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Almost, but not quite for Comets: Intense final four minutes work against Jonesville

Joshua Lindeman’s first major task as Jonesville’s head football coach will be picking his team up after a heart-breaking finish in the Comets’ season opener. A fourth-down call late in the game didn’t work out in Lindeman’s favor, Stockbridge capitalized and all of a sudden a 7-all game with 3:48 remaining became a 20-7 home … Continue reading

Buzz kill: Hudson shows no mercy to Hillsdale

Written by Hillsdale Daily News Editor Jim Pruitt Hudson’s running game was too much for Hillsdale as the Tigers romped 40-26 over the Hornets in the season opener for both teams. The Tigers (1-0) rolled up 403 yards in total offense — all on the ground. They set the tone in their first play from … Continue reading

Bronson races past Quincy in Big Eight opener for both squads

Written by Gary Baker of the Coldwater Daily Reporter An offense is nothing without a line. Either is a running back, according to Bronson senior tailback Tony Myers, who ran for 181 yards and 5 scores in a 41-6 thumping of the Quincy Orioles. “I wouldn’t have been anywhere tonight without my blockers,” said Myers. … Continue reading

Hittin’ Friday Night Lights Hard

What a way to make a statement about the county — seven of its eight teams lost and the only victory was Reading’s, in a game against another county squad, Camden-Frontier. The most surprising outcome was Hillsdale’s, not so much because they lost to Hudson, 40-26, but because their defense was porous and gave up … Continue reading

Welcome to the spotlight: Comets QB gears up for first career start in opener

From a reliable junior varsity player to the centerpiece of the biggest game in town — or the village in this case.Jonesville junior Spencer Nielsen is taking over one of the least productive passing offenses in the Big Eight last year and while he might have a normal case of pre-game jitters prior to his … Continue reading