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HOWARDSVILLE — Within minutes of Howardsville Christian School’s loss to Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian a year ago in the regional semifinals, Jason Jergens, a sophomore at the time, knew a brunt of the Eagles’ success in the 2019-20 boys’ basketball season would depend on him.   Jergens, the youngest...
Photo provided  Eric Frohriep signals a runner out a first base while working the infield in a game last season.
THREE RIVERS — During a normal spring, Steve Nygen would be on the diamond behind home plate calling balls and strikes or making the calls between the bases. Nygen, a retired firefighter from the city of Portage, has been a registered Michigan High  School Athletic Association official for 30...
Commercial-News/Scott Hassinger - The Michigan High School Athletic Association officially announced Friday that the remaining portion  of the winter sports postseason and the spring sports season have been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. Pictured are the Three Rivers High School  baseball field, track and high school tennis courts that will sit empty this spring.
EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association has canceled the remainder of the 2019-20 Winter and Spring sports seasons, in compliance with the Thursday (April 2) “state of disaster” directive by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer closing school buildings and moving education online for the...
Photo provided by Kalamazoo College Athletics - Tanner Blyly set school records for Kalamazoo College during the 2019-20 season. Blyly set a single-season assist record of 112 and holds the career assist record with 316.
KALAMAZOO — Without any scholarship offers after completing  his senior basketball season at Three Rivers High School in 2016, Tanner Blyly knew he would have to work his tail off to find his way onto a collegiate roster. That opportunity came Blyly’s way when he caught the eye of former Kalamazoo...
THREE RIVERS — It was a big chore for opponents to keep track of where Three Rivers’ Hadley Miller and Kali Heivilin were on the basketball court this season. The Lady Cats’ dynamic duo made a huge impact in all areas of the game to help Three Rivers to its best season since the 2011 Class B state...
Photo provided by Kimberly Moss - Kyle Bushee takes a shot on goal for the K-Wings in a game during the 2018-19 season at the Wings-Events Center.
KALAMAZOO — The 2019-20 season was to be the last for former Kalamazoo Wings defenseman Kyle Bushee.                                         The 35-year- old native of Otsego, Michigan, joined the K-Wings for the 2016-17 season and played for his hometown team for a total of three years...
HOWARDSVILLE — The BCS League recently selected All-Conference teams in boys’ basketball. In the BCS White Division, Jason Jergens from Howardsville Christian was named the Most Valuable Player and earned a spot on the All-Conference first team. Also selected to the first team for Howardsville...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Parents and players use the exercise equipment at Health Trac to complete their miles during the team’s fund-raising event.
THREE RIVER — Whether or not the Three Rivers softball team takes the field in 2020 remains to be seen, but the Lady Cats held a Run-A-Thon last month to raise money for the program.  The Lady Cat players, coaching staff and parents gathered at Three Rivers Health Trac on Sunday, Feb. 16 for a few...
CENTREVILLE — Three Glen Oaks Community College women’s basketball players have been honored by the Michigan Community College Athletic Association’s Western Conference for their performances during the 2019-20 season. Earning All-Conference honorable mention recognition from Glen Oaks were Briona...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville’s senior class have built a legacy the past four year that  could be a difficult one for future girls’ basketball teams at the school to duplicate. That group of Joanna Larsen, Olivia Deeds, Kenleigh West-Wing, Asia Pratel, Caitlyn Loker, Grace Edwards, Madison Schrader...

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