| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been. She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever.
Vonn underscored her assessment...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
First step: selecting a camp
Do your research.
Talk to other parents, seek recommendations from friends
Research camps online, looking for parent and other recent reviews.
Attend camp fairs
Review expectations and camp values
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:50 PM
50 years ago
— Some 200 fans followed the Petoskey High School basketball team to a Class B regional championship game at the Central Michigan University Fieldhouse. The Northmen, the surprise winners of their district, would lose to Ludington, 76-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Matthew Mostoller, a seventh-grader at Westmont Hilltop Middle School, has once again qualified to compete in the USA Snowboarding Associations National Championships. Nationals will takes place at Copper Mt. Ski Resort in Colorado. Matthew, who moved up...
| 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...