Sports

Raiders open year with loss

ALMONT — Almont kicked off their 2021 season with a 25-0 loss to host Monroe St. Mary Central in a non-league varsity football contest last Thursday night. In Thursday’s contest, Almont spotted Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central a 6-0 edge after one quarter was...

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High school football to kick off Thursday

High school football to kick off Thursday

TRI-CITY AREA — The wait is almost over with, the start of another high school football season is just a day away. Here is a look at our Tri-City squads, who they lost to graduation, their top returnees and their outlook entering Thursday’s season-opening matchups,...

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Imlay City takes first in Durand

Imlay City takes first in Durand

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City girls’ cross country squad notched a first-place showing last Friday at the Evan Gardner Invitational in Durand. Imlay City’s winning total was 37 points. Brandon pulled up second, thanks to an output of 38 points, and Michigan Lutheran...

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Spartans start year with home tourney

Spartans start year with home tourney

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity boys’ soccer squad went 1-1-1 at a tournament it hosted last Saturday. Imlay City kicked off tournament action with a 4-1 loss to Berkley, the eventual champions. The team then bounced back, earning a 3-2 win against Bad Axe. Imlay...

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Kautz leads Almont to a second

Kautz leads Almont to a second

ALMONT — Jesse Kautz posted a 47 over nine holes, leading the Almont girls’ golf squad to a second-place finish Wednesday at a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Tournament. Willow Tree Golf Course, in Melvin, is where the action took place. Yale topped the standings...

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Van Dyk named Imlay City’s coach

Van Dyk named Imlay City’s coach

IMLAY CITY — Rachel Van Dyk was named the new varsity volleyball coach at Imlay City recently. She assumes the position from Dan Purvis, who stepped down from the job at the completion of last season. Van Dyk previously served as an assistant coach for North Branch...

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64 wins Kirk Marchwinski Outing

64 wins Kirk Marchwinski Outing

DRYDEN — A team of Alan Figlan Jr., Adam Figlan, Brian Annis and Keith Borkowski shot a 7-under-par 64 to win the Kirk Marchwinski Scholarship Golf Outing last Saturday. Heather Hills Golf Course, in Romeo, is where the action unfolded. A total of 22 foursomes teed...

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Raiders open tennis season

Raiders open tennis season

  ALMONT — The Almont boys’ tennis team opened their 2021 campaign Monday at the Utica Eisenhower Tournament. When the final scores were posted, Almont amassed an output of seven points. Jerry Schurig (third singles) plus Rich Rockey and Troy Pape (first doubles)...

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Harper to take skills to SC4

Harper to take skills to SC4

IMLAY CITY — Joe Harper, a 2020 graduate of Imlay City High School, made a verbal commitment to join the St. Clair County Community College wrestling program recently. He is coming off an outstanding senior season which saw him go 49-2, a 96.1 percent success rate,...

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