The only roadblock standing in the way of Notre Dame’s trip to the College Football Playoff (CFP) is its matchup this Friday at North Carolina (6-2).
Saturday, November 21, 2020
A barred owl was seen and photographed in the daylight hours of Nov. 2 in the yard of Theodore Post in St. Joseph Township, not far from Hickory Creek. Post said the owl was present in his wooded yard for approximately two hours hunting for food. It is not known if the owl captured any prey.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Buchanan’s unbeaten regular season led to nine first-team selections and two honorable mentions on the all-Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference team, which was announced recently.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
The first College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be released next Tuesday, but barring any major upsets, don’t expect the four top teams in the current Associated Press poll to change.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Saturday, November 14, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — Lakeshore got a much tougher challenge from St. Joseph the second time around, but the Lancers' defense did enough to hold it off.
One of the finest rites of fall is spending some time on a Southwest Michigan river fishing for steelhead. If you’re hosted by a guy who really knows how to catch them, it gets even better.
Friday, November 13, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Audrey Dixon is only in her second season swimming for the Bridgman cooperative girls team, but she’s already preparing for her second trip to the state finals.
Lake Michigan Catholic’s boys cross country team had four freshmen in its top five runners at it finished 17th out of 27 teams in Saturday’s Division 4 state finals at Michigan International Speedway.
Saturday, November 07, 2020
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph didn't hesitate to get the ball in Griffin Shinrock's hands in Friday's Division 3 district semifinal against Battle Creek Harper Creek.
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman's eight-man football team may not have been able to participate in the Michigan High School Athletic Association playoffs, but the Bees still had plenty to play for on Saturday night.
The fall of 2020 is turning out to be great for observing evening grosbeaks in southern Michigan. This black, white and yellow finch inhabits the northern coniferous forests of Canada and northern Michigan during the summer months. During fall and winter, the species irrupts southward depend…
Lakeshore’s Race Bettich placed 13th out of 250 runners in the Division 2 boys cross country state finals Friday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
Friday, November 06, 2020
NEW BUFFALO — River Valley and Michigan Lutheran were back-and-forth for all of Thursday evening’s Division 4 volleyball district semifinals match at New Buffalo, but it was the Mustangs who eventually came out on top in five sets.
Thursday, November 05, 2020
WATERVLIET — Watervliet was the more consistent of a pair of very young volleyball teams in Wednesday's Division 3 district semifinal.
Coloma's boys and girls cross country teams have continued to improve all season, and as a result both will have a shot to run with the best in the state as the MHSAA cross country state finals are set to run this weekend at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
NILES — Lakeshore had dominant stretches in Monday's Division 2 volleyball district opener against Dowagiac. Inconsistency hurt the Lancers, however, as the Chieftains were able to come away with a 26-24, 12-25, 25-20, 16-25, 15-7 victory.
Saturday, October 31, 2020
VICKSBURG — St. Joseph's boys soccer team knew it could expect a tough outing when it saw Gull Lake for a third time this season in Saturday's Division 2 boys soccer regional championship at Vicksburg.
COLOMA — Coloma's football team was able to erase a double-digit deficit against Parchment in Friday's Division 6 football playoff opener, but the Comets couldn't come back a second time, eventually falling 42-40 to the Panthers at home.
The $200 Shimano Curado reel wasn’t as wrecked as I first thought when I saw it in the back seat of my truck, where Gracie the found-and-adopted Labrador retriever had been impatiently spending most of her time on our vacation this week.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Thursday, October 29, 2020
VICKSBURG — St. Joseph dominated nearly the entire first half of Wednesday's Division 2 boys soccer regional semifinal — until Marshall scored a goal with just a second left, evening the score at one at halftime.
Coloma’s football team is expecting a different look from Parchment when it sees the Panthers for a second time this season in a home Division 6 playoff opener on Friday night.