Sports

The Grayling Skate Park, located next to City Hall on City Boulevard, hosted the fifth annual Father’s Day Skate Competition on Saturday afternoon, and 10 skateboarders participated. Overall numbers were down a little bit this year for the competition. Event organizers said rain in the forecast...
The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program has existed since the year 1983 and has been taught in the Crawford AuSable School District since 1988. The D.A.R.E program is first taught to students in fifth grade and again in seventh grade. Over 4,000 students have taken part in the...
The Hanson Hills Challenge Mountain Bike Race – an event conducted by Fun Promotions LLC at Hanson Hills Recreation Area on Sunday, June 4 – featured approximately 180 racers in a variety of divisions. The Hanson Hills Challenge featured divisions for mountain bikes and fat bikes, single speed...
Grayling High School’s varsity softball team clinched a district championship with a 7-3 win vs. the Manton Rangers on Saturday afternoon after advancing to the title game with an 8-5 semifinal round victory vs. the Roscommon Bucks earlier in the day. Manton was the host for the District 67-3...
The varsity girls softball squad from Grayling High School advanced to the District 67-3 championship game with an 8-5 victory vs. the Roscommon Bucks at Manton on Saturday morning. The Vikings posted a one-two-three inning in the top of the first, catching two pop-ups and getting a Roscommon...
Two Grayling Viking track and field athletes finished high enough at the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Region 29-3 meet on Friday to qualify for the upcoming state finals. The Brookwood Athletic Complex in Clare hosted regionals. Ellie Carr’s second place finish in the shot put...
Grayling High School recognized its Class of 2017 sports participants – a group that included six all-state players – on Thursday night during the 19th Annual Senior Student-Athlete Honors Night. The school did not have power due to a storm on Wednesday, but the athletic department was able to...
The varsity track and field team from Grayling High School made the trip to Alma College on Saturday for the annual Scottie Invitational, and the Vikings had several solid performances, including seven top 10 placements, several personal bests, and one new school record. It was a sizeable meet...
Grayling High School’s varsity girls soccer team defeated the Kingsley Stags by a final score of 2-0 on Friday night during a nonconference game played at Viking Stadium. After nearly 31 scoreless minutes, Grayling got on the board with a goal by Molly Leslie. Neither squad scored in the final...
The varsity boys golf team – a senior-heavy group with a new coach this year – recently started its 2017 campaign following a pre-season that included some creative inside work due to weather issues outside. Official practices for the 2017 spring sports seasons in Michigan began on Monday,...

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