August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Spangler edges Thirlby in last lap thriller

In the Thirlby Automotive UMP Late Model feature race, action came down to the final lap Saturday at Merritt Raceway with Eric Spangler edging Brandon Thirlby at the finish.  More...

AND THEY’RE OFF

Grayling’s Hailey McMahon, 21, (front) and teammate Al Widing, 87, of Mio carry their canoe LeMans style during the start of the 65th annual AuSable River International Canoe Marathon Saturday More...

UTILIZING THEIR SCHOLARSHIP

Ten-year old Dane Smitz and 12-year old Grant Smitz recently attended two days of one-on-one baseball instruction at Oakland University. More...

Limberlost Lounge secures fourth straight men’s softball league championship

Limberlost Lounge has secured its fourth straight Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League Upper Division title after defeating Trestain’s 23-5 Monday night.  More...

Limberlost blasts Old Town to remain undefeated

Limberlost Lounge blasted Old Town Tavern 18-1 July 26 in Houghton Lake Women’s Slo-pitch Softball League action to remain undefeated and atop the Upper Division standings.  More...

Bobcat Cross Country practice to begin Aug. 8

Houghton Lake High School cross country practice will begin Aug. 8 at 9 a.m.  The practices will be held on the HLHS track and are open to all students in grades 9-12.  Practices will be held Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. More...

Inaugural ‘Rivalry Cup’ up for grabs at Forest Dunes between RHS, GHS

Forest Dunes Golf Club will be hosting an inaugural “Rivalry Cup” golf outing, a fundraiser for the Roscommon and Grayling High School athletics department,   Aug. More...

Houghton Lake volleyball tryouts next week

Tryouts for the Houghton Lake High School varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams will be held in the high school gymnasium from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Aug. 8 and 9.  Athletes must have a current sports physical to participate.   More...

Stevenson scores ace at The Fox

Brett Stevenson of Coleman hit his pitching wedge just right on July 1, canning a 108-yard hole-in-one on the first hole at The Fox Golf Course.  His perfect shot was witnessed by his wife Jamie and children Garrett, 9 and Tori, 6.   More...

Machtel lands spot on dream team

Mary Machtel of Higgins Lake and East Lansing was recently named to the Michigan Girls’ High School Lacrosse Dream Team by the Lansing State Journal.  The dream team consists of 12 players who are selected to represent the state.  More...

Triebold, Lajoie win fifth straight AuSable River Marathon

The team of Andrew Triebold of Spring Arbor and Steve Lajoie of Mirabel, QC won their fifth straight AuSable River Canoe Marathon championship July 29.  More...

Tee Off for Tolfree slated for Sept. 10

The 38th annual Tee Off for Tolfree will be held Sept. 10 at the Nightmare Golf Course, West Branch.  This year, all proceeds from the event will be used towards the purchase of an x-ray machine for the hospital’s emergency room.  More...

Dialing it in

  Limberlost Lounge women’s softball pitcher Kiley Semans sends in a pitch during the squads game against Old Town Tavern on July 26. Semans allowed just four hits and was able to strike out two in Limberlost’s 18-1 victory. More...

Houghton Lake football practice to begin Aug. 6

The Houghton Lake High School football squads will begin practice Aug. 6.  Practice will be held from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the fields behind HLHS. Practice is open to all 9th-12th graders.  More...

FOURTH STRAIGHT TITLE

Limberlost Lounge secured its fourth straight Houghton Lake Men’s Slo-pitch Softball League tournament championship after they fried Lyman’s on the Lake 23-6 July 29. More...

Whidden earns athletic administrator certification

Houghton Lake High School Athletic Director Maureen Whidden was recently recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.  To earn this title, the NIAAA says Whidden has demonstrated the hig More...

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