March 26, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
Sturgis High School’s Chance Stewart was named a member of the Class B All-State basketball team by the Michigan Associated Press.
Stewart, who has signed a letter of intent to play football for Western Michigan University in the fall, was a Class B honorable-mention basketball recipient a year ago.
Stewart is second in career scoring leaders for the Trojans and set a single-game scoring record for Sturgis this past season, when he scored 43 points against Kalamazoo Loy Norrix during post-season play earlier this month.
The Associated Press Class B basketball All-State team, as selected by a panel of 11 Michigan sports writers, included Corky Emrick of the Sturgis Journal.
March 18, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
A pair of seniors from the Three Rivers Lady Cats basketball team received special honors from the Michigan Associated Press.
Teagan Reeves and Linsey Masnari were recognized, as Reeves was named to the Class B all-state basketball team, while Masnari made the honorable-mention list.
Reeves, who will attend Western Michigan University in the fall and play volleyball and basketball, scored more than 550 points this season. She placed third in Michigan’s Miss Basketball.
Masnari, a three-year starter, scored 352 points in 24 games this season.
March 17, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
Mendon volleyball coach Kathy Trenary is a finalist for national coach of the year.
The National High School Athletic Coaches Association has named Trenary as one of eight candidates for the position. The winner will be announced during the association’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in June. Trenary said she plans to attend the four-day conference.
Trenary said nominations of such high prestige aren’t possible without players who are willing to work hard or have a strong character developed by a foundation started by their parents.
March 14, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
Brooke Howard, a Mendon High School senior, has been named to the Associated Press Class C all-state basketball team.
Mendon’s all-time leading scorer in girls’ basketball, the 5-foot-11 Howard received honorable mention as a sophomore and was a first-team all-state honoree her junior year.
Howard, who was named the Sturgis Journal’s Female Prep Athlete of the Year in 2013, was also a member of the AP’s Class C all-state volleyball team last fall.
She plans to attend Grand Valley State University in the fall.
March 12, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
The Mendon lady Hornets saw their season end in the state Class C quarterfinals Tuesday night at Watervliet High School.
In a rematch of a non-conference game earlier in the season, Mendon fell to Gobles, 49-40. Gobles won on its home floor last month by a 4-point margin over the Lady Hornets.
The setback leaves the Lady Hornets with a 20-3 final record. The Tigers, meanwhile, remain perfect at 25-0 and will play at the Breslin Center in East Lansing Thursday in the Class C semifinal.
February 11, 2014 by Administrator · Comments Off
Marcellus High School senior Steven McKenzie is one of 32 athletes in the state to earn a prestigious award.
McKenzie was named a Michigan High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete. School officials said there were more than 1,700 applicants this year and McKenzie was one of two class D male athletes to earn the award.
The recognition is based on McKenzie’s grade-point average in conjunction with his participation in sports.
He will be honored at halftime of the class C boys basketball finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center March 22.
McKenzie will also get a $1,000 scholarship toward his post-secondary education.