Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Aynslee Myer

Aynslee Myer is a senior on the Niles golf team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

AM: That I have gotten 12 varsity letters.

Aynslee Myer

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

AM: Both of my parents, because they got me started in my sports and have always pushed me to be the best I can be.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

AM: Running into the fence trying to get a ball.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

AM: They are important because they get your name out there, and you meet a lot of different people.

How would you give away $50,000?

AM: I would give it to the sports programs that I play now so they can better the program.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

AM: Probably join more clubs at the school like student council things like that.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

AM: Not get mad at the little things and then letting them affect how I play

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

AM: That there was no sand traps on a golf course.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

AM: That my daughter wants to be just like you.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

AM: Someone paid for my friend’s Starbucks, so they continued and paid for the people behind them.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

AM: To hang out with family or friends or to go shopping for shoes because both of those things bring me joy

Choose one word to describe yourself:

AM: Adventurous.

Berrien County

PACE of Southwest Michigan announces new CEO


Niles teens arrested following vehicle pursuit


Two sheriff’s deputies treated following Niles Township apartment fire


Construction begins on Dowagiac District Library’s Carnegie building

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southwest Michigan counties report new COVID-19 deaths


Cottage Gallery to host Santa for holiday event


Tree of Love Campaign to host virtual celebration Thursday


Michigan Gateway Community Foundation grants $20,000 to help City of Niles fund home repairs


Niles River Santa sets sail


Dowagiac tree farm sees business soar amid pandemic


PHOTO STORY: Niles Amtrak depot gets dressed for Christmas

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Following Thanksgiving weekend, Michigan reports 360,449 cases, 9,134 deaths


SMC Foundation Board stakes annual appeal to Strong Start


Business owners adapt to unusual Small Business Saturday


Niles woman sentenced for drug possession


PHOTO STORY: Town and Country Garden Club decorates downtown Dowagiac

Cass County

One injured by falling tree


City of Niles receives grant award for home repairs

Cass County

Two killed in Cass County house fire


Facebook matching offers ESC new opportunity on Giving Tuesday


Sister Lakes Brewing Company to open Town Hall event space


Cassopolis set to take a Christmas Cruise


Village of Cassopolis approves resolution to co-sign EDA Grant for MEC


Cassopolis manufacturer donates to ACTION Ministries