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6-run 5th inning lifts Saints over Saginaw

6-run 5th inning lifts Saints over Saginaw

MANISTEE — The Manistee Saints have yet to see a weekend where they play every scheduled game. The Saints also have yet to suffer a loss. …

Manistee National junior golf clinic helps build skills

Manistee National junior golf clinic helps build skills

MANISTEE — Manistee National wrapped up the Cutters’ Camp golf program on Friday. The weeklong junior golf clinic is held annually …

Saints to host Sunday doubleheader

Saints to host Sunday doubleheader

The Manistee Saints host the Saginaw Sugar Beets in a Great Lakes United Baseball League doubleheader on Sunday, as both teams look to hand …

Bear Lake’s Belinsky competes in Addix All-Star Football Game

Bear Lake’s Belinsky competes in Addix All-Star Football Game

Zach Belinsky was able to play one final game in his prep football career Friday as the Bear Lake lineman competed in the Addix All-Star …

Bobcats’ memorable run reaches its end

Bobcats’ memorable run reaches its end

Brethren edged by Beal City in regional semifinal FOWLER — Even special seasons come to an end, and on Saturday the Bobcats’ memorable …

Recreation Sports

Onekama author receives book award

Onekama author receives book award

ONEKAMA — Dennis Blue recently received the 2019 Christian Indie Award in Business for his book, “Through the Eyes of a …

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 …

State Sports

STATE NEWS IN BRIEF

Woman gets jail for neglect of horses in western Michigan MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 45 days in jail for the …

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. …

Sports Columns

SAVELA: Portagers’ character shines despite title game loss

SAVELA: Portagers’ character shines despite title game loss

After lining up opposite one another all afternoon long, Onekama and Rapid River did so again during Saturday’s trophy presentation in …

SAVELA: Portagers’ muddy celebration captures essence of the game

SAVELA: Portagers’ muddy celebration captures essence of the game

Even in the mud, it was clear: The Onekama Portagers were having the time of their lives. Their semifinal win over Portland St. Patrick on …

SAVELA: Onekama highlighting a fantastic Fall of local football

SAVELA: Onekama highlighting a fantastic Fall of local football

I thought I had covered my last local football game, but life has a funny way of, well, being funny. So there I was again — first night …