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Sports complex committee seek additional land

Supporters of a proposed 17-field sports development in the Three Rivers area are expected to find out later this month whether St. Joseph County officials will consider sooner than later helping fund the purchase of a 40-acre parcel to support the potential complex. Jared Hoffmaster, representing the steering committee assembled to plan and promote the youth sports complex, told commissioners …

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Girls Golf Results

Three Rivers traveled to Arbor Hills Golf Club in Jackson for the Jackson Western Invitational with mixed results. Erin Taylor finished T15 overall with a score of 101 (out of 90 players). However the team ended up 17th out of the 18 teams. Also playing for the Wildcats were Maddie Reus, Sydney Ruth, Cara Smith and Sara Haydon. “This event …

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Alumni football

An alumni football game Saturday between Colon and Centreville high schools generated about $2,500 for a Constantine man injured a week earlier in an alumni contest of his own. Organizers of the weekend’s matchup between the Magi and Bulldogs agreed they would designate all gate receipts for Robert Roll, a 2003 Constantine High School graduate who suffered a neck injury …

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New athletic director at Glen Oaks


Glen Oaks Community College announces the hiring of Courtney Ivan as the new athletic director/director of fitness and wellness center. Ivan comes to Glen Oaks from Jackson College, Jackson, Michigan, where she was the assistant director of housing and head women’s basketball coach. Born and raised in Belleville, Michigan, Ivan is a graduate of Mercyhurst University-Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania. Ivan …

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K-Wings Round Out Front Office Hires

The Kalamazoo Wings have hired Joe Roberts as its new director of public relations and broadcaster. Roberts began his professional career with the K-Wings as an intern during the fall of 2010, and has since been employed by the team in several different capacities. Most recently, his responsibilities included acting as the in-game emcee and PA announcer during the 2014-15 …

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Little League disallows use of yellow ball for player

A 13-year-old Detroit area boy with a visual impairment due to albinism has been denied the use of an easier-to-see baseball during a national Little League tournament. WJBK-TV and MLive.com report that Ryan Huizdos’ Grosse Pointe Woods team was told the yellow baseball he uses while batting in local games was not approved by the national organization. Ryan played in …

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