— The Petoskey High School skiing team swept a tri-meet with Gaylord and Grayling. For the Northmen boys, Dan Bates had an overall time of 74.3 to place in first and teammate Tim Parsons was second.
For the Petoskey girls, Carla Howard’s overall time of 93.5, would net a second place finish while Patti Phiilips finished in fifth.
— The Petoskey boys’ basketball team fell to Cadillac, 57-50. Terry Ellis led the Northmen with 16 points.
— In the Northern Michigan Class C Conference, Pellston remained undefeated with a 68-48 win over East Jordan. The Hornets were led by Mike Thompson with 24 points.
Harbor Springs remained a game behind with a win over Gaylord, 55-40. Paul Ranney paced the Rams with a game-high 22 points. John Pearl scored 14 points to lead Charlevoix to a 70-31 win over Mancelona.
— The Petoskey boys’ basketball team fell at the buzzer, 66-65, to Cheboygan despite Mike Davies scoring 20 points and Archie Kiogima adding 17 points. Roger Lafrinere hit the game winning basket for the Chiefs.
— Inland Lakes fell to Bellaire, 67-65, in overtime in a boys game. Randy August would lead the Bulldogs with 29 points while Randy Pollard added 14.
— Ross Blumke scored 27 points and Dwayne Armock added 14 as Class D No. 8 ranked Alanson ran past Wolverine, 104-39.
Also, Bob Darrow scored 19 points for Mackinaw City during a 70-44 win over Boyne Falls.
— Todd VandenBrink’s lay in with four seconds left in regulation help lead the Petoskey boys’ basketball team over Gaylord, 56-55.
“The kids were excited to get the win after losing some close ones this season,” Petoskey coach Paul VanWagoner said. Later in the week the Northmen lost to Dan Majerle and the Traverse City Trojans, 74-59.
— Charlevoix improved to 10-0 after defeating St. Igance, 63-56, to take sole possession of the Michigan-Huron Shores Conference lead.
Charlevoix’s George Smith grabbed 13 rebounds, Craig Klooster added eight, Chris Putman had seven and Doug Sloan added six.
— Harbor Springs fell to Mancelona, 46-44. Ernie Hartzell scored 27 points for the Rams.
— Herbie Shaw, Emily Wynn and Casey Mckinney of the Petoskey Speed Skating Club won their divisions of the Petoskey Invitational at the Petoskey Winter Sport Park.
Looking back: Petoskey sweeps skiing tri-meet; Pellston boys' basketball remains unbeaten
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