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For the first time in many years, he will not be a football coach. “My whole adult life, I’ve coached football. It’s all I’ve known,” said Tim Sanchez, who’s been the varsity football coach for Grayling High School since 2009. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach with the program. Sanchez...
It was the final match of his Grayling High School wrestling career. The state finals. A bout to determine fifth/sixth place in the 215-pound weight class in Division 3. He was behind 8-0 in the third period. Facing a loss. But then, Reece Ferrigan did what he does. He put his opponent on the mat...
Rich Moffit, who helmed Grayling High School’s varsity boys basketball program for 24 years, coached his final game for the Vikings last week; he is retiring from teaching and coaching and will soon transition into a new career at the admissions department of a Michigan university. Moffit said...
The Grayling Vikings had a lead at halftime of Monday night’s playoff game – a round one District 62-B boys basketball contest played at Ogemaw Heights High School vs. the Tawas Braves – but they were not able to maintain it in the second half, and the Vikings fell to the Braves by a final score...
The Grayling Vikings built a double digit advantage with a 16-3 run late in the first period, and they maintained a lead the rest of the way during Tuesday night’s varsity boys basketball game at Houghton Lake, leading to a 78-65 victory for Grayling. The contest – a nonconference match – was the...
The varsity girls basketball team from Grayling High School ended its 2017-2018 season with a 44-12 loss vs. the Falcons of West Branch Ogemaw Heights on Wednesday during the semifinal round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s District 62-B tournament. Standish Sterling Central...
The Grayling Vikings, during Friday night’s varsity boys basketball game vs. the visiting Boyne City Ramblers, battled back from a nine-point fourth quarter deficit to force overtime, but the Vikings were not able to get a shot to fall in the extra period, and the Ramblers won 55-45. Boyne City...
Grayling High School had four regional qualifiers for wrestling this year, and three of them advanced to the state finals with top-four finishes during the Michigan High School Athletic Association Region 9-3 tournament on Saturday at Kalkaska High School. “What a great day for us,” Coach Andy...
Two Grayling High School skiers, Jacob Macfalda and David Burr, with their placements at regionals on Monday at Nub’s Nob, qualified for the upcoming state finals. In giant slalom, Grayling’s boys finished 6th as a team. Macfalda qualified for the state finals with a 13th place finish in the...
The varsity wrestling squad from Grayling High School lost 44-27 vs. the Gladstone Braves on Wednesday during a District 166-3 tournament semifinal series that came down to the final few weight classes. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s District 166-3 tournament – hosted by Boyne...

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