Sports

Best finish so far

The Ogemaw Heights boys varsity golf team hosted the Falcon Invitational at West Branch Country Club May 4. The team finished in second place out of 13 teams.
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Take me out to the ball game

The morning of Saturday Apr. 29 was a busy one at the West Branch Little League fields as the season opened. All teams gathered at field one for the opening ceremony. Sara Ede sang the national anthem and Dave Drabek threw the opening pitch.
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Falcon Golf highlights

Bak eagles at Pinconning Invitational The Ogemaw Heights High School varsity golf team played in the Pinconning Invitational at Maple Leaf Golf Course In Linwood Apr. 28.
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West Branch Little League

Junior Baseball Win Loss Tie Kiwanis Club of West Branch 0 0 0 McLaren Health System 0 0 0 Steuernol McLaren Funeral Home 0 0 0 Majors Baseball Win Loss Tie Diebold Agency 0 1 0 Mercantile Bank 1 0 0 Miller Construction/CMR Crane 1 0 0 Team Hodges 0 1 0 Minors (Player Pitch) Baseball Win Loss Tie Fernelius Chevrolet 1 0 0 Hodgins Asphalt Paving 0 1 0 Kristen Fest 0 1 0 Pinnacle Rehabilitation 0 1 0 Rebel Axe Co 1 0 0 Skidway Lake Sluggers 1 1 0 Stephenson and Company 1 0 0 Minors (Player Pitch) Softball Win Loss Tie 31 Reality 0 1 0 Dairy Queen 1 0 0 Sawyer Logging 0 1 0 West Branch Collision 1 0 0 .
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Falcon golf team places third

Ogemaw Heights High School boys varsity golf team hosted The Nightmare/Dream Two Day Invitational Apr. 20-21. Eighteen teams participated, from as far south as the Detroit area and as far north as Cheboygan.
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Ogemaw splits the win

Ogemaw Heights ran off with the lead late in the first game of a double header Apr. 24 against Mio AuSable, resulting in a 9-3 victory. The Falcons secured the victory thanks to five runs in the fifth inning. Xander Kartes and Hudson Hodgins each had runs batted in the frame. Brayden Provoast got the win on the mound for the Falcons and TJ Bailey recorded the save. The Falcons tallied 11 hits. Angel Potter, Hodgins and Kartes each managed multiple hits.
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Dead fish may be common during spring thaw

After ice and snow cover melt on Michigan lakes this spring, it may be more likely for people to discover dead fish or other aquatic animals. While such sights can be startling, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources stated it a normal occurrence as winter conditions can cause fish and other creatures such as turtles, frogs, toads, and crayfish to die.
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Mis-malignment

If you love forests, then you also need to love loggers, sawmills, papermills and thousands of other companies that comprise the forest industry. What? Really? Yep.
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OH shuts out HL

Ogemaw Heights High School varsity soccer team exercised home field advantage to beat Houghton Lake 9-0 April 14. .
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