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Pair of 40-point games headline Tuesday's Kalamazoo-area hoops action

CMU commit Dylan Jergens and GVSU signee Daisy Ansel each scored 40-plus Tuesday, among other prep hoops highlights.

Vote for the Kalamazoo-area high school basketball Player of the Week

See the area's top performers from the first full basketball week of 2019, then vote for the Player of the Week.

Daisy Ansel's 3-point barrage headlines Tuesday's Kalamazoo hoops action

Ansel drained eight 3-pointers and finished with 37 points on a busy night of high school hoops.

Otsego's 28-game win streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo-area hoops action

The Otsego boys basketball team moved to 10-0 and remained one of six undefeated teams in the Kalamazoo area.

CMU commit's two 50-point games headline Kalamazoo holiday hoops action

Dylan Jergens scored 109 points in two games to move up to No. 24 on the state's career scoring list.

Meet the candidates running for the Comstock Public Schools board

Two candidates are challenging four incumbents for their seats on the Comstock Public Schools Board of Education.

No threat against Comstock Public Schools, will be open Monday

COMSTOCK, MI -- Comstock Public Schools will be open Monday, April 9 as authorities found there is no threat to the district. Gerielle Stewart, Comstock High ...

Vote for the Kalamazoo-area high school basketball Player of Week 3

See the Kalamazoo-area's top high school hoops performers and vote for the Player of the Week.

See Kalamazoo-area school enrollments from fall 2018 Count Day

Count Day 2018 was Wednesday, Oct. 3, and students from schools in Kalamazoo County are counted for state funding.

3 accused killers. 1 high school class.

Jason Dalton is the latest classmate in Comstock High's Class of '89 to be charged with murder.

Comstock High School students to benefit from new $1 million scholarship fund  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A new scholarship fund for students at Comstock High School will award at least $1000 to members in the Class of 2013 if they have a minimum grade-point ...

Excellence in Education recognizes 2018 seniors in Kalamazoo County

The 2018 Excellence in Education program on April 18 will honor 47 high school seniors and their significant educators.

Rotary Club of Kalamazoo honors philanthropists Jim and Lois Richmond

The local couple are the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Red Rose Citation, recognizing those who place "*service* above self."

Otsego's hot streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo prep hoops action

KALAMAZOO, MI - The Otsego boys basketball team improved to 5-0 and extended its regular-season win streak to 23 games with a 77-42 win over South ...

Lunch and breakfast will be free for all in Comstock Public Schools

With up to 75 percent of its students elibigle for the School Nutrition Program, Superintendent Todd Mora said the state suggested that the free lunch and ...

Comstock's trophy case a reminder of a decade of volleyball dominance

COMSTOCK, MI – What do the Chicago Bulls, the San Francisco 49ers and the Comstock High School volleyball team have in common? All three teams have ...

Sick people reminded to stay home after schools close due to illness

KALAMAZOO, MI -- County health officials are reminding the public to stay home when sick after an increase of ill students and staff caused Comstock Public ...

Kalamazoo boxer aims for IBF title in undercard to Claressa Shields bout

Kalamazoo boxer Nick Givhan poses for a photo after a workout at Alliance AZO Martial Arts Training Center on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (Patrick Nothaft ...

12 teachers retiring from Comstock Public Schools  The Kalamazoo Gazette

Twelve teachers are retiring this summer from Comstock Public Schools.

Comstock Public Schools staff working hard to turn around a struggling district, but will it be enough?  Kalamazoo Gazette -

"We've got a lot of people working extremely hard on figuring out what we need to do," Comstock Superintendent Todd Mora said. "But it takes a lot of work, a lot ...

Comstock High School to get college adviser through Michigan College Access Network  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Through a program to boost Michigan's college graduation rate, Comstock High School is getting a new full-time adviser to help students navigate the college ...

Eight Kalamazoo-area players named to Class B boys basketball All-State team

Comstock's Tyreese Gardner (21) shoots the ball as Kalamazoo Christian players attempts to block it during a high school basketball game at Comstock High ...

Comstock coach Jason Hayes 'felt the weight lifted' after ending Colts' 40-game losing skid

Comstock coach Jason Hayes observes a preseason practice on Friday, Aug. 12 at Comstock High School. (Bryan Bennett | By Patrick Nothaft ...

Comstock to induct four individuals, 1996 state championship volleyball team into athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock's 1996 volleyball team, which won a state title, is a part of the Colts' sixth Hall of Fame class to be inducted later this month. (Courtesy Photo).

Father of 2 killed in hit-and-run was about to get married

Keaton Dorman, 25, of Paw Paw was struck by a vehicle and killed in the early hours of Monday, Oct. 30, on M-43 in Van Buren County.

James and Lois Richmond say $1M donation for Comstock scholarships is investment in young people, community  Mlive Kalamazoo

A half-century ago, a college education changed his life, James Richmond says. Now he and his wife, Lois, want to provide the same opportunity for students at ...

Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017

Follow along as we look at some of the top players to watch for the rest of the 2016-17 season.

Comstock now taking applications for new STEM Academy; informational meetings set for April 17-18  Mlive Kalamazoo

Officials at Comstock Public Schools are hoping to get about 180 students but could accommodate as many as 300 in their new STEM Academy, a specialized ...

15 Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017-18

Paw Paw's Luke Toliver (10) holds the ball as Plainwell's Luke Morrell (14) attempts to defend him during a boys high school basketball game at Plainwell High ...

Gorno takes volleyball reins at Elk Rapids | Local Sports  Traverse City Record Eagle

The Elk Rapids volleyball team finally found it's missing piece. After having three coaches in the last two years, the Elks hope they have locked down the person ...

Comstock seeking coaching candidates for varsity football

Comstock's Shane Easter is one of the best athletes in the area. He'll return to the Colts next year for his senior season. (MLive File Photo). By Justin Dacey ...

New developments in fatal Kalamazoo train crash  WWMT-TV

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There are new developments Wednesday night in a train crash that killed 3 young adults from Kalamazoo.

Records detail death threats Comstock Park teen allegedly sent to peers  The Grand Rapids Press -

Search warrants unsealed in Kent County District Court shed further light on the threats Malachino is accused of making. Investigators have said the threats were ...

36 Kalamazoo-area sites offering free lunch to children under 18

Kalamazoo County has 36 sites serving free lunch to children under age 18 during the summer.

Kalamazoo-area robotics team places in top 3% of teams worldwide

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Stryke Force FIRST robotics team, made up of dozens of Kalamazoo-area high school students, had a successful competition season.

Kalamazoo-area high school seniors recognized for Excellence in Education

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Nearly 50 high school seniors from the Kalamazoo area have been honored this year with Excellence in Education awards. Excellence in ...

Final high school baseball state rankings crown champions on paper

Here is a closer look at the final MHSBCA state rankings for 2017.

Nancy Kovach, victim in Comstock slaying, remembered as great mother, 'smiley, happy'  Mlive Kalamazoo

I hope everyone remembers her as the smiley, happy, bubbly person she was,” Nancy Kovach's sister Sandy Gardner said.

Rise in heroin overdoses in Kalamazoo area alarms police, is combination of high demand and purity  Kalamazoo Gazette -

KALAMAZOO, MI – Heroin overdoses are on the rise in Kalamazoo County, fueled by a market flooded with dealers offering a highly pure form of the drug to a ...

5 fun facts about Kalamazoo-area high school graduation season, which starts this week  Mlive Kalamazoo

Hundreds of high school seniors are graduating in the Kalamazoo-area starting this week.

Funeral service set for Carl Fox, victim of motorcycle crash in Comstock

Funeral arrangements have been set for Carl Roydale Fox, who died Friday in a motorcycle crash in Comstock Township. Fox, 24, was critically injured in a ...

Bicyclist killed by pickup truck was a 'loving brother, uncle and son'

One of Jeremy Smith's favorite memories was meeting Lance Armstrong last summer.

The 44 State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Schools' scores on the ACT, giving annually to all juniors, are judged in the context of student family incomes. It allows Bridge to predict a school's performance ...

Class of 2013: Jarrod Wetzel-Brown is going from Comstock to Harvard  Mlive Kalamazoo

Only the best and the brightest apply to Harvard, and only one of every 18 applicants is accepted. Among those accepted this spring for Harvard's Class of 2017 ...

Derek Jeter's leadership program graduates 7 scholars, inducts 11 more

KALAMAZOO, MI -- If you're wondering which area young people will become tomorrow's leaders, don't overlook those in the Jeter's Leaders program of Derek ...

Comstock's STEM Academy has 125 students so far; still enrolling  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Comstock Public Schools has enrolled 125 students so far in their STEM Academy, which is opening Sept. 3.

U.S. 131 Crash Victim Was ‘Hardworking Man’  Fox17

SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. - Funeral arrangements have been made for the man who died in an early morning crash on U.S. 131 in Schoolcraft this week. The crash ...

Plainwell has new superintendent, Harper Creek principal Matt Montange

PLAINWELL, MI -- Plainwell Community Schools has a new superintendent. Matt Montange, principal at Harper Creek High School for nearly three years, will fill ...

Kalamazoo County Excellence in Education program honors top students in Class of 2013  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Almost 50 Kalamazoo County high school seniors were honored Wednesday at a reception for being in the top 2.5 percent of their graduating class.

Whitmore Lake High gets grant to prepare students for college, careers

Whitmore Lake High School is one of 11 high schools across the state recently awarded grant funding to support students as they prepare for college and future ...

Hartford man charged in death of bicyclist in Portage

Joshua Christian Najacht has been charged with moving violation causing death.

Accelerator program for small businesses is part of more focused efforts

The Greater Kalamazoo Business Resources Group announced Monday that it will start a virtual accelerator program for small businesses.

Naming a valedictorian or Top 10 students: Does it make a difference? (Julie Mack column, with poll)  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A parent protests the practice of naming the top 10 students versus a valedictorian and a salutatorian. What do you think?

'Coach' definitely an earned title for retiring Ron Welch of Kalamazoo Valley CC women's basketball

Welch is set to retire from KVCC after 20 years when this season comes to an end. He will coach his final home game Monday, Feb. 23 against Grand Rapids ...

Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse, killed in Afghanistan, was a father of four

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse, a Kalamazoo airman who was killed Sunday, Oct. 12, in Kabul, Afghanistan, was a father of four who had 19 ...

Life without Kate: Trip to the post office turns tragic, leaves fiance grieving his bride-to-be  Kalamazoo Gazette -

... Gazette fileStudents file past a granite bench donated in memory of teacher Kate Kwasny in October 2007 at Comstock High School. A memorial *service* and ...

John Kovach pleads guilty to murdering wife, says he planned to commit suicide

KALAMAZOO, MI – In the moments before he shot and killed his wife, John Kovach planned to instead kill himself, until she confronted him and called him a ...

Fundraiser held for ex-wife of Kzoo mass shooting suspect

A fundraiser was held Saturday for the ex-wife and kids of accused Kalamazoo mass shooter, Jason Dalton.

Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Seven public schools in the Kalamazoo area, including two in Mattawan, were ranked in the top 10 percent of Michigan public schools in terms of academic ...

Hackett baseball's No. 1 ranking headlines Kalamazoo-area teams in preseason coaches' poll

Follow along to see some of the Kalamazoo area's top teams heading into the 2017 season.

Christmas Eve: 7 light displays worth checking out tonight in the Kalamazoo area

Is a driving tour of holiday lights part of your family's Christmas Eve plan?

Your guide to the 2015 Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

Balloons, bands and community spirit will be on display when the annual Kalamazoo Holiday Parade marches through downtown Kalamazoo on Saturday ...

Raising a barn near Kalamazoo with Tillers International (with photo gallery)  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Raising Day for David Kramer's post-and-beam building was Saturday, in his back yard on Nassau Street in Kalamazoo Township.

Parchment store owner Robert Bellisle served generations of customers, remembered as city's 'greatest ambassador'  Kalamazoo Gazette -

In addition to Friday's funeral Mass, there will be visitations at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes Westside Chapel, 3926 S. Ninth St., from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 ...

Concussions hit home: For Kalamazoo-area parents, more awareness and new fears about playing sports  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A wide range of physical activities, from biking to playing on a playground, carry a risk of concussion. But among people age 15 to 24, sports is the ...

State's latest 'report card' on Kalamazoo-area schools reflects new perspective on evaluating academic performance  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Two years ago, Bloomingdale Middle/High School landed on the list of the state's Persistently Lowest Performing schools. This year, Bloomingdale is among ...

'Once Upon a River' conveys Bonnie Jo Campbell's journey of discovery  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A literary agent once told Bonnie Jo Campbell, "Nobody wanted what I did" This summer, Campbell's latest novel, "Once Upon a River," is making its way into ...

At the Watercooler in Kalamazoo ... people are talking  The Grand Rapids Press -

At the Watercooler is a weekly listing of announcements from Southwest Michigan businesses and organizations.

Bruce LaBrie, Ward Lawrence vying for Republican nomination for Kalamazoo County sheriff  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Bruce LaBrie and Ward Lawrence have entered the Aug. 7 Republican primary for Kalamazoo County sheriff with similar visions and a similar message -- they ...

Jason Dalton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Jason Dalton, 45, has been identified as the gunman accused of killing at least six people in a random shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Enbridge asks for Kalamazoo River oil spill cleanup extension in letter to EPA  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Enbridge, Inc. has asked the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency for an extension to complete dredging of the Kalamazoo River due to continued ...

Baseball Announces Early Signees for 2018  EMU Eagles

Eastern Michigan University baseball Head Coach Mark Van Ameyde announced the signing of nine players to Letters of Intent, Nov. 18. The nine will join EMU ...

Putting a college advisor in every Michigan high school  Bridge Michigan

Getting low-income students to think about two- and four-year colleges is the goal of a program that can lift young people from poverty and boost the state's ...

Day Trip: Winona Lake, Indiana, is worth the trip -- maybe more than one  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Winona Lake was worth the wait. Hopefully, we won't have to wait several more years before visiting again to while away the day.

Softball Broncos take coach and player of the year awards | WMU News  WMU News

by Mat Kanan. May 12, 2011 | WMU News. Photo of WMU's Gracie Barstad. Gracie Barstad MAC Player of the Year. KALAMAZOO--Three members of the ...

Mr. Basketball Top 10: Hard work, not just height, transforms WMU signee Seth Dugan of Otsego into one of Michigan's best

OTSEGO, MI — If Otsego's Seth Dugan had it his way, he'd walk around unnoticed and let his play on the basketball court do the majority of the talking.

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