Philip, Skarbek first-team All-BCS soccer selections

NILES — Seniors Scotland Philip, of Buchanan, and Sydney Skarbek, of Niles, were named first-team All-BCS Athletic Conference in girls soccer.

Conference co-champion South Haven dominated the squad with five selections, while co-champion Comstock and third-place Lake Michigan Catholic and Michigan Lutheran all had three selections.

Brandywine’s Bailey Senff and Vivian Fahey, along with Niles’ Kamryn Patteron and Shelby Haboush, were honorable mention selections. Hailey Jonatzke, of Buchanan, was also an honorable mention pick.


Buchanan senior Scotland Philip was a first-team All-BCS soccer selection. (Leader file photo)

All-BCS Soccer

First Team

Scotland Philip, Buchanan

Kayla Berg, Comstock

Lydia Kruis, Comstock

Litzy Ramirez, Comstock

Maya DeYoung-Foster, Comstock

Maggie Tidey, Lake Michigan Catholic

Hattie Latham, Lake Michigan Catholic

• Claire Jollay, Lake Michigan Catholic

Ellie Primerano, Michigan Lutheran

Autumn McCune, Michigan Lutheran

Evie Claire, Michigan Lutheran

Sydney Skarbek, Niles

Tania Villegas, South Haven

Bianca Gonzalez, South Haven

Aleenah Keh, South Haven

Daisey Thomas, South Haven

Lucy Ryan, South Haven


Honorable Mention

Jessy Siliva, Berrien Springs

Jade Kittleson, Berrien Springs

Bailey Senff, Brandywine

Vivian Fahey, Brandywine

Lily Badger, Bridgman

Olivia Tomlin, Bridgman

Hailey Jonatzke, Buchanan

Leslie Ramirez Comstock

Natalie DeYoung-Foster, Comstock

• Summer Beavers, Comstock

Yaneli Aranda, Covert

Grace Howard, Lake Michigan Catholic

Chloe Mills, Lake Michigan Catholic

Nyhila Durham, New Buffalo

Sophia DeOliveira, New Buffalo

Kesley Corkran, New Buffalo

Kamryn Patterson, Niles

Shelby Haboush, Niles

Jina Patel, South Haven

• Denotes goalkeeper


Finals Standings

Comstock 9-1

South Haven 9-1

Lake Michigan Catholic 8-1-1

Michigan Lutheran 7-2-1

Niles 6-4

New Buffalo 5-5

Bridgman 4-6

Brandywine 2-8

Berrien Springs 2-8

Buchanan 2-8

Covert 0-10


Event organizers, local dispensaries call inaugural Niles Cannabis Festival a success

Breaking News

Buchanan native Hannah Roberts takes silver in Olympics


PHOTO STORY: Inaugural Niles Cannabis Festival sells nearly 800 tickets

Cass County

Cass County Fair grand marshals are longtime advocates of the fair

Cass County

Fair organizers excited for fair after 2020 cancellation

Cass County

Fair guests in for a treat with main grounds entertainment

Cass County

COA’s Meals on Wheels program seeks delivery volunteers

Berrien County

Inaugural LIVESTRONG at the YMCA 5K to take place Aug. 7


Purdue University Fort Wayne, SMC sign transfer agreement

Cass County

Van Buren/Cass District Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccines at the Cass County Fair

Berrien County

Law enforcement, state leaders warn residents to be aware of rental scams

Berrien County

Southwest Michigan thrift stores seeing sharp increase in donations


Niles Township approves document scanning project


Virtual archaeology lecture series ends with look into Chevalier family

Berrien County

Salvation Army welcomes new majors


Community turns out to raise funds for teen battling rare condition

Berrien County

Berrien County health officials urge COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents


New dog park, garden coming to the Niles Housing Commission


Ascension to require COVID-19 vaccination for associates


Edwardsburg looking forward to inaugural art fair


Niles Planning Commission approves special land use request for marijuana microbusiness


Dowagiac Police Log: July 26-28


Southwestern Michigan College’s accreditation reaffirmed through 2031


Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking July 28 to Aug. 4 as Buy Michigan Week