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Matt Tredenick is a 1983 CC-C graduate who was a football and wrestling stand-out for the Eagles.

Carson City-Crystal to induct 3 to Hall of Fame during Eagles football game Sept. 9

Three new members will be added to Carson City-Crystal’s Athletic Hall of Fame this year and will be inducted at the Sept. 9 home football game.

The new members are Mike Burns, Matt Tredenick and Maria Ingraham. They join the 2015 and 2014 class.

This year, CSAA-Gold Division rivals Tri County Vikings and Central Montcalm Green Hornets mirror one another in both team set-up and progress. Each team runs a spread offense and both are coming off season-opening losses last week and hope to earn a win against a division rival when they play at 7 p.m. Thursday at Central Montcalm. (File photo)

Vikings, Green Hornets mirror each other, face off in Thursday CSAA tilt

If there are two teams that mirror one another, as far as team comparisons and progress, it is the Tri County Vikings and the Central Montcalm Green Hornets football teams. Tri County plays at Central Montcalm at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Volunteer “grandma” Barb Rogers of Belding, left, sits with Lana Sanders, 4, to craft a birthday crown that Lana will wear at school when her birthday rolls around. Lana attends the new preschool program offered by Faith Community Christian School on the outskirts of Belding. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Faith Community Christian School now offers preschool program

Those looking for a faith-based option for pre-school children are in luck.

Faith Community Christian School, located at the corner of M-91 and Fisk Road on the outskirts of Belding, has opened up a preschool program this year in an effort to bring more children and parents into their building.

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 31, 2016

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Lakeview’s Mia McCrumb bumps the ball during the Daily News Invitational Aug. 20. (File photo)

Lakeview Wildcats prepare for Morley Stanwood

It’s early in the volleyball season, but Lakeview’s volleyball team has a big match Wednesday.

The Wildcats will host Morley Stanwood at Cook Gym Wednesday. The Mohawks have won a pair of state championships in Class C.

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Buffalo Bills cut Greenville grad Zimmer

Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer’s NFL plans are on hold.

Newly retired Belding Fire Captain Don Eady, right, works with John Hohl Jr. to fit Hohl’s son, John Hohl III, into his car seat during a car seat drive that Eady helped organize in 2012. (Daily News | Emilee Nielsen)

Belding fire captain retires after 37 years on the job

Don Eady has built a profession around running into burning buildings.

When Don was a boy, there was a fire in his own home. Flames gutted half the structure. Don recalls how each of the firefighters who responded seemed to care about him and his family, making multiple trips back in the home to save as many of their belongings as possible.

This experience that spurred Don into pursuing a career, leading to his hire at the Belding Fire Department when he was just 18 years old.

Where Everybody Belongs (WEB) leader Rylei Helder, 13, left, and Caleb Kamradt, 11, play a strategic straw game designed to start a conversation about strategies and how Belding students can strategize for success in their day-to-day lives. (Daily News | Emilee Nielsen)

New Belding program helps build student relationships

The Beatles sang, “I get by with a little help from my friends.”

That adage rings true for sixth grade students at Belding Middle School.

Of the 126 students who started their middle school education this week, 93 of them attended a Friday morning mentoring program. The program is titled Where Everybody Belongs (WEB) and is designed to open up relationships between the sixth grade students and eighth grade mentors.

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 30. 2016

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Dave Riches, who has been Belding varsity baseball assistant coach for the past six years, is now the team’s new head coach, taking over the position vacated by Michael Ostrander, who has taken over principal duties at Belding High School. (Courtesy photo)

Dave Riches upgrades from assistant to head coach for Belding varsity baseball

The new Belding varsity baseball manager is a familiar face to returning players. Dave Riches, a 1996 graduate of Belding High School, was named to the job last week, a position vacated by Michael Ostrander, who was recently hired to be a full-time principal for Belding High School.