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Central Montcalm’s Brandon Braman delivers a pitch in game one of a doubleheader against Carson City-Crystal on Monday. The Hornets won the game 2-1 and went on to win game two 11-0. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Central Montcalm edges CC-Crystal in pitchers duel

Strong pitching and defense in baseball should be good enough for a team to win more times than not. On an extremely windy Monday afternoon, both the Central Montcalm Hornets and Carson City-Crystal Eagles displayed strong pitching and defense. One team, though, had to lose.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, May 18

Vestaburg splits with Farwell: The Wolverines were on the road Monday and came away with one win and one loss. Game one went to Farwell, 15-5. Tyler McGarvey took the loss. Mitch Sellers, Alex Steed and Jaren Smith each had two hits. Vestaburg won game two, 6-5…

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34 area athletes qualify for track state finals

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) track and field regional meets were good to area athletes on Friday and Saturday. In all, 34 athletes from area schools qualified in their respective divisions for the MHSAA state finals on May 30.

Greenville’s Reece Burden delivers a pitch during the Belding Invitational against the Redskins Saturday. The Yellow Jackets defeated the Redskins 3-0. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Greenville wins Belding baseball invitational

Greenville’s baseball team was almost perfect Saturday. The Yellow Jackets won both of their games at the Belding Invitational Saturday, winning without giving up a single run.

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ED GILBERT: Support your fishin’ sheriff

I was fishing one of my favorites spots this past week when a sheriff’s patrol car pulled up nearby and an officer stepped up to ask if I had a license. They can do that, you know. It doesn’t always have to be a conservation officer that asks a fisherman for his license.

Lakeview’s Jordan Hart, right, kicks the ball away as Tri County’s Savannah Wilson closes in during the teams’ game Friday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Tri County beats Lakeview in soccer

Both Lakeview’s and Tri County’s girls soccer coaches said the same thing after their teams played each other Friday. They both said it was a good game.

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Thomas wrestling camp set for June

Former University of Michigan wrestler and Greenville High School graduate Jordan Thomas will again host a wrestling camp this summer. This will be Thomas’ fourth camp, which is held in the Greenville High School wrestling loft.

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Greenville superintendent is finalist for Ottawa ISD position

Unbeknownst to most who dwell in Greenville, there has been an epic battle unfolding during the past couple of weeks. Albeit, that battle is being fought in suits and ties, with politely folded hands atop hardwood tables, in a board room.

Author and former Greenville resident Susan Lovell will be in town Wednesday at Robbins Book List to sign copies of her new book, “Behold a Rainbow.”

Greenville native pens sequel to ‘The Sandpiper’

Fans of Susan Lovell’s novel, “The Sandpiper,” will finally get the closure they’ve been longing for with her latest offering, “Behold a Rainbow.” Lovell will be in town from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robbins Book List to sign copies and discuss the book with readers.

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Funeral Notices for May 19, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, May 19, 2015