February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Sports

JV Bobcats overcome strong first half by Bucks in JPC win

The first half was nothing like the second half for the Houghton Lake junior varsity basketball team in its Feb. 1 game at Roscommon. In the first half, the Bucks jumped to an 11-10 lead after the first quarter and went up 20-17 at the half. More...

Lady Birds win in OT, battle back to .500

The Kirtland Community College womens basketball team is on the verge of a history-making season. The Firebirds topped host Wayne County Community College District in overtime, 74-67, on Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Fourth quarter Bobcats' nemesis

While Roscommon's Stephanie Mitchell scored most of her team's points in a 40-38 win at Houghton Lake Jan. 31, her teammate Amy Burmester's 3-pointer with less than two minutes in the game might have been the biggest points scored all night. More...

Sports complex a step closer after

Cold Construction

With the cold snap that led up to the second weekend of Tip-up Town subsiding, temperatures were climbing into the teens when BMD Construction of Houghton Lake began roughing in the second story of the concession/ press box/bathroom building at the More...

Falcons five better than 'Cats

Coming off an exhausting, twopoint loss to rival Roscommon 24 hours earlier, things did not get any easier for the Houghton Lake girls basketball squad Friday night when they traveled to Ogemaw Heights. More...

Frosh Bobcats down Bucks

The Houghton Lake Bobcat freshman basketball team sailed calmly past the Roscommon Bucks 47-33, Feb. 1, on the Buck's home court. The Bobcats opened with a 12-6 first quarter lead. The Bobcats led 22-9 at the half. More...

Girls Varsity Basketball

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JV 'Cats first loss comes in OT

A see-saw battle that ended tied at 50 in regulation concluded with a 57-56 Roscommon junior varsity girls basketball victory over Houghton Lake. More...

Champion cheerleaders place third at state level

Seven Young Champions cheerleaders from Houghton Lake demonstrated their skill Jan. 19 in Level Five competition at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, placing third against 19 teams from across Michigan. More...

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Kalkaska shooting sharp in 10-point win over Bucks

Kalkaska burned the nets Mon- day night as the Blazers topped the visiting Roscommon Bucks varsity boys basketball team, 59- 49, in non-conference action. "We came out flat tonight," Coach M.J. Ewald said. More...

Alden scores 24 but Blazers too much for JV Bucks

Josh Alden had a career-high 24 points but it was not enough to lead his Roscommon High School junior varsity squad to a victory at Kalkaska Monday night. The Bucks fell to a "hot shooting" Kalkaska squad, 49-38. More...

Kirtland falls in rematch to host Wildcats, 74-63

The Kirtland Community College mens basketball team couldn't complete a regular-season sweep of conference rival Wayne County Community College District, falling to the host Wildcats, 74-63, on Feb. 2. More...

Bucks rise up to beat 'Cats

Roscommon's big man had a big fourth quarter as he helped lead his Bucks to a 63-51 varsity basketball victory over rival Houghton Lake Friday night. More...

Tennis shoes raise money for cancer research

To raise money for the American Cancer Society, players and coaches from Houghton Lake and Roscommon High Schools participated in a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser Friday night during the basketball games in Roscommon. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS RECOGNIZED

Students in Gerald Dixson's Young Champions Karate Class held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Roscommon were recently recognized for advancing in their studies. More...

Paper airplane throw to benefit Bobcat basketball

It will be okay to throw paper airplanes at school Friday night as the Houghton Lake High School basketball program holds a fund raiser. More...

Gulledge to run for Britons

Roscommon High School graduate Cat Gulledge is one of the 41 scholar-athletes who will be competing for the Albion College women's track & field team this spring. Gulledge is the daughter of William Gulledge and Ursalina Gulledge of Roscommon. More...

Boys Varsity Basketball

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JV Bobcats bruised in loss to Falcons in 'physical' game

Houghton Lake got off to an early 12-6 lead but Ogemaw Heights outscored them 38-20 in the next three quarters as the junior varsity Bobcats suffered their second loss of the season, 44- 32, Friday night. More...

Batko lifts his way into record book

Houghton Lake's Bob Batko is again in the record books. Batko, 62, broke three American Drug Free Power Lifting Federation state and American records Jan. 26 in Six Lakes, MI. Lifting at 181 pounds in the unequipped division, Batko sqatted 352. More...

Over 120 compete in pool tourney

A "Top Gun Qualifier" pool tournament was held Feb. 1-3 at the Quality Inn of Houghton Lake with over 120 players competing. The 9-ball tournament featured action in class A, BB, B and C. More...

BOWLING HIGHLIGHTS

High Scr Game: Iva Schofield 204 High Scr Series: Kim King 541 Split conversions: Nadene Clark 5-7; Linda Bliss 2-7; Iva Schofield 5-7; Kris Dann 3-10, 5-10; Sandy Duggar 3-10; Jan Jarrod 3-10; Lennie Wargo 5-10. More...

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