In order to win in basketball, effort has to be given in all four quarters. For the Greenville boys basketball team, the needed effort waned in the second half Friday night against Forest Hills Northern, resulting in a 52-39 loss at home to drop the Yellow Jackets to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the Ottawa-Kent White Conference.
On the whiteboard in the locker room were three goals written for the Yellow Jackets to attain against Forest Hills Northern on Friday night. And they did it as a full team.
The Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) named Greenville assistant coach Tom Hallock as one of 16 varsity assistant coaches of the year.
James Hodge has loved the sport of hockey since he was 7 years old. Now he’s getting the chance to love the sport through his two sons.
Hodge, of Greenville, has played many levels of hockey during his life, including collegiate. And now that his sons, Zander, 5, and Conner, 4, are old enough to strap on a pair of ice skates, Hodge has introduced them to the sport he loves through a free program called “Try Hockey for FREE,” offered at the Cedar Rock Sports Plex.
Yet another honor has come to the girls golf teams of Greenville and Lakeview. The Yellow Jackets and Wildcats were named academic all-state by the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association last week. During the past seven years, Lakeview has produced five academic all-state teams, noted coach Brian Corwin. “Both of our golf programs at Lakeview [...]
Central Montcalm’s wrestling team finally has its first two wins of the season. The Green Hornets beat Newaygo twice at Central Montcalm’s Bruce Train Wrestling Tournament Wednesday night, with the second win coming in the match to determine who would take seventh place.
Every day, for at least an hour, Adele Kemp will put in her earbuds, listen to music and just dribble a basketball. It is a small example of the dedication the 15-year-old Greenville sophomore puts toward her favorite sport.
Calvin Syrjala was getting looked at by a couple of Division 1 college baseball teams. Instead, Syrjala decided community college is the way to go, signing a letter of intent last week to play for Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC).
If there is one thing Adele Kemp learned from Greenville’s 71-52 win over Morley Stanwood Tuesday, it is forgetting about a bad game. Last Friday, in a win against rival Belding, the Greenville girls basketball team dominated the Redskins, however, Kemp didn’t have her usual stellar performance. On Tuesday, however, the sophomore point guard was back on track, scoring 25 points, grabbing eight rebounds and collecting four assists.
Recognizing our local “spark plug” players from our fall sports season.