Once again Mom Nature played tricks on the Michigan general trout season opener. Saturday’s opening day on the rivers and streams found dark water, with silt an sand flowing heavily in many areas of inland waters. Sort of makes one wonder how a trout could even see one’s lure or bait, let alone be in a position to scarf it in.
With the O-K Bronze Conference track meet just a week away, the Greenville Yellow Jackets had a chance Thursday to improve positioning before the final meet. Both the boys and girls teams did just that with victories over the Forest Hills Northern Huskies at Yellow Jacket Stadium. The boys team won 84-53, while the girls team won 94-42.
The Central State Activities Association league soccer title may very well come down to a rematch between the Lakeview Wildcats and Newaygo Lions. As of now, the Lions have the advantage after Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Wildcats. A fast start by Newaygo (5-2, 2-0) gave the Wildcats their first blemish of the season.
CC-Crystal, P-W split: The Eagles and Pirates split a doubleheader that last year would have been in the CMAC. CC-Crystal won the first game 7-4, but lost the second 5-4…
Brian Houser has been a volunteer assistant football coach for the Belding Redskins the past 16 years. Through those 16 years, three head coaches and countless practices, Houser has remained a loyal Redskin doing whatever he can to help improve the Belding football program.
The cold weather has not done a thing to cool the Greenville Yellow Jackets hot start. On Thursday, the Yellow Jackets knocked out 13 hits — 11 of them over the final three innings — en route to a five inning 13-3 mercy win at home against the Cedar Springs Red Hawks.
Sparta’s Savanah MeKellar had a great game. The Belding Redskins defense did not. McKellar scored four goals as the Spartans dominated the Redskins 5-0 in an O-K Blue game on Wednesday night.
Greenville and Forest Hills Eastern split two softball games last week. Monday’s game between the two O-K Bronze rivals was just as close. With the game tied 4-4, the Yellow Jackets had a chance to win at home in the bottom of the seventh inning. With the heart of the lineup coming up, the Yellow Jackets were confident they could win the game.
The Forest Hills Northern Huskies are ranked fourth in Division 2 for a reason. They are very good. The Huskies put on a show Monday night at Yellow Jacket Stadium in a 9-0 first half victory over host Greenville. Robin Wujkowski and Jillian Kolster each scored three goals in the victory.
After weeks of rain and clouds, the sunshine finally made an appearance. It was perfect timing as the 6th annual Yellow Jacket Challenge took place at Greenville High School on Sunday.