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Tri County’s Taylor Prins, left, and Lakeview’s Morgan Schultz go after the ball during the teams’s CSAA soccer game Monday.

Tri County Vikings one win away from share of CSAA title

LAKEVIEW — Tri County’s girls soccer team is now one win away from no worse than a share of the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) title. The Vikings had no problems beating Lakeview Monday, winning 7-3 to go to 14-1 overall and 12-1 in the CSAA. The win pleased Vikings coach Vic Matulis. “We just [...]

Greenville freshman Sara Yob tries to move the ball past Lakeview’s Devin Wood during Friday’s game. Both players were praised for their work by both team's coaches.

Greenville, Lakeview soccer teams tussle to 2-2 tie

All that was needed was some dramatic instrumental music to go with the fast, physical and highly entertaining soccer match between Lakeview and Greenville, which the two teams ended up tying 2-2 Friday.

Tri County’s Andrew Houghton watches his putt on the 18th green during the CSAA jamboree Monday at Brookside Golf Course.

Lakeview 2nd at own CSAA jamboree

GOWEN — Lakeview’s boys golf team made a major step forward Monday. The Wildcats finished second at the Central State Activities Association jamboree Monday at Brookside Golf Course. Lakeview shot a 361, which trailed only Big Rapids’ 313. “I am very pleased with (Monday’s) performance,” Lakeview coach Brian Corwin said. “We had a tough round [...]

Lakeview’s Dan Jaquays, left, and Jeremiah Ropeleski, right, go over the final hurdle during the 110-meter hurdles event against White Cloud on Tuesday.

Lakeview opens CSAA-Silver track season with pair of wins

LAKEVIEW — Lakeview’s track teams got their conference season off to a good start Tuesday. The Wildcats were victorious with both genders of their track meet against White Cloud, with the boys winning 93-44 and the girls winning 73- 62. Lakeview’s coaches were happy with those results despite the cold, windy conditions the Wildcats and [...]

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By Ryan Schlehuber

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.

Coach Eric Nichols, far left, and his Greenville girls basketball team fought through several setbacks this fall but still managed to be in their league title contention and post a 14-7 overall record. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Greenville girls basketball team fights through a season full of setbacks

Eric Nichols and his Greenville girls basketball team saw a season of high expectations turn into a series of setbacks.

Despite not meeting their season goals, the Yellow Jackets showed true grit in weathering more challenges than they expected, said Nichols, who wrapped up his sixth season with Greenville with a 14-7 record.

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Daily News’ girls basketball All-Area teams

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Lakeview’s Jacob Cole fires a pitch during a game against Montabella last summer. (File photo)

Young Lakeview baseball team aims to earn district title after coming up short last year

The Lakeview baseball team may still be working on gelling as a whole, but every Wildcats player knows the potential the team possesses this year.

Though the Wildcats were 15-18 last year, the team was able to make it to the district finals before losing to Carson City-Crystal.

The Wildcats don’t have any doubts they can make it back there again.

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