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Tri County junior Dakota Greer earned his second consecutive state individual title, this year in the Division 3 119-pound class. He is this year's Daily News Wrestler of the Year.

Tri County’s Dakota Greer is The Daily News’ Wrestler of the Year

Tri County junior Dakota Greer won a state title this past winter, going 51-0 in the 119-pound division in Division 3 and was the only area wrestler to win an individual state title, which made him an easy choice for The Daily News Wrestler of the Year.

Terry Larsen, far right, huddles in with players from his Montabella girls basketball team at what would be his last game of his high school coaching career, against Leroy Pine River in a regional game March 7. The team lost but it was a memorable end of the season for Larsen, who guided his team to a district title, the team’s first since 2009. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Terry Larsen retires after 28 years of coaching Montabella basketball

  EDMORE — Terry Larsen dreamed of coaching basketball on a bigger stage than high school. But after taking a few years off to reflect, he realized he was already living his dream. After 28 years being involved in coaching, the 1971 Montabella graduate has decided to step down from his “dream job” as Montabella’s [...]

Carson City-Crystal's wrestling coach Kacy Datema’s most precious moments were during the season, watching a wrestler blossom into what he calls a hero. "“It happens to every kid every season. They become heroes,” he said. “They win a dual or help take us to another level. It’s the small victories where you see them improve or step up their games.” (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Carson City-Crystal’s Kacy Datema is The Daily News’ wrestling coach of the year

Daily News wrestling coach of the year Kacy Datema, of Carson City-Crystal, led his young Eagles team to a state team finals appearance, losing to New Lothrop by just one point. He also guided seven Eagles wrestlers to the state individual wrestling finals and coached freshman Jamison Ward and sophomore Braxton Seida to the individual state titles in their respective weight classes.

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Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards

Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards

Pete Wurm's Lakeview Wildcats had to make a number of changes to the starting lineup due to different things that came up. Still, Lakeview ended up 14-8 overall and in the Class C district final against Leroy Pine River, one of only two area teams that made it that far. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Pete Wurm is The Daily News’ boys basketball coach of the year

Lakeview boys basketball coach Pete Wurm had to work a little harder than he wanted to this season. The Wildcats had to make a number of changes to the starting lineup due to different things that came up. Still, Lakeview ended up 14-8 overall and in the Class C district final against Leroy Pine River, one of only two area teams that made it that far.

Wurm’s work made him The Daily News Boys Basketball Coach of the Year.

Carson City-Crystal's Kaleb Barrett averaged 19.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists per game and was 84.7 percent accurate at the free-throw line this year. He is The Daily News' boys basketball player of the year. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Carson City-Crystal’s Kaleb Barrett is Daily News’ boys basketball player of the year

  CARSON CITY — Kaleb Barrett was noticed by a lot of people. The Carson City-Crystal senior was awarded an honorable mention as an all-state player by the Associated Press on Monday. Today he’s being named The Daily News Player of the Year in boys basketball. Barrett averaged 19.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists per [...]

Members of Greenville City Council discuss a proposal to rezone commercial and industrial property on W. Coffren Street in Greenville to residential during the March 21 Greenville City Council meeting. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Coffren Street property, right-of-way rezoning approved in Greenville

A commercial piece of property that has sat vacant for decades may soon find new life in the residential market. During the March 21 meeting of the Greenville City Council, the council entertained two public hearings in regards to rezoning a plot of land bounded by Greenville West Drive, W. Coffren and Lincoln streets.

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Funeral Notices for March 27, 2017

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, March 27, 2017

Belding girls basketball coach Connor Hoke praised Hallee Breimayer's work ethic and all-around talent. "I couldn’t be any more proud of her. It is well deserved,” he said. “She meant a lot to our team.”

Belding’s Hallee Breimayer is Daily News’ girls basketball player of the year

“She was the best player on the floor on any team I’ve seen this entire year. She could play the one spot or fifth spot and dominate,” said first-year Belding girls basketball coach Connor Hoke about his senior scoring leader. “She’s one of the most versatile players I’ve seen all year.”

Despite missing some time due to an ankle injury, Hallee Breimayer pushed through the pain and continued to lead the team in several categories — 18.3 points per game, 6.7 rebounds per game, 5.2 assists per game and 1.3 steals per game.

First-year Carson City-Crystal girls basketball coach Tim Stout led his team to an 18-2 regular season record this year, which included a 16-game winning streak.

Carson City-Crystal’s Tim Stout is Daily News’ girls basketball coach of the year

Tim Stout knows exactly when his Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team turned the season around.

“It was the fifth game of the season, against a good Lansing Catholic team. We went down 15-2 quickly, and I called a timeout,” said the first-year Eagles coach. “I talked to the girls and I told them, we can go in two directions — accept being average or we can continue to be better every day.”

The words from Stout were like magic from Merlin’s wand, as his team not only came back and beat Lansing Catholic 49-33, but the Eagles would cruise to a 17-game winning streak, finishing the season 18-2.