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Belding senior Hallee Breimayer, center, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Grand Rapids Community College Wednesday. Surrounding her are, from left in front, her mother, Shawn, Belding girls basketball coach Connor Hoke; in back, her father, Shad, and her new basketball coach, Dave Glazier. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Belding’s Breimeyer to play basketball at GRCC

Dave Glazier is used to allowing freshman players to flourish on his Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) women’s basketball team. Soon, he will have another freshman who can bring a whole new attitude to the Raiders team.

Hallee Breimayer, Belding senior and The Daily News girls basketball player of the year, signed a letter of intent to attend GRCC and play for Glazier, who is in his second year as the Raiders head coach.

The Belding-Greenville football rivalry game has been an ongoing event since at least 1897. Overall, the teams have played at least 108 games since then. (File photo)

HIT THE LINE HARD: Greenville, Belding’s historic football rivalry goes back 108 years

It may be official, or unofficial, but whatever the fact may be, Bob Dumond knows the historic football rivalry between Greenville and Belding has long passed the mark that many people believed was going to be next year.

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Rooting for Carson City-Crystal’s underdog

As a sports editor who covers multiple teams for up to eight local high schools, I try not to be a “homer” for one particular team.

But I have to admit, after doing a story on Carson City-Crystal’s girls soccer team, it’s hard to not throw on an Eagles hat and root for them.

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Daily News winter sports ‘Spark Plug’ Players of the Year

We’ve had our Daily News All-Area award winners, and now we recognize those players who might not fill up the stats book, but their team may not be as successful or enjoy the sport as much without them.

Belding’s Dylan Mc Master fouls off a pitch during the team’s game against Kent City Tuesday.

Belding diamondmen go into spring break with 3-0 record after beating Kent City

BELDING — Belding’s baseball team is going into spring break with a good feeling. Belding won all three of the games they played in the past two days, including both games against Kent City on Tuesday by scores of 5-1 and 10-0 in five innings. “Obviously that’s the goal going into spring break,” Belding coach [...]

Belding’s Lexi Pilkinton, right, slides into third base just as Sparta’s Sam Priest, left, gets the ball during the teams’ first game of their season-opening doubleheader Monday.

Belding opens season with doubleheader losses to Sparta

BELDING — Belding’s softball team got its season off to a bad start Monday. Belding lost both ends of a doubleheader to Sparta, opening the season with loses of 5-1 and 8-3. It was the first games of the season for new coach Sadie Stowell. “There were definitely some first-game and first-season jitters,” said Stowell, [...]

Belding’s Kyleigh Kazmerski, right, and Comstock Park’s Madison Fox recover from running into each other as they go after the ball in the second half of Wednesday’s game at Rudness Field.

As season begins, Belding’s soccer team still settling in with new players, coach

Belding may have lost 2-0 in its season opener against Comstock Park Wednesday, but it gained much-needed field experience, according to its new coach, Matt Bailey.

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Daily News’ girls basketball All-Area teams

Daily News’ All-Area teams, Sixth Woman of the Year and Honorable Mentions

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Daily News All-Area wrestling awards

Daily News All-Area wrestling awards

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Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards

Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards