With just seconds on the clock in overtime, Sophia Sanfillippo faded from the paint, released her shot and found nothing but the bottom of the net. That shot, which created a scrum of white jerseys at mid court, gave the Forest Hills Central a thrilling 65-63 overtime victory in the Class A district semifinals over the Greenville Yellow Jackets on Wednesday night.
Belding’s girls basketball team held Central Montcalm from getting a lot of shots to go in. As a result, the Redskins are moving on to the Class B district final they are hosting.
It was a showcase between two of the area’s best basketball players in a head-to-head battle on the court. While Carson City-Crystal’s Grant Gage and Central Montcalm’s Lane Ledford put on a great show — combining for 36 points — it was Kyler Simmon and Kolton Kavanagh hitting shot after shot to help the Eagles fend off the Hornets in a 59-51 win at home on Tuesday.
Residents rang in a joyous New Year over the weekend at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center. The Chinese New Year, that is. Although the official Chinese New Year was Feb. 19, the Chinese Immersion Program students and staff at Walnut Hills Elementary School presented “Year of the Sheep: Chinese New Year Gala” last Saturday.
For 65 years, Jack and Letty Scott did almost everything together. They raised a son, Dan. They raised the children of Letty’s sister, Betty, following her untimely death in 1974.
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Two Greenville businesses are planning on expanding in the near future.
Spectrum Health United Hospital and the Mobil gas station at Clay and Washington streets have submitted site plans and applications for expansion of facilities. However, both expansions are raising some zoning concerns for the Greenville Planning Commission.
During Tuesday’s Belding City Council meeting in which there was no official city business to conduct, Belding Museum Board member Bruce Feuerstein delivered the annual report on the status of the museum.
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During Tuesday’s night meeting, the Greenville City Council raised transit fares and, subsequently, the drivers’ wages for the city’s transportation system.