Sports

With the surprise announcement by Governor Whitmer last Thursday that High School “contact” sports would be allowed beginning on Monday, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) quickly followed with the announcement that competition would begin that day. With essentially only three...
JORJA GAUTHIER (#22) led the Spartan Girls Varsity with 8 points in their season opening loss to the Clare Pioneers, 20-63, at home on Monday evening. It was the first day that competition in Winter “contact”sports was allowed in Michigan.      										--Journal Photo
The Pinconning Varsity Girls Basketball Team opened the entire Winter Sports season on Monday evening, with a very different look than last year. Losing four seniors and their head coach, and with no Junior Varsity team to fall back on, the team will definitely be facing a rebuilding year on top...
On Friday morning at 9:30 am Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a news conference to announce the latest Epidemic Order from the Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Michigan’s response to the COVID pandemic. Notably missing from the event was MDHSS Director Robert Gordon. With less...
BRIELLE HERNER (#8) digs out the ball during the Spartans District Semi-Final loss to Beaverton last Wednesday.	    	           	          --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Volleyball Team got a mixed blessing with the MHSAA District 72 draw: they got a first-round bye, but drew Beaverton, undefeated in the JPC, as their semi-final opponent. The girls fought a good fight against the Beavers, but lost in three straight to end their season....
KINSIE JACQUES poses in the infield at Michigan International Speedway before running to 33rd place out of 247 competitors at the MHSAA Division 3 Girls Cross Country State Finals.	          --Courtesy Photo
Unseasonably warm temperatures in the 70’s greeted MHSAA Cross Country State Finals participants when they arrived at Michigan International Speedway last week, along with a dry track in place of the often muddy surface. Pinconning’s only qualifier, Kinsie Jacques arrived as one of 63 freshmen...
KINSIE JACQUES leads a pack through the woods earlier this year. The freshman captured the Bay County Cross-Country Championship, finished fifth in the Jack Pine Conference, first in  her MHSAA Pre-Regional and second in the Regional last Saturday to qualify for the State Championship this Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.         --Courtesy Photo
PHS Freshman Kinsie Jacques continues to run away from the competition in Girls Cross Country. On Saturday, she finished second in the MHSAA Region 25-3 race at Saginaw Heritage to claim a spot in the State Finals this Saturday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. After claiming the Bay...
RAYNE WILSON (#1) goes up for one of her 9 kills in the Spartans 3-2, come-from-behind victory over Clare last Thursday.			            --Journal Photo
The PHS Varsity Volleyball Team went to Farwell on Tuesday for a Jack Pine Conference Quad facing Harrison and Beaverton, then hosted Clare for a makeup match on Wednesday. The Spartans swatted the Hornets 25-13, 25-21. Alaina Backus led the team with 5 kills, 3 aces, and 3 digs; Hailey Cianek...

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