January 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Frosh ’Cats erase early deficit to beat Buck cagers

After trailing Roscommon 8-6 at the end of the first quarter, the Houghton Lake freshman basketball team came alive in the second quarter to lead 23-18 at the half. The Bobcats never let down en route to a 39-26 win at Roscommon Monday. More...

Harrison netters ‘dominate’ Bobcats in three games

After a two week break from action, the Houghton Lake varsity volleyball squad was “dominated” by Harrison Jan. 3 in three straight games. More...

Midland Dow takes charge at Houghton Lake

In Houghton Lake’s second competitive cheer meet of the 2006-07 season Jan. 4, the Bobcats were overtaken by the Class A Midland Dow Chargers following a 4-point lead at the end of Round 2. More...

Bobcats improve performance at North Branch

The Houghton Lake varsity wrestling team ended up 2-3 during their second trip to the North Branch Team Tournament Saturday, but scoring two wins and coming close to a third was a great improvement over last year’s performance according to Bobca More...

KCC cagers take one win, suffer two losses

The Kirtland Community College men’s basketball team sandwiched a win between two losses in action over the past week. The Firebirds, 7-8 overall, lost to Macomb Community College, 83-57, Monday at home, beat Delta College 88-73 Jan. More...

Falcons run past ’Cats

After a fast and furious first half, the Houghton Lake Bobcats ran out of steam in the third quarter as the Ogemaw Heights Falcons soared to a 71-54 non-conference home victory over the ’Cats Tuesday night in West Branch. More...

KCC Board approves profile for search for new president

Kirtland Community Trustees Jan. 4 agreed to solicit applications and nominations in their search for the college’s next president. Trustees approved the second and final reading of a presidential candidate profile. More...

Denton says no to sewer connection

Denton Township officials declined to act on a request by Roscommon County Animal Shelter Building Committee member Ron Eno to connect the county’s animal shelter, soon to be built at M-18 and M-157, to the township’s sewer system. More...

TUT volunteers still needed

Tip-up Town, U.S.A., is run by hundred of volunteers who serve in many areas. Linda Tuck and Dave DenBoer, two members of the TUT Committee, said several events still need helpers. More...

DANCING AND PRANCING

PJ "Snow White" Steeby (left) and Denise "The Freeze" MacKenzie strut their stuff during their successful skit Saturday before a crowd of about 350 people. More...

DRIVING FOR TWO

Houghton Lake's David Aldrich (22) puts up a shot over Harrison's Neil Stinson during the third quarter of the Bobcats game against the Hornets Friday night. More...

DO THE TWIST

Houghton Lake Bobcat flyer Jaynelle Hoke twists high in the air while her bases wait to catch her in Round 3 action Jan. 4 at home. "She nailed it," Coach Celeste Kubiak said. More...

VERSATILE PERFORMANCE

Roscommon's Caitlin Kelly fires off one of her six kills against visiting Clare Jan. 3. Kelly's hitting, along with her serving and passing helped the Bucks to a win in three straight games over the Pioneers. More...

Special Sections

JV Bobcats two points short of back-to-back wins

Coming off a 44-33 home victory over Harrison Friday night, the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball squad’s quest for back-to-back wins fell two points short Tuesday night at West Branch. More...

Buck netters blast Pioneers

The Roscommon High School varsity volleyball team stepped up their game when they took on visiting Jack Pine Conference rival Clare Jan. 3, and their extra effort paid off with three strong games to win the match. More...

Bucks blast competition at Reed City Invite

The Roscommon High School varsity wrestling team swept the competition Saturday to take first place at the Reed City Invitational Wrestling Tournament. More...

Firebird women end streak

The Kirtland Community College women’s basketball team ended a three-game losing streak with a win over Wayne Community College Jan. 3 but was unable to put together a winning streak, losing their next two games. More...

Bucks saddle Mustangs by 10

Behind 21-second half points from senior Dane Carey, the Roscommon Bucks snagged their fifth Jack Pine Conference varsity basketball victory of the season Jan. 5, beating Meridian 60-50 at Meridian. More...

Last-second lay-up stings ’Cats

Harrison’s Greg Roy snaked through the Houghton Lake defense and sank a driving lay-up with two seconds left to give the Hornets a 59-57 Jack Pine Conference varsity basketball victory over the Bobcats Friday night before a raucous crowd in the More...

Early payment nets discount on gym floor

Seeking to save what it can on the new gym floor at the high school, the Houghton Lake Board of Education approved a transfer of funds that will cover the first payment to the flooring company. More...

County board retains Mead as chairman

Larry Mead will serve a second two-year term as chairman of the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners. Mead, who represents Dist. 2 (Gerrish and Higgins Townships) was declared chairman at the commissioners’ Jan. More...

Snow White Party, Banks to lead Tip-up Town 2007

Before a large and spirited crowd, the new Snow White Party took control of Tip-up Town 2007 Saturday by bringing snow to Houghton Lake. More...

SEASON RESTART

Stamp the three-year-old Clydesdale stallion seemed to be quite at home with the dusting of new snow in his corral at Walker Valley Farms in Roscommon Tuesday afternoon. More...

POWERING UP

Kirtland's Josh Burmester (40) doesn't let a couple of Monarch defenders stand his way, powering up for a shot after collecting one of his five offensive rebounds in the first half of the Firebirds' home loss to Macomb Community College on Monday at More...

STRETCHING FOR MORE POINTS

The Roscommon Bucks perform heel stretches to showcase their flexibility Thursday. The Bucks were behind Brethren High School at the end of Round 2, and rallied in Round 3 for a final score of 552.5 to finish fifth out of six teams. More...

PLAYING FOR A CAUSE

Roscommon High School senior Sarah Ritchie sings her original song "Tough Guy" onstage in the school auditorium Tuesday, in preparation for an upcoming concert to benefit refugees of the war in Sudan. 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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