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FRANKENMUTH — Schoolcraft’s boys’ golf team finished in 16th place in Division 3 at the Michigan High School Athletic Association state finals held Friday and Saturday at The Fortress in Frankenmuth. The Eagles shot a score of 373 in Friday’s opening 18-hole round  followed by a a 365 on Saturday...
File Photo - Jerry Wright
THREE RIVERS — The big membership bash at Sauganash Country Club is fast approaching. The festivities will include food and beverages as members will gather at ‘The Rock’ behind the 18th Green. There will be lots of activities, surprises, drawings, fun and remembrances, as well as showing thanks...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Drew McClain
THREE RIVERS — Two Three Rivers varsity baseball players were recently recognized by the Wolverine Conference coaches for their performances during the 2022 season. Selected to the league’s second-team was sophomore Drew McClain and receiving honorable mention was senior pitcher Connor Quake....
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon third baseman Carlie Doehring charges a short ground ball in the infield in Satuday’s Division 4 regional semifinal softball game at home against Kalamazoo Christian.
MENDON — Mendon’s inability to come up with the timely hits or find gaps in a flawless Kalamazoo Chritsian defense proved costly for the Lady Hornets in a 7-0 loss in Saturday’s Division 4 regional semifinals. Kalamazoo Christian (18-21-1) went on to edge Three Oaks-River Valley, which blanked...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Centreville sophomore leftfielder LillyAnn Lutz hauls in a linedrive Saturday hit by a Watervliet pl;ay in the regional semifinals at  Parchment.
PARCHMENT — Jill Peterson used the 1980 gold-medal winning U.S. mens’ hockey team as motivation during her pre-game speech before her Centreville girls’ softball team took the field for Saturday’s Division 3 regional semifinal battle against No. 8-ranked Watervliet. It almost worked. After...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon’s Chris Dupree runs the football against Marcellus in a Southwestern Michigan 8-Man Football League Tier-1 divisional game in 2021.
MENDON — The Mendon athletic program begins competition in the Southern Central Athletic Association starting in the 2023-24 school year. Decreasing enrollment within the district is a big reason why Mendon has decided to join the conference which includes schools of similar size or smaller....
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THREE RIVERS — At Pine View Golf Club, Thursday Marcellus Golf League, through week seven, Tyler Kiewiet/Mike Karle Lead with 174 points. A close second, Kyle Rau/Ryan Stewart are tied with Rob/Joe Park with 171 points. There are five other teams within nine points of first! Individual prizes were...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Colon shortstop Justin Wickey applies a tag on Decatur’s Gavin Boodt at second base in Thursday’s Division 4 regional semifinal game.
DECATUR — Colon’s baseball team overcame plenty of obstacles to get to Wednesday’s Division 4 regional semifinal game at Decatur. Magi head coach Rocky Alva said his players should be proud of what they accomplished this spring despite dropping a 8-1 decision to the Raiders that ended Colon’s...
Photo provided by Centreville Athletics - Centreville varsity softball team celebrates its Division 3 district championship at home last weekend by posing for a photo with  the trophy. The Lady Bulldogs will meet Watervliet at 10 a.m. in a regional semifinal game today in Parchment.
PARCHMENT — Tough defense, solid pitching and timely hitting have been the recipe for success this spring for Centreville’s softball team. Jill Peterson’s Lady Bullodgs, champions of the Southwest 10 Conference, must be efficient in every area if they hope to advance out of today’s Division 3...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - The Mendon varsity softball team poses for a photo with the Division 4 district championship trophy the Lady Hornets won following its 14-0 win in the finals last Saturday over Marcellus.
MENDON — Several factors give  Mendon a legitimate opportunity to win a Division 4 regional softball title on Saturday. For starters fifth-ranked Mendon will hold home-field advantage as the Lady Hornets (27-5) prepare to host No. 9 Kalamazoo Christian (21-16-1) in the second game at noon. The...

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