Staff Report, Author at Leader Publications

High school basketball

Boys roundup: Vikings, Eddies. Bucks fall in season openers

Host South Bend Clay spoiled the season-opener for the Niles boys basketball team Tuesday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:32 pm

High school basketball

Girls roundup: Rangers win in OT, Bucks top Titans

What a debut for Cassopolis girls basketball coach Stephon Luckey. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 12:31 pm

Education

Niles High School student leads effort to make 370 holiday cards for overseas troops

NILES — Sawyer Lundberg, a sophomore at Niles High School and member of the student council, spearheaded an effort for Niles High School students to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:08 am

Dowagiac

Man who exposed himself at a Sister Lakes laundromat has bond set at $25,000

SISTER LAKES — A man who exposed himself to a mother and child at a Sister Lakes laundromat has been arraigned on aggravated indecent exposure ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:58 am

High school basketball

UPDATED: Daily Data: Wednesday, Dec 8

GIRLS BASKETBALL BUCHANAN 49, MICHIGAN LUTHERAN 37 At St. Joseph BUCHANAN 49 Hailey Jonatzke 3, Jillian McKean 3, Claire Lietz 3, LaBria Austin 6, Hannah ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:50 pm

Dowagiac

Man arrested after exposing himself in front of woman, child at Sister Lakes laundromat

KEELER TOWNSHIP — A man is behind bars after confessing to masturbating in front of a woman and her daughter at a local business. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:25 am

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,353,156 cases, 24,494 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 20,365 COVID-19 cases and 328 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 6, 2021 4:13 pm

Brandywine Education

Police presence at Brandywine Middle/High School part of routine safety measures, administration says

NILES — After social media rumors swirled surrounding a lockdown at Brandywine Middle/High School Monday, district administration sent a letter to parents assuring them the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 6, 2021 4:08 pm

High school basketball

Bucks improve to 2-0 with win over Coloma

Despite All-State center Faith Carson being sidelined for much of the first two games of the season, Buchanan is 2-0 after defeating Benton Harbor and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 6, 2021 2:55 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Dec. 4

GIRLS BASKETBALL THREE RIVERS 64, NILES 58 (OT) At Niles THREE RIVERS 64 Rylie Glass 19, Emma Stasiuk 13, Macy Ivins 9, Gabby Charvat 8, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 3, 2021 11:31 pm

High school football

Seven Eddies earn MHSFCA All-Region honors

The Michigan High School Football Coaches Association has named seven Edwardsburg players Division 4 All-Region honors. Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, December 2, 2021 4:21 pm

High school football

Berrien Springs’ Hailey, Chung named MVPs

Jamal Hailey and Junyoung Chung, of Berrien Springs, were named the offensive and defensive Most Valuable Players of the All-BCS Athletic Conference football team for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, December 2, 2021 3:23 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Wednesday, Dec. 1

GIRLS BASKETBALL NILES 57, SOUTH HAVEN 43 At Niles SOUTH HAVEN 43 Yuma Doi 5, Lexi Eddy 3, Sandra Bermejo 2, Mashia Shelton 0, Myraql ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 10:00 pm

Cass County

Two arrested in Wayne Township on drug charges

WAYNE TOWNSHIP — Two were arrested Tuesday following a drug search near Dowagiac. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that on Tuesday detectives conducted ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:32 pm

Cass County

Ascension Borgess Lee Foundation to host Tree of Love lighting Wednesday

DOWAGIAC — One area foundation will be turning a part of Dowagiac pink Wednesday in support of providing life-saving care to women in Cass County. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:47 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,301,593 cases, 23,732 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 19,437 COVID-19 cases and 323 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:40 pm

high school soccer

Rangers’ Pflug named first-team All-Southwest 10 in soccer

Southwest 10 Conference soccer champion Hartford landed nine plays on the all-league squad, which was announced recently. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 3:00 pm

high school volleyball

Dodd earns All-Southwest 10 Conference first team

Mendon dominated the All-Southwest 10 Conference volleyball team with four first-team selections. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 11:28 am

Running

Nearly 1,700 runners, walkers participate in annual run

The 40th annual Niles-Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving day run drew nearly 1,700 participants Thursday morning. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, November 28, 2021 1:00 pm

Running

Daily Data: Friday, Nov. 26

RUNNING Niles-Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving Day Run At Niles 5K Results Overall Male Winner Race Bettich, Stevensville – 16:55 Overall Female Winner Emily Pedzinski, Niles – ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, November 26, 2021 12:08 am

Buchanan

Buchanan schools to require universal masking after Thanksgiving break

BUCHANAN — When students in grades kindergarten through seventh return to school after the Thanksgiving recess, they will be required to wear masks, according to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:29 pm

Buchanan

Buchanan man injured in Pokagon Township crash

POKAGON TOWNSHIP — A Buchanan man was transported to the hospital Monday night after swerving to avoid a deer, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:59 pm

College football

Senior Day shut out: Irish Swat Yellowjackets 55-0

What started as a cold and somber morning in South Bend turned into a frenzy as Notre Dame bid farewell to its senior class the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, November 21, 2021 6:53 pm

Berrien County

Inmate found dead at Berrien County Jail

ST. JOSEPH — An inmate at the Berrien County Jail was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department. The inmate, David ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, November 20, 2021 3:29 pm

high school volleyball

BCS champion Buchanan dominants All-Red Division squad

The rewards for going undefeated in its BCS Athletic Conference Red Division schedule and winning the league tournament are paying off for the Buchanan volleyball ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 2:54 pm

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