Big Powderhorn — Sun 5:46 pm packed powder 12-45 base 13 of 33 trails 88% open, 6 of 10 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Bittersweet — Mon 9:00 am packed powder machine groomed 14-18 base 16 of 20 trails 85% open, 5 of 12 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-10p; Fri: 10a-10:30p; Sat: 9a-10:30p Sun: 9a-10p; Dec 31: 9a-11:30p;
Blackjack — Sun 5:49 pm packed powder machine groomed 30-36 base 18 of 24 trails 75% open, 5 of 6 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 9a-4p; Fri: 9a-9p; Sat: 9a-9p; Sun: 9a-4p;
Boyne Highlands — Mon 4:24 pm packed powder machine groomed 32-50 base 53 of 55 trails 97% open, 420 acres, 9 of 10 lifts, sm Mon-Tue: 9a-4:30p, Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat/Sun: 9a-9p; Dec 31-Jan 3: 9a-9p;
Boyne Mountain — Mon 2:54 pm packed powder machine groomed 30-48 base 55 of 60 trails 96% open, 400 acres, 11 of 12 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 9a-4:30p; Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat: 9a-9p; Sun: 9a-4:30p; Dec 31-Jan 1: 8:30a-9p;
Caberfae Peaks — Mon 10:30 am packed powder machine groomed 42-48 base 28 of 34 trails 83% open, 5 of 5 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 10a-9p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p Jan 1: 9a-9p;
Cannonsburg — Operating, no details
Crystal Mountain — Mon 7:35 am packed powder machine groomed 12-30 base 39 of 45 trails 94% open, 78 acres, 8 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p;
Hanson Hills — Operating, no details
Hickory Hills — Operating, no details
Indianhead — Mon 11:55 am packed powder machine groomed 10-36 base 22 of 30 trails 95% open, 200 acres, 8 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Mont Ripley — Mon 2:39 pm packed powder machine groomed 10-24 base 11 of 24 trails 40% open, 2 of 3 lifts, Mon-Fri: 3p-9p; Sat/Sun: 3p-9p Dec 31-Jan 1: 10a-6p;
Mt. Holiday — Sun 6:46 pm hard packed machine groomed 10-15 base 12 of 12 trails 100% open, 4 of 4 lifts, sm Wed/Thu: 4p-8p; Fri: 4p-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p; Dec 31: 10a-6p; Jan 1-04,06: 10a-9p;
Nub's Nob — Mon 8:24 am packed powder machine groomed 6-52 base 53 of 53 trails 100% open, 248 acres, 11 of 11 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; 6p-10p Sat: 9a-4:30p, 6p-10p, Sun: 9a-4:30p; Dec 31: 9a-4:30p;
Shanty Creek — Mon 11:49 am packed powder machine groomed 6-36 base 28 of 55 trails 73% open, 7 of 10 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 9a-10p, Wed-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat: 9a-10p Sun 9a-4:30p;
The Homestead — Mon 11:47 am hard packed 20-30 base 13 of 15 trails 87% open, 5 of 5 lifts, Fri: 1p-8p; Sat: 9a-8p; Sun: 9a-6p; Dec 31: 9a-8p Jan 1: 9a-6p;
Timber Ridge — Sun 5:56 am packed powder machine groomed 12-24 base 10 of 15 trails 40% open, 5 of 9 lifts, Mon-Thu: 3p-10p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p Sun: 9a-8p;
Treetops — Sun 9:07 pm packed powder machine groomed 24-44 base 23 of 23 trails 100% open, 80 acres, 4 of 5 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 10a-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p;
Unbeaten Titans roll past Central, 6-1
Trailing 1-0 early, the Titans responded with six unanswered goals over the final 58 minutes to beat crosstown rival Traverse City Central 6-1 in a Big North Conference soccer match at the Coast Guard field.Continued ...
Spanski to sign with Detroit Mercy
Brett Spanski can make a little history and be a trailblazer at the same time Wednesday.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: TC Thunder romps at Thirlby Field
The Traverse City Thunder opened the lacrosse season Saturday with an 11-1 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer and a 12-3 decision over Sault Ste, Marie. (Plus more)Continued ...
Trojans dominate track invitational
From staff reports MUSKEGON -- It was a good Friday for Traverse City Central sophomore Anthony Berry. Berry was part of three records as the Trojans easily won the 15-team Rocket Invitational at Muskegon Reeths-Puffer with 228.5 points. "No questionContinued ...
Traverse City Hounds rally to beat Jersey Shore, 6-3
LAS VEGAS -- Traverse City closed out the UHU national tournament with a flurry, rallying with five third-period goals to knock off the Jersey Shore Wildcats 6-3. Things didn't look as rosy in the first two periods. The Hounds did take a 1-0 lead onContinued ...
- Friday, April 18, 2014
Hounds on verge of elimination in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- Traverse City's penalty killing unit wasn't its usual self Thursday, allowing three power-play goals in a 6-2 UHU national tournament loss to the Soo Firehawks. In the regular season, the Hounds' penalty killers gave up a net three goalsContinued ...
Bob Gwizdz: Perfect day on the Manistee River
WELLSTON -- Tired of waiting for the St. Joseph River to clear up -- and having postponed our annual St. Patrick's Day (or thereabouts) steelhead sojourn already into April -- Jim Romine made the call: We were going to the Manistee River instead. AndContinued ...
DNR seeks solution to Vasa dispute
TRAVERSE CITY -- Fat tire bikers and cross country skiers are hoping for some sort of resolution to a brewing controversy on April 28. The two user groups have struggled to coexist in the first year since TART opened the Vasa trail to fat bikes as aContinued ...
- Thursday, April 17, 2014
Globetrotters entertain full house at Central
Twins Ezra and Cosmo Franseth were not only able to see the Harlem Globetrotters up close and personal from the front row for their birthday. They also were able to see their parents get involved in the act.Continued ...
Dennis Chase: Area loses one of its all-time best
Kim (Schneider) Monthei, a former All-State basketball player at Elk Rapids, passed away Monday from breast cancer at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. She had just turned 42 on Saturday.Continued ...
Hounds drop opener in national tourney
In Las Vegas, it’s hard to bet against a team with a player named Dice. Dak Dice was among three different Idaho Jr. Steelheads players who scored goals in a 3-0 victory over Traverse City in the UHU national tournament’s opening round.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Elks remain unbeaten
Nicole Hill netted three goals while Carley Patterson added a goal and two assists as Elk Rapids defeated East Jordan 8-0 in a Lake Michigan Conference match Wednesday. (Plus more)Continued ...
Prep Track Roundup: Trojans sweep Gaylord
Savannah Champion was a champion Wednesday in Traverse City Central’s 120-44 Big North Conference win over Gaylord. (Plus more)Continued ...
5K is May 18
The Community Outreach Council is putting on the Homeward Bound 5K race and fun walk on Sunday, May 18 at Traverse City West Middle School.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 04/17/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Local man hooks 1,200-pound marlin
Robert Steffens will have to remember the trophy fish he caught last month in Hawaii through memories and pictures.Continued ...
Lockwood triumphs after long hiatus
Age is just a number. Kelli Lockwood is 50 years old. But the more important numeral this week for the Traverse City mother of two and bodybuilder is three.Continued ...
Bike race helps support Mt. Holiday
Bikes and skis. The two go together at Mt. Holiday. One helping to support the other — to the tune of $250,000.Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 04/16/2014
Bums hire Burke as broadcaster; Bums sign Gillingham; Spruce Run to open April 22. (Plus more)Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: West-Central match switched to Saturday
The Traverse City West-Traverse City Central girls soccer match, scheduled for Tuesday night, was postponed due to the weather. (Plus more)Continued ...
Today in Sports: 04/16/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
Michigan Ski Report: 04/16/2014
Michigan ski report for Wednesday, April 16:Continued ...
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Traverse City man lands half-ton marlin
TRAVERSE CITY — Old Mission Peninsula resident Robert Steffens is dwarfed by the 1,211-pound blue marlin he caught two weeks ago while fishing in Hawaii. The massive fish's girth and stomach full of tuna made it weigh in as the largest black or PacifContinued ...
Globetrotters bring show to TC
Chuck Schuba fully expects to see his former basketball team lose Wednesday. It’s almost a given.Continued ...
Hounds open with defending champs in Vegas
It’s showtime for the Traverse City Hounds. The Hounds begin their quest for a United Hockey Union Junior national championship Wednesday in Las Vegas.Continued ...
- Unbeaten Titans roll past Central, 6-1