High School


Lakeview pressure leads to win over Montabella

Lakeview’s boys basketball team gave Montabella a lesson in ball pressure. The Wildcats caused multiple Mustang turnovers in a 53-22 victory over Montabella in the season-opening game for both teams Tuesday night.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Dec. 3

Greenville 40, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 37: The Yellow Jackets used an 11-5 third quarter to help pull away from the Rockets on Tuesday night to open the high school basketball season. Leah Somerfield led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds for Greenville…


Montabella’s Clay resigns, cites time commitment

Montabella will be looking for a new varsity football coach. David Clay resigned earlier this month, saying he couldn’t give the time to the program that he would have liked.

Maddie Karcher, a junior, returns a serve for the Mustangs this season.

Montabella struggles, but closes with win

Montabella’s volleyball team had only one win in the entire 2013 season, but that win came at a pretty good time. The win was in the Mid-State Activities Conference tournament, and it propelled the Mustangs to a third-place finish overall.


Montabella has new baseball, softball coaches

When the spring comes back around in 2014, Montabella will have a pair of new varsity coaches. The varsity baseball team will be led by Jon Greenhoe while JV softball coach Chara Wood was promoted to varsity.

Montabella’s team poses for a photo at Michigan International Speedway Saturday.

Montabella girls finish ninth at state finals

Montabella cross country coach Jeff Kauffman had set a goal for his girls team to finish in the top 10 of the teams in Division 4 race Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. After finishing ninth with 260 points, Kauffman said the mission was accomplished.

Montabella’s Taylor Smith runs during the Hornet Invitational this season.

Montabella runners prep for state finals

For the first time in the history of Montabella cross country, the girl Mustangs have an extended season past regionals. The Mustang girls are in preparations for the Division 4 state finals at Michigan International Speedway Saturday. They were one of three teams that qualified from the Carson City-Crystal regional.


Montabella girls off to state XC finals

Montabella’s girls cross country team will be heading to Michigan International Speedway. The Mustangs finished third in their Division 4 regional at Carson City to qualify for the Division 4 state finals, which is next Saturday.


Runners to race at regionals Saturday

Saturday is a big day for all the area cross country teams, as the regional tournaments are that day. In polling area cross country coaches, they all think their teams are ready for the competition.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Oct. 18

Montabella 18, Vestaburg 16: The Mustangs got a touchdown by Zach Taubitz with just over two minutes left in the fourth quarter to notch an MSAC-South win Friday night…