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Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) conducted its annual Firecracker 1-Mile Fun Run – an event that gives young runners, including GRA’s “Mighty Milers,” the opportunity to race in front of Fourth of July parade spectators – on Wednesday, July 4, raising thousands of dollars for the GRA cross...
The Grayling Recreation Authority 10K/5K – foot races held annually during the AuSable River Festival – will be conducted on Saturday, July 28, with courses that start and end at Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Event organizers are hoping for 200 participants this year; people can still register...
Seventy-something? Eighty-something? Somewhere in the nineties? More than 100 for the first time ever? As of Tuesday, July 3, 77 teams were signed up for the 2018 AuSable River Canoe Marathon, a 120-mile non-stop race from Grayling to Oscoda held annually during the last full weekend of July....
The Grayling Skate Park, located next to City Hall on City Boulevard, hosted its sixth annual Father’s Day Skate Competition on Saturday afternoon, and 10 skateboarders participated. Overall numbers were the same as last year. Weather for the event was cloudy, warm, no rain. The 2018 Father’s...
The 2018 Black Bear Gran Fondo – an event that gives cyclists the opportunity to complete a 100-mile “century ride,” a 62-mile “metric century ride” (100 kilometers), or a 45-mile loop – is only a few weeks away, but riders can still sign up and participate. The Black Bear Gran Fondo – formerly...
Grayling High School recognized its Class of 2018 sports participants – a group that included four all-state players (one for two different sports) – on Thursday night during the 20th Annual Senior Student-Athlete Honors Night. During the Senior Student-Athlete Honors Night, held at the school’...
Makayla Cragg, a 2014 Grayling High School graduate who now lives in Gaylord, is new to the art of bodybuilding, but she is already having success in the sport with several first place finishes during a competition held in Traverse City in April. Cragg played team sports during her time at...
The Grayling Vikings won both games of a varsity softball doubleheader vs. the Harbor Springs Rams – a Lake Michigan Conference opponent – on Thursday night at Grayling High School. Grayling defeated Harbor Springs 12-2 during game one of the series. Jocelyn Brown pitched a complete game for...
Grayling High School’s varsity baseball team won both games of a Lake Michigan Conference doubleheader vs. Harbor Springs on Thursday night, defeating the visiting Rams 1-0, 5-1. In game one, The Vikings scored one run in the bottom of the first inning. Neither squad scored after that, and...
The Grayling Vikings took first place during the Brethren varsity baseball tournament on Saturday, posting a 2-0 record during the event. First, Grayling battled Brethren, the host for the tournament. The contest was scoreless through five innings. In the top of the sixth, Brethren scored two...

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