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Howardsville Christian School senior Jordan Rose gets ready to send yet another free throw through the hoop during the school’s annual Hoop Shoot fundraiser for its athletic department. Rose sank 23 of his 25 attempts. Students were pledged per successful shot or given a one-time donation; the goal...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers varsity boys’ basketball team had four players named to the All-Wolverine Conference team. Selected for the Wildcats were senior forward Carson Charvat, senior postplayer Eric Johnson, junior center Tirrell Hausmanis and sophomore guard Jalen Heivilin. All four...
The Three Rivers varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both won Class B district championships in the 2016-17 season. Both teams lost in the regional semifinals. Seated in front are Izzy Taylor, Hadley Miller, Cara Smith, Libby Judsen, Morgan Schneider, varsity girls’ coach Jason Bingaman,...
CROSWELL — The Three Rivers High School Powerlifting team ended a successful season with a third-place finish in last Saturday’s state meet held at Croswell-Lexington High School. Three Rivers scored 40 points in the boys’ varsity meet. Lawton was state champion with 48 points and Croswell-...
PORTAGE — Schoolcraft girls’ basketball coach Doug Flynn gets enthusiastic when watching film and figuring out a way to beat the next opponent. When reviewing the clips for Tuesday’s Class C state quarterfinals game against Pewamo-Westphalia, the Lady Eagles’ mentor saw none. No. 6-ranked Pewamo-...
ALLEGAN — Three Rivers learned Monday that the Wayland boys’ basketball team is as good as advertised. No. 9-ranked Wayland used its quickness, depth, size and pressure to run past Three Rivers 67-44 in a Class B regional semifinal. Benton Harbor beat Battle Creek Harper Creek 58-44 in the other...
BANGOR — Schoolcraft’s basketball team got outscored 12-6 in overtime and dropped a 53-47 Class C regional game to Kalamazoo Christian Monday at Bangor. Kalamazoo Christian (17-7) moves on to face Quincy (19-4) in Thursday’s regional championship at 7 p.m. Schoolcraft (22-2) trailed Kalamazoo...
PORTAGE — Schoolcraft girls’ basketball coach Doug Flynn sees many similarities between his own team and its opponent in Tuesday’s Class C state quarterfinals. Schoolcraft (20-5) takes on Pewamo-Westphalia (22-2) at Portage Northern at 6:30 p.m. The winner advances to the state semifinals on...
MENDON — The Mendon varsity boys’ basketball team fell in the Class D district championship game Friday on its home floor to Marcellus 48-38. “I thought my guys battled hard for 32 minutes. We just came up short in the fourth quarter. I am really proud of the progress our team made all season...
VICKSBURG — Three Rivers’ boys’ basketball team dispelled the notion it’s difficult to beat a team three times in the same season. For three quarters Friday it appeared Edwardsburg would prove that statement to have credence. Edwardsburg (7-14) gave Three Rivers (14-7) all it could handle before...

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