Daily News’ All-Area teams, Sixth Woman of the Year and Honorable Mentions
Daily News All-Area wrestling awards
Tri County junior Dakota Greer won a state title this past winter, going 51-0 in the 119-pound division in Division 3 and was the only area wrestler to win an individual state title, which made him an easy choice for The Daily News Wrestler of the Year.
Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards
HOWARD CITY — Tri County’s competitive cheer team has garnered multiple awards from the Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan. Vikings coach Jennifer Laskey was named the coach of the year in Division 3 along with being named the District 18 coach of the year. “I honestly was sitting in New York City and happened [...]
VESTABURG — Vestaburg junior Noah Johnston was the Wolverines’ leader on the basketball court. He was recognized for that when he was named all- state honorable mention by The Associated Press. Johnston was proud of the honor. “I feel pretty good about it,” he said. “God is good and I couldn’t be here without him.” [...]
HAMILTON — Tri County’s girls basketball team had their season end Tuesday. The Vikings lost in semi-finals of the Class B regional tournament to Grand Rapids Catholic Central 55-32, ending their season at 15-8. The Cougars were ranked fourth in the state in Class B in the final Associated Press poll. Tri County co-coach Chris [...]
Two years ago, as a freshman, Dakota Greer was on top of the world, winning an individual state wrestling title. On Saturday evening, he relived that feeling, earning his second state individual title with a convincing 23-8 victory over Stuart Massa of Hemlock in the Division 3 119-point title match at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
GRAND RAPIDS — Tri County’s competitive cheer team went to the state finals for the third time in four years Saturday at the DeltaPlex. The Vikings weren’t able to score among the top teams, but they still set schools records in the process. The Vikings scored 748.58 points to take eighth place in the [...]
With each wrestler that walked onto the mats at the state individual wrestling finals, there is a story of hard work, dedication as well as triumph and heartbreak.