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.
The sale of the old Bloomer Township Hall has stalled for another month.
The township board late last year put the historic Sherman Street building up for bid and received two — Seven Sisters Quilt Shop bid $40,150 and the Carson City American Legion Post 380 bid $25,000.
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The Belding Redskins placed 11 wrestlers at the regular season-ending O-K Blue tournament at Comstock Park on Friday. Allendale — regular season dual champions — placed first with 189 points. Sparta was second with 162.5, Comstock Park third (153.5), Belding fourth (138.5), Coopersville fifth (41) and Grand Rapids West Catholic sixth (14 points).
The Greenville Yellow Jackets placed all 14 of its wrestlers en route to wining a third consecutive O-K Bronze wrestling championship on Friday night at Wyoming High School. Greenville scored 205 points to easily out-distance Northview’s 132. Cedar Springs was third with 130 points, while Wyoming finished fourth with 109, Forest Hills Eastern fifth (104.5) and Forest Hills Northern sixth (100).
The Washington Club began in 1866, when John and Eliza Ashley of Grattan Township invited several other couples to celebrate the birth of America’s premiere founding father.
The Ashleys would likely be surprised and pleased to learn the club is going strong 150 years later.
Growing up in Hubbardston and working on a dairy farm, David Osborne never imagined his career would veer too far away from the life on the pasture he had known since birth.
Twenty-seven years later of service in work as a corrections officer, Osborne has received the distinguished honor of Carson City Correctional Facility Officer of the Year.