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Hicks, Nichols lead Boyne
By Chrs Fel
BOYNE CITY – The Ramblers got a combined 43 killsand eight blocks from junior Kylie Hicks, setterHeather Nichols added 60 assists and five aces andErin Baker finished with 34 digs as Boyne City sweptHarbor Springs and Charlevoix in a Lake MichiganConference tri-meet volleyball on August 30 as part of Boyne City's first-ever Rambler Day.Boyne opened with a 25-23, 25-10,25-15 win over theRams, and then beat the Rayders 25-16, 25-17, 25-15.Charlevoix topped Harbor 25-16, 25-14, 25-14 in theother contest.“We got off to a slow start against Harbor,” Ramblercoach Casie Parker said. “But then we picked it up.”Against the Rams, Hicks finished with 19 kills andfour blocks, while Nichols added 33 assists and fiveaces.Also for Boyne, Rainy McCune finished 17 digs andErin Baker had 16, while McCune, Mary Myers andBaker all served at 100 percent.In the Rambler victory over the Rayders, Hicks fin-ished with 24 kills and four blocks, Baker chipped inwith 18 digs, and Nichols added 27 setter assists. BothBaker and Hicks served at 100 percent in the match.“This was a big match for us,” Parker said, “We havenot beaten Charlevoix in a few years, our girls werepumped from the very first point of the game and keptthe momentum going almost the entire match. Kylieplayed out of her mind today, it was tough to stop her.We also had good and smart game play from MaryMyers.”In the two Rayder contests, Karley Pearsall com-bined to finish with 16 kills, 14 digs, six aces and fiveblocks, while Madeline Boss added 14 kills and 10 digs.Also for Charlevoix, Gloria Greene and Cassidy Pee-bles added 19 and 14 assists, respectively; JennacaHolecheck and Anna Way added 13 digs each and Pee-bles nine.“I am confident that the girls are a fighting team,they want to compete and have high expectations of the team as a whole,” Charlevoix coach Audra Randallsaid. “Our consistency and positive game energy willinfluence the girls being able to be successful on thecourt and win games.”
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By Chrs Fel
EAST JORDAN – The East Jordan volleyball teamrecorded a victory over the Mancelona Lady Ironmen,25-5, 25-15, 25-10 on August 28.For the Red Devils, Paige Poindexter scored 11points, including three aces and five kills. AngieWatkins added nine total points, with four aces, threeblocks, five kills and three digs and Valerie Petersadded nine points, with five aces, three kills and fiveassists.Both Peters and Poindexter served at 100 percent forEast Jordan.The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is onceagain making game day traffic in-formation available for MichiganState University, University of Michigan, and Detroit Lions foot-ball fans on MDOT’s Web site atwww.michigan.gov/mdot. You canfind “Getting to the Game” trafficinformation atwww.michigan.gov/getting-tothegame or you can click on the“Getting to the Game” icon on theMDOT Web site home page. Gameday travel updates will be postedregularly throughout the fall sea-son.Wherever possible, constructionon home game days surroundingevents in East Lansing and AnnArbor will be suspended and lanesreopened. However, MDOT urgesmotorists to drive with caution inthose work zones where restric-tions are still in place.Don’t Barrel Through WorkZones! - Drive Smart to Stay Alive.
MDOT puts traffic information online for game day travelers
The Great Northwest Bass Anglersclub from East Jordan held a basstournament on Lake Margarethe,near Grayling. First place went tothe team of “Goober” Berry and Je-remy Brush. They were the onlyteam to catch a ten fish limit of bass,weighing 21lbs 11oz. Second placewent to the team of Jerry Hepnerand Doug Robinson. Their 5 fishweighed 10 lbs 3oz. Third place wentto Jeff McFarland and Matt Konchel.Their weight was 8lbs 3.5oz, that in-cluded big bass of the day. Mattcaught a big smallmouth thatweighed 4 lbs 15.5 ozThe next meeting is September6th, 7PM at the BRI in Boyne City. If you are interested in joining, showup at a meeting, or contact DanMiller at 231-350-0118
East Jordan Bass Anglershold Tourney on Lake Margarethe
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Mtt Konchel nd bg bss of the dy, 4lbs 15.5oz.