THREE OAKS — River Valley varsity boys basketball coach Jason Heckathorn recently announced he is stepping down after 16 years in the River Valley Middle-High School Athletic Department (the last four seasons as varsity coach).
ST. JOSEPH — Fans were treated to an evening of action-packed high school basketball at Lake Michigan Catholic on March 11 as Eau Claire topped New Buffalo 72-69 in a wild, foul-filled Division 4 semifinal contest before River Valley methodically ended MIchigan Lutheran's season by a 52-25 margin.
NEW BUFFALO – March Magic began in earnest for the River Valley boys basketball team against New Buffalo on Thursday, March 5.
THREE OAKS — Fans attending the Friday, March 6, Division 4 district championship game between Michigan Lutheran and New Buffalo were expecting a battle. The two teams split their two regular-season match-ups, with the Bison winning the last game by 20 points on Feb. 7.
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman’s boys basketball team jumped to an early lead over Cassopolis in Monday’s opening round of the Division 3 boys basketball district tournament, but the Bees were unable to keep the momentum in an eventual 44-38 loss.
THREE OAKS — Michigan Lutheran and New Buffalo are set for a third girls basketball meeting this season, this time with a district title on the line. The Titans beat host River Valley 42-28 and the Bison bested Lake Michigan Catholic 49-35 Wednesday, March 4, in Division 4 district semi…
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo High School boys and girls basketball teams played in honor of those whose lives have been touched by cancer on Friday, Feb. 21.
ST. JOSEPH – The River Valley girls basketball team gave Michigan Lutheran all it could handle in the early goings of a Feb. 20 Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph White Division tilt. The Titans shook off a slow start to defeat River Valley 36-20, clinching at least a share of their fifth straight BCS …
LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced that 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools will receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.
NEW BUFFALO — It was more hard work on both ends of the court than Winterfest magic that powered the New Buffalo High School girls basketball team over previously unbeaten (and ranked 5th in Division 4) Michigan Lutheran 54-34 on Friday, Feb. 7.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo HIgh School boys and girls basketball teams were both triumphant at home against Countryside Academy on Friday, Jan. 31.
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman’s Donnie Necas was selected first team all-state in Division 1 eight-man football by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association.
THREE OAKS — New Buffalo and River Valley both entered their Jan. 24 BCS White Division boys basketball game unbeaten in the league.
THREE OAKS — A strong defensive effort helped the River Valley High School girls varsity basketball team top New Buffalo 36-25 in a Jan. 24 BCS White Division battle.
BRIDGMAN — The River Valley girls basketball team out-scored Bridgman 12-3 in the fourth quarter of a Jan. 21 game to convert a close contest into a 36-25 triumph.
NEW BUFFALO — On a Jan. 17 “Night of Champions” when teams and individuals from New Buffalo High School’s athletic program were recognized for their accomplishments over the past year, the varsity girls and boys basketball squads scored emphatic victories over their counterparts from Covert.
NEW BUFFALO — The Bridgman High School boys varsity basketball team simply wouldn’t allow New Buffalo to score during a Saturday, Jan. 18, battle between members of the BCS Red and White divisions won by the Bees 55-20.
ST. JOSEPH — The New Buffalo High School boys varsity basketball team bounced back from a lopsided loss to Niles by blasting conference foe Lake Michigan Catholic 68-27 on Friday, Jan. 10.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College served as the epicenter of Southwest Michigan esports on Dec. 5 as players, coaches and families came from across Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties for an eight-team esports championship tournament.
BRIDGMAN — Bridgman High School boys basketball coach Mike Miller was impressed with his team’s defensive performance following a Friday, Jan. 3, game against rival River Valley.
THREE OAKS — The River Valley High School girls basketball team finished the second quarter of its Dec. 27 game with Bridgman on a 12-0 run to take a commanding 25-7 half-time lead.
THREE OAKS — The River Valley boys basketball team rallied from a 9-point first-half deficit to claim a 51-43 victory over Howardsville Christian in a Friday, Dec. 13, BCS White Division showdown.
LAWTON — The Bridgman and Decatur volleyball teams put on a show for fans attending Tuesday’s Division 3 district quarterfinal at Lawton High School. The Bees overcame a first-set setback to win 22-25, 34-32, 25-15, 25-18 in a district game that the coaches, players, and fans will remembe…
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo High School volleyball team lost just one game during the Oct. 26 BCS White Division Tournament, and that setback was followed by two straight wins over Michigan Lutheran to leave NB the undisputed conference champs.
ALLENDALE — Bridgman’s girls cross country team won its first-ever regional title at the Saturday, Oct. 26, Division 4 regional meet held at Allendale High School.
NEW BUFFALO — Chase Strother won the No. 4 singles flight for Bridgman (which has a co-op program with New Buffalo and Lake Michigan Catholic) at the Oct. 10 Division 4 regional tourney.
BRIDGMAN – In a late-season battle for first place in the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference Red Division, the Bridgman volleyball team moved one step closer to a conference title by defeating Brandywine 23-25, 25-18, 25-17, 25-20 on Wednesday, Oct. 2.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — The Bridgman High School girls cross country team has not lost a meet all season, and that trend continued Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Berrien County Cross Country Invitational as the Bees captured their first-ever girls county title.
BRIDGMAN — Hunter Adams did a little bit of everything for Bridgman in the Friday, Sept. 6, eight-man football contest against visiting Lake Michigan Catholic.