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Racers zoom around the course during the lawnmower races at Sno-motion on Saturday. — Daily News/Lonnie Allen

Weekend heat doesn’t slow racers at Sno-Motion event

The heat on Saturday didn’t keep snowmobile racing from going on north of Greenville. Sno-Motion at Nelson’s Speed Shop was packed with racing participants, spectators and vendors from all over the country. An event this size could not take place without the help of the many volunteers from the Michigan Snowmobile Association (MSA).

Central Montcalm’s Paige Switzer, right, attacks past the block of Greenville’s Rosalyn Wyse, left, and Leah Somerfield during the Daily News volleyball Invitational Saturday.

Greenville goes perfect to win DN Invitational

Greenville’s volleyball team was perfect enough to win the Daily News Volleyball Invitational Saturday at Central Montcalm High School. The Yellow Jackets didn’t lose a game to any of the six opponents they faced, including Central Montcalm in the finals, where they took the trophy with a 25-14, 25-20 win.

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 27, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Aug. 27, 2012

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OUR VIEW: Time to restructure Legislature’s calendar

Considerable time, energy and money is being spent by various narrowly-defined groups attempting to rewrite our state’s constitution. Their highly-financed and sometimes misleading campaigns threaten to paralyze future legislative reforms by locking their specific wishes into the constitution. Meanwhile, our full-time legislature is apparently proceeding with a part-time work schedule.

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6 months later, no charges issued in fatal Howard City accident

Sunday will mark six months ago that John Reniff died in a multi-vehicle accident in Howard City.

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Multiple classes eliminated at Vestaburg Community Schools

Vestaburg Community School students will not have the option of taking technology classes this autumn after the school board voted to eliminate multiple classes to help balance the budget.

Greenville varsity football players celebrate a 43-12 victory against the Belding Redskins Friday night — Daily News/Andy Kraft

Greenville pulls away in second half, defeats Belding 43-12

The Greenville Yellow Jackets couldn’t have asked for a better start in their new home, Legacy Field. Facing longtime rival Belding, the Yellow Jackets scored just 1:20 into the game on a six-yard touchdown run by running back Miguel Nieto. The score was set up by a bad Belding snap on a punt deep in the Redskins’ zone.

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Legacy Field opens to a packed house

There were tents, grills, food, music and more. That was just before the game. Fans from both Greenville and Belding arrived early and were ready for the annual rivalry between the two longtime rivals, with the buzz as big as a college football game.

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ROUNDUPS: Prep results from Friday, Aug. 24

Saugatuck 31, Montabella 20: The Mustangs fell to the Indians in the season-opener Friday. Quarterback Brady Burggren was 13-for-21 for 181 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions and ran six times for 45 yards…

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Defense pulls Lakeview to 24-8 win vs. Mohawks

The Lakeview Wildcats’ defense made sure the team got off on the right foot from the starting gate of the 2012 season, forcing six Morley Stanwood turnovers in a 24-8 win over the Mohawks Friday night, the Wildcat’s first game of the season. “I thought our defense did an outstanding job,” Lakeview coach Guenther Mittelstaedt said.