Staff Report, Author at Leader Publications

High school golf

Bucks’ Gartland, Valentine finish 62nd and 69th at state golf finals

Seniors John Gartland and Ethan Valentine finished 62nd and 69th at the Division 3 Boys Golf Finals at The Meadows on the campus of Grand ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 13, 2021 6:14 pm

High school softball

Edwardsburg falls to Wayland in regional finals

The postseason run for the Edwardsburg softball team ended in the Division 2 Regional championship game at Otsego High School Saturday afternoon. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:06 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Sunday, June 13

BASEBALL Division 3 Regional Finals At Grand Rapids BUCHANAN 9, NORTH MUSKEGON 0 N. Muskegon   000  000      0 – 0 2 4 Buchanan        005      004      ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:00 pm

News

Hit-and-run injures Niles woman

HOWARD TOWNSHIIP — A 78-year-old Howard Township woman was injured in a hit-and-run crash near Barron Lake Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:20 pm

Edwardsburg

Drugs found in Ontwa Township residence

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Two individuals were detained Friday after detectives found methamphetamines in an Ontwa Township home. The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team announced that ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:19 pm

Golf outing

Chieftain Golf Outing still has openings

One year after having to cancel the Chieftain Golf Outing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dowagiac Athletic Department and Dowagiac Union School’s Foundation will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:00 pm

Berrien County

Illinois man dead, Benton Harbor teen arrested after two vehicle Oronoko Township crash Monday

ORONOKO TOWNSHIP – A DeKalb, Illinois, man is dead and a Benton Harbor teen has been arrested after a crash Monday in Oronoko Township. Michigan ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 1:36 pm

High school baseball

Division 2 Academic All-District Team named

The Niles baseball team, which reached the Division 2 District championship game before falling to three-time defending champion Lakeshore Saturday, had four players named to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 10, 2021 6:01 pm

News

Bell Road under construction Friday, Saturday

NILES TOWNSHIP – Road construction will continue on Bell Road, between M-51 and Third Street, in Niles township on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:16 pm

Youth sports

Rocket Football registration opens Friday

Registration for Niles Rocket Football will begin online Friday and run through July 16. Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:02 pm

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 891,057 cases, 19,432 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Tuesday, Berrien County reported 13,882 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:00 pm

High school baseball

Buchanan, Brandywine lead All-Red Division baseball squad

Led by BCS Athletic Conference Red Division Most Valuable Player Matthew Hoover, the Buchanan baseball team had four players named first-team all-division. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:06 pm

High school softball

Eddies win first softball district crown in four years

Pitching, defense and timely hitting helped the Edwardsburg softball team win its first Division 2 District championship in four years. Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:54 am

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 890,764 cases, 19,376 deaths

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As of Monday, Berrien County reported 13,879 COVID-19 cases and 269 deaths, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 4:40 pm

High school tennis

Brandywine duo reach Division 3 Final Four

Brandywine freshmen Ellie Knapp and Tressa Hullinger reached the quarterfinals of the Division 4 State Tennis Championships in Kalamazoo Friday. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 2:37 pm

High school baseball

Bucks record pair of shutouts on way to sixth straight district title

There is an old adage in sports that you cannot lose if you do not let a team score. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 10:42 am

Cass County

Vandalia man injured in Calvin Township crash

CALVIN TOWNSHIP — A Vandalia man has been transported to the hospital following an early morning crash in Calvin Township, according to the Cass County ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 9:18 am

High school sports

PHOTO GALLERY: District baseball and softball champions decided

District baseball and softball champions were decided in Bridgman, Stevensville and Edwardsburg in Division 2 and Division 3 Saturday. Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 1:35 am

Scoreboard

UPDATED: Daily Data: Sunday, June 6

BASEBALL Championship Game LAKESHORE 5, NILES 3 At Stevensville Lakeshore        103      010      0 – 5 10 2 Niles                ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:49 am

High school track & field

Athletes ready for state track finals

Athletes from Edwardsburg, Buchanan, Niles and Cassopolis are ready to compete in the state track finals Saturday. Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:08 pm

Scoreboard

Daily Data: Friday, June 4

SOCCER THREE RIVERS 5, DOWAGIAC 0 At Niles Halftime Score Three Rivers 2, Dowagiac 0   First Half TR – Torrie Towles (Alivia Knapp assist) ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 4, 2021 10:28 am

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports one new COVID-19 death

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Berrien County reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday. As of Thursday, Berrien County reported 13,852 COVID-19 cases and 268 deaths, according to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:18 pm

Brandywine Education

Brandywine grad released by WWE

NILES — On Wednesday, World Wrestling Entertainment announced its latest round of releases — and a Brandywine graduate was on the list. Brandywine Class of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:12 pm

News

Fireworks show set for July 2 in Niles

NILES — The show will go on. After a hiatus due to COVID-19 precautions in 2020, fireworks will return to the Four Flags Apple Festival ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13 pm

High school golf

Buchanan duo qualify for state golf finals

Ethan Valentine and John Gartland, of Buchanan, qualified as individuals for the Division 3 state golf finals, which will be hosted by Grand Valley State ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:19 pm

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