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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.

Central Montcalm’s Keagan James is brought down by two Lakeview defenders in the second quarter Friday evening. Lakeview won 46-26.

Lakeview defeats CSAA rival Central Montcalm

Lakeview’s quick start over Central Montcalm led to a big win Friday night. The Wildcats scored the five of the first six touchdowns of the game and cruised to a 46-26 win over the Green Hornets Friday.

Lakeview’s John Torres carries the ball for the Wildcats during Saturday’s 52-6 homecoming win over Hesperia. Torres rushed for 31 yards and intercepted a pass.

Lakeview football cruises to homecoming win over Hesperia

Lakeview’s offense was unstoppable, its was defense just as good. The combination of the Wildcats offense and defense led to a dominating 52-6 homecoming victory over CSAA rival Hesperia on Saturday afternoon at Kos Field.

Lakeview’s Jacob Tanis puts a shot on goal during Tuesday’s game at home against Tri County.

Lakeview holds on for win over Tri County

It didn’t take long for the Lakeview Wildcats soccer team to take control. Lakeview senior David Wheeler was able to knock in a goal just five minutes into the game against the Tri County Vikings on Tuesday evening in a nonleague 2-1 victory at home.

Lakeview sophomore Ryohei Mitsui looks to make a move by a Big Rapids defender during Tuesday’s game at home. Big Rapids scored twice late to win 2-0.

Big Rapids scores late, defeats Lakeview 2-0

For nearly 70 minutes, the Lakeview Wildcats and Big Rapids Cardinals battled to a scoreless tie. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Cardinals would score twice in an 8:42 time frame to earn a 2-0 CSAA road win Tuesday evening. The Cardinals (9-4-1, 4-0) are now in the drivers seat to win the league championship.

Lakeview senior Garrett Cavendish carries the ball during the first half of the Wildcats’ loss on Friday night.

Newaygo stuns Lakeview with late touchdown

For nearly 45 minutes, the Lakeview Wildcats were on its way to a season opening, third consecutive victory. If only, the final three minutes were different. With Lakeview punting from its own 39-yard line, the snap sailed high and punter Brandon Bisel could not corral the ball. The Newaygo Lions recovered on the Wildcats’ 25-yard line with just 3:16 remaining in the game.

Lakeview’s Nate Davis (11) and Newaygo’s Alexander Karrip (2) chase after the ball during the teams’ game Tuesday.

Lakeview scores four, beats Newaygo

Lakeview’s soccer team had been working on trying to get more offense going in their opponent’s zone. If their game against Newaygo was any indication, the message got through.