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Meyers named all-state pitcher again; smashes several records
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
Ashley Meyers capped an amazing softball career at Posen High School as a first team all-state pitcher for the second straight year and finished with some records that rank among the best to play the game.… Read Full Story
For the last couple of decades, Presque Isle County baseball and softball teams have advance to the MHSAA state finals. Some have played in semifinal games and others made it all the way to title games.
None had ever won it all until Saturday, when the 2014 Huron softball team, the team that believed in each other and had each other’s backs, won a Division IV state championship with a 3-2 win over defending champ Kalamazoo Christian.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey—Managing Editor
A couple of five-run inning rallies and crisp defense propelled the Huron softball team to the Division 4 state title game.
The Lady Hurons (33-6) defeated Fowler 11-1 in five innings in Friday’s state semifinal and now are matched up with the 2013 state champs, Kalamazoo Christian, the team that downed the Hurons in last year’s state semifinals, 2-0.… Read Full Story
Logan Fleming had three hits, a single and two doubles, scored two runs and drove in another as the Hurons defeated Central Lake 4-1 in the state Division 4 quarterfinal. The junior third baseman scored in the first inning, after singling, moving to second on Courtney Streich’s sacrifice bunt and stealing third base.… Read Full Story
For the second year in a row, the Hurons of Rogers City (31-6) are Division 4 regional champs. In the regional semifinals, they defeated Rapid River (19-15) on a walk-off RBI base hit from Courtney Streich in the bottom of the seventh for a 3-2 win.… Read Full Story
A clutch hit by senior shortstop Courtney Streich sent the Hurons’ softball team into the regional finals Saturday in Rogers City. They survived a bases loaded, no-out situation in the top of the seventh and came back in the bottom of the frame to get the win.… Read Full Story
Four teams will play in Rogers City with a regional title on the line. Rogers City faces Rapid River in the 10 a.m. game. It is a rematch of last year’s regional championship game won 6-3 by the Hurons.
Last Saturday in Pickford, Rapid River (19-14), ranked number 10 in the last coach’s poll, earned its way to the regional semifinals with a win over Superior Central, 5-2 in the district finals.… Read Full Story
It was a great day to be a fan of Huron athletics.
The baseball and softball district tournaments were played at Johannesburg-Lewiston High School and the Hurons made an impact on the state tournament on both fields.
The highly ranked softball team played well in all aspects of the game and captured a district championship with solid victories over Posen and Hillman, while the up-and-coming baseball team played spoiler by eliminating county rival Onaway in a district semifinal contest.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
The Cardinal baseball team got its state tournament run off to a terrific start with an 11-3 victory in Tuesday’s predistrict contest with Posen.
Onaway (17-9-2) plays tomorrow seeking a second straight district crown. They play Rogers City at or around noon Saturday at Johannesburg-Lewiston High School.… Read Full Story
Piles of awards were handed out to worthy Rogers City High School student athletes at last week’s athletic awards night. The Huron Athletic Boosters sponsor the annual event that recognizes the most valuable and most improved in all sports.
A host of special awards, including the athletes of the year, highlighted the evening.… Read Full Story