The Belding Redskins softball team is returning to the regional tournament after winning its sixth straight Division 2 district title on Saturday at home. The Redskins defeated the East Grand Rapids Pioneers in the semifinals 23-0 in three innings.
Kemp third, fourth at state: Greenville freshman Landon Kemp took a third and a fourth at the Division 1 state track finals Saturday. Kemp was third in the pole vault (12-0) and fourth in the long jump (17-9 ½). Kemp broke her own school pole vault record for the second time on Saturday. Her previous best was 11-8.
As a 14-year-old freshman, Betty Roger had little interest in school, work or even her home life. She was away from school more than she was there, skipping out and doing her own thing.
She was independent, but in all the wrong ways. She had no interest in listening to her parents and would leave her home life behind as often as she could, going out with friends and doing whatever she wanted.
But that was three years ago and Roger today barely even knows her old self.
After many years of hard work and unmatched determination, seven students are walking away from the Seiter Education Center ready to embark on the next phases of their lives.
Coming together from three high schools, the special education students earned their high school diplomas in front of friends, family, teachers and fellow students Friday afternoon.
Each year brings another birthday and each birthday marks another year of surviving cancer.
That’s the idea behind Relay for Life — counting birthdays.
Read funeral notices for Saturday, May 31, 2014.
As an 8-year-old boy, Craig Oldenburg can remember his trip to Camp Concordia; the cabins, the activities and even a few of the advisors.
Bryan Guernsey’s life to date has been one rife with hard knocks.
The journey from his birth — to a 15-year-old drug-using mother 17 years ago — to his graduation from Lakeview High School, has not been easy. But you’d be hard pressed to find a young man with a better attitude or stronger work ethic.
The Michigan High School Athletic Association baseball postseason tournament swings into high gear on Saturday. The tournament actually started on Tuesday with pre-districts and continues tomorrow with the district semifinals and finals. The state semifinals and finals will take place June 12-14 at Michigan State University.
A trio of Belding football players will be trying to bring wins to college football teams this fall. Neil McCully, Bobby Whorely and Chase Fairchild-Kenny all will be playing football in college, it was announced Wednesday.