Montabella’s girls basketball team finished third in the Mid-State Activities Conference, but it was the surprises that caught coach Terry Larsen’s eyes. The Mustangs were 9-12 this season, a season Larsen said he thought “went very well.”
The record that Greenville’s girls basketball team finished with wasn’t what they had in mind, but coach Eric Nichols wasn’t completely unhappy with the season. “From dealing with player personnel and the girls, it was great,” Nichols said. “It was a fun group of girls to work with. As far as wins and losses, we were disappointed in how it ended.”
Lakeview’s girls basketball team gathered momentum through a tough league slate and finished strong. The Wildcats went 15-6 overall, but four of those six losses were in the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) Silver Division.
Lakeview softball coach Daryl Johnson was glad to get the first doubleheader of the season out of the way. That was about the only thing he was glad about.
Tti County’s girls basketball team had to deal with a new coach this season. In fact, two new coaches. The Vikings had Chris Overbeek and Shelly DeGeer take over as co-coaches this season, and they ended up 13-9 overall and 9-3 in the Central State Activities Association Gold Division.
Montabella’s wrestling team had some question marks coming into the season about how they were going to do. The Mustangs ended up 12-11 in dual meets this season and finished fourth in a loaded Central Michigan Athletic Conference.
Expectations were high for a Greenville wrestling team that had made multiple state quarterfinal appearances. That is unless you are coach Paul Johnson, who didn’t know what to expect when the season started.
Lakeview’s wrestling team was the champions of the first Central State Activities Conference Silver Division ever. But yet, the Wildcats finished the season with an 18-13 record in dual meets.
You know how Mark Beach was going to be the new Central Montcalm varsity football coach after Marty James resigned? Scratch that. Beach resigned as varsity football coach when he accepted a three-year, $36,000 deal with a professional football league in the Detroit area. The deal included an undisclosed signing bonus.
It’s official. Breckenridge will be moving to the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC) along with Merrill. Breckenridge’s Board of Education voted on Monday night to switch its affiliation from the Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) West Division to the MSAC starting with the 2016-17 school year.