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Chippewas sweep Falcons

Chippewas sweep Falcons

MANISTEE — The post-game check list requires Manistee’s players to clean up the dugout and groom the diamond. With so many first-year varsity players, coach Troy Nezki was giving raking and brooming instructions as the sun went down. But when it came to pitching, Nezki just gave his young arms the ball and let them […]

Bobcats drop two to Norsemen

Bobcats drop two to Norsemen

BRETHREN — Down three runs with the sun starting to set, Brethren nearly rose to the occasion Thursday night in an attempt to salvage a split. The Bobcats plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth, but were unable to tie the game as Suttons Bay completed its sweep with a 17-16 victory […]

Area teams, individuals earn Academic All-State honors

Area teams, individuals earn Academic All-State honors

Lakers’ Harrington, Merrill, Chips’ Fuller get individual awards Manistee County basketball teams combined to win two district titles last season, but took home more postseason honors for their work in the classroom. Both the girls and boys teams from Manistee, Bear Lake and Brethren earned Academic All-State honorable mentions from the Basketball Coaches Association of […]