TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City West head coach Ed Johnson found himself scrambling to set up the starting tent and gates at the fourth annual Peppi Teichner Town Slalom held at Hickory Hills on Friday.
ELK RAPIDS — It’s been a long seven years for the Rayders but the Charlevoix boys basketball team finally took down Elk Rapids on their home floor on Friday.
TRAVERSE CITY — There’s a blue vacuum cleaner in the Bay Reps’ Centre Ice Arena locker room. It’s emblazoned with a Reps logo and everything.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Bay Reps beat Rockford for the second time in five days, taking a 4-1 decision Thursday that wasn’t as easy as the score makes it look.
TRAVERSE CITY — The 10th annual Traverse City West Holiday Invitational saw 22 teams from all over the state make the trip to Traverse City and it gave teams and athletes a good barometer of where they sit about midway through the season.
TRAVERSE CITY — Following a heartbreaking first-round overtime loss at the Scott Miller Memorial Tournament on Thursday, the Traverse City Central Trojans poured on seven goals to beat Midland 7-5 on Friday at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City.
Adam Chittle, Sr., TC St. Francis, No. 1 singles: Had a 22-14 record in the top flight for the Glads and placed second in regionals. All-state honorable mention selection tallied 120 career wins.
Anci Dy, Traverse City West, Jr. (Player of the Year) — Won her Division 1 regional by 16 strokes, placed second in the state finals and named to the eight-player 2019 Super Team. Shot rounds of 76 and 73 at the finals to end up 3 shots behind eventual Miss Golf winner Allison Cui of Okemos. Shot three consecutive sub-70 rounds at Alpena, Charlevoix and Harbor Springs, including a 65 at the Charlevoix Invitational. Highest score of the season was a 76.
BIG RAPIDS — Johnny Stosio scored 32 points and Chase Ingersoll added 19 to eclipse the career 1,000-point mark as Forest Area defeated Big Rapids Crossroads 84-58 Friday.
IRON MOUNTAIN - Traverse City St. Francis spent all afternoon searching for the end zone Saturday in a 21-7 football loss to Iron Mountain in a Division 7 regional final at Iron Mountain.
MANISTIQUE — For a little over one set, it looked as if Manistique might be headed toward its first-ever regional title. Then, Traverse City St. Francis called timeout, regrouped and took over as the aggressor.
The Get Around Ep. 101 brings you all the supplemental coverage you need for the regional round of football and volleyball playoffs.
TRAVERSE CITY — For all the key plays Traverse City St. Francis quarterback Kolin Endres has made this season, a fumble recovery might go down as one of the biggest.
PETOSKEY — Traverse City Central won its first district volleyball title in three years with a straight-games win over Marquette in Petoskey.
MAPLE CITY — Kaylin Poole rebounded from an illness with a vengeance Tuesday, leading Traverse City St. Francis to a straight-games victory over Glen Lake to kick off volleyball districts.
BROOKLYN — All season Hunter Jones has been putting up phenomenal numbers as a freshman for the Benzie Central’s cross-country team. The story was no different Saturday for the state finals at Michigan International Speedway.
KALKASKA — Traverse City St. Francis won its eighth straight Lake Michigan Conference volleyball championship Saturday evening, getting by Elk Rapids twice in the process.
INDIAN RIVER — Johannesburg-Lewiston posted the football program’s first 9-0 regular season since 1998, capping it off with a 47-0 win over Inland Lakes.
MUSKEGON — A pass on Traverse City St. Francis’ final play fell incomplete in the end zone as top-ranked Muskegon Oakridge held off the visiting Gladiators 25-20.
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