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Reed City overcomes slow start to defeat Grant 56-42

Reed City overcomes slow start to defeat Grant 56-42

REED CITY — The shots didn’t come as easy for the Reed City boys basketball team on Friday. But the Coyotes (4-1, 2-0) had a strong …

DNR evaluating deer season success

DNR evaluating deer season success

CADILLAC — DNR wildlife expert Katie Keen has been reviewing the recently competed deer season and gives it, generally speaking, a …

Anglers venture on first ice with little success

Anglers venture on first ice with little success

BIG RAPIDS — Jerry Mondrella is a long-time avid ice fisherman who ventures out as soon as he can. So far for Mondrella and other area …

Ice fishing starts, but surfaces are thin and dangerous

Ice fishing starts, but surfaces are thin and dangerous

BIG RAPIDS — Ice is forming on the inland lakes, the DNR reports, but most do not have safe ice yet. There was no safeproof ice in …

Ferris Sports

They’ll be back

They’ll be back

It’s obviously no shame being national runners-up. But it’s extremely painful when you so badly wanted to be champions. Two points can …

Ferris State falls to Valdosta State 49-47 in D2 National Championship Game thriller

Ferris State falls to Valdosta State 49-47 in D2 National Championship Game thriller

MCKINNEY, TX — “Football is a game of inches and inches make the champion.” Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi’s words …

Bulldogs hope today is championship day

Bulldogs hope today is championship day

BIG RAPIDS — Will today be Ferris football’s greatest moment? Being in the NCAA Division II national title game vs Valdosta State today …

Ferris State’s Jayru Campbell honored as 2018 Harlon Hill Trophy  Award recipient

Ferris State’s Jayru Campbell honored as 2018 Harlon Hill Trophy Award recipient

BIG RAPIDS — For the third time in the past five seasons, the nation’s top NCAA Division II Football player is from Ferris State …

State Sports

Dylan Larkin scores in OT, Red Wings edge Maple Leafs 5-4

Dylan Larkin scores in OT, Red Wings edge Maple Leafs 5-4

TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock expected William Nylander to be “the freshest guy in hockey” on Thursday night. That …

Bledsoe scores 27, leads Bucks to 115-92 win over Pistons

Bledsoe scores 27, leads Bucks to 115-92 win over Pistons

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Bledsoe matched his season high with 27 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 15 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to …

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JEFF SEIDEL: Tigers’ plan may include trading J.D., Verlander

Come here, buddy. Have I got a deal for you? My name is Al. Al Avila. I’m the general manager of the Detroit Tigers, and I’ll be your …

JEFF SEIDEL: Stafford marches Lions back, defense seals it

Once again, it was on Matthew Stafford. Once again, Stafford came through in the clutch, leading the Detroit Lions to a 31-28 victory. Yes, …