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THREE RIVERS  — Willie B. Wrong has reclaimed his status as the top prep football prognosticator after finishing with the best win-loss record on our three-person panel of experts. Willie finished the season with an overall record of 94-26 on his prep picks. Ollie the Optimist (90-30) was next...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon’s Noah Iobe (58) from blocks two Powers North Central players to open a hole for Hornets’ tailback Evan Lukeman (1) to  score during the fourth quarter.
MARQUETTE — Mendon’s five seniors helped put the Hornets’ football program back on the map. Bobby Kretschman’s team fell a step shy of its mission of winning a state title Saturday with a 66-26 loss to Powers North Central in the 8-Player Division  2 title game at the Superior Dome at Northern...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon sophomore inside linebacker Nic Stiver (13) intercepts a pass against Morrice last week.
MARQUETTE — Mendon defensive coordinator Zach Higgins knows its going to take a special effort for the Hornets to stop the biggest offensive jaugernaut in 8-Man football today. But Higgins, a 2015 Mendon graduate and former Hornets’ playing standout, has confidence the Hornets can get accomplish...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon offensive coordinator Glen  Samson checks to see what play the Hornets will run on the next play in last weekend’s 30-14 8-Player Division 8 semifinal win at home over Morrice.
MARQUETTE — It’s no secret the Mendon Hornets like to run the football. A strong ground attack was a key ingrediant of the 12 state championships Mendon won during its days dominating the small-school boys divisions in the 11-man game. Mendon continues to dominate opposing teams on the ground as...
TOLEDO, Ohio — The Glen Oaks Community College womens basketball team evened its season record at 3-3 Tuesday following the Lady Vikings’  64-58 upset at defending national champion Owens Community College. In the 2021-22, Owens claimed the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 2...
Saturday, Nov. 19 Football 8-Player Division 2 State Finals Mendon vs. Powers North  Central, Northern Michigan University Superior Dome, 2 p.m. College Basketball Milwaukee Tech at Glen Oaks men, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 College Basketball Glen Oaks women at Macomb,5:30 p.m. Glen Oaks men at Macomb...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Three Rivers junior middle hitter Jenna Southland (12) attacks the net for a kill in the Division 2 district semifinals against Jackson County Parma Western.
THREE RIVERS — Three volleyball players from Three Rivers have  been rewarded by the Wolverine Conference  for their stellar performances on the court during the 2022 season. Junior Jenna Southland was selected to the first-team All-League team. Southland, a middle hitter, posted 496 kills, 96...
Think you know football both locally and nationally? Test your knowledge in Week 9 of the 2022 Three Rivers Media Football Picks Contest! Each week, we'll pick 10 football games from the high school, college and pro ranks, and if you get them correct, you can win a weekly prize! For Week 9, the...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon senior offensive lineman Khayvien Brown (70) celebrates a Hornets’ touchdown against Morrice with teammate Evan Lukeman (1).
MARQUETTE — Two tradition-rich football programs collide on Saturday with a 8-Player Division 2  title on the line. No. 6-ranked Mendon (10-2) meets up No. 1 and defending state champion Powers North Central (12-0) at 2 p.m. Saturday in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. That game is to...
THREE RIVERS — Willie B.  Wrong and Ollie The Optimist were both a perfect 3-0 with their picks last week in the 11-man regional finals and 8-Player Division 2 semifinal round. Slim Pickens finished  with a 2-1 record. In the overall standings, Willie is first at 94-25 followed by Ollie (90-29)...

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