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New Greenville girls coach ready for hoops season

Monday was the first day high schools in Michigan could practice girls basketball. The Greenville Yellow Jackets didn’t waste any time in hitting the court. In college fashion, the Yellow Jackets held a midnight madness and began practice at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning.

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LETTER: Fighting Falcon museum thanks local scouts

The members of the Fighting Falcon Military Museum board would like to express their thanks to the boys of Cub Scout Pack 3134 and their leaders for the wonderful fall clean-up work they did at the museum on Nov. 5.

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Lakeview football ‘did well’ with new coach

There were a lot of unknowns when it came to Lakeview’s football team, especially with a new coach. The Wildcats finished 3-6 overall and 3-5 in the Central State Activities Association this season, which was good as far as the new coach, Guenther Mittelstaedt, was concerned.

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LETTER: Local committee thanks community

The Greenville High School Mystery Trip Committee for the class of 2012 would like to acknowledge the following fabulous sponsors who made our football concessions and T-shirt fundraising efforts profitable.

Belding’s Mindy Reminga, left, and Hannah Linebaugh block a shot for a point during game one of its regional semifinal match on Tuesday at Central Montcalm. Grant won 3-1.

Belding volleyball falls to Grant in regional semifinals

The Grant Tigers dominated with their serve and along net in a four game regional semifinal win over the Belding Redskins. The Redskins – district champs three of the last four years – found themselves down early in each game and lost 25-19, 15-25, 13-25, 15-25 on Tuesday night at Central Montcalm.

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Montabella’s Smith ‘really happy’ with state finish

Montabella sophomore Taylor Smith had a memorable trip to the state cross country finals in Brooklyn, Mich., on Saturday. Smith finished fifth among girls in Division 4 at Michigan International Speedway. Her time was 19:01.4.

Greenville’s Bailey Parmelee races toward the finish line of a meet earlier this season. Parmelee finished seventh at the Division 1 state final on Saturday.

Parmelee seventh at state XC meet

Bailey Parmelee has been really good in cross country all season long. On Saturday, the Greenville senior finished her career with a medal. Parmelee was seventh overall in Division 1 at the state cross country finals at Michigan International Speedway, coming in with a time of 18:10.1.

The Belding Redskins won their third district title in four years on Saturday. They defeated Chippewa Hills 25-12, 25-23, 17-25, 25-15 at Tri County.

Redskins top Chippewa Hills for district title, Grant next

The Belding Redskins won their third district title in four years on Saturday afternoon.

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GHS girls golf team cleans up postseason honors

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 Jeremy Quezada (62) and Drew Nemerth chase Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central's Gabriel Augustin during the first quarter of the teams' Division 7 playoff game Friday night.

Powerful Nouvel ends Montabella’s season

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.