Chip Burch

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).

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Kent City sweeps Lakeview CSAA jamboree

LAKEVIEW — It was Kent City’s day at the first Central State Activities Association Silver Division jamboree of the season. Despite very hot conditions, the Eagles had no problems with the rest of the conference Tuesday, winning both the boys and girls meets behind Lakeview High School. Kent City’s boys had 46 points to Holton’s [...]

Central Montcalm’s Libby Ledford, right, bumps in front of teammate Kenzie Rutz during pool play of the Daily News Invitational Aug. 20.

Rutz, Ledford lead Central Montcalm’s volleyball team to a 9-0 start

STANTON — Central Montcalm’s volleyball team has got a hot streak going. The Green Hornets are 9-0 after winning a pair of tournaments prior to the Labor Day holiday, winning the Daily News Invitational and the Beaverton Invitational. Senior Kenzie Rutz said there were many factors to the Hornets’ undefeated start. “We started the season [...]

Vestaburg’s Christian Keeler, right, is pursued by Montabella’s Austin Pawlowski on Thursday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Vestaburg overcomes slow start to beat Montabella

Vestaburg’s football team overcame a slow start and a tough opponent Thursday night.

The Wolverines got their second win of the season with a 46-26 win over the Montabella Mustangs in the Mid-State Activities Conference opener for both teams.

The Vestaburg Wolverines will come in to Blanchard looking for their second consecutive win and first MSAC league win against the Montabella Mustangs, who are seeking their first win of the season. Kick-off is 7 p.m. tonight. (File photo)

Montabella, Vestaburg prepare for first MSAC match-up of the season

The first game in the Mid-State Activities Conference for Vestaburg and Montabella is a rivalry game.

The Wolverines face the Mustangs in Blanchard in the first conference game of the season for both teams tonight.

Lakeview’s Mia McCrumb bumps the ball during the Daily News Invitational Aug. 20. (File photo)

Lakeview Wildcats prepare for Morley Stanwood

It’s early in the volleyball season, but Lakeview’s volleyball team has a big match Wednesday.

The Wildcats will host Morley Stanwood at Cook Gym Wednesday. The Mohawks have won a pair of state championships in Class C.


Buffalo Bills cut Greenville grad Zimmer

Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer’s NFL plans are on hold.

Greenville’s Haley Peters, middle, attacks over the block of Charlotte’s Brianna Hasler, left, and Alex Withney during the finals of the Carson City-Crystal Invitational on Friday. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Greenville uses extra points to win Carson City-Crystal tourney

It took a few more points than Greenville’s volleyball team would have liked, but the Yellow Jackets got the win they wanted Friday.

Greenville put away the Charlotte Orioles in extra points in the final game of the finals of the Carson City-Crystal Invitational, with the final game going 31-29 in the Jackets’ favor. Normal games go to 25 points.