The Lakeview Wildcats girls soccer team couldn’t have asked for a better start. Lakeview scored twice in the opening 1:54 to jump all over the Greenville Yellow Jackets en route to a 3-0 shut out win at home.
Every four years, O-K Conference member schools vote for realignment. Some years, the vote is quick and easy and others not so much. This year’s vote went quick and was passed by member school athletic directors and principals easily. Last week, athletic directors voted 40-8 in favor of the realignment proposal and school principals voted 40-8 in favor, as well, on Wednesday. To pass, 32 yes votes were needed.
The day started cold, but with an abundance of sunshine, the day finished warm. Three golfers, though, were hot all day long at the annual Greenville Invitational at Brookside Golf Course on Thursday.
Tri County 8, Godwin Heights 7: The Vikings got a pair of runs in the fifth inning to take the lead, then held on to win their non-conference match against the Wolverines on Thursday night. Colton Harris pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief and got the win, giving up two hits and a walk while striking out five…
Kyle Swindell runs multiple events for the Greenville Yellow Jackets boys track team. The 400-meter dash, though, is his favorite and the focus of his final season in purple and gold.
For West Michigan Whitecaps head coach Andrew Graham, transition is an inevitable piece to the puzzle. The former minor league catcher wrapped up a strong showing in his first year as the face of the Detroit Tigers single-A organization, including guiding his team to a first-half Midwest League Division championship, qualifying for a visit to the playoffs for the first time since 2010 and finishing 82-58 on the year.
The weather finally cooperated for the Greenville Yellow Jackets track teams. Competing for the first time in 10 days, the Yellow Jackets’ girls team defeated Cedar Springs 70-67, while the Red Hawks’ boys defeated Greenville 74-63 at Yellow Jacket Stadium on Monday.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets golf team dominated the Lakeview Invitational. Greenville’s four golfers finished first through fourth, while the Yellow Jackets shot 340 to win the invitational over Kent City’s 391 at Brookside Golf Course on Saturday.
CC-Crystal, Sacred Heart split: The Eagles and Irish made up their doubleheader that was postponed from Tuesday, with Sacred Heart winning the first game 4-0 and CC-Crystal winning the second 3-2…
Greenville’s softball team had to deal with cold and wind, despite the school’s best attempts to shield them from it. The Yellow Jackets were initially bothered by Thursday’s cold in the first game of their doubleheader with Grand Rapids Northview enough to lose the first game 13-6, but they rebounded to win the second game 5-2.