Chieftain golfers edge Michigan Lutheran

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac golf team tuned up for Thursday’s Wolverine Conference tournament with a non-league win over visiting Michigan Lutheran at Hampshire Country Club Monday.

The Chieftains and Titans tied at 198, but Dowagiac earned the victory based on fifth-man scoring.

Dowagiac’s Rebecca Franklin earned medalist honors with a round of 43.

Abi Koch led Michigan Lutheran with a 44.

The Chieftains won the match based on Calley Ruff’s 58.

Dowagiac will host the Wolverine Conference tournament at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday.



At Hampshire Country Club


Rebecca Franklin, Dowagiac – 43

Dowagiac results

Rebecca Franklin 43, Greta Whitaker 45, Lynsie Stolpe 53, Calley Ruff 58, Peytin Lee 61, Ruby Maggert 57

Lutheran results

Abi Koch 44, Josey VanderMarkt 51, Allison Semenek 47, Dory Schlutt 62, Talia Welke 56, E. Claire 60, Melanie Rock 65

Dowagiac Soccer

Host Sturgis scored the lone goal of the Wolverine Conference match in the first half and made it stand up for a 1-0 victory over Dowagiac Monday night.

The Trojans outshot the Chieftains 15-8.

“A well-played competitive game,” Dowagiac coach Mike Williams said. “It was a night for the keepers. Both Keepers played great and handled counter attacks well.”

Dowagiac hosts Otsego in another Wolverine Conference match set to start at 5:30 p.m. today.


Area schools offer virtual learning


When virus stunted west coast tour, Umphrey’s McGee returned home to perform

Berrien County

LMC discounts fall tuition by 10 percent, restructures class options, implements safety plans for fall semester


Dowagiac Union Schools recognize retiring staff

Cassopolis HS

Senior bios: Cassopolis’ Malik Jamison

Newsletter Sports

Staten heading to University of Toledo


Dowagiac, Cassopolis awarded NEP grants


Former Niles resident aims to donate 500 backpacks with school supplies

Cass County

Lawless Park to celebrate Michigan Dark Sky Awareness Month by opening on weekend nights

Berrien County

Outdoor prom event set for Aug. 1


5 Mile Drive-In offering free entry to first responders on Fourth of July

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer closes indoor service at bars throughout lower Michigan, allows cocktails to go


SMC to continue in person instruction during fall semester


Staten reportedly hired by Toledo


URSCC purchases photo album of Calvin Township, Vandalia residents


Underground Railroad Days canceled due to COVID-19


MATHEWS: FOC orientation program goes virtual


HAVLICEK: Michigan’s unemployment system is facing unprecedented filings


West Woods resident commemorates 100th birthday, one month COVID-free


Dowagiac Fire Department offers Fourth of July safety tips

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Advocates for education freedom, teachers back Brad Paquette for State House


Clare ‘Kay’ L. Richard, of Cassopolis


Ann W. File, of Vandalia


Willie Pasley