October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Harriet C. Williams

Harriet C. Williams, 92, Roscommon, died Oct. 10, 2006, at Mercy Manor. Jim Krauss will officiate a service Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Mrs. Williams was born Sept. More...

Buck frosh split two cage games

The Roscommon Freshman basketball team split two games last week losing 37-22 to Gladwin Oct. 9, but defeating Beaverton 34-28 on Oct. 5. “Our game was way off,” Coach Sue Mires said following the Gladwin game. More...

Junior Bucks fall to Gladwin, 37-29

Despite playing a good defensive game the Roscommon Bucks junior varsity basketball team lost 37-29 to Gladwin, Oct. 3 at Gladwin. More...

Mustangs remain perfect with win over Bucks

Jack Pine Conference leader Sanford Meridian remained unbeaten in league play with a 50-31 victory over Roscommon Tuesday night. The visiting Mustangs moved to 6-0 in JPC play while Roscommon falls to 4-3. More...

Falcons rally late in game to defeat Bobcat cagers

After leading the Ogemaw Heights Falcons the first half of their non-conference basketball game Oct. 5 the Falcons rallied to defeat the Houghton Lake Bobcats 45-42. “It was a tough loss for us tonight,” Coach Eric Drogt said. More...

District soccer pairings released

Houghton Lake and Roscommon will travel to Elk Rapids next week for District 47-3 soccer action. The ’Cats will face Pine River Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. The next day, Tuesday, Roscommon will take on the Grayling Vikings at 5 p.m. More...

Wins keep Buck kickers undefeated in league play

With victories over Bellaire and Forest Area the Roscommon Bucks had only one more regular season opponent before beginning the playoffs, possibly undefeated in league play. The Bucks downed Bellaire 1-0 Oct. 9 and defeated Forest Area 6-1 on Oct. More...

Bucks secure playoff spot in 34-point homecoming win

The Roscommon High School varsity football squad scored 28 points in a nine minute stretch to put away the Farwell Eagles, pick up a sixth win and secure a spot in the postseason. More...

Aldrich runs, catches, leads ’Cats to win

Houghton Lake senior running back David Aldrich led the offense with 175 yards rushing, 74 yards receiving and scored three times as the Bobcats beat the visiting Beaverton Beavers 26-13 on homecoming Friday night. More...

Camping limits set by Denton

Residents in Denton Township wishing to pitch a tent or let friends and relatives camp on their property while visiting will now have limits on how long they can do so. More...

Woman dies in one-car crash Tuesday

A Redford Township woman died in a one-car accident on Old 27 in Roscommon Township early Tuesday. Natasha F. Gardella, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene on Old 27 near the Clare County line by the Roscommon County Medical Examiner. More...

SQUARING OFF

Boxers square off at the Houghton Lake Quality Inn atrium during a night of Golden Gloves boxing Saturday. More...

Fire Safety Week and Salute to Firefighters

Pick up a copy of this week's Resorter for a salute to the firefighters of Roscommon County. Also included is a feature on the highest point in Roscommon and its history as a fire tower More...

TIP DRIP PAYS OFF

Houghton Lake's Mike Collins (in air) tips the ball away from Beaverton receiver Jake Oard (24) while fellow Bobcat Hayden Jagoda (34) waits for it to come down. More...

PULLED OUT

Roscommon's Jerry Miller (12) looks to the referee to see whether or not he got into the end zone as a Farwell Eagle pulls him out of bounds during first half action Friday night. More...

ROSCOMMON ROYALTY

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Ann L. McGinnis

Ann L. McGinnis, 86, Roscommon, died Sept. 30, 2006, at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center. A memorial service was held at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon Oct. 5 at which Father Richard Seifferly officiated. More...

Frosh ’Cats beat Mustangs 38-24

The Houghton Lake High School freshman basketball team earned its sixth win against two losses by applying a little “pressure” Monday night at home against the Meridian Mustangs 33-24. More...

Bobcat JV splits cage contests

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity basketball squad hung with Ogemaw Heights JV Oct. 5 for the first quarter before the Falcons pulled away in the second en route to a 65-44 non-conference win. More...

Hornet comeback stings Bobcat cagers

Houghton Lake’s varsity basketball squad could not fight off a Harrison comeback Tuesday night as the host Hornets stung the ’Cats 43-41 in overtime. More...

Bucks advance to Regionals

The Roscommon High School varsity golf squad advanced to Regional play with a third place finish in District action Oct. 5. More...

Seven ’Cats score in 7-0 win over Burt Lake

Seven Bobcats scored goals as the visiting Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad beat Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian 7-0 Oct. More...

‘Team effort’ equals win for JV Bucks

The Roscommon junior varsity football squad picked up its fourth victory of the season with a 38-24 win over Farwell Oct. 5. The visiting Bucks notched the 14-point win behind 161 rushing yards in 12 carries by Robert Clement. Clement also had a... More...

JV Bobcats score 15 in fourth to paddle Beavers 22-12

Trailing the Beaverton junior varsity 12-7 at the half, the Houghton Lake JV football squad scored 15 fourth-quarter points to beat the Beavers 22-12 at Beaverton Oct. 5. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • Former NHRA World Champ to be inducted • Award-winning author shares experience • Outgoing manager may be new chief’s assistant • More...

House fire claims life in Au Sable Township

An 80-year-old man who checked himself out of a nursing home against physician’s advice was the apparent victim of a fatal house fire in Au Sable Township Oct. 4. The fire at 9773 North Keno Road was reported at 10:40 a.m. by three passers-by. More...

Houghton Lake’s finances ‘critical,’ auditor reports

The finances of Houghton Lake Community Schools are “critical,” but not “dismal,” the district’s auditing firm reported Monday. More...

DRY FIRING

Youth Rifle Club member Dalton Bailey, 11, a sixth grader at Houghton Lake Middle School, "dry fires" a .22 caliber rifle on the firing line at the Houghton Lake Sportsman's Club last Wednesday. More...

THUNDERING HERD OF JAGUARS

A herd of Jaguars rumbles down M-55 during the Houghton Lake High School homecoming parade late Friday afternoon. Both football players and cheerleaders from the youth league were represented among the many entries into the annual parade. More...

CLOSE AT THE NET

Roscommon forward Kody Diola (6) comes close to picking up a goal on a header as Bellaire goal keeper Brett Mosher breaks up the attempt during first half action Monday. More...

DOUBLED UP

Houghton Lake guard Molly Collins (left) runs into the second player of a double team defensive play during the last minute of a game against visiting Ogemaw Heights Thursday. The Falcons came up with the ball and ended up topping the Bobcats 45-42. More...

A ROYAL NIGHT

The 2006 Homecoming royalty was named at both Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools Friday night during half-time ceremonies. 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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