The Lakeview Invitational was held on Saturday after being postponed on Thursday due to rain. Held at St. Ives Golf Course, the teams still needed to wait for a thin layer of snow to melt before the tournament could begin.
After weeks of rain and clouds, the sunshine finally made an appearance. It was perfect timing as the 6th annual Yellow Jacket Challenge took place at Greenville High School on Sunday.
Central, White Cloud split a pair: The Green Hornets won the first game of two with the Indians 6-4, but lost the second game 5-3 on Tuesday. Austin Edwards got the win in the opener with 12 strikeouts. Todd Switzer had three hits, while Edwards and Jake Ebels added two more…
It wasn’t ideal, but at least they were playing. The Belding Redskins and Lakeview Wildcats softball teams took to the field for the first time, literally, on Monday night at Demorest Field.
Lakeview’s baseball team finally got outside to play a game Monday. They wish the rain would have come sooner than it did. The Wildcats were beat by Belding 4-0 in a six-inning game, getting no-hit by Redskin pitcher Tyler Strevel.
All the sports events scheduled for Monday and even Tuesday were canceled because of rain. With the exception of a few teams, most school teams have yet to take the field or the track to start the season.
Jake Stewart had a pretty good debut in professional baseball Thursday night. The ninth-round pick of the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 draft was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lead the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 7-6 win over the Dayton Dragons in the Midwest League season opener.
Things will be changing for Lakeview sports next season. Lakeview will be dropping to Class C for basketball and volleyball next season after reclassifications were announced by the Michigan High School Athletic Association March 20.
Lakeview Wildcats junior Shawn Lindsey was named to the All-CSAA boys basketball first team for his play this year. Lindsey leads three Wildcats on the postseason team, while one Central Montcalm Hornet earned honors, as well. Nate Shurlow was named to the second team and John Torres an honorable mention for the Wildcats. Trevin Nemeth [...]
Todd Barton’s first season has Lakeview wrestling head coach didn’t go the way he wanted. The Wildcats were just 6-27 on the season and youth had a part to play in that, Barton said.