Staff Report, Author at Leader Publications

High school sports

GALLERY: Busy day at Brandywine

Brandywine was a busy place on Saturday as the Bobcats hosted a quad with Maple Valley, Union City and Coloma, while later in the day ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:03 pm

High school wrestling

ROUNDUP: Brandywine, Dowagiac wrestling teams 2-1 at quads

Both Brandywine and Dowagiac went 2-1 at their respective quads on Saturday, while Cassopolis was 0-2-1. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:53 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Sunday, Feb. 28

GIRLS BASKETBALL EDWARDSBURG 49, OTSEGO 32 At Edwardsburg OTSEGO 32 Aly Aldrich 3, Kendra Vanderlugt 2, Sabrina Powers 5, Jenna Ballman 1, Cali Miller 12, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:46 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Feb. 27

GIRLS BASKETBALL BUCHANAN 55, NILES 48 At Buchanan BUCHANAN 55 Hailey Jonatzke 9, Jillian McKean 6, Claire Lietz 2, LaBria Austin 13, Claire Shelton 0, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:22 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County has reported one new COVID-19 death, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As of Thursday, Berrien ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:20 pm

High school bowling

Tough week for local bowling teams

It was not the best of weeks for the Brandywine and Niles bowling teams. Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:03 pm

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Thursday, Feb. 25

GIRLS BASKETBALL BRANDYWINE 46, HARTFORD 39 At Niles HARTFORD 39 Khashya McCoy 18, Descenya Rodarte 8, Vanessa Delarosa 1, Alexis Snodgrass 10, Mercedes Requenes 2. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:03 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 583,964 cases, 15,405 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 10,582 COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:27 pm

Cass County

Cass County GOP censures Congressman Fred Upton for vote against Marjorie Taylor Greene

CASS COUNTY — Rep. Fred Upton has once again found himself at odds with the Cass County GOP. Upton, who was censured by the Cass ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:52 pm

Cassopolis

Cassopolis woman arrested for Dowagiac car theft

DOWAGIAC — Police officers recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested the driver within minutes of the vehicle being stolen, according to the Dowagiac Police Department. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:39 pm

Berrien County

MSP Niles troopers arrest man who set own residence on fire

HAGAR TOWNSHIP – A Hagar Township man has been arrested on first degree arson charges after setting his own home on fire. Michigan State Police ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:57 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien, Cass counties reports new COVID-19 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien and Cass counties have reported one new COVID-19 death each, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. As ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:23 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data; Tuesday, Feb. 23

BOYS BASKETBALL BENTON HARBOR 62, BRANDYWINE 54 At Niles BENTON HARBOR 62 Kentrell Pullian 22, Trucel Singleton 2, Tyler Meeks 2, Chris Moore 8, Kyle ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:09 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 581,403 cases, 15,362 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 10,541 COVID-19 cases and 218 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:25 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Monday, Feb. 22

WRESTLING COLDWATER 36, NILES 35 (Niles minus 1 unsportsmanlike conduct) At Battle Creek 103: Double forfeit 112: Hashed Abdullah (CO) p. Brock Clendenin 0:25; 119: ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:41 pm

High school basketball

Eddies rise to the top of the Wolverine Conference standings

The Edwardsburg boys and girls basketball teams are off to a successful start. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 12:53 pm

High school basketball

Vikings, Chieftains struggling to find wins

The Dowagiac and Niles boys basketball teams continue to struggle to find wins early in the 2020-21 season. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:47 am

Cass County

Elkhart man killed in snowmobile crash near Dowagiac

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — An Elkhart man was killed in a snowmobile accident near Dowagiac Saturday evening, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department. The department ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, February 21, 2021 8:05 am

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Saturday, Feb. 20

GIRLS BASKETBALL BRANDYWINE 43, DOWAGIAC 23 At Niles DOWAGIAC 23 Erin Beck 3, Calley Ruff 4, Jaleana Payne 3, Kimi Beattie 0, Allie Connor 4, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:21 pm

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Friday, Feb. 19

GIRLS BASKETBALL BUCHANAN 42, BRANDYWINE 37 At Buchanan BRANDYWINE 37 Ellie Knapp 11, Alysa Adamczyk 2, Malikiyyah Abdullah 5, Oliva Laurita 0, Kadence Brumitt 15, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:41 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 578,091 cases, 15,273 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 10,481 COVID-19 cases and 216 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:21 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Thursday, Feb. 18

WRESTLING SOUTH HAVEN 45, BRANDYWINE 25 At Berrien Springs 103: Ronaldo Vergara (SH) wins by forfeit; 112: Kaiden Rieth (BW) d. Osvaldo Vergara 3-1); 119: ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:11 pm

Cass County

Suspect arraigned on meth charges in Milton Township

CASSOPOLIS — A Milton Township man was arraigned on Wednesday in Cass County Circuit Court on drug charges. Larry Morbach, 50, was charged with possession ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:03 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 577,203 cases, 15,188 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Wednesday, Berrien County reported 10,470 COVID-19 cases and 216 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 3:56 pm

Cassopolis

Cassopolis man arrested for drug possession

NILES TOWNSHIP — A Cassopolis man was arrested on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop in Niles Township. Troopers from the Michigan State ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:51 am

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