May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Bobcats drop two against Beavers

The Houghton Lake varsity softball team came up short in both games of their double-header against Beaverton May 12, losing 12-2 and 13-5. Erica Gillman was on the mound for game one and took the loss in the sixth inning. More...

Merritt season underway, many track records recorded

During qualifying on May 12, the opening night of racing at Merritt Raceway, five drivers in Sportsman and UMP Modified divisions and six drivers in the UMP Late Model division all broke track records. More...

RHS baseball ‘Horse Plop’ this Friday

The fourth annual Horse Plop fundraiser sponsored by the Roscommon High School baseball team will be held this Friday at 5 p.m. The action will take place at Walker Valley Farmes located on Steele Road, Roscommon. More...

Tea Party group to meet Friday

The Roscommon Tea Party will hold a special meeting May 18 at the Markey Township Hall. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Hurricanes blow over TC, Soo in inaugural home lacrosse wins

The Houghton Lake Hurricanes high school lacrosse team played the first two home games in team history at Denton Township Rotary Soccer Fields Saturday, and came away with wins over Traverse City Central (10-5) and Sault St. Marie (12-3). More...

Registration still open for alumni football game

Registration for the alumni football game between Houghton Lake and Roscommon is still open. The game, which will be held July 21 at Roscommon High School is set to kick-off at 8 p.m. and will feature graduates from 2007 and earlier. More...

First half costly as ’Cats fall to Stags 3-1

The Houghton Lake varsity soccer squad could not overcome a three goal deficit in the second half as they fell to Kingsley 3-1 May 11 at Kingsley. More...

Lady Bobcat thinclads fall to Pioneers, G’s

The Houghton Lake girls’ varsity track squad suffered a double loss at a Jack Pine Conference double-dual meet May 9 at Gladwin. The Bobcats fell to hosts Gladwin 141-21 and to Clare 115-26. More...

Bucks blanked by Hornets

The Roscommon varsity softball squad was blanked by Harrison May 10 in Jack Pine Conference action at Roscommon. In the first game the Bucks fell to the Hornets 14-0. Pitching the first four innings was Joanne Sisco. More...

Bucks hang tough at Petoskey, score JPC wins over Harrison

Although the Roscommon varsity baseball team lost both games at the Petoskey Tournament May 12 (8-4 to Chippewa Hills and 5-3 to Petoskey), Coach Rodney Patterson said being able to play with such tough competition is sure to pay off for the Bucks. More...

Volleyball, basketball camp planned at HLHS

A Girls’ Volleyball and Basketball Camp will be held June 12-14 at Houghton Lake High School. The camps are for girls entering third through ninth grade for 2012-13. It runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. More...

Limberlost out of first place

For the first time in over three season’s, Limberlost Lounge no longer sits atop the standings of the Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League. This coming after a 23-22 loss to Eddie’s/ Houghton Lake Dental May 14. More...

Roscommon volleyball camp slated June 11-13

The Roscommon Girls Volleyball Summer Youth Camp will be held June 11-13 at Roscommon Middle School. The camp will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day and is open to girls entering 3rd to 10th grades next fall. More...

Girls basketball summer camp planned at RMS

The Roscommon Girls Basketball Youth Summer Camp is planned for June 11 to 13 at Roscommon Middle School. The camp is open to girls entering third through 10th grade next fall. The sessions will run from 12:30 to 3 p.m. each day. More...

Bucks top Eagles in shoot-out

The Roscommon varsity soccer team scored a 3-1 Northern Michigan Soccer League win at Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Tuesday, but they did it the hard way, taking the Eagles all the way to a shoot-out. More...

Bucks third, Bobcats sixth at Falcon invite

The Roscommon girls varsity track squad finished in third place and Houghton Lake finished in sixth place at the Falcon Invite held May 11 at Ogemaw Heights High School. The Bucks accumulated 99 team points while Houghton Lake scored 31. More...

RUNNERS UP AT RELAY GOLF OUTING

The team of Andrew Holland, Newt Holland, Ed Miller and Rick Miller (pictured, not in order) were the runners up at the Roscommon County Lifesavers golf outing May 12. More...

LAST PLACE WINNERS

Despite taking last place in the outing, the team of Nicole Grace, Aaron Grace, Ashlee Kory and R.J. More...

Wellington Farm opens May 19

Wellington Farm, USA, a 60-acre living history complex near Grayling, will open for the season on Saturday. More...

May Booster winners named

The May winners of the Houghton Lake Bobcat Booster 200 Club drawing were Susan Bucci, Darren Barnes and Mark Souder, $25 each and Jeff Fossitt, $125. More...

Bucks take third straight jamboree; Bobcats fifth

The Roscommon varsity golf squad won its third straight Mid- Michigan Golf Conference Jamboree May 10 at White Deer Country Club, Prudenville. More...

Straub’s second half goal lifts Bobcats over Bucks, 2-1

A goal by Houghton Lake’s Kenzie Straub lifted the Bobcat varsity soccer squad to a 2-1 victory over rival Roscommon in Northern Michigan Soccer League action May 10 at Houghton Lake. More...

Buck soccer squad battles to tie

Despite being out-shot 21-8, the Roscommon varsity soccer squad battled to a 2-2 tie with Oscoda May 14 at Roscommon. More...

Bobcats drop two JPC duals

The Houghton Lake boys’ varsity track and field squad dropped two Jack Pine Conference duals May 9 at Gladwin. The Bobcats fell to Gladwin 121-29 and to Clare 140-17 in the double-dual conference meet. More...

Bobcats swept by Mustangs; winless at home tournament

The Houghton Lake High School varsity softball squad suffered a Jack Pine Conference sweep by Meridian May 10 and was winless at its home tournament May 12. More...

Bobcat sluggers swept by Meridian, runners-up at home tournament

The Houghton Lake varsity baseball squad recently suffered a Jack Pine Conference sweep by Meridian May 10 at Meridian and finished runners-up at their own tournament May 12. More...

Sergeant’s off to hot start in women’s softball

Sergeant’s began its quest for a second straight Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball league title with a 25-7 victory over Navigator Wireline May 10. More...

JV Bobcats pick up four straight

The Houghton Lake junior varsity softball squad has picked up four straight wins including sweeps over Gladwin and Roscommon. The Bobcats defeated Gladwin 7-5 and 11-0 on May 4 and Roscommon 15-2 and 13-5 on May 8. Houghton Lake sweeps G’s More...

Bucks Boys Basketball Camp on tap June 11-14

Roscommon Bucks Boys’ Basketball will hold its Summer Hoops Camp June 11-14 at Roscommon High School. More...

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