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High school basketball

Niles fends off Cassopolis upset bid

A poor shooting night nearly cost Niles a victory against visiting Cassopolis Tuesday night, but the Vikings managed to close the game on an 11-3 ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:05 am

High school basketball

Bobcats win both Rivalry for a Cure games

The Brandywine girls and boys basketball teams took to the court Friday night to face the rival Bees of Bridgman in what has become known ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, December 19, 2016 8:08 am

High school basketball

Niles rallies to beat Loy Norrix

The Niles boys basketball team has not gotten off to the start of the season that it had hoped, and the first half of Tuesday’s ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Thursday, December 15, 2016 7:59 am

Edwardsburg HS

Edwardsburg rallies to edge Niles

The Edwardsburg varsity girls’ basketball team hosted Niles on Tuesday night in the first basketball game of the season for both teams. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:17 pm

High school football

Eddies fall to top-ranked Muskegon 19-8

The Division 3 semifinal game at East Kentwood high school on Saturday pitted No. 1 Muskegon against No. 2 Edwardsburg for the right to advance ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, November 21, 2016 8:52 am

high school volleyball

Buchanan finally gets by Battle Creek Harper Creek

The third time was the charm for the Buchanan volleyball team in Coloma as the Bucks finally got by Battle Creek Harper Creek in four ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:59 pm

High school football

Chieftains come up short against Berrien Springs

The inability to create any kind of consistent offensive presence ultimately cost the visiting Dowagiac Chieftains the Division 5 district football championship Friday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, November 7, 2016 6:59 am

News Main

Gallery: Division 5 district championship game

The Dowagiac Chieftains came up just short in its bid to win the Division 5 district title Friday night in Berrien Springs. The Shamrocks (8-2) ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:56 am

High school football

Dowagiac rallies to edge Buchanan 28-25

Playoff football tends to bring out the playmakers and Friday night in Dowagiac was no exception. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, October 31, 2016 7:49 am

News Main

Gallery: Dowagiac vs. Buchanan

Dowagiac senior Erik Walker returned an interception 76 yards to give the Chieftains a 28-25 come-from-behind victory over Buchanan in the Division 5 playoffs Friday ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:08 pm

high school volleyball

Niles seniors get emotional in final home court appearance

Senior nights are always emotional. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, October 21, 2016 9:13 am

High school football

St. Joe ruins homecoming for Vikings

The St. Joe Bears came to Niles and ruined another homecoming night for the Vikings, running away with a 30-0 victory Friday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, October 10, 2016 7:25 am

high school volleyball

Vikings sweep Brandywine, Dowagiac in triangular match

The Niles volleyball team played the rude host in a tri match against crosstown rival Brandywine and Dowagiac. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 5:51 am

High school football

Ball bounces right way in Brandywine victory

You can say it anyway to you want to: “that’s the way the cookie crumbles,” “that’s the way the mop flops” or the more popular ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, October 3, 2016 7:19 am

High school football

Vikings come up half yard short against Bearcats

It took the Vikings offense until midway through the fourth quarter to find itself in a 22-10 loss to visiting Battle Creek Central in a ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:53 pm

College football

Saxton sees first game at Notre Dame Stadium

Alonzo Saxton moved to Niles from Cassopolis when he was a seventh-grader at Ring Lardner Middle School. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:28 pm

high school volleyball

Bobcats dominate Rangers in BCS clash

The Brandywine volleyball team has had its share of struggles this season, but you wouldn’t have known it Monday night when the Bobcats hosted Cassopolis ... Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 7:11 am

high school volleyball

Bridgman saves best for last in beating Bobcats

It is an old metaphor everyone has heard before: Save the best for last. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, September 16, 2016 8:59 am

high school volleyball

Seventh ranked Buchanan sweeps Brandywine

The red hot Buchanan Bucks, ranked No. 7 in Class B, traveled to rival Brandywine for a BCS conference volleyball matchup Wednesday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Thursday, September 8, 2016 11:02 pm

College football

Spartans far from perfect in season opener

The 12th-ranked Michigan State Spartans opened up their 2016 season hosting FCS opponent Furman University on Friday night in East Lansing. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Sunday, September 4, 2016 4:17 pm

high school volleyball

Bucks top Eddies in battle of area’s best volleyball teams

In a battle of two of southwest Michigan’s best volleyball teams, visiting Buchanan swept Edwardsburg 3-0. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, August 22, 2016 10:24 pm

Big Ten

Big Ten Championship Game

Michigan State defeated Iowa 16-13 to win the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Saturday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Monday, December 7, 2015 7:37 am

Brandywine Education

Niles volleyball beats Brandywine 3-0

Cross-town rival Niles made itself at home against Brandywine in a non-conference volleyball match Monday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:10 am


Brandywine’s Stella a calming influence

Google defines libero as a volleyball player specialized in defensive skills. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Friday, September 25, 2015 8:23 am

BCS Athletic Conference

Brandywine edges Cassopolis in five sets

The Brandywine volleyball team found itself in a battle when they traveled to Cassopolis to face the Rangers Monday night. Read more

by ameliorodriguez, Tuesday, September 22, 2015 8:53 am

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