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Practice starts locally for girls  basketball, competitive cheer

Practice starts locally for girls basketball, competitive cheer

Sneakers squeaked and balls bounced for the first time in an official capacity Monday as practice for girls basketball and competitive cheer got underway across the state under regulations by the Michigan High School Athletic Association. In Manistee, second-year girls basketball coach Todd Erickson — who is coming off an undefeated district-championship season — was […]

Chippewas win conference meet

Chippewas win conference meet

SPRING LAKE — The Manistee swimming/diving team won the Coastal Swim Conference championship meet over the weekend to become co-champions with Spring Lake, winner of the regular season. The Chippewas edged the hosting Lakers 533-512 while Muskegon Catholic Central (386) placed third, Ludington (295) fourth and Fremont (100) fifth. After securing 22 spots in the […]

Portagers progress in banner year

Portagers progress in banner year

With a sophomore and junior-laden line up last year, the Onekama football team experienced some growing pains. Still young but no longer lacking in experience, the Portagers grew into the best statistical offense the program has ever seen while finishing the regular season on a 6-1 run to secure the school’s first playoff berth since […]