There is no denying the Detroit Tigers are a vastly different team than they have been the past few seasons. Besides less beef in the lineup and less smoke in the locker room, the key indicator could be the team’s 35 stolen bases in 36 games. For comparison, the Tigers stole 35 bases all of last season.
The Belding Redskins girls track team is in the midst of an incredibly successful two-year run. The Redskins followed up last year’s perfect O-K Blue season and conference championship with a second consecutive perfect dual season and track championship, the only two girls track titles in school history.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday afternoon crash on Waterwheel Road near West County Line Road, in which one person was injured.
Breylon Senn may have lost his battle, but his friends and family continue to wage a war against a rare genetic disease.
Senn died from a neurodegenerative form of mitochondrial disease in February 2013. He was only 4 years old.
Read funeral notices for Friday, May 16, 2014.
Goals have been hard to come by this season for the Lakeview Wildcats girls soccer team. At least that was the case prior to Wednesday’s match at home against Big Rapids Crossroads, which saw the Wildcats score six goals, the last on a penalty kick, to defeat the Cougars 6-5 on a chilly, rainy afternoon.
The Chippewa Hills Warriors track teams took home both the boys and girls CSAA Conference meet titles on Tuesday at Newaygo. On the boys side, the Warriors edged out Reed City 112-109.5. As for the girls, the Warriors ran away with the title with 246 points. White Cloud was second with 85.5.
The Greenville Department of Public Safety is investigating a bomb threat made at the Greenville Rite Aid store on Thursday afternoon.
Public Safety Director Mark Reiss said a caller phoned the store demanding five pre-paid credit cards, saying he would bomb the store if demands weren’t met. Reiss said the caller gave a time frame of receiving the credit card numbers and security codes on the back.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 15, 2014
An armed man who fled into the woods near the Greenville high school and middle school buildings this morning was apprehended after the ensuing chase led to a morning lockdown of Greenville Public Schools.