It was possible that five area football teams would make the playoffs, if the points fell just right. Of those five, four will have another game.
After a two year hiatus from coaching, former Tri County basketball coach Chad Gould is ready to get back into it.
Only this time, it will be with the Lakeview Wildcats.
When Gould, 44, a 1990 Tri County graduate, returned from a business trip in China, he was contacted by Lakeview Wildcats athletic director Caleb Martz, who offered him a chance to coach again.
Lakeview’s boys soccer season will continue for at least one more game.
The Wildcats got all four goals from senior David Larson and hung on against a second-half surge to beat the Comstock Park Panthers 4-3 Monday in the first round of the Division 3 soccer playoffs.
Steve Graphos, who was hired last spring as the Lakeview girls varsity basketball coach, resigned under the urging of the school’s Board of Education on Sept. 12, according to school documents requested by The Daily News via the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA).
Make it a season sweep for the Tri County boys soccer team over Lakeview.
The Vikings came from a 3-2 deficit to beat the Wildcats 4-3 Monday.
With three games left in the regular season, five local football teams have a chance to lock up a playoff spot.
It takes six wins to automatically qualify for the Michigan High School Athletics Association playoffs, although, if there aren’t enough teams with six or more wins, five-win teams can sneak in.
Coaches prefer to get that solid sixth win, and, as it stands now, Belding, Carson City-Crystal, Greenville, Lakeview and Vestaburg have a legitimate shot at earning an automatic bid to the post-season. Tri County can maybe sneak in if it wins its last three games, which would give the Vikings five wins.
LAKEVIEW — The first time this season Kent City and Lakeview met each other in soccer, it was Sept. 7. The Wildcats won 7-5.
The intimidation factor was on full tilt for Central Montcalm’s volleyball team in its match against Lakeview. The event took place Thursday afternoon in front of the school’s entire student body. Facing a boisterous crowd that filled the stands, the Green Hornets were able to overcome the intimidation to sneak away with a two-game sweep, winning 25-23 in each game.
Lakeview soccer team’s midfield defense disrupted the offensive flow of Reed City all game in a decisive 9-1 divisional victory Monday.
The Lakeview Wildcats (6-2 overall) took control of the game quickly against their Central State Activities Association opponent, almost scoring on a behind-the-back kick by junior Dan Steele four minutes into the game. The Wildcats would get on the board two minutes later with junior Nick Ruvalcaba’s goal with 34:58 remaining in the first half.
LAKEVIEW — Last year, Lakeview didn’t make it to bracket play at its own volleyball invitational. That changed this time around. The Wildcats won its Lakeview Invitational Saturday, beating Big Rapids in three games, 25- 22, 23- 25, 15-7 in the final to take the tournament. The win was a big one, according to coach [...]