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MATTAWAN — The postseason was short one for the Three Rivers wrestling team. Pete Bachinski’s Wildcats, who finish 7-18 in dual meets, fell to host Mattawan in the Division 2 team district semifinals Wednesday 65-9. However, there were several encouraging performances by younger wrestlers that...
BRONSON — The Mendon wrestling team saw its season come to an end in Wednesday’s Division 4 team districts with a loss to host Bronson 41-26. “We knew we had to have everything go our way to win tonight. Bronson had a couple guys back in their lineup they didn’t have the first time we saw them,”...
PAW PAW — An 18-5 run by Three Rivers in the second quarter changed the momentum of the game and led the Lady Cats to a 46-36 girls' basketball win over host Paw Paw Tuesday. The cross-divisional win improves Three Rivers to 5-10 overall. Paw Paw falls to 8-8. Paw Paw jumped out to a 15-9 lead...
CONSTANTINE — Constantine’s boys’ basketball team outscored New Buffalo by four points in the second half, but fell short to the Bison 62-55 at home Tuesday. New Buffalo led Constantine 37-26 at halftime. Evan Herschbach had 13 points and three assists for Constantine. Dylan Shafer had 12 points...
MATTAWAN — With the postseason officially arriving, area wrestlers must dial it up a notch in hopes of extending their seasons. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s state tournament begins this week with district team and individual competition. In Division 2 team districts, Three...
WHITE PIGEON — White Pigeon’s boys’ basketball team finally broke into the win column with a 61-56 win at home over Climax-Scotts Tuesday.   “It was a great team win tonight. I am so proud of the boys. They played together and shared the ball,” said White Pigeon coach Jeff Baechler. Gavin Kopf...
White Pigeon’s Claycee West (12) drives around Megan Macomber (2) from Climax-Scotts in the first half. Climax-Scotts defeated White Pigeon 56-32. No further details on the game were available at press time.
HARRISON — The Glen Oaks Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both dropped road games on Saturday at Mid-Michigan Community College. Glen Oaks lost the men’s game 96-59. Stephon Matthews led Glen Oaks, now 0-16 overall and 0-10 Western Conference, with 22 points and eight rebounds...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers eighth-grade A girls’ basketball team lost its first game of the season Monday at home 20-19 to Plainwell. Kali Heivilin led the Lady Cats, now 6-1, with eight points. Natalie Barnes added five points, Clariana Thomas and Maddie Awe each scored two points, while...
Morrill claims 130 crown, Moore reigns at 215 OTSEGO — Two Three Rivers wrestlers claimed individual titles in Saturday’s Wolverine Conference Meet held at Otsego. Junior Chris Morrill earned his first-ever league title by claiming first in the 130-pound division. Also sitting atop of the podium...

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