For the second time in five years, the Greenville High School football program had three players from one class sign to play at the next level. On Wednesday, Steve Eipper (Central Michigan), Chase Harrington (Northwood) and Eric Plate (Grand Valley State) signed Letters of Intent to play football in college.
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Greenville’s wrestling team will be quite busy this week. First is a quadrangular at Grand Rapids Northview on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets will face the host Wildcats and Sparta.
Both the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Wyoming Wolves girls basketball teams were conference champions in 2014. Now playing in the same league, the Wolves took command of the O-K Bronze with a 69-37 statement victory over the Yellow Jackets on Friday.
Former Greenville High School assistant wrestling coach Bill Breen is a finalist of one of the top coaching honors in the nation. Breen, who is taking a year off from coaching this year, has been the Yellow Jackets assistant varsity wrestling coach for the past eight years. He has also coached football and baseball in the past, both in assistant and head coaching duties.
Greenville’s wrestling team got the win they wanted Wednesday night. The Yellow Jackets beat Wyoming High 62-14 in an O-K Bronze Conference meet at Allinder Gym.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets connected on seven three-pointers against Morley Stanwood. Kyleigh Platt drained two of the most important triples in a 63-56 home win over the Mohawks on Tuesday night.
Cole Antcliff has state championship aspirations. The Greenville senior is currently 23-1 this year and ranked No. 4 at 285 pounds in Division 2 by www.michigangrappler.com. With those accolades, Antcliff is correct when he says he is a state contender.
Lakeview’s Jon Hansen went diving. John Zuluaga-Torres did the same. It was their effort that saved the basketball from going out of bounds. Hansen’s dive was near mid court, Zuluaga-Torres was along the baseline. The end result was a game defining three-pointer from Caleb Rubalcaba.
It was an experience the Greenville and Belding varsity basketball programs won’t forget anytime soon. Well, the Belding boys and girls team might want to forget the final scores. The rest, they will remember.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team last played on Dec. 22. After a nearly three week long break, the Yellow Jackets return to action tonight for the first of three games in five days. Greenville will begin O-K Bronze play tonight at Forest Hills Northern. They will face the Belding Redskins tomorrow at The Palace of Auburn Hills and then the Lakeview Wildcats at home on Tuesday.