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Fat Guy’s Corner

Finally, October baseball has arrived, which means it’s playoff time! The Detroit Tigers come in stumbling a little bit. They were no hit on the last day of the season by the Miami Marlins. Let’s be honest, though, the Tigers had absolutely nothing to play for the last weekend of the season. Manager Jimmy Leyland decided to rest some starters […]

Sports Shorts

Youth hunter hits his mark ALPENA COUNTY — Carson Turnbow, 12, of Burton and a seventh-grader at Goodrich Middle School, had a successful weekend of hunting in Alpena County. On September 20, the opening day of bear season, he bagged a 200 pound black bear. On September 21, the opening day of the Liberty hunt, he bagged a 6-point buck […]


GOLF The Lady Cavaliers took part in the Saginaw Valley League North-South Crossover #3 on Monday, hosted by Flint Powers Catholic, and finished in fourth place iwth 227. Powers won the whole thing with 186, Mt. Pleasant took second with 202 and Saginaw Heritage was fourth with 212. Meghan Borgerding led the Lady Cavs, carding a 42 and Mikaila Garrison […]

Outdoor Calendar

NOW-Nov. 14 Ruffed grouse hunting season. NOW-Oct. 31 Wolf hunting licenses on sale through Oct. 31 or until license quotas have been met. Details: www.michigan. gov/ dnr Oct. 1-Nov. 14 Archery deer hunting season, statewide. OCT. 6 Trapping seminar at the Marlette Sportsmen’s Association at 4 p.m. Topics such as fox, coon, mink and muskrat trapping plus fur handling will […]


On the heels of last year’s introduction of the Jeep Wrangler Dragon Design Concept, Jeep is now unveiling the new 2014 Wrangler Dragon Edition. The new Jeep Wrangler Dragon, said spokesman Patrick Hespen, will be a limitedproduction special edition, available in Jeep show- rooms in North America this fall. “When we introduced the Jeep Wrangler Dragon Design Concept last year […]


Seven Chevrolet models have received 5- Star Overall Vehicle Scores for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In New Car Assessment Program testing, NHTSA gave its highest possible 5-star overall score to the Chevrolet Sonic, Cruze, Volt, Impala, Traverse, Camaro Coupe and Silverado 1500 Crew Cab. Sonic is the first and only car in the subcompact class […]