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Redskins’ boys place first in O-K Blue Jamboree

The Belding Redskins’ boys cross country team continued its outstanding season with a first place finish in Grand Rapids on Wednesday afternoon. The Redskins finished in first place with 37 points in the O-K Blue Jamboree hosted by Wyoming. Sparta was second with 65 points and followed by Coopersville 75, Allendale 90, GR Creston 105, Wyoming 154 and Comstock Park 180.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Oct. 3

Central Montcalm 3, Newaygo 0: The Green Hornets swept the Lions in the first CSAA game the two teams have ever played, winning 25-16, 25-19, 25-11…

Oakfiled Township Fire Department and the Michigan State Police Rockford Post responded the scene of a single-vehicle accident on M-57 between Morgan Mills and Lincoln Lake Roads in Oakfield Township. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Oakfield Township crash believed to be caused by medical condition

A man was taken to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids after crashing his vehicle on M-57. According to Kent County Central Dispatch, authorities were dispatched a little after 4 p.m., Wednesday for a single-vehicle accident on M-57 in between Morgan Mills and Lincoln Lake Roads in Oakfield Township.

The Flat River Dancers were the first performers of the night at the Greenville Expo and Taste of Home Talent Show. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville expo highlights new high school facility

Tuesday night marked another successful event for the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Greenville Expo and Taste of Home. The event was held at the Greenville High School to help showcase the new facility for those who do not get a chance to see it on a regular basis.

Smash Park, a disc golf course being built in memory of Cody Moore, will be located at Lightning Bend Park in Belding and will be installed in the spring. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding disc golf course is approved for Lightning Bend Park

Cody Moore is best remembered by his friends and family as an outdoorsman who loved working and playing in the surroundings of Mother Nature. A Belding High School graduate, landscaper and friend to many, Moore died unexpectedly on June 9 at the age of 25.

Judy Rogers’ ArtPrize entry “Love is …” was mostly repaired by Tuesday afternoon after it was vandalized on Monday. — Daily News/Darrin Clark

Gowen woman’s ArtPrize piece not completely fixable

A damaged ArtPrize piece does not represent what the theme of the piece was supposed to represent — “Love is …” Artist Judy Rogers, a Gowen resident and former Cedar Crest Elementary School teacher, said she returned to her ArtPrize entry located at the YMCA in Grand Rapids to find it surrounded by police on Monday night. A man had came out of the YMCA and apparently started pushing the piece until it broke.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 4, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Belding’s Hannah Linebaugh goes for a dig, while Rachel Hunt (10) and Stefanie Harig (8) get ready to continue the play. The Redskins defeated Grand Rapids Union at home on Wednesday.

Belding volleyball sweeps GR Union

Belding’s volleyball team looked like they had a harder time with Grand Rapids Union than coach Mikayla Linebaugh thought they did. The Redskins beat the Hawks 25-12, 25-27, 25-13 in a non-conference match Tuesday at the new Redskin Arena in a match that wasn’t as quickly paced as some other matches.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Oct. 2

FH Northern 3, Greenville 0: The Huskies topped the Yellow Jackets in O-K Bronze play on Tuesday night. Northern won 25-20, 25-20, 25-13…


MEETING IN BRIEF: Winfield Township Board

Read a brief report from the Sept. 13 Winfield Township Board meeting.