When you hear the words, “Pour then, winter, with your damp; storm and freeze outside. Drive your light flakes around in front of my closed windows,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Believe it or not, the writer wasn’t channeling a typical Michigan winter day.
Leaping into 33-degree water on a cold February afternoon takes the type of courage gladiators would find hard to muster. But the 130 participants of the 2015 Turk Lake Polar Plunge did not bat an eye as they plunged into the depths of Turk Lake on Saturday.
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Issues with snow removal was once again a topic of discussion at Lakeview Village Council’s regular meeting Monday evening.
Three area wrestling teams wrapped up the regular season on Saturday at the Central State Activities Association tournament at Tri County. In all, 14 wrestlers from Central Montcalm, Lakeview and Tri County placed in the top four. Tri County led the way with eight individual placers, while Lakeview and Central Montcalm each had three.
Carson City-Crystal coach Kacy Datema held back a few wrestlers from the Central Michigan Athletic Conference tournament Saturday at Fulton High School. Datema said if he hadn’t he may have won the conference title, as the Eagles finished second to Dansville in the tournament.
Greenville senior Kyle O’Connor needed to make just one of three free throws Friday night. Fouled shooting a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime, O’Connor stepped to the free throw line with the clock at zero and knocked down his first attempt to give the Yellow Jackets a 52-51 win over Forest Hills Northern in O-K Bronze play.
After winning just its second game of the season earlier in the week on the strength of a Ryne Dailey double-double, the Tri County boys basketball team turned it into a winning streak on Friday night by hitting the Dailey “Triple” for a 64-56 victory at Central Montcalm. Just days after the Tri County senior went for a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds in a 75-72 victory over Fremont, he stepped out beyond the 3-point line to spark Friday night’s victory over Central Montcalm.
Greenville 56, Forest Hills Northern 48: The Yellow Jackets got all but seven of their points from three players in beating the Huskies in an O-K Bronze Conference game Friday night. Peyton Mount led with 18, Landon Kemp had 17 and Paige Hallock had 14 for Greenville…
Sure, it’s an old Boy Scout motto, but it is as good today as it ever was. Those who go into the woods to hunt or hike, or those who venture onto the ice to fish, should be prepared.