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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Chris Ogryski Funeral

(Photo Courtesy of Huron County Press)

Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Sunday from 7-9 p.m., Monday from 1-9 p.m and Tuesday from 9-10 a.m. There will be a parish vigil service on Monday evening at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Family Discretionary Fund.

The funeral Mass will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at St. John Catholic Church in Ubly. Rev. Peter Gaspeny, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Midland, will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the spring.

Mr. Christopher A. Ogryski, 34 of Ubly, passed away January 28, 2010.

He was born on March 14, 1975 in Royal Oak to Alan and Cathleen (Galek) Ogryski. He lived in Sterling Heights for 18 years. He married Jill Kubacki on July 4, 1998 at St. John Catholic Church in Ubly.

Chris is survived by his wife, Jill Ogryski of Ubly, two daughters, Kylie Virginia Ogryski and Hope Ann Ogryski, both of Ubly; his parents, Alan and Cathleen Ogryski of Sterling Heights; one sister, Heather Brockhaus and her husband, Andrew, of Macomb Township; Father-in-law and mother-in-law, Martin and Luci Kubacki of Ubly; one brother-in-law, Daniel Kubacki and his wife, Jennifer, of Canton; two nieces, Sarah Brockhaus of Macomb Township, Lauren Kubacki of Canton; two nephews, Michael Brockhaus of Macomb Township, Zachary Kubacki of Canton; aunt and uncle, Jon and Carol Chambers of Sterling Heights; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; close friend, Paul Adams and his wife, Kelly, of Bad Axe.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Original Thumb Tailgaters Mourns

(Left to Right; Paul Adams, Chris Ogryski, Mark & Eddie Fury)

Thumb Tailgater Sports was incarnated many years ago on WLEW Cruise 102.1 FM, as a special pre-game show before either football or basketball games. It started with Eddie Fury, Paul Adams - Sports Writer of the Huron Daily Tribune, and Chris Ogryski - Editor of the Huron County Press, with the show being called the "Thumb Tailgaters Pre-Game Show". We all shared one thing in common and that was a strong passion of the coverage of high school sports.
I am still at a loss and confused on what happened on Thursday night when I was informed that Chris had passed away. It is still setting in for me and will for a long time to come.
Chris Ogryski & Paul Adams are the reasons why I started Thumb Tailgater Sports. When I left WLEW full time about a year ago in September, it was one of the most painful decisions of my life. For the one reason, the show would no longer be on and I would not be able to see, talk and hang out with my "boys". That didn't happen - Chris & Paul stayed in contact with me through that fall and encouraged me to attend some games they were reporting on for their respected publications.

(Left to Right: Paul Adams & Chris Ogryski)

Later on in the winter sports season, WLEW asked me to come back to work part time and to do play by play for basketball. That opened the door at various times to meet up with Chris & Paul to have a reunion of the "Original Thumb Tailgaters" for some special pre-game shows. Later on with the support of Chris, Paul & WLEW Football Sports Announcer Rick Glaza, I started doing more internet special pre-game podcast shows that later became the idea of doing Live Internet Audio Webcasts of high school sports in the Thumb area of Michigan. Thus Thumb Tailgater Sports was born and Chris Ogryski & Paul Adams were there pretty much every week for podcast pre-game shows that were exclusive only on Thumb Tailgater Sports.
Chris Ogryski did a story on Thumb Tailgater Sports on his own accord in the Huron County Press. He did it out of the love of our passion of high school sports and believed in what I was doing. Paul Adams also did the same thing in subtle ways in his column in the Huron Daily Tribune. (In the story it was mentioned that I would be doing play by play for WLEW this winter; that didn't pan out due to Thumb Tailgater Sports continuing into the winter sports season and hopefully many years.)
We became good friends because of sports. But were better friends in the things we also loved to talk about in life. Our families foremost and just about anything that "guys" like to talk about. So you can imagine what we would bring up when you hang out with your certain entourage. The friendship we have together I believe was and is growing every day. These guys made me a better sports reporter / broadcaster and most of all a better person.
Chris Ogryski's & Paul Adams family are also very forgiving for the time I took away on their days off or after a long day of work to do these special pre-game shows, that we would record in Chris's home. The shows usually were only about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, but we always spent four hours catching up and shooting the "breeze" about our lives and know guy stuff.

This Wednesday Night the "Original Thumb Tailgaters" will come together once again in Chris Ogryski's hometown of Ubly at the high school for the Harbor Beach Pirates versus the Ubly Bearcats boys basketball game. The pre-game show will start at 6:30pm and be broadcasted with a live internet audio webacast on Thumb Tailgater Sports.  Paul Adams and I will pay tribute to our friend, Chris Ogryski. I still can't believe that Chris is gone.
Chris is Paul's best friend, and I was honored to be invited in their circle of life and friendship. Not only did I lose a friend but so did the Thumb area.
Please pray for and may God Bless Chris Ogryski's wife and two daughters. Our love is with you.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Full Moon Friday Night Hoops!

Thumb Tailgater Sports presented two separate live internet audio webcasts of high school boys basketball action! Featuring the Reese Rockets at the Elkton-Pigeon-bay Port Lakers; and also the Cass City Redhawks versus the Bad Axe Hatchets.
Tonight also marks the official debut of our new streaming host site USTREAM. The Cass City vs Bad Axe game will be on that stream host. From here on out the rest of the basketball season will be streamed on USTREAM, which will enable Thumb Tailgater Sports to cover many different games and events on the same day, time, etc.
Also there was a full moon slate of high school basketball!!

Friday Night Basketball Games:
EPBP Lakers 66, vs Reese 55 - Thumb Tailgater Webcasts
Cass City 71, vs Bad Axe 40 - Thumb Tailgater Webcast
Harbor Beach 62, @ Sandusky 51
Bay City All Saints 50, @ Vassar 48
Ubly 62, vs Deckerville 29
Marlette 64, @ Mayville 30
North Huron 68, vs Kingston 51
Carsonville-Port Sanilac 44, Akron-Fairgrove 35
Caseville 53, vs Dryden 49
Peck 64, vs Port Hope 24
Algonac 51, Imlay City 50
Capac 56, Croswell-Lexington 31
Armada 72, Yale 56

Capac 39, Croswell-Lexington 26
Imlay City 45, Imlay City 35
Armada 53, vs Yale 44

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Tremendous Thursday

At the lanes is a big showdown in high school girls bowling with some state ranked teams facing off in the alley - #2 Sandusky versus #3 Bad Axe at Liberty Lanes in Sandusky.

Thumb Tailgater Sports is covering girls basketball tonight live on the internet with a webcast of the #8 State ranked, Reese Lady Rockets versus the Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Lady Lakers. The Rockets have been blasting away their opponents since their lone loss to #1 ranked Sandusky Lady Redskins. Reese plans on landing from orbit and deploying their parachute to safely float away with another victory. But for all the preparation that space centers plan, something could always go awry. That little glitch in the plans for the Greater Thumb West title may be the Lady Lakers who are sailing on a 8 game winning streak who have been drowning teams with a flood of defense! Once again the GTW - whether it be boys or girls proves to be the "Wild West" of the Greater Thumb Conference. Coverage starts live at 7pm!
In the Greater Thumb East - the Harbor Beach Lady Pirates will take a turn at trying to give the Sandusky Lady Redskins their first loss on the season.
In the NCTL there is plenty of action. Every game counts in the NCTL in the league standings when playing either a North or South team. That makes it one of the toughest leagues to play in and this is also the last year where that happens, as the schedule opens up more for these small competitive schools.

The Thumb area should be pretty proud of the fact that we have so many state ranked teams playing in different sports this season - quite remarkable at this point time!

**In more exciting news from Thumb Tailgater Sports - this Friday night we will bring you "double the coverage", of high school boys basketball. There will be two crews out covering two different live games. If it works out this will be common place in our goal to be leaders of live Thumb area sports coverage. The two games being covered are Reese Rockets @ EPBP Lakers and Cass City vs Bad Axe. Also check out the Thumb Tailgater Sports website for more info on the links to games and our sports news feed from the great local thumb area publications.

Thursday Night Basketball:
Reese 47, vs EPBP Lakers 40 - Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast
Sandusky 39, @ Harbor Beach 36
Marlette 68, vs Mayville 55
Deckerville 57, vs Ubly 46
Vassar 51, vs Bay City All Saints 20
Cass City 40, @ Bad Axe 36
CPS 50, Owen-Gage 25
Port Hope 37, Dryden 8
Kingston 64, vs Akron-Fairgrove 36
Memphis 59, vs Caseville 27
North Huron 59, vs Peck 44

BOWLING - Boys & Girls
Girls: Sandusky 11, vs Bad Axe 9
BOYS: Sandusky 27, vs Bad Axe 3
EPBP Lakers @ CPS - Liberty Lanes, Sandusky
Ubly @ North Huron - Biff's, Kinde
Reese vs Harbor Beach - Rocket Bowl, Reese
Deckerville @ Brown City - Holly Meadows, Capac

Upper Thumb High School Bowling Conference

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wonderful Wednesday Of Thumb Area Sports

Some news of note last night in Thumb area basketball. The Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Lady Lakers won their 8th straight game and set up their "Wild" West showdown with the Reese Lady Rockets this Thursday night. Thumb Tailgater Sports will webcast that game live on the internet starting at 7pm.
Sandusky Lady Redskins remain undefeated after beating Deckerville Tuesday night and are 14-0. But at halftime of that game, the score was reported to be 22-15, with Sandusky leading. Every team that the Lady Redskins will face from here on are going to be coming in giving it all they got and hope to be the first ones to hand Sandusky their first loss of the season. But will it happen?
With "February Fury" next week there is still no clear cut leader or claims to Thumb area division titles with the exception of the NCTL North in boys basketball where it appears that North Huron Warriors continue to dominate. The NCTL South race for the title is real tight! A coach had mentioned that the last team that does not lose will win the South. Every game is a must win for every team in the South.
**Some other big news involving Thumb Tailgater Sports is that we will experiment having two webcasts on at the same time with different games. This Friday night TTS will be webcasting the Reese @ Lakers boys basketball game, and our second game of coverage will be the Cass City Redhawks versus Bad Axe Hatchets game. The Redhawks & Hatchets game will also officially debut our new streaming host USTREAM, which will enable us to have an unlimited amount of webcast teams out doing different games.

Interesting games tonight, with Brown City hoping to keep a winning streak going, but tonight it is against Ubly! Laker boys (1-0, 4-4) are only playing their second league game of the year and it is up against the current 1st place in the GTW, Vassar Vulcans (3-0, 8-1). Vassar won, but barely over the Cass City Redhawks (0-3, 1-7) last Friday night 61-58.

Wednesday Basketball Games:
Ubly 53, @ Brown City 48
EPBP Lakers 46, @ Vassar 37 - Lakers hand Vassar 1st loss in GTW!
Reese 53, vs Cass City 46
USA 68, @ Bad Axe 42
Harbor Beach 67, vs Mayville 30
Cros-Lex 50, @ St.Clair 41 - At Palace Of Auburn Hills
Imlay City 74, vs International Academy of Flint 51

*Mayville, EPBP Lakers, @ Bay City John Glenn 
John Glenn 66, EPBP Lakers 6
John Glenn 57, Mayville 21

*Bridgeport, Caro, @ North Branch 
Caro 84, Bridgeport 0
Caro 61, North Branch 18
-Of note, Caro is 6-0 in Tri-Valley East

*Cass City, Oscoda, Standish @ Pinconning 
Cass City 42, Pinconning 33
Pinconning 48, Standish-Sterling 29
Cass City 56, Oscoda 23
Oscoda defeat Standish-Sterling

*Saginaw Nouvel 66, vs Michigan Lutheran Seminary 18

*Marlette, Midland Bullock Creek @ Saginaw Swan Valley
Swan Valley 2-0, Midland Bullock 1-1, Marlette 0-2

*Cros-Lex, Imlay City, @ Algonac
Algonac 43, Cros-Lex 27
Algonac 57, Armada 18

*Yale, Capac, Almont, @ Richmond
Richmond 72, Yale 9
Richmond 62, Almont 9
Capac 52, ALmont 19
Capac 78, Yale 4
*Capac is 6-0 in BWAC, (29-5, overall)

*Birch Run @ Millington

Bowling - Boys & Girls
Cros-Lex vs Memphis
Capac vs Almont

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tough Thumb Tuesday Basketball

Tuesday night basketball in the Thumb area has some tough girls & boys games of some interest. Can the Lady Lakers continue their winning streak? It sure will be tough against the Vassar Lady Vulcans! It is doubleheader night at Sandusky as both boys & girls take on Deckerville. Is there an upset here? On paper and with most folks that is a big NO!! But the game has to be played and you never know....
The Harbor Beach Lady Pirates visit Mayville as the Lady Wildcats have proven they have "game". Do they have enough game to play on the beach?
Over in the NCTL, can the Owen-Gage Bull Dogs extend their little winning streak against Memphis? The Peck Pirates at Kingston Cardinals match up should be a good one.

Tuesday Night Games:
MSU 57, Michigan 56
Sandusky 73, vs Deckerville 43
Peck 51, @ Kingston 40
CPS 63, @ Dryden 43
Owen-Gage 45, vs Memphis 42
Akron-Fairgrove 62, Caseville 35
North Huron 69, @ Port Hope 48

EPBP Lakers 37, vs Vassar 21
Sandusky 53, vs Deckerville 25 - Marissa Demott 26pts & Redskins are  14-0...
Harbor Beach 55, Mayville 37
Reese 63, @ Cass City 20
USA 43, vs Bad Axe 31
Brown City 67, @ Ubly 30
Bridgeport 59, Caro 53
Yale 64, vs Cros-Lex 52
Imlay City 59, @ Richmond 56 - OT
Capac vs Algonac
Frankenmuth 69, North Branch 40

Sandusky 30, Deckerville 0 - Girls
Sandusky 27, Deckerville 3 - Boys

Thursday Bowling Girls: 
#2 State Ranked, Sandusky Lady Redskins takes on #3 ranked Bad Axe Lady Hatchets

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Monday Hoops

Port Hope 55, Owen-Gage 25 - Paul Adams, Huron Daily Tribune
Kingston 55, vs Dryden 27
Memphis 49, @ Peck 28
North Huron 54, @ Caseville 31 - Paul Adams, Huron Daily Tribune

Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday Night Hot Hoops - Live Audio Webcast!

Thumb Tailgater Sports continues it's hardcore coverage of high school basketball with our third game of the week. Tonight it features high school boys basketball with live internet audio webcast of the Reese Rockets at the Unionville-Sebewaing Patriots. Coverage starts live at 6:30pm!!
It is almost the mid-season for the boys and the girls already at that point so tonight TTS will have a report with some special guests - the Original Thumb Tailgaters themselves, Sports Reporter Paul Adams of the Huron Daily Tribune & Editor Chris Ogryski of the Huron County Press!
I will have also have a very special guest color commentator - Jason "JJ" Particka!! JJ is the color guy along with play by play man, Rick Glaza during the football season on WLEW 102.1 FM. 
Plus fellow TTS Crew member, Mikey Smith will be there with his relentless stat keeping.

It hopes to be a great Friday night of hot hoops basketball action at USA High School.

Friday Night Games:
Unionville-Sebewaing 46, vs Reese 44 - Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast
Brown City 41, @ Sandusky 39
Harbor Beach 67, @ Marlette 49
Deckerville 59, @ Mayville 48
Vassar 61, @ Cass City 58
Ubly 65, vs Bad Axe 43

Owen-Gage 55, @ Kingston 50 -
North Huron 71, @ Dryden 50 - N.H.: Sean Clancy 29pt; Dryden: Austin Dennisan 17pt
Peck 54, vs Akron-Fairgrove 35
Memphis 67, @ Port Hope 20
Carsonville-Port Sanilac 82, vs Caseville 43

Armada 72, @ Croswell-Lexington 56 - Boys
Croswell-Lexington 44, vs Armada 37 - Girls
Yale 55, vs Almont 44 - Boys
Almont 54, Yale 52 - Girls
Capac 61, @ Imlay City 53 - Boys
Imlay City 58, Capac 34 - Girls

Frankenmuth 51, Caro 46 - Boys
Frankenmuth 64, Caro 28 - Girls
North Branch 42, Millington 33 - Girls
North Branch 77, Millington 76 - Boys

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thursday Recap: Lady Redskins Steals A Win Over Brown City & New Lothrop Makes New Case To Be #1

Thumb Tailgater Sports witnessed a great girls basketball game with two undefeated teams facing off in the GTE! It was a packed house in Brown City as the Lady Greendevils hosted #1 State ranked, Sandusky Lady Redskins.
With the score 51-49 and 5.3 seconds left on the clock, Kristen Greene grabbed a rebound after a missed free throw by Sandusky and she darted up the court with a chance to score a basket form the inside left wing. But Sandusky's Marissa Demott tap the ball slightly and it was enough to delay the attempt and Demott ended up stealing the ball and hang on for the win for the Lady Redskins, 51-49.
It was close through out the whole game, with both teams having trouble with some turnovers in the first half. Brown City was also in major foul trouble in the by the late 3rd period putting themselves in the penalty phase. That put the good free throw shooting of the Sandusky Lady Redskins on the charity stripe and hold on to their slim lead. The Redskins did not lead by more than seven points at one point in the game, and Brown City was within two or one points but was never able to get a lead or to tie it at any point in the game.
Sandusky's defense was voracious on one key player for Brown City - Sarah Murray. Whenever open underneath the basket or in front of the glass at the low post, she was quickly double or triple teamed on defense by Sandusky. Murray was still able to get the majority of her shots up but the ball would not fall through the net in her favor. Another point to add was that Sarah Murray was playing injured based on the fact she had quite a large brace on her left leg I do believe.

Some Unofficial Stats:
Sandusky: Marissa Demott with 24 total points, three 3 pointers, and making 5 free throws. Lauren Krause had 8 points, Kelsey Jensen 5pt, Jenna Stauffer 4pt, Whitney Fox & Kellie Ruggles with 3pt. The team was 16-38, 42% shooting. A glaring stat was 3-12 in the second half, winning the game by shooting 23 points in free throws! 1st half shooting was 13-26, 50%.

Brown City: Kristen Greene lead with 16  points & 12 rebounds, Sarah Murray 10pt / 10 reb, Alena Sanson 9pt, Kari Burton 8pt, and Samantha Gierman 4pt. The team was 18-57, 31% shooting. 1st half shooting was 10-28, 35%; 2nd half 8-29, 29%.

Sandusky is now 13-0, while Brown City gets the first loss of the season at 11-1. The rematch should be an intense one that could decide the GTE Title on February 18th in Sandusky, and later at the districts where both teams could potentially meet up for the third in a season - HOWEVER!!
Let's not forget the nail biting end to the season last year where Harbor Beach & Deckerville girls team, came with upset wins that fell into Brown City's favor. That could very well happen as there is plenty of games to play with Marlette & Mayville making some "noise" on the hard court to that could cause some havoc in the GTE. And as every single coach would say - one game at time!

** Another tidbit note to add - Sandusky Lady Redksins are currently ranked #1 in the State AP poll. But the #2 ranked New Lothrop Lady Hornets have now beaten both Class C State Finalists from last season - tonight beating the defending Class C State Champion Flint Hamady (#9) 38-26, and on the Hawks home court. The other big victory was the season opener against #5 ranked Morley-Stanwood, where the Lady Hornets won 64-47 in triple overtime.
New Lothrop will be in the Class Districts at Reese, where there is a anticipated match up with the #8 ranked Reese Lady Rockets who just lost to Sandusky a week ago Friday night. The winner of that District goes on in the Regionals at Genesee against the winner of the Brown City District which the current #1 ranked Sandusky Lady Redskins are involved in.
I think now based on those two big wins for the New Lothrop Lady Hornets, that they should be the new #1 State ranked team come next week. Sandusky could either be tied at #1, but I feel at a solid #2 spot. We will see if I am correct next week.

Thursday Night Battle In The Greater Thumb East

Thumb Tailgater Sports prepares for another great battle on the hardcourt in high school girls basketball in the Greater Thumb East. Live on the internet - a audio webcast of the Brown City Lady Greendevils versus the Sandusky Lady Redskins.  Coverage starts at 7pm.

There are many intriguing games for tip off tonight in thumb area girls basetball. The big one is Brown City & Sandusky. But let's not overlook the Port Hope Lady Bluestars who get their final shot to even the record with the Memphis Lady Yellowjackets who have been swarming other NCTL teams with major stings. The latest was against the Kingston Lady Cardinals who fought hard but couldn't even their score. Port Hope hopes to avenge their three point loss earlier this season to Memphis who won 50-47. Huron Daily Tribune Sports Reporter Paul Adams, will be updating Thumb Tailgater Sports on that game tonight.
And the Greater Thumb West warms us up with the Reese Lady Rockets taking on rival USA Lady Patriots.

But like mentioned the biggest game of the night...
Both teams are undefeated thus far. Brown City are the defending GTE Champions of the 2008-09 season. Last year it was very tight race till the final week of the regular season that had Brown City take "soul" posession of the GTE Title. Let me rehash your memories...

On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2009: It looked like the Ubly Lady Bearcats would have at least a share of the title by beating Brown City 51-47. That created a three way tie for the title with Sandusky & Brown City. Sandusky had won that night over Deckerville to keep it's share.
But then later that week on Thursday the final night of the regular season of the GTC - Deckerville Lady Eagles and Harbor Beach Lady Pirates pulled off huge upset wins. Deckerville beat Ubly in the final minutes with a big comeback win 47-40. Harbor Beach shellacked the Sandusky Lady Redskins 43-35.
Those upset wins enabled the Brown City Lady Greendevils to claim the GTE Title.

So that brings us to this season for tonight's first meeting between Sandusky and Brown City, for the "Greater Thumb East Battle For The Title". 
Brown City has taken a step with a victory over Harbor Beach Lady Pirates on Monday night, 58-32.
Sandusky on the other hand has been the most talked about team this year so far - I dare say even more than boys in the Thumb area ! Lady Redskins are still ranked #1 in the State Class C Poll, and cemented that status by beating the then #5 state ranked, undefeated Reese Lady Rockets last Friday, 73-57.
There will still be plenty of regular season play left however and anything can happen. But the question tonight will be - WHO WILL STILL BE UNDEFEATED?!?
Plus plenty of great round ball action going on tonight!

Thursday Night Games:
Sandusky 51, @ Brown City 49- Thumb Tailgater Webcast
Port Hope 42, vs Memphis 36- Paul Adams, Huron Daily Tribune
Reese 72, vs USA 33
Harbor Beach 44, vs Marlette 33
Ubly 41, @ Bad Axe 35
Mayville 57, @ Deckerville 49
Vassar 68, vs Cass City 22
Kingston 53, @ Owen-Gage 41 - Kingston: Emily Chambers 16pt
Caseville 40, Carsonville-Pt Sanilac 37
North Huron 45, vs Dryden 19
Peck 54, Akron-Fairgrove 53

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Wednesday Wrestling Test & Basketball

Wednesday, Jan.20, 2010 was the big "beta" test night for Thumb Tailgater Sports. As we strive to continue break down barriers with our coverage of Thumb Area High School Sports. 
The Thumb Tailgater Sports Crew was out at the Sandusky High School "Thumb Dome" to do a "BETA TEST" of live video, utilizing the USTREAM service. Starting at about 6pm.
We broadcasted a live a wrestling meet at Sandusky. There were some glitches here and there, but it is for us to learn what we need to do to work on the improvements that will be needed. This test was going to be saved for the spring season, however due to the great work of Computer Tech Engineer - Adam Filkins, we had decided to give a test go early on. We hope if this works, you may see a game of the week of live video very soon! It is an exciting development!
Also, Thumb Tailgater Sports has a Facebook page to keep you updated on the latest news and events.
It is a very busy but productive week for Thumb Tailgater Sports, as we have the climatic showdown in the Greater Thumb East this Thursday night in girls high school basketball that features Brown City Lady Greendevils hosting the Sandusky Lady Redskins. Both teams are undefeated heading into this game.
The polls have closed and the Friday night boys basketball game will be Reese @ USA. A special start time for the coverage and pre-game show will be at 6:30pm as there will be a mid-season report in thumb area basketball.

**It was a basically a quiet night for basketball, but a couple rumbles were made...
A minor upset in thumb area boys basketball tonight with the Bay City All Saint Cougars defeating the Ubly Bearcats. Reese rips on Bay City John Glenn and gets ready for their rival in the "Wild" West with Unionville-Sebewaing on Friday night. Owen-Gage played back to back night games and won both! 
Wednesday Night Basketball Games:
Reese 56, vs Bay City John Glenn 38
Bay City All Saints 58, @ Ubly 53
Owen-Gage 48, vs Dryden 32

Armada 49, vs Capac 37

Wednesday Night Wrestling Meets:
**Beta Test Video Event** - Thumb Tailgater Sports - Video Test Link
Sandusky High School - Tri-Angular / Greater Thumb Conference 
Saginaw Nouvel, 2-0; Team Score defeats Sandusky 69-6; Vassar 58-24
Vassar, 1-1
Sandusky, 0-3

*Cass City High School: Tri-Angular / Greater Thumb Conference  
Cass City 2-0; Redhawks defeats Bad Axe 60-18, Marlette 40-29
Marlette 1-1; Red Raiders defeat Bad Axe
Bad Axe 0-2

*Caro High School - Tri-Angular Meet / Tri-Valley Conference
Caro 2-0; defeats Millington 72-6, Frankenmuth 66-12 - Sterling Herman gets 150th career win, Tyler Millerov gets 100th career pin.
Frankenmuth 1-1; defeated Millington 51-23
Millington 0-2

*Lakers High School - EPBP Lakers, Brown City, Mayville
*North Branch High School - North Branch, Bridgeport, Birch Run

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tuesday Tip Off Hoops

Thumb Tailgater Sports is back with another high school basketball game, live on the internet! Tuesday night brings high school boys basketball in the NCTL South that will feature the Carsonville-Port Sanilac Tigers (4-3, 4-5) versus the Memphis Yellowjackets (4-4, 4-6).
The Tigers are coming off a close loss to the still undefeated North Huron Warriors on Friday night, where the score was 68-65. It is quite a tight race in the NCTL South standings where both teams could use some breathing room. Carsonville-Port Sanilac should be improved as a team after the loss to North Huron. However, the sting of a Yellowjacket could sneak on up at any moment!
There are also a few intriguing games on this Tuesday night of tip off hoops!

Tuesday Night Games:
Memphis 39, @ CPS 36 - Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast
North Huron 53, Deckerville 39 - Huron Daily Tribune, Paul Adams
Peck 57, vs Dryden 32
Owen-Gage 52, Akron-Fairgrove 34 - Vikings win streak over!
Caseville 70, @ Port Hope 52
Vassar 63, Mayville 20
Yale 51, vs Imlay City 48 - O.T.
Richmond 47, Croswell-Lexington 29
Capac 58, vs Almont 38
Millington 45, Frankenmuth 42

EPBP Lakers 51, vs Bay City All Saints 39 - Lady Lakers 7th straight win!
Reese 78, Ubly 26
Frankenmuth 70, Millington 24

Monday, January 18, 2010

Monday Sportsline Show - And Some New Developments

Thumb Tailgater Sports Line Show returns live on the internet, Monday night at 7pm.
Call the sportsline Skype # at 810-476-4680; leave a message, leave a text at our Skype line "thumbtailgatersportsline"; or email us at . We hope to have a special guest lined up tonight.
Some new surprises and developments are starting to take shape now. I had hoped to bring live internet video webcasts of high school sports from the Thumb Area. We will be conducting tests this week on this process.
Some live game audio webcasts coming this week will have Thumb Tailgater Sports travel to Carsonville-Port Sanilac High school on Tuesday night that features boys basketball in a NCTL South League match up between CPS Tigers versus Memphis Yellowjackets. CPS almost took down the undefeated North Huron Warriors on Friday night, but North Huron escaped with a three point win, 68-65.
Thursday night brings some high school girls basketball coverage with the Sandusky Lady Redskins at the Brown City Lady Greendevils! Sandusky gave reason on why they are the #1 Class C State ranked team by taking down the former #5 state ranked Reese Lady Rockets on Friday night. Brown City has a brutal NBA like schedule before they meet up with Sandusky.
Friday night is up in the air for Thumb Tailgater Sports as we are not sure if we will be doing a game. Some choices for a boys basketball game are; Kingston vs Owen-Gage, Reese @ USA,  Dryden vs North Huron, even the Peck vs Akron-Fairgrove game has some intrigue. We will figure it out soon. Do you fans have any suggestions?!!
There is a good girls basketball game that will be happening tonight in the GTE. It pits the Harbor Beach Lady Pirates versus Brown City Lady Greendevils!! Plus more hoops tonight!

Monday Night Games:
Brown City 58, @ Harbor Beach 32
B.C.: Kristen Greene 21pt, Sarah Murray 13pt & 9 rebounds
H.B.: Bri Woycehoski 10pt

**The Greater Thumb East Showdown is set this Thursday night! Another set of undefeated teams will go at - Brown City vs Sandusky in high school girls basketball. This game will be live on the internet on Thumb Tailgater Sports!

Yale 65, vs Deckerville 60 - 2 O.T.
Memphis 60, vs Kingston 52
Carsonville-Port Sanilac 50, @ Dryden 27
North Huron 47, @ Owen-Gage 25
Akron-Fairgrove 34, @ Caseville 25

Friday, January 15, 2010

Friday Night Greater Thumb Conference Clash

Thumb Tailgater Sports will be streaming live on the internet a audio webcast of the climatic clash of two undefeated state ranked teams in the Greater Thumb Conferece of high school girls basketball.
It will be the #1 Sandusky Lady Redskins versus #5 Reese Lady Rockets. Coverage starts at 7pm!
There is also plenty of boys & girls hoops that will also heat up tonight to!!

Friday Night Games:
Sandusky 73, vs Reese 57 - Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast  
1st period - Sandusky 15, Reese 15
Half - Sandusky 32, Reese 30
End of 3rd period - Sandusky 50, Reese 46
Final - Sandusky 73, Reese 57
Unofficial Stats
Sandusky: Marissa DeMott 22pt, Lauren Krause 20pt, Whitney Fox 12pt, Kelsey Jensen 10pt.
Reese: Jade Ackerman 17pt, Amber Gotham, Jillian Gerow, & Jordyn Kiser each with 8pt, Shelby Tafoya 6pt, Sarah Spiekerman 5pt.

Brown City 58, Marlette 45 - Greendevils still undefeated.
Harbor Beach 47, Deckerville 27 - Huron Daily Tribune, P.Adams
Mayville 69, @ Ubly 33
Vassar 48, vs Bad Axe 24
Unionville-Sebewaing 47, @ Bay City All Saints 39
EPBP Lakers 51, vs Cass City 22
Almont 42, Croswell-Lexington 41
Imlay City @ Armada
Capac vs Richmond
Algonac 47, Yale 42
Birch Run 50, @ Caro 56 - 92.1fm WIDL
Millington 46, Bridgeport 35

North Huron 68, Carsonville-Port Sanilac 65 - Warriors still undefeated.
Owen-Gage vs Dryden - Canceled; Make Up on Wed. Jan 20th
Kingston 66, @ Port Hope 41
Akron-Fairgrove 58, vs Memphis 41
Peck 58, @ Caseville 25
Croswell-Lexington @ Almont
Richmond 35, @ Capac 33 - Bluedevils 1st win at Capac in 22 years.
Armada 51, Imlay City 42
Yale 56, @ Algonac 52
Caro 46, vs Birch Run 42
Bridgeport 72, Millington 53

Saturday: Akron-Fairgrove 53, Kingston 48 - Four Overtimes!?! Vikings have invaded and conquered the last couple games!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Thursday Hard Court Hoops

Thursday night presents a night of more Thumb area league games and some cross over conference confrontations of high school boys basketball. Sandusky is still feeling sore after losing to Ubly in overtime on Tuesday night. They need to shake that off and the cure for that is a victory over a very tough Reese Rocket team.
It will be tough for the Redskins as this non-league game is played at the "Space Center Launch Pad" of Reese High School Gym. By the way - Ubly and Harbor Beach have had wins over Reese. Can Sandusky be the third GTE team to empty the fuel capsules over the Rockets?
Speaking of Harbor Beach - ARRRRRRGGG!!! (say in Pirate voice) the Pirates are still undefeated! And Harbor Beach looks to remain the top ship of the lakes in the Greater Thumb East, as they face off against the Deckerville Eagles. 
Another games of note is Unionville-Sebewaing vs Bay City All Saints and Brown City @ Marlette.
Plus there is plenty of NCTL girls basketball action! Some notable games are North Huron @ Kingston, Memphis vs Owen-Gage, and Port Hope @ Peck.

Scores Courtesy Of: , Tyler Gifford, & Huron Daily Tribune

Thursday Night Games:
Reese 51, Sandusky 50 - Reese: Josh Pickell 18pt, Ethan Stockmeyer 13pt. Sandusky: Jordan Katt 13pt, Kyle Kritzman 9pt.

USA 57,  vs Bay City All Saints 45 - USA: Adrew Botello 19pt. BCAS: Drew Janer 24pt.

Harbor Beach 55, Deckerville 19 - At Halftime it was 43-9.

Marlette 55, vs Brown City 49 - 2 O.T.

Vassar 62, @ Bad Axe 47 - Vassar: Troy Hecht 24pt, Ryan Amend 16pt. Bad Axe: Jesse Quinn 15pt, Steve Salens 11pt.

Ubly 58, Mayville 19 - Ubly: Steven Weber 16pt, Tyler Kubacki 10pt. Mayville: Jake Neighbors 6pt, William Henderson 5pt

Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Lakers 48, @ Cass City 42 - Lakers: Chris Rowe 20pt. Cass City: Justin Ketterer 21pt.

North Huron 61, Kingston 45 - North Huron: Sarah Clancy 26pt
Memphis 58, vs Owen-Gage 23
Port Hope 44, @ Peck 23
Dryden 38, vs Caseville 33
Akron-Fairgrove 45 vs Carsonville-Port Sanilac 44 - Lady Viking, Theresa Burkey makes free throw to seal win, with one second left in game. Sarah Crane led with 14pts. CPS - Melissa Fraser 12pts.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Wednesday Thumb Area Basketball

League play continues in many high school girls basketball games tonight! Can ResseSandusky and Brown City remain undefeated? It's something that many fans hope will happen, where it will set up a climatic Greater Thumb Conference Clash between the Lady Rockets and the Lady Redskins on Friday night. Then if Brown City survives through the next three games and goes undfeated, that will also set up a big league bout with Sandusky on Jan.21st. Thumb Tailgater Sports will webcast the Reese @ Sandusky & Brown City vs Sandusky games live on the internet.
**UPDATE**: The "Greater Thumb Conference Clash" is now set for Friday night in the big showdown between two undefeated teams in high school girls basketball. #1 Class C State Ranked, Sandusky Lady Redskins (11-0) hosts the #5 Class C ranked in the State AP Poll, the Reese Lady Rockets (7-0). It is East vs West that will be live on the internet on Thumb Tailgater Sports with a audio webcast starting at 7pm!!
*Score Reports Courtesy of, Huron Daily Tribune, & Tyler Gifford.

Wednesday Night Games:

Brown City 49,  @ Mayville 27 - Lady Greendevils undefeated; has a grueling NBA like schedule playing three games within five days against, Marlette, Harbor Beach, Almont and then finally a little break for the big game versus Sandusky on Jan.21st.

Lakers 42, vs Harbor Beach 33 - The water levels rose in Lake Huron as well as the confidence of the Lady Lakers with a big win over the Lady Pirates! Getting their 5th straight win, Lady Lakers came from behind with 19 points in the 4th period. The Harbor Beach Lady Pirates could find solace with a big match up in the GTE against rival Brown City on Monday.

Marlette 66, vs Deckerville 44 - Marlette Top Scorers: Amara Wilson 22pt; Jenna Hirsch 8pt - Deckerville Top Scorers: Chelsea Kritzman 15pt, Carleah Kramer & Mandy Nichol 6pt: Thanks to Tyler Gifford for the report.

Sandusky 70, vs Ubly 40 - Sandusky Top Scorers: Marissa DeMott 24pt, Jenna Stauffer 10pt, Emily Hale 9pt, plus ten other players scored for Sandusky. Lady Redskins undefeated overall at 11-0!

Vassar 62, @ USA 40

Reese 76, @ Bad Axe 34 - Lady Rockets still undefeated overall. Reese's Jade Akerman 17pts.

Cass City 38, vs Bay City All Saints 35

Dryden vs Port Hope (Make Up Date)

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Tuesday Titanic Thumb Tip Off!

Thumb Tailgater Sports presents live high school boys basketball with a internet audio webcast. We are bringing a Greater Thumb East League match up that features the tough Sandusky Redskins at the ferocious Ubly Bearcats. Ubly and Sandusky each only have one loss overall. This is also another test for the Ubly Bearcats, however it is an even bigger test, more like a final exam for the Sandusky Redskins. Coverage starts at 7pm!!
Also many league games start off for the first time this season tonight in the Greater Thumb East & West. There is plenty of action on this "Titanic Tuesday" of thumb area high school basketball!!

Special thanks to Paul Adams - Huron Daily Tribune & Chris Ogryski - Huron County Press, for their contributions to the pre-game & halftime show on the live webcast tonight. Check their respected publications and blogs for a full report of the Ubly vs Sandusky game.
Score reports courtesy of Huron Daily Tribune, WJRT TV 12, Huron County Press &, & Tyler Gifford

Ubly 57 vs Sandusky 53 - OT :Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast
Harbor Beach 64, vs Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Lakers 47
Brown City 49, vs Mayville 36
Deckerville 41 vs Marlette 52
Vassar 46, vs USA 35
Reese 57, vs Bad Axe 50
Cass City 47 @ Bay City All Saints 59
Dryden 27, vs Kingston 24
Memphis 54, vs Peck 43
North Huron 75, @ Caseville 62
Owen-Gage 66, vs Port Hope 38
Yale 46 vs North Branch 64
Imlay City 35 vs Mt Morris 59
Caro 58,  Bay City John Glenn 42
Millington 74, Chesaning 60

Croswell-Lexington 49, vs Imlay City 43 - O.T.
Richmond 52, vs Yale 50
Chesaning 52, Millington 37

Thank goodness!! The Pistons ended their losing streak at 13 by defeating Washington 99-90!

Some pretty sweet half court baskets....

Monday, January 11, 2010

Marvelous Monday - Sportsline Show & Hoops

Thumb Tailgater Sportsline Show live tonight at 7pm! 
Email, call live, text, or leave a message on our Skype messenger - thumbtailgatersportsline
The Sportsline Phone # is 810-476-4680.
Plus there is plenty of thumb area hoops tonight.

Monday Night Basketball:
Caseville 45 @ Saginaw Arts & Sciences 51
Croswell-Lexington 42, vs Algonac 31
Carsonville-Port Sanilac 68, vs Owen-Gage 44

Kingston 54, vs Carsonville-Port Sanilac 25
Dryden 41, vs Peck 33
North Huron 71, vs Akron-Fairgrove 41
Port Hope 49, vs Caseville 28
Croswell-Lexington 55, vs Algonac 54 - Aleece Force makes game winning time expiring shot.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Sunday Summary

Thumb Tailgater Sports has some good basketball action this coming week. We will be covering Sandusky boys & girls games with live audio internet webcasts, and that will be available to listen to later at anytime!!
On Tuesday is boys basketball Greater Thumb East, that pits the Ubly Bearcats hosting the Sandusky Redskins. Sandusky is having a good season thus far as are the Ubly Bearcats who only have one loss overall, bouncing back with a win over Cass City on Tuesday, from a tough loss on Dec.30th against the North Huron Warriors.
Friday night is one of the most talked about girls basketball game in the Greater Thumb Conference. It is the East vs West - Reese Lady Rockets at the Sandusky Lady Redskins! Sandusky is currently ranked #1 in the AP state poll.
Tomorrow on Monday night starting at 7pm, is the "Thumb Tailgater Sporstline Show". You can leave a text on Skype - "thumbtailgatersportsline"; try to call live or leave a message at 810-476-4680. Or just email us a question at our email.

Saturday Boys Basketball Thumb Area Score:
Millington 58, vs Vassar 53

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Saturday Wrestling Sandusky Redskin Invitational

Thumb Tailgater Sports is preparing for future coverage of a live thumb area high school wrestling event. I attended the Sandusky Redskin Invitational at the "Thumb Dome", the Mark S. Hund Gymnasium, to  learn about this highly competitive sport and so far I really like the intensity of it. An athlete in this sport is not just using strength, but also stamina, skill, and especially the "smarts". Thinking of what to do next to get an advantage with two minutes in three periods is a pretty tough thing to do when up against an opponent you really have no idea what they have in store for you.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Friday Night Leauge Hoops

**UPDATE : Weather Causes Some Cancellations**
There are big league showdowns in girls basketball tonight! Unfortunately due to the weather, the Harbor Beach Lady Pirates who were to host the Brown City Lady Greendevils, has been POSTPONED. 
Brown City is still undefeated, at 8-0 overall and 1-0 in the GTE league holding at 2nd place, while Sandusky Lady Redskins are holding firm in 1st at 2-0 in GTE league and 9-0 overall. But sneaking up behind those two powerhouse teams are the Harbor Beach Lady Pirates who are currently 6-1 overall and at 1-0 in the GTE.
Another game to check out is in the Greater Thumb "Wild" West, that pits the still undefeated Reese Lady Rockets (5-0, 1-0) hosting the Vassar Lady Vulcans (6-0, 0-0). It is a battle for first place in the GTW, and the league play opener for Vassar. This game will be live on the radio dial at 92.1fm WIDL.
USA Lady Patriots also would like to stay at a first place with either Reese or Vassar if they can get past the  Lady Lakers tonight also.
Boys Basketball also has a full slate in the NCTL & BWAC leagues. North Huron Warriors hoping to stay focused to remain undefeated as take on a team you can never look past - the Peck Pirates. Plus many other competitive games on tap for tonight! Have fun at the games fans!!

Friday Night Basketball Games:
Harbor Beach vs Brown City - *CANCELED*  Make-up Jan.18th

Reese 59, vs Vassar 40 - Rockets still undefeated: Reese - Amber Gotham held to only 3pt; Jade Ackerman 15pt; Shelby Tafoya 14pt // Vassar: Hilary MacKay 18pt

Sandusky 53, @ Mayville 32 - #1 AP State Class C Poll Lady Reskins still undefeated winning their 10th in a row! Sandusky - Marissa Demott 22pts, Whitney Fox 10pts & Ten girls scored for Sandusky; Mayville - Amy Elenbaum 10pt.

Lakers 54, @ Unionville-Sebewaing 43

Deckerville 49, @ Cass City 37 - Eagles: Chelsea Kritzman 11pt; Carleah Kramer 10pt / Redhawks: McKensie Parrish 16pt; Logan Rowell 10pt

Marlette 65, vs Ubly 16

Bad Axe 52, vs Bay City All Saints 45 - OT: Bad Axe - Taylor Breault & Elayna Wichert 14pt; All Saints - Kayla Niemiec 12pt, Marisha Ramirez 11pt

Cros-Lex vs Algonac - CANCELED; Rescheduled MON, Jan.11th
Imlay City 47, Almont 35
Yale 56, Capac 41
North Branch 55, Birch Run 39
Essexville-Garber 61, Caro 41

CPS vs Owen-Gage - CANCELED, Rescheduled MON, Jan.11th
Dryden vs Port Hope - Canceled; according to Dryden's "" schedule
Kingston vs Akron-Fairgrove - CANCELED
Memphis 82, vs Caseville 42
North Huron 61, vs Peck 47
Cros-Lex vs Algonac - CANCELED, Rescheduled MON, Jan.11th
Essexville-Garber 69, Caro 64
Birch Run 52, North Branch 50
Almont 63, Imlay City 44
Capac 48, @ Yale 46

Thursday Night Dinner With Thumb Tailgater Sports Crew

I took my TTS staff out for dinner at the Port Hope Hotel before we headed to Port Hope Community School for our coverage of the Port Hope Lady Bluestars versus the Kingston Lady Cardinals. I didn't think that I would be able to handle the legendary "Leroy Burger", but the sports crew did.

This is a "Leroy Bacon & Cheeseburger". I do believe it is 16 to 18 ounces of beef.

"Mad Dogg" Mark & Mike Smith show off their burgers and are about to stuff themselves...

I went with the safe stomach stuffer of the delicious all you can perch dinner.

The Thumb Tailgater Sports Stat Crew were able to finish it all off, along with a basket of french fries! However, later on they did have to use the school lavatories during the live basketball game webcast several times! Thanks to the hospitality of the "Little Town With The Big Welcome"..the fine people of Port Hope!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Thursday Thumb Basketball, Live Webcast & Final Scores

Another full slate of high school thumb area basketball for Thursday night!
Thumb Tailgater Sports will have another live audio internet webcast, featuring the Port Hope Lady Bluestars versus Kingston Lady Cardinals. Coverage starts at 7pm!
Happy to know that WLEW Cruise 102.1 FM, tips off their thumb area basketball coverage tonight. They will bring to the radio airwaves the Deckerville Eagles at the Bad Axe Hatchets. WLEW Sports Commentator Rick Glaza, comes out of  his short winter retirement for this boys game tonight!

Thursday Night Games:
Port Hope 51, vs Kingston 31 - Thumb Tailgater Sports Webcast
1st period - Kingston 12pts, Port Hope 10pts
2nd period - Port Hope 10pts, Kingston 8pts
Half - Port Hope 20, Kingston 18 : After a rebound Port Hope's Allyson Koglin sank a last second 3 pointer.
3rd period - Port Hope 13pts, Kingston 6pts  
End of 3rd Port Hope 33, Kingston 24
4th period - Port Hope 18pts, Kingston 7pts 
Final - Port Hope 51, Kingston 31
Unofficial Stats:
Port Hope - Allyson Koglin 17pts / 10 reb; Kayla Gust 14pts / 7 reb; Kristen Kowaleski 10pts; Kristen Smaglinkski 6pts / 7 reb; Brittany Schave 5pts
Kingston - Chelsea Ruggles 8pt; Abby Brzezinski 6pt; Megan James 5 pts; Emily Chambers 4pts; Quinn Daily 4pts; Chelsea Leach 2pts; Berlin Barden 2pts

North Huron 51, @ Carsonville-Pt Sanilac 48
Owen-Gage 35, vs Dryden 34
Memphis 66, @ Akron-Fairgrove 38
Caseville 27, vs Peck 26

Bad Axe 63, vs Deckerville 51 - WLEW Cruise 102.1fm
Harbor Beach 77, @ Reese 61
Marlette 57, @ Lakers 46
Mayville 19 @ Unionville-Sebewaing 64
Brown City 60, vs Dryden 16

Thanks to Huron Daily Tribune, Tyler Gifford, Rick Glaza, & WJRT TV 12 for the scores.

College Football, BCS National Championship
Alabama 37, Texas 21 - Former MSU head Coach Nick Saban wins his second BCS national college football championship, and the first coach to do so with two different teams. The other being LSU.
I still believe that we need a playoff in college football.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wednesday Night Live Webcast

Thumb Tailgater Sports presents a Wednesday night live audio webcast of high school boys basketball in the Blue Water Area Conference. The Croswell-Lexington Pioneers hope to sing "Happy Trails" to the Yale Bulldogs. However Yale may leave the Pioneer wagon with some bones to take home to the dog house! Coverage starts at 7pm!
Wednesday Night Games:
Croswell-Lexington 46, vs Yale 28 - Thumb Tailgater Webcast

Brown City 58, vs Deckerville 38 - Greendevils undfeated. Kristen Greene 25pts, Sarah Murray 15pt.

Harbor Beach 63, @ Ubly 39
Vassar 49, vs Mayville 43

Sandusky 62, Marlette 36 - Sandusky at 9-0, Marissa Demott 19pt, Whitney Fox hit 11 points including three 3 point shots. 10 of the eleven Lady Redskins scored with five different girls getting 3 point shots tonight. Amara Wilson led Marlette with 13 points.

Reese 54, @ Bay City All Saints 34 - Lady Rockets undefeated; Amber Gotham 15pts, 6 assists & Sarah Spiekerman with 10pts and 8 rebounds. Rockets get ready to heat up for the battle vs Vassar this Friday.

USA 46, @ Cass City 37
Lakers 50, vs Bad Axe 38
Imlay City 41, @ Millington 28

College Football - GMAC Bowl:
Central Michigan 44, Troy 41 - 2 OT