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Saints split as Tyndall throws gem

Saints split as Tyndall throws gem

  MANISTEE —The Manistee Saints may have started the season slow on Monday afternoon, but they were able to salvage a split on …

Manistee baseball splits with Kingsley to end regular season

Manistee baseball splits with Kingsley to end regular season

  MANISTEE — Manistee baseball split its season-ending doubleheader Thursday night at home against Kingsley. The Chippewas won the …

Manistee Saints open 2017 season Sunday

Manistee Saints open 2017 season Sunday

  When the Manistee Saints take the field in the familiar confines of Rietz Park to start their 83rd season on Sunday, there will be …

PREP ROUNDUP: MHS track runs at All-Star meet to prep for State Finals

PREP ROUNDUP: MHS track runs at All-Star meet to prep for State Finals

MUSKEGON —Manistee track went to the West Michigan Mejier All-Star track meet on Wednesday in preparation for the state finals next week. …

Manistee softball swept in regular-season finale

Manistee softball swept in regular-season finale

MANISTEE — Manistee’s hot streak of 15 wins in its last 16 softball games came to an ignominious end on Thursday, when Kingsley came to …

Recreation Sports

FISHING REPORT: Salmon, lake trout biting on Lake Michigan; bass season starts today

  MANISTEE — Salmon activity on Lake Michigan has been very active over the past few weeks with quite a few catches of Chinook and …

FISHING REPORT: Warmer weather, water heats up fishing in inland lakes, rivers

  MANISTEE — Warmer weather should help the fishing bite, the DNR reported. Those trolling in the Platte Bay shallow waters caught …

FISHING REPORT: 2017 Spring fishing seasons start today

MANISTEE — The walleye, pike and muskellunge opener on the Lower Peninsula inland waters is today. It’s also the statewide trout opener …

State Sports

Sato holds off Helio to win Indy 500

By PETE HAYES Tribune News Service It was a thrilling Indy 500 finish — and for Takuma Sato, it was five years in the making. Sato …

Beach Bums win fourth straight series

From STAFF REPORTS TRAVERSE CITY– The Traverse City Beach Bums(8-7) used the long ball effectively in defeating the Southern Illinois …

Ausmus: J.D. Martinez ‘could be back by the weekend’

By ANTHONY FENECH Tribune News Service PHOENIX — The timetable for J.D. Martinez to rejoin the Detroit Tigers has not changed. Tigers …

Sports Columns

COLUMN: Jalen Rose needs to shut up about scandal

Jalen Rose is at it again. The guy who has spent the last two decades pretending that he was a victim and not a perpetrator of the biggest …

Tigers’ opener rained out; glass still half-full

Tigers’ opener rained out; glass still half-full

This was where the story of the opening game of the 2017 Detroit Tigers season was supposed to go. But the game was rained out, and will be …

Front office does little to improve Tigers during offseason

Front office does little to improve Tigers during offseason

The Detroit Tigers begin another season this afternoon and I admit I’m excited for the season to begin. Opening day marks the beginning …