Bay City basketball roundup: Garber stuns Nouvel, Glenn wins in coach’s debut and more
BAY CITY, MI – A look at the high school basketball scene in the Bay City area for Nov. 29-30, 2021. Carah McCrum led Glenn with a 15-point, seven-rebound performance while Mackenzie finished with 13 points and five rebounds. GBKB: BAY CITY CENTRAL 51, TAWAS 31Nearly everybody got in the scoring column and Bay City Central got in the win column, notching a 51-31 season-opening victory over Tawas. GBKB: ALL SAINTS 50, ASHLEY 16Ashley scored the first five points of the game, giving Bay City All Saints an early wakeup call. RELATED READING20 seniors to watch from the Bay City area girls basketball scene for 2021-2210 juniors to watch from the Bay City area girls basketball scene for 2021-22mlive.com
High school football scores in the Bay City area for Week 6 of 2021
BAY CITY, MI -- High school football scoreboard for games involving the 25 teams in the MLive Bay City coverage area for Week 6 of the 2021 season on Oct. 1-2, 2021. MLive Bay City AreaWeek 6 ResultsFRIDAY, OCT. 1Alma 28, Essexville Garber 27 (OT)Au Gres 58, Hale 50Bad Axe 37, Reese 7Bay City All Saints 42, Akron-Fairgrove 24Bay City Western 54, Midland 8Beaverton 56, Pinconning 6Cass City 20, Harbor Beach 13Freeland 48, John Glenn 14Gladwin 73, Shepherd 0Harrison vs. Sanford MeridianLake City 28, Houghton Lake 20Laker 14, Unionville-Sebewaing 0Marquette 40, Clare 39Mio 49, Atlanta 32Mount Pleasant 37, Bay City Central 6Ogemaw Heights 19, Benzie Central 13Oscoda 26, Harbor Springs 8Roscommon 36, Manton 30Standish-Sterling 21, Carrollton 14SATURDAY, OCT. 2Tawas at Traverse City St. FrancisWhittemore-Prescott at Indian River Inland LakesMLive Bay City AreaWeek 7 ScheduleFRIDAY, OCT. 8Ashley at Bay City All Saints*Bay City Western at Saginaw UnitedClare at Gladwin*Evart at Houghton Lake*Farwell at Beaverton*Flint Carman-Ainsworth at Bay City CentralGrayling at Tawas*Hale at Mio*Harrison at Shepherd*John Glenn at Essexville Garber*Kingsley at Ogemaw Heights*Lincoln Alcona at Whittemore-PrescottMount Pleasant Sacred Heart at Akron-Fairgrove*Oscoda at Johannesburg-Lewiston*Pinconning at Sanford Meridian*Reese at Laker*Saginaw Valley Lutheran at Standish-Sterling*Unionville-Sebewaing at Cass City*SATURDAY, OCT. 9Lake City at Roscommon*St. Helen Heston at Au Gres, 5 p.m.*League gameIf you would like your local high school sports news delivered free to your inbox daily, click here and sign up for one of our local high school sports newsletters. RELATED READINGGame Day Bay City! News, notes, Player of the Week and more for Week 6We have our first 1,000-yard passer on Bay County Football LeadersDid Lee T pick your team to win in Week 6? Golden Helmet winners for Week 5 are true gamers for their teamsMichigan baseball commit Tommy Szczepanski’s football season ends with injuryBay City area Power Rankings, league standings and Week 6 schedule11 Bay City area teams would be in if playoffs began todayAssociated Press high school football state rankings through Week 5mlive.com
High school football scores in the Bay City area for Week 1
2021 MLIVE BAY CITY AREAWEEK 1 FOOTBALL SCORESBAY CITY, MI -- A look at the final scores for high school football games involving the 25 teams in the MLive Bay City coverage area for Week 1, played Aug. 26-27, 2021. FRIDAY, AUG. 27Au Gres 50, Atlanta 8Boyne City 34, Ogemaw Heights 7Essexville Garber 41, Carrollton 8Freeland 24, Clare 14Gladwin 56, Remus Chippewa Hills 0Hale 38, Whittemore-Prescott 8Harrison 50, St. Charles 10Peck 44, Akron-Fairgrove 16Reese 43, Marlette 27St. Helen Heston at MioUbly 32, Unionville-Sebewaing 22THURSDAY, AUG. 26Bay City All Saints 34, Carsonville-Port Sanilac 28Bay City Western 60, Flint Kearsley 42Grayling 53, Roscommon 18John Glenn 49, Clio 20Lake City 30, Beaverton 21Laker 24, Flint Beecher 18Ortonville Brandon 65, Bay City Central 30Maple City Glen Lake 35, Houghton Lake 6Millington 42, Cass City 19Oscoda 34, Tawas 16Standish-Sterling 46, Pinconning 0WEEK 2 SCHEDULETHURSDAY, SEPT. 2Akron-Fairgrove at Ashley*Bay City Central at Flint KearsleyBeaverton at Shepherd*Blanchard Montabella at OscodaBridgeport at Essexville Garber*Cass City at Bad Axe*Clio at Bay City WesternFarwell at Harrison*Gladwin at Pinconning*Ithaca at Standish-Sterling*John Glenn at Birch Run*Kinde North Huron at Bay City All Saints*Laker at UblyMio at Hillman*Ogemaw Heights at KalkaskaReese at Vassar*Tawas at Sault Ste. Marie*Unionville-Sebewaing at Caro*Whittemore-Prescott at Au Gres*FRIDAY, SEPT. 3Evart at Roscommon*Hale at PellstonManton at Houghton Lake*Sanford Meridian at Clare*mlive.com
High school football scores for Week 1 in Bay City area
2021 MLIVE BAY CITY AREAWEEK 1 FOOTBALL SCORESBAY CITY, MI -- A look at the final scores for high school football games involving the 25 teams in the MLive Bay City coverage area for Week 1, played Aug. 26, 2021. THURSDAY, AUG. 26Bay City All Saints 34, Carsonville-Port Sanilac 28Bay City Western 60, Flint Kearsley 42Grayling 53, Roscommon 18John Glenn 49, Clio 20Lake City 30, Beaverton 21Laker 24, Flint Beecher 18Ortonville Brandon 65, Bay City Central 30Maple City Glen Lake 35, Houghton Lake 6Millington 42, Cass City 19Oscoda 34, Tawas 16Standish-Sterling 46, Pinconning 0FRIDAY, AUG. 27Akron-Fairgrove at Peck*Atlanta at Au Gres*Boyne City at Ogemaw HeightsEssexville Garber at CarrolltonFreeland at ClareHarrison at St. CharlesReese at MarletteRemus Chippewa Hills at GladwinSt. Helen Heston at MioUnionville-Sebewaing at UblyWhittemore-Prescott at Hale*WEEK 2 SCHEDULETHURSDAY, SEPT. 2Akron-Fairgrove at Ashley*Bay City Central at Flint KearsleyBeaverton at Shepherd*Blanchard Montabella at OscodaBridgeport at Essexville Garber*Cass City at Bad Axe*Clio at Bay City WesternFarwell at Harrison*Gladwin at Pinconning*Ithaca at Standish-Sterling*John Glenn at Birch Run*Kinde North Huron at Bay City All Saints*Laker at UblyMio at Hillman*Ogemaw Heights at KalkaskaReese at Vassar*Tawas at Sault Ste. Marie*Unionville-Sebewaing at Caro*Whittemore-Prescott at Au Gres*FRIDAY, SEPT. 3Evart at Roscommon*Hale at PellstonManton at Houghton Lake*Sanford Meridian at Clare*mlive.com
I-75 modernization project aims for safer, less confusing intersections
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – The I-75 corridor in south Oakland County is dramatically changing with new twists and turns as the construction winds down. Those unfamiliar with the changes can end up on I-75 without trying. The DDI in Troy is the second of three planned as part of the I-75 modernization project. Click here for more I-75 Modernization coverageClick here to follow I-75 modernization progress online. You can follow I-75 modernization updates via the Twitter profile embedded below:
Larcom City Hall in Ann Arbor extends closure through Dec. 20
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Larcom City Hall will remain closed through Dec 20, according to a new announcement from the city of Ann Arbor. Read: Michigan COVID restrictions extended through Dec. 20: What to knowThe city hall building closed for non-essential services on Nov. 18. City services including safety and emergency operations, waste and recycling pickup schedules, as well as drinking and wastewater, have not been impacted by the closure. Residents can pay parking tickets, water bills and property taxes, and apply for permits online as non-essential city services are being conducted remotely. Winter property taxes, due in December, can be paid online, by mail, at several Ann Arbor area banks or at the Ann Street dropbox.
Fight against COVID becomes personal for Beaumont employee
A Beaumont Royal Oak employee learned firsthand how heartbreaking coronavirus can be. Erin Fuson is a hospitality worker at Beaumont Royal Oak. “It’s hard because my daughter would normally be in my room, but I understood no one could come in that room,” Doan said. Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon is in the hospital due to COVID-19 complications, according to a family member. The longtime serving leader’s oxygen levels were low which is why he was sent to the hospital.
Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down
The legal blows began when a federal appeals court rejected an effort to block about 9,300 mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day in Pennsylvania. A Philadelphia judge found none as he refused late Friday to reject about 8,300 mail-in ballots there. Porter Wright filed the motion Thursday, as criticism grew that law firms backing the Republican election challenges were helping Trump defy the will of the American people. Porter Wright, which has earned more than $700,000 from the Trump campaign, appeared to take down its Twitter feed Tuesday after it was inundated with attacks. The firm did not reply to specific questions about the posts or whether it would stop representing the Trump campaign entirely.
2020 vice presidential debate: Harris, Pence square off on COVID-19, Supreme Court
Trump and Biden are scheduled to debate again on Oct. 15, though the status of that meeting is unclear. Harris, 55, made history by becoming the first Black woman to stand on a vice presidential debate stage. “I want everyone to know who puts on the uniform of law enforcement every day, President Trump and I stand with you,” Pence said. Though the night was about Pence and Harris, the men at the top of the ticket also made their presence known. He tweeted several times during the debate, offering this assessment at one point: “Mike Pence is doing GREAT!mlive.com
Detroit man arrested in North Allis Township for carrying concealed weapons
PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY, Mich. A Detroit man was arrested in North Allis Township on July 29 after Michigan State Police found several weapons during a traffic stop. Troopers stopped Carlos Alberto Leal, 23, and the 19-year-old female driver, both from Detroit, at the intersection of North Allis Highway and M-211 at about 8:20 p.m. when the driver failed to stop at the intersection. The female driver provided troopers a state ID and was issued a citation for driving without a license. Leal, who had several outstanding warrants, was arrested and taken to Presque Isle County Jail. The female driver is scheduled to appear on Aug. 11 in the 89th District Court for an appearance citation for no operators license.
Michigan men killed when driver heading wrong way on I-75 causes head-on crash, police say
OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich. – Two Michigan men were killed Sunday when one of them drove south in the northbound lanes of I-75 and crashed head-on into the other one in Otsego County, police said. The crash happened at 4:11 p.m. Sunday on southbound I-75 near the Gaylord exit, according to authorities. Deputies said Roger Phelps, 77, of Lake City, was heading north in the southbound lanes of I-75 when he crashed into a vehicle heading south. The second vehicle was driven by Lawrence Johnson, 63 of Holt, officials said. Officials tried to treat the men, but they were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
2nd Florida city pays hackers to get computer systems back
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(CNN) - A second Florida city paid thousands of dollars to ransomware attackers who hacked their computer systems -- the latest in a growing trend that forces local governments offline. Officials from Lake City agreed Tuesday to pay 42 bitcoin, roughly $426,000, to hackers who seized the city's computer systems June 10, ending a 15-day standoff. Lake City police said the city paid a $10,000 deductible to its insurance company, which will cover the rest of the ransom. Cyber attacks on government are growingRansomware attacks have spiked since 2016, hijacking the computer systems of government entities like cities, police departments and schools. Populous cities like Baltimore, Albany and Atlanta have all combated ransomware attacks that forced them to perform municipal services manually.