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Lakeview’s Lauren Jaquays attempts to block a shot by Central Montcalm’s Hannah Christensen on Thursday evening at Central Montcalm High School.

Lakeview extends winning streak, defeats Central Montcalm

The Lakeview Wildcats girls basketball team keeps on winning. The Wildcats extended their winning streak to 16 games on Thursday with a 54-29 win at Central Montcalm. That was about the only thing coach Dave King was happy with.

Tri County’s Jayson Veneklasen wrestles against Grant’s Caleb Yates during Wednesday’s district finals. Tri County won 62-8.

Tri County tops Grant for wrestling district title

The Tri County Vikings were familiar with the Grant Tigers. The Lakes 8 Conference members has faced each other plenty this season. So it was a surprise when Tri County cruised through the Division 3 district championship match over rival Grant 62-8. The win was the Vikings second consecutive district title.

Lakeview’s Maddie Shurlow looks to make a pass through hands and defenders of Morley Stanwood during a game this season.

Lakeview girls win 13th straight

Lakeview’s girls basketball team continued their impressive roll Monday night. The Wildcats picked up their 13th straight win by beating the Chippewa Hills Warriors 52-31 in Remus.

Lakeview’s Sadie Massie drives to the basket during Thursday’s 61-41 win over Morley Stanwood at home. Massie finished with 11 points.

Lakeview extends winning streak with win

The Lakeview Wildcats lost its first two games of the season. One of those losses was to the Morley Stanwood Mohawks. Apparently, the Wildcats were tired of losing, because they have not done so since.

Lakeview’s Nolan Saxton goes for a pin during his semifinal match on Saturday at the Lakeview Invitational. Saxton went on to win the match and the 112-pound championship.

Tri County takes second place at Lakeview Invitational

Four area teams participated in Saturday’s individual wrestling format Lakeview Invitational. The Tri County Vikings placed second out of 15 teams with 157.5 points. Behind tournament winner Mason County Central’s 172.

Lakeview’s Myranda Lake (23) and Lexi Smythe (10) battle for a rebound surrounded by Central Montcalm players during the two teams’ game Monday night.

Lakeview girls control Central Montcalm

Two girls basketball teams going in opposite directions met at Cook Gymnasium Monday night. The result didn’t change the direction either team was going.

Lakeview’s Terry Grieser, right, tangles with Belding’s Michael Walker during the individual state finals last year at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Grieser is currently ranked No. 9 at 152 pounds in Division 3.

Lakeview rebounding on the wrestling mat

The Lakeview Wildcats are off to a good start through the first third of the wrestling season. After a rebuilding season a year ago, the Wildcats are coming out of winter break with a 14-5 record. Lakeview struggled to a 6-27 record last season.

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Lakeview, Central Montcalm football players earn CSAA honors

The football season is over for the Lakeview Wildcats and Central Montcalm Hornets. The Wildcats (7-3) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2006, but lost in the first round to Maple City Glen Lake. Central Montcalm did not qualify for the postseason and finished 4-5 overall.

The Belding Redskins defense lines up against Comstock Park during the regular season. The Redskins travel to Spring Lake for the first round of the MHSAA playoffs and could face O-K Blue rival Comstock Park in the second round.

Three area teams qualify for football playoffs

The 2013 Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) football playoffs begin on Friday night. On Sunday, the 256-team field was announced live on Fox Sports Detroit. This year, three area teams qualified for the postseason and will continue their seasons.

Lakeview quarterback Nate Shurlow splits through two Hesperia defenders during a 52-6 homecoming win this season. The Wildcats are 6-2 overall.

Lakeview excited about playoff berth

A year ago, the Lakeview Wildcats fell one win shy of an automatic berth into the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) football playoffs. With one week remaining this season, the Wildcats won’t have to worry about their week nine result in the same manner. With last weeks 42-8 win at home against White Cloud, the Wildcats earned their sixth win of the season and with that the coveted automatic berth into the playoffs.