STANTON — Central Montcalm’s volleyball season started out well enough. The Green Hornets won The Daily News Invitational Aug. 26 and looked like a team to beat. Shortly thereafter, coach John Johnson stepped down for what he said were personal reasons. Enter co-coaches Amy Tasker and Haley Dawe, who were working with the volleyball program [...]
This spring will be the last time Courtnee Nicholson will play for the Central Montcalm softball team; however, her career won’t be finished just yet.
The Green Hornets senior signed a letter of intent to attend Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and play softball for the Raiders.
With the Big Ten Conference (B1G) announcing it will schedule more games on Friday nights next year, one question remains: Will this really hurt high school football?
After the back-and-forth battle between Central Montcalm and Chippewa Hills in volleyball district semifinals Wednesday, the only thing left on the court were tears, sweat and, for one team, the “what could have been.”
The Chippewa Hills Warriors defeated the Green Hornets 25-21, 19-25, 27-25, 24-26 and 15-10, to advance to the districts finals, which is today at 6 p.m. against Belding at Redskins Arena.
Central Montcalm’s volleyball team got an easy win in the first match of its Class B district tournament.
The Green Hornets knocked off Shepherd, 25-20, 25-12, 25-16, Monday night in the Belding district second game.
During a World Powerlifting Association tournament in Portland, Oregon, both Joshua and Kaitlynn Naert, representing the state of Michigan and the American Powerlifting Association (APA), went up against competitors from 15 states and five foreign countries, where they dominated in all three of the powerlifting categories — squat, bench and deadlift — for their age groups, with Kaitlynn establishing three world records in the the 14-year-olds category.
STANTON — Central Montcalm held its annual Pre-Regional Invitational cross country meet Monday as a way for teams and runners to get ready for the regional runs Saturday.
The host Green Hornets, Lakeview and Vestaburg all brought some runners to the meet, along with Morley Stanwood, Reed City and Saranac.
With a berth in the postseason hanging in the balance, the Lakeview Wildcats needed every player focused.
Facing off against rival Central Montcalm Hornets, all records were thrown out the window Friday night, with every player from both teams motivated by pure passion.
But as it would turn out, the Wildcats (6-3) were simply too overpowering for the Hornets (1-8), dominating at the line of scrimmage, and running their way to a 35-0 shutout, clinching a spot in the playoffs in the process.
Tri County’s boys cross country team had something to be proud of Tuesday.
The Vikings ended up second behind Fremont in the Central State Activities Association (CSAA) Gold Division at the Championships they hosted, finishing with 99 points to the Packers’ 26.
It is said a team learns more about itself after a loss than a win. But when a team loses its coach suddenly, it is a lesson no one is prepared for.
When Jim Johnson abruptly stepped down as Central Montcalm volleyball coach at the beginning of the school year because, what the school administration said, was for “personal reasons,” it was a shock to the players.