Golf camp puts the fun in fundamentals



By John Droke Sports Writer LAPEER — About 50 boys and girls ages 8-15 are taking it to the links in this year’s 13th annual Lake Nepessing Golfland Junior Camp. The camp kicked off June 16th and will run every Tuesday until July 14. The first three weeks the campers meet at the Lake Nepessing Golfland driving range to learn […]

All-North Central Thumb League BASEBALL



First Team Cody Paupert, Dryden • Jr. Second Team Evan Crean, Dryden • Sr. Honorable mention Dryden: Nathan Forrest

All-District SOCCER



First Team Brittany Lewis, Dryden • Sr., Midfield Maddy Couch, Dryden • So., Forward Chelsea Benoit, Dryden • Sr., Sweeper Liz Sturza, Dryden • Sr., Forward

All-Genesee Area Conference Red BASEBALL



First Team Josh Johnson, LakeVille • So., Outfield Second Team Scott Strong, LakeVille • So., Infield Zack Snyder, LakeVille • Jr., Infield Honorable mention LakeVille: Jeremy Voss

Alone in the zone



The sports dead zone has arrived as Major League Baseball is the only sport currently going on. There is no NBA, no NHL, no college or pro football for another month yet. I guess we are stuck with Major League Baseball for the next month or so. We do have lots and lots of baseball talk, though. The Detroit Tigers […]

All-Flint Metro Conference Tennis



First Team Casey Spooner, Lapeer West • Sr., No.1 Singles • Qualified for state meet (individual)

Waiting game



Farmers across the state just can’t seem to catch a break with the weather this year. And, if the spring planting season is any indication, the summer is going to be long and stressful one for them across the state — and nation. Reports show that the 2009 spring season was the wettest on record since 1986. Farmers, whether on […]

Lapeer County Lions still looking for win



By Chris Dungey Contributor OTISVILLE-LAKEVILLE This year’s version of the Lapeer County Lions struggled again last Saturday night as they entertained the Grand Rapids Thunder at Lakeville High School. The Lions had dropped their first four regular-season games against Michigan Admirals, Motor City Soldiers, West Michigan Force, and Battle Creek Blaze. Grand Rapids came in as defending United States Football […]

All-North Central Thumb League SOFTBALL



First Team Sarah Deceuninck, Dryden • Sr., Infield Second Team Amanda Jones, Dryden • Sr., Infield Honorable Mention Dryden: Natalie Maynard

All-Flint Metro Conference GOLF



First Team Tyler Garris, Lapeer West Brian McGeary, Lapeer West Honorable mention Lapeer West: Ian Koryciak.