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THREE RIVERS — Jason Williams enjoys working with youth and has always had a passion for the game of baseball. Those were the main two reason Williams applied for the position of Three Rivers High School’s varsity baseball coach last year when it became available after former coach Nick Hartman...
SCHOOLCRAFT — Longtime Schoolcraft head varsity boys basketball coach Randy Small was recently named Region 5 Coach of the Year by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. Small, who recently completed his 15th season as the Eagles’ head coach, guided Schoolcraft to an overall record of 21-0...
Submitted photo- Darcy Jones (left) and daughter Zoe and son Brody Jones lead a live video "body weight" workout recently from home in Constantine for Triple River CrossFit members.
THREE RIVERS – No gym? No problem. Well, maybe a problem. But not a problem that can’t be tackled. Triple River CrossFit was one of the many Michigan businesses that closed its doors to patrons March 16 and will keep them closed through at least April 30, per executive order of the Michigan...
CENTREVILLE — When the softball coaching position vacancy came about late last summer, the Glen Oaks Athletic Department was willing to wait for just the right applicant. Kevin Lewis proved to be the guy Glen Oaks was looking for to rebuild the Lady Vikings’ fortunes on the diamond. Lewis comes...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville High School senior softball players Caitlyn Loker and Austyn Payne will continue their academic and softball careers the next two years at Glen Oaks Community College. Loker and Payne officially signed with Glen Oaks in early December, 2019. Both Loker and Payne received a...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Sauganash Golf Club in Three Rivers located off Lutz Road is one of several area courses patiently waiting to open for the season once the COVID-19 crisis passes and the executive orders are lifted.
THREE RIVERS — Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order during the COVID-19 epidemic, golf courses in Michigan are closed. Although the Michigan Golf Alliance supports Whitmer’s “Stay at Home, Stay Safe” order, the ruling hasn’t gone without its share of criticism. While golf is an outdoor...
Submitted photo - Gracie iRussell, #6, s a four year starter at Catcher for Mendon. She is pound for pound the toughest kid I’ve ever coached. She has caught over 70 games in her career. She is the one our two captains this season and has great leadership skills. Last season she was voted the All District Catcher. Gracie has signed to play softball at Glen Oaks Community College next year. Her goals for the season were “to make All State” and “make a run at the Elite 8.
MENDON —  Last week’s official word from the Michigan High School Athletic Association that the 2020 spring sports season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, wasn’t a total shock to Steve Butler. But Butler, who co-coaches Mendon’s varsity softball team along with Mike Smith, had been...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Three Rivers varsity girls basketball coach Jason Bingaman addresses his Lady Cats from the sidelines in the Division 2 district quarterinfals game against host Buchanan at in March.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers varsity girls’ basketball coach Jason Bingaman has been named Division 2 Region 5 Coach of the Year by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. The award, which was announced on Friday, is made up of all schools in the following leagues” BCS League, Southwest 10...
KALAMAZOO — Kaley Smith has high expectations for herself and her Western Michigan University Lady Broncos teammates as they prepare for the upcoming 2020 womens’ volleyball season. The 5-foot-5 Smith, a former Division 4 all-stater at Mendon, is in the mix to take over as the Lady Broncos’...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville  High School senior football standout Ben Yoder recently signed a national letter of intent to play and attend college next fall at Trinity International. Trinity International University is an evangelical Christian university located in Deerfield, Ill. It consists of  an...

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