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.

FRANKFORT — The Frankfort Panthers used their height to thwart Suttons Bay’s plans of stealing a game on the Panthers home court on Tuesday.

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.

TRAVERSE CITY — The period part of the scoreboard was stuck on two during much of the third period Saturday at Centre Ice Arena.

TRAVERSE CITY — Josh Reece scored the game-winner late in overtime to give Traverse City West a 2-1 victory over Farmington United.

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. 

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.

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.

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City St. Francis ran past Houghton Lake Saturday in the Division 7 pre-district football battle at Thirlby Field.

TRAVERSE CITY — Kingsley won the ABCD Quad with a perfect record, and hopes it didn’t lose a big piece for districts.

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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