Everyone who follows high school sports knows how important varsity head coaches are. Perhaps lesser-known is the vital function assistant coaches play in keeping the programs rolling.
The addition of seeding at the regional level in ice hockey, and adjustments to provide byes for top-seeded teams in basketball and soccer, were among the most notable actions taken by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Spring Meetin…
The West Michigan D League announced their all-conference basketball teams last week, after the originally scheduled league meeting was postponed in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A strong year of girls basketball in the county resulted in five local players earning first team all-conference honors.
Four players from the county were honored for their boys basketball seasons this spring with some sort of all-conference honor.
LEROY — Hesperia played one of its best offensive games of the season last Wednesday night in the district semifinals, but fell short to Pine River, 71-35.
MARION — Pentwater was able to sink its free throws down the stretch and prevent a surprise from Mason County Eastern to take a 43-38 victory in the MHSAA Division 4 district semifinals Wednesday in Marion.
LEROY — Shelby played its most impressive game of the season last Wednesday in the district semifinals at Pine River, edging Evart 61-55.
GRAYLING — It’s one thing to know high-pressure defense is coming. As Hart learned Tuesday, it’s quite another to actually go up against it.
LEROY — Hart and Evart exchanged blow after blow to each other in overtime of an MHSAA Division 3 boys basketball district quarterfinal Monday, and it was the Wildcats that scored the victory, 63-59.