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Reed City sweeps Tri County

Reed City sweeps Tri County

Coyotes pull away late for 62-50 victory HOWARD CITY — Reed City made it a 2-0 sweep over the Tri County Vikings this season. Andre Jones scored 18 points, while Chris Barton had 13 and Mykel Dillard had 11 to lead the Coyotes to a 62-50 Central State Activities Association (CSAA) Gold Division boys basketball […]

Sharp shootin’

Sharp shootin’

Morley Stanwood sink seven 3-pointers in 61-46 win over White Cloud BIG RAPIDS — Morley Stanwood senior Chase Huntey said him and his brother Nic Huntey practice shooting at least two hours a day.  The practice showed on Friday as the brothers sank six 3-pointers combined in a 61-46 win over visiting White Cloud. “We […]

Mohawks roll past Indians

Mohawks roll past Indians

Transition game key for Morley Stanwood in 66-19 win BIG RAPIDS — Morley Stanwood girls basketball coach Bob Raven said his team is at its best when it’s able to get out in transition.  The Mohawks were at their best on Friday as they defeated visiting White Cloud 66-19 in a Central State Activities Association […]

Offensive struggles hurt Baldwin

Offensive struggles hurt Baldwin

Panthers score just one point in second quarter of 38-23 loss to Walkerville BALDWIN — Struggles on offense were too much for the Baldwin girls basketball team to overcome in a 38-23 West Michigan D League loss to Walkerville Thursday night. The Panthers started out strong but were outscored 32-11 in the final three quarters. […]

Duo leads Cougars

Duo leads Cougars

Carlson, Larson combine for 33 points in 47-25 win over Onekema BIG RAPIDS — Crossroads Charter Academy coach J.J. Eads has been raving about senior Alyssa Larson and junior Miranda Carlson all season.  Larson and Carlson again showed why they are deserving of the praise on Thursday as the duo combined for 33 points in […]

Hixson among best in nation

Hixson among best in nation

Former Chippewa Hills Warrior earns NCAA top 10 accolade WASHINGTON — Grand Valley State University graduate and former Chippewa Hills Warrior, Kristen Hixson, was recognized as one of the top 10 athletes in all of college sports. Hixson, who graduated following the 2014 Grand Valley State University (GVSU) track and field season, was chosen out […]

Sports Briefs: Mohawks down Newago

Sports Briefs: Mohawks down Newago

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL Chippewa Hills 71, Houghton Lake 66 HOUGHTON LAKE — Hunter Conley led the Warriors with 22 points, while Austin Issette added 16 points. Mike Todd scored 14 points.  Chippewa Hills outscored the Bobcats 8-3 in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter. It improved to 4-6 overall and hosts Grant on Friday […]

Pine River rolls past Evart girls

Pine River rolls past Evart girls

Nelson leads Bucks to 68-23 victory LEROY — Kassy Nelson isn’t wasting any time going for another 1,000 points. The Pine River senior, who passed the 1,000-mark in her last game, scored 27 in Tuesday’s 68-23 victory over Evart. “I thought our defense was terrible in the first half and I thought our rebounding was […]

Offensive surge

Offensive surge

Warriors score season-high in 70-56 win over Houghton Lake REMUS — Chippewa Hills girls basketball coach Lenny Starck said his team has been working diligently in practice to get more open looks on the offensive end. That practice paid off on Tuesday as four Warriors scored in double digits to lead the team to a […]