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PORTAGE — Portage Northern handed the Three Rivers varsity boys’ basketball team its first loss, 64-57, at the Igloo Thursday night. Three Rivers, now 2-1 overall, took a 12-9 lead into the second quarter. Northern outscored Three Rivers by three in the second period to force a 27-27 deadlock at...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville’s boys’ basketball team had too many weapons for visiting Constantine as the host Bulldogs posted a convincing 67-43 non-conference win. “We shot the ball well tonight and played defense with the intensity required to control the game,” said Centreville coach Mike Hunter...
THREE RIVERS — Growing pains. With a roster dominated by youth, Jason Bingaman understands his Three Rivers girls’ basketball team is going to experience some frustration. Portage Northern exposed some of Three Rivers’ weaknesses in the Huskies’ 37-33 non-conference win over the Lady Cats at the...
MENDON — Mendon’s offense struggled in the middle two quarters and the Hornets eventually dropped a 46-42 boys’ basketball decision Wednesday at home against Galesburg-Augusta. The visiting Rams outscored the Hornets by a combined 25-15 in the second and third quarters. Galesburg-Augusta held a...
WHITE PIGEON — White Pigeon’s boys’ basketball team got outscored 18-9 in the fourth quarter and dropped a 51-40 decision at home Tuesday to Marcellus. Jeff Baechler’s Chiefs, now 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the BCS League, trailed their guests 16-12 after one quarter. White Pigeon found itself down 25...
CENTREVILLE — A big rebounding advantage and defensive performance carried Centreville’s girls’ basketball team to a 46-38 non-conference win over Union City at home Tuesday. Centreville, which improves to 6-1 overall with its sixth straight win, outrebounded Union City 40-27 and held the Lady...
The Three Rivers school board recognized the varsity volleyball team, which received all-state academic honors, and those who received individual academic all-state honors, during the board’s meeting Monday, Dec. 19. Members of the team, pictured with school board president Pete Bennett and high...
MARQUETTE — Constantine’s wrestling team traveled to the Upper Peninsula Saturday to compete in the prestigious Marquette Challenge. Both Devyn Begley (7-3) and teammate Zach Harrison (130) earned a sixth-place finish for the Falcons. Begley received a first-round bye before getting pinned by...
CASSOPOLIS — The Centreville varsity boys’ basketball team dropped a 50-43 decision in BCS League Blue Division play at Cassopolis on Friday. “We played our game plan,” said Centreville coach Mike Hunter. “We switched our defenses and were able to break their press, but didn’t hit shots when we...
MENDON — Mendon’s boys’ basketball team picked up its initial win of the season with a 57-38 victory at home over White Pigeon Friday. Mendon, now 1-3 overall, jumped out to a 17-11 lead after one quarter, expanded its lead to 32-19 entering halftime and to 42-29 after three periods. Hunter paced...

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