COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports, practice and tryouts for the winter schedule of events expands today with boy’s basketball and wresting having their opening sessions, joining girl’s basketball, which started practice a week ago today as well as gymnastics two weeks ago. T
The first action in the county on the winter sports schedule is in Bronson, where the girl’s basketball season begins two weeks from tomorrow when the Lady Vikings host Homer. The Coldwater varsity girl’s and boy’s basketball schedule starts on December Fourth with games against Battle Creek Central with the girls at home and the boy’s at Battle Creek. The MHSAA fall season continues with the volleyball and football playoffs. Volleyball finishes up this week with the quarterfinals tomorrow and then the final four beginning Thursday at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek and wrapping up on Saturday.
The second season in football has reached the semi final stage after regional title games were played this past weekend. The final destination is Ford Field in Detroit where championship contests are on tap for the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Two Southwest Michigan schools are still alive in the playoffs, SMAC East champion Harper Creek in Division Three and Constantine in Division Six.
Today on the Coach’s Corner, we’ll preview Coldwater’s opening week Winter sports schedules