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Manistee to host catamaran races on Lake Michigan 

Manistee to host catamaran races on Lake Michigan 

MANISTEE — Manistee will be the site of a new regatta as part of the Catamaran Racing Association of Michigan (CRAM), which will be …

Saints games cancelled this weekend

Saints games cancelled this weekend

MANISTEE — This weekend’s Manistee Saints schedule went from four games to two to none. Manistee’s scheduled opponents, the Muskegon …

Racing yachts stop in for repairs at Municipal Marina

Racing yachts stop in for repairs at Municipal Marina

MANISTEE — Manistee Municipal Marina had a few unexpected visitors over the weekend. Several participants in the 109th-annual …

Lakers take to the gridiron for the first time

Lakers take to the gridiron for the first time

BRETHREN — Get used to first-evers in Bear Lake this fall. The Lakers began their first-ever football camp Monday at Brethren High School …

MCC football looks to take the next step

MCC football looks to take the next step

MANISTEE — Manistee Catholic Central football is looking to finally take the next step with a group of players who have been growing with …

Recreation Sports

Fishermen and Conservationists worry about Asian carp 

Fishermen and Conservationists worry about Asian carp 

Last week fisherman and conservationists learned that an Asian carp was found only 9 miles from Lake Michigan. The Silver carp, which is …

Anglers try for the big one at Budweiser Pro-Am

  MANISTEE — Anglers covered the rivers and lakes around Manistee all weekend with the Budweiser Pro-Am tournament put on by the …

Big Catches at Ladies Pro-Am

Big Catches at Ladies Pro-Am

  Twenty teams entered the Manistee County Sport Fishing Association’s 2017 Ladies Classic on Friday morning with fisherwomen from …

State Sports

Inept Detroit Lions invest millions in Ford Field upgrade — how?

Inept Detroit Lions invest millions in Ford Field upgrade — how?

I laugh hard at anyone who makes the statement that owning a sports franchise is just like any other business. It is usually uttered by …

Tigers end losing streak at eight with 7-5 win in San Diego to end road trip

By GEORGE SIPPLE Tribune News Service SAN DIEGO — MIkie Mahtook hit a two-out, two-run single in the top of the ninth to break a 5-5 …

Stan Van Gundy pleased with presence of Pistons at practice facility

By VINCE ELLIS Tribune News Service Veteran Marcus Morris has been a regular presence. Youngsters Darrun Hilliard, Henry Ellenson and …

Sports Columns

Inept Detroit Lions invest millions in Ford Field upgrade — how?

Inept Detroit Lions invest millions in Ford Field upgrade — how?

I laugh hard at anyone who makes the statement that owning a sports franchise is just like any other business. It is usually uttered by …

Pistons blunder in draft with Duke’s Luke Kennard

Pistons blunder in draft with Duke’s Luke Kennard

For about 30 minutes Thursday night I had faith in humanity while the Detroit Pistons were shopping for an Andre Drummond trade. Now it’s …

COLUMN: Fans clamor for Ausmus’s head; is it time to listen?

COLUMN: Fans clamor for Ausmus’s head; is it time to listen?

After splitting a 4-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend, the Detroit Tigers seem to be in a tailspin, having lost eight of …