Rob Putnam’s debut as the new Central Montcalm girls basketball coach didn’t go the way he would have liked. The Green Hornets were beat by the Carson City-Crystal Eagles 57-15 in the season opener for both teams.
Try asking a collegiate coach to display a hard copy of his job description and you are bound to be greeted with a healthy chuckle. Remove the designated photo ops of media day and you will come to discover that a coach’s role is far from simply being the figurehead of a collegiate franchise. Any of them will be the first to tell you that their responsibility goes much deeper than simply shouting instruction against the play clock.
The expectations continue to rise for the Central Montcalm boys basketball team. Following last year’s 9-12 record, with all five starters returning (six seniors overall) this year, the Hornets expect to see improvement.
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A Sheridan man sustained serious damage to his right hand after it got caught in a corn picker Tuesday afternoon.
Shirley Edwards said her grandson, Chad Edwards, 34, was harvesting corn on the family’s 80 acres at 6305 S. Holland Road when his hand got caught in the machine.
Montcalm County is one of the heaviest populated locations for veterans in Michigan, but also one of the lowest funded counties for veterans resources and medical care. Armed with that knowledge, along with the fact that suicide is the number one cause of death for members of the U.S. Armed Forces, local officials are creating a plan to make sure no solider gets left behind.
Come spring, Greenville West Drive bridge will be under construction. During the past year, HH Engineering, inspected the Greenville West Drive bridge, also known as Hillcrest Bridge, for the city of Greenville. The company determined the bridge is going to need some repairs on the expansion joints and some foundation work around the submerged parts of the support pillars.
A woman who was killed in a Thanksgiving Eve accident just north of Howard City has been identified.
Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident at the intersection of Almy and Federal roads at 5:49 p.m.
Legendary coach John Wooden once said, “Nothing will work unless you do.” To University of Michigan head softball coach Carol Hutchins, this has been a way of life since day one.
Carson City-Crystal’s football team didn’t go undefeated in the regular season this year like they did in 2013. But coach Devin Pringle will still take the 7-2 record the Eagles had.