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High school wrestling

Bobcats’ Schoff, Ward named All-Southwest Wrestlers of the Year

The accolades keep coming in for the Brandywine wrestling team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, March 10, 2024 11:45 am

College basketball

Roadrunners punch ticket to national tournament with win over Skippers

Three years ago Southwestern Michigan College had a women’s basketball coach, but no team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, March 9, 2024 6:59 pm

High school basketball

Lakeshore rallies to top Eddies for district title

In a rematch of the 2023-24 season opener, Lakeshore avenged a two-point loss to Edwardsburg by defeating the Eddies 47-37 to win the Division 2 ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, March 8, 2024 10:19 pm

College basketball

Roadrunners advance to Great Lakes District B title game

A rematch of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association state tournament semifinals between Southwestern Michigan College and St. Clair County Community College will decide the ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, March 8, 2024 8:41 am

High school basketball

Eddies eliminate Chieftains to advance to district finals

A scoring drought that lasted two quarters of the Division 2 Girls District semifinals sent host Dowagiac to the sidelines Wednesday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, March 7, 2024 5:18 pm

High school basketball

Bobcats roll into D3 Regional title game with 77-43 win over Union City

On “Super Tuesday,” the Brandywine boys basketball team was spectacular. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 7:45 am

College wrestling

Roadrunners 17th at NJCAA Nationals, Ishmael earns All-American

The Southwestern Michigan College wrestling team finished 22nd out of more than 53 teams, and 17th among Division I schools, at the National Junior College ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 1:16 pm

High school basketball

Dowagiac rolls past Tigers, Shamrocks top Niles

Host Dowagiac and Berrien Springs advanced to the Division 2 Girls District Basketball Tournament semifinals with wins in the opening round Monday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 10:47 am

High school wrestling

STATE CHAMPS! Brandywine’s Schoff, Ward claim titles

It was quite a weekend for the Brandywine wrestling team at the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 State Finals at Ford Field in ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, March 4, 2024 10:56 am

College basketball

Roadrunners top Red Hawks, earn home playoff game

The Southwestern Michigan College men’s basketball team not only wrapped up its regular season with a 90-60 Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference win ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, March 3, 2024 12:31 pm

High school basketball

Roundup: Chieftains, Bobcats tune up for tourney with wins

The 2023-24 girls basketball regular season came to an end Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, March 3, 2024 9:23 am

High school basketball

Rangers rout Raiders to share Southwest 10 championship

The Cassopolis girls basketball team capped one of its best regular season in school history with a 60-31 victory over host Decatur Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:30 pm

High school basketball

Fourth quarter rally lifts Tigers to D2 district title over Vikings

A big fourth quarter by Benton Harbor kept Niles from defending its Division 2 Boys District Tournament championship Friday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, March 2, 2024 9:58 am

High school wrestling

Brandywine’s Schoff, Ward to wrestle for state championships

A pair of Brandywine seniors will wrestle for Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 state champions at Ford Field Saturday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, March 2, 2024 6:28 am

High school basketball

Roundup: Eddies top Plainwell; Buchanan falls to Lakeshore

Ares girls basketball teams wrapped up their regular seasons Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, March 1, 2024 8:57 am

College basketball

SMC women share Western Conference title, get top seed for Great Lakes tourney

With its 105-70 victory over rival Lake Michigan College Tuesday night, the Southwestern Michigan College women’s basketball team earned a share of the Michigan Community ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:24 pm

High school basketball

Weller’s 28 points leads Dowagiac past Niles 50-40

The Dowagiac girls basketball team wrapped up the regular-season home portion of its schedule against Niles on Senior Night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 10:03 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Wednesday, Feb. 28

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL DOWAGIAC 50, NILES 40 At Dowagiac NILES 40 Jessica Thornton 13, Elly Matlock 7, Tanaya Brown 9, Maddie Zache 0, Kloe  ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 9:39 pm

High school basketball

Marcellus tops Athens to advance in Division 4

The Marcellus boys basketball team opened up Division 4 District Tournament play with a 69-39 win over host Athens Monday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 7:50 pm

College basketball

SMC’s Thomas wins another MCCAA Western Conference Player of the Week honor

Sophomore Cameron Thomas, Southwestern Michigan College’s 1,000-plus point scorer, has added another honor to her list of accomplishments. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 5:44 pm

High school basketball

Eddies come up short, Niles rolls into semifinals

Host Edwardsburg and defending district champion Niles both advanced to the Division 2 Boys District Basketball Tournament semifinals Monday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:32 am

High school powerlifting

Buchanan’s Bartley, Wegener win regional titles

The Buchanan Powerlifting Team placed seventh at the Mona Shores Meet Saturday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, February 25, 2024 10:12 pm

High school bowling

Brandywine qualifies team, individual for state finals

It was a successful weekend for the Brandywine girls bowling team as the Bobcats qualified for the Division 3 state finals and had an individual ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:36 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Sunday, Feb. 25

HIGH SCHOOL BOWLING Division 3 Team Regional At Park Center Lanes, Wyoming Girls Team Scores (Top 2 Qualify for State Tournament) Three Rivers 2,919, Brandywine ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, February 25, 2024 1:28 pm

High school basketball

Cassopolis girls remain in first place, boys fall to Centreville

With one game remaining on its Southwest 10 Conference schedule, the Cassopolis girls basketball team remains tied with White Pigeon for first place. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, February 25, 2024 9:57 am

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