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Photo provided by Matt Stofer - Alexis Yelland has been hired as a full-time athletic trainer for Three Rivers Athletics. She will begin her duties on Monday, Aug. 17.
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Athletic Department has announced Alexis Yelland as the schools’ new head athletic trainer. This marks a change in direction with the partnership through the Bronson Athletic Training Network of a two-year Graduate Assistant position, Yelland will be a full-time...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon senior Gracie Russel sets the ball for a teammate in the 2019 Division 4 state girls volleyball championship match against Leland at the Battle Creek Kellogg Arena.
EAST LANSING —The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association today approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, adopting a plan to phase in competition for Fall sports in hopes of continuing to deter the spread of COVID-19...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Pictured is Constantine High School. Constantine, along with Marcellus and Sturgis, are three of the 150 MHSAA member schools receiving free Pixellot Production Units through a New NFHS Network Program.
EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Monday a new program that will enable its member schools that currently lack production capabilities to receive up to two free Pixellot automated production units for use in their primary sports venues. The program is being...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Pictured is former Three Rivers head football coach Scot Shaw holding up the Division 4 state title trophy in 2003 at the Pontiac Silverdome.
HREE RIVERS — While we wait for an official word on when exactly high school sports will resume, the Three Rivers Commercial-News decided to pick its Top 10 most successful athletic teams from Three Rivers High School since 1994. While every team is special in its own way, our Top 10 is based on...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Sophomore Elliott Weed from Three Rivers dives for a ball while practicing goalie saves between a pair of cones Tuesday evening.
THREE RIVERS — After a press release issued Friday by the Michigan High School Athletic Association, there’s encouraging signs that athletes will have a fall season. As everyone knows, information can change day-to-day, but the MHSAA announced they plan to kickoff the 202021 school year with the...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Autumn Major from Three Rivers competes in the Portage Invitational during her freshman season. The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced in a press release Friday that they plan to kick off the 2020-21 school year with fall sports as traditionally scheduled.
EAST LANSING – Michigan High School Athletic Association member schools will begin the 2020-21 school year playing Fall sports as traditionally scheduled, but with contingency concepts for potential interruptions due to the spread of COVID-19. The MHSAA Representative Council, the Association’s 19-...
ROCKFORD — Mark Wittenberg from Three Rivers recently excelled in two weekend travel baseball tournaments. Wittenberg, who plays for the B45 15U travel baseball team out of Galesburg, pitched for his team in last weekend’s Gameday Tournament held in Rockford last week. He was named game MVP....
Photo provided - Jerry Wright
THREE RIVERS — The 2020 Marcellus Wildcat Open raised funds for Wildcat Foundation July 11 at Pine View Golf Club. The Marcellus Wildcat Boosters sponsored the annual event fielding 38 two-person teams vying for prizes in five divisions filling Hemlock front and back. Joe Mater from the Marcellus...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Don Price
MARCELLUS — Marcellus is not unique when it comes to schools with a student enrollment of less than 215 trying to field a football program. With decreasing numbers of players in past seasons and smaller classes expected in the near future, Marcellus has decided to switch to 8-Man Football beginning...
Photo provided - St. Louis (Mo.) St. Mary’s High School’s Michael Danser shoots a free throw.
CENTREVILLE — Landing a pair of post players has been on the agenda of Glen Oaks Community College men’s basketball coach David Victor as he wraps up the recruiting process for the 2020-21 season. Victor was able to land one of the final pieces to the puzzle Monday when the Vikings signed Michael...

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