Scott Hassinger, Author at Leader Publications

High school basketball

Buchanan stays the course, advances to district semifinals

A strong shooting and defensive performance by the Buchanan boys' basketball team helped preserve a 70-61 Division 3 district quarterfinal win Monday over pesky Bridgman ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 7:53 am

High school basketball

Edwardsburg hoopsters split conference games at Vicksburg

Edwardsburg's boys basketball team came into Thursday's Wolverine Conference and regular-season finale at Vicksburg with two things on its mind. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, February 24, 2024 2:49 pm

Buchanan HS

Lady Bucks respond in the clutch and find a way to win

THREE RIVERS — It’s been a roller coaster type season so far for the Buchanan girls’ basketball team.  Gabe Miller’s Lady Bucks have battled injuries, ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Thursday, February 22, 2024 5:00 am

High school basketball

Cassopolis’ pressure, big second-half triggers win at Marcellus

Following a slow start, Cassopolis exploded for 38 second-half points en route to a 53-27 win at Marcellus Tuesday in a Southwest 10 Conference girls' ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 2:02 pm

High school wrestling

Bucks, Chieftains make big impression at districts with multiple regional qualifiers

Lakeland Conference schools Dowagiac and Buchanan sent a clear message in Saturday's Division 3 Individual Districts in Constantine that they produce some top-notch talent on ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Sunday, February 11, 2024 11:09 am

High school wrestling

Eddies, Vikings eliminated in district semifinals

The night came to a quick ending for both Edwardsburg and Niles in Thursday's Division 2 Team Wrestling Districts at Three Rivers. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, February 9, 2024 9:10 am

High school basketball

Vicksburg hands Brandywine first loss of the season

Unbeaten and No. 2-ranked Brandywine encountered a couple of unfamiliar situations in Tuesday's non-conference girls' basketball clash at Vicksburg. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 11:02 am

High school basketball

Rangers’ inconsistent play still a factor in loss to Chiefs

Opposing teams could find themselves in quite a predicament if the Cassopolis boys basketball team ever figures out how to keep up the same intensity ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, February 2, 2024 11:44 am

High school wrestling

Ward, Schoff striving to become Brandywine’s 1st finals champs Since 1992

Brandywine wrestlers Maddison Ward and Gavin Schoff literally have gone the extra mile to set themselves up for success. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, February 2, 2024 9:58 am

High school basketball

Niles girls snap losing streak; Viking boys still atop league standings

A great second-half effort propelled the Niles girls' basketball team to a 54-45 Wolverine Conference win at Three Rivers Friday night. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, January 27, 2024 4:18 am

High school basketball

Inconsistency costs Rangers against Centreville

Inconsistency continues to be an Achilles heel for the Cassopolis boys' basketball team. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, January 19, 2024 2:49 pm

High school wrestling

Eddies split, Niles swept in Wolverine matches

The Edwardsburg and Niles wrestling teams found out Wednesday why host and state-ranked Three Rivers is still unbeaten and a favorite to capture next month’s ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Thursday, January 11, 2024 1:08 pm

High school basketball

Schimpa nets 34 as Eddies top Sturgis

Steve Wright isn't worried about his Edwardsburg boys' basketball team being able to score enough points. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, December 22, 2023 11:33 am

High school basketball

Quick start leads Edwardsburg to sweep at Three Rivers

Steve Wright knew a quick start was an imperative for his Edwardsburg boys' basketball team in Friday's Wolverine Conference game at Three Rivers. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, December 9, 2023 10:31 am

High school bowling

Viking bowlers’ youth, inexperience exposed in loss at Three Rivers

The youth and inexperience on the Niles High School bowling teams was exposed in Tuesday's season-opening loss at Three Rivers. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1:40 pm

high school volleyball

Edwardsburg spikers finally click to bring home regional crown

The Edwardsburg volleyball team picked the right time to finally put everything together. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, November 10, 2023 5:55 am

high school volleyball

Edwardsburg’s size, net attack too much for Lakeshore

Edwardsburg's size, defense and a big night at the net helped the Eddies to a three-game sweep of Lakeshore 25-16, 25-21, 25-19 in Tuesday's Division ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Wednesday, November 8, 2023 5:48 am

high school volleyball

Eddies rally to claim district crown

Edwardsburg seniors Lexi Schimpa and Drew Glaser weren't about to let their final chance at a district volleyball title pass by. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, November 3, 2023 9:01 am

High schoo football

Buchanan defense comes to the rescue against United

Buchanan's offense had a pretty decent night Friday, but it was the defensive unit that saved the Bucks' season. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, October 28, 2023 3:52 am

High school football

Dowagiac blanks Cassopolis 35-0 for winning season

Regardless if the Dowagiac football team makes the postseason or not, head coach Duane Davis believes the Chieftains are back to playing the brand of ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, October 21, 2023 12:55 am

high school soccer

Selent scores five goals as Wildcats eliminate Bucks

Christian Selent is a name the Buchanan varsity boys' soccer team won't soon forget. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 9:59 am

high school cross country

Edwardsburg boy runners earn sweep of league foes Vicksburg and Sturgis

Senior Dane Bailey and his Edwardsburg boys' cross country teammates have high goals as the season enters its final weeks. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Wednesday, October 11, 2023 11:16 am

High school football

Paw Paw dominates up front to end Edwardsburg streak

Paw Paw controlled the line of scrimmage and used big plays to hand Edwardsburg a 35-0 Wolverine Conference loss Friday at Leo Hoffman Stadium on ... Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, September 30, 2023 4:45 am

high school soccer

Three Rivers’ speed too much for Chieftains

Visiting Dowagiac had trouble matching Three Rivers' quickness in Thursday's 5-1 non-conference loss at Armstrong Field. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Friday, September 29, 2023 5:02 pm

High school football

Vikings roll over Sturgis 61-21 to improve to 4-1

Niles' flex-bone offense was no match for Sturgis Friday as the visiting Vikings flattened the Trojans 61-21 in Wolverine Conference football action. Read more

by Scott Hassinger, Saturday, September 23, 2023 4:29 am

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