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high school volleyball

Chieftains fall to Otsego, Eddies top Vicksburg in four sets

It did not take long for visiting Otsego to find Dowagiac’s weak spot and exploit it Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:31 pm

High school golf

Chieftains top Allegan to move into sole possession of second place

The race for the Wolverine Conference golf championship has one less contender. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:55 pm

High school sports

COLUMN: A look at fall sports

We are halfway through the first full month of fall sports, and some things are becoming perfectly clear. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:29 pm

high school volleyball

Bucks get senior night sweep of Bobcats

The four seniors on the Buchanan volleyball team got a little help from their friends in sweeping arch rival Brandywine in a BSC Athletic Conference ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:06 am

High school football

Week 4: Vikings looking to rebound; Eddies seeking improvement

Following its first loss of the 2021 season, the Niles football team will be looking to rebound against a foe that is very familiar to ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:15 pm

high school cross country

Times improving for Niles cross country teams

For the first time since its season opener in August, the Niles cross country teams returned to their home course at Madeline Bertrand Park Tuesday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 2:47 pm

high school soccer

Roundup: Chieftains, Eddies pick up Wolverine Conference wins

Veteran Dowagiac Coach Mike Williams said his team played one of its best matches in some time, but he is still looking for a full ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:44 am

Collegiate cross country

Roadrunners step up the competition at Running Fit-Detroit Mercy Titan Invitational

The Southwestern Michigan College cross country team took a step up in competition last Saturday as it competed in the Running Fit-Detroit Mercy Titan Invitational ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 12:37 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Tuesday, Sept. 14

SOCCER DOWAGIAC 3, THREE RIVERS 2 At Dowagiac Halftime Score Dowagiac 1, Three Rivers 1   First Half D – Jordan Simpson TR – Kayden ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 13, 2021 10:06 pm

high school soccer

Dowagiac tops Watervliet, Cassopolis to win title

The Dowagiac soccer team rebounded from a loss on Thursday to sweep Watervliet and Cassopolis to win its own Chieftain Invitational Saturday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:52 am

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Sunday, Sept. 12

CROSS COUNTRY Centreville Invitational At Centreville Boys Team Scores Freshmen-Sophomore Race Three Rivers 18, Kalamazoo Home School 48, Coloma 63, Union City 67, Prairie Heights ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:12 am

College football

Notre Dame rallies for second week to remain undefeated

For the second straight game, No. 8-ranked Notre Dame needed a late score to escape with a victory over an unranked team. Read more

by Scott Novak, Sunday, September 12, 2021 9:41 am

High school football

Big first quarter leads Edwardsburg to 61-7 win over Niles

When you are taking on the best team in the Wolverine Conference, you need everything to go right in order to have any chance of ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, September 11, 2021 12:26 am

high school volleyball

Niles sweeps Edwardsburg in battle of Wolverine kingpins

Focus and desire have been two key elements for the Niles volleyball team this season. Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:57 pm

high school volleyball

Dowagiac sweeps Paw Paw in Wolverine Conference volleyball

The season may still be young, but the Dowagiac volleyball team is making a state Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:44 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Friday, Sept. 10

GOLF DOWAGIAC 206, THREE RIVERS DNF At Sauganash Country Club Medalist Rebecca Guernsey, Dowagiac – 45   Individual Results Dowagiac Rebecca Guernsey 45, Anna Ironside ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 9, 2021 10:46 pm

high school soccer

Dowagiac soccer hosts invitational Saturday

The Dowagiac soccer team will host the annual Chieftain Invitational Saturday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:17 pm

high school soccer

Niles still trying to put together all the pieces

As the Niles soccer team moves into Wolverine Conference play, Vikings’ Coach Abel Fonseca is still trying to put together the right pieces to a ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 9, 2021 6:26 am

High school golf

Dowagiac gets past Edwardsburg in non-conference match

When your No. 1 golfer has a bad night, a coach counts on others to step up to the challenge. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 9:27 pm

College football

Irish, Wolverines, Spartans looking to go 2-0

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Week two of the college football season will feature non-conference games for Notre Dame and Michigan, while Michigan State steps away ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 3:40 pm

High school sports

Roundup: Brandywine, Dowagiac pick up soccer wins

Between the rain and lines of thunderstorms that rolled through southwest Michigan Tuesday afternoon and evening, the Brandywine and Dowagiac soccer teams were able to ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 10:12 am

High school football

Niles faces toughest test of season against Edwardsburg

When Niles hosts Edwardsburg in a battle of Wolverine Conference unbeatens Friday night, it will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 9:40 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Wednesday, Sept. 8

CROSS COUNTRY Girls Results THREE RIVERS 27, NILES 30 At Three Rivers Overall Winner Anezka Pradna, Three Rivers – 23:17   Niles Finishers Kierstyn Thompson ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 8:05 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Sept. 4

CROSS COUNTRY Golden Grizzlies Open At Oakland University Men’s Team Scores Oakland 15, St. Clair County CC 71, Cleary University 99, Southwestern Michigan College 107, ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 3, 2021 11:16 pm

High school football

Dowagiac makes tiny strides against Plainwell

The rebuilding of the Dowagiac football program is going to take some time, according to first-year coach Duane Davis. Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 3, 2021 2:29 pm

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