Sports

The junior varsity boys basketball team from Grayling High School started slow in its 2020-2021 season opener on Tuesday night vs. Elk Rapids, but the Vikings heated up in the third period, and Grayling turned a five-point halftime deficit into a 47-36 victory vs. the Elks. The Vikings hosted the...
Hanson Hills Recreation Area and Fun Promotions LLC hosted the Hanson Hills Fat Bike Race – an event sponsored by Cheboygan Brewing Co – on Saturday, February 6, and 30 riders competed, according to race results. The event was part of the Meijer State Games of Michigan sports series. Brent Walk...
David Millikin, a junior at Grayling High School, established two new school records in football this year, setting new marks for both rushing touchdowns in a single season and rushing yards in a single season during a campaign that featured a variety of challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced updates to its “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” on Thursday, February 4, that allow high school “contact” winter sports such as basketball and wrestling to participate in competition as early as the week of February 8, a significant...
Hanson Hills Recreation Area and Grayling Recreation Authority – the government consortium that runs it – were not able to conduct all of their normal events in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they did not have to cancel everything, and the local sports park is now having a busy winter...
The latest “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – announced on Friday, January 22 – allows restaurants to re-open for indoor dining service, with restrictions, but it does not allow “contact sports” to resume, leaving a lot of questions to be...
According to race results, 110 cross country skiers competed in the 2021 Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet – an annual series of cross country ski races – at Hanson Hills Recreation on Saturday, January 16. Event organizers were pleased with the overall numbers.  “That’s not too bad considering we...
Grayling High School’s varsity football team ended its playoff run with a 49-14 loss vs. the undefeated Montague Wildcats on Saturday at Montague, completing a season that featured a district title for the Vikings and the program’s first ever regional championship. Grayling punted on its first...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced changes to its “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” on January 13 that allow some winter sports to resume, but others will only be able to conduct non-contact practices until February. The new order’s “Organized Sports Gathering...
Grayling High School clinched its first ever regional championship in football on Saturday, defeating the Negaunee Miners 56-26 during a Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason game played at Viking Stadium. The contest was originally supposed to be held in November, but epidemic...

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