The Belding Redskins won their third district title in four years on Saturday afternoon.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls golf team wrapped up an already successful season by taking home even more team and individual honors for its play in 2011. In 2011, the Yellow Jackets won the O-K White Conference for the 10th consecutive season, placed second at the Division 2 regionals and tied a school high with a third place finish at the Division 2 state finals in October.
Montabella’s football team found out how a two-time state champion operates. The Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central Panthers routed the Mustangs 62-6 Friday night in a Division 7 district final game.
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles fought hard but still lost to Beal City in the volleyball district semifinal Thursday. Beal City – ranked fourth in Class C – swept the Eagles 25-11, 25-14, 25-15 in a match that was closer than the scores indicate.
The Montabella Mustangs volleyball team saw their season come to an end Thursday night. The Mustangs lost to the Ithaca Yellowjackets 25-15, 25-7, 25-11 in the Class C District No. 83 semifinal at Carson City-Crystal. After a quick start the Mustangs struggled most of the night.
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.
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 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.
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 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.