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Saturday, November 21, 2020

The Lakeshore-St. Joseph Warriors varsity hockey team has had to adapt to a lot of changes this season.

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

Preparing to compete against Michigan’s best at the girls high school swimming state finals is challenging enough.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The MHSAA is still hoping to conclude its fall sports tournaments after a three-week shutdown. That could put some local teams in unusual situations in December.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

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.

Buchanan couldn’t contain Constantine’s Brayden Clark early on in a 55-28 loss to the Falcons on Friday in a Division 6 district football championship game.

Friday, November 13, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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

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…

Friday, November 06, 2020
Thursday, November 05, 2020

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.

Nate Necas rushed for a pair of touchdowns and threw another as Bridgman's eight-man football team defeated Concord 43-21 on Friday.

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.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

St. Joseph and Lakeshore are in opposite brackets of their Division 3 football district and are expected to eventually meet again for the title.