Sports News in Brief


Pine River 3, McBain NMC 1

MCBAIN — Pine River’s volleyball team picked up a 3-1 road win over McBain Northern Michigan Christian on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

The Bucks won 25-23, 25-23, 24-26, 25-21.

Michelle Kelsey had 12 kills and 23 digs, while Paige Esiline had 10 kills and 14 digs. Kyla Johnson had 10 kills and four digs, while Alexis Stokely had 22 digs and 40 assists.

Pine River is now 22-14-1 overall and 4-1 in the Highland Conference.


Pine River falls

LUDINGTON – The season ended for Pine River’s soccer team with a 13-0 loss to Ludington on Oct. 15. The game ended on the mercy rule at halftime. Ludington went on to beat Big Rapids in the district finals.

Lucas Harris, Ethan Crawford and Devaun Sims were goalkeepers for Pine River. The Bucks ended the season at 1-13.


EAST LANSING – What has become a fall tradition – the Selection Sunday Show, announcing the qualifiers and first round pairings for the MHSAA Football Playoffs – has been scheduled for 7 p.m. on this Sunday on FOX Sports Detroit.

The hour long show has been a staple for over 15 years, where football teams gather to celebrate the just completed regular season and watch to see their name called on the air.

Evart and Reed City have both qualified for the playoffs which open Nov. 1 or 2.