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Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Tyler Norton from Three Rivers smells victory as he kicks it in during the last quarter mile of Tuesday’s St. Joseph County cross country race in Sturgis.
STURGIS — Three Rivers’ boys’ cross country team ended its season on a high note by winning Tuesday’s St. Joseph County Meet at Sturgis. With nine runners in the Top 20, including seven that earned a spot on the All-County team, Three Rivers easily claimed first place with 20 points. Sturgis (56)...
THREE RIVERS — There was a three-way tie for first among our local prep football prognosticators in the first week of playoff games. Ollie The Optimist, Willie B. Wrong and Mae B. Wright all finished 8-1. Slim Pickens ended up 6-3. In the overall standings, Ollie is first at 59-9. Mae is second at...
Mendon senior halfback Jackson Crotser scores on a two-point conversion run in last week's playoff win over Cassopolis.
CENTREVILLE — Centreville starts its Division 8 state football title drive tonight with a district  semifinal rematch at home against fellow Southwest 10 Conference rival White Pigeon. Jerry Schultz’s Bulldogs, who won the SW10 title this season and finished its first unbeaten regular season since...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Anezka Pradna from Three Rivers lengthens her stride in Tuesday’s St. Joe County cross country meet at Sturgis.
BROOKLYN — A huge race like the Michigan High School Athletic Association cross country state finals can be intimidating, especially if you are a freshman for first-time qualifier. That situation won’t scare Three Rivers freshmen Anezka Pradna or Faith Sheagren any when they line up at the starting...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Anna Smith (8) from Mendon puts away a point with a kill against Athens.
MENDON — Athens’ volleyball coach Jacy Cole delivered a powerful pre-game speech to her team before the start of Thursday’s Division 4 district final. Cole’s team took her emotional speech to heart and used that energy to pull off a stunning 16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 17-25, 15-13 upset win over No. 1-...
MENDON — The No. 1-ranked and two-time defending state champion Mendon volleyball team defeated Tekonsha 25-7, 25-10, 25-9 Wednesday in the Division 4 district semifinals at Mendon. Mendon meets Athens, a 3-0 winner over Burr Oak in the other semifinal Wednesday, in today’s district championship...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Three Rivers junior outside hitter Lydia Jepsen (8) swings for a kill against Vicksburg.
VICKSBURG — Kali Heivilin was supposed to be going to Texas this weekend to compete in a softball tournament with her travel team. But the University of Alabama womens’ softball commit has had a slight change of plans. Heivilin and her Three Rivers volleyball teammates have a date in the Division...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Constantine sophomore  tailback Brayden Clark  (4) slips between a pair of  Watervliet defenders Saturday.
CONSTANTINE — No tricks, just good execution. With its deceptive Wing-T offense, Constantine had visiting Watervliet wondering where the football was for the duration of Saturday’s Division 6 playoff opener at Sweetland Stadium. Shawn Griffith’s No. 8-ranked Falcons piled up 515 total yards, all...
Photo provided  - Carter Briggs (27) from Mendon runs the ball at two Cassopolis defenders in Friday’s game.
WHITE PIGEON — Daniel Jackson  ran for two touchdowns and threw for another leading White  Pigeon’s football team to a 24-0 Division 8 playoff win at home Friday over Saugatuck. Jackson’s 43-yard  touchdown pass to Dominick Pant with 7:10 left in the first quarter and two-point conversion run put...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Addison Abnet (6), Aiden Gidley (8) and Ethan  Crooks (5) from Three Rivers pursue Hastings ballcarrier Dan Harp (10) Friday.
HASTINGS — It took just 13 seconds for Three Rivers’ football team to find out how good Hastings was at Baum Stadium Friday. Hastings scored on the game’s first play and went on to thump Three Rivers 58-0 in a Division 4 playoff game. Hastings (6-1) hosts  Paw Paw (5-2) this week in the second...

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