Chip Burch

Tri County’s Jessica Thompson, at right, tries an attack past the block of Morley stanwood’s Abi Waldo during the teams’ first game Friday afternoon. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Tri County volleyball falls to Morley Stanwood

Similar to what Lakeview did for its homecoming game Sept. 22, Morley Stanwood’s volleyball team was part of a school assembly Friday afternoon, playing Tri County in a non-conference match.

The Mohawks won 25-18, 26-24 over the Vikings in front of a large student body.

Belding’s Victoria Wittenbach, right, leads a group of runners, including teammate Astrid Aarestrup (623), during the O-K Silver jamboree Tuesday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Belding’s boys, girls finish in third place at own cross country conference jamboree

Belding’s boys cross country team moved up the O-K Silver standings with their latest performance at home Tuesday.

The Redskin boys finished third at the conference jamboree they hosted at Lightning Bend Park. Belding scored 73 points, which trailed Grandville Calvin Christian (26) and Hopkins (68).

Greenville’s Branden Parris, left, tries to tackle Lowell’s David Kruse on Friday night. (Sports Pro Images | Jaime McNinch)

Yellow Jackets lose to No. 2-ranked Red Arrows 35-10 at home

Greenville’s football team had a tough task to climb back against the No. 2 team in the state in Division 2 according to The Associated Press.

The Yellow Jackets couldn’t do it, losing 35-10 to the Lowell Red Arrows on military night Friday at Legacy Field.

Spartan Sports Network’s Seth Newman talks to a camera before a Michigan State men’s basketball game Jan. 26.

Carson City-Crystal grad Newman expands role on Spartan Sports Network

When Michigan State (MSU) football fans tune into a Spartan football broadcast on WGLM-AM Saturday, a local voice will greet them.

Seth Newman will be on the air before the game begins on the radio as the host of the pre-game show for the Spartan Sports Network, which originates all the MSU football games on their affiliate radio stations.


Home-team Wildcats win the Lakeview Invitational

LAKEVIEW — Last year, Lakeview didn’t make it to bracket play at its own volleyball invitational. That changed this time around. The Wildcats won its Lakeview Invitational Saturday, beating Big Rapids in three games, 25- 22, 23- 25, 15-7 in the final to take the tournament. The win was a big one, according to coach [...]

Belding’s Zoe Anderson tees off on the 11th tee at The Links At Bowen Lake during the O-K White Conference jamboree Monday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Belding fifth, Greenville sixth at golf jamboree

Greenville’s golf team was a little shorthanded, so coach Nancy Johnson had to call up two junior varsity players to fill out almost all of her team.

Belding had a full compliment of varsity players.

Lakeview’s junior running back Jason Kroeze runs around the corner against the Morley Stanwood defense in Friday’s game at Morley Stanwood. It was a defensive battle, which the Mohawks took the victory in overtime, 13-10. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Lakeview loses OT heartbreaker, 13-10

Lakeview’s football team knew they had a tough game to play when they faced Morley Stanwood Friday night.

Tough it was. The two teams went into overtime before the Mohawks beat the Wildcats 13-10 on a broken play that turned into a touchdown.

Grant’s Laura Bouwkamp (12) attacks the block of Central Montcalm’s Kenzie Rutz, left, and Mallory Morgan, middle, during the teams’ match Tuesday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Grant hands Central Montcalm first loss of 2016 in four games

In a match that will likely determine who wins the Central State Activities Association Gold Division champion, Grant’s volleyball team came away with a win.

The Tigers beat the Central Montcalm Green Hornets in four games Tuesday night, 25-13, 25-20, 21-25, 25-13.

Carson City-Crystal’s Drew Stout, dark jersey, is hit by a Montabella player after throwing a pass Friday night. Stout finished with 316 yards passing, four touchdowns and rushed for 98 yards. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Carson City-Crystal’s Stout has stellar game versus Montabella

On a night when Carson City-Crystal (CC-C) inducted three members into its Sports Hall of Fame, Drew Stout made himself famous.

The Eagles’ sophomore quarterback threw for four touchdowns and scored three more rushing to lead CC-C over the Montabella Mustangs 50-18 Friday night in the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC) opener for both teams.

From right, Grand Rapids West Catholic’s Kateri Mills, Belding’s Astrid Aarestrup, Sparta’s Vanessa Hulbert and Belding’s Victoria Wittenbach finish in a line from second to fifth during the Redskins’ cross country meet at Lightning Bend Park Wednesday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Belding, Lakeview fall in shortened cross country meet

The heat index was 102 degrees when Belding and Lakeview met Sparta and Grand Rapids West Catholic in a cross country meet Wednesday.

That was the reason the meet was shortened from 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) to 3,200 meters (two miles).