December 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Rosco netters take four matches

Roscommon’s varsity volleyball team has kept its record unblemished following matches with Meridian and a quad meeting with Grayling, Ogemaw Heights and Houghton Lake. More...

Schoolcraft tops visiting Firebirds

The Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team is still looking for its first conference victory of the 2006-07 season, after falling to host Schoolcraft Community College, 100-75, on Dec. 16. More...

Buck kickers earn honors

The Roscommon High School varsity soccer team which played its way to the state final this season had no shortage of Northern Michigan Soccer League All Conference, All District, All Region and All State players. More...

Bucks sting Hornets by 27

After suffering their first loss of the season Dec. 12 at Pinconning, the Roscommon Bucks rebounded with a 74-47 win over Jack Pine Conference foe Harrison Friday night. More...

One of ‘best comebacks’ ends in win

Down by as many as 10 points in the third quarter, the Houghton Lake Bobcats regrouped to turn in a comeback Coach Eric Drogt said was one of the finest he’s seen. More...

’Cats earn two wins, experience at invite

The Houghton Lake varsity wrestling squad finished 13th at the Saginaw Swan Valley Invitational Saturday. The Bobcats went 2-3 on the day, losing to Swan Valley 60-12, Sand Creek 62-18 and Traverse City St. Francis 37-36 in a tie breaker. More...

Deadly drugs taken from animal shelter

Whoever burglarized the Roscommon County Animal Shelter Sunday night didn’t get what they were looking for, but something far more dangerous. More...

What you missed…

If you didn’t get a copy of this week’s Resorter, here’s what you missed: • Deputies find marijuana in vehicle’s air filter box • Two arrested after car theft, burglary at St. More...

History records 14 years without snow on Christmas

With bare ground and temperatures unseasonably warm this week, it is almost a sure bet that it will be a Brown Christmas in Northern Michigan for 2006. More...

‘Miracles’ turn into two homes

Five weeks ago I visited Jim Kent Road, where I wrote the “future of two Houghton Lake families lies down a muddy road.” I spoke with Terri Hooper and Karl and Zelene Gill, who were waiting for their Habitat for Humanity homes to be fi More...

FIRST AND ONE HUNDRED THIRTIETH

American Red Cross nurse Rita Serra takes the blood pressure of prospective first time blood donor Justin Wigard during a blood drive at Houghton Lake High School Dec. 19. More...

DOWN FOR THE COUNT

Roscommon's Nick Lorenc (top) waits for the pin to be called during a match against Petoskey's Killian Biles at Roscommon Dec. 14. Lorenc scored the pin and also won his match against a Whittemore Prescott wrestler the same evening. More...

FINISH WORK

Kent Straub of K. Straub Builders works on finishing the trim of Karl and Zelene Gill's Habitat for Humanity home Monday afternoon. More...

QUICK TIP

Roscommon's Caitlin Kelly tips the ball over the net in action Monday. Kelly helped the Bucks earn home victories over Grayling, Ogemaw Heights and Houghton Lake in a quad meet. More...

Special Sections

Bobcat frosh spread scoring in 16-point win

Twelve Bobcats scored as the Houghton Lake freshman basketball team beat Gladwin Dec. 13 at home. The Bobcats trailed 10-9 after the first quarter but erupted for a 21-point second quarter to pull away 30-20 at the half. More...

Bobcats netters struggle in tourneys

The Houghton Lake Bobcats won five but lost six games in the McBain Volleyball Tournament Dec. 16 after winning two and losing five in a quad tournament at Roscommon Dec. 18. More...

Gridders receive academic accolades from coaches

Roscommon County football players recently received recognition from the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association as did Roscommon High School Coach Don McKindles. More...

Junior Bobcats on rough road in Jack Pine cage schedule

Houghton Lake’s junior varsity basketball team has hit a rough patch of road in their Jack Pine Conference journey this season losing two games in the past week. More...

Beavers hold on to hand Bobcats first JPC loss

The Beaverton Beavers’ home-court proved a tough place for the Houghton Lake Bobcats Tuesday night as the Bobcats dropped their first Jack Pine Conference game of the season, 66-61. More...

Buck wrestlers add six wins

Roscommon’s wrestling Bucks have continued the onslaught of opponents taking six victories and posting one loss in the past week. The Bucks downed Division 2 fourth-ranked Petoskey 34-33 and Whittemore-Prescott 48-32, Dec. More...

Airport vandal could face federal charges

The rotating beacon at Blodgett Memorial Airport was destroyed by a gunshot recently, and the vandal who did the damage has committed a federal offense. More...

Students bring fresh perspective to Christmas

Attending school in a foreign country can be tough at any time of year. But being far from family members and familiar surroundings during Christmas time, a season traditionally spent with loved ones, can be especially difficult. For two Kirtland... More...

Experts outfit Santa’s sleigh with wheels

The prospects of a Brown Christmas shouldn’t make children overwrought about Santa not being able to make his appointed rounds this Christmas Eve, according to a Houghton Lake sleigh expert. More...

READY TO ROLL

Fearing no snow for Christmas this year at Houghton Lake, Santa Claus asked veteran sleigh mechanics Bill and Tom Baese to outfit his sleigh with wheels. More...

PULLING ONE DOWN

Houghton Lake's Jake Blanchard (25) grabs a rebound during the fourth quarter of the Bobcats' contest with Beaverton Tuesday night. More...

FASCINATING SELECTION

Collins Elementary second grader Matthew Wagner had a whole lot to choose from as he shopped the toy section at Walmart with Roscommon County Sheriff's Department Dep. Ed Stern Dec. 13 during the Shop with a Cop program. More...

PUTTING ON THE HIT

Bobcat Carrie Garvin (8) hits the ball over the net as teammates Elizabeth Edson (background, left) and Caitlin Kunik get into position. More...

RISE AND FALL

Roscommon's Jarren Grabke rises up over a Harrison defender in hopes his shot will fall. Grabke hit one field goal for the Bucks as they dispatched the Hornets 74-47 Friday night. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jane (Early) Parfitt - 2018-02-15
Iris Muriel Knibbs - 2018-02-15
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