| Dec 22, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Joe Robbins says he has bled blue and white for as long as he can remember.
He won’t have to change now.
Robbins will trade his Petoskey Northmen blue-and-white for that of Grand Valley State University after making a verbal commitment to play...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:55 AM
DETROIT — Western Michigan coach Bill Cubit was thrilled after he found out his team would be playing in a bowl close to home.
The Broncos don't even have to leave the state to play in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Tuesday against Purdue at...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 9:31 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Western Michigan started strong and closed with a shot to earns its first bowl win in school history.
Letting Purdue recover two onside kicks in the first half doomed the Broncos' chances.
The Boilermakers made two gambles on...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Playing Division I college soccer has been a dream come true so far for Charlevoix’s Ben Myers.
The pursuit of that dream led him to Clemson University in South Carolina — some 1,000 miles away from friends and family in Northern Michigan...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:00 AM
Petoskey graduate Grant Tracy scored five points, dished out two assists and grabbed two rebounds in helping the Grand Rapids Community College men’s basketball team to an 84-57 win over Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
Tracy, a guard, had seven...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:12 PM
I was thinking about a blog Mike Helfgot wrote a while back about how ranking players is an inexact science.
He used rankings from Rivals.com, my employer, to make the point that some players are missed, some are ranked too high and others are under the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:39 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Frances Boukidis (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) junior, Northern Illinois soccer: The former Falcons offensive standout is leading the way for the Huskies this season, but her season hit...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:41 PM
All the freshman center knows is the Panthers have been pretty good for about as long as he can remember. Tell him the team actually missed the NCAA tournament for the first time under coach Jamie Dixon, and the 7-footer from New Zealand shrugs his...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Chandler Harnish is compared to Tim Tebow on his draft profile at NFL.com because both are dual-threat quarterbacks.
Harnish, out of Northern Illinois University, says he's a different type of QB, not as big. But there are some similarities. Both aren'...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:23 AM
50 years ago
— Boyne City defeated Petoskey, 59-51, in a track. Petoskey’s Hugh Smith broke a seven-year-old school record in the 880-yard run, finishing in 2 minutes, 4 seconds. George Robinson held the previous mark.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:04 PM
Freshman Kerby Tamm scored eight points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out one assist in 15 minutes for the Central Michigan women’s basketball team during an 84-66 Mid-American Conference victory over Ball State.
Tamm, a Petoskey grad, made two...