Sports

Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Davon Bradley (0) from Glen Oaks gets ready to dish the ball off to a teammate on a fast break opportunity in a game against Jackson Community College.
CENTREVILLE — Davon Bradley isn’t the biggest guy on the basketball court. But the 5-foot-9, 133-pound point guard more than makes up for his size disadvantage with his toughness and quickness, along with his passing and scoring ability. Bradley spent the last two years polishing his game at Glen...
Photo provided by Glen Oaks Athletic Department - Davion Holloway, right, of Detroit Eastpointe HIgh School signed a nationall letter of intent Tuesday to play men's basketball at  Glen Oaks Community College.
CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College men’s basketball team signed a pair of standouts Tuesday from Detroit Eastpointe High School. Eastpointe senior teammates Davion Holloway and Cedric Poole officially signed their national letter of intent Tuesday with the Vikings. Holloway, a 5-foot-9...
Photo provided - Jerry Wright
THREE RIVERS — With all the controversy of the Coronavirus, the deterrent of extreme heat, golfers returning back to work, some remaining unemployed with financial stress, the 'First Ever! Chip and Putt Contest' at Pine View was postponed on Friday, July 10. For those golfers who want to compete in...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Olivia Deeds (22) from Centreville sets herself up for an open three-point shot out on the wing against White Pigeon in a 2019 Southwest 10 Conference game.
CENTREVILLE — Olivia Deeds spent her four years at Centreville High School excelling as a multi-sport athlete for the Lady Bulldogs. Deeds, a 2020 graduate, was a four-year varsity letterwinner in basketball and softball. It was Deed’s athleticism on the basketball court that gained her interest...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Three Rivers’ Gio Gioiosa prepares to put the ball away for a point on an overhead slam at the net Monday.
THREE RIVERS — Eleven prospective Three Rivers boys’ tennis players braved the 90 degree temperatures, along with high humidity as they made their way through Monday’s conditioning session at the high school courts. Despite the heat, head varsity coach Mike Kupiec and his Wildcats were pleased to...
Photo provided  - Shantel Blyly (27) from Three Rivers hits a grand-slam home run for her Elite 16u softball team in last weekend’s Blue Chip Tournament at Byron Center.
THREE RIVERS — Several area youth baseball and softball players enjoyed a successful weekend of competition on their respective travel teams over the July 4 weekend and the weekend of June 25-28. London Hoffmaster of Three Rivers, who plays for the 11U Indiana Magic Gold travel softball team out of...
Photo courtesy of the late Dick Carter - Tim Baker works the baseline while making a call in the 1997 Class C state championship game between Three Oaks-River Valley and Redford Bishop Borgess.
VICKSBURG — Back in 1980, the United States men’s hockey team defeated the Soviet Union in the Miracle on Ice and later captured the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. That same year, Tim Baker, a retired teacher and coach from Constantine, worked his first basketball game...
Photo provided - Jerry Wright
THREE RIVERS — The first Member Scramble was held at Sauganash Country Club, June 28. Ten teams consisted of four players, flighted A-B-C-D. Every team scored in the 60s, except the winners; they scored 13 under par, 59. Curtis/Mike Ray, brothers, Tom Pearce, Charlie Smith had 11 birdies and a lone...
Photo provided by Sue Bishop - Josh Hardman
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — Josh Hardman excelled in football, wrestling and track and field in his days as a student-athlete at Constantine during the mid-1990s. Now Hardman is giving back to the sport of wrestling in his role as associate coach for Division III national power Wabash College. Hardman,...
CENTREVILLE — Sports played a major role in the lives of late twin brothers Tim and Jim Reed. The two 1980 Centreville graduates and standout athletes also shined after high school on the fastpitch softball fields. They went on to give of their time to coach a variety of sports on various levels...

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