Jonesville Comets

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Running to a new beat: A new coach and new philosophy in Jonesville

With their football program teetering on upper echelon status in the Big Eight and drawing closer to another state playoff berth, Jonesville athletic director Kathy Bondsteel looked to a former Hudson Tiger to transform her Comets from boys to young men. Joshua Lindeman is a self-professed blue-collar kind of guy who loves to bang heads … Continue reading

Trading colors for opportunity: Hillsdale JV volleyball coach takes varsity gig at Jonesville

A Hornet for more than a decade, Debbie Proctor-Bigelow is now officially a major piece of a cross-town rivals’ volleyball program. Trading in her blue and gold for black and orange and the opportunity to coach at a higher level, the former Hillsdale JV volleyball coach was approved by the Jonesville School Board as the … Continue reading

A few more scraps to nibble on

CHARGERS ALUMNI FOOTBALL GAME BEING ORGANIZED Not only will former Hills­dale College football players gather for an all-class reunion this Homecoming on Oct. 9-­10, but they will also have a chance to demonstrate what skills they may have left. The first ever alumni flag football game will be played on Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. … Continue reading

Heart and head: Coach Dunn shows support for battle-tested former player

Jonesville head girls basketball coach Tom Dunn shaved his head recently, but it wasn’t for any of the conventional reasons. His team didn’t win a league title, he didn’t lose a bet with his players and it certainly wasn’t because he wanted to look stylish when he wears his muscle shirts at summer practices. It … Continue reading

Too tough to swallow: Comets’ 3-run lead evaporates in final inning

Just when the Jonesville softball team’s magic carpet ride was about to fly to new heights, the rug was pulled out from underneath them and a tough life lesson was served up. The Comets blew a 3-0 seventh-inning lead and were just one out away from advancing to the regional finals, before Manchester stormed back … Continue reading