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Relief pitcher Evan Stoneham took over the mound in the fourth inning of game two against Forest Hills Northern, striking out five batters to keep his team within striking distance.

Greenville baseball enjoying great season so far at 13-1

When Keegan Cossou stepped up to the plate, with his team down by one in the last inning Tuesday, all he wanted was to make good contact.

That he did, sending the high pitch from Forest Hill Northern’s (FHN) pitcher over the fence, giving the Yellow Jackets a dramatic 3-2 win to sweep the Huskies in the doubleheader, having won 4-2 in the first game.

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10th Yellow Jacket Challenge sees record number 374 participants

Although Andrew Mason of Gowen and Kelli Ludwig of Ada were the first male and female to cross the finish line, all 374 participants of the 10th consecutive Yellow Jacket Challenge made history Sunday.

Greenville senior Reece Burden signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Cleary University in Howell last Thursday. Pictured are, from left, his brother, Ryan, his mother, Kim, Reece, Jodi, his father and his other brother, Ethan. (Courtesy photo)

Greenville’s Reece Burden to play baseball at Cleary

Reece Burden is in his last year of playing baseball at Greenville, but recently he has made plans to continue his career on the diamond.

Last Thursday, the three-year varsity Greenville outfielder signed a letter of intent with Cleary University, where he will join the Cougars baseball team, as well.

Greenville’s Reece Burden (12) connects on a pitch by Central Montcalm’s Hunter VeltKamp during the first of a doubleheader between the two teams in Stanton Saturday. The Yellow Jackets swept the Green Hornets winning both games, 12-2 in game one and 7-5 in game two. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Greenville sweeps Central Montcalm in baseball doubleheader

A four-run seventh-inning rally awakened the offense for Greenville that led to a 7-5 win in its first game against Central Montcalm Saturday.

Tessa Tobey, left, a Greenville junior, is one of four captains on this year’s Yellow Jackets soccer team. The Jackets have a new coach — Adam Scheidel — and a new attitude, aiming to change the culture of the entire program this year. (File photos)

New coach brings new confidence, fresh outlook to Yellow Jackets’ girls soccer team

Since moving up to the varsity soccer team as a freshman, Greenville’s Kenna Allen has heard the talk around the league that her team is known as a bit of a push-over.

With the help of a new coach, a new attitude and a new outlook on the program, the senior captain believes Greenville girls soccer is going to shock a lot of people this spring.

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.

Greenville’s Landon Kemp, left, earned honorable mention in Class A girls basketball from both The Associated Press and Basketball Coaches of Michigan for her performance this season as a senior shooting guard. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Greenville’s Landon Kemp racks up hoop honors

  Landon Kemp was recognized for her stellar performance on the Greenville girls basketball team this year, getting honorable mention from The Associated Press and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. The four-year varsity senior point guard averaged 12 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals per game and scored her 1,000th career point this [...]

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Daily News’ girls basketball All-Area teams

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