Staff Report, Author at Leader Publications

High school football

Roundup: Chieftains edge Loy Norrix; Rangers remain winless

Visiting Dowagiac snapped its 15-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over Kalamazoo Loy Norrix Friday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:43 pm

College cross country

No. 8-ranked Roadrunners finish second at Raider Invitational

The No. 8-ranked Southwestern Michigan College women’s cross country team finished second at the Grand Rapids Community College Raider Invitational Friday. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:17 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Oct. 1

FOOTBALL BUCHANAN 20, BERRIEN SPRINGS 14 At Buchanan Berrien Springs           0          0          7          7 – 14 Buchanan                    6          14        0          0 – 20 BU – ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 8:58 pm

High school tennis

Roundup: Niles netters split with Bobcats, Bucks

The Niles tennis team split a pair of non-conference matches against rivals Brandywine and Buchanan this week. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:54 am

high school volleyball

Roundup: Bobcats, Bucks win Lakeland matches; Eddies sweep Paw Paw

Visiting Brandywine rebounded from its loss to Buchanan with a 3-1 Lakeland Conference victory over Dowagiac Thursday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:38 am

Buchanan

Buchanan community discusses $34.9 million BCS bond proposal

BUCHANAN — Buchanan Community Schools hosted a bond proposal informational meeting Wednesday at Buchanan Christian Church, 112 W. Third Street, Buchanan. Community members were able ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 6:00 am

Brandywine HS

Daily Data: Friday, Sept. 30

TENNIS BRANDYWINE 7, NILES 1 At Niles Singles 1. Bode Bosch (BW) d. Elias Babler 6-2, 6-2; 2. Corban Gamble (BW) d. Jack Badman 6-2, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 30, 2022 10:33 am

Community News

Niles to live stream Saturday’s Apple Festival Parade

NILES — People from Niles and beyond will be able to watch Saturday’s Apple Festival Parade from the comfort of their own phone or tablet. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 30, 2022 10:24 am

Cass County

Two injured in Wednesday morning Porter Township crash

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle Porter Township crash Wednesday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Richard J. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 3:51 pm

high school volleyball

Roundup: Bucks beat Eddies 3-1; Rangers top Chiefs, Vikings fall to Cavemen

The battle between two of the area’s top volleyball teams turned into a lopsided affair at Buchanan High School Monday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 3:22 pm

Dowagiac

Dowagiac high school student suspended for making social media threats

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac Union High School student has been suspended for making “alarming comments” on social media, according to Dowagiac Union Schools. In a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 2:07 pm

Buchanan

One Buchanan to host disability, impairment forum

BUCHANAN – The public is invited and encouraged to attend One Buchanan’s Disability and Impairment Forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8th.  The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:24 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Wednesday, Sept. 28

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL MISHAWAKA 3, NILES 0 At Mishawaka Match Score Mishawaka d. Niles 27-25, 25-23, 25-13   Individual Statistics Kills Jillian Bruckner 16, Bree ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:55 pm

Community News

Edwardsburg Public Schools apologizes for guest speaker’s comments

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools has released an apology to the district after students and parents objected to a speaker’s presentation last week. In a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 5:38 pm

Community News

Dowagiac to purchase land from Cass County Land Bank Authority for $100

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac City Council approved a resolution to authorize the purchase of 204 Andrews St. from the Cass County Land Bank Authority for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 3:43 pm

High school golf

Roundup: Kalamazoo Christian win title; Sturgis surprises Wolverine field

The Kalamazoo Christian Comets put the finishing touches on their Lakeland/KVA Conference championship by winning the league tournament at Hawks Head in South Haven Monday. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:23 am

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Tuesday, Sept. 27

VOLLEYBALL BUCHANAN 3, EDWARDSBURG 1 At Buchanan Match Score Buchanan d. Edwardsburg 25-21, 17-25, 25-17, 25-13   Buchanan Individual Statistics Kills  Faith Carson 15, Josie ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:13 am

Motor sports

PHOTO STORY: Team USA wins Motocross of Nations

The 11-year drought for Team USA in the FIM Monster Energy Motocross of Nations came to an end at RedBud MX in Buchanan Sunday. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, September 26, 2022 10:29 am

College cross country

No. 8-ranked SMC women third at Firebird Invitational

The No. 8-ranked Southwestern Michigan College women’s cross country team placed third and the No. 15-ranked men’s team finished fourth at the Kirtland Firebird Invitational ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 25, 2022 9:38 pm

Cass County

Driver avoids serious injury after truck strikes tree, catches fire in Wayne Township

A Dowagiac man escaped serious injury when the truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree before catching fire in Wayne Township ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 25, 2022 11:33 am

High school football

Brandywine snaps 16-game losing streak against Dowagiac

The last time Brandywine defeated Dowagiac on the gridiron, America was celebrating its 200th birthday as a nation. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 25, 2022 10:43 am

High school football

Another quick start, another win for the Bucks

Another quick start helped the Buchanan Bucks win their third consecutive game Friday night. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 25, 2022 9:57 am

High school football

Eddies edge Trojans to extend winning streak

Former United States President Theodore Roosevelt said “nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty…” Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, September 24, 2022 8:05 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Sept. 24

FOOTBALL BRANDYWINE 14, DOWAGIAC 12 At Dowagiac Brandywine     6          8          0          0 – 14 Dowagiac        0          6          6          0 – 12 BW – Michael Palmer ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, September 24, 2022 4:33 pm

Cass County

Three-vehicle crash sends one to hospital

A three-vehicle accident sent a passenger to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon. Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 23, 2022 9:59 pm

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