Sports

Emily Waldon

THE REVIEW: Signing Scherzer a must

While purists may cringe at the thought, it’s undeniable that the game of baseball has become a business.

In the 1950s, you could walk into Yankee Stadium and purchase a ticket ranging from 75 cents for bleacher seats up to $10 for box seats.

Lakeview’s Garrett Cavendish beats the throw to second during Tuesday nights game against the Big Rapids Cardinals. Big Rapids won both games of Tuesday’s doubleheader. - Kyle Wilson

Big Rapids sweeps Lakeview on the diamond

Missed opportunities cost the Lakeview Wildcats baseball team a win. Trailing early, the Wildcats battled back to take the lead against the Big Rapids Cardinals only to give the lead and the game away the next inning in a 9-8 loss at home on Tuesday night.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, May 19

Central takes two from CCC: The Green Hornets won a pair of games from the Eagles Monday by scores of 10-4 and 14-3. Saydee Rowland gave up seven hits, walking three and striking out two in the win for Central…

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SPORTS GALORE: Tigers on the run

There is no denying the Detroit Tigers are a vastly different team than they have been the past few seasons. Besides less beef in the lineup and less smoke in the locker room, the key indicator could be the team’s 35 stolen bases in 36 games. For comparison, the Tigers stole 35 bases all of last season.

Lakeview senior Maddie Shurlow sends a pass downfield during Wednesday’s home match against Big Rapids Crossroads. Shurlow scored twice including the game-winner on a penalty kick late in the second half.

Lakeview wins with late penalty kick, 6-5

Goals have been hard to come by this season for the Lakeview Wildcats girls soccer team. At least that was the case prior to Wednesday’s match at home against Big Rapids Crossroads, which saw the Wildcats score six goals, the last on a penalty kick, to defeat the Cougars 6-5 on a chilly, rainy afternoon.

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Chippewa Hills sweeps CSAA track meet

The Chippewa Hills Warriors track teams took home both the boys and girls CSAA Conference meet titles on Tuesday at Newaygo. On the boys side, the Warriors edged out Reed City 112-109.5. As for the girls, the Warriors ran away with the title with 246 points. White Cloud was second with 85.5.

Lakeview’s Justice Rummel delivers a pitch during the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Central Montcalm. The Hornets rallied for a 7-3 win.

Central Montcalm softball sweeps rival Lakeview

The Central Montcalm Hornets picked up a couple of Central State Activities Association games on Tuesday. The Hornets had to rally in game one for a 7-3 victory over rival Lakeview, while game two was a bit easier with a 16-1 four inning mercy.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, May 13

Lakeview takes two from CM: The Wildcats won both games of a CSAA doubleheader Tuesday over the Green Hornets by scores of 3-2 and 8-0. Jordan Stephens of Lakeview hit a two-RBI double to give the Wildcats the win…

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THE REVIEW: Detroit Lions fans thirsty for a Super Bowl

The slogan, “Patience is a virtue” is lived out on a daily basis in Allen Park and has become the lifeblood to the never-say-die faithful who stick with the Detroit Lions organization each season.

Since the franchise landed on the east side of Michigan in 1934, there has been little cause for celebration.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, May 10

CC-Crystal splits at tourney: The Eagles won one game and lost one at their own invitational Saturday. The win was over Fulton 6-2, as Jeremy Bigford struck out seven and allowed two hits…