The Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling season has ended the past four seasons at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek at the team state finals. Starting with practice in November, that is the goal of every wrestling team. Tonight, the Yellow Jackets have a chance to reach the team state finals for the fifth consecutive season at Mount Pleasant High School.
In February, the Greenville Yellow Jackets winning a district wrestling title is as common as the cold and snowy weather. On Thursday at home, the Yellow Jackets put together two easy wins for their ninth consecutive Division 2 district title. The streak started in 2006 and continued this season with wins over Fremont (66-9) and Cedar Springs (56-18).
The Tri County Vikings were familiar with the Grant Tigers. The Lakes 8 Conference members has faced each other plenty this season. So it was a surprise when Tri County cruised through the Division 3 district championship match over rival Grant 62-8. The win was the Vikings second consecutive district title.
The Greenville girls basketball team is in a stretch of five games in nine days. The Yellow Jackets won game one with a 49-40 win at home against Lowell on Monday. Greenville added another win on Tuesday with a 50-31 O-K Bronze win at home against Grand Rapids West Catholic.
It’s already been an outstanding 12 months for Greenville senior Leah Somerfield on the basketball court. Last season, Somerfield helped to lead the Yellow Jackets to their first conference (O-K Bronze) title since 1990. Somerfield earned all-state honors at the end of the season and prior to the current season, committed to play college basketball for Oakland University.
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The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls basketball team won a conference title last year for the first time since 1990. On Friday night, the Yellow Jackets took a another step toward winning a second consecutive O-K Bronze title with a 51-40 win over Forest Hills Eastern (9-5, 3-1).
The Big Ten men’s basketball season is looking more and more like it will be a two-horse race through the beginning of March. Because of the Big Ten’s depth it was expected the regular season league champion could possibly have four and maybe even five losses.
Wrestling’s second season begins tonight for the Greenville Yellow Jackets. The Yellow Jackets travel to Grand Rapids West Catholic tonight, weather permitting, for the O-K Bronze Conference tournament.
After back-to-back mild winters, this winter has been anything but. The extreme cold, wind and snow has cause schools to cancel class multiple times this winter already. This week alone, students have missed four straight days.