The new Belding varsity baseball manager is a familiar face to returning players. Dave Riches, a 1996 graduate of Belding High School, was named to the job last week, a position vacated by Michael Ostrander, who was recently hired to be a full-time principal for Belding High School.
Ryan Schlehuber “Scoop”
After Carson City-Crystal’s 45-6 season-opening loss to Saranac on Friday evening, new Eagles head coach Ben Brock knows there’s a lot of work to do.
With a young team — including three freshmen and and six sophomores playing on the varsity level — Brock knows his team will be hard challenged in every game. Against Saranac, his team got to see a varsity-level style it needed to see in order to improve.
It took three plays for Cal Syrjala to set the tone of the 99th game between football rivals Greenville and Belding at Legacy Field on Thursday night.
On the third play, Greenville’s senior quarterback busted up the middle of the line for a physical 4-yard touchdown run to give the Yellow Jackets the first lead of the game.
Greenville never looked back, earning a 49-6 non-conference win to start their season.
Bragging rights for the winner of the Greenville-Belding football game just got a little more interesting. This year’s winning team will have the opportunity to hoist a new rivalry trophy.
The 2016 high school football season is set to begin this week, and what better way to get it started then a longtime rivalry game between Greenville and Belding.
The two teams, which have been playing each other for more than a century, will face off Thursday at Greenville’s Legacy Field, with a kick off time of 7 p.m.
Improvement sometimes doesn’t equal a win in the game of soccer, but Greenville coach Jeremy Neve saw more good things from his team, despite falling to Sparta 1-0 at a home game Monday.
If there is one word to describe Greenville’s new tennis coach, it’s passion. Joseph Conley may not come with a lot of coaching experience, but his players can expect just as much “go get it” attitude as they can dish out for the sport.
Here it’s my first week as Daily News sports editor, and I’m already playing from behind.
Having accepted the new position on Monday, transitioning from features editor and filling the vacancy left by my dear friend and longtime and much-respected Sports Editor Bruce Bentley, I’ve had to “hit the line hard” and catch up with teams, local athletic directors and coaches as high school fall sports season is already upon us.
STANTON — There are five seniors and seven players with varsity experience on Central Montcalm’s varsity volleyball team this year, however, who leads the team will be a game-by-game outcome. “We are very team-oriented, which is different than past teams,” said head coach John Johnson, who is in his third year as coach of [...]
There’s always the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to preseason football for high school teams. For Tri County head coach Phil Butler, the good may just be the heavy favorite for his squad this year.