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Greenville sophomore Alec Ward (130 pounds) tries to push back Tecumseh’s Joe Butler during Friday’s Division 2 state quarterfinal at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. The Yellow Jackets lost 30-29 to Tecumseh. — Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tecumseh ends Greenville’s wrestling season

The match between the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Tecumseh Indians was expected to be as close as they get. The match didn’t disappoint. Tecumseh earned a major decision in the final match of the night to earn a 30-29 victory over the Greenville Yellow Jackets at the Division 2 state wrestling quarterfinals at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Friday night.

Julie Stafford

JULIE STAFFORD: Striving for superhero status

As a single mom, I want to be a superhero for my kids. I want to be able to carve out special time like we used to have before I started working full time. I want to have the patience when I walk through the door to listen to stories about their day and worries that they have and details about their plans for the weekend.

Attorney Michelle Lyons, standing, argues a motion involving her client, Erik Kulkowski at left, as Michelle Kulkowski and her attorney, Lori Shearer, listen Thursday in 8th Judicial Circuit Court. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Judge considers motions leading up to Stanton child abuse trial

A husband and wife were in court Thursday regarding an upcoming trial to determine whether they are guilty of “hog-tying and beating” their 10-year-old son. Erik Kulkoski, 35, and Michelle Kulkoski, 39, of Stanton, are each charged with first- and second-degree child abuse.


Montcalm Community College gets site plan approval

Montcalm Community College (MCC) is able to move forward with its expansion of the Greenville campus.

During Thursday night’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, the commission approved MCC’s final site plan and a land use permit under certain conditions.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 24, 2011

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Carson City-Crystal’s Mackenzie Geister (34) and Allison Seals (2) battle with Fowler’s Rebecca Thelen (15) for a rebound during Thursday night’s game.

Eagles beat Fowler for share of CMAC

For the first and last time in Carson City-Crystal’s girls basketball history, the Eagles are co-champions of the Central Michigan Athletic Conference.
The Eagles beat the Fowler Eagles 38-21 without the services of Sara Schneider, who didn’t play until there was less than a minute left. Even then she just held the ball and ran out the clock with the student section chanting her name.

Students in the Belding Symphony Orchestra are seen playing new tubas and euphoniums purchased for the band during a rehearsal Thursday afternoon at Belding High School. (Daily News/Cory Smith)

VIDEO: Belding Symphonic Band playing with a new shine

When Belding High School junior Cody Van Buren was able to pick out one of four brand new baritone horns to play in the Belding High School Symphonic Band, he looked at the situation with a new sense of pride.


GHS reaches state finals for 3rd straight year

The Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling team is becoming quite familiar with Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek.
The Yellow Jackets will wrestle at Kellogg Arena tonight in the Division 2 team state finals for the third consecutive season and fourth time in five years. They were state champions in 2008.


JIM STOCKTON: Round and round, the same old tunes

I woke up thinking about the one that got away. Everybody does. I grieve not of a fish, though. My piscatorial IQ leaves something to be desired. I speak of an inspiration, a burst of clarity the came in the night, a mystic comprehension that reconciled and unified all the contradictions of everyday life. There I lay in the glow of ultimate enlightenment! Then it was gone. As fleeting as quantum and as elusive as a quark, it fled into the mists of slumber. Could I remember, I would share it in grandeur, pearlescently ecstatic and exit in a crescendo of bluegill feathers!

Albion senior and Greenville graduate Patty Rewa goes up for a layup during a game this season. Rewa is averaging 16.4 points and 10 rebounds per game.

Greenville graduate dominating at Albion

Greenville High School graduate Patty Rewa has spent the past four years making a name for herself on the Albion College basketball team.
The 2008 graduate was recently named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) women’s basketball player of the week for two consecutive weeks.