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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Jan. 22

Greenville 78, Grand Rapids West Catholic 4: The Yellow Jackets remained undefeated in the O-K Bronze with a win over the Falcons on Wednesday night…

Former Michigan linebacker Obi Ezeh speaks about football and life at Montcalm Community College Monday.

Former U-M linebacker talks life, football at MCC

A former running back turned linebacker for the University of Michigan related his experiences playing for the Wolverines at Montcalm Community College Monday to crowd of about 50 people. Obi Ezeh, who played for Michigan from 2007-2010, was the guest speaker at an event that was part of a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Ezeh spoke about how his experiences with the Wolverines related to life.

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ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan. 18

Boys basketball CC-Crystal 65, Beal City 52: The Eagles made up a game that was postponed Jan. 6 due to weather, beating the Aggies Saturday night. Aaron Haines led CC-Crystal with 13, Garret Tabor added 12 and Rhett Pringle added 10 for the Eagles. Record: 5-3. Next game: at home agianst Highland Park Academy Tuesday [...]

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Greenville winter district draws announced

The high school basketball seasons for both boys and girls have yet to reach the midway point of their schedules. As for wrestlers, they are just three weeks away from the team district tournaments. On Tuesday, Greenville High School released the district tournament pairings for wrestling, girls basketball and boys basketball teams.

Greenville’s Stephen Hilliker, right, has the leg of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern’s Ryan Roth during the 112-pound match. Hilliker won 9-1.

Greenville hands FH Eastern first league loss

Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern’s wrestling team may be young, but they were able to win their first two O-K Bronze matches. That winning streak ended at the hands of Greenville, who won 67-9 over the Hawks.

Greenville junior Kyle O’Connor drives in for a layup during the third quarter of Tuesday’s 56-46 win over West Catholic.

Greenville boys defeat West Catholic 56-46

The Greenville Yellow Jackets’ win on Tuesday night was unlike any of its previous four this season. The Yellow Jackets won their first four games of the season in convincing fashion by an average of 25 points, while averaging 87 points per game. A two-game losing streak followed in which the Yellow Jackets were dominated in the same fashion.

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ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Tuesday, Jan. 14

Belding 45, Sparta 32: The Redskins overcame a five-point third quarter to beat the Spartans in an O-K Blue Conference matchup Tuesday night. Nick Price led Belding with 12 points and Garrett Strotheide and Kole Hart added 10 each…

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ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Monday, Jan. 13

Montabella 45, Ithaca 30: The Mustangs outscored the Yellowjackets 30-11 in the second half to pull off the nonconference win on Monday. Sarah Miller led the Mustangs with 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds…

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ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan. 11

Greenville wins Parma Western Invite: The Yellow Jackets were winners at the Parma Western Invitational Saturday, going 4-0 in beating Lake Odessa Lakewood 50-16, Quincey 71-3, the host Panthers 46-24 and Clinton 78-6

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SPORTS GALORE: HOF voting overlooks the game

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were selected on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The trio will join managers Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre in the Class of 2014. The six of them will be joining legendary names like Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax and Willie Mays.