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SPORTS GALORE: Serious wrestlers wanted for intense training

Success as a wrestler doesn’t come by accident. Successful wrestlers, like most athletes, dedicate hours to perfecting their craft. Wrestling takes place during the winter sports season in Michigan, but it’s the spring and summer months that can elevate an average wrestler to an elite wrestler at the high school level.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 6

Montabella takes two: The Mustangs were double winners over Coleman Wednesday, winning 4-1 and 10-2 over the Comets in an MSAC matchup. In the first game Dan Cutler went the distance and allowed three hits and four walks while striking out nine. Colby Butler and Brady Burggren had two hits in the game…

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, May 4

Central Montcalm splits: The Hornets won the first game 2-0, but lost game two 3-1 at Cedar Springs on Monday. Brandon Braman earned the win in game one, allowing four hits with no walks and five strikeouts. Todd Switzer and Jake Ebels and two hits each, while Brody Shindorf and Braman had RBIs…

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, May 2

Montabella 0-3 at Shepherd: The Mustangs were outscored 38-5 in losing all three games at the Shepherd Invitational Saturday. The first game was a 13-3 loss to Newaygo in which the Lions scored 10 runs in the seventh inning…

Lakeview’s Laura Pachaly, in white, moves in for her second of three goals against Greenville at home on Friday. The Wildcats won 3-0. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Pachaly’s hat trick leads Lakeview by Greenville

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.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, May 1

Tri County drops Big Rapids twice: The Vikings beat the Cardinals in both ends of their CSAA-Gold doubleheader Friday, winning 8-0 and 4-3. Kyle Peterman went all seven innings in the opener and scattered six hits, striking out nine and walking one…

Greenville’s Danny Bohner putts for birdie on the first playoff hole (No. 1) of the Greenville Invitational at Brookside Golf Course. Bohner shot a 77 for the round. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Petoskey shoots 323 to win Greenville Invitational

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.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, April 28

Lakeview beats Kent City 10-7 twice: The Wildcats won both games of a doubleheader against the Eagles by identical 10-7 scores Tuesday night. Game one was won by Justice Rummel, who gave up 10 hits and four walks but struck out seven…

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THE REVIEW: A new chapter in Whitecaps baseball

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.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 27

Lakeview 9, Reed City 1: The Wildcats cruised at home against the Coyotes on Monday. Laura Pachaly had three goals and one assist. Rylee Nielsen added two goals, while Devin Wood, Tricia Becket, Jenna Tanner and Kenadee Cordray each scored once…