Palm trees, bamboo mats, surf boards and hammocks set the scene for a reading at Montabella Elementary School. It is one of the many ways elementary schools are motivating pupils to get into reading during the month of March.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, March 6, 2012
It seems as if the Northview Wildcats have the number of the Greenville Yellow Jackets. For the second straight year the Wildcats ended the season of the Yellow Jackets. This year’s loss probably hurts a little more than last season, though.
For one half, both Montabella and Carson City-Crystal were having a close boys basketball game. Things changed in the second half and they changed for the Mustangs’ benefit.
It was a Valentine’s Day gift for some. Others are just getting ready for their first dance at their wedding. Still others are swinging away “just because it’s fun.” Whatever their reason for participating, about 25 couples have been flooding the floors of the Westphalia St. Joseph Parish Community Center each Wednesday night to brush up on their dancing skills.
This space has been dominated lately with great news coming out of our schools. And the trend continues this week with kudos to top performing orchestra and band students, state title winning wrestlers, and girls basketball district champs.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, March 5, 2012
The Flat River chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) is set to stage its annual Sporting Clays Fun Shoot on Saturday, March 10. The event will take place at the Flat River Conservation Club, located six miles north of Greenville on M-91 (Greenville Road). Shoot registration is 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., with 50-bird shoots scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The last starting time will be 10:45 a.m.
The Sparta Spartans girls basketball team started quick, but had to hold off the pesky Tri County Vikings. Sparta started the game with a 17-4 run in a 48-39 victory of the Spartans in the Class B No. 54 district final on Friday night. It was the first girls basketball district title in school history.
Two local women’s basketball players were given honors by the conferences their college plays in this week. Belding’s Taylor Johnson and Greenville’s Patty Rewa were given honors by the Mid-American Conference and Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Association, respectively.