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The local Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship event on Sunday, Jan. 29, had 11 winners, and those 11 shooters advanced to the district level of the competition. The Free Throw Championship was open to boys and girls ages 9-14. The nine-year-old age division winners were Jillian...
It was one of their goals at the beginning of the season: win a fifth consecutive Lake Michigan Conference title in wrestling. On Saturday, the Grayling Vikings accomplished the feat with a first place finish at the Lake Michigan Conference Championship Meet – an event hosted by Kalkaska High...
It wasn’t easy, but the Vikings of Grayling High School were able to escape Charlevoix High School with a 72-71 conference win over the Rayders on Friday night during a varsity boys basketball contest that featured late game drama, clutch free throws, and a buzzer beater in overtime. It was an...
Grayling High School’s varsity girls basketball team lost 60-27 vs. the Kalkaska Blazers – a team that was unbeaten at 8-0 going into the contest – on Friday night during a Lake Michigan Conference game played at Kalkaska High School. The Blazers led by 30 points, 41-11, at halftime. The...
It was a close game early in the fourth quarter of Friday’s varsity boys basketball game at Kalkaska – the Vikings led by only two points with 6:44 left in regulation – but Grayling was able to make more plays down the stretch, and the Vikings won by eight points, 64-56. Grayling had a 19-12...
The varsity wrestling squad from Grayling High School competed in the Northern Michigan Championships meet at Gaylord High School on Saturday, and the Vikings placed eighth out of 29 teams. Reece Ferrigan finished second in the 189-pound weight class. Max Halstead took second in the 125-pound...
Despite rain and warm temperatures all week leading up to Saturday, and more rain forecasted for the day of the event, this year’s Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet – an annual series of cross country ski races conducted by the Grayling Recreation Authority at Hanson Hills Recreation Area – still had...
Grayling High School’s varsity boys basketball squad won by four points, 74-70, vs. the Elk Rapids Elks on Friday in a Lake Michigan Conference contest that had to be decided in overtime. Going into the match – a home game for Grayling – the Vikings and the Elks were tied for second place in...
The Vikings of Grayling High School won Saturday’s Grayling Wrestling Invitational, a tournament decided by the final weight class of the final series of the day. The Grayling Invitational featured seven teams: Grayling, Onaway, Houghton Lake, Manton, Frankfort, Elk Rapids, and Oscoda....
The varsity wrestling team from Grayling High School picked up two more league victories on Thursday night, defeating Elk Rapids and Kalkaska during a meet hosted by the Vikings. First, Grayling wrestled against a short-handed Elk Rapids squad. Out of 14 weight classes, only four featured...

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