High School

Belding’s Brendan Zuver, top in orange, leads Tri County’s John Newell, left, in a heat of the 100-meter dash.

Belding takes first, second in Lakeview track invitational

Belding’s track teams continued their dominance of the Lakeview Invitational Friday. The Redskins girls won the meet with 173-1/2 points, beating Evart’s 80-1/2 and Morley Stanwood’s 67.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 2

Greenville 14, Northview 6: Despite committing six errors the Yellow Jackets won the third game of the three-game series with the Wildcats Thursday. Lexii Canterbury went the distance, scattering eight hits, walking two and striking out six…


Wildcats finish third at Lakeview Invitational

The Lakeview Invitational was held on Saturday after being postponed on Thursday due to rain. Held at St. Ives Golf Course, the teams still needed to wait for a thin layer of snow to melt before the tournament could begin.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 15

Greenville fifth at own invite: The Yellow Jacket A team finished fifth out of 14 teams at the Greenville Invitational at the Links of Bowen Lake Monday when they carded a team score of 362…

Greenville’s Stankey Field, where the Yellow Jackets play baseball, shows some standing water in the infield and in foul territory after Tuesday’s rain.

Local sports teams having to work around bad weather

All the sports events scheduled for Monday and even Tuesday were canceled because of rain. With the exception of a few teams, most school teams have yet to take the field or the track to start the season.

Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber, right, tries to keep Logan Griffin of Erie Mason on the mat during Saturday’s Division 4 state final at 112 pounds. Dittenber lost 5-4 in four overtimes.

14 wrestlers place at individual state finals

Sometimes it’s just not meant to be. That may have been the case for Carson City-Crystal senior Kenneth Dittenber, who was in search of a third straight individual wrestling state title on Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber starts his Division 4 semifinal match against Sanford Meridian’s Joe Shuler with a handshake. Dittenber won by major decision 14-3 and will be trying for his third straight state title today.

Area wrestlers take center stage for individual titles at state finals

Brighter lights. Bigger arena. That is the setting called the Palace of Auburn Hills. This weekend, it’s not the Detroit Pistons on centerstage, but the best of the best in high school wrestling.


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Monday, Feb. 25

Central Montcalm 56, Holton 45: The Green Hornets picked up a CSAA win over the Red Devils on Monday night in a make-up game. Lane Ledford had 18 points and Scott Schalow scored 12 for Central…


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Wednesday, Feb. 20

Vestaburg 75, Big Rapids Crossroads Charter Academy 31: The Wolverines outscored Crossroads Charter 23-10 in the second quarter for a mercy-rule win Wednesday night. Dewayne McKinney had 26 points and 20 rebounds…


25 local wrestlers headed to state finals

There will be a little more than two dozen wrestlers from the area heading to the individual wrestling state finals after they qualified in the top four of their weight classes in the regional competitions Saturday. Leading the local schools was Carson City-Crystal, who had seven qualify for a trip to the Palace in Auburn Hills March 1-2.