Sports

SUMMER POMAVILLE (#20) takes a shot that got 2 of her 4 points on Monday.		           --Journal Photo
The Pinconning Varsity Girls Basketball Team hosted Shepherd on Friday evening, and the Bluejays came out on top, 39-14 over the Spartans. Shepherd came out with a full-court press and ran up a 16-0 first quarter lead before Pinny could get on the board. Coach Brad Wehner said, “We struggled...
JACOB STONEBACK, of the Pinconning Boys Bowling Team, rolled a 260 series at Clare on Saturday.       			           			           --Journal Photo
The Pinconning Bowling Teams continue to roll through their season, traveling to Clare last Saturday to take on Shepherd. The Boys came out on top, 16-14 on the strength of Logan Milliman’s 329 High Series. The Girls came up short, with Layla St. Peter rolling a 316 to lead the team. Scores were...
CARSON PARKS (#12) gets away a jumper from the line in the Spartan’s loss to Meridian.    --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Boys Basketball Team played host to the Meridian Mustangs last Tuesday, before heading to Shepherd on Thursday to face the Bluejays. On Tuesday the boys came out and seemed to frustrate the Mustangs for half of the first quarter, but they got the measure of the Spartans and...
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Basketball Boys Varsity Friday, 1/20, 7:30 pm @ Farwell Tuesday, 1/24, 7:30 pm @ Tawas Boys Junior Varsity Thursday, 1/19, 6:00 pm vs. Farwell Tuesday, 1/24, 6:00 pm @ Tawas Basketball Girls Varsity Friday, 1/20, 6:00 pm @ Farwell Monday, 1/23, 7:30 pm vs. Tawas Girls Junior Varsity Thursday, 1/19...
MACKENZIE EILF (#12) gets a shot off against Gladwin on Friday. She scored 2 points in the game. 					           --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Girls Basketball Team played their first game of 2023 on the road at Gladwin on Friday night. The Flying G’s came out with a full-court press that stymied the Spartans and jumped to a 23-2 lead after the first. A lack of rebounds also hurt Pinny, and resulted in a 60-6 loss....
BRADY LUPKE (#2) throws up a layup against Gladwin on Thursday. Lupke led the Spartans with 14 points.			     	           --Journal Photo
The Pinconning Varsity Boys Basketball Team reopened the basketball season after the Christmas break on Thursday night, hosting Gladwin. They opened the game pressuring the Flying G’s, but could get their shots to drop, tailing 15-7 after the first quarter. They couldn’t recover and ended the game...
LAYLA ST. PETER placed 12th in the Jack Pine Mid-Winter Tournament on Saturday.	           --Journal Photo
The Spartan Bowling Teams were back in action last week after an extended Christmas break. On Wednesday evening, they hosted the Jack Pine League at Valley Lanes, taking on Harrison. The Boys came out on top, 23-7 on the strength of Logan Milliman’s 384 High Series. The Girls came up short, with...
COLE BRADY (#12, left) gets inside for a jumper  late in Pinny’s loss to the John Glenn Bobcats last week.     			    	    --Journal Photo
The Spartan Varsity Boys Basketball Team welcomed the John Glenn team to Pinconning last Tuesday for a non-conference game before their Christmas break, but the Bobcats weren’t very good guests, taking down Pinny 70-48. The Spartans got off to a good start, dropping 3 treys in the first quarter...
The Shoot’s top competitors: Mike “Mini Mac” Kurtansky, Lee Matthews, Greg Laponsey, Randy O’Laughlin, Scott Knochel, Matt Coughlin, Frosty, Mike Klumpp, Scott Schemanski, Tim Kelly, and Ron “Store Boy” Beson.  Missing from photo- Jon McKinnon, Don Porter, and Colette Boyd.                            --Courtesy Photo
Talk about history repeating itself. Fifty years ago on Sept. 24, 1972, gas cost .52 cents a gallon, Andy Gorske’s beard was only partly grey, and North America’s premier shotgun event, The John Gibson Memorial Shoot, was held for the first time in Jon McKinnon’s backyard in Linwood, MI. Frank...

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