Sports

Mendon volleyball team to face Beal City

This football season may be done for the year, but Mendon High School has an athletic team one step from playing for a state title. The Mendon varsity volleyball team is set to take the court Friday afternoon in Battle Creek, where the Lady Hornets will face Beal City in a Class D match. Mendon, ranked No. 2 in Class …

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Constantine headed to semi-final game

Two of three St. Joseph County high schools came up short over the weekend in their bids to advance to the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s football playoffs. The Constantine Falcons were the only team to survive and advance to the final four in Division 6. The Falcons on Friday topped previously unbeaten Hillsdale, 49-35. Constantine will battle Monroe St. …

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Regional Championships

Regional championships and a berth to the state’s Final Four in their respective divisions are on the line for three area high school football teams. Sporting an 8-3 record, the Three Rivers Wildcats will travel to play Grand Rapids South Christian, also 8-3, in District 4 regional action tonight at 7 o’clock. In District 6, Constantine will again play a …

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Local football teams get wins

Three St. Joseph County-based high school football teams are district champions following action over the weekend. Three Rivers, Constantine and Mendon have moved on to the field of eight in their respective divisions. Three Rivers and Constantine picked up road wins Friday night, with victories at Williamston and Schoolcraft, respectively. Meanwhile, Mendon defended its home field during a battle of …

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It’s a sweep for the Giants

Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.  Ryan Theriot, who went hitless for St. Louis in Game 7 of last year’s Series, singled softly into right field off …

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Area football teams in playoffs

A trio of area high school football teams will move on to the second week of the playoffs after posting wins over the weekend. Three Rivers will hit the road to play Williamston after the Wildcats upset Battle Creek Pennfield Friday night, 20-14. Meanwhile, Constantine also gained a road win Friday, beating Watervliet, 48-33. The Falcons will face a stiff …

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