May 17, 2007 RSS feed / Sports

Funky Turtle rallies late to take 12-10 win

The Houghton Lake Men's Slopitch Softball League proved competitive Monday, with at least six games being decided by three runs or less. Funky Turtle #1 improved its record to 2-0 on the season with a narrow victory over Tin Fish. More...

WAKELEY HONORED

Longtime official Terry Wakeley of Grayling (left) was honored May 12 in Lansing with the Michigan High School Athletic Association's Vern L. Norris Award for 2007. More...

'Cats have rough track week

Houghton Lake's track teams have had a rough week in meets with Clare, Harrison, and the Beaverton Classic Invitational with 15 schools. More...

Gymnastics, cheerleading classes begin registration

A class for kids three and older is being taught this summer by Michelle Johnson at Houghton Lake High School. The first set of classes will be held twice a week for three weeks beginning June 4 and ending June 20. More...

Roscommon golf finishes third, second

The Roscommon girls' golf team played well May 5 and May 7, placing third at Petoskey's Bay View Golf Club and second at the Farwell Lady Eagles Invitational at Eagle Glen Golf Course. More...

Track Regionals send teams into action Saturday

Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools will compete in Regional track action Saturday in East Jordan. In Region 30-3, the Bobcats and Bucks will face 12 other schools at East Jordan High School. Field events will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Merritt Speedway opener beats Mother Nature

The season opener brought race cars, friends, sunshine and fans to Merritt Speedway for a night of great racing action. The weather cooled off as the sun went down but there was not a rain drop in sight. More...

Huffman's grand slam propels Limberlost

Houghton Lake Women's slopitch Softball League began play May 10, and Limberlost came away with the 16-7 win over Old Town Tavern. More...

JV drops two

The Houghton Lake JV softball team dropped both of their games against Harrison May 10, falling narrowly in game one 8-7 and dropping game two 5-19. More...

Bucks bounce back to win second game against Mustangs

The Roscommon varsity softball team split its double header May 10 against Meridian, losing in the first game 11-1 but bouncing back in the second game and winning 8-6. More...

Former coach to host cage clinic

Our Lady of the Lake School is hosting a girls' basketball clinic for fifth through eighth graders on June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

AYSO registration slated for May 19

Registration for the Amercan Youth Soccer Organization 2007 fall soccer season will take place May 19 at Denton Township soccer fields from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for registration is $40 per player, $100 per family. More...

HOUGHTON LAKE KART SPEEDWAY

Houghton Lake Kart Speedway Results as of May 11, 2007 4 Car Dash Micro: Teddy Lezotte, Cata Butler, Codi Robinson, Kyle Reilly. JR Sport: Todd Butler, Jeremy Saddison. JR Sport II: Kelby Hodgins, Matthew Herriman, Zach Johnson. More...

Baseball 'Cats lose, tie against Hornets; drop two to Clare

The Houghton Lake varsity baseball team lost the first game of their May 10 double header against Harrison 11-2 and finished with a 7-7 tie in game two when the game was called due to "sun in catcher's eyes," a potential safety issue. More...

Bucks win one, lose one

The Lady Bucks varsity softball team played well in game one of their double header at Farwell May 15, winning narrowly 10-9. Unfortunately, the same Bucks team seemingly didn't show up in game two, and Farwell routed them by a score of 21-1. More...

Soccer offense strong in win; Clare drowns Bobcats in loss

Houghton Lake played its "most offensive game" of the year according to coach Scott Bockelman, who praised the girls for their win against Grayling May 9. More...

Booster winners announced

The latest winners in the Bobcat Booster drawing were: Ellen Butler, Kathy McCullough and Diane Smith, $25 each; and Debbie Head, $125. More...

SHOOTING STARS

Members of the Our Lady of the Lake Stars volleyball team recently concluded their season. The team of fifth through eighth grade students played Catholic schools as far away as Tawas and Linwood. More...

Rosco boys track dominates Farwell, Meridian

The Roscommon boys' track team dominated in its double dual meet at Roscommon May 9, defeating Meridian by over 50 points and Farwell by nearly 100 points. More...

Bobcat softballers add wins

The Houghton Lake varsity softball team has a winning record in Jack Pine Conference play after defeating Harrison twice on May 10, improving to 6-4 in the JPC and 7-10 overall. Houghton Lake took the first game 7-1 and won the second 8-6. More...

Rosco girls track split

The Roscommon girls' track team split in its double dual meet May 9, falling to Meridian 81-71 but defeating Farwell 79.5-68.5. More...

Bucks avenge first game loss

The Roscommon varsity baseball team split with Meridian May 10, handing the Mustangs their first Jack Pine Conference loss of the season. More...

Bucks defeat conference leader

The Roscommon Lady Bucks varsity soccer team traveled to Cheboygan May 12 for the Cheboygan Invitational, playing games against Cheboygan, Ogemaw Heights and Benzie Central and finishing in second place. More...

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