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Sabers fall to Posen, postseason hopes end

Sabers fall to Posen, postseason hopes end

MANISTEE — Manistee Catholic Central football had a chance to keep its postseason hopes alive as the Sabers had a first-and-10 at their …

Manistee caps historic 9-0 season with hard fought win

Manistee caps historic 9-0 season with hard fought win

MANISTEE — Nothing is perfect… Until it is. On Friday night, Manistee proved perfection is attainable with a hard fought 28-14 …

Lakers fall short of Panthers in four sets

Lakers fall short of Panthers in four sets

BEAR LAKE — Bear Lake volleyball hosted Frankfort in a non-conference matchup Thursday and fell in four sets by scores of 19-25, 25-20, …

Chippewas bow out in district semifinal

Chippewas bow out in district semifinal

LUDINGTON — Manistee’s boys soccer season came to an end in the district semifinals on Wednesday, with a hard-fought 2-1 loss to Big …

Chips look to close regular season unbeaten

Chips look to close regular season unbeaten

Manistee football heads into its Week 9 home contest against Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian with a chance to become the first 9-0 …

Recreation Sports

FISHING REPORT: Local salmon, trout plentiful but finicky in lakes and rivers

The DNR reports cool wet weather has helped bring salmon and trout close to shore and up into the rivers, but the bite has been a bit slow. …

FISHING REPORT: Salmon abundant in Manistee, Platte rivers, high wind slows lake fishing

Fishermen are reminded that both the fishing and possession season on the Type 1 and 2 streams as well as the Type A and D inland trout …

FISHING REPORT: Fall fishing starting with cooler temps, inland lakes heating up

Rain and cooler temperatures should help produce some better fishing, the DNR said. Salmon are in the rivers, the DNR said, but water …

State Sports

Beach Bums Fan Fest opens 2018 season

TRAVERSE CITY – For the first time in 2018, the gates of Wuerfel Park were opened as the Traverse City Beach Bums held its 13th annual …

No. 2 Michigan State beats Wisconsin, wraps up Big Ten title

No. 2 Michigan State beats Wisconsin, wraps up Big Ten title

By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 20 points and went 6 for 6 from the 3-point line, and No. …

Detroit Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy: NCAA ‘one of worst organizations’

by Vince Ellis Tribune News Service CHARLOTTE — Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy admits it’s a case of defending your own. But he …

Sports Columns

YOSHONIS: Farewell, Manistee: Sports Editor heading to Cajun country

YOSHONIS: Farewell, Manistee: Sports Editor heading to Cajun country

So long, Manistee. It’s been good to know you. Next week, I will be leaving the News Advocate after over four years as your sports …

YOSHONIS: U-M, MSU both need to improve after tough openers

YOSHONIS: U-M, MSU both need to improve after tough openers

After the long holiday weekend, and all of the sports goings-on therein, let’s take a moment and reflect on what we’ve learned in the …

YOSHONIS: Frustrated, Detroit Tiger fans? Well, get used to it

YOSHONIS: Frustrated, Detroit Tiger fans? Well, get used to it

To say this has been an inconsistent season for the Detroit Tigers would be indulging in understatement. As one might expect from a team of …