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CHIP’S CLIPS: The bests and worsts of Super Bowl XLIX

Sunday’s Super Bowl was one of the rare times when the game was actually a game throughout. The 28-24 win by the New England Patriots over the Seattle Seahawks was close, which helped the game get an overnight television rating of 49.7, according to Nielsen Media Research

Greenville’s Kody Wilcox, in front, is about to be taken down by Wyoming High’s Nick Ramriez during the teams’ dual meet Jan. 21. - File photo

Greenville’s wrestling team preps for Wednesday, Friday

Greenville’s wrestling team will be quite busy this week. First is a quadrangular at Grand Rapids Northview on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets will face the host Wildcats and Sparta.

Greenville resident Lloyd Shelden was working hard to clear his sidewalk on Monday morning.

Winter snow squall blankets area

On Monday, Punxsutawney Phil clamored out of his hole to see his shadow, thus predicting six more weeks of winter. Those who live in West Michigan already had made that same prediction after the snow-filled weekend.

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JUST IN: Sheridan woman dies from gunshot wound to the head

A Sheridan woman has died one day after she sustained a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Montcalm County sheriff’s officers responded to a report of a shooting on Huck Drive near County Farm Road at 9:45 p.m. Monday.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan. 31

CC-Crystal third at Leslie: The Eagles scored 170 points at the Leslie Invitational Saturday, finishing behind winner Manchester (181) and second-place Springport (178)…

Belding’s Jesse Scheidel, left, goes for a pin against his opponent during the Lakeview Invitational on Jan. 24. On Saturday, Scheidel went undefeated to help the Redskins to a second place finish at the Montabella Invitational. - File photo

Belding wrestlers finish second at Montabella

Tournament time is nearly here for Michigan high school wrestling teams. While area wrestling teams are still looking for wins the final weekend of January, they are also fine tuning for the postseason. On Saturday, the Belding Redskins traveled to Montabella for a round-robin team tournament and placed second. Their only loss was to tournament champion Chippewa Hills 40-27.

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Funeral Notices for Feb. 3, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Greenville sophomore Paige Hallock goes up for a shot in the paint during the first half against Wyoming at home on Friday. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Wyoming takes command of O-K Bronze with win over Greenville

Both the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Wyoming Wolves girls basketball teams were conference champions in 2014. Now playing in the same league, the Wolves took command of the O-K Bronze with a 69-37 statement victory over the Yellow Jackets on Friday.

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Belding girls top Broncos’ McCarthy sisters

Belding’s girls basketball team didn’t disappoint the crowd that was at Fill The Gym night. The Redskins came away with their 10th win of the season Friday night, knocking off the Coopersville Broncos 48-31.

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ED GILBERT: Big cats, wild and dangerous

Yes, you can still hunt rabbits and squirrels, if you don’t mind the cold weather and snow, but there isn’t much more hunting one can do. But, if I can mention it, don’t go after some of those predators that are also out there hunting those critters.