December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Okerlund shoots Lakers past Comets

Up big in the second quarter, Glen Lake star Xander Okerlund took a pass in transition, timed his steps and elevated for a two-handed exclamation point. More...

Suttons Bay falls to Elk Rapids, Benzie at home

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A furious second-half comeback and a double-double from Garrett Keith weren’t enough for Suttons Bay on Tuesday as the Norsemen opened league play with a 74-64 home loss to Benzie Central.  The Norsemen (1-2, 0-1 NWC) trailed 46-30 at half More...

Reynolds, North Bay flip script at Onekama

It was certainly a tale of two halves for Sarah Reynolds and the North Bay girls at Onekama on Friday.  North Bay trailed 25-13 through two quarters — and won the game 56-49.  So what exactly did North Bay coach Jim Champion say at ha More...

Freshman shines as Comets win Northwest Conference debut

A monster game from a Leland freshman lifted the Comets to a 56-48 win over visiting Buckley on Friday.  The freshman, Olivia Lowe, finished with 22 points, 18 rebounds and three steals in the victory.  More...

Glen Lake softball coach to collect hall-of-fame honors

Congratulations have poured in on social media this week for a local coach known to deflect any and all credit in the direction of his players.  More...

Extra Points: Free Press recognizes trio of Lakers

Glen Lake junior shooting guard Xander Okerlund was included on the Detroit Free Press list of top-100 basketball players in the state last week.  Okerlund, the Leelanau County Dream Team MVP in 2017, didn’t crack the top 40 spots on the l More...

Miller nets 30 as Comets rally past Eagles

Last season, Leland beat Lake Leelanau St. Mary by 24 and 36.  Last week, Leland trailed Lake Leelanau St. Mary through three quarters.  More...

Cherryland champs start title defense with big win

Three games into the 2017-18 campaign, the Northport boys basketball team is starting to find its identity. “It’s going to be that kind of year where we have a different guy step up every night,” coach Dan Stowe said. More...

Schaub leads St. Mary past North Bay

Lexi Schaub scored 13 points and Alexandra Kirt added 12 in Lake Leelanau last Thursday as St. Mary stayed perfect by winning its first-ever matchup with North Bay, 52-42. More...

Schaub’s double-double lifts Lakers past rival in rematch of district semis

The emotion didn’t exactly match that of last year’s 50-44 district semifinal win over the top-ranked team in Class C — but it still felt good.  “It felt amazing to beat them again,” Glen Lake center Kaitlyn Schaub More...

PUSHING FOR EXCELLENCE

GLEN LAKE bowler Ken Plamondon drops down for some pushups after throwing a gutter ball in practice. More...