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The Carson City-Crystal wrestling team lines up during the national anthem at the team state finals in Battle Creek at Kellogg Arena.

CC-Crystal had outstanding season on wrestling mat

For the first time since 2004, Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team brought home a conference title. Even though they ended up tied with Montabella after the Central Michigan Athletic Conference tournament, the Eagles could claim a title in the regular season.

Carson City-Crystal’s Mitch Schneider looks to make a pass with defensive pressure from Laingsburg’s Ben Patrick during Friday’s Class C district finals at home. Laingsburg won 53-38.

Laingsburg ends CC-Crystal’s season in district finals

Laingsburg senior Shaun McKinney got hot at the right time. McKinney scored 10 consecutive Wolfpack points in what turned out to be a game deciding 14-2 run in the second quarter of the Class C district final at Carson City-Crystal on Friday.

Carson City-Crystal’s Brann Schmitt elevates over a defender earlier this season. The Eagles will face Laingsburg in a Class C district final tonight at Pewamo-Westphalia.

CC-Crystal boys ready for district final

Carson City-Crystal’s boys basketball team knows a little something about its opponent tonight. The Eagles have faced the Laingsburg Wolfpack before, specifically last season when both teams were in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference.

Carson City-Crystal’s Emily Ward (5) puts up a shot as Grandville Calvin Christian’s Hilary Curry, middle, and Emily VanVliet (44) watch during the Class C regional Tuesday night.

Grandville CC upsets No. 7 CC-Crystal in regional

SPRINGPORT — For the second time this season, Grandville Calvin Christian’s girls basketball team upset a team ranked seventh in the state in the Associated Press Class C girls basketball poll. This time it was Carson City-Crystal, who lost 37-35 on a putback of a missed shot with 10 seconds left to play. Squires guard [...]

Carson City’s Tori Christensen looks to make a pass over the head of an oppponent during a game this season.

CC-Crystal ready for regional tournament

The Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team has been on quite a roll the past two seasons. The Eagles won 18 games last year, while winning league (CMAC) and district titles for the first time since the early 1980s.

Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber, right, tries to keep Logan Griffin of Erie Mason on the mat during Saturday’s Division 4 state final at 112 pounds. Dittenber lost 5-4 in four overtimes.

14 wrestlers place at individual state finals

Sometimes it’s just not meant to be. That may have been the case for Carson City-Crystal senior Kenneth Dittenber, who was in search of a third straight individual wrestling state title on Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber starts his Division 4 semifinal match against Sanford Meridian’s Joe Shuler with a handshake. Dittenber won by major decision 14-3 and will be trying for his third straight state title today.

Area wrestlers take center stage for individual titles at state finals

Brighter lights. Bigger arena. That is the setting called the Palace of Auburn Hills. This weekend, it’s not the Detroit Pistons on centerstage, but the best of the best in high school wrestling.

Different year, same result.

For the second year in a row, the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team has won a share of a conference title. This time around it’s a share of the Mid-State Activities Conference title, claiming a share with a 50-14 drubbing of Coleman Thursday night.

CC-Crystal wraps up conference basketball title

Different year, same result. For the second year in a row, the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team has won a share of a conference title. This time around it’s a share of the Mid-State Activities Conference title, claiming a share with a 50-14 drubbing of Coleman Thursday night.

Carson City-Crystal’s Hailey Geister, right, looks to make a pass during a game this season. The Eagles are 16-2 overall.

Carson City-Crystal girls upend No. 3 Saginaw Nouvel

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles just keep winning. Playing on Saturday, the Eagles won their 12th consecutive game. It was easily its biggest win of the year and more than likely one of its biggest wins in school history.

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles wrestling team earned its first District 4 regional title since 2003, winning against Laingsburg in the first round and finishing off St. Louis in the final, held at Montabella Community Schools Wednesday evening. The 2013 State Finals are Feb. 22-23 at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena.

CC-Crystal earns regional title after two tough wins

When it comes down to it, a ranking doesn’t mean a thing in high school wrestling, so says Carson City-Crystal (CC-C) head coach Kacy Datema. His Eagles team, however, earned every bit of its reputation as the ninth-ranked team in District 4, winning the regional title with a tough 45-33 win over the St. Louis Sharks at Montabella High School on Wednesday night.