Here are Daily News multimedia reporter Cory Smith’s highlights from Friday’s Belding-Greenville game.
Three deputies will lose their jobs and the positions of two recent retirees will not be filled as part of the likely scenario of Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office budget cuts. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners Finance & Personnel Committee continued to review the proposed 2012-2013 budget Monday.
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A fire that started in a nearby garage completely destroyed the uninsured home and three-story garage of Tohm Tyler at 10275 S. Cedar Lake Road in Fenwick on Saturday afternoon. According to Sheridan Community Fire Department Fire Chief Doug Lane, the house and garage fires were fully involved by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, around 2:59 p.m.
Greenville’s boys soccer team was too fast for Lakeview Monday. “They (Greenville) have a lot of speed and it showed on the scoreboard,” Lakeview coach Chris Smith said.
The St. Louis Spirits are champions of the Gratiot County Baseball League. The end of season league playoffs took place this past weekend with the semifinals on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday.
A family lost their dog in an afternoon fire on Monday.
Cowgirls and cowboys of all ages in Western shirts, boots and belt buckles as big as the Edmore water tower showcased their rodeo skills at the Super Kicker Rodeo at this weekend’s annual Potato Festival. Presented by main title sponsor Randall’s Old Mill, the rodeo stands were filled to capacity at Webb Field, formerly Montabella Community School’s football field.
The heat on Saturday didn’t keep snowmobile racing from going on north of Greenville. Sno-Motion at Nelson’s Speed Shop was packed with racing participants, spectators and vendors from all over the country. An event this size could not take place without the help of the many volunteers from the Michigan Snowmobile Association (MSA).
Greenville’s volleyball team was perfect enough to win the Daily News Volleyball Invitational Saturday at Central Montcalm High School. The Yellow Jackets didn’t lose a game to any of the six opponents they faced, including Central Montcalm in the finals, where they took the trophy with a 25-14, 25-20 win.