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Manistee, Catholic Central both turning a page in boys basketball

Manistee, Catholic Central both turning a page in boys basketball

Don’t look now, but all of a sudden Manistee has two real boys basketball teams. These days, both Manistee High and Manistee Catholic …

PREP ROUNDUP: Onekama girls beat Lake Leelanau St. Mary

PREP ROUNDUP: Onekama girls beat Lake Leelanau St. Mary

LAKE LEELANAU — Onekama girls basketball pulled off a big win on Wednesday night against Lake Leelanau St. Mary. The Portagers (4-5) were …

PREP ROUNDUP: MCC girls pick up first win of season, 35-19 over TC Bulldogs

PREP ROUNDUP: MCC girls pick up first win of season, 35-19 over TC Bulldogs

MANISTEE — Manistee Catholic Central girls basketball finally has a reason to celebrate after a game this season. The Sabers managed to …

Portagers defeat Suttons Bay in overtime thriller, 54-52

Portagers defeat Suttons Bay in overtime thriller, 54-52

ONEKAMA — It took them a bit longer than normal, but Onekama picked up a big Northwest Conference boys basketball victory Tuesday night, …

Manistee boys winning streak snapped

Manistee boys winning streak snapped

MANISTEE — Points came at a premium on Tuesday night for Manistee and Muskegon Heights boys basketball, but in the end the Chippewas …

Recreation Sports

FISHING REPORT: Recent warmup slows ice fishing, but brings out fresh steelhead

MANISTEE — The DNR reports even though ice fishing is on, it is hard to say what impact the rain and above freezing temperatures this …

FISHING REPORT: Ice fishing is on, DNR warns anglers to use caution

MANISTEE — The DNR reports ice fishing is on for most of the state but there are different ice conditions in various locations. …

FISHING REPORT: High winds keeping catches down; anglers looking forward to ice fishing

The DNR reports strong winds continue to hamper fishing along the Great Lakes. A major cool down the end of next week should help start the …

State Sports

Hornets control second half in 118-107 win over Pistons

Hornets control second half in 118-107 win over Pistons

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Stephen Silas wrapped up his stint as Charlotte’s acting head coach with a win. Kemba …

Detroit Tigers coaching staff: Lloyd McClendon, Dave Clark could return

Detroit Tigers coaching staff: Lloyd McClendon, Dave Clark could return

By Anthony Fenech Tribune News Service The Detroit Tigers’ new coaching staff is taking shape. Behind the scenes, those on board with …

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh and Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck respect each other a lot

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh and Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck respect each other a lot

By Nick Baumgardner Tribune News Service When it comes to unique behavior, Jim Harbaugh and P.J. Fleck lead the way — with room to spare …

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Manistee, Catholic Central both turning a page in boys basketball

Manistee, Catholic Central both turning a page in boys basketball

Don’t look now, but all of a sudden Manistee has two real boys basketball teams. These days, both Manistee High and Manistee Catholic …

YOSHONIS: A few things we’ve learned so far this high-school basketball season

YOSHONIS: A few things we’ve learned so far this high-school basketball season

Now that we’re smack in the middle of the local high-school basketball season — and, frankly, now that so many games were postponed …

FOGG: Big Ten basketball mirror image of football

Earlier this week I wrote a column about how the Big Ten surprised everyone with its depth in football this season. Now that conference …