Oct. 10 in the high school auditorium at 7:30 p.m.. More...

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FASHION STATEMENT

Houghton Lake High School students express their school spirit on Wednesday morning of Spirit Week (also known as jersey and hat day) leading up to Friday's Homecoming game against Beaverton. More...

BLACK ON BLACK

Two black beauties beckon amid the fall colors of Roscommon County near Higgins Lake this week. At left is a custom motorcycle built from the ground up in 2005 by Les Mossner, 60, of Higgins Lake. More...

COMING THROUGH

A host of Buck defenders including Stash Dombrowski (22), Melvin Austin (50), Ryan Martin (75) and Derek Bradley (54) penetrate the Pioneer line as Clare quarterback Brian Atwood (15) scrambles to find a receiver. More...

DOUBLE WHAMMIE

Kirtland Regional Police Academy Cadets Chase Barnett (left) and Nathaniel Stead make light contact with simultaneous haymakers during their bout at the CRAF Center Sept. 29. More...

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