Chip Burch

Grandville Calvin Christian’s Brooke Barendsen, far left, attacks past the block of Belding’s Summer Eubank (7) and Jessica Wittenbach (5) during the first game of a match Thursday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Seniors go out as winners on home court as Belding volleyball beats Calvin Christian

Thursday night was the last time the seniors on Belding’s volleyball team took to the court in its home gymnasium in a regular-season game.

The players made themselves — and the parents in attendance — happy with a straight-game win over the Grandville Calvin Christian Squires, 25-16, 25-20, 25-18.

Central Montcalm girls runners, in green jerseys, and Tri County girls runners take off at the start of the CSAA championships Tuesday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Fremont, Big Rapids win conference championships

Tri County’s boys cross country team had something to be proud of Tuesday.

The Vikings ended up second behind Fremont in the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) Gold Division at the Championships they hosted, finishing with 99 points to the Packers’ 26.

Tri County’s Julia Bice participated in the Division 3 state finals at Bedford Valley Golf Course in Battle Creek Friday  (Courtesy photo)

Greenville girls golf, Tri County’s Bice enjoy state finals

Greenville girls golf coach Nancy Johnson would rather remember that her Yellow Jackets got to the state finals and not where they finished, while Tri County junior Julia Bice ended up with a two-day score of 209 at the Division 3 state final at Bedford Valley Golf Course in Battle Creek.

Lakeview’s David Larson turns the ball around during the Wildcats’ Division 3 playoff game against Comstock Park Monday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Larson’s 4 goals help Lakeview move on past Comstock Park

Lakeview’s boys soccer season will continue for at least one more game.

The Wildcats got all four goals from senior David Larson and hung on against a second-half surge to beat the Comstock Park Panthers 4-3 Monday in the first round of the Division 3 soccer playoffs.

Greenville’s Rylee Welsh chips onto the seventh green of The Meadows at Grand Valley State University at the Division 2 state golf finals first round Friday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Greenville girls golf open state finals in 18th place

Greenville’s girls golf team is looking up at the field after the first day of the Division 2 state finals.

The Yellow Jackets finished the first of two rounds at The Meadows at Grand Valley State University in 18th place Friday.

Greenville’s girls golf team will be heading to The Meadows at Grand Valley State University for the Division 2 state finals today. Pictured are, from left, Mackenzie Larsen, Rylee Welsh, Brooke Helms, Anna Wierda, Landon Kemp, Sydney Zayler and coach Nancy Johnson. (Courtesy photo)

Greenville girls golf playing in state finals

Greenville’s girls golf team has one final tournament ahead of them.

The Yellow Jackets will be heading to Grand Valley State University’s own golf course, The Meadows, for the two-day, two-round Division 2 state finals starting this morning and continuing through Saturday.

Tri County’s Ludek Cizinsky, right, goes forward with the ball as Lakeview’s Nick Ruvalcaba chases during the first half of the teams’ game Monday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Vikings make comeback for 6th win of the soccer season

Make it a season sweep for the Tri County boys soccer team over Lakeview.

The Vikings came from a 3-2 deficit to beat the Wildcats 4-3 Monday.

Greenville’s Calvin Syrjala reaches for a touchdown while being tackled by a Grand Rapids Northview player Friday night. (Sports Pro Images | Jamie McNinch)

Greenville one step closer to playoffs with win over Northview

Greenville’s football team took advantage of a weak opponent at the perfect time.

The Yellow Jackets sent a homecoming crowd home happy Friday night, beating Grand Rapids Northview 31-13 to come within one win of making the playoffs for the first time in six years.

In the process, they kept the Wildcats (0-7, 0-4) winless in 2016.

WXMI’s Jason Hutton reports on the Cleveland-Detroit baseball game from the station’s studios Tuesday night. (Courtesy photos)

Belding’s Jason Hutton named lead sports anchor

Jason Hutton had been hoping to be the main sports anchor on WXMI-TV Fox 17.

From left, Kent City’s Joe Weeks, Lakeview’s David Larson and Antonio Leija converge on the ball during the teams game Monday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Lakeview mercies Kent City in soccer rematch

LAKEVIEW — The first time this season Kent City and Lakeview met each other in soccer, it was Sept. 7. The Wildcats won 7-5.