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Girls basketball

Girls basketball teams in Three Rivers and Constantine were among the local winners in the opening round of district action Monday. In Class B, Three Rivers upped its record to 20-1 after topping league foe Paw Paw, 63-38, in Three Rivers. History was made in the game, as junior Teagan Reeves became the school’s all-time leading girls’ scorer, surpassing Amy …

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TR Wildcat girls basketball team wins

The Three Rivers girls basketball team claimed the inaugural Wolverine Conference championship game Thursday in Three Rivers. The Wildcats improved their record to 19-1 after topping Plainwell for the second time this season, 44-39. Three Rivers represented the Wolverine Conference West Division, while Plainwell was the league’s East Division leader. Junior Teagan Reeves scoffed a game-high 15 points and grabbed …

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Biggest basketball game of season

The biggest boys basketball game of the season in St. Joseph County saw the home team come away victorious Tuesday. The Mendon Hornets, who brought a 15-1 record into its non-conference game against Class D, No. 1-ranked Climax-Scotts, prevailed, 51-50. The loss was the first of the season for Climax-Scotts, which now has a 17-1 record. No. 9-ranked Mendon took …

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Schau recipient of Oster Award

An English teacher at Sturgis High School has been named the recipient of the 2012 John E. Oster Award. Stephanie Harker Schau, a 1985 graduate of Sturgis High School, was presented the award during a Monday luncheon sponsored by the Sturgis Rotary Club. Created by Oster’s widow, Jo Ellen, the John E. Oster memorial recognizes teaching excellence in Sturgis Public …

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Academy nominees named

Congressman Fred Upton has announced his service academy nominees for the 2013-2014 academic year. According to a media release, the nominees have excelled both academically and athletically at their respective schools and have gone through an extensive selection process. The selection process included an interview with Upton’s Academy Advisory Board, which is comprised of local community leaders. Upon approval by …

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Dedication at Riverside Elementary

A bookshelf and nearly five dozen books were dedicated this week at Riverside Elementary in Constantine in memory of Jodi Parrack. The bookcase was assembled by Dale Wentela’s shop class at Constantine High School and funds to purchase 56 books came from proceeds left from a previous fundraiser. Labels inside the new books included a picture of Parrack and reference …

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