Sports

Practices for Grayling High School’s fall sports – football, volleyball, cross country, boys soccer, and girls golf – began this week, and many teams will play in their season openers soon. All of the varsity head coaches from last year are back for another season: Eric Tunney (football), Brad...
Grayling High School’s new Viking Activity Center – an expansion of its physical education facilities – is currently slated for completion later this year, and school officials are hoping the existing gym will be ready in time for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The new facility is...
The 2019 Grayling Recreation Authority 10K/5K – foot races for people of all ages held every year during the AuSable River Festival – featured close to 150 finishers with 103 people completing the 5K loop and 43 runners finishing the 10K course. This year’s 10K/5K event was held on Saturday, July...
The team with the most victories in the history of the Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda held every year during the last full weekend of July – added to its all-time record on Sunday, winning the race for the 11th time. Andrew...
Hundreds of fans, lining the streets of Grayling, watching from the bridge, the hill, the river banks, cheering for the paddlers as they run with their canoes to the water at the Old AuSable Fly Shop, beginning the all-night journey to Oscoda. The AuSable River Canoe Marathon’s run to the river...
Last year’s AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda – featured a few record-breaking performances, including a team establishing a new record for most wins by a duo in the history of the event, and a few more records are likely to fall during this year’s...
The team with the most championships in the event’s history – Andrew Triebold of Grayling and Steve Lajoie of Quebec – added one more Spike’s Challenge C-2 race victory to its record number on Sunday, winning the event for the 12th time.  Going into this year, the duo of Triebold and Lajoie had...
This year’s winners of the Spike’s Challenge C-2 race – Andrew Triebold and Steve Lajoie – also posted the event’s best sprint time on Saturday. The sprints for position event usually offers a good forecast of which teams will finish at the top of the actual race. During the 2019 Spike’s...
Fifty-eight paddlers – 50 men and eight women – raced from Grayling to Burton’s Landing in one-person canoes during the 2019 Spike’s Challenge C-1 race on Saturday night. Steve Lajoie won the Men’s Division with a time of 0:41:54. Danny Medina took second place with a time of 0:42:16. Chris...
Before they race a long distance, they will race a short distance. The 2019 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda – will determine starting positions for all of its teams with a three-day time trials event on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of next week...

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