Johnston impressive at plate

Almont catcher helps team to a third place in Illinois regional qualifier ALMONT — The Turnin Two 14U softball team, which lists Almont’s Devin Johnston on its roster, registered a third-place finish at the PGF Regional Qualifier recently. The tournament unfolded July...

Barker looks for spot on GVSU track team

  CAPAC — Capac’s Hank Barker will attempt to make the Grand Valley State University men’s track team as a walk-on prospect during the 2020-21 campaign. He entered his senior year coming off a strong junior season with the Capac boys’ track team. In the 110-meter...

Almont Attack posts a 4-2 mark

  TRI-CITY AREA — Almont Attack gave a good account of themselves, fashioning a 4-2 mark at the All Sanction 12U World Series this past week. Columbus, Ohio hosted the tournament which ran from Thursday through Sunday. The squad opened tournament action Friday...

Young Guns 17U squad claim leagues’ top finish

  TRI- CITY AREA — The Michigan Young Guns 17U baseball team wrapped up their season as Greater Flint Baseball League champions, sweeping the Grand Blanc Gladiators 17U squad by 11-4 and 4-1 scores. The doubleheader was contested Tuesday, July 28 at Grand Blanc...

Phased-in practices, competition eyed

MHSAA Council affirms lower-risk sports will keep traditional start dates TRI-CITY AREA — The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council approved the next steps in returning member schools last Wednesday, adopting a plan to phase in competition...

Jaya Forti helps Oilers to second

  IMLAY CITY — The Foster Oilers 16U softball team, which counts Imlay City’s Jaya Forti among their ranks, registered a second-place finish at the In the Net July Jamboree Tournament this past weekend. Palmrya, Pennsylvania is where the action unfolded. The...