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Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Shawn Griffith
CONSTANTINE — Shawn Griffith never gave individual accolades a single thought when he began his coaching career back in the late 1980s. Even now the former assistant coach at Mendon and Hillsdale and the last 30 years at Constantine, Griffith says his selection as a 2022 Michigan High School...
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THREE RIVERS — What are the odds of an amateur golfer getting a hole-in-one? According to my resources, each golf course reports between 10-15 aces per year. Mathematically, that figures out to be a hole-in-one once every 3,500 rounds of golf. Other calculations say only 1-2% of golfers score an...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - The 2022 Three Rivers varsity girls soccer team, along with six players, including Rylie Glass, Abigail Griffioen, Herrta Mononen, Greta Mueller, Jordan Roberts, and Charlotte Werner were awarded Division 3 Academic  All-State honors by the Michigan High School Golf Coaches Association.
THREE RIVERS — Two varsity girls’ teams from Three Rivers recently earned Academic Team All-State honors along with seven individuals on those those same teams who received the same honor. In varsity girls’ soccer, Three Rivers’ 2022 team earned Academic Team All-State honors, along with six...
FRANKENMUTH — Schoolcraft’s boys’ golf team finished in 16th place in Division 3 at the Michigan High School Athletic Association state finals held Friday and Saturday at The Fortress in Frankenmuth. The Eagles shot a score of 373 in Friday’s opening 18-hole round  followed by a a 365 on Saturday...
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THREE RIVERS — The big membership bash at Sauganash Country Club is fast approaching. The festivities will include food and beverages as members will gather at ‘The Rock’ behind the 18th Green. There will be lots of activities, surprises, drawings, fun and remembrances, as well as showing thanks...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Drew McClain
THREE RIVERS — Two Three Rivers varsity baseball players were recently recognized by the Wolverine Conference coaches for their performances during the 2022 season. Selected to the league’s second-team was sophomore Drew McClain and receiving honorable mention was senior pitcher Connor Quake....
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon third baseman Carlie Doehring charges a short ground ball in the infield in Satuday’s Division 4 regional semifinal softball game at home against Kalamazoo Christian.
MENDON — Mendon’s inability to come up with the timely hits or find gaps in a flawless Kalamazoo Chritsian defense proved costly for the Lady Hornets in a 7-0 loss in Saturday’s Division 4 regional semifinals. Kalamazoo Christian (18-21-1) went on to edge Three Oaks-River Valley, which blanked...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Centreville sophomore leftfielder LillyAnn Lutz hauls in a linedrive Saturday hit by a Watervliet pl;ay in the regional semifinals at  Parchment.
PARCHMENT — Jill Peterson used the 1980 gold-medal winning U.S. mens’ hockey team as motivation during her pre-game speech before her Centreville girls’ softball team took the field for Saturday’s Division 3 regional semifinal battle against No. 8-ranked Watervliet. It almost worked. After...
Commercial-News | Scott Hassinger - Mendon’s Chris Dupree runs the football against Marcellus in a Southwestern Michigan 8-Man Football League Tier-1 divisional game in 2021.
MENDON — The Mendon athletic program begins competition in the Southern Central Athletic Association starting in the 2023-24 school year. Decreasing enrollment within the district is a big reason why Mendon has decided to join the conference which includes schools of similar size or smaller....
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THREE RIVERS — At Pine View Golf Club, Thursday Marcellus Golf League, through week seven, Tyler Kiewiet/Mike Karle Lead with 174 points. A close second, Kyle Rau/Ryan Stewart are tied with Rob/Joe Park with 171 points. There are five other teams within nine points of first! Individual prizes were...

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