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The Grayling Vikings were down 20-6 late in the third quarter of Thursday night’s varsity football game at Cheboygan – a Northern Michigan Football Conference Legends Division contest, the first league match of the season for both schools – but they battled back, tying the game at 20-20, and they...
The Vikings – during their varsity football season opener at Roscommon on Thursday night – battled back to pull within four late in the third period after trailing by 10 at halftime, but the Bucks scored three more TDs down the stretch, and the final score was Roscommon 44, Grayling 34....
The varsity girls golf program from Grayling High School has low overall numbers, just enough to post an official team score at meets. The squad was a little late getting going due to its low player numbers, but the golfers are practicing now, and the team has its first meets of the 2018 fall...
The varsity football team from Grayling High School, a squad that’s in its second full week of official practice sessions following a productive offseason this summer, will open its 2018 season with a road game at Roscommon next week. The program’s numbers are a little down so far this year,...
Grayling High School’s varsity volleyball squad – a team that started its official practices for the 2018 fall season last week – will play in its first tournament this week with a group that has a lot of varsity experience. “Strong senior class coming in, and our juniors are very athletic,”...
The varsity cross country program from Grayling High School – a group that started its official practices on Wednesday, Aug. 8 – has close to 20 runners this year, including two returning state qualifiers. “Right now I have 17 total,” Coach Justin Andre said. The squad has more girls than...
Grayling High School’s varsity boys soccer team will feature a young group this year – only two seniors – but the players are coming off a busy offseason and a full week of official practices in preparation for next week’s season opener. “We’re young,” Coach Brad Wagner said. “We’ve got a core...
The Grayling Recreation Authority 10K/5K – foot races for people of all ages held every year during the AuSable River Festival – had a little bit of a down year numbers wise last year, but the event rebounded this year with a strong overall total; more than 160 people finished the 5K or 10K races...
Going into the 2018 AuSable River Canoe Marathon, two teams had won the race nine times. Jeff Kolka and Serge Corbin did it first with eight victories in 1996 through 2003 and one more win in 2005. Andrew Triebold and Steve Lajoie, as a duo, won in 2004, then posted eight consecutive first place...
The run to the river. For many AuSable River Canoe Marathon fans, it’s the best part of the race. Hundreds of cheering spectators lining the streets of Grayling, more than 160 paddlers carrying their canoes downhill to the river, jumping in, paddles hitting the water for the first time. It’s a...

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