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JAKE SWANDER
GRAYLING HIGH SCHOOL
The Vikings' senior
gunslinger behind
center racked up
294 yards of air
traffic with three
TDs and also ran
one in as Grayling
outscored Kalkaska
35-18 to stay unbeaten in the LMC
and clinch another
playoff berth.

Mancelona 59, St. Mary 14

Ironmen clinch share of SVC title
Victory over visiting
Snowbirds pushes
Mancy’s league winning
streak to 25 in a row
by mike dunn

MANCELONA –
The Mancelona
Ironmen of coach
Dan “Boo” Derrer
moved a step closer
to achieving two of
their team goals for
the 2013 season on
Friday. The 59-14 triumph over
game-but-outmanned Gaylord St.
Mary pushed the Ironmen’s record
to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the Ski Valley South, clinching at least a share
of the league title and placing them
one win away from a Division 7
playoff berth.
“One of our goals every year is
to win the conference title but we
always say we don’t want to share

tight end Luke Smigielski goes
high to catch a conversion toss
from Jake Winstead on Friday.
(pHoto by Janet SmigieLSki)

it, we want to win it outright,” Derrer said. “We still have to win at
Forest Area (this Friday) to put it
away and we also need a win Friday to be in the playoffs. We don’t
want to leave it up to week nine.”
The Snowbirds of first-year head
coach Kevin O’Connell slipped to 34 overall and 1-3 in the league. They
now must win out against Johannesburg-Lewiston and Kingsley to
make the playoffs as a 5-4 team.
O’Connell didn’t mince words
when asked about the loss at
Mancelona.
“They kicked the living snot out
of us on both sides of the ball,” he
said. “They gave us a woodshed
beating. There’s no other way to
say it. They ran around us, by us
and through us.”
Mancelona established control
up front early in the game and
moved the ball with lethal efficiency on drive after drive. The
Ironmen scored the first seven
times they had the ball. The defense also got into the scoring act
when sleek 300-pound defensive
lineman Keegan Richardson
scooped up a fumble at the 1-yard
line in the third quarter and raced
like a rocket 99 yards the other way
for his first career touchdown.
The game was competitive until
midway through the second quarter.
St. Mary scored right out of the
gate to temporarily silence
Mancelona’s huge Homecoming
crowd. Senior QB Nick Harrington,
the Human Hurricane, swept
around the right end for 35 yards
on the first play from scrimmage
and then hooked up with the fleeting figure of Jack Lochinski for 35
more yards on the second play. Harrington capped the drive himself
with a 3-yard plunge to paydirt.
The Ironmen, using the groundand-pound assault that has been so
effective, got the ball back and immediately began to control the
trenches and control the tempo of
the game. The Black-and-Bruise
boys powered and pushed down the

St. mary fullback Cam Juneac jams his way forward Friday as Cole VanWagoner of mancelona defends. (pHoto by Janet SmigieLSki)

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Halfback Chase Wilcox jitterbugs his way past pursuing Snowbird defenders Friday en route to some of his 172
yards rushing. (pHoto by SCott riCHardS)
field behind the strong strides of
senior Justin Spires, the slippery
moves of jitterbugging Chase
Wilcox and the blast-away bashes
of Logan Borst and Eric Wheeler
to secure a 24-7 lead by the end of
the first quarter.
Early in the second quarter,
though, the ever-dangerous Harrington struck again for an electrifying 59-yard TD, his 25th of the
season. That combined with Jack
Lochinski’s PAT made the score a
respectable 24-14.
It was all the Ironmen after that,
however. They scored three more
times before the end of the half to
go on top 47-14.
The determined Snowbirds, who
continued to battle hard in spite of
the score, drove down at the outset
of the third quarter and were on
the brink of scoring when the ball
came loose and defensive lineman
“Rocket” Richardson alertly
grabbed it and came barreling
down the sidelines the other way.
Keegan, cool as a western sheriff, motored down the field like an
oversized running back with his
teammates on the sidelines going
crazy and the frenzied home crowd
on its feet cheering and screaming
for him. He received an escort from
his teammates as he raced all the
way to the other end zone to put his
team on top 53-14.
Keegan then performed a distinctive post-touchdown celebration, flopping on his back in the
end zone and pretending to be exhausted. He received a game ball
signed by everyone on the team
after the game in recognition of his
achievement.
It was one highlight of many on
a night when the Ironmen were
functioning on all cylinders.
“Every week we’ve gotten a little
better,” Boo said. “This was probably our most complete game so far.
We wanted to be as physical as we
could and try to run at them and
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“Kevin’s done a really good job
with their kids,” he added. “They
believe in what he’s doing and they
play hard. They’re greatly improved.”
Defensively, the “Iron Curtain”
of the Ironmen allowed Harrington
to slip through for two long scores.
Aside from that, though, Boo’s
Boys did a better job of containing
the elusive senior than any other
opponent so far.
“He got away a couple times but
we knew it was gonna happen,”
Derrer said. “We couldn’t completely shut him down. All he
needs is a little crease and he’ll
make you pay.”
Wilcox slashed, sliced and
slammed his way to a game-high
172 yards of real estate with TD
bursts of 10, 23 and 53 yards on his
stat line. Borst blasted and busted
his way to 119 yards with a TD and
Spires spun and sprinted to 50
yards and a pair of scores. Reserve
halfback Cole VanWagoner, a V.W.
that hums like a Ferrari, also tallied on a 14-yard gallop.
Hard-nosed senior linebacker
Luke “Smash Mouth” Smigielski
and Eric Wheeler each generated
six tackles. Boo was also pleased
with the way defensive backs Nick
Bevins, Jacob Allen and VanWagoner flowed to the football and defended against the quick-strike air
attack of the Snowbirds.
For St. Mary, Harrington was
held to under triple digits for the
first time. He amassed 120 positive
yards on 10 carries but he was
caught four times behind the line
of scrimmage by the relentless
Ironmen defense for 24 yards in
losses, giving him a net 96 yards on
the night. He did not play quarterback in the second half, giving way
to rangy senior Charles Strehl.
Harrington hit on 3-of-9 aerials
for 54 yards in the first half and the
strong-armed Strehl hit on 3-of-11
in the second half, including a 75yard bomb to Lochinski and a 25-

yarder to Harrington. Lochinski
pulled in three passes for 110 yards.
Defensively for the Snowbirds, it
was linebacker Cole Loffer leading
the team in tackles for the second
week in a row. Cobra-quick cornerback Adam Nowicki and Harrington from his safety post were also
very active defensively. O’Connell
also commended Lochinski for his
work in the secondary.
St. Mary has JohannesburgLewiston coming to town this Friday for Homecoming [see separate
story in this issue on that game].
Mancelona travels south on 131
this Friday to resume the annual
rivalry with speedy Forest Area.
“They run their offense pretty
well and have some playmakers,”
Derrer said. “They have (Justin)
Burke at receiver. They throw it up
to him and he goes up to get it. We
have to try and contain him.”
When the Ironmen have the ball,
they need to avoid penalties and
turnovers, Boo said, and maintain
their blocks.

Week 7 Results:
Sault Ste. Marie 34, Cheboygan 14
Petoskey 42, Gaylord 14*
Mancelona 59, Gaylord St. Mary 14*
Grayling 35, Kalkaska 18*
Inland Lakes 60, Pellston 0*
Johannesburg-Lewiston 32, Onaway 14*
Mio 55, AuGres-Sims 0*

Week 8 Games:
Cheboygan (5-2) at Benzie Central (1-6)
T.C. West (4-3, 4-1) at Gaylord (0-7, 0-4)*
Joburg (5-2, 3-1) at Gaylord St. Mary (3-4, 1-3)*
Grayling (6-1, 4-0) at East Jordan (4-3, 1-3)*
Mesick (0-7) at Inland Lakes (5-2)
Mancelona (5-2, 4-0) at Forest Area (2-5, 1-3)*
Hale (2-5, 1-4) at Mio (6-1, 5-1)*
Central Lake (3-4, 2-2) at Onaway (2-5, 1-3)*
Pellston (1-5, 0-3) at St. Ignace (6-1, 3-0)*
Alpena (1-6, 0-4) at Petoskey (4-3, 2-2)*
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Cheboygan running back Hunter Filice (21) as teammate ravon macLeod (7) throws a block on Sault Ste. marie’s kolbe peller Friday at VanCitters Field in Sault Ste. marie.

Sault Ste. Marie 34, cheboygan 14

Chiefs forced to delay playoff clincher
Sault upends Cheboygan, 34-14
by andy Sneddon

SAULT STE. MARIE – There
are few guarantees in high school
football.
But here’s one you can bank
on: Come Friday night, the
Cheboygan High School football
team will play with some kind of
fire.
Particularly this Friday night.
The Chiefs saw their four-game
win streak and their chance to
clinch a playoff berth spoiled a
week ago, when they fell at Sault
Ste. Marie, 34-14.
The loss left Cheboygan 5-2 and
one win away from wrapping up
a post-season berth for the second straight year and the 18th
time in school history.
The Chiefs go to Benzie Central on Friday, where they will

line up against a 1-6 team that
has been outscored 229-66 this
season. Cheboygan closes the
regular season the following
week at home against longtime
rival St. Ignace, 6-1, which
clinched a playoff spot last week
with a 40-6 victory over Pickford.
“We just cannot look past Friday, Oct. 18,” Cheboygan coach
Jack Coon said. “That’s it. We’re
playing for the second season. We
know we have some growth that
we can create and still develop.
It’s been a fun group of kids to be
with. They’ve done some new
things this year that will allow us
to improve our program in the
years to come.
“We’re just disappointed in the
way we played (against the Sault)
and we have a chance at redemption Friday night.”

Cheboygan’s austin ginop (rear) corrals Sault Ste. marie quarterback
michael James Friday at the Sault’s VanCitters Field.
pHoto CourteSy bob Speeter.

Cheboygan quarterback Luke Harrington (5) throws a pass as teammate Colton Hudak (55) blocks the Sault’s
duncan doran Friday in Sault Ste. marie. pHoto CourteSy bob Speeter.

The Chiefs scored on their
opening drive against the Sault,
but after that it was virtually all
Blue Devils.
Sault’s Ray’nell Anderson
rushed for 297 yards and three
touchdowns on 20 carries as the
Blue Devils scored 34 straight
points. Anderson scored on runs
of 60, 81 and 77 yards. The Sault
snapped its 12-game losing streak
to the Chiefs, and, in improving
to 4-3, kept alive its playoff hopes.
“Most complete game we’ve
played,” Sault coach Scott
Menard said.
“They had a lot at stake, as
much as we did,” Coon said.
“They played a tremendous
game.”
After scoring first – Ben Pearson hit the end zone on a 6-yard
run and Austin Ginop added the
extra point – the Chiefs sputtered
throughout the remainder of the
first half. Their final four possessions of the half ended in three
punts and a missed field goal,
and they found themselves in a

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21-7 hole at the break.
“One of the keys was (our) offense,” Coon said. “We didn’t respond when (the Sault) scored.
As much as the Anderson kid
had some great runs, we had
some gap breakdowns in our defense and we didn’t respond by
holding on to the ball and putting
points on the board.
“We had some issues with
snaps, we had some issues with
missed blocking assignments.
Not taking away anything from
the Sault. They had a solid defensive line that put pressure on our
quarterback.”
The Chiefs finished with 276
total yards, but just 108 of that
came on the ground. Nik Bevier
led Cheboygan’s ground game
with 85 yards on 15 carries, and
he scored a fourth-quarter TD on
a 1-yard plunge.
Cheboygan quarterback Luke
Harrington was 11-for-17 passing
for 168 yards. Pearson finished
with seven catches for 107 yards.
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fense with 12 tackles, while
Colton Hudak and Trent Jarman
finished with nine stops apiece,
and Ginop posted seven tackles.
Hudak recorded a sack, and
Hunter Filice had an interception.
The loss left a bitter taste in
the Chiefs’ mouths, Coon said,
and Cheboygan is chomping at
the bit to take the field on Friday
against Benzie.
“There’s a certain degree of
healing you’ve got to go through
after a disappointing loss and a
big football game,” Coon said.
“You can only celebrate for so
long when you win, and you can
only commiserate (a loss) for 24
hours. You’ve got to get on with
things. We were disappointed in
the way that we performed. We
still have a season yet to play, a
season yet to make, and that’s
what Benzie holds for us on Friday night.”

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FOOTBALL
RESULTS
CHEBOYGAN (5-2)
Aug. 29 – at Gaylord 19-13 W
Sep. 6 – at Marquette 3-35 L
Sep. 13 – ESCANABA 33-21 W
Sep. 20 – at Ludington 42-14 W
Sep. 27 – PETOSKEY 9-6 W
Oct. 4 – ALPENA 28-6 W
Oct. 11 – at Sault Ste. Marie 14-34 L
Oct. 18 – at Benzie Central
Oct. 25 – ST. IGNACE

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Aug. 29 – CHEBOYGAN 13-19 L
Sep. 6 – at T.C. St. Francis 7-21 L
Sep. 13 – STANDISH-STERLING 7-34 L
Sep. 20 – OGEMAW HEIGHTS* 7-35 L
Sep. 28 – at T.C. Central* 14-35 L
Oct. 4 – CADILLAC* 0-41 L
Oct. 11 – at Petoskey* 14-42 L
Oct. 18 – TRAVERSE CITY WEST*
Oct. 25 – at Alpena*
GAYLORD ST. MARY (3-4, 1-3)
Aug. 29 – at Hillman 54-55 L
Sep. 6 – at Pellston 33-21 W
Sep. 13 – CENTRAL LAKE* 41-42 L
Sep. 20 – at Onaway* 20-55 L
Sep. 27 – at Forest Area* 42-14 W
Oct. 4 – UBLY 41-22 W
Oct. 11 – at Mancelona* 14-59 L
Oct. 18 – JOHANNESBURG-LEWISTON*
Oct. 25 – KINGSLEY
GRAYLING (6-1, 4-0)
Aug. 29 – ROSCOMMON 31-6 W
Sep. 6 – at Houghton Lake 49-14 W
Sep. 13 – CHARLEVOIX* 30-26 W
Sep. 20 – at T.C. St. Francis 14-34 L
Sep. 27 – at Harbor Springs* 42-7 W
Oct. 4 – ELK RAPIDS* 48-28 W
Oct. 11 – KALKASKA* 35-18 W
Oct. 18 – at East Jordan*
Oct. 25 – BOYNE CITY*

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top LeFt: Freshman Jill Smigielski has fire in her eyes and the football in her arm as she motors downfield for more yardage against the sophomores during the wild-and-wacky
mancelona powderpuff flag football clash. teammate Shaiyna Sizemore-Jenkins appears to
be searching for someone to plow over.
LeFt: determination is etched in the features of tenacious tori reicheldorfer as she churns up
the turf for the juniors during the mancelona powderpuff flag football classic.
aboVe: diving freshman Shaiyna Sizemore-Jenkins holds on for dear life as freewheeling
junior koreena Wheeler attempts to pull away with her orange shoes and flying feet during the
annual mancelona powderpuff flag football battle during Homecoming week.

INLAND LAKES (5-2, 3-1)
Aug. 29 – ONAWAY 14-7 W
Sep. 6 – JOBURG-LEWISTON 30-44 L
Sep. 13 – at Pickford* 36-34 W
Sep. 20 – at St. Ignace* 28-39 L
Sep. 27 – RUDYARD* 28-24 W
Oct. 4 – CENTRAL LAKE 56-30 W
Oct. 11 – PELLSTON* 60-0 W
Oct. 18 – MESICK
Oct. 25 – at Mancelona
JOHANNESBURG-LEWISTON (5-2, 3-1)
Aug. 30 – at Tawas Area 14-35 L
Sep. 6 – at Inland Lakes 44-30 W
Sep. 13 – MANCELONA* 6-28 L
Sep. 20 – FOREST AREA* 42-7 W
Sep. 27 – at Central Lake* 30-12 W
Oct. 4 – RUDYARD 36-14 W
Oct. 11 – ONAWAY* 32-14 W
Oct. 18 – at Gaylord St. Mary*
Oct. 25 – at Pellston
MANCELONA (5-2, 4-0)
Aug. 29 – ELK RAPIDS 0-35 L
Sep, 6 – ST. IGNACE 20-26 L
Sep. 13 – at JJoburg-Lewiston* 28-6 W
Sep. 20 – CENTRAL LAKE* 22-18 W
Sep. 27 – at Onaway* 28-7 W
Oct. 4 – at Pickford 42-6 W
Oct 11 – GAYLORD ST. MARY* 59-14 W
Oct. 18 – at Forest Area*
Oct. 25 – INLAND LAKES
MIO (6-1, 5-0)
Aug. 29 – WHITTEMORE-PRESCOTT 12-66 L
Sep. 6 – TAWAS AREA 34-19 W
Sep. 13 – at Atlanta* 49-30 W
Sep. 20 – OSCODA* 66-6 W
Sep. 27 – at Hillman* 47-26 W
Oct. 4 – at Rogers City* 31-6 W
Oct. 11 – AuGRES-SIMS* 55-0 W
Oct. 18 – HALE*
Oct. 25 – at Lincoln-Alcona
ONAWAY (2-5, 1-3)
Aug. 29 – at Inland Lakes 7-14 L
Sep. 6 – ROGERS CITY 7-22 L
Sep. 13 – at Forest Area* 18-26 L
Sep. 20 – GAYLORD ST. MARY* 55-20 W
Sep. 27 – MANCELONA* 7-28 L
Oct. 4 – at Pellston 25-0 W
Oct. 11 – at Joburg-Lewiston* 14-32 L
Oct. 18 – CENTRAL LAKE*
Oct. 25 – at Pickford

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Sep. 13 – Bye
Sep. 20 – at Rudyard* 0-41 L
Sep. 27 – PICKFORD* 0-29 L
Oct. 4 – ONAWAY 0-25 L
Oct. 11 – at Inland Lakes* 0-60 L
Oct. 18 – at St. Ignace*
Oct. 25 – JOHANNESBURG-LEWISTON
PETOSKEY (4-3, 2-2)
Aug. 30 – SAULT STE. MARIE 23-7 W
Sep. 6 – HASTINGS 41-14 W
Sep. 13 – at Cadillac* 7-20 L
Sep. 21 – at Traverse City West* 14-31 L
Sep. 27 – at Cheboygan 6-9 L
Oct. 4 – T.C. CENTRAL* 42-37 W
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JohanneSburg-lewiSton 32, onaway 14

Johannesburg-Lewiston wins fourth straight
‘May Day’ attack fuels J-L drives en route to victory; Onaway displays explosiveness in loss
by mike dunn

JOHANNESBURG – The Johannesburg-Lewiston Cardinals
of coach Joe Smokevitch moved
one step closer to a 2013 playoff
berth with an impressive 32-14
Ski Valley South victory over explosive Onaway on Friday. J-L
used its stampeding ground game
to churn out 346 yards of rushing
real estate in the contest and an
aggressive, ball-hawking defense
to create scoring chances and
break open a close game in the
fourth quarter.
The host Cardinals improved to
5-2 overall and 3-1 in the Ski Valley South with their fourth
straight win. The visiting Cardinals of Onaway battled hard in
defeat as they slipped to 2-5 and 13.
J-L’s “May Day Attack” featuring battering ram fullback Nick
May and elusive, elastic halfback
Ethan May generated a combined
235 yards of rushing real estate
and four touchdowns in the game.
Hard-driving senior halfback Dillon Cushman battled and bashed
his way to 80 yards and “Lights
Out” Logan Huff launched himself for 24 yards on just three carries.
QB Brandon Huff engineered
the complex wing-T assault and
also hit on 2-of-4 aerials, firing 28
yards to tight end Coalton Huff
and 14 yards to junior Andrew
Gross.
Smokevitch was pleased with
his team’s effort and especially
the way his players responded
after Onaway scored its second
touchdown. The visiting Cardinals had trimmed J-L’s lead to
just 20-14 in the third quarter
when senior signal caller Matt
Tollini, the master of improvisation in the pocket, scrambled
away from J-L pursuers long
enough to find Carlos Bautista in
the end zone for an electrifying

41-yard score. With 1:38 left in the
third quarter, the visitors had
trimmed the J-L lead to just six
points on what amounted to a
broken play.
“The biggest thing is we didn’t
get down on ourselves after we
gave up an easy score,” Smokevitch reported. “We got caught in
the trap of watching the game instead of playing and Tollini
burned us. After that, we regained our focus and the kids responded really well.”
J-L scored two touchdowns in
the fourth quarter to finally decide the hard-fought contest.
Ethan May, who was electric all
game long, found a seam and
raced 47 yards with 11:17 remaining to make it a 26-14 game. Just a
minute later, Nick May pounded
the ball over for a 3-yard score to
push the lead to 32-14 and that’s
how it stayed. Ethan finished the
night with 125 yards on 11 carries
and Nick powered his way to 110
yards on 19 tries.
Nick’s final touchdown was set
up by junior inside linebacker
Andrew Gross, who jumped a
route and returned the purloined
pigskin inside the 5-yard line.
Brandon Huff and Coalton Huff
also had picks in the game for J-L
and defensive end Brad Kussrow
had a fumble recovery.
Smokevitch lauded the outstanding play of Ethan May at
cornerback and the freight-car ferocity of strong safety Coalton
Huff, who closes on ball carriers
like a guided missile. Smokevitch
again commended the aggressive
play and pursuit angles of defensive ends Dan Nieman and Kussrow.
“I’ve said it all along; Nieman
and Kussrow are the two best
ends in the league this year,”
Smokevitch said. “You can’t get
around the edge against them
and you can’t get inside them either. They’re all over the place.”

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tommy auger turns on the juice as he motors his way around end in Friday’s game at Johannesburg. (
Streamin’ Nieman had seven
tackles with a sack and Kussrow
penetrated like an arrow fired
from a compound bow. Coalton
Huff added his own brand of
crash and smash, generating a
team-high 10 tackles with his
pick.
Nose guard Nathan Fox navigated his way to eight tackles and
active Ethan May made seven.
Kalin Leonard, Cam Nickert and
Logan Huff each had six.
For Onaway, the hard-battling
Bautista completed 8-of-13 for 93
yards and an 8-yard TD strike to

glue-fingered Tommy Auger. The
scrambling Tollini completed 5of-11 for 83 yards and the 34-yard
TD toss to Bautista.
Auger finished with five
catches for 43 yards, he also
rushed five times for 43 yards.
Jamaal Porter had two catches
for 48 yards, and Joe O’Bradovich
had two for 20.
Tollini covered the field like
fertilizer on defense, taking part
in a whopping 19 tackles, while
Chris Cleaver and Bautista had 11
each. Noah Bacon sizzled and
stormed to seven takedowns and

D.J. Fenstermaker also recorded
seven stops. Auger, Porter and
Frank Ramos finished with six
each.
Onaway plays host to Central
Lake (3-4, 2-2) in its homecoming
game on Friday. The Trojans still
have an outside shot at making
the playoffs as a 5-4 team and the
Cardinals are hoping to play
spoilers.
J-L travels to Gaylord to take
on St. Mary in the annual renewal of their gridiron rivalry.
There is a separate story on that
game in this issue.

St. Mary. Joburg renew grid rivalry
Much is at stake for both teams as they play in Gaylord for St. Mary’s Homecoming
by mike dunn

GAYLORD – There doesn’t
need to be any extra incentive for
the players of the St. Mary and
Johannesburg-Lewiston football
teams when they face each other
each October. The intense rivalry
between the two Otsego County
squads goes back a long way and
that alone is enough to get the
competitive juices flowing for
both sides.
This year there is much more
riding on the outcome than the
pride that comes from beating
the rival and owning bragging
rights for the next year, however.
The game this Friday, Oct. 18, in
Gaylord is rife with implications
in terms of playoff hopes and
playoff positioning.
St. Mary, which is also having
its Homecoming, owns a 3-4
record overall and 1-3 in the Ski
Valley South. J-L has a 5-2 record
going into the contest and 3-1 in
the conference.
St. Mary HAS to win to have a
shot at making the playoffs as a 54 team. And, if the Snowbirds of
first-year head coach Kevin O’Connell do manage to pull off the
upset over Johannesburg and
then outscore Kingsley in nonleague action in week nine,
there’s no doubt they will be in
the Division 8 playoffs.
The Cardinals of Joe Smokevitch, the longtime J-L assistant
who is in his first season as the
head coach, need to beat the
Snowbirds to have a realistic
shot at hosting at least one playoff game. If J-L can outscore the
Snowbirds on Friday and then
defeat Pellston in week nine,
there’s a decent chance of being
the home team in the opening
round of the Division 8 playoffs
and possibly in the second round.
Both coaches are expecting a
tough fight in a big-game setting
with lots of fans filling the
bleachers.
“It’ll be a great atmosphere,”
O’Connell said. “It’s a backyard
rivalry and both teams want it

Senior Qb nick Harrington has
been a Human Hurricane for the
Snowbirds this season. (FiLe pHoto)
really bad. We have to win out to
have a shot at the playoffs so our
postseason begins this week.
We’re gonna attack and be very
aggressive.”
Smokevitch is relying on his
seniors to keep the rest of the
players from getting caught up in
the rivalry aspect and not focusing on their assignments.
“In one sense, this is a huge rivalry game for us and for them
and it’s something the kids look
forward to every year,” Smokevitch said. “It’ll be a big crowd
over there and lots of excitement
in the air. In another sense, we
have to treat it like any other
game and not get caught up in all
the hype and the atmosphere.
“Our seniors have been
through this before and we need
them to be leaders on the field
and keep our younger kids in
check,” he added. “We have to

come out and play football, not
get caught watching the game.
We need to keep our heads and
stay on an even keel.”
The run-oriented Cardinals are
coming off three straight impressive victories over quality foes
and appear to be approaching
their peak as the playoffs loom.
This past Friday, the Cardinals
outscored visiting Onaway 32-14.
The week before that, they rampaged past Rudyard 36-14 and the
week before that they won at
Central Lake 30-12.
The quick-strike, full-throttle
Snowbirds posted their most impressive victory of the season in
week six, a 41-20 thumping of visiting non-league foe Ubly. This
past Friday, though, they traveled
to the field of three-time defending conference champion
Mancelona and the power-driven
Ironmen forged a 59-14 triumph
in a game in which O’Connell acknowledged “we got taken to the
woodshed.”
Recent history in the rivarly is
on the side of the Cardinals.
They have won the past four
games, all by lopsided scores. In
2012, J-L won 56-6. The last time
St. Mary won was in 2008, a 27-20
decision at home. That game
capped a stretch starting in 1999
in which the Snowbirds had won
nine out of 10 from their crosscounty rivals.
Another motivation this year
for St. Mary is that the seniors on
the roster have never beaten the
Cardinals in their collective careers. This is their last chance.
Another motivation for both
teams is that O’Connell and
Smokevitch are both in their
first year as head coach and the
players on each side would LOVE
to enable their coach to walk off
the field as a winner.
For J-L, the biggest key to victory is to control the line of
scrimmage. Smokevitch has challenged linemen Dominic Vogt,
Nathan Fox, Brad Kussrow,
Trevor Pickelmann and Kalin
Leonard and tight ends Coalton

elusive halfback ethan may is one
of the weapons in the backfield for
J-L this Friday. (FiLe pHoto)
Huff and Cam Nickert to fire off
the ball, maintain their blocks
and create gaps for the dash-andsmash backfield featuring the
signal caller Brandon Huff, fullbacks Nick May and Andrew
Gross and halfbacks Dillon Cushman, Ethan May and “Lights
Out” Logan Huff.
The “May Day Attack” of battering ram Nick May at fullback
and slippery Ethan May at halfback was back at full force in the
win over Onaway, with Ethan
slipping, sliding and slashing his
way to 124 yards rushing and
Nick bashing and busting his
way to 110 yards. Nick and Ethan
each scored twice.
The biggest challenge for J-L
defensively is trying to contain
the Human Hurricane, elusive
senior QB Nick Harrington. He
has been a big-play machine all
season long.

“We know Harrington’s gonna
get his plays but we have to limit
the big scoring plays,” Smokevitch said. “Harrington’s the
MVP of the Ski Valley South.
He’s got great instincts and great
moves. We have to use our speed
to track him down and prevent
him from going 60 or 70 yards at
a time.”
O’Connell admits he’s pulling
all the stops on both sides of the
ball for this one.
“We’re throwing everything we
have at them,” he said. “Everything we do offensively will be on
display. We’re gonna run and
we’re gonna pass and if we could
fly, we’d do that, too. The biggest
thing for us is we need to block
well.”
Harrington is the Snowbirds’
most electric weapon but he’s not
the only cannon in the arsenal
for O’Connell. Rangy Charles
Strehl and speedy Jack Lochinski are big-play receivers and
senior halfback Anders Marquard can grind it out for a few
yards between the tackles or
break it out around the perimeter.
The biggest challenge for St.
Mary will be on defense. The
Snowbirds must keep the Cardinals from maintaining their
long, yard-munching, time-chewing drives.
“They have an offensive
scheme that works and we have
to attack it,” O’Connell said.
“They run the fullback trap and
the jet series really well. We
know what they’re gonna do and
we have to be aggressive and
physical to stop it. We have to
trust our keys and play downhill.”
O’Connell said an upset over JL would be an enormous boost to
the Snowbird program and a
great injection of confidence for
the kids.
“At 7 o’clock on Friday night
we have to strap it up and bang
heads,” he said. “It’ll be a very
physical game.”

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I-Lakes one step
closer to playoffs
Mallory, Flowers churn up turf in
Bulldogs’ win at Pellston; JV Ironmen
edge Class B Reed City
by andy Sneddon and mike dunn

PELLSTON – Next on the
agenda? A playoff berth.
Trevor Mallory rushed for 101
yards and scored two touchdowns, and Daniel Flowers
scored three times as Inland
Lakes rolled to the Ski Valley
Conference North Division win
at Pellston’s McClutchey Field.
It was Inland Lakes’ third
straight win, and the Bulldogs
improved to 5-2 and can clinch
their first playoff berth since
2009 with a home win on Friday
against Mesick, 0-7. The Bulldogs
close the regular season at
Mancelona, 5-2, on Friday, Oct. 25,
in a much-anticipated showdown.
The Bulldogs, who reached the
60-point plateau for the first time
since a 62-6 win over Mancelona
in 2004, jumped to a 30-0 firstquarter lead on the Hornets and
held a commanding 46-0 advantage at halftime.
“We talked about it all week
long that if we thought we were a
good football team we needed to
come out focused and ready to
play,” Inland Lakes coach Stan
Schramm said. “And I thought

our boys did. I was really pleased
with the way our boys came out
and took care of business right
off the bat. Our offense was humming.”
Flowers got things started
when he scored on a 72-yard punt
return early in the first quarter.
He finished with 88 yards rushing as Inland Lakes rolled up 403
yards of offense, all on the
ground. Nine different Bulldogs
carried the ball on the night.
Quarterback Todd Athey added
68 yards, Christian Wallace had
42 yards and scored twice, and
Ethan Jankoviak also scored at
TD. Jankoviak was one of several
sophomores who dressed for the
game because Pellston does not
field a junior varsity team.
It was the fifth consecutive loss
for the Hornets, 1-5, who have
been shut out in four straight
starts. Pellston plays its Ski Valley North finale at St. Ignace on
Friday. If the Saints win, they
capture the division championship. If Pellston wins, St.
Ignace and Inland Lakes share
the title.
Mallory led Inland Lakes’ defense with nine tackles, Nick
Parker added six, and Ryan Howery made five stops. Mallory and
Parker each recorded a sack.
Schramm said Howery, in particular, was a standout.
“We moved him from defensive
end to defensive tackle a few
games ago,” he said of the sophomore. “He does a nice job.”
Now the Bulldogs turn their attention to Mesick, which has

gone winless against a difficult
schedule in the Northwest Conference. Mesick has been
outscored, 263-39, in its seven
games.
“The big concern for me and
the coaching staff is to make sure
they’re ready to play football on
Friday,” Schramm said “Our boys
have got to understand that we’ve
got to come out and be focused
and ready to play football. That’s
our main concern. That and that
we’re continuing to get better.
We’ve improved as the year’s
gone on. We’re a much more
physical football team than we
were three games ago, four
games ago.
“That’s our big focal point, and
(Mesick) is the team that’s standing in the way of getting an automatic (playoff) bid, and that’s
very important to this team. I
think they will be ready to play.”

JV: Mancelona 30, Reed City
REED CITY – The Mancelona
JV Ironmen of coach Doug Derrer were scheduled to face Hillman but that game got cancelled,
so AD Dave Smith was able to
arrange a game with Class B
Reed City for Thursday, Oct. 10.
The young Ironmen played the
larger school and won, 30-24.
Coach Derrer credited the Dark
Wall of Defiance up front with
playing a major role in the victory.
“The offensive line of Nick
Biehl, Joe Grenke, Tim Campeau,
Jake Campeau, Shane Young,

Dylan Whitney and Logan Short
did a nice job of opening up the
running lanes for our backs,” the
coach reported.
Reed City took an 8-0 on the
final play of the first quarter but
the young Ironmen came flying
back, literally, when fleet-footed
Chris “Neon” Nielson motored 65
yards on the ensuing kickoff.
Tyler Fults flew around end for
the two points and an 8-8 tie.
Reed City regained the lead in
the thrilling, seesaw battle at the
3:42 mark of the third quarter on
a 75-yard run. That put the Coyotes on top 16-8.
Mancelona received the kickoff
and went into “two-minute”
mode as signal caller Dylan Derrer mixed the run and the pass
masterfully. With 24 seconds remaining, Dylan faked into the
line and delivered a strike to
Nick Biehl to trim the lead to 1614.
Early in the third quarter, the
host Coyotes scored again to
make it a 10-point game, 24-14, but
the Ironmen did all the rest of
the scoring in the incredible
game.
Nielson lowered his head and
powered his way over from 2
yards to cap a long drive and then
Dylan tossed to Nielson for the
conversion to trim the deficit to
24-22.
In the fourth quarter, the Coyotes were suddenly afflicted with
Ty-Fu Fever, a malady that usually catches up to Mancelona opponents sometime during the
game. Fults’ flying feet carried

him to a 3-yard tally to put his
team on top 28-24. Fults then
found his way across the goal-line
for two points to make it 30-24
with 10:21 left to play.
The dangerous Coyotes were
driving down the field for what
could have been the game-tying
or game-winning drive in the
final minute when “Neon” Nielson came up with another huge
play, intercepting a fourth-down
pass at the 3-yard line.
The offense then came on the
field and pushed forward behind
the Dark Wall of Defiance for the
first down that was needed to run
out the clock and enable the Ironmen to walk off the field as victors.
The Iron Trio of C.J. Short,
“Neon” Nielson, and Ty-Fu Fults
in the backfield ran to the tune of
thunder once again. Fults fired
out for a team-high 90 yards in 19
carries. Short’s sonic sieges with
the ball accumulated 77 yards of
real estate in 20 tries and Nielson
put the Deuce Moves on to generate 49 yards in 13 carries to go
with his kickoff return for a TD
and his timely interception at the
shadow of the goal-line.
Dylan hit on 4-of-6 aerials for 32
yards, including the TD strike to
tight end Nick Biehl.
On the defensive side, C.J.
Short laid siege to enemy ball
carriers, making 11 tackles in the
win. Fults put the halt on runs
six times with a fumble recovery.
Luke Winstead and Nielson each
had four stops and Nielson had
the fourth-quarter pick.

Petoskey–
Gaylord
continued from 1A
gence of Whitmore under
center, the Northmen
could very well be a tough
out the rest of the way.
“He’s really done a
great job of improving
since we started throwing
in the spring,” Petoskey
coach Kerry VanOrman
said of Whitmore, who a
year ago was a runningback/cornerback on the
freshman team. “We had
no idea, really, how he
was going to be until we
got him out there because
he had never played quarterback. We could see he
was an athlete and he had
a pretty good arm. Coach
(Mark) Ameel has done a
good job of working with
him and improving his
mechanics.
“He’s like a sponge. He
really picked it up fast.
The next step is getting in
a huddle and being in that
situation. You just don’t
know how they’re going
to respond.”
Answer: Pretty darned
good.
Granted, the 6-foot-2,
175-pound Whitmore has
had his share of ups and
downs just as any sophomore signal-caller likely
would. But the quarterback’s continual improvement has run parallel to
that of the Northmen in
general.
Friday’s win, Petoskey’s

petoskey running back Chase Ledingham (left) looks upfield as gaylord senior Zach Hayner attempts to make the
tackle on Friday. Ledingham rushed for 115 yards and scored two touchdowns as the northmen improved to 4-3 with a 4214 win.
second straight after a
three-game losing streak,
was never in doubt after
Whitmore connected with
his brother, Shea, on a 40yard TD pass play with
just over four minutes remaining in the first half.
That put Petoskey up,
21-7. Three minutes later,
Evan Whitmore connected with Chase Ledingham on a 27-yard

petoskey receiver Shea Whitmore (82) looks back and extends his hands to catch a pass Friday during the northmen’s victory over gaylord. gaylord’s rob trelfa defends on
the play. pHoto CourteSy dan LedingHam.

scoring strike to make it
28-7 at the break.
The TD pass to Ledingham was indicative of
how Petoskey’s quarterback has matured
through the season,
VanOrman said.
“He was patient enough
to let it develop and not
throw it early,” he said. “I
think that’s what impresses me is that he has
the poise to wait until it
develops. … And I think
that he also has shown
good decision-making in
not throwing balls where
guys are covered, which
is really hard for a young
guy to do. If a guy’s covered, he goes to his next
receiver. That instinct, in
somebody so young to be
able to do that, is really
rare to see. That’s something that usually takes
them until they’re a senior to pick up.
“We’re through seven
games now and you can
see him really develop in
the huddle and really understand the offense and
what we’re trying to do
and even help guys in the
huddle.”
The Brothers Whitmore
connected again midway
through the third quarter,
this time on a 55-yard TD
pass play which made it
35-7. Shea Whitmore finished with three catches

for 133 yards, while Ledingham led Petoskey’s
ground game with 115
yards and a touchdown on
24 carries.
Petoskey finished with
197 yards rushing, and its
170 through the air is a remarkable balance for a
team that has relied almost exclusively on the
run – to much success –
for the past decade.
Petoskey’s other two
TDs came from Kurt
Boucher on a 1-yard run,
and by Garret
Lundteigen, who pounced
on a blocked Gaylord punt
in the end zone.
It was one of two
blocked punts – Ledingham had one, James
Gazarato the other — by
the Northmen on the
night.
Twice, the Blue Devils’
long snap sailed over the
punter’s head, and
Petoskey intercepted Gaylord quarterback Steven
Fitzek twice. Aaron Broman and Shae Whitmore
had the picks.
“You just can’t make
mistakes against good
teams,” Gaylord coach
Will Cleaver said.
“They’ll take advantage
of it and that’s what
Petoskey did. They’re
well coached and
Petoskey did a nice job
both offensively and de-

fensively. We had some
pretty good success
against the run and they
just popped those passes
which we hadn’t really
seen (in scouting reports).
We’ve got to adjust and we
didn’t defensively.”
Fitzek completed 7-of-21
pass attempts for 117
yards. He connected with
Lance Chapman on a 66yard TD pass play midway through the second
quarter, a play that gave
the Blue Devils life as
they cut the Northmen
lead to 14-7. Nick Parker
scored on a 1-yard plunge
in the fourth quarter for
the Blue Devils, who were
limited to 96 yards on the
ground. Fitzek was Gaylord’s top ground gainer
with 41 yards on nine attempts.
The win keeps Petoskey
squarely in the hunt for a
playoff spot, a position
with which it is familiar.
A year ago, the Northmen
were also 4-3 and needed

to win its final two regular-season games to make
the post-season. They
dropped their finale to
Menominee and missed
the playoffs.
“The last two weeks
we’ve grown a little bit as
a football team since that
(9-6) loss to Cheboygan,”
said VanOrman, whose
team defeated Traverse
City Central, 42-37, a week
before the win over Gaylord. “They’ve played two
games of pretty good football. There’s a confidence
that definitely comes with
that. It’s a good sign that
these kids still believe
that they can win these
two games and get in the
playoffs. That’s definitely
a motivation for them.
“We’ve talked about
Gaylord. They’re not that
bad of a football team.
They’re going through
growing pains and you
can see that. They’re wellcoached. It’s just a matter
of time before they’re
playing right back on top
too. I felt it was a good
win for our kids. And this
week we’ll be trying to
keep that focus.”
The Blue Devils are on
the long road back to respectability under
Cleaver, who led them on
a tremendous eight-year
stretch before stepping
away after the 2007 season.
“We’re still trying to
find a way to win,”
Cleaver said. “It’s not that
we’re done with the seniors or we’re moving on,
and it’s certainly not because we’re giving up on
the kids we’ve got. It’s
more we’re trying to find
the right pieces to the
puzzle to make it work for
us to be able to have a
fighting chance on Friday
with Traverse City West.
“They’re good, they’re
well coached, they’re
physical, they’re fast. All
the things that we would
dream of being, they are.
We certainly have our
work cut out for us. They
do a lot of things well.
They come after you on
defense and they’re going
to blitz us all night.”

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Volleyball roundup

Lady Ironmen are runners-up!

Hornets runner-up
at Suttons Bay
Wright is lethal at net
as Pellston advances
to bracket finals
against Rogers City
by mike dunn

SUTTONS BAY – The Pellston volleyball team of
coach Brooke Groff reached
the finals of the Copper
Bronze bracket against
rugged Suttons Bay tournament on Saturday. The Hornets lost to Rogers City 25-15,
25-18 to finish 3-3 on the day.
Pellston lost to Houghton
Lake 26-24, 25-23 in a tense
battle to open pool play and
then lost another tough
three-game match with
Kingsley, 25-20, 23-25, 15-9 before beating Northport 25-8,
25-18 and advancing to
bracket play.
In the bracket, the Hornets edged Traverse City
Christian in still another
hard-fought, to-the-wire affair, 22-25, 25-22, 16-14, in the
first round before hammering out a 25-10, 25-20 victory
over Grand Traverse Academy in the second round.
At the end of the day, Pellston’s solid record stood at
22-14 overall against some

very stiff competition and 51 in the Ski Valley.
It was the usual names
leading the way for Brooke’s
blue-collar battlers.
Mackenzie Wright, who
was exhibited the “Wright
Stuff ” all season long, put
the mighty “Mac Whack” on
a team-high 51 kills with
three blocks and was all over
the place in the back row,
too, notching 30 digs. “Shock
Wave” Shaylee Smith showered the enemy side with 39
kills and she was big into rejection again, making 13
blocks. Shaylee added some
serious steam at the stripe,
too, earning eight aces.
Abbie Welch (28 kills) and
Sammie Stark (18 kills)
added to the Hornet hit parade along with Olivia Grant
(eight kills, four blocks) and
Breanna Sisman (six kills).
Abbie covered the floor like
wet on water, notching 38
digs.
Versatile Hanah Carter
created more hitting
chances than a pitching machine, serving up 107 assists
to go with nine aces, 31 digs
and four kills.
Kelly Lewis secured 29
digs and launched 10 aces to
help the Hornet cause and
Cassidy Thayer put the
crash on a pair of kills.

JV Volleyball
the mancelona volleyball team took second Saturday in its own invitational, reaching the finals against kalkaska
and going 6-2 on the day. in the action photo above, freshman setter Jill Smigielski serves up a sweet delivery
to teammates eileene naniseni (10) and tori reichelderfer (9). the team photo(below) features: front row from
left, korenna Wheeler, Sierra Haynes and Logan allen; back row: Jill Smigielski, Lindsey Friday, kerry Stilson,
tori reichelderfer, Haley ackler, dakota derrer, Hannah Hardy, eileene naniseni and Coach Jessica Hudson.

Hornets reach semis at
Harbor Springs
Burkhart’s Bombers
blast out of pool
play, reach semifinals against Boyne
City
HARBOR SPRINGS – The
Pellston JV bombers of
coach Heidi Burkhart
blasted out of pool play and
reached the semifinals of
the Harbor Springs tournament on Saturday. The
young Hornet hitters
dropped a tough decision to
talented Boyne City, 25-18,
25-10.
Setter Kaylee Krussell
was cool under fire as she

(pHotoS by Janet SmigieLSki)

put the K-2 brand on her deliveries, notching 30 assists
on the day. Sweet-swinging
Susie Brilley also had a
dilly of a day once again,
smashing out a team-high
16 kills with 91 percent efficiency in her attacks and
also delivering four aces
from the stripe. It was
Krunch Time for Stephanie
Kruskie and Haley Keber as
they each connected for
nine kills. Elyssa Prell
flowed like liquid gold at the
net, pounding out eight kills
and making three blocks.
Kruskie was trusty at the
stripe also, launching a
dozen aces and accumulating a whopping 38 points as
a server. Kruskie, Prell and
Brilley were the top passers
on the day.

dnr newS

DNR stresses
tree stand safety
Take precautions when
hunting deer from tree
stand or elevated platorm
As hunters head to the woods
for the archery deer season,
Michigan conservation officers
are stressing safety for those
hunting from tree stands or elevated platforms.
“Tree stands are popular with
many hunters who want an increased advantage, but improper
use of them can result in injuries and death,” said Sgt. Tom
Wanless, Hunter Education Program supervisor for the Michigan Department of Natural
Resources. “We always stress
safety when using a tree stand or
raised platform.”
The important things to remember when using a tree stand
for hunting are:

* Buy a safe and comfortable
stand and harness that’s right
for you. Safe and reliable equipment reduces your chance of injury.
* Carefully read all instructions and warnings provided
with your stand.
* Practice setting up your
stand and safety equipment at
ground level first. Use all recommended safety straps and pins to
secure the stand.
* Wear the safety harness at all
times when climbing, hunting
and descending.
* Choose a harness with a
quick-release system that will
hold you right-side-up and not restrict your breathing should you
fall.
* Maintain your equipment —
look for wear, stress points and
loose fasteners. Fix or replace
worn equipment immediately.
* Choose as straight a tree as
possible, and watch for dead,
overhanging limbs and rotten
wood.
* Use extra care when hunting
from a smooth-barked tree (such
as aspen, maple, hickory and
beech) because if it rains, they

get slippery.
* Use extra care when hunting
from a frozen tree. Avoid using
elevated stands when it’s icy.
* Always use a haul rope to
bring gear, firearm or bow to and
from the ground.
* Always unload your gun before hauling.
* If hauling a bow, tie your line
to the top limb of the bow when
climbing and the bottom when
descending to avoid snagging arrows in tree branches.
* Be extra alert when climbing
or descending from the stand.
These are when most tree-stand
accidents occur.
For more information on hunting regulations and safe use of
equipment, check the 2013 hunting digests.

DNR Fishing Tip
Tips for taking crappie
in the fall
Crappies often stay in deeper
water and tend to move around

more as they target schools of
baitfish
This time of year can bring
some of the best results when it
comes to fishing for crappie.
Want to target these panfish
when you head out in the coming
days or weeks?
These fish often stay in deeper
water longer than other panfish
– and they also tend to move
around more as they target large
schools of baitfish. If you use
baits that imitate a crappie’s food
of choice you’ll be more likely to
find them.
Keep in mind that crappies
will get less and less active as the
water cools off and they slow
down. You’ll then want to slow
your presentation and offer
smaller baits to keep seeing success.
Try your luck at some great
crappie fishing this fall. For
more information on this
species, visit their Michigan
Fish and How to Catch Them
website.
This tip was adapted from
Michigan Outdoor News.

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Grayling earns playoff bid with win
GRAYLING – The Grayling
Vikings punched their ticket the
state football playoffs Friday, Oct.
11. But, the home team needed a
furious second-half comeback to
do it, rallying for a 35-18 win over
visiting Lake Michigan Conference rival Kalkaska.
Grayling (6-1 overall, 4-0 conference) found itself on a wrong side
of an 18-14 halftime score, as the
visiting Blue Blazers (5-2 overall,
3-2 conference) dominated action
late in the half and outscored
Grayling, 12-0, in the second
quarter.
But, Kalkaska just couldn’t
hang onto the lead against
Grayling’s powerhouse offense
and senior quarterback Jake
Swander. The Vikings came out
of intermission and scored 21
second-half points, while keeping
Kalkaska off the scoreboard, to
rally for their sixth win, which

puts Grayling in line for a state
playoff berth.
“We knew Kalkaska was a good
football team with a lot of good
athletes,” said Grayling head
coach Tim Sanchez. “I was proud
of how our guys stuck to the plan
and were about to outlast (Kalkaska) in the second half.”
Swander again proved to be the
straw that stirs the Grayling offense, completing 60 percent (21of-32) of his throws for 288 yards,
2 touchdowns and 1 interception.
Both of his TD throws went to
senior receiver Tyler McClanahan, who hauled in 9 of Swander’s passes for 146 yards.
Senior Brandon Latusek added
half a dozen receptions for 99
yards, while classmate Michael
Branch had 3 catches for 21
yards. Fellow seniors Nick
Swiercz (2 catches, 13 yards) and
Kevin Harris (1 catch, 9 yards)

rebecca golnick and Jacob brown are all smiles after being named the
2013 grayling High School Homecoming queen and king during festivities at last Friday’s varsity football game. pHoto by bob gingeriCH

Viking varsity defender nick petrie (no. 5) sacks kalkaska quarterback Will noble (no. 10) on fourth-down play
in the first quarter of grayling’s 35-18 win at home over the visiting blue blazers on Friday, oct. 11. pHoto by
bob gingeriCH

were also on Swander’s list of
targets on the night.
However, the Grayling attack
was anything but one-sided. The
Vikings carried the ball across
the goal line for three scores, including TD runs each by Harris
(8 carries, team-high 51 yards),
Branch (11 carries, 47 yards) and
Swander (1 carry, 2 yards) on his
only rushing attempt of the
game.
Other Viking rushers included
sophomore Nick Petrie (2 carries,
12 yards) and Latusek (1 carry, 11
yards). And, overall, Grayling

Mio-auSable 55, auSgreS-SiMS 9

rushed for 123 yards against a
solid Kalkaska defense and
racked up 411 yards in total offense.
Petrie turned in a better stat
line on the defensive side of the
ball, racking up a team-best 11
tackles and 2 sacks. Junior Darin
Nicholas added 7 tackles, including 2 for a loss, while Branch
chipped in with 3 sacks.
Besides earning Grayling a
playoff bid, last Friday’s win also
keeps the Vikings’ chances at a
LMC crown alive and well.
Grayling, one of two teams still

undefeated in LMC action, travels
to East Jordan on Friday, Oct. 18,
to face the Red Devils (4-3 overall,
1-3). If Grayling wins there, that
could set up a battle between the
LMC’s top two squads on Friday,
Oct. 23, when the Vikings host
Boyne City (6-1 overall, 4-0 conference) in a regular-season finale.
Kickoffs for both games are set
for 7 p.m.
– Report by Buckland News
Service.

Keegan’s crazy play

Mio dominates for sixth
straight win, 55-0
MIO – Last Friday’s football game at Mio-AuSable
High School was what
sports pundits call a “nodoubter.”
The host Mio Thunderbolts just crushed Au GresSims, 55-0, on Friday, Oct.
11, to claim the varsity
team’s sixth consecutive
victory and a ticket to the
state football playoffs.
The Thunderbolts (6-1
overall, 3-0 conference)
simply ran away from Au
Gres-Sims, scoring in double-digits in the first three
quarters, while also shutting out the visiting
Wolverines (1-6 overall, 1-4
conference).
Mio scored 15 and 19
points in the first and second quarters, respectively,
on its way to a 34-0 halftime lead and then tacked
on 14 points in the third
quarter. The final stanza
might have seemed like a
letdown, with the Bolts
only putting up 7 points on
the scoreboard.
And, the Bolts did it
with a balanced offensive
attack that totaled 562
yards.
Senior quarterback Brad
Rhoads helped account for
a lot of that yardage, completing 11-of-17 (65 percent)
of his passing attempts for
328 yards, 4 touchdowns
and 2 interceptions.
Rhoads also rushed for 34
yards on 4 carries and was
5-of-6 on PATs.
Senior Bryson Devers, a
leader on both sides of the
ball, caught two of
Rhoads’ TD throws and
rushed for another score.
In the win, Devers pulled
down 4 catches overall for
62 yards and then led Mio
in rushing with 68 yards
on 7 carries.
Seniors Seth Thomey (3
catches, 98 yards) and
Chaun Obermiller (1
catch, 52 yards) also had

TD receptions on throws
from Rhoads, while classmate Colton McGregor had
a team-high 106 yards on 4
receptions. Junior Josh
Fox had 1 catch for 10
yards.
Mio was equally effective rushing the ball, with
seven players carry the
rock and account for another 4 TDs. That included
carries by Devers, Rhoads,
Obermiller (1 carry, 35
yards), Thomey (1 carry, 3
yards), Zac Price (4 carries, 34 yards), Brian Watson (3 carries, 13 yards)
and Cody Wilson (1 carry,
47 yards).
It was also a team effort
on defense, with 17 players
tallying at least one tackle
in the shutout victory.
And, a trio of familiar
names – Devers, Thomey
and Obermiller – to Mio
fans again led the charge.
Devers recorded a teambest 14 tackles, including 8
solo hits, while Thomey
had 13 tackles, with 7 of
those being of the solo variety. But, in a way,
Thomey’s night defensively might have been
even more impressive, as
11 of his 12 tackles were
solo hits.
Other defensive standouts for the Bolts included
Watson (10 tackles, 5 solo),
Wilson (9 tackles, 6 solo),
Price (7 tackles, 3 solo),
Aaron Georgieff (6 tackles,
5 solo), Fox (5 tackles, 4
solo) and Scott Blamer (5
tackles, 3 solo).
The Bolts will attempt to
run their winning streak
to seven games when they
host the Hale Eagles (2-5
overall, 0-2 overall) in a
North Star League clash
on Friday, Oct. 18. Kickoff
is at 7 p.m.
– Report by Buckland
News Service.

the player carrying the football in this photo is mancelona’s menacing defensive lineman keegan “rocket” richardson,
who has scooped up a fumble at the goal-line Friday against St. mary and is on his way to competing an improbable
99-yard return for a touchdown. keegan received an escort of blockers from his teammates along the way. “i was
watching the play and didn’t know at first what was going on,” reported mancy head coach dan “boo” derrer. “then
all of a sudden here comes keegan running up the sidelines.” the buzz around mancelona is that the 6-foot-2, 300pound richardson will be used in the backfield as part of the king kong keegan jumbo package. that may be just a
rumor, though. (pHoto by Janet SmigieLSki)

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to Dave at Office@CharlevoixCountyNews.com.
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www.cityofcharlevoix.org. Ski
Patrol (On call/back-up; hours
vary) - $9.25-$11.50/hr. Patrol
Mt. McSauba Ski Area to ensure a safe environment is
maintained and provide emergency assistance to skiers.
Model good safety procedures
and maintain recommended
equipment practices. Project
a courteous and positive public image of the City of
Charlevoix to the public. Operates under general supervision of Mt. McSauba Manager. Works outdoors in wintry weather conditions (day
and/or night). Interaction with
children and parents requires
patience and maturity. Work
schedule is based on weather,
availability of other Ski Patrol
staff, and includes weekends.
See Ski Patrol job description
for further details. Target for
filling position is November
4, 2013.

Homes for rent
GAYLORD AREA: ONE BEDROOM CABIN includes cable
and electric. No pets, no
smoking. Security deposit
rquired. $350 a month. 989350-0153

Homes for Sale
We sell Energy Star modular
homes, let us build your new
home or replace your fire loss.
See our model, give us a call
for an appointment. Northland
Homes, 989-370-6058.

Household
28x24 painting. Beautiful
mums in gold ornate frame,
under glass. $45. Call 989732-8160
CD or BOOK STAND. Rotates. Hold hundreds CD’s,
DVD’s or books. Very nice.
$75. Call 989-732-8160.
GERTA’S
DRAPERIES:
Everything in Window Treatments Free estimates and in
home appointments. Established 1958. Call 989-7323340 or visit our showroom
at 2281 South Otsego Ave.,
Gaylord.
Globe Clock. Seiko clock in
glass globe, $25. Call 989732-8160.
Lamps. Nice table lamps. 5
styles. $35 each. Call 989732-8160.
Wood Clock, desk or wall.
$20. Call 989-732-8160.

Land & property
HAWKS, MI 200 acre hunting
camp. 3 bedroom, furnished,
improved trails, blinds, fields.
Borders 2000 acre state land.
Immediate possession. Price
reduced to $269,000. Owner
since 1989. Seller’s spouse
is Michigan realtor. Call Mary
Becker, Real Estate One of
Presque Isle, 989-734-3645.
LAKE LOT FOR SALE near
Okefenokee Swamp in Southern Georgia. 231-546-3959.
VACANT PROPERTY for
sale. 9 acres (all wooded),
excellent building site 3 miles
from Gaylord, Gaylord
schools. Price $42,900. Land
Contract terms available. Call
989-350-5080.

Lawn & garden
CYCLONE LEAF VAC system. $800. Pull behind lawn
sprayer, $275. 989-736-7689
LARGE GAS GRILL. Patio
Classic, 4 burner. Top quality,
includes full propane tank.
$160. Call 989-732-8160

Legal notices
FINAL NOTICE TO DISPOSE
OF CONTENTS to satisfy established liens on the following
storage units: Duane Eidson,
Unit 28; Kristi Gasco, Unit
43. Storage unit contents will
be emptied and or sold on
October 25, 2013 if accounts
are not paid in full at Alpine
Storage, 1868 Dickerson Rd,
Gaylord. 989-732-7818

manufactured Homes
For Rent or Sale on Contract.
3 Bedroom Manufactured
home. $500 down, $500
month. Gaylord area MSHDA
approved 989-966-2037
NEW & REPOS: DoubleWides, 16’s, 14’s. Take anything on trade. Financing available. A complete line of parts.
www.michiganeastsidesales.n
et. 989-966-2037

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miscellaneous
$3.99 Breakfast; $5.99 Lunch;
$6.99 Dinner. Homemade specials every day only at Gobblers of Gaylord, 900 S. Otsego, Gaylord. 989-732-9005
BARB’S
HOMEMADE
DESSERTS. Treat yourself to
the best carrot cake in the
USA at Gobblers of Gaylord,
900 S. Otsego, Gaylord. 989732-9005
Briggs and Stratton electric
start 4,000 watts Generac
generator, 989-350-6717.
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NEW GMC SUBURBAN
bench seats. $50 each. Vintage vanity mirror, 46 x 34
inches, $45. 231-597-0375
PAN FRIED PERCH, 2 PIECE
LUNCH FOR ONLY $7.99.
Try Bros Bistro, I-75 Exit 270,
Waters. 989-705-1800
PEPSI – Gaylord Vending can
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your staff and customers.
Serving Gaylord, Petoskey,
Boyne City, Charlevoix, East
Jordan, Grayling, Lewiston,
Mio and many areas in Northern Michigan. We offer a full
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products. Locally owned and
operated. Contact us at 989350-9238, 989-732-8160 or
e-mail us at GaylordVending@Gmail.com.
STIHL 024 16 INCH CHAINSAW with case, $125. Husky
Electric Power Washer, $100.
Craftsman 3 inch belt sander
with extra belt, $25. Router
with table, $100. 989-3703588 or 989-939-8819.

pets
CATS AND DOGS too at
JUDIE’S DOG, 618 W.
Mitchell, Gaylord. 989-7051115. Walk ins welcome for
nail trimming.
LARGE IGLOO DOG House,
$50. 989-732-4535

recreational Vehicles
2007 NOMAD WAYLITE 27
foot travel trailer. Bunk beds,
rarely used, 14 foot awning.
NADA retail $11,000. Sale
$7,495. 231-587-9550
2014 Forest River RV Cherokee Grey Wolf 19RR Travel
Trailer. Rear Ramp Door, Gaucho Sofa w/Overhead Cab. ,
Ward., Dbl. Kitchen Sink, 3

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Highway 31 N. Petoskey, MI
49770. Phone 231-347-3200.

Services
DJ/KARAOKE
SERVICE
available for weddings, clubs
or parties. References and information at www.larryentertainment.com. 989-732-3933
EFFICIENT HEATING AND

COOLING. Furnaces, Air Conditioning, Sales and Service.
Quality Workmanship 989350-1857
FRED’S TV & APPLIANCE
SERVICE. 33 years experience. In home service. 989732-1403
PEPSI – Gaylord Vending can
supply your business or office
with vending machines for
Pepsi drinks and snacks for
your staff and customers.
Serving Gaylord, Petoskey,
Boyne City, Charlevoix, East
Jordan, Grayling, Lewiston,
Mio and many areas in Northern Michigan. We offer a full
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erated. Contact us at 989350-9238, 989-732-8160 or
e-mail us at GaylordVending@Gmail.com.
Tutoring by licensed teacher.
Lives in East Jordan...25 years
of teaching experience with
special training in Math, Reading, and Writing Strategies in
Grades K-8th. For more information please call: 231222-0237

Snow removal
6 FOOT SNOWBLOWER. 3
Point with hydraulic shoot.
$1,475. 989-736-7689

Storage
APS Mini-Warehouse of Gay-

lord has 5x10 units available
for just $35 a month. No long
term contract necessary. In
town, safe storage. Larger
units also available. Call 989732-8160.
BUCK PATH Mini Warehouses
starting at $15 month. 989732-2721 or 989-370-6058
Heated or Cold storage available for Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, 989-732-0724
APS Mini-Warehouse of
Gaylord has large 10x20
units available. No long term
contract necessary. In town,
safe storage. Smaller units
also available. Call 989-7328160.

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The 2014 ford Taurus delivers more of what
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The 2014 Ford Taurus delivers
more of what large sedan customers really want: fuel economy, more technology, design
refinement, improved craftsmanship and enhanced driving
dynamics. A choice of engines
offers customers increased fuel
economy without compromising
the responsive performance
they want.
Taurus was the first car in
Ford’s North American lineup
to offer the advanced 2.0-liter
EcoBoost® engine. Ideal for fullsize sedan buyers seeking maximum fuel economy without
sacrificing performance, this advanced engine combines direct
injection of gasoline and a turbocharger to provide performance comparable to naturally
aspirated V6 engines offered by
competitors. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost delivers 240 horsepower
and 270 lb.-ft. of torque while returning highway fuel economy
of 32 mpg.
A relatively high compression
ratio is enabled by the use of direct injection of gasoline, operating at fuel pressures from
2,200 to 2,800 psi. The unique
turbocharger is optimally
matched to the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine and direct injection system, providing precise
fuel pressure control to deliver
boosted power at low rpm without annoying turbo lag.
The 2.0-liter EcoBoost uses
5W30 oil to reduce internal friction, and enables 10,000-mile oil
change intervals, representing a
potential reduction in cost of
ownership. In addition, fuel
economy is optimized with a

low-tension accessory drive belt
and a one-way alternator clutch.
The 3.5-liter V6 is offered as
standard equipment in Taurus
SE, SEL and Limited series
models. This Taurus engine
benefits from the addition of
twin independent variable
camshaft timing, achieving better fuel economy, additional
horsepower and a reduction in
part-throttle emissions compared to the previous standard
Taurus V6. The new engine returns a 3 mpg highway fuel
economy increase, with 10 percent more horsepower.
The engine has been engineered for durability with
chain-driven camshafts, highstrength forged metal connecting rods with floating pins, a
fully counterweighted forged
steel crankshaft, die-cast aluminum deep-sump oil pan and
four-bolt main bearing caps
with side bolts through the engine block. Noise, vibration and
harshness characteristics are
controlled and reduced through
employment of a tuned composite upper and lower manifold, a
silent-chain camshaft drive and
an acoustic engine cover.
The EcoBoost 3.5-liter V6 –
standard equipment in the highperformance Taurus SHO – is
Ford’s most powerful EcoBoost
offering, delivering 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque.
Like all Ford EcoBoost engines,
this engine produces peak
torque across a broad plateau
from 1,500 to 5,250 rpm. Peak
torque building quickly off idle
ensures responsive acceleration.
From the driver’s seat, the re-

sult is linear power delivery.
Combining direct injection
and a pair of turbochargers, the
V6 EcoBoost engine avoids lag
by employing impellers that
spool up quickly for swift response. This Taurus SHO combination of power, consistent
torque delivery, all-wheel drive
and up to 25 mpg on the highway is unmatched by competitors.
America’s most innovative
full-size sedan gets even smarter
with an array of more classleading technologies including
SYNC® with MyFord Touch®,
which replaces many traditional
buttons, knobs and gauges with
clear, colorful LCD screens and
steering wheel-mounted fiveway toggles. These screens can
be personalized to display information relevant to each driver
by using voice command, keeping the driver’s eyes on the road
and hands on the wheel.
MyFord Touch is powered by
a new version of Ford’s awardwinning SYNC system, combining voice control for vehicle
functions, enabled Bluetooth®
devices, MP3 players and a wide
variety of external media. Taurus Limited and Taurus SHO
add Ford’s Lane-Keeping System, which helps notify a driver
if he or she is veering from the
road. This feature is bundled
with Ford’s intuitive active park
assist technology, making life
simpler and more convenient
for customers.
The 2014 Ford Taurus is manufactured at Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant.

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MI 231-347-2585.
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automatic, running boards,
perfect for any season, come
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wheel drive, Z-71 package
with electric trailer brakes,
stealth gray, extended warranty good until January 2015
or 111,000 miles, $21,000.
989-390-1778.
2010 Chevy Colorado. 4WD,
only 79K. Nice. As low as
$249 a month. Drive Now Auto
Sales, 2215 US Highway 31
N, Petoskey. Phone 231-3473200. www.drivenow123.com

Vans
1995 Chevy Astro Van. Gladiator luxury design package.
Loaded, wheelchair lift, only
72K, new tires. Sale Price
$7,495. Rivertown Auto Group,
The Best for Less 989 VFW
Road, Cheboygan, MI 231627-6700. www.RiverAuto.net
1999 Nissan Quest Minivan,
133,000 miles, indoor storage
for six years, no rust, good
condition, $3,300, 231-5875632.

Wanted
Small, private collector paying
cash for Baseball, Football
cards before 1970. Gaylord
area. 231-373-0842
Wanted: OUTBOARD MOTORS, any size, running or
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October 17, 2013

Featured Home

Look for a Home’s
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Lake Access Home, Johannesburg

on the Market

John Koske, Koske Realty Co., Gaylord (989) 732-1012

Compliments of Ed Wohlfiel

Part 1 of 2
Home shopping for first-time
homebuyers it’s an exciting, albeit nerve-wracking, experience.
If you’re like others in the market
for their first home, you probably
have in mind exactly how your
soon-to-be home will look.
But it’s important not to fall
into the bad decorating, dingy
walls and dirt-bare back yard
equals bad-home trap. If you
don’t see past the hideous wallpaper, funky light fixtures and avocado green carpeting, you may
miss out on a home with great potential.
And, if you’re looking for a
home in a seller’s market where
homes are being snatched up as
soon as they go on the market,
you’ll come to realize you can’t be
choosy if you want to make a
competitive offer.
One of the first things to do is
to get pre-approved for a loan and
determine the maximum you can
afford to offer for a house. Don’t
look at homes that are asking for
more than 5 percent above your
maximum, otherwise you’ll be
setting yourself up for disappointment if you find the perfect—but outside your
budget—home.
So what to do?
The floor plan of the home is
extremely important. If a floor
plan isn’t quite to your liking,
consider rearranging it or adding
on. If you’re looking at an existing home and will need to remodel or expand to suit your
needs, the estimated cost of renovation needs to be considered
when making an offer.

Beautiful Johannesburg ranch home on
acreage offers Lake Louise access
by Jim akans

W

hat a fantastic
real estate value!
This sharp,
nicely maintained ranch
home near Johannesburg not only offers just over
two-and-a-third acres of beautiful
property…it also has access to Lake
Louise.
The three-bedroom, two-bath single-level design features approximately 1,200 square feet of living
area. Highlights include a master
suite with a corner soaker tub in the
bath area, a handy main level laundry/ mudroom, plus a wonderfully
open living, dining and kitchen area
that is the perfect set-up for spending quality time with the family as
well as for entertaining family and
friends. Energy efficient construction features include 2 x 6 wall construction, R-40 insulation in the
ceiling, R-19 in the walls, and R-11
under the floor plus an insulated
crawl space.
Outdoors, a huge 16 by 20 foot deck
overlooks the gorgeous acreage surrounding this home. In addition to
the attached one-car garage there is
a second detached garage on the
property with overhead doors located on each end plus additional
storage space in the attic area. Of
course, access to Lake Louise means
that fishing, swimming and boating
are always close at hand.
This Johannesburg area ranch
home on acreage with Lake Louis
access is listed at just $88,000. Call
Koske Realty today for a private
showing. (989) 732-1012 or email
mmkos@rocketmail.com

Also, consider the features of a
home:
Walls. While these are among
the easiest to remedy, they also
make a huge first impression. If
the walls need to be painted, are
covered in wallpaper or are
painted a color you find distasteful, picture them crisp and clean
in the color of your choice—
that’s how they could look after
you paint them.
Floors. Like walls, carpet or
floor surfaces that are old or outdated can be easily replaced. You
could even ask for a carpet allowance in your bid, especially if
you’re in a buyer’s market.
View. Things like old, ugly—
even dirty—windows and window
treatments can make a view appear less desirable. Those things
can be improved, so unless the
only view you have is of your
neighbor’s clunker on the side of
the house, don’t get hung up on
what is surely a fixable view.

www.NorthernRealEstate.com
Office: 989-732-1707

Toll Free: 800-828-9372

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