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About Dylan Savela

Dylan is the sports editor for the News Advocate. You can reach him at (231) 398-3112 or dsavela@pioneergroup.com.

Lakers return to D4 finals on a mission

Lakers return to D4 finals on a mission

Already bulging with hardware, the cross country section of Bear Lake’s trophy case can always be crammed with more. And that’s exactly what the Lakers look to do this weekend in the Division 4 state finals at Michigan International Speedway of Brooklyn. “The goal is to go down there and bring home a couple trophies,” […]

Manistee girls win program-first regional

Manistee girls win program-first regional

ACME — No amount of downplaying nor sugarcoating could curb the expectations for the Manistee girls cross country team this year. So heading into Saturday’s Division 3 regional at Grand Traverse Resort, coach Craig Fuller didn’t even try. “I put a lot of pressure on these girls today,” he said after the Chippewas captured the […]

Chippewas win big in season finale

Chippewas win big in season finale

MANISTEE — A fireworks display illuminated Chippewa Field on Friday night, but only after the Chippewas put on a show of their own. Manistee captured its first winning season since 2012 with a 63-7 rout of White Cloud, snapping a three-game skid and ending the regular season with a bang. “This was really important,” said […]

Chips eye winning season tonight

Chips eye winning season tonight

Manistee strung together three wins from Weeks 3 to 5 this season, but unfortunately for the Chippewas, that was followed up with just as many losses. The team looks to snap the current skid tonight when hosting White Cloud for a 7 p.m. kickoff at Chippewa Field. A victory over the struggling Indians (1-7) would […]