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Pro motocross

RedBud to host pair of nationals over Labor Day weekend

MX Pro Sports Racing announced the first nine rounds of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing Tuesday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, July 16, 2020 4:06 pm

High school football

Chieftain Network adds familiar voices

When the Chieftain Network kicks off its 2020-21 season, a pair of familiar voices will be calling Chieftain football games. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:59 pm

High school sports

NFHS, MHSAA offering free Pixellot units to member schools

The Michigan High School Athletic Association and the National Federation of High Schools Network are offering a way for schools to broadcast live sports at ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:29 pm

Golf outing

Borgess-Lee outing a success despite lower numbers, rain

Golfers dodged the rain at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course in Eau Claire to participate in the Ascension Borgess-Lee Memorial Golf Outing Friday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:56 pm

Column

NOVAK: It has been an emotional rollercoaster for me the past week

My emotions have been taken for a ride for the last seven days. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:39 pm

Gambling

Four Winds launches sportsbook at three Michigan casinos

Months of planning came to fruition on Monday at the Four Winds casinos in Dowagiac, New Buffalo and Hartford, as the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, July 13, 2020 3:35 pm

Edwardsburg

Eagle Lake Triathlon, Run Eddie Run among latest events to cancel

Two more sporting events fell by the wayside as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague Michigan. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, July 13, 2020 2:14 pm

High school baseball

Senior bios: Edwardsburg’s Colby Sidenbender

Colby Sidenbender is a senior on the Edwardsburg baseball team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:00 pm

High school baseball

Senior bios: Niles’ Drew Gourlay

Drew Gourlay is a senior on the Niles baseball team. Activities: Soccer, football, bowling, baseball, National Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa (Lake Michigan College). ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:52 pm

Cassopolis

Cassopolis resident combines love of gardening with giving back

VANDALIA — Erez Brandvain has always loved gardening. So, it should come as no surprise that he has a rather large garden on Quaker Street ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:00 pm

Education

Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation hosting drive-in movie

EDWARDSBURG — So far this year, people have been limited in their entertainment choices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation will ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:00 am

Edwardsburg

Inaugural Edwardsburg Art Fair Aug. 1

The inaugural Edwardsburg Art Fair will be hosted by the Edwardsburg American Legion Aug. 1. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:00 pm

golf

Niles City Golf Tournament registration under way

The decision has been made to have the Niles City Golf Tournament at Plym Park later this month. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:00 pm

NASCAR

MIS to host four races without fans in August

There will be racing at Michigan International Speedways this August. There just will not be any fans in the stands. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:47 pm

Professional golf

PGA cancels Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup until next year

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed two more sporting events — the 2020 Ryder Cup and 2020 Presidents Cup. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:07 pm

High school baseball

Senior bios: Edwardsburg’s Conner Nelson

Conner Nelson is a senior on the Edwardsburg baseball team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:14 am

A Life Remembers

Syson gave back to Niles in many ways

Some are born to serve others. In the case of Don Syson, he was born to help the children of Niles. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:00 pm

High school baseball

Senior bios: Niles’ James ‘Trey’ Knight III

James “Trey” Knight III is a senior on the Niles baseball team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:00 pm

Column

NOVAK: Hope for traditional fall sports not looking good

People keep asking me if we are going to have sports this fall. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:27 pm

High school baseball

Senior bios: Niles’ Kade Wagley

Kade Wagley is a senior on the Niles baseball team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:43 pm

High school track

Senior bios: Cassopolis’ Malik Jamison

Malik Jamison is a senior on the Cassopolis track team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:00 pm

Vandalia

URSCC purchases photo album of Calvin Township, Vandalia residents

In early June, a member of the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County saw a photo album of African Americans from Calvin Township and Vandalia ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:37 pm

Vandalia

Underground Railroad Days canceled due to COVID-19

Mid-July has meant Underground Railroad Days in the village of Vandalia since 2010. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:15 am

High school track

Senior bios: Cassopolis’ Owen Gardner

Owen Gardner is a senior on the Cassopolis track team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:00 pm

Column

NOVAK: Former Tiger Chandler mades the right call in opting out

I applaud former Benton Harbor standout Wilson Chandler for putting his family first. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:21 pm

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