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Serek Gleaton
CENTREVILLE — Centreville High School’s five senior baseball players were looking forward to this season. Under first-year head coach and former varsity assistant Jeff Spencer, the Bulldogs were expected to contend for a Southwest 10 Conference championship and be primed for a postseason tournament...
Photo provided by Three Rivers Athletic Department - Three Rivers High School track and field coaches Josh Bell, far left and James Phillips, far right, pose for a pre-season photo with top returning senior athletes Dillon Cowgill and Hadley Miller.
THREE RIVERS — Normally on a spring day in April, Three Rivers girls’ track and field coach James Phillips would be at Armstrong Field putting the Lady Cats through a late afternoon workout or circulating between events coaching his athletes on meet days. But it hasn’t been a typical spring for...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Hadley Miller (14) grabs a rebound and starts to head downcourt for Three Rivers in a district semifinal game last month against Niles at Buchanan.
THREE RIVERS — A trio of Three Rivers High School senior athletes proved to be a big hit both on the court and in the classroom during the 2019-20 school year. Three Rivers basketball players Hadley Miller and Carter Minger were selected as Outstanding Senior Student-Athletes by the Basketball...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Colon senior wide receiver Jonathon West (5) outruns a Morrice defender after hauling in a pass in a 2019 8-Player Division I state semifinal game at Judd Field in Colon. Colon went on to defeat Suttons Bay to win the state championship at the Superior Dome in Marquette a week later. The Magi will move down to 8-Player Division 2 classification for the 2020-21 school year.
EAST LANSING — Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association elections and postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year have been announced – including football divisions determined preseason for the first time since 1998 – and with enrollment breaks for postseason tournaments...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - A look at one of the completed baseball fields at Armstrong Park in Three Rivers.
THREE RIVERS — Little League programs worldwide are facing the same situation as all other organizations and businesses. The COVID-19 pandemic has put the start of the little league baseball season on hold. “This is unprecedented. We are following the International Little League Rules and will wait...
Photo courtesy of Bob Bales - University of Virginia junior pitcher Blake Bales throws a pitch during a game this season for the Cavaliers. Bales is a former Schoolcraft standout and transfer from Kellogg Community College.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Everything was going great for Blake Bales and his University of Virginia baseball team through the first 18 games of a 55-game regular-season schedule. Bales and the Cavaliers had compiled a record of 14-4, including a six-game winning streak, and had just cracked the Top 25...
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...

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