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If the universities can play, why can’t we?

By Dan Hardenbrook No matter how hard I try, I can’t make sense of it. This is usually one of the best times of the year to be a sports fan. Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally a binge worthy buffet of sports action. NFL football takes center stage, even if...

Sports seasons back on the bench

By Dan Hardenbrook The reactions ranged from shock and disbelief to anger and disappointment. Some understand and say they saw it coming. One thing everyone agrees on is that losing a second sports season in 2020 isn’t how they hoped the year would end. Coaches...

Newberry football ends season in Pickford

By Dan Hardenbrook A tough draw provided an even tougher matchup for the Newberry Indians in the second round of the MHSAA eight-man Division 1 State Playoffs. One week after upsetting Onaway, the Indians had the nearly impossible task of taking on the defending State...

Newberry beats Engadine for Little Brown Jug

By Dan Hardenbrook The long-awaited first football meeting between Newberry and Engadine was an instant classic. We had two teams, solely focused on beating each other. There were playoff spots and seedings on the line. Newberry was playing for a .500 record and the...

Newberry football experiences nightmare in Munising

By Dan Hardenbrook In a football season that has seen a lot of change, one thing remains the same: Mustang Stadium in Munising continues to be a house of pain for Newberry football. Munising’s home field advantage paid off again as Newberry got defeated in an...