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Manistee Equestrian Team wins district

Manistee Equestrian Team wins district

The Manistee Equestrian Team won the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association’s District 9 horse show at Mason County Fairgrounds over the weekend. The two-member team (pictured from left) of senior Abi Sorrels and freshman Shanna Tetzlaff topped the three-team Division D field to earn a berth at the upcoming regional competition, to be held Sept. 27 and […]

Manistee wins Spring Lake Invite

Manistee wins Spring Lake Invite

SPRING LAKE — The Manistee swimming and diving team further proved its talent and depth this season by topping the seven-team field at the Spring Lake Invitational on Saturday. The Chippewas totaled 463 points in the victory while the hosting Lakers (389) were second, Muskegon Catholic Central (288) third, Hudsonville (271) fourth, Muskegon Mona Shores […]

Chips place 7th, 9th in Grand Rapids

Chips place 7th, 9th in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Manistee’s boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Cougar Falcon Invite on Saturday, which was split into three varsity races. Each running in respective fields of 11 teams, the Chippewa girls placed seventh with 163 points and the boys ninth with 212. Pewamo-Westphalia won the girls race with 63 points […]

Onekama cruises to homecoming win

Onekama cruises to homecoming win

ONEKAMA — The Onekama Portagers’ football team scored on their first offensive play from scrimmage. After a Jon Acton interception, they scored on the second, jumping out to an early lead and never looking back in their 68-0 homecoming victory over the Traverse City Christian Sabres Friday night. The win left the Portagers 2-0 in conference […]

Local salmon fishing currently slow

MANISTEE — Cooler temperatures moved salmon closer to shore and into some of the major river systems, especially on the west side of the state, the DNR said in its weekly report. However, a warm up and thunderstorms this weekend is expected to limit success. At Manistee, boats trolling around the harbor reported slow catch rates, […]