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Greenville sophomore Leah Somerfield, left, reaches to hit the ball around two Rockford blockers during the opening round of the district tournament. Rockford won in three games.

Yellow Jackets battle, but fall to No. 2 Rams

After a slow start the Greenville Yellow Jackets volleyball team fought hard for the final two games. In the end, it wasn’t enough to defeat the No. 2 rated team in Class A. The Rockford Rams defeated Greenville in straight sets 25-10, 27-25, 25-18 in the opening round of the District No. 7 tournament on Tuesday at Rockford.

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Record deceiving, says CC-C coach

Carson City-Crystal’s football team didn’t have the season they were expecting this year.
The Eagles followed last year’s 3-6 record with a 1-8 slate this season, losing all but their last game of the season. The Eagles beat Potterville to salvage a win. But coach Jason Gray said the season was noteworthy.

Central Montcalm’s Paige Switzer, right, sends an attack that is partially blocked by Tri County’s Mackenzie Paulsen during Monday’s district game.

Hornets down Vikings in volleyball districts

Central Montcalm got its district title hopes off on the right foot Monday. The Green Hornets sent Tri County to the sidelines in the Class B district by beating the Vikings 25-12, 25-15, 25-12.

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Belding moves on at volleyball district

Belding’s volleyball team had one lull in its district volleyball match against Sparta Monday night, but one lull only. The rest was all Redskins, as they beat the Spartans 25-18, 20-25, 25-10, 25-18 in the first round of the Class B district tournament.

Tom Coverly, illusionist and motivational speaker, told Greenville High School students his life-changing story to convince them they don’t have to fall into the illusions of life. He told the students to be real and be themselves.

Motivational speaker: Don’t fall into the illusions of life

Tom Coverly uses his life story and illusions to motivate students to be themselves and not fall for life’s illusions. On Wednesday, Coverly gave a presentation at Greenville High School, where he used illusions and told his life-changing story to impact the students.

Lions Club volunteers help at last year’s food giveaway.

Edmore groups gearing up for 10,000-pound food giveaway

Hunger is no longer a foreign concern. Service group volunteers from the Edmore Lions Club and Christian Endeavor Youth Group recognize that people in the community are struggling to put food on the table. This is the second year these groups have joined forces to combat hunger.

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OUR VIEW: Crime doesn’t show we’ve lost our way

Desperate times call for desperate measures. For many people around us this year, those desperate measures result from bad decisions — measures that endanger the public and victimize scores of innocent people.

Daily News/Cory Smith Illustrator Tom Woodruff, who was the special guest at this year's Deaf Pride Day at Montcalm Community College, instructs students Friday on certain drawing techniques while giving a demonstration.

Students communicate through another silent language (art)

To most people, an hour-long lecture on how to draw illustrations may not sound very appealing, but for about 75 deaf and hard of hearing students Friday, it was an hour of learning to communicate through yet another silent language.

Courtesy photos Ionia High School student Jarrod Blundy played Taps as everyone reflected on the sacrifices of our men and women in the armed services.  The eagle on the wall was created by fourth grade students and donated to the Belding VFW post and another was donated to the Sheridan post.

Threshold Academy loves our veterans

Threshold Academy celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 11 to show its love and support to our Veterans.

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CM schools stuck with large classes

Central Montcalm Public School administrators aren’t happy with having more than 30 pupils in each second-grade classroom, but they say their hands are tied. Sheridan resident Jeremy Hopkins expressed his concerns about the situation in kindergarten, which also started the year with more than 30 pupils in each class, and second grade.