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Farm Bureau Insurance, the American Cancer Society, and Grayling High School’s varsity basketball programs teamed up for a Coaches vs. Cancer event on Friday night, and the basketball doubleheader raised more than $1,500 for the American Cancer Society. In addition to the fundraising efforts...
With team wins vs. Boyne City and Kalkaska on Wednesday night, the Grayling High School wrestling squad ended its 2019-2020 Lake Michigan Conference slate with a 4-0 record, a big step toward its eighth consecutive league title. On Wednesday, January 8, the Vikings opened their Lake Michigan...
The 2020 Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet – a series of cross country ski races presented by the Grayling Recreation Authority and the Grayling Rotary Club on Saturday at Hanson Hills Recreation Area – featured strong overall participation numbers despite the wind and the snow and the cold. “Numbers...
The varsity ski team from Grayling High School – after weeks of practicing, some inside, some outside – put its preparation to the test during its first meets of the 2020 season last week and this week. Elle Smith, new coach of the program, said “the kids have worked incredibly hard leading up...
The wrestling team from Grayling High School competed in its first two Lake Michigan Conference meets of the 2019-2020 season on Wednesday, and the Vikings won both of them, defeating Charlevoix and Traverse City St. Francis to start its league slate at 2-0.  Grayling – the home squad for the...
The Grayling Vikings were able to make enough plays down the stretch while holding the Roscommon Bucks scoreless in the final 2:48 of Monday night’s varsity girls basketball game, and Grayling – the home team – won the nonconference contest by a final score of 43-37. The Vikings led 9-7 early...
No bibs. No timers. Just skiing, fellowship, and food. A few dozen cross country skiers participated in the Michael Seaman Memorial MI Cup Team Ski Day on Saturday, January 4, at Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Justin Andre, Director of Operations for Grayling Recreation Authority, said the...
After a low scoring first half, the Grayling Vikings opened the third quarter of Tuesday’s varsity girls basketball game vs. Harbor Springs with a 13-2 run, and the Vikings defeated the Rams – a Lake Michigan Conference opponent – by a final score of 32-22. Harbor Springs led 7-6 at the end of...
The Grayling Vikings trailed by two points at halftime during Friday night’s nonconference varsity boys basketball game vs. Traverse City Christian, but Grayling High School put together a 37-15 second half surge, giving the Vikings a 68-48 win over the visiting Sabres. The score at the end of...
It was a close game early, but the Grayling Vikings pulled away down the stretch, outscoring the Roscommon Bucks 45-20 during the last 19 minutes of Thursday night’s varsity girls basketball game – the season opener for the Vikings – and Grayling won by a final score of 58-30. Roscommon High...

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