| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games.
Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:08 AM
Last winter, it all came together for the Petoskey High School ski teams in late February.
Both the Northmen boys and girls teams earned Division II state championships at Boyne Mountain under second-year coach Travis Hill, who’s teams utilized...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:04 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS —The Harbor Springs girls’ ski team got the new season off to a fast start Thursday at Nub’s Nob.
The Rams put together a solid team performance in giant slalom en route to winning the season opening six-team Lake...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:52 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Battling the likes of Division I powers Traverse City Central and T.C. West, both the Petoskey and Harbor Springs girls’ ski teams put together solid efforts Monday at the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Invitational.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:57 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Not bad for starters.
The defending Division II state champion Petoskey High School boys’ ski team picked up right where it left off Monday in the season-opening Harbor-Petoskey Invitational at Boyne Highlands.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:01 AM
50 years ago
— During a week where most high school athletic events were cancelled due to a blizzard that dumped 40 inches of snow on the area, Petoskey St. Francis was able to get two boys’ basketball games completed. The results for the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:46 AM
BOYNE FALLS —Jac Talcott of Harbor Springs finished third in giant slalom, while Harbor’s Abigail Hackman was third in slalom during a Lake Michigan Conference meet Thursday at Boyne Mountain.
Complete results of the six-team league meet were...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:07 AM
BOYNE FALLS — Four-time Olympian, four-time world champion and winner of four national titles, skier A.J. Kitt has one regret from his racing career: that he did not train hard enough.
That might seem hard to believe from a guy of the athletic...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Growing up in Sweden, Freddie Jacobson started out in the conventional, popular sports: hockey and soccer.
"I was a right winger in hockey, but I didn't have a big enough shot," said the 2011 Travelers Championship winner. "I loved the team thing when...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:07 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Jonathan Harms drove from St. Louis to compete Saturday in a slalom skateboarding competition in South Bend.
Between races at the Pinhook Slalom Open, Harms explained how he defies the stereotypical televised image of popular...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:35 PM
CADILLAC — The Petoskey girls were third and the boys fourth Tuesday in a Big North Conference ski meet at Caberfae Peaks.
Traverse City Central edged T.C. West, 45-46, to win the girls meet. The Northmen finished with 69, followed by Cadillac,...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:14 AM
50 years ago
— Boyne City took over first place in the Northern Michigan Class C Conference with a 40-36 overtime win over Charlevoix. Doug Grubbe made all four of his free throws in overtime to lift the Ramblers, who finished 12-for-14 from the...