The Dowagiac soccer team will be back in action Thursday as it travels to Bridgman. (Daily News Photo/File)

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Back to work for sports teams

Published 6:31pm Saturday, April 7, 2012

With spring break behind them, the Dowagiac spring sports teams are set to jump back into action this week.

It will be a full slate of contests this week if the weather cooperates.

The varsity baseball, softball, tennis and track teams will return to action.

New Dowagiac baseball coach Bob Turner and his team will make their home debut Tuesday afternoon at Rotary Park against Lake Michigan Catholic. The first game is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

The Chieftain softball team will travel to Niles to face the Vikings and their new coach, Dowagiac graduate Ryan Frontczak. The doubleheader will begin at 4 p.m.

The Chieftain tennis team will host South Haven in its season and Wolverine Conference opener. Action begins at 4 p.m.

Dowagiac’s track team will host Plainwell in its home opener. The Wolverine Conference meet will begin at 4:15 p.m.

Here is the rest of this week’s schedule:


Dowagiac baseball at Lakeshore, 4 p.m.

Dowagiac golf at Niles Open, 4 p.m.

Coloma at Dowagiac tennis, 4 p.m.


Dowagiac golf at Paw Paw jamboree, 4 p.m.

Three Rivers at Dowagiac tennis, 4 p.m.

Dowagiac soccer at Bridgman, 5 p.m.


Dowagiac golf at Marshall Invitational, 9:30 a.m.


Dowagiac tennis at Hamilton Invitational, 8:30 a.m.

Dowagiac golf at Shamrock Invitational, 9 a.m.

Dowagiac track at Paw Paw Lions Invitational, 9 a.m.

Dowagiac soccer hosts Chieftain Invitational, 10 a.m.

Dowagiac softball hosts Chieftain Invitational, 10:30 a.m.

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