Sports

Whitmer urges halt of high school classes, youth sports

Faced with the country’s highest rate of new coronavirus infections, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday urged a two-week suspension of in-person high school classes, all youth sports and indoor restaurant dining. She stopped short of ordering restrictions, instead asking for voluntary compliance to slow the spread of COVID-19. High schools should shift to virtual learning, both school and non-school …

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Boys Basketball – Thursday

Parchment 39,  Three Rivers 35 Coldwater 73,  Sturgis 69  (overtime) Schoolcraft 77, Decatur 31 Paw Paw 69,  Vicksburg 62  (overtime) Centreville 61,  Union City 57  (overtime) Brandywine 60,  Marcellus 51 Colon 62,  Athens 19

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Girls basketball – Wednesday

Three Rivers 60,  Niles 56 (overtime) Schoolcraft 50,  White Pigeon 10 Colon 66,  Howardsville Christian 28 Lakeview 43, Sturgis 18 Edwardsburg 69,  Constantine 42

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Contact sports can resume Monday in Michigan, with masks

A ban on popular high school winter sports was lifted Thursday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration, days after frustrated parents and anxious teens rallied at the Capitol to try to persuade officials that basketball, wrestling and hockey could safely take place during the coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer said science, not protests, made the difference. Nonetheless, many school officials said they believe …

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Michigan debates lifting ban on high school contact sports

The fight over whether to allow youth contact sports took center court Thursday in Lansing as Michigan lawmakers heard testimony from educators, parents and students wanting to get back to competition. Even though a ban on indoor dining ends Feb. 1, youth contact sports, including winter high school seasons in basketball, hockey, wrestling and competitive cheer, remain off-limits because of the …

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MHSAA: Football, volleyball, swimming tourneys will resume

The Michigan high school fall sports season is stretching into January, but no spectators will be allowed. Football playoffs will resume Jan. 2. The eight-player championship games will be played Jan. 9, followed by the 11-player finals on Jan. 15-16, the Michigan High School Athletic Association said Friday. The announcement came after the state health director said football and volleyball …

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TR football – Players named to all-conference team

Despite a team that finished with one win in seven games this abbreviated season, Three Rivers High School’s varsity football team placed six people on the all-conference team. The Wildcats receiving recognition by the Wolverine Conference as first-team all-conference members are offensive lineman Jacob Reynolds, defensive lineman Luke Stasiuk and punter/place kicker Brayden Selent. Reynolds is a sophomore, Stasiuk and …

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