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West Michigan Whitecap Javier Betancourt smiles during this year’s Midwest League All-Star game.

THE REVIEW: One team, one dream

When an individual processes the ability to reassure a group of thousands through something as simple as a smile, this is truly a gift. The signature grin and youthful exuberance of West Michigan Whitecaps second baseman Javier Betancourt seems to come as naturally to him as his ability to set the table for turning an effortless double play.


Funeral Notices — Saturday, August 30, 2014

Funeral notices for Saturday, August 30, 2014


Tri County holds on against Lakeview

Tri County quarterback John Zuzula scored the first touchdown of the game and Lakeview running back John Zuluaga-Torres scored the final one. But it was an extra point and a shutdown, second-half defensive effort by both teams that proved to be the difference in Tri County’s 14-13 season-opening victory at Lakeview Friday night.


ROUNDUP: Prep results from Thursday, Aug. 28

CC-Crystal 47, Houghton Lake 6: The Eagles opened their season with a road win Thursday night. Dallas O’Green had three touchdowns, Tabor Erskin had two and Garrett Tabor and Shane Wiggins had one each…


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Aug. 26

Belding 3-0: The Redskins continued their great start to the season with three wins at Saranac on Wednesday. Belding first defeated Rivertown Christian 25-10, 25-14; then Holland Calvery 25-19, 25-16; and Saranac 11-25, 25-13, 15-2

Zachary Edgecomb, a naturally born right-hander, bats left-handed and also enjoys golfing in the back yard, which he also does left-handed. — Daily News/Emily Waldon

THE REVIEW: A chance to play baseball

My first interaction with 13-year-old Greenville resident Zachary Edgecomb encapsulated the true definition of an adolescent young man. Sprouting up like a weed, feet slightly too big for his thin frame, a sheepish grin at the sight of a woman and a passion for Wendy’s food.


Funeral Notices for Aug. 26, 2014

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 23, 2014

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 21, 2014

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THE REVIEW: Tri County’s Overbeek a true inspiration

When students of Tri County High School take to the halls this fall to begin the new school year, they are sure to cross paths with one individual in particular, who has solidified himself as a fixture in the growth of the school district both in the classroom and on the field. Oh, and did we also mention the basketball court?