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Forti helps Oilers reach semifinals

Forti helps Oilers reach semifinals

IMLAY CITY — Foster Oilers 16U softball team, which counts Imlay City’s Jaya Forti among their ranks, made it to the semifinal round before bowing out at the Northern Illinois Lightning 2021 Radtke Memorial Tournament July 2-3 in Chicago, Illinois. The team started...

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Almont 14U are tourney champs

Almont 14U are tourney champs

ALMONT — The Almont 14U baseball team went 3-0 en route to a first-place showing at the Imlay City All-Star Tournament this past weekend. Almont opened their tournament stint Saturday with a 13-0 win against Capac. Later that day, Almont picked up a 12-2 victory over...

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Battanis excel at state games

Battanis excel at state games

ALMONT — Almont’s Chase, Payton and Bryson Battani excelled at the State Games of Michigan recently. The meet was contested Saturday, June 26 at Comstock Park High School. Chase, who is 14, excelled despite being accidentally placed in the 15-year-old age group. He...

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Imlay 10U squad wins championship

Imlay 10U squad wins championship

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City 10U softball squad registered a first-place showing at the Alysha Rahn Tournament it hosted last weekend. Imlay City started things off Saturday with a 10-2 win against Capac. Later that day, Imlay City pulled out a 2-1 victory over...

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Johnston makes All-State lineup

Johnston makes All-State lineup

ALMONT — Almont third baseman Devin Johnston earned a spot on the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Division 2 All-State first team lineup which was announced recently. She laid the foundation for those accolades by generating a .600 average,...

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Battani places first in the GLIAC

Battani places first in the GLIAC

ALMONT — Jacob Battani, a former standout at Almont High School, excelled for the Grand Valley State University men’s track team at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship on Friday, May 7. Davenport College, in Caledonia, is where the...

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BWAC’s top soccer talent honored

BWAC’s top soccer talent honored

TRI-CITY AREA — The following players landed a spot on the All-Blue Water Area Conference girls’ soccer lineup which was announced recently: First team- Jenna Nikles, Armada; Jessica Labon, Armada; Caroline Kopp, Armada; Megan Brown, Armada; Catie Dusenberry, Algonac;...

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All-Area girls’ track team named

All-Area girls’ track team named

TRI-CITY AREA — This is a team that most any coach would be glad to call there own. Here is a look at the 2021 edition of The Tri-City Times All-Area girls’ track squad and the credentials they generated along the way: Name: Mary Lengemann School: Imlay City Year:...

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Almont standout plays in All-Star grid clash

Almont standout plays in All-Star grid clash

Lulgjuraj lines up on both sides of the ball for East team   ALMONT — Almont’s Michael Lulgjuraj suited up for the East team in a 48-14 loss to the West squad at the 31st Michigan High School Football Coaches Association All-Star Game last Saturday afternoon....

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Almont dominates Times All-Area  baseball squad

Almont dominates Times All-Area baseball squad

TRI-CITY AREA —From start to finish, these players set the standard for excellence with their play out on the diamond. Here is a look at who made the 2021 edition of the Tri-City Times All-Area baseball squad and the numbers they posted en route: Nolan Idyle, Almont...

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