MECOSTA — A Kids & Dogs Small Game Hunt has been set for Dec. 22, at the Mecosta County Rod and Gun Club. Pete Kailing, county wildlife biologist for the Department of Natural Resources, said youth hunters ages 17 and under are invited to attend. Experienced hunters are asked to bring a friend new to […]
The deer firearm season ended more than a week ago and preliminary reports seem to provide a general favorable impression of the overall season Katie Keen, northern Michigan wildlife biologist for the Department of Natural Resources, said information the department usually goes by won’t be available for awhile. “We also use post deer harvest surveys,” […]
BIG RAPIDS — A quick start led to a dominating evening for the Big Rapids Cardinals on Thursday night. The Cardinals fired out to a 10-0 first-quarter start, limited Reed City to 14 points in the first three periods and went on to a 59-36 victory in the Central State Activities Association boys basketball opener […]
BALDWIN – Defense did the trick for the Baldwin Panthers in a 50-36 victory over Northport on Tuesday night to open the boys basketball season for both teams. Andon Ware scored 21 points while Daekwon Fisher added 16 in leading the Panthers. Baldwin limited the Wildcats to 16 points in the first three quarters. The […]
BALDWIN – Mariah Kalchik scored 11 points to lead a balanced attack for Northport in a 42-24 nonleague victory Tuesday night over the Baldwin girls basketball team, Mikayla George led Baldwin with 16 points. George scored Baldwin’s only points with a field goal and 3-pointer in the first quarter, with Northport leading 10-5 She also […]
Coyote point guard looking forward to playing for former WNBA player REED CITY — Emma Lockhart knows where she’ll be playing basketball the next five seasons. This season, Lockhart will be playing her senior year at Reed City. After that, she’ll be pursuing a four-year collegiate career at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. Lockhart signed […]
REED CITY — The pesky Cadillac full-court defensive pressure was too much for the Reed City Coyotes to overcome Friday night. The Vikings forced 33 Reed City turnovers and also dominated the Coyotes on the boards in a 64-54 girls basketball victory. Seniors Kalee Hensel and Emma Lockhart combined for 39 of Reed City’s 54 […]
Greg Jehnzen, local hunter, explains how he shot a large 8 point buck.
EVART — Mara VanOrder had an impressive freshman debut for the Evart varsity girls basketball team but the Wildcats couldn’t overcome a powerhouse Lakeview attack in a 60-20 loss to open the season for both teams Tuesday night. VanOrder scored 10 points for the Wildcats while sophomore Kristin Kullman and senior Saige Nabozny had five […]
Local hunter, Elvis Peacock, explains how he bagged a huge 11 point buck.
LEROY — Coach Shawn Ruppert has a Pine River girls basketball team that could make some serious noise in the Highland Conference this season. The Bucks are in their third week of practice and are ready for a season that starts today in nonleague action at Reed City. Ruppert returns seven players including four starters […]
Ed’s Sport Shop owner believes bigger bucks should be expected this season BALDWIN — Doug Loomis has the inkling this could be a very special firearm deer hunting season when all is said and done. Loomis has owned Ed’s Sport Shop in Baldwin for more than 25 years. During the bow season, Loomis had indications […]