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Wrestlers win district championship

Wrestlers win district championship

By Dan Hardenbrook Newberry High School has its first championship team in 2020. The varsity wrestling team, coached by Bob Bowler, won its 2020 Division 4 District Tournament in Rudyard late last week. The team dominated in its semifinal match against Inland Lakes,...
State champs will defend title

State champs will defend title

By Dan Hardenbrook The French Trucking Bantams are headed back to the state championship tournament. Following a masterful weekend in Munising, the team claimed the District 8 Championship on February 9 and secured their place in the state tournament in March. The...
Cedarville, DeTour Discussing Athletic Merger

Cedarville, DeTour Discussing Athletic Merger

By Dan Hardenbrook Two EUP Schools could soon turn to each other in hopes of saving their athletic programs for the future. Cedarville and DeTour have been having exploratory talks on that possibility for several months, with the conversations starting last summer. At...
Wrestlers host home meet

Wrestlers host home meet

By Dan Hardenbrook The Newberry High School wrestling team hosted the fourth round of Straits Area Conferences Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the J.L. DeCook Gymnasium. In addition to being the only home wrestling meet of the year, the varsity wrestlers also celebrated...
Area Basketball Roundup

Area Basketball Roundup

By Dan Hardenbrook The 2020 portion of the high school basketball season is in full swing as the local teams have hit the midpoint in their season. Conference title races are heating up and teams are trying to improve before the district tournaments, which are only...
Everyone’s favorite Newberry Indian

Everyone’s favorite Newberry Indian

By Dan Hardenbrook It’s a Thursday night in Cheboygan. The Newberry JV boys are battling the Chiefs. It’s been a tough night. But despite being down big, on the road, with a long trip home yet tonight, the boys are battling. They want the ball back. Not because the...