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high school soccer

Big second half lifts Edwardsburg kickers past Vikings 4-1

The Edwardsburg soccer team has struggled to score goals all season. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:02 pm

High school golf

Eddies win Wolverine Conference Jamboree

The Edwardsburg golf team has hovered around a team score of 215 much of the 2020 season. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:00 pm

high school soccer

Saavedra scores pair of goals as Chieftains blank Sturgis

Visiting Dowagiac scored three second-half goals to defeat Sturgis in a Wolverine Conference match on Monday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:57 pm

high school volleyball

Chieftains fall to Plainwel in five, play well at quad

It was a battle until the end between visiting Plainwell and Dowagiac in its Wolverine Conference match Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:54 pm

High school football

Chieftains have a lot of work to do

Just when it looked like the Dowagiac varsity football team was making strides, visiting Plainwell reeled off 30 unanswered points in the second half on ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 28, 2020 4:00 pm

high school volleyball

Niles goes 1-2 at own quad

Host Niles had a “loaded” volleyball quad as the Vikings went 1-2 against Lakeshore, Portage Northern and defending Division 3 state runner-up Schoolcraft. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 28, 2020 3:25 pm

High school golf

Eddies best Chieftains in non-conference match

Host Edwardsburg and Dowagiac got in a non-conference golf match at Four Lakes Country Club before the Eddies host a Wolverine Conference Jamboree on Monday ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:56 pm

high school volleyball

ROUNDUP: Dowagiac falls in five sets, Bobcats pick up BCS win

It was a battle until the end between visiting Plainwell and Dowagiac in its Wolverine Conference match Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:20 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Saturday, Sept. 26

FOOTBALL CASSOPOLIS 27, DECATUR 0 At Cassopolis Decatur           0          0          0          0 – 0 Cassopolis       0          6          14        7 – 27 CA – Daishean Jamison ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:17 pm

High school football

GALLERY: Friday night highlights — Week 2

It was a tough night for half of the schools in the Leader Publications coverage area. Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:16 pm

high school soccer

Niles soccer team too much for Cassopolis in 8-0 shutout

Visiting Niles scored early and often in an 8-0 non-conference victory over Cassopolis in boys soccer Thursday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:08 pm

high school soccer

ROUNDUP: Bobcats edge Bees, Chieftains fall to Trojans

The Brandywine soccer team used a pair of goals from Clayton Adams to edge host Bridgman 3-2 in a BCS Athletic Conference match Wednesday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:14 pm

Column

NOVAK: You can’t have your cake and eat it too

Do not get me wrong, I am glad sports has returned. Read more

by Scott Novak, Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:11 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Thursday, Sept. 24

SOCCER BRANDYWINE 3, BRIDGMAN 2 At Bridgman Halftime score Bridgman 2, Brandywine 1   First half BR – N/A BW – Clayton Adams (Isaac Martinez ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:36 pm

high school cross country

Edwardsburg improving with each race

Veteran Edwardsburg cross country coach Beth Gunn-Peters was impressed with her squad, despite being swept by host Three Rivers in a Wolverine Conference dual meet ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:00 pm

high school volleyball

Chieftains push Eddies in key Wolverine match

When you are the defending Wolverine Conference champion, you have a target on your back every night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:38 pm

high school volleyball

GALLERY: Edwardsburg knocks off Dowagiac in key conference match

A pair of undefeated Wolverine Conference volleyball teams squared off Tuesday night with visiting Edwardsburg getting the best of Dowagiac. Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:27 pm

high school soccer

Chieftains blank Edwardsburg in key Wolverine match

It took more than 70 minutes for a goal to be scored, but when Cole Weller passed a ball across to Noah Green, the Dowagiac ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:56 pm

High school tennis

Brandywine remains undefeated in BCS Conference matches

The Brandywine tennis team moved a step closer to locking up one of the top spots in the upcoming BCS Athletic Conference Tournament, which will ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:20 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Tuesday, Sept. 22

SOCCER DOWAGIAC 1, EDWARDSBURG 0 At Dowagiac Halftime score Edwardsburg 0, Dowagiac 0   Second half D – Noah Green 74th minute (Cole Weller assist) ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:23 pm

High school football

New coach, no problem for Cass

It took all of one series for the host Cassopolis Rangers to look like nothing had changed from the 2019 season. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:50 pm

High school sports

GALLERY: Chieftains edge Eddies, Bobcats beat rival Bucks

A late score by the Dowagiac soccer team gave the host Chieftains a 1-0 victory over Edwardsburg Monday night. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:49 pm

high school volleyball

Chieftains remain undefeated in Wolverine Conference play

The Dowagiac volleyball team remained undefeated in the Wolverine Conference with a 3-0 win over host Paw Paw last Thursday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:45 pm

high school soccer

Thornton, Vota lead Vikings past Bees

NILES — Dominic Thornton and Cade Vota have been a scoring juggernaut for the Niles soccer team this season. The two combined for all seven ... Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 21, 2020 4:00 pm

high school volleyball

ROUNDUP: Niles goes 2-1 at Lakeview quad, Bucks win Vicksburg quad

Visiting Niles had a good day at the Battle Creek Lakeview Quad on Saturday. Read more

by Scott Novak, Monday, September 21, 2020 3:45 pm

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