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Bear Lake rolls against Pentwater

Bear Lake rolls against Pentwater

BEAR LAKE — Bear Lake junior Jordan Anderson was pulled up to basketball’s varsity level as a freshman by coach Garret Waller, then told to wait. Two years later, Anderson is showing that the wait was well worth it, as he scored 33 in the Lakers’ 80-56 win over the West Michigan D League rival Pentwater Falcons […]

Chips fall at home to Manton

Chips fall at home to Manton

MANISTEE — Sometimes, a sports story isn’t written by the score. If you look solely at the score of the Manistee’s boys basketball game Monday night with Manton, 71-51, where the Chippewas chalked up a tally on the wrong side of the win/loss column, you may assume the Chippewas played uncharacteristically poorly. Manistee coach Mike […]

Chips swim to third at Grand Rapids

Chips swim to third at Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — The young Manistee boys swimming team turned in a third-place performance Saturday in Grand Rapids, coming within a few points of second-place Ottawa Hills in a six-team field. Mattawan took first place in the sprint meet. Middleville Thornapple Kellog/Hastings was fourth, West Catholic was fifth and Union was sixth.  Every swimmer to […]